Youth Excellence Seminar

Get ready for the 2019 Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar, July 9-11, in Amarillo, Texas!

What is YES?

The Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar welcomes AQHYA members and nonmembers, ages 10 to 18, to experience this three-day, fun-packed event that offers valuable leadership skills, inspiring speakers and tons of fun. YES is also where AQHYA officer and director elections take place. To learn more about how to apply, view the Guide to Campaigning.  

 

YES Facts

  • Anyone can attend—current AQHYA members and nonmembers
  • Youth attend interactive sessions designed to develop and teach leadership skills
  • Each day features new speakers presenting inspiring leadership development topics
  • Five AQHYA officers will be elected—president, first vice president, second vice president, member and member
  • Regional directors will be elected—AQHYA has 11 regions; each region elects three AQHYA members as directors

Register for Bank of America YES

 

Hotel Accommodations

Embassy Suites by Hilton Downtown Amarillo

806-803-5500
550 S Buchanan Street
Amarillo, Texas 79101
Primary host hotel; located near Amarillo Civic Center
Group Code: AQHA Youth Excellence Seminar 

Amarillo West Medical Center

806-322-4777
8231 West Amarillo Boulevard
Amarillo, Texas 79124
$109 doubles
Breakfast included; bus transportation will not be provided to YES events

 

Wrangler ASPIRE Award

The Wrangler ASPIRE Award is a $1,000.00 award provided by Wrangler for an AQHYA member who excels in leadership and service. The award assists in developing and improving scholarship, leadership and community interest, and participation of young horsemen. The award will be presented at the Youth Excellence Seminar.

Download HERE! Wrangler ASPIRE Award

 

Questions about YES?

Contact the youth department at 806-376-4811 or youth@aqha.org.