General Information - MOPACA Invitational Alpaca Show 2019

The entire MIAS show committee thanks you for your support and wishes you an enjoyable and fun-filled weekend with us at the Hale Arena in Kansas City!        Debbie Hoerl, Event Coordinator

MOPACA invites you to LEARN IT, LIVE IT, LOVE IT with us!

The MOPACA Invitational Alpaca Show (MIAS) is a Level III AOA-Certified halter show using 60/40 judging (60% fleece and 40% conformation), and a Level I AOA-Certified Walking Fleece Show. MIAS will be facilitated in accordance with the current AOA Show Division rules. You do not need to be a MOPACA member to enter.

Dates:  March 30-31, 2019  (Check-in and set up on March 29 - See Friday's activities here.)


  • Diana Timmerman (Males–Both Huacaya and Suri)
  • Stephanie Glyptis (Females–Both Huacaya and Suri)
  • Wade Gease (Walking Fleece)

Location:  American Royal Hale Arena  The American Royal is a 14-acre complex located in the historic River Bottoms District 5 minutes from downtown Kansas City.
1701 American Royal Ct.
Kansas City, MO.
More information and directions are available here.

Registration: Registration for the Halter Show and Walking Fleece Show opens October 1, 2018. More information is available here.  Key dates are provided here.

Forms and Downloads: 

Key Contacts:

Debbie Hoerl, Show Coordinator
(913) 530-0769

Clarissa Wisner, Show Registrar
14660 County Road 8160
Rolla, MO 65401      (573) 368-0751

Kim Tollers, Show Superintendent
(608) 543-3754

WI-FI:   Please provide your own method for internet. Hale Arena no longer provides WI-FI.

Sponsors and Vendors:

As a sponsor, vendor or a MOPACA member, you may place an item, e.g., brochure, flyer or small advertising item, in the registration bags that are given out to all exhibitors during check-in. These “stuffers” must be no larger than 8.5” x 11”.  Please send a quantity of 120 after February 15th and arrive no later than March 9th, 2019, to allow ample time for volunteers to stuff bags.

Boxes or envelopes should be marked “FLYERS” and mailed to Debbie Hoerl, Alpacas of Moose Creek Ranch, 23681 Quivira Road, Bucyrus, KS 66013. Items received after March 9th will be returned to Sponsor, Vendor or Member at the show. NO ITEMS ARE TO BE MAILED TO THE AMERICAN ROYAL.


  • Food and drink concessions will be available Saturday and Sunday.
  • Smoking and pets are not permitted in the facility.
  • As a courtesy to your fellow exhibitors, please do not tear down until the end of the show on Sunday.
  • If you are not a show exhibitor, no outside sales of animals are permitted at this venue.
  • If you are not a show exhibitor, no animals or trailers with animals will be allowed at this venue from 7:00 A.M., March 27th through 8:00 P.M., March 31.
  • A Suri Network Get-Together for Suri breeders and anyone interested in Suri alpacas will be held in the male ring on Saturday evening after the day’s competition is completed.

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