On behalf of the Victorian Eastern Region Committee, we are pleased to announce the Victorian Eastern Region Alpaca of the Year 2019/20 awards:-
Suri Alpaca of the Year and winner of the Keith Turner Memorial Trophy is Chakana Blue Chemistry
– owned by Julie Blake of Chakana Blue Alpacas.
This is the 7th year in a row that Chakana Blue has been awarded VER Suri Alpaca of the Year. I am sure you will all agree this is an impressive result and our congratulations go to Julie Blake on her successful Suri breeding program.
2013/14 – Chakana Blue Momentum
2014/15 – Chakana Blue Hot Tamale
2015/16 – Chakana Blue Zenos’ Paradox
2016/17 – Chakana Blue Muchacho
2017/18 – Chakana Blue Muchacho
2018/19 – Chakana Blue Time Machine
Huacaya Alpaca of the Year and winner of the Lyla Fisher Memorial Trophy is Goldleaf Lyrical Song
– owned jointly by Lynda and Nic Holdsworth of Auravale Alpacas and Brett Fallon of Goldleaf Alpacas
This is the 3rd year in a row Auravale has been awarded VER Huacaya Alpaca of the Year.
2017/18 – Goldleaf Vintage Burlesque
2018/19 – Auravale Lucian (Joint winner with Grand Flowerdale Ivy League)
Julie Blake and Lynda & Nic Holdsworth will be presented with their trophies in the coming weeks.
Please join us in congratulating our VER members Julie, Tim, Lynda and Nic.