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ATTENTION: The AQHA office will be closed Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28, in observance of Thanksgiving. We look forward to serving you again Monday, December 1. 

2012 Youth Excellence Seminar

AQHYA’s Youth Excellence Seminar is quickly approaching! Here is the latest tentative YES schedule to help you plan for the trip.

June 4, 2012

rock star theme

The American Quarter Horse Youth Association’s National Officers and Regional Directors host the Youth Excellence Seminar annually in Amarillo, TX.  

This year over 200 participants will come from across the map to learn about leadership and industry related topics.

Great keynote speakers such as Aric Bostick and West Texas A&M University’s Agriculture Leaders of Tomorrow’s, Tanner Robertson will be presenting during the event. Not to mention great entertainment provided by the musical outdoor drama, Texas. Check out what they have in store for you!

 

 

2012 Tentative YES Agenda

Thursday, June 21
Casual! But remember dress code!

4:00-5:00 at Holiday Inn
Candidate Meeting
5:00-7:00 at Hotel
Registration
7:00-8:30 at Holiday Inn
Meet the Rock stars-Ice Cream Social
(Dinner on your own)

Friday, June 22
You should wear your YES shirts today!

7:15 at Holiday Inn
1st Busses Leave for Civic Center
(CANDIDATES MUST BE ON IT)
All participants MUST ride busses

7:30-8:00 at Civic Center
Campaigning for Director

8:00- 9:00
1st Session including:
Sentinel’s Retiring Address
Youth Breakout Sessions
Adult Breakout Sessions
Key Note Speaker: Aric Bostick
Introduction of Candidates

11:45-1:15
Lunch and Breakout Sessions with Aric Bostick

1:15
2nd Session including:
Treasurer’s Retiring Address
Regional Director Elections

2:30
(all participants must ride busses-no exceptions)
Museum Tour
Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association Demo
Quarter Horse Outfitters
AQHA Offices

5:30
Cavender’s Boot City
To Hotel

7:45 pm at Holiday Inn
First bus Leaves to Civic Center

8:00-11:00 at Civic Center
Remember to stay in dress code!
Party Like A Rock star-Dinner and Dance
RT the DJ

Saturday June 23rd

7:15 at Holiday Inn
1st Busses Leave for Civic Center
(CANDIDATES MUST BE ON IT)
All participants MUST ride busses

7:30-8:00 at Civic Center
Campaigning for Officer

8:00- 9:00
3rd Session including:
Youth breakout Sessions
Secretary’s Retiring Address
Vice President’s Retiring Address
Adult Breakout Sessions
Officer Elections
Regional Breakout
Business Session I

12:00
Lunch with Entertainment
Brought to you by: the Singing Dancers of Texas
1:00
Business Session II
Youth Breakout Sessions
Adult Breakout Sessions

1:45 at Thompson Park
Ag Olympics

5:00 to Holiday Inn

6:45 at Holiday Inn
First Busses leave for Civic Center

7:00 at Civic Center
Formal- but remember to stay in dress code!
Red Carpet
Shine Like A Rock star-Awards Banquet