Superintendent: Rhonda Livengood
Check in: Thursday, July 15, 2021, 12:30 pm
Judging: Thursday, July 15, 2021, 1pm
1. Any unruly llama will be removed from the show. The superintendent or Judge may make this decision.2. Contestants must be 4-H youth members enrolled in the Custer County llama project as of May 1st, of current year.3. The Alpaca Llama Show Association 22nd Edition 2019 Handbook guidelines and rules will be followed. This can be found at alsashow.net.
Class 1: Showmanship
Showmanship is a demonstration of the handler’s ability to show their animal to its best advantage at halter. Judging is based on the exhibitor’s skills in fitting, grooming, animal knowledge, following directions, and showing style when presenting the animal to the Judge. The animal’s conformation is not considered. Handler’s attire should be neat, clean, and appropriate. Black pants or skirt, Western or white shirt or blouse and sturdy shoes or boots.
Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes will be awarded for all age groups as well as ribbons from 1st-6th.
Performance Classes will follow Showmanship. Champion and Reserve Champion will be awarded for Junior, Intermediate, and Senior Performance based on ALSA points for Obstacle, PR and Pack.
Class 2: Obstacle
This class demonstrates the llama’s obedience and willingness to complete the activities requested by the handler. Obstacles may include a bridge or ramp, jumps, change of pace, and backing. Ribbons will be awarded for 1st-6th place.
Class 3: Public Relations
This class tests a llama ability to participate in community events. PR obstacles may include stairs or ramps, petting, loading in a vehicle, backing and picking up a foot or showing teeth. Ribbons will be awarded for 1st-6th place.
Class 4: Pack
This class simulates the conditions and obstacles encountered when packing on the trail. All packs must have two straps and panniers must be filled out. Obstacles may include a bridge or ramp, step over and backing. Ribbons will be awarded for 1st-6th place.