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July 7, 2022

Approximately 5 years ago the National Council (NC) and the Showing & Judging Sub-committee (SJSC) put out a questionnaire to the membership asking for input about splitting the Grey/Roan classes. At that time it was decided that if the convenors were happy to split the classes, then they could have their next show schedule reflect the split and become separate classes as an option available to them.

This was given a trial period and the feedback now is that there is a wish to formalise the split for all AANZ sanctioned shows - such a split would necessitate a rule change which to date has not happened.

The number of Roan coloured alpacas has increased hugely in the past few years, and at a recent meeting of the SJSC, they unanimously voted for recommending to the NC, the splitting of the Grey/Roan classes in much the same way as the White/Light fawn split a few years ago.

The (NC) supports this recommendation and has duly ratified the separation of these classes. These hanges will come into effect 14 days from the date of this notice and be entered into the Show Rules and Regulations.


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