National Western Stock Show

The 2018 IYAK Show at the National Western Stock Show
will be held on January 18th - January 20th

The IYAK Show Committee has been hard at work planning the 2018 IYAK Show.

This page has updated links to all the NWSS information.





2018 IYAK Show Schedule

 

Wednesday, Jan. 17 

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Exhibitor Set Up – Stock Yards

4:00 pm Exhibitor Orientation at the IYAK Tent
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm  Meet and Greet – Embassy Suites Hotel Atrium

Thursday, Jan. 18

9:00 am - 5:00 pm  Yak Exhibits – Stock Yards

9:00 am - Entries For Fiber Arts Contest Submissions Due

10:00 am - 2:00 pm Pen Show Yak Fiber Judging - Stockyards
11:00 am – 1:30 pm  Yak Burger Samples

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Yak Pen Show

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Fiber Arts Contest Judging

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Meet and Greet – Embassy Suites Hotel Atrium


Friday, Jan. 19

9:00 am – 5:00 pm  Yak Exhibits - Stock Yards
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Seminars at the Livestock Center

11:00 am – 1:30 pm Yak Burger Samples – Stock Yards
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm  Membership Banquet– Embassy Suites Hotel

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Membership Meeting – Embassy Suites Hotel
10:00 pm – 10:10 pm  BOD Meeting – Embassy Suites Hotel


Saturday, Jan. 20

9:00 am – 5:00 pm Yak Exhibits – Stock Yards
11:00 am – 1:30 pm Yak Burger Samples – Stock Yards
12:00 pm – 2:45 pm Outfitting/Halter Show – Stock Yards Arena


Sunday, Jan. 21

9:00 am – 5:00 pm Exhibitor Pack Up – Stock Yards

Yaks will be showcased at the Rodeo
Yaks Removed – Stock Yards



*Event times and locations subject to change to accommodate other events. Updates will be posted here on the website and on IYAK’s Facebook page as they become available.




 


Important NWSS Dates


November 15, 2017

-Banquet registration opens

-IYAK room block reservations open


November 20, 2017

- New animals registration deadline for NWSS


December 1, 2017

-IYAK Sponsorship Program opens, 10 am MDT


December 20, 2017

-IYAK show registration opens

-IYAK room block reservation deadline


January 3, 2018

-Raw fiber sample deadline


January 6, 2018

-IYAK show registration deadline


January 12, 2018

-Banquet registration deadline


January 18, 2018

-Fiber Arts submission deadline

 

NWSS Seminar Topics
Jan. 19, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Halter Training 

     presented by Danielle Garner &                       Carlice  Cutright


Fiber Quality

     presented by Wini Fabrecque


Fiber Production

     presented by Wini Fabrecque


Yak 101

     presented by Christy Novak


Yak Nutrition

     presented by Marty Ulrich


Yak Health

     presented by veterinarians from the

     Colorado State University Livestock

     Medicine and Surgery Center


Please click on the following link for more information about these seminars and their presenters.  


2018 NWSS Seminar Information