Tracy Weaver – Tampa, FL
Llama & Alpaca
Tracy Weaver was raised and educated in Kentucky and received her Masters degree in Agriculture Education at the University of Kentucky. She moved to Florida in 1981 and began her career as an Agriculture teacher at Hudson High School.
Her family started with llamas in 1995. They accumulated 15 animals in their small herd. Her three children grew up showing llamas and other animals with the local FFA and 4-H organizations.
She retired from Pasco county schools, as an Agriculture teacher in 2014. She says after instructing about ‘cows, sow’s, plows’ and plants, it is time to move to other adventures.
Tracy began Llama Judging clinics in 2001 and judged llama shows for about 5 years, then took a personal break to focus on family.
Since retiring from the school system, she has renewed that love of llamas and alpacas by attending ALSA and other related clinics, to update her skills not only in llama and alpaca halter/performance judging, but also fleece judging.
Currently, Tracy is secretary of the local Florida Alpaca Llama Association (FALA) a longtime member of Southern States Llama Association (SSLA), ALSA member & also a certified Judge for ALSA llama/alpaca halter, performance and fleece. She has been volunteering for the Florida State Fair llama show, located in Tampa, since 1999, and superintendent of the youth llama show for the past 12 years.
“Thank you for the opportunity to be here and enjoy the wonderful areas of your state.”