The State of Jefferson Alpaca Association sponsors an alpaca gathering and pen sale on Saturday, June 4.

The State of Jefferson Alpaca Association sponsors an alpaca gathering and pen sale on Saturday, June 4.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 6515 Truax Road, Central Point. More than 30 farms from across the West will show and sell alpacas. See a list of participants at www.sojaa.com.

Alpacas will be sold in a lively silent auction format. Attendees will qualify for a raffle. Prizes will include SOJAA Bucks which offer significant discounts toward the purchase of alpacas. Education seminars and a barbecue also will be offered.

The association is made up of Southern Oregon and Northern California alpaca ranches and farms. It sponsors the Alpacamania alpaca show at the Jackson County Fairgrounds and Expo Park annually and Fibermania, a festival celebrating all fiber-producing animals at the Josephine County Fairgrounds.