The 2016 AjPHA Youth World Championship Show is right around the corner—we know you’re busy practicing with your Paint, but in between grooming him to a T and perfecting your performance, don’t forget one critical component: you have to enter to win! The pre-entry deadline is May 16, but entries continue to be accepted until 5 p.m. the day before the class takes place.
Pre-entering locks in the most affordable rates for the 2016 Youth World Championship Show, so you definitely don’t want to miss out.
Or print forms at apha.com/ywcs/forms.
Make sure they’re postmarked by May 16!
The reasons to attend the Youth World Show are almost too numerous to count, but here are some of our favorites:
$165,000 in scholarships up for grabs!
Cash in by showing your Paint Horse—scholarships are offered in EVERY world championship class to top-placing exhibitors AND randomly selected winners*. The more classes you enter, the more chances you have to win.
New SPB classes & awards.
Have a solid Paint-bred? Load him up and head for Fort Worth! New for 2016 are SPB barrel and pole bending world championship classes and an All-Around Youth Solid Paint-Bred award, sponsored by our friends at Rock Solid.
Bonus intermediate awards.
Never before placed in the Top Five of a Youth World Show class? We’ve got awesome awards and a center-stage spot for our top intermediate exhibitors in 14 classes.
Fun specialty classes!
From bareback equitation to freestyle shankless showmanship to a winner-takes-all Ride-A-Buck class and a Versatility Challenge with cash payouts, we’ve got lots of classes to let you connect with the fun side of horsemanship.
Dog races and boot scrambles.
Feeling speedy or have a fast pooch? You’ve gotta enter these events for some amazing prizes and free giggles.
Parties! Free food! Fun giveaways!
So many we can’t even list them all here …
Extra events for all ages and all breeds.
We’re excited to offer three new all-breed events for Youth and adults alike, taking place in conjunction with the Youth World Show:
- June 28: Stars & Stripes Summer Spectacular for equestrians with disabilities
- July 6–7: Ranch horse clinic and AHSA/APHA Cowtown Ranch Classic
- July 8–9: ACHA Cowtown Cutting
- July 8–9: Awesome FREE clinics by noted trainers Barbara Cox and Stormy Mullins
Get the scoop on everything #PaintWorld 2016 at apha.com/ywcs.
*To be eligible for Youth World Show scholarships, all horse transfers and leases must be completed by March 1 of the show year. Exhibitors who transfer or lease their horse after March 1, but by 5 p.m. the day before they compete, will be eligible to compete and win all class awards, except scholarship payouts.
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The American Paint Horse Association is the world’s second-largest international equine breed association, registering more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded. APHA creates and maintains programs that increase the value of American Paint Horses and enriches members’ experiences with their horses.