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Join SoCalpaca!

The Alpaca Breeders of Southern California consists of a diverse group of individuals from a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. It is the strength of our membership that provides us with our greatest asset.

SoCalpaca is proud to be an affiliate of our national organization, the Alpaca Owners Association. All members must be 18 years of age at time of membership.

Your SoCalpaca Board of Directors is offering one class of membership for 2017! So join or renew today! 

Farm Membership - $60 

For Alpaca owners and enthusiasts committed to raising and breeding ARI registered animals and advancing the ideals of the alpaca community.

Eligibility for Farm Membership:
  • Have a willingness to abide by the standards as published by SoCalpaca

Farm Membership Benefits:
  • Eligible to participate in SoCalpaca events and educational activities.
  • Eligible to vote for SoCalpaca officers and on other matters that come before the membership
  • Eligible to receive a free listing on the SoCalpaca website
  • Eligible to advertise and post ranch events on the SoCalpaca website
  • Eligible and encouraged to network at SoCalpaca sponsored events
  • Eligible to benefit from the SoCalpaca marketing and lead development program 

Getting your farm listed on the SoCalpaca website

Openherd Affiliate Program, which allows you to use Openherd's system to upload and manage your farm information, sales lists, and other pages free of charge and your information will be automatically displayed on the SoCalpaca website.

To get your farm listed, simply create a free account on Openherd (scroll down the page to find the free membership option). Once you have created your account and have activated your farm profile (activate by going to "My Farm" in your Openherd account and click "Edit My Farm Page". Once you have clicked "Create Farm Profile", you're done), just send an email to to let us know you have created your Openherd farm profile. We will then add you to the membership listing.

Getting on Google Groups

Go to and set up an account. Use the email that you have given us. Do not create an gmail email to set up the account. You will receive an invite. Check your spam folder if you do not receive an invite. Click accept. You should then receive emails from the group. You can log on to Google groups and see old posts and change your setting if you want a daily digest or all emails etc. If you have questions or problems email

Please fill out Application and mail check payable to 
Alpaca Breeders of Southern California

Mail to:
Alpaca Breeders of Southern California
Mike Hamilton
1552 Calle Fidelidad Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Pay SoCalpaca Membership Dues

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