A. To qualify, a member must attend TWO GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS and any combination of TWO other club events for a total of FOUR (i.e. 2 meetings plus any 2 other club events). A SIGN UP ROSTER WILL BE AVAILABLE AT EACH MEETING AND/OR EVENT AND IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE MEMBER TO SIGN THE ROSTER. This roster will be used to determine year-end award eligibility.
There are usually 18 possible events per year: 6 meetings, 6 trail rides, and 8 horse show days. Clinics also may be held from time to time.
B. It is strongly recommended that if you are in contention for an award that you plan on attending the Awards Presentation. If you are unable to attend PLEASE have someone there to represent you.
C. Members must meet the requirements of each Division(s) from which they wish to receive an award(s).
SHOW AND PERFORMANCE
I. Conditions for Year-End Awards:
A. A horse must be registered with AQHA to be eligible for points in any event (except unnamed weanlings may be nominated if they are eligible to be registered with AQHA).
B. Show season will be a calendar year: January 1st to December 31st.
II. Divisions for Year-End Awards
A. Halter Divisions
B. Performance Divisions
C. Breeder Division – Broodmares
D. Breeder Division – Stallions
A. In order for a youth to qualify for the OPEN NCQHYA Year-End Awards, he/she must meet the following requirements:
B. Open Awards shall be as defined in the Handbook, Section II, A and B of the Divisions for Year-End Awards.
C. AQHYA World Show – QUALIFICATIONS FOR AQHYA WORLD FUNDS. If sufficient funds exist in the youth treasury, $100 will be divided evenly among the youth(s) who qualify and attend the AQHYA World Show in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. In order for a youth to qualify, five (5) of the eight (8) activities listed under the Qualifications for NCQHYA Year-End Awards must have been met before August 1.
D. Youth must nominate horse(s) in contention for year-end awards by December 31st of the previous year (Revised November, 2008). The horse(s) name, registration number and qualifying categories shall be provided to the Awards Committee by that date.
In order to qualify for a year-end award, members must meet rules under General Requirements and must participate in a minimum of four (4) NCQHA-sponsored trail rides for that year.
A. There shall be an Arbitration Committee established consisting of the Board of Directors and Officers to handle any complaint and rule interpretation and to recommend a course of action in each individual case. Members are requested to submit their complaints in writing to the Board of Directors. The decision of the Arbitration Committee is final.