Cutting Entry Information
All Congress Cutting entries must be postmarked by September 1, 2018.
Cutting entries should be mailed to:
OQHA - Carol Osborne
6325 Quarter Horse Drive
Columbus, OH 43229
Vet Check In
Exhibitors must check in with the Congress Veterinary Office located within the Congress Entry Office in Congress Hall. All horses must have proper health paper requirements (see page 52) provided to the Congress Veterinary Office.
Late entries will be accepted with the following conditions, and at the show entry office. For aged events, all regular fees, plus a $100 penalty per class may be charged. For limited aged events, late entries must be received by 12:00 pm on Wednesday, October 4th. All other classes - all regular fees, plus a $40 penalty per class may be charged. For late entries an open check is required. Late entries for weekend classes must be received no later than 12:00 pm the day prior to the date the class is to be shown.
Regular entry fees will be included in purses. Penalty payments and cattle charges will not be included in the purse. All fees paid in excess of the regular entry fee will be considered a penalty payment. There will be a $10 Video Fee per entry in NCHA & Limited Aged Events.
Cutting Stall Information
All cutting horses must have a stall, including using horses and tack stalls, and are designated upon arrival.
Cutting Stalls: $200
Multiple checks, money orders or credit cards WILL be accepted as payment for entry and stall fees. An additional 3% office fee will be assessed to all credit card charges. A $30 late fee will be assessed for any stall fees not paid at the time entries are made. Entries will not be processed until stall fees are paid.
Stall Release Form
All horses must have a stall release form from the stall office or cutting show secretary. Cutting horses must vacate stalls by 8:00 am on Tuesday,
NCHA Class Rules
NCHA rules and regulations will prevail in these events unless specific Congress rules differ from them. In this case, Congress rules prevail.
Number of Horses
A. Riders may ride more than one horse where NCHA rules permit. A horse must have the same rider in the go-rounds and finals.
B. Any changes in riders can be made with the Show Manager for emergencies only. Changes must be made before posting of draws on Monday, October 1st. Cost is $15 per horse.
A. All monies will be paid to owners, except the $2,000 Limited class and Youth classes.
A. Draws for all limited aged events will be done at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, October 3rd. Entries must include the horse’s name.
A. Judges’ combined scores will be used to determine placings.
B. Decisions of the judges are final and entries will be accepted only on this condition.
A substituion fee of $100 must accompany the request for substitution. Substitutions must fall within the same class limitations. Changes must be made before posting of draw.
Practice Pen - Fees must be paid at practice pen.
Practice pen opens Tuesday, October 3rd at the beginning of the 2nd class with reruns from the 1st class. Every day thereafter, practice pen will open at 6:00 am and will close after the last class of the day. Practice pen is $40 for 4 minutes and will be run by priority system. Flag pen in Cooper Arena opens Monday, October 1st at 12:00 pm. Flag pen practice will be consistent with cattle practice pen hours. Flag works are $15 for 4 minutes. An open check or cash must be presented to participate in the practice pen.
NCHA Entry Fees
|$0||7755 Junior Youth 13 & Under**||$45||$45||$30||$10||$130|
|$0||7760 Senior Youth 14-18**||$45||$45||$30||$10||$130|
|$1,000||7740 Open Cutting||$175||$175||$30||$10||$390|
|$1,000||7720 Non Pro Cutting||$175||$175||$30||$10||$390|
|$1,000||7725 $50,000 Amateur||$175||$175||$30||$10||$390|
|$0||7700 $35,000 Non Pro**||$80||$80||$30||$10||$200|
|$0||7710 $15,000 Amateur**||$80||$80||$30||$10||$200|
|$1,000||7735 $15,000 Novice Horse||$175||$175||$30||$10||$390|
|$1,000||7730 $15,000 Nov Horse, Non Pro||$175||$175||$30||$10||$390|
|$0||7715 $2,000 Limited Rider**||$80||$80||$30||$10||$200|
|$1,000||7705 $5,000 Novice Horse||$175||$175||$30||$10||$390|
|$1,000||7750 $5,000 Nov Horse, Non Pro||$175||$175||$30||$10||$390|
|$0||7745 $1,000 Amateur**||$80||$80||$30||$10||$200|
|$300||7790 Bridleless Cutting Non Pro**||$80||$80||$30||$10||$200|
|$300||7790 Bridleless Cutting Open**||$80||$80||$30||$10||$200|
|$2,000||7795 $50,000 Amateur $2,000||$175||$175||$30||$10||$390|
** indicates re-run cattle - classes 7700, 7710, 7715, 7745, 7755, 7760, 7790
NCHA Senior World Tour
The NCHA Senior World Tour is based on a class-within-a-class. A senior contestant is defined as any Open, Non Pro, or Amateur rider who is age 60 or older and meets all other NCHA rules regarding their status and membership.
All horses must enter the corresponding NCHA class to be eligible.
$20 Additional Entry Fee
7741 NCHA Open Cutting Senior World Tour
7721 NCHA Non Pro Cutting Senior World Tour
7726 NCHA $50,000 Amateur Cutting Senior World Tour
7701 NCHA $35,000 Non Pro Cutting Senior World Tour
7711 NCHA $15,000 Amateur Cutting Senior World Tour
7736 NCHA $25,000 Novice Horse Cutting Senior World Tour
7731 NCHA $25,000 Novice Horse Non Pro Cutting Senior World Tour
7716 NCHA $2,000 Limited Rider Cutting Senior World Tour
7706 NCHA $5,000 Novice Horse Cutting Senior World Tour
7751 NCHA $5,000 Novice Horse Non Pro Cutting Senior World Tour
7796 NCHA $50,000 Amateur Cutting Senior World Tour
Mercuria NCHA World Series of Cutting
|$25,000||7770 World Series, Open||$375||$375||$50||$10||$810|
|$25,000||7780 World Series, Non Pro||$375||$375||$50||$10||$810|