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About TxOLAN

The TxOLAN Alpaca Association is a regional affiliate of the national Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association (AOBA). TxOLAN is comprised of alpaca owners and other interested individuals from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and New Mexico.

Upcoming Events


2020 TXOLAN Sweetheart Spectacular

The 2020 TXOLAN Sweetheart Spectacular will include competition, education, vendors, silent and live... Details >

2019 TXOLAN Sweetheart Spectacular

February 15-17, 2019

2018 is now in the books and it was a GREAT Event!!  Thank you to all the competitors, exhibitors, teachers, judges, sponsors, superintendents and coordinators and our volunteers and public attendees.  It was a grand showcase with folks from near and far and some stunning animals throughout the barns.  

With that said - IT IS TIME TO BLOCK YOUR CALENDARS FOR Feb 15-17, 2019!!

SAME LOCATION - Will Rogers Memorial Complex in Fort Worth, TEXAS

Cattle Barns 2 & 3 with the adjoining arena

It will be slightly later in 2019 as the Fort Worth Stock Show won't be over until Feb 9.  Therefore, our Friday will be February 15 and things will wrap on Sunday, Feb 17.  Block it now!!  Based on our Board/Member review on Saturday, we will be targeting to protect the education day on Friday by adding a judge and pushing Walking Fleece to Saturday.  Check-in would then be allowed on Friday for those that don't want to attend Education classes!(You really should attend those as we have an outstanding offering)

The 2018 TXOLAN Sweetheart Spectacular realized a 10% growth factor over 2017.  That more than demonstrates the quality of our event and the focus we all put in to remaining one of the best alpaca events in the country.  No one is saying we will surpass Nationals or MAPACA anytime soon, though we can say that we provide a truly solid jump on the new year for both your competitive and educational objectives. 

2019 will continue and, hopefully grow, the performance competition.  We had

 good beginning this year and everyone needs to continue targeting these young


As always we'll be working to add additional vendors and expand on our public relations activities to continue the strong growth we realized in 2018 in this area.  

We are getting the word out early so that everyone will block their calendars

and be sure to tell all their contacts.  Look forward to seeing you there!!