— The Empire Alpaca Assoc. Team

Alpaca farming in New YorkNY alpaca farms

About EAA

In May of 2001 16 alpaca breeders in New York came together to create a very successful alpaca showcase they called the Empire Alpaca Extravaganza. Farms came from all over the Northeast to... read more >


October 22nd - 25th at the New York State Fairgrounds

2020 Empire Winter Symposium. 

We Have exciting news to share with you. 

Come join us on February 22nd for the Empire Winter Symposium. Please click on the blue link tab below for more information. 

 2020 Winter Symposium Information


  • Dr. Ruthann and Dr. Ed McCaslin. Skin issues and fecal testing
  • Exciting Seminar with Theresa jewell. Successful Merchandising 101

Round Table:

  • Dr. Sarah Lowry. Ask the vet.
  • Jeffrey and Alyssa Ebel. Getting ready for 2020 shearing season.
  • Karen Clark.  Halter training 101.
  • Jeff Jorritsma. What can EAA do for you to give you value to the membership.
  • Live Fiber Arts showcase and auction
  • Amber Autumn live streaming. 
  • And so much more. 



We are pleased to announce the new dates for the 2020 Showtacular.

Check in will be October 22nd, with the NEAOBA show running October 23rd and 24th and the Empire Show running October 24th and 25th.

More information coming soon.


Don't miss the 2020 Showtacular - New exciting plans !

Back by popular demand, you liked it last year, this year will be twice as good. The Empire Alpaca Association and The New England Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association's have joined together once again to present a new and exciting SHOWTACULAR.  

  • Level 4 Halter Show
  • Walking Fleece Show!
  • Meet and Greet Thursday night 
  • Friday Night Dinner and Live Auction Event






EAA Member Benefits

  • A complete farm profile, sales lists, storefront, and other informational pages on the Empire web site.
  • Inclusion in Member Farms search, including zip code search for visitors to find nearby farms to visit.
  • The EAA newsletter includes news about your association, recent activities and events, timely information about the alpaca world, and helpful articles by experts in the field.
  • List farm events on EAA website
  • Participation in the EAA yarn project and availability to purchase yarn at wholesale price
  • Periodic email blasts with marketing tips and fiber tips
  • Voting rights for Board of Directors
  • Show stall discounts
  • Member seminar discounts