MIDWEST ALPACA OWNERS 
AND BREEDERS ASSOCIATION


Who We Are

  • MOPACA is a network of farms that are willing to share information, educate others, and offer advice about alpacas.
  • MOPACA’s website (www.mopaca.org) is designed to promote public awareness of alpacas and to bring national focus to the states in which MOPACA members are located.
  • The MOPACA.org website has a direct link on Alpaca Owner’s Association website, as well as links to many other web resources. Alpaca Owner’s Association is the United States’ national association. www.alpacainfo.com
  • Members make new friends and keep up with the industry through interaction with other MOPACA members at meetings, seminars, and our annual show.

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MOPACA's Purposes

  • Promote public awareness of alpacas and to bring national focus to the states in which MOPACA’s members are located as a pleasant place to purchase and raise alpacas;
  • Educate the membership of MOPACA on the care and breeding of alpacas;
  • To provide information and resources on promoting and marketing alpaca fiber and products;
  • To provide a network of communication among alpaca owners and breeders;
  • To operate as an educational nonprofit organization within the meaning of Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code; and
  • Adhere to the objectives of the national Alpaca Owners Association (AOA).
Membership Types and Benefits
 Farm   
Fiber/
Business
Voting rights
 X 
Eligible to serve on Board of Directors
X
 
Eligible to be an Officer
 X 
Discounts on selected MOPACA show registrations
X
 
Free farm listing on MOPACA through Openherd
 X 
Link to your farm website from MOPACA website in directory
X
 
May receive current membership listing
X
 X
Name listed on MOPACA membership page
X
 X
Free web-based classroom for camelid education through Kansas State University
 X
 X
List farm events on the MOPACA calendar XX
List a farm event on the MOPACA Facebook page X 
Members may have an eblast sent the MOPACA membership list X X
Receive a free quarterly MOPACA newsletter X X
Discounts on show sponsorships and advertisements in the MOPACA Show Book X X
Discount on vendor booth at MOPACA show
 XX
Listed as a member in MOPACA Alpaca Show Book X X
Members can place an item in the MOPACA Show Bag at no charge. X X
Receive reduced fees for MOPACA seminars and educational events X X
Eligible to serve on committees X X
 May attend all membership meetings and functions
 X X
 May give demonstrations at events
 XX
 May sell product in MOPACA booth
 Xlimited

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