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Victorian Eastern Region - Spectacular 2017 22nd Annual Fleece Show and Awards Luncheon

The Victorian Eastern Region Spectacular 2017 - 22nd Annual Fleece Show and Awards Luncheon was held at Warragul.

On behalf of the organizing team, we would like to congratulate the all the winners.

Thank you to everyone who entered fleeces this year, our judge Mrs Joanne Ham spoke very highly of the quality of fleeces entered and how much she enjoyed judging them. 

Huacaya Alpaca of the Year - Alternative View Mahatma (LF)

Suri Alpaca of the Year - Chakana Blue Muchacho ET (LF)
Champion Huacaya Fleece - Alternative View Mahatma (LF)

Champion Suri Fleece - Stevley Park Madonnas India Groove (SMBrown)

Best New Breeder - Maddy Bissels - Esperance Alpacas 

Thank you to our Fleece Judge Mrs Joanne Ham, M.C. Nic Holdsworth did a stirling job.

Thank you to the Warragul Reception and Conference Centre - a wonderful venue, superb food and attentive staff. A great afternoon was enjoyed by all.

Photos of the event can be viewed online or in the attached pdf.





Victorian Eastern Region - Spectacular 2017 22nd Annual Fleece Show and Awards Luncheon

Press Release

Please note the event times:

Venue: Warragul Reception and Conference Centre

Address: 41 Sutton Street, Warragul

Date: 30 April 2017 Sunday

Time: 11am – 4pm


$30.00 V.E.R. Members
$60.00 Non Members
$12 .00 per child (12yrs & under) Kids Menu

RSVP: Friday 14th April [dinner bookings must be received by this date]

Dress Code: Good Casual

Lunch Booking Form



Bill Plunkett Memorial Trophy – Champion Huacaya Fleece
V.E.R. Perpetual Trophy - Champion Suri Fleece

Closing date : 31st March

Shearing is over, time to gather up those beautiful fleeces for our Regions 22nd Annual Fleece Show.

All fleeces will be grid tested. Please check the website www.ver.org.au for entry forms and schedule.

We want to see you at the Spectacular, but if you cannot make it, you can still enter your fleeces.

Entry Forms, Fees and Fleeces must be received by 31st March

Fleeces can be posted or delivered to :

 Bob McLeod – 115 Gleeson Road, Tynong. or Postal: PO Box 402, Tynong, 3813. p: 5629 1140

 J + D Daddo – 109 Stony Creek Road, Red Hill. or Postal: P O Box 129, Red Hill, 3937. p: 5989 2866

 Lezley Golding – 155 Dore Road, Nar Nar Goon, 3812. p: 5941 5561

 Collected at Red Hill Show, Saturday 11th March 2017.

 Collected at VER OR Meeting, Sunday 26th March 2017 - 695 Tooradin Station Road, Clyde



Lyla Fisher Memorial Trophy - Alpaca of the Year Huacaya
Keith Turner Memorial Trophy - Alpaca of the Year Suri
Diane Condon Memorial Trophy - Best New Breeder



The Victorian Eastern Region wish to acknowledge and thank those who have retired from our industry in the past couple of years and Welcome New Breeders to our Region.



Once again we will be running the popular, YBTJ. Judge a Huacaya fleece and a Suri fleece.
Those with the closest points to the Fleece Judges’ points, wins.



This year members will be given the opportunity to promote their Alpaca related Business, Stud Males, Animals for Sale, Product etc . by way of a Trade Display Table.

Members who wish to participate, need to bring along a table, no larger than a standard 1.8 trestle.

Cost will be $15 per table, one per member. Space available is limited, so book early. ‘First in best dressed’.

Those setting up a Trade Display Table can arrive at 10.00am to set up. The Spectacular Event closes at 4pm and all displays must be packed up and room vacated by 5pm. booking sheet available 

This year we will not be running Photography Competition, Handcraft Competition and Silent Auction, to allow members/guests more time to look at fleeces, peruse the Trade Display Tables and Network amongst themselves.