Qualify through your affiliate for the AQHA Novice championships.

  • All Novice youth and Novice amateurs will earn state affiliate show points at any Louisiana Quarter Horse Association-approved show.
  • The participant must be a member in good standing with LQHA/Louisiana Quarter Horse Youth Association and AQHA.
  • LQHA/LQHYA will tally the total points for each exhibitor in each of their classes shown based on the LQHA points system shown in the 2014 LQHA bylaws.
  • LQHA/LQHYA will invite the top three high point-earning exhibitors in each of the Novice disciplines being held at the AQHA Novice Championship shows.
  • Points are compiled on a one-horse, one-exhibitor basis.
  • In the event of a tie, the exhibitor placing in the most shows will break the tie.
  • Open slots not filled by the regular selection process will be filled by the Novice exhibitors that have shown to five judges, have earned the most Novice points in all classes.