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AQHA/NSBA Rules & Entry Fees

AQHA Class Rules

A. All exhibitors must be current AQHA members.
B. The Congress will NOT accept Novice permits from Amateurs or Youth.
C. The Congress will only accept official leases on file with AQHA. All AQHA rules regarding leasing will be followed.
D. Only AQHA rules shall prevail in AQHA-approved classes.
E. Due to class sizes and scheduling needs, there could be times when classes will be competing at conflicting times. Exhibitors should alert gate personnel at the beginning of any class in conflict so adjustments to the working order may be made where possible. Show management will make every effort to help exhibitors show in the classes they have entered. However, there may be times when the exhibitor must choose which class they prefer.
F. The Congress will NOT allow rollover of times for Barrels or Poles.

Payouts
A. AQHA Open and Amateur Halter and Performance Halter purse: $1,300, paid six places, divided as:
1st-$400, 2nd-$350, 3rd-$250, 4th-$150, 5th-$100 and 6th-$50.
B. AQHA Open performance classes purse: $1,500, pay to eight places:
1st-$400, 2nd-$350, 3rd-$250, 4th-$150, 5th-$100, 6th-$90, 7th-$85 and 8th-$75.
C. AQHA L1 Amateur, Amateur, L1 Amateur Select, and Amateur Select performance classes purse: $1,000, paid eight places, divided as:
1st-$200, 2nd-$180, 3rd-$160, 4th-$140, 5th-$120, 6th-$100, 7th-$60 and 8th-$40.
D. AQHA L1 Youth, Youth, and Small Fry purse: $500, paid eight places, divided as:
1st-$100, 2nd-$90, 3rd-$80, 4th-$70, 5th-$60, 6th-$45, 7th-$30 and 8th-$25.

All AQHA class winners will be presented a Don Bell Congress Champion Bronze Trophy. Medallions will be awarded through 15th place.

NSBA Class Rules

A. To be eligible, exhibitors must enter the corresponding AQHA class and pay an NSBA entry fee.
B. All exhibitors and owners must be current NSBA members.
C. If an exhibitor does not place in the Top15 of the AQHA portion of the class, they will not be placed in the NSBA portion.
D. Prize money checks for futurity and stakes classes will be awarded and mailed to the owner.
E. All futurity and stakes entries will require a Certificate of Eligibility. Horse holding a current BCF or SIF certificate will satisfy this requirement. For more information please contact the NSBA office.
F. All horses that are entered in a Congress futurity or stakes class will be required to pay a $7.50 NSBA Drug Fee per horse.

NSBA trophies and medallions will be presented for NSBA awards in dual-approved classes.

Entry Fees

AQHA Entry Fees

AQHA Open and Amateur Halter $100
AQHA Open, Amateur, and Level 1 Amateur Perf. $65
   - Trail Equipment and Warm-up fee - per class $25
   - Over Fence Equipment fee - per class $10
AQHA Youth, Level 1 Youth, and Small Fry $35
   - Trail Equipment and Warm-up fee - per class $25
   - Over Fence Equipment fee - per class $10
AQHA Open and Amateur Roping $65
   - Cattle fee $85
AQHA Youth Roping $35
   - Cattle fee $20

NSBA Dual-Approved Entry Fees

NSBA Open, Amateur and Level 1(Novice) Amateur $68
NSBA Youth and Level 1(Novice) Youth $38
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