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MOPACA Invitational

Alpaca Show

Alpaca Show

General Information

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!        Ron Cosner, Event Coordinator

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

The MOPACA Invitational Alpaca Show (MIAS) and the new Mid America Alpaca Show will be facilitated in accordance with the current AOA Show Division rules. You do not need to be a MOPACA member to enter.

The MOPACA Invitational Alpaca Show will include:

  • Halter Show
  • Walking Fleece
  • Production Classes

The Mid America Alpaca Challenge will include:

  • Halter Show
  • Novice Small Breeder classes (in business 10 yrs or less and no more than 20 registered females.)

Dates:  March 31-April 2, 2023  (Check-in and set up on March 30 - See Thursday's activities here.)

    MOPACA Invitational Alpaca Show:
    • Wade Gease (Halter Show, Production Classes)
    • Helen Testa (Walking Fleece)

    Mid America Alpaca Challenge:
    • Beverly Brehm  (Halter Show)

      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, 2022. More information is available here.  Key dates are provided here.


      Registration fees for Halter Show entries, Walking Fleece:

      $45 / animal, members

      $50 / animal, non-Members


      Production Classes (Get of Sire, Produce of Dam, Breeders Best Three):

      $45 / entry, members

      $50 / entry, non-Members


      Members – early bird rate of $145 until 2/21/23. After 2/21/23 rate is $155

      Non-Members – early bird rate of $160 until 2/21/23.  After 2/21/23 rate is $170

      Vendor Space:

      Member $150; Non-member $160

      Electricity $25

      Tables $10

      Chairs $5

      Forms and Downloads

      Key Contacts:

      Show Coordinator

      Ron Cosner

      Show Superintendent

      Judy Schroeder


      WI-FI:   Please provide your own method for internet. Hale Arena does not provide WI-FI.


      Sponsors 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 arrived no later than March 23rd, 2023, to allow ample time for volunteers to stuff bags. Boxes or envelopes should be marked “FLYERS” and mailed to:

      Debbie Hoerl, Sponsor Coordinator
      23681 Quivera Road
      Bucyrus, KS, 66013

      Items received after March 23rd 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 Friday, 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.
      • No animals or trailers with animals other than those of exhibitors will be allowed at this venue from 7:00 A.M., March 30th through 8:00 P.M., April 2.

      COVID-19:  MOPACA will comply with any applicable COVID recommendations at the time of the shows.  

      Updates will be published in this space.   

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