Why the Kentucky Classic is great for everyone:
Ø Gorgeous setting! We’re at Fasig-Tipton, an elegant venue that hosts many of the top thoroughbred auctions in the world. You and your alpacas deserve to show in a facility built for the international elite! Be sure to look at the photos elsewhere on the show website.
Ø Convenient location! Just north of Lexington, KY, with easy access from all directions via I-64 and I-75
Ø Ideal show facilities!
§Show arena with lots of natural and artificial light, elegant woodwork, and clean, rubber-coated floors
§12’ by 12’ concrete stalls with nearby water, electricity, storage space, rest rooms, and easy access to the show ring
§arena personnel with motorized transport to help you unload and pack up
Ø $87 room rate at the host Clarion Hotel – BUT you need to reserve by March 8 for that rate AND there are several other local events filling up hotels that weekend
Ø Free parking for your cars, trucks, trailers, and RV parking with hook-ups (additional charge)
Ø Variety of additional activities!
§Welcome Meet-and-Greet at the Clarion Hotel Friday night from 6:00-9:00, with beer, wine, snacks and demonstrations of simple fiber projects for your next Farm Day
§Interactive “All About Alpacas” display on Saturday for the public
§Fashion show featuring local fiber artists and their alpaca-based creations
§Herdsire breeding auction
§Silent Auction, with a variety of alpaca-related and other items, including The Art and Science of Alpaca Judging by Jude Anderson, Cheryl Gehly, Mike Safley, & Amanda VandenBosch ($90 value)
§Llama and Alpaca Care: Medicine, Surgery, Reproduction, Nutrition, and Herd Health (value: $152) Your post card is your entry – be sure to bring it with you to the show!
§Year’s membership in the Suri Network (value: $100)– one entry per farm registering suris for the show
§Dinner for two at the Clarion Hotel (given away at the Meet and Greet)
§$15 Subway gift card (given away at the Meet and Greet)
Ø A range of hotel and restaurant options nearby in Lexington (especially important if you miss out on the discounted rate at the host hotel); and
Ø The incomparable beauty of spring in Kentucky!