Nine Things to Look Forward to During YES

Nine Things to Look Forward to During YES

Get ready to head to Amarillo, July 12-14, for the 2021 Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar.

AQHYA President Olivia Tordoff gives a speech at a lectern at the Youth Excellence Seminar

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The American Quarter Horse Association is excited to welcome attendees to the 2021 Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar July 12-14 in Amarillo. View the tentative YES schedule.

An entertaining and action-packed three days are awaiting attendees in Amarillo.  Check out these highlights to look forward to during YES:

  1. Kick off the week during registration with a fun and challenging scavenger hunt.  Do you think your team will be the first to solve the puzzle?

  2. Meet new, life-long friends at the Mix ā€™nā€™ Mingle on Monday evening at the Civic Center Grand Plaza.

  3. Learn and engage with guest speakers, industry professionals and alliance organizations through presentations, leadership activities and workshops!

  4. Dance the evening away on Tuesday night.  Be sure to pack your dancing shoes!

  5. Make a difference as we partner with Snack Pak 4 Kids to help end weekend hunger in the Texas Panhandle and surrounding areas. Make sure to bring closed-toe shoes to volunteer in the warehouse and garden.

  6. Get dressed up on Wednesday night to recognize awards and scholarships, as well as outgoing and incoming AQHYA leadership, at the awards dinner with your friends.

  7. Experience the inner workings of the AQHA International Headquarters. Each department is planning interactive, exciting games and activities during the tour!

  8. Make your mark on the future of AQHYA by watching the 2021-22 AQHYA officer and director candidates campaign and electing your new leadership team.

  9. And, most of all, look forward to a memorable experience and lots of fun!

This event will be the highlight of your year. What better way to spend time with your fellow AQHYA members and Make Your Mark?

It is not too late to register! Register online at: Use code SAVE25 at checkout to waive the late fee.

If you have any questions before you head to Amarillo, please contact the AQHA youth department at

For more information on the 2021 YES, visit

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