AQHA World Championship Horse Judging Contest

AQHA World Championship Horse Judging Contest

Enter the AQHA World Championship Horse Judging Contest, held on November 16, in conjunction with the 2019 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show.

2018 AQHA World Show Judging Contest senior college champions Oklahoma State University (Credit: Journal)

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The world champion horse judging teams in the junior college and senior college divisions will be named on November 16 during the Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City.

The American Quarter Horse Association provides scholarships to the college or university of the world champion team, reserve world champion team and third-place teams in the junior and senior college divisions in the contest.

  • World champion team: $2,000

  • Reserve world champion team: $1,250

  • Third-place team: $750

The registration deadline for the contest is November 1.

View the full contest results from the 2018 AQHA World Championship Judging Contest at

For more information about this year’s Lucas Oil World, visit

About the AQHA World Championship Show Horse Judging Contest

Participants evaluate a variety of four-horse halter and performance classes and give six sets of memorized oral reasons depicting their placings. At contests, professional judges determine an official placing for each class. Participants' scores are calculated based on how close their placings are to the officials' placings. Each class and set of reasons is worth 50 points. The competitor who drops the fewest points wins the contest.

About the Lucas Oil World

The Lucas Oil World is a pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse owners and exhibitors across the globe. Each November, thousands of competitors and their horses convene at Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City for the Lucas Oil World. 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 participating at this annual event and represent the disciplines of English, western and halter. The Lucas Oil World also hosts the Adequan® AQHA Level 2 Championships for open and amateur exhibitors.

Lucas Oil is a proud sponsor of the Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show. Visit for more information on Lucas Oil products.

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