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
APHA office closed (New Year’s Day)
Jan 26-28
CBC International Equine Judges Academy – Tulsa, OK
Jan 31
Breeders’ Trust sire subscriptions (for 2018 breeding season)
Jan 31-Feb 4
CBC International Equine Judges Seminar (carded judges) – Tulsa, OK
March 2 – 5
APHA Convention & Membership Meeting, Irving, Texas
March 4
5th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony during Convention, Irving, Texas
March 30
APHA office closed (Good Friday)
Feb 1-Mar 31
2018 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 2018 foals) – first late fee
May 1
APHF Therapeutic Riding Instructor scholarship applications due
May 15
AjPHA Youth World Show Pre-Entry Deadline
Distinguished Service Award nominations due
May 21-23
Judge Applicant Exam, Denton, Texas
May 28
APHA office closed (Memorial Day)
Jun 1
President’s Gold Star Club and Clubs of Distinctions applications due
Breeders’ Futurity – Mare Nomination (for 2018 foals) 2nd late fee

Breeders’ Futuriy – 1st Futurity payment due if entering classes in 2018

June 2 or later
Breeders’ Futurity – Mare nomination (for 2018 foals) – third late fee
June 4
2018 Open/Amateur World Show Qualifying Deadline
Walk-Trot cards due for Open/Amateur World Show
Jun 25-Jul 8
AjPHA Youth World Championship Show, Fort Worth, TX
Jun 30
First weanling registration deadline
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 2018
Sep 3
APHA office closed (Labor Day)
Date TBD
Rules Committee reviews all rule change proposals
Sep 19 – 30
APHA Open/Amateur World Championship Show, Fort Worth, TX
Sep 30
Second Weanling Registration deadline
Oct 1
All rule change proposals due in APHA office regardless of postmark (Form available online.)
Nov 22-23
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 24-25
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 2019 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
March 1-4
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 25-Jul 8
AjPHA Youth World Championship Show, Fort Worth, Texas
AjPHA National Convention (held at AjPHA World Show
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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