Each November, thousands of competitors and their American Quarter Horses convene at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City for the FedEx Open and Bank of America Amateur AQHA World Championship Show.
The AQHA World Show is the pinnacle event for for American Quarter Horse owners and exhibitors around the globe. Competitors and their Quarter Horses compete yearlong to qualify for the honor of competing at this annual event. Check out the schedule. View dates for future AQHA World Shows.
When is the AQHA World Show?
2012 World Show tentative dates are November 2-17, 2012.
November 9-23, 2013
November 8-22, 2014
November 7-21, 2015
Where is the AQHA World Show?
The AQHA World Show is at the spacious and accommodating State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. Get directions and a State Fair Park Guide.
Is the event webcast?
Yes, you can watch the entire event online for free at aqha.com/worldshow.
Where can I find coverage of the event?
The American Quarter Horse Journal provides a video interview and statistics on each AQHA world champion, plus behind-the-scenes coverage and photos, at aqha.com/worldshow.
Is this really a "world" championship show?
More than 3,500 entries from the United States, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, Mexico and Venezuela competed for 94 world championships at the 2011 event. Stay tuned for facts from the 2012 World Show.
How do you qualify?
What are some of the most popular events?
Learn more about AQHA events with our handy class descriptions page on www.aqha.com.
AQHA has action-packed evenings with a full schedule of the most exciting classes in American Quarter Horse competition. For a taste of what fun events lie in store, check out the 2011 World Show schedule below: