AlpacaGram 10.15 | National Fleece Show Registration is Open

2023 AOA National Education and Fiber Conference
AlpacaGram 10.155April 10, 2023

Ready! Set! Register!

Registration for the
2023 AOA National Fleece Show is Open!

July 12–15, 2023 • Burlington, Kentucky

Now is the time to register and mail in your fleeces for the 2023 AOA National Fleece Show, happening at the Boone County Extension Building in Burlington, Kentucky.


Fleeces shorn on or after 1/1/2022 are eligible to compete for Spin-Off competition. The deadline to register for Spin-Off is May 12, and entries must be received no later than May 20.

Register for Spin-Off

Fleece Show

Register and submit your fleeces for the National Fleece Show by June 12 in order to receive discounted Early Bird pricing. General registration ends on June 26.

Register for Fleece Show

Innovative Fleece Assessment

This year we will also be bringing back the Innovative Fleece Assessment (IFA), a new and scientific method for fleece judging that focuses more on the potential end product of the fleece. Registration for IFA will also run until June 26.

The Fleece Show and IFA Show each have their own registration link. Please note that one fleece can not be entered into both shows.

Register for Innovative Fleece Assessment

Fiber Arts & Skeins

Show off your skill and creativity by submitting your creations to the National Fiber Arts & Skeins show. Entries must consist of 50% alpaca fiber and should be shipped separately from fleece entries. Registration will be open until June 26. Entries can be shipped or brought directly to the show.

Register for Fiber Arts or Skeins

You can find further information and details regarding the AOA National Fleece show by visiting

AOA National Education And Fiber Conference

The AOA National Fleece Show is held in conjunction with the AOA National Education & Fiber Conference (NEFC) taking place July 14–16 in Burlington, Kentucky. Registration for NEFC seminars and workshops is also open. Use code “Nationals23” at checkout for $25 off your Weekend Pass until April 20.

Register for NEFC
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