2017 Event Schedule

 

Pre-Show Activities

1:00pm Vendor Set Up (may drive in today only)
1:00pm Sponsor Stall Set Up (no animals)
1:00pm Volunteer Stall Set Up (no animals)
1:00pm – 7:00pm NEAFP Fiber Collection (Stadium Hall)
7:00pm  Barn Closes

Welcome to GWAS!

 

8:00am to 10:00am Volunteer Check-In
8:00am to 5:30pm NEAFP Fiber Collection (Stadium Hall)
10:00am Alpaca Check-in Opens – Gate 7 & Stadium Arena
(Vet, ARI Certificate, Compliance Check)
2:00pm to 5:00pm Photography & Art Check-In
3:30pm to 5:00pm Fiber Arts Check-in (also available Fri am)
4:00pm to 5:00 pm Open Class – Halter Showing Basices with Ann Danielson (Ring 3)
5:00 pm Vet Check Closes
5:30 pm Compliance Check Closes

 Friday, May 5th, 2017

8:00am to 12:00pm Fiber Arts Check-In (also available Thurs pm)
8:00am Opening Ceremony (Stadium Arena)
8:20am Compliance Challenges (Ring 1)
8:30am Huacaya Halter Show Begins (Rings 1 & 2)
8:30am Suri Walking Fleece Judging Begins (Ring 3)
8:30am Huacaya Walking Fleece Judging Begins (Ring 4)
10:00am to 4:00pm Open to Public – Selfie Booth Operational
10:00am Silent Auction Open (Cowboy Bar)
12:00pm Closed Fiber Arts, Photography & Arts Judging Begins
12:00pm Lunch Hour Educational Seminar (Beef Palace Auction Arena)
Caring For Alpacas In Extreme Weather Conditions, Signe Balch, DVM
1:00pm Huacaya Halter Show Resumes (Rings 1 & 2)
1:00pm Huacaya Walking Fleece Judging Resumes (Ring 4)
1:00pm Suri Walking Fleece Juding Resumes (Ring 3)
Suri Halter Begins after Walking Fleece (Ring 3)
1:00pm Fiber Arts, Photography & Art Judge’s Comments
1:30pm to 4:00pm Fiber Arts, Photography & Art on Display
3:00pm to Barn Closing Shearing Available (North end of East Barn)
5:00pm Anticipated End of Halter Classes
5:30pm Anticipated End of Walking Fleece Classes

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

 

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

7:00am to Barn Closing Shearing Available (North end of East Barn)
8:00am to 7:00pm NEAFP Fiber Collection (Stadium Hall)
8:00am to 9:00am Vet Check for Performance Alpacas
8:00am Halter Show Resumes with Production Classes First (Rings 1 – 3)
8:00am Huacaya Walking Fleece Judging Resumes  (Beef Palace Auction Arena)
9:00am Judge’s Meeting with Performance Exhibitors
9:15am Performance Obstacle Classes Begin (Ring 4)
10:00am to 5:00pm Open to the Public – Selfie Booth Operational
Also Fiber Demonstrations until 4 pm
10:00am to 5:00pm Denver Handmade Homemade (HAHO) Market
10:00am Silent Auction Opens (Cowboy Bar)
Lunch Break Costume Classes (Stadium Arena)
Immediately After Costume Classes Halter Classes Resume (Rings 1 – 3)
Performance Public Relations Classes (Ring 4)
Immediately after Public Relations Youth Judging Clinic (Ring 4)
4:30pm Anticipated End of Halter  & Walking Fleece Classes
4:30pm Suri Walking Fleece Judge’s Comments & Awards (Ring 3)
5:00pm to 7:00pm Meet & Greet (hors d’oeuvres & cash bar)
Live Auction & Fashion Show (Beef Palace Auction Arena)

Sunday, May 7, 2017

7:00am to Close Shearing Available (North end of East Barn)
8:00am to 3:00pm NEAFP Fiber Collection (Stadium Hall)
9:00am Halter Classes Resume (Rings 1 – 3)
9:00am to 1:00pm Huacaya Walking Fleece Resumes (Beef Palace Auction Arena)
9:00am to 10:30am Youth Judging Clinic Resumes/Competition (Ring 4)
10:00am Silent Auction Closes (Cowboy Bar)
10:00am to 3:00pm Open to the Public – Selfie Booth Operational
Also Fiber Demonstrations until 2 pm
10:00am to 3:00pm Denver Handmade Homemade (HAHO) Market
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 Walking Fleece Huacaya Walking Fleece Judges Comments and Awards (Beef Palace Auction Arena)
At Conclusion of Huacaya Halter Judge’s Choice Huacaya & Suri Awards (Stadium Arena)
3:00pm Anticipated End of Show

Thank you for coming! See you next year! May 4th – 6th, 2018

GWAS 2017 Schedule : Full schedule in PDF format.