Amateur Halter Nomination Payment Schedule

Amateurs can nominate their halter horse instead of qualify for the 2019 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show.


  • Payment 1 ($1,000) is due December 31, 2018, with no penalty
    • If $1,000 is not received by December 31, 2018, then $1,000 PLUS a $500 late fee is due no later than with Payment 2 
  • Payment 2 ($2,000) is due July 31, 2019, (end of amateur qualifying period)
    • Thus, a total of $3,000 is due by July 31, 2019, if all payments are made on-time
    • If all payments are not received by July 31, 2019, then all previous payments are due ($1,000 + $2,000) PLUS a $1,000 late fee for a total of $4,000 due NO LATER THAN with Payment 3 Entry by September 16 $2,000
  • Payment 3 ($2,000) is due September 16, 2019, with amateur world show entry
    • Thus, a total of $5,000 is due by September 16, 2019, if all payments are made on-time Post-Entry Payment by October 1 $10,000
    • Nominations made as a post-entry from September 17 through October 1 will be accepted with a total of nomination payments and late fees equal to $10,000

Total Paid via “Nomination” Concept if all Payments received by deadlines = $5,000
Less Total Amateur Halter Admin Fee deducted from final payment = $60
Total Purse Generated per Horse (assumes no late fees) = $4,940

*No refunds; except in the event of the death of a nominated horse, and with the submission of the Certificate of Registration to AQHA, two options exist:

a) refund of all fees; or 
b) substitution, with no penalty, of an entry for the sex and age division nominated

*In the event of new ownership during the payment period: to retain eligibility, an additional $500 payable to the purse by the new owner for each recorded ownership transfer of a horse is required.