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.

Membership Fees

MOPACA online membership fees are $125 per year for a Farm Membership, and $65 per year for a Fiber/Business membership.  If you choose to mail in an application along with a check, the fees are $120 for a Farm Membership and $60 for a Fiber/Business Membership.

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).

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Membership Year

The membership year starts June 1.  You may join at any time during the year and receive the assigned benefits for your membership level for the remainder of the membership year.  

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
Eligible for discounts at MOPACA educational events
 XX
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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