AQHA Sanctioned Shows COVID-19 Resources

AQHA leadership has been closely monitoring the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention's (CDC) reported information regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). Please refer to the information below for up-to-date data regarding the current status of AQHA sanctioned shows.

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RESOURCES

AQHA leadership has been closely monitoring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported information regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). Please refer to the information below for up-to-date data regarding the current status of AQHA sanctioned shows. AQHA recommends show management work with their local health officials to develop protocols that meet the specific guidelines put in place by the government authorities with jurisdiction over their particular show facility.

CANCELLED SHOWS 

  • Click here for a list of currently cancelled shows. Updates will be made as more information from Show Management is received. 
  • Contact showapproval@aqha.org if you notice a show is missing or the status should be changed.

The list of shows above also includes pending or approved dates to assist in your rescheduling.

SHOW MANAGEMENT

  • If secretaries and managers wish to reschedule their shows to a later date, the mileage rule will stay in effect per AQHA Show Management Guidelines.
  • For shows that have been cancelled, each will have an option to:
    • Receive a full refund.
    • Apply current money paid to a rescheduled show.
    • Hold the credit with AQHA for one calendar year to apply to the same show in 2021.
  • For AQHA sanctioned shows that were cancelled, those shows will retain priority dates for the following year (SHW 103.6).
  • If you have any questions or concerns with a show that has been cancelled or procedures for how to cancel your event, please contact the Show Approval department at showapproval@aqha.org

JUDGES

As an AQHA judge, you may be faced with cancellation of shows and events, travel restrictions, as well as concerns regarding your own health. Please review the Judges Announcement regarding AQHA's judging policies and procedures. Please email judges@aqha.org with any changes to your judging commitments so that these can be noted.

 

This is a rapidly changing situation and AQHA is committed to providing timely information regarding upcoming events. Our team is here to help support the safety of our membership which is of the utmost importance. We appreciate your understanding, collaboration and flexibility as we navigate through this difficult time together. 

Latest AQHA COVID-19 News

October 30, 2020 | News and Publications , Livestock shows and fairs
AQHA and the OKC Fairgrounds have implemented mandatory guidelines and procedures to protect the health and safety of exhibitors, attendees and staff, while hosting the Farnam AQHA World Championship Show.
August 10, 2020 | News and Publications , American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA)
AQHA wraps up the 2020 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show, which was held in accordance with local, state and federal coronavirus mandates.
July 30, 2020 | News and Publications , Livestock shows and fairs
The 2020 AQHA Select World Championship Show, presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), which was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, is slated to be hosted at the AQHA World Championship Show.
July 27, 2020 | News and Publications , Ranching
AQHA approved the John Deere Double-Qualifying Incentive for all competitors who qualified for the 2020 AQHA VRH World and those who will qualify for the 2021 AQHA VRH World.
July 27, 2020 | News and Publications , Shows
The 2020 All American Quarter Congress, hosted by the Ohio Quarter Horse Association, has been cancelled.