Learn how to qualify for the 2024 AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships, AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals and National Ranch and Stock Horse Alliance National Championships.

The qualifying period began March 1, 2023, and runs through February 29, 2024. The 2023 AQHA VRH World is tentatively scheduled for June 16-22, 2024, at the Tri-State Fairgrounds in Amarillo, Texas.

View the 2024 AQHA VRH World qualifying points.

To qualify for the 2024 AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals, horses must compete at one of the 2023 AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge events. Qualification is class specific. The qualifying period for 2024 AQHA RHC Finals is January 1 – December 31, 2023. Note that in 2024, horses that showed in team roping at any 2023 RHC event will be eligible to enter the heading and/or heeling at the 2024 RHC Finals. 

AQHA Cattle Level 1
To be eligible to enter the 2024 AQHA Cattle Level 1 Championships, presented by the Four Sixes Ranch, an exhibitor must only be Level 1-eligible in the class they wish to enter as of January 1, 2023. Read more about leveling at www.aqha.com/leveling.  

NRSHA National Championships
To be eligible to compete in the 2024 National Ranch and Stock Horse Alliance National Championship Show, a rider must show in at least three events hosted by an NRSHA alliance partner between March 1, 2023, and February 29, 2024. Riders can show with the same alliance partner three times, or any combination of alliance partners three times. View more information.