The AQHA World Championship Show is the premier event in the equine industry. Competitors must reach a predetermined number of points to secure a spot in each of the classes. Competitors and their American Quarter Horses compete all year long to qualify for the honor of qualifying for this annual event and represent the disciplines of English, western and halter. The show brings together exhibitors, owners, breeders and fans of the American Quarter Horse from around the world for two weeks of exciting competition, educational opportunities and a bountiful trade show.
AQHA wants to make sure you have the information you need to keep your audience informed about the AQHA World Show happenings.
2020 AQHA World Show Fact Sheet -- stay tuned!
Qualifier Bio Questionnaire
The AQHA family is full of great people and amazing horses – each one with a unique story! Complete the AQHA World Show Qualifier Bio Questionnaire.
Please stop by the AQHA media office and share your story ideas with the AQHA staff while you are in Oklahoma City.
Media Credentials Requests
All journalists/photographers/videographers covering an AQHA event must apply for media credentials. Anyone wanting media credentials for the 2020 AQHA World Championship Show must apply by November 1.
Requests for credentials must be made via the Credential Request Application form on AQHA’s website, or in writing on company letterhead by the commissioning general manager, editor, news director or sports director, and must include the names and titles of those needing credentials. If a request is made in writing on company letterhead, AQHA must subsequently receive a completed Credential Request Application verifying agreement to comply with this policy.
Read the full AQHA Photography and Videography Policy.
AQHA Periodical and Brochure Distribution Policy
AQHA prohibits the distribution of magazines, periodicals or brochures on the grounds at AQHA-produced shows unless they are an official communication tool for one of our corporate, event, affiliate or alliance partners.
Distribution of magazines, periodicals or brochures without written consent from show management is expressly forbidden. AQHA may request a copy of the magazine or brochure prior to granting permission. For inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Promote Your Accomplishments
AQHA is proud of all your accomplishments in the show pen, and we want to do everything we can to offer you the tools to promote your horse, farm or ranch. Of course, we hope you celebrate your accomplishments in The American Quarter Horse Journal, but we also hope you use the resources below to send press releases to your local newspaper, advertise your accomplishments on AQHA.com or recap your personalized world championship story.
If you have problems downloading these resources, contact AQHA's marketing department at 806-376-4811.
AQHA World Show News Releases
- Adequan® Level 2 Qualifier
- Adequan® Level 2 Finalist
- Adequan® Level 2 Fourth - 10th Place
- Adequan® Level 2 Third Place
- Adequan® Level 2 Reserve Champion
- Adequan® Level 2 Champion
- Level 3 Qualifier
- Level 3 Finalist
- Level 3 Seventh - 10th Place
- Level 3 Sixth Place
- Level 3 Fourth - Fifth Place
- Level 3 Third Place
- Level 3 Reserve World Champion
- Level 3 World Champion
Simply download and update the Microsoft Word documents with your name, your horse's name and your accomplishment and email it to any newspaper, TV station, radio station or magazine*. Editors may ask you to verify your accomplishments when you send your press release to your local newspaper. You can easily verify results at www.aqha.com/worldshow, and qualifiers can be verified through AQHA customer service at 806-376-4811.
For media questions, please contact AQHA Director of Communications Sarah Davisson at email@example.com.