Stay up to date on the latest Paint Horse happenings. Find a list of APHA-approved events, including the show calendar, on APHAOnline.

Jan 1
All horses are considered 1 year older on this date.
Regional Club officers for current year must be submitted to the APHA office
Jan 2
APHA office closed (New Year’s Day)
Jan 27-29
CBC International Equine Judges Academy – Tulsa, OK
Jan 31
Breeders’ Trust sire subscriptions (for 2017 breeding season)
Feb 1-5
CBC International Equine Judges Seminar (carded judges) – Tulsa, OK
Feb 24-27
APHA Convention & Membership Meeting, Irving, Texas
Feb 26
4th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony during Convention, Irving, Texas
Feb 1-Mar 31
2017 Breeders’ Trust Stallion Subscription 1st payment/1st late fee
Apr 1-Dec 31
Breeders’ Trust Stallion Subscription 1st payment/2nd late fee
Apr 1
Breeders’ Futurity – Mare Nomination (for 2017 foals) – first late fee
Apr 14
APHA office closed (Good Friday)
Date TBD
Judge Applicant Exam, Gainesville, Texas
May 1
APHF Therapeutic Riding Instructor scholarship applications due
May 15
AjPHA Youth World Show Pre-Entry Deadline
Distinguished Service Award nominations due
May 29
APHA office closed (Memorial Day)
May 31
2017 Open/Amateur World Show qualifying deadline
Walk-Trot Amateur card due for 2017 Open/Amateur World Show
Jun 1
President’s Gold Star Club and Clubs of Distinctions applications due
Breeders’ Futurity – Mare Nomination (for 2017 foals) 2nd late fee

Breeders’ Futuriy – 1st Futurity payment due if entering classes in 2017

June 2
Breeders’ Futurity – Mare nomination (for 2017 foals) – third late fee
Jun 30
First weanling registration deadline
Jun 26-Jul 9
AjPHA Youth World Championship Show, Fort Worth, TX
Jun 26-Jul 9
World of Color Gift Show, Fort Worth, TX
AjPHA Judging Contest. (Held in conjunction with AjPHA Youth World Show.)
Jul 4
APHA office closed (Independence Day)
Aug 1
APHA Open/Amateur World Show Pre-Entry, Stall and RV deadline
Breeders’ Futurity – Second Futurity payment due if entering classes in 2017
Sep 4
APHA office closed (Labor Day)
Date TBD
Rules Committee reviews all rule change proposals
Sep 20 – Oct 1
APHA Open/Amateur World Championship Show, Fort Worth, TX
Sep 30
Second Weanling Registration deadline
Oct 16
Postmark deadline for rule change proposals from members, committees, etc. (Form available online.)
Oct 30
All rule change proposals must be received regardless of postmark
Nov 23-24
APHA office closed  (Thanksgiving)
Nov 30
Stallion Breeding Reports must be postmarked on or before this date
Breeders’ Trust Sire Subscription 2nd payment
Dec 1
APHA Hall of Fame nominations due
Dec 22-25
APHA office closed (Christmas)
Dec 31
Third weanling registration deadline (Yearling fee is higher)
Breeders’ Trust foal nomination (Rate increases Jan 1, 2018)
Breeders’ Futurity – Mare nomination (for 2018 foals)

Learn more about the Youth component to APHA at ajpha.com

Jan 1
AjPHA Regional Club updates due to APHA (postmark)
Feb 1-28
National Director ballots available online for voting at www.ajpha.com
Feb 23-26
AjPHA Youth Leadership Conference held during APHA Convention – Irving, Texas
Mar 1
APHF scholarship applications due.  Application is available at www.ajpha.com/foundation
Mar 15
National Directors named
Apr 1
Nominations for AjPHA Executive Committee due.  Candidate form is located at www.ajpha.com/forms
May 1
* Great Paint Brush-off Art Contest entry deadline (postmark)
* Club of the Year application deadline (postmark)
* Youth Member of the Year application deadline (postmark)
May 15
AjPHA Youth World Championship Show Pre-Entry, Stall & RV Deadline
* World Championship Horse Judging Contest entry deadline (postmark)
* Youth Team Tournament entry deadline (postmark)
* From the Heart entry deadline (postmark)
Jul 1
Photo Contest entry deadline (postmark)
Jun 26-Jul 8
AjPHA Youth World Championship Show, Fort Worth, Texas
Jul 2
AjPHA National Convention (held at AjPHA World Show
Jul 3
AjPHA Judging Contest. (Held in conjunction with AjPHA Youth World Show)
Dec 15
National Director nominations due (club & individual)
* Entry form is available on the AjPHA website or from the APHA Director of Youth Activities


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