2018 Event Schedule

Pre-Show Activities

1:00 pm Vendor Set Up (may drive in today only)
1:00 pm Sponsor Stall Set Up (no animals)
1:00 pm Volunteer Stall Set Up (no animals)
7:00 pm Barn Closes

Welcome to GWAS!

7:30 am to 10:00 am Volunteer Check-In
10:00 am Alpaca Check-in Opens – Location TBD
(Vet, ARI Certificate, Compliance Check)
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Photography & Art Check-In
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm Fiber Arts Check-in (also available Fri am)
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Open Class – Halter Showing Basics with Ann Danielson (Ring 1)
5:00 pm Vet Check Closes
5:30 pm Compliance Check Closes

 Friday, May 4th, 2018

8:00 am to 12:00 pm Fiber Arts Check-In (also available Thurs pm)
8:00 am Opening Ceremony (Stadium Arena)
8:30 am Compliance Challenges (Ring 1)
9:00 am Huacaya Halter Show Begins (Rings 1 & 2)
9:00 am Suri Walking Fleece Judging Begins (Ring 3)
9:00 am Huacaya Walking Fleece Judging Begins (Rings 3a & 4)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Open to Public – Selfie Booth Operational
10:00 am Silent Auction Open (Cowboy Bar)
12:00 pm Closed Fiber Arts, Photography & Arts Judging Begins
After Lunch Huacaya Halter Show Resumes (Rings 1 & 2)
After Lunch Huacaya Walking Fleece Judging Resumes (Rings 3a & 4)
After Lunch Suri Walking Fleece Judging Resumes (Ring 3)
Suri Halter Begins after Walking Fleece (Ring 3)
2:00pm to 4:00pm Fiber Arts, Photography & Art on Display
3:00 pm to Barn Closing Shearing Available (North end of East Barn)
4:30 pm Anticipated End of Halter & Walking Fleece Classes
6:00pm – 9:00pm Buffet Dinner/Cash Bar at Host Hotel
Live Auction & Live Entertainment
Seating is Limited, Reservations Required

NOTE: THERE ARE NO YOUTH/PERFORMANCE ACTIVITIES ON FRIDAY!

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

7:00am to Barn Closing Shearing Available (North end of East Barn)
8:00 am to 9:00 am Vet Check for Performance Alpacas
8:00 am Halter Show Resumes with Production Classes First (Rings 1 – 3)
8:00 am Huacaya Walking Fleece Judging Resumes  (Designated area Ring 3)
9:00 am Judge’s Meeting with Performance Exhibitors
9:15 am Performance Obstacle Classes Begin (Ring 4)
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Open to the Public – Selfie Booth & Fiber Demonstrations
10:00 am Silent Auction Opens (Cowboy Bar)
Lunch Break Costume Classes (Stadium Arena)
Immediately After Costume Classes Halter Classes Resume (Rings 1 – 3)
Huacaya Walking Fleece Judging Resumes (Designated Area Ring 3)
Performance Public Relations Classes (Ring 4)
Immediately after Public Relations Youth Judging Clinic (Ring 4)
5:00 pm Anticipated End of Halter  & Walking Fleece Classes
5:00 pm Silent Auction Closes (Cowboy Bar)

Sunday, May 6, 2018

7:00am to Close Shearing Available (North end of East Barn)
9:00am Walking Fleece Awards/Judges Comments (Ring 3)
9:30am Halter Classes Resume (Rings 1 – 3)
9:00am to 10:30am Youth Judging Clinic Resumes (Ring 4)
10:00am to 3:00pm Open to the Public – Selfie Booth & Fiber Demonstrations
11:00am Judge’s Choice Suri Awards (f halter classes are complete – Ring 3)
11:00am to 12:30pm Performance Showmanship Classes (Ring 4)
12:00pm Fiber Arts, Photography & Arts Pick Up
1:00pm Youth Awards
At Conclusion of Huacaya Halter Huacaya Judge’s Choice Awards (Ring 1)
3:00pm Anticipated End of Show

Thank you for coming! See you next year! May 3rd – 5th, 2019

GWAS 2018 Schedule : Full schedule in PDF format.