The 2019 Gathering of Friends & Champions is being organized by The Gathering Committee.  Below is the contact information for the committee members. Please feel free to contact them with any questions.  

Nick Hauptly - Co-Chair (319) 610-7396

Lisa Robinson - Co-Chair (317) 341-0533

Denise Fehrenbach  (231) 590-8549

​Amanda Smith  (260) 446-5608

The 2019 Gathering Committee, the ILR Board and ILR-SD Governing Board would like to once again thank Norris Berg for being the 2018 Chairperson, ILR Board Liaison Mark Smith and Committee Members Denise Fehrenbach, Mary Jo Miller, Lisa Robinson, Amanda Smith and Lauren Wright for your hard work.  We would also like to thank the many volunteers that made the 2018 Gathering of Friends and Champions a success.

Save the Date for 2019

This is the 9th Annual

ILR-SD Gathering of Friends and Champions



June 28 - 30, 2019

Iowa Equestrian Center - Cedar Rapids, Iowa


We will be sharing the weekend events with

The LFA - Llama Futurity Association.  

This will be our 7th year of working cooperatively with

LFA to bring both of our memberships 


on the same weekend.

 ILR-SD Gathering of Friends & Champions 

This website is being updated regularly - Please check back weekly for new announcements.

A special thank you to Debbie Wolbert for providing photos.