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The TQHA show department promotes Texas amateur, open, and youth exhibitors as well as our Regional Texas Affiliates in ownership and activity of American Quarter Horses. The association not only produces and participates in various shows within the state but also approves close to 50 AQHA shows hosted within the state by area Texas Affiliates. Points earned at these shows are used towards year-end awards as well as qualifying for the AQHA Youth World!

2023 TQHA Show Announcements:

Inaugural Class of AQHA Wrangler Women of Influence announced!
AQHA celebrates Nancy Cahill, Robin Merrill, Carol Rose and Georga Sutton as the inaugural class of Wrangler Women of Influence.

Cahill, Merrill, Rose and Sutton will be recognized at a reception in Oklahoma City during the 2023 Nutrena AQHA World and Adequan® Select World Championship Show. Look for a story on these four women in an upcoming issue of The American Quarter Horse Journal.

Check out the article here: https://www.aqha.com/-/inaugural-class-of-aqha-wrangler-women-of-influence-announced

2023 Point Standings

2023 Champions   2023 Reserve Champions   2023 3rd Place   2023 4th Place   2023 5th Place

  • These shows are included in the Point Standings:
    • TQHA INTRODUCTORY SHOW
    • Southwest Exposition & Livestock Show
    • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
    • Stock Horse of Texas – Clinic & Show
    • Elite Barrel Race
    • Hunt County Horsemans Assoc
    • March to the Arch
    • Aggie Super Circuit
    • The Texas Festival (Texas Amateur)
    • The Lone Star Festival
    • Hunt County Horsemans Assoc
    • Stock Horse of Texas – Clinic & Show
    • Hunt County Horsemans Assoc
    • Wild Rag Cattle Classic
    • Stock Horse of Texas – Clinic & Show
    • Hunt County Horsemans Assoc
    • Hunt County Horsemans Assoc
    • PumpJack Circuit
    • Stock Horse of Texas – Clinic & Show
    • Hunt County Horsemans Assoc
    • SRCHA Roping
    • SRCHA Pre Futurity & Horse Show ROPING & COWHORSE
    • The Classic
    • Hunt County Horsemans Assoc
    • Stock Horse of Texas – Clinic & Show

 

Owners & exhibitors must be a current member of the Texas Quarter Horse Association to be eligible for all State Championship High Point Awards.  Points are counted on a retroactive basis if memberships are paid by March 31st.  Thereafter, only points starting from the date membership is received by TQHA will be used.

It is the responsibility of each exhibitor to check the accuracy of their standings/points.

If you don’t see your name on the points list it may be because both owner/exhibitor are not TQHA members

If you have any questions/concerns

Send Us a Message Call (512) 458 5202
PROGRAM & RULES – STATE CHAMPIONSHIP HIGH POINT AWARDS 2022

General Rules:

  1. Owners and exhibitors must be a current member of Texas Quarter Horse Association or the Texas Quarter Horse Youth Association to be eligible for all State Championship High Point Awards.
  2. Point counting period for all state championship programs will run from December 1st through November 30th of the following year
  3. Points will be counted on a retroactive basis if membership of the owner is paid by March 31st. Thereafter, only points starting from the date membership is received by TQHA will be used.
  4. Points will be earned at all TQHA Horse Show Series Shows approved shows. Shows must meet criteria to be a TQHA Horse Show Series Approved Show. A listing of these shows can be found on www.tqha.com
  5. In the event of a tie, the horse shown in the greatest number of TQHA Horse Show Series approved shows in that event will be declared the winner.
  6. TQHA will follow AQHA show rules. Points will be tabulated from AQHA show records submitted by each approved show.
  7. Changes and modifications to the State Championship High Point Awards program and rules may be modified as deemed necessary by the TQHA H&P Committee.
# Horses in Class 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
1 1
2 2 1
3 3 2 1
4 4 3 2 1
5 5 4 3 2 1
6 6 5 4 3 2 1
7 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
8 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
9 & Over 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Example: A horse placing 2nd in a class of 10 entries will receive 8 TQHA points.

ELIGIBILITY FOR AWARDS:

  1. A minimum of thirty-five (35) total points are needed to qualify for any year-end champion and reserve champion awards in each class or division if the class is offered a minimum of five (5) times during the point counting year.
  2. A minimum of sixteen (16) total points are needed to qualify for any year-end champion and reserve champion awards in each class or division if the class is offered four (4) times or less during the point counting year.

AWARDS:

  1. Awards will be given in each approved and qualified class
  2. Awards will be selected by State Championship Committee
  3. Additional awards and special recognition awards may be added to the program if such conditions arise which merit special awards. Recommendations shall come from the State Championship Committee & will be presented to the TQHA Halter & Performance committee. If approved, they will be forwarded to TQHA Board of Directors for final approval.
  Questions,  Contact TQHA:
Call (512) 458 5202 Send Us a Message
Upcoming Shows

More shows and more ways to get points!

2024 TQHA Year End Awards Qualifying:
December 1, 2023 – November 30, 2024

What TQHA Horse Show Series Approval Means:
Only TQHA Approved Shows are considered for
• Exhibitor Year End awards in all classes (Year End Award Rules apply)
• Youth World State Blue Team and Green Team Qualifications

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
February 22, 2024 - March 17, 2024
Houston, TX

2024 Stock Horse of Texas
February 29, 2024 - March 4, 2024
,

Elite Barrel Race - Extravaganza
February 29, 2024 - March 3, 2024
,

Hunt County Horseman's Association
March 8, 2024 - March 9, 2024
,

March to the Arch
March 13, 2024 - March 17, 2024
Fort Worth, TX

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
February 22, 2024 - March 17, 2024
Houston, TX

2024 Stock Horse of Texas
February 29, 2024 - March 4, 2024
,

Elite Barrel Race - Extravaganza
February 29, 2024 - March 3, 2024
,

Hunt County Horseman's Association
March 8, 2024 - March 9, 2024
,

March to the Arch
March 13, 2024 - March 17, 2024
Fort Worth, TX

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TQHA Affiliates

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