Qualify through your affiliate for the AQHA Novice championships.

  • Must be a member of the Utah Quarter Horse Association in good standing for the full qualifying year.
  • Must be a Novice in the classes they want to participate within the guidelines of AQHA.
  • Must have shown in the Novice division in one of the classes they want to participate in at the Novice Championships, in at least eight UQHA-approved shows within the qualifying period (July 31 to July 31).
  • UQHA will submit the top three point-earning exhibitors in each of the Novice classes to AQHA for an invitation to the Novice Championship show. Points are compiled on a one-horse, one-competitor basis.
  • Hardship cases will be considered by UQHA when needed.