AQHA CMS World Entry Deadline Approaching

Don’t miss the entry deadline for the 2018 AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Championships held March 1-3, 2019, in Houston.

The American Quarter Horse Association

The deadline is quickly approaching to enter the 2018 AQHA CMS World.

The entry deadline is approaching for the 2018 AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Championships, which is March 1-3 in Houston in conjunction with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

This year's event is referred to as the 2018 AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Championships because the qualifying period was January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018. 

Exhibitors at the 2018 AQHA CMS World will have the opportunity to earn world championship titles in the following divisions:

  • Youth
  • Limited youth
  • Select Amateur
  • Amateur
  • Limited Select amateur
  • Open

View the AQHA CMS World tentative schedule.

Entries are due to the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association office no later than February 22. Visit for the entry form. Questions should be directed to CMSA at 888-960-0003. 

About the AQHA CMS World
Cowboy mounted shooting competitors race against the clock as they run through a pattern of 10 balloons and at least one barrel. The competitor who completes the pattern with the fastest time and most balloons shot in their division will take home the AQHA world champion title.

For more information on the AQHA CMS World, visit the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association’s website or

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