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Judges Named for 2014 Level 1 (Novice) Championships

The line-up of judges is set for the 2014 AQHA Level 1 (Novice) Championships.

The American Quarter Horse Association
July 14, 2014

AQHA Level 1 (Novice) Championships

The lineup of judges and ring stewards for the 2014 AQHA Level 1 Championships have been announced.

The American Quarter Horse Association is excited to announce the judges and ring stewards for the 2014 AQHA Level 1 (Novice) Championships.

The Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championship is tentatively scheduled for September 30 - October 5 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The SmartPak West AQHA Level 1 Championship is tentatively scheduled for October 1-5 in Las Vegas.

“Our goal is to bring together an excellent roster of judges and ring stewards for our Level 1 Championships,” said Pete Kyle, AQHA executive director of shows and judges. “It is important for exhibitors to know they are being judged by the rules and by a highly qualified group of judges at each show.”

The individuals selected as the 2014 Level 1 Championships judges and ring stewards are:

Nutrena East Level 1 Championship

Judges

Mike Jung of Farmington, Utah
Robin Jung of Farmington, Utah
Michelle Tidwell of Madisonville, Texas
Charlene Carter of Goodlettsville, Tennessee
Casey Devitt of Waddy, Kentucky (WCHA Judge)
April Devitt of Waddy, Kentucky

Ring Stewards

Bobby Walton of Bluff Dale, Texas
Ken Cochrane of Sandy, Utah
Kathy Schroeder of Depere, Wisconsin
John Tabb of Greenbrier, Tennessee
Kendall Smith-Christensen of Tucson, Arizona
Nicole Moss of Firth, Nebraska

SmartPak West Level 1 Championship

Judges

Lyle Jackson of Cochrane, Alberta
Elizabeth Baker of Dunnellon, Florida
John Briggs of Pilot Point, Texas
Bruce Walquist of Cleburne, Texas (WCHA Judge)
Sandy Jirkovsky of Kearney, Nebraska
Sissy Anderson of Leitchfield, Kentucky

Ring Stewards

Tracy Hatakeyama of Atascadero, California
Gale Little of Mebane, North Carolina
Theresa Martinez of Pueblo, Colorado
Kelsey Nichols of Loma, Colorado
Sue Palbykin of Las Vegas, Nevada
Sherry Clemens of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

For more information on the 2014 AQHA Level 1 Championships, visit www.aqha.com/novicechampionships.

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