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 15
Hall of Fame Nominations due for 2016 HOF Class
Jan 29-31
CBC International Equine Judges Academy – Tulsa, OK
Feb 3-7
CBC International Equine Judges Seminar (carded judges) – Tulsa, OK
Jan 31
Breeders’ Trust sire subscriptions (for 2016 breeding season)
Feb 26-29
APHA Convention & Membership Meeting, Richmond, Virginia
Feb 28
4th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony during Convention – Omni Richmond, Richmond, Virginia.
APHF Therapeutic Riding instructor scholarship applications due
President announces the nominating committee for officers and Executive Committee and National Directors’ Nominating Committee
Mar 25
APHA office closed. (Good Friday)
Date TBD
Judge Applicant Exam, Gainesville, Texas
Breeders’ Futurity – Mare Nomination (for 2016 foals) – first late fee
AjPHA Youth World Show Pre-Entry Deadline
Distinguished Service Award nominations due
May 30
APHA office closed. (Memorial Day)
Jun 1
President’s Gold Star Club and Clubs of Distinctions applications due
Jun 30
First weanling registration deadline
APHA memberships counted to determine director allocations
Jun 27-Jul 9
AjPHA Youth World Championship Show, Fort Worth, TX
Jun 27-Jul 9
World of Color Gift Show, Fort Worth, TX
Jul 2
AjPHA Judging Contest. (Held in conjunction with AjPHA Youth World Show.)
Jul 4
APHA office closed. (observance of Independence Day)
Jul 15
Breeders’ Futurity – Mare nomination (for 2016 foals) – second late fee
Breeders’ Futurity – First futurity payment due if entering classes in 2016
APHA emails request for director nominations to regional clubs and publishes in Paint Perspective.
Allocations and recommendation forms for Directors mailed to Regional Clubs
Jul 31
2016 Open/Amateur World Show qualifying deadline
Aug 1
Postmark deadline for rule change proposals from members, committees, etc. (Form available online.)
Aug 15
Postmark deadline for receipt of director recommendations from Regional Clubs and individual recommendations
Aug 20
All rule change proposals must be received regardless of postmark
Sep 1
Deadline for receipt of current membership to receive APHA Director Election ballot notice
Sep 5
APHA office closed. (Labor Day)
Sep 15
APHA Open/Amateur World Show Pre-Entry, Stall & RV deadline
Breeders’ Futurity – Mare nomination (for 2016 foals) – third late fee
Breeders’ Futurity – Second Futurity payment due if entering classes in 2016
APHA emails Director Election ballot notice to members (all regular and life members as of September 1, 2016) as of this date
Date TBD
Rules Committee reviews all rule change proposals
Sep 30
Second Weanling Registration deadline
Nov 2-12
APHA Open/Amateur World Championship Show, Fort Worth, TX
Nov 24-25
APHA office closed.  (Thanksgiving)
Nov 30
Stallion Breeding Reports must be postmarked on or before this date
Dec 1
Director Election results announced
Dec 23-26
APHA office closed (Christmas)
Dec 31
Third weanling registration deadline (Yearling fee is higher)
Breeders’ Trust foal nomination (Rate increases Jan 1, 2017)
Breeders’ Futurity – Mare nomination (for 2017 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 26-28
AjPHA Youth Leadership Conference held during APHA Convention – Richmond, Virginia
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)
Jul 1-9
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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