2013 Congress Futurity Entry Materials Now Online

February 27th, 2013 7:13 AM | No Comments

Press release by Tracy Bidwell

Entry materials for the 47th annual All American Quarter Horse Congress futurities and sweepstakes are now available. The 2013 Congress Futurity and Sweepstakes Entry Book will begin hitting mailboxes next week, but is also available online at www.oqha.com/aaqhc/futurities.

New for 2013
The All American Quarter Horse Congress is pleased to announce the Congress Breeder’s Challenge Futurity – Halter Division, a brand new event for 2013. Only get of enrolled stallions are eligible to compete in this futurity. In 2013, there will be open and non-pro divisions for weanling fillies and stallions/geldings. Next year, in 2014, classes for yearling fillies, stallions and geldings will be added, all with open and non-pro divisions. Weanling nomination allows foals to show in weanling classes this year and yearling classes in 2014. Click here for more details, including stallion enrollment information and payment schedules.

Included Classes
Held this year October 4-27, 2013 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio, the 2013 Congress Futurity and Sweepstakes Entry Book contains information for the following classes:

- Coughlin Two-Year-Old Open Western Pleasure Futurity
– Three-Year-Old Open Western Pleasure Futurity
– Southern Belle Breeder’s Three-Year-Old Open Western Pleasure Futurity
– Three-Year-Old Non-Pro Western Pleasure Futurity
– Markel Maturity Open Western Pleasure Futurity
– Three-Year-Old Open Hunter Under Saddle Futurity
– Wenger Barrel Racing Sweepstakes
– Pole Bending Sweepstakes
– Amateur Versatility
– Congress Breeder’s Challenge Futurity, Halter Division
Note: Only weanling classes will be offered in 2013. In 2014, there will be weanling AND yearling classes.

- NRHA Open Reining Futurity
– NRHA Intermediate Open Reining Futurity
– NRHA Limited Open Reining Futurity
– NRHA Prime-Time Open Reining Futurity

Nominations for all futurities (including Reining), sweepstakes and versatility, are due April 1st, 2013.

2013 Congress Stakes Classes
Entries for stakes classes are due August 25th, with regular entries and include:

*Open Western Yearling Longe Line Stakes
*Non-Pro Western Yearling Longe Line Stakes
*Open English Yearling Longe Line Stakes
*Non-Pro English Yearling Longe Line Stakes
Two-Year-Old Open Western Pleasure Stakes (Open & Ltd.)
NEW FOR 2013: *Two-Year-Old Non-Pro Western Pleasure Stakes (Non-Pro & Ltd.)
*Two-Year-Old Open Hunter Under Saddle Stakes (Open & Ltd.)
*Two-Year-Old Non-Pro Hunter Under Saddle Stakes (Non-Pro & Ltd.)
*Three-Year-Old Non-Pro Hunter Under Saddle Stakes (Non-Pro & Ltd.)
Maturity Open Hunter Under Saddle Stakes (Open & Ltd.)
Maturity Non-Pro Hunter Under Saddle Stakes (Non-Pro & Ltd.)
Maturity Non-Pro Western Pleasure Stakes (Non-Pro & Ltd.)
*Maturity $10,000 Limited Horse Western Pleasure Stakes (Open & Ltd.)
NRHA Non-Pro Reining Stakes (Non-Pro, Int., Ltd. & Prime-Time)
Tie-Down Roping Classic
Open Working Hunter Classic
Non-Pro Working Hunter Classic
Three- and Four-Year-Old Open Trail Stakes

*Southern Belle Breeder’s classes will be held concurrently with these futurity or stakes classes. Horses must be entered in the futurity or stakes class to be eligible to enter the corresponding Southern Belle Breeder’s class. Entries for Southern Belle Breeder’s classes are due August 25th and will have a separate, additional fee.

Contact
Questions should be directed to:
Ohio Quarter Horse Association
Rhonda Harter, Futurity Secretary
Phone: 740-943-2346 ext. 128
RHarter@oqha.com

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