Hawkes Bay Show


Dates

  • Entries Close: 8th October 2016
  • Deliver Fleeces by 17th October 2016
  • Fleece Judging: 20th October 2016
  • Breed Judging: 21st October 2016

Type of Show

Full Fleece Breed with Age Group Championship

Contacts

  • Convenor Fleece & Breed: Sarah Busby 
  • Deliver Fleeces to: Sarah Busby 

Judges

Diane Marks – Breed & Fleece

General Information

The Hawkes Bay show takes place each year on the Thursday (fleece) and Friday (breed) prior to Labour Day Holiday in late October. This year the dates are Fleece Thursday 20th October and Breed Friday 21st October. We are thrilled to have Diane Marks as our judge.  We are running a colour Championship schedule whereby each colour in both Huacaya and Suri compete against each other to select the Champion and reserve Champion in that colour. We are continuing to separate of White from Light Fawn to make a stand-alone Light Fawn Colour Championship. When entering your animals remember that if there is a light fawn blush on the top of the head and/or along the top-line, your animal is classed as light fawn. If in doubt please get a colour check done prior to the start of the show.

The after-show event is a casual 'wine and cheese' that will be held ringside so we hope you can stay for a short while after the showing has finished.

We are hoping for a fine warm sunny Hawkes Bay day but whatever the weather you are assured of a warm welcome to the show. If you wish to bring your alpacas and stable them at the grounds the day before the breed show please contact me so I can explain the arrangements.
If you have any other requests or queries please drop me an email
busby.sj@gmail.com

Sponsorship Information

Show season is fast upon us and closing dates are just around the corner. As convenor for the Hawkes Bay show I am writing to encourage you to take part once again in our Alpaca show. We run both breed and fleece shows, the breed show is a full fleece colour championship, and the fleece section is a standard age group schedule. We have already received entries for this year from the southern-most tip of the south island and we are hoping that our show is well and truly on your radar too.

Our A & P committee are extremely generous and support our section by paying to bring in and host our judge, provide ribbons and perpetual trophies for Supreme Suri, Supreme Huacaya and for Champion Suri fleece and Champion Huacaya fleece.  They also offer good hospitality for our stewards and helpers alike.

Each year we need to raise a small amount of money to cover sundry items and we do this by offering sponsorship opportunities.

Supreme Champion Huacaya Alpaca

Supreme Champion Suri Alpaca

These are our two premium sponsorships.Your name will be associated with the very best alpacas exhibited at the show this year.

  • Supreme sponsors will be allocated pens nearest to the arena making it easy to get to and from the ring.
  • You will be able to place a full page advert in the catalogue which will be distributed to all exhibitors.
  • You can present the trophy to the Supreme alpaca that you have sponsored
  • Your poster/banner can be displayed in the ring giving you great exposure to the public and exhibitors alike.

Sponsorship price $80

Colour Champions for Huacaya and Suri
Champion & Reserve Champions in all age groups Huacaya or Suri
 

  • Your name will be associated with the very best of each coloured alpaca exhibited at the show this year.
  • You will be able to place a quarter page advert in the catalogue which will be distributed to all exhibitors.
  • Your poster/banner can be displayed in the ring giving you great exposure to the public and exhibitors alike.


Sponsorship price $50

Please let me know by email if you are able to help support our show through sponsorship.  My email address is
busby.sj@gmail.com

Pens will be available from late on Thursday afternoon for any of you who travel long distances to the show and there is security in operation after hours to give you peace of mind.

Any questions at all, please don't hesitate to email me.

Many thanks and I look forward to facilitating a great Hawkes Bay show for you in 2016.

Sarah Busby
Convenor