California State Fair

Cal-Expo Fairgrounds, Sacramento, CA

July 23rd - 26th

JUNE 19th!!!!!

Show Superintendent: Kathy Nichols 916-799-1201
Judges: Cynthia Ernst from Michigan

Download the complete show packet from Cal-Expo.

Did you receive the newsletters? If it got misplaced download another copy here. Contact Kathy to be added to the mailing list.

Youth Newsletter

Poster Competition Newletter

Your Cal-ILA Board of Directors and Volunteers are working hard to make this a memorable event. Plan on coming, bring new friends and let’s all have fun with each other and our wonderful llamas!!

August 15th

Hot August Nights - Turlock, CA

Download Entry Forms

Deadline to appear in the show program is August 6!!

Judge Wally Baker

Info: Larry Macedo -

2015 Events!

Looking for something to do with your llamas this year? Take a look at the CAL-ILA Calendar. Shows, clinics, parades and just about something for everyone. Download our printable calendar by clicking the button above and post it on your bulletin board or refrigerator. That way you won't miss the excitement.
Ranch Tours, Hikes, Clinics and Parades.
We still need volunteers to host ranch tours, lead hikes and participate in clinics and parades.  Just let a Board member know how you want to get involved.

So come on out and join us, and have some llama fun. Interested in something not listed on the calendar? Just let a Board Member know. We are always looking for new ideas.

Llama Community Pioneers' Deaths

Dr. Murray Fowler, May 18th, 2014

Judge George Nelson, May 9th, 2014







Event Calendar

Make sure to check the calendar for full details about upcoming CAL-ILA and non-CAL-ILA events throughout the year. New events are posted often so, check back again or add an RSS feed .

Make a Difference

Volunteers keep the association alive and vital. We need your active participation to make ranch tours, clinics, llama hikes, play days and shows successful.

Get involved and help make this an organization that really meets the needs of the llama community
(that's you!).

Read More to see what you can do...




Membership Advantage

Don't miss the benefits, get join CAL-ILA or renew your membership now.


Application Form

As a member, you are a part of one of the most effective organizations in the camelid community.

The organization has funded important camelid medical and surgical research.  We have successfully fought local bans on camelids.  We have sponsored camelid study scholarships for working veterinarians.

Join us today to take full advantage of the groundbreaking initiatives CAL-ILA is leading.

Click here for an application...

Photo: Sherry Halligan & Friends - Oregon Public Broadcasting