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AQHA Convention

We invite you to attend AQHA's annual Convention and make a difference in your association.

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Convention Schedule | Future Convention Dates

AQHA is an organization that works for our members. Each spring, AQHA holds a convention to review AQHA rules and policies.

The 2015 AQHA Convention is March 6-9, 2015, at the Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas.

Download the brochure.

Convention Registration

To register, call Robin Brooks at 806-378-4377.

Reserve Your Rooms

NOTE: The host hotel, Omni Hotel Fort Worth, is sold out for part of Convention.

  • For reservations including Saturday, Sunday and/or Monday, call 800-843-6664 or visit Omni Hotel Fort Worth and advise you are attending the AQHA Convention.
  • For reservations including Wednesday, Thursday and/or Friday, please contact the Sheraton Fort Worth.

Tentative Schedule

Download the convention brochure, including complete schedule.

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

  • 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Farm Tour. The farm tour will depart Omni Hotel at 8:30 a.m. and will include lunch and a scenic driving tour of North Texas Horse Country, including Tom McCutcheon Performance Horses and EE Ranch. Limited seats available. Purchase for $30 each by February 20. Learn more about the tour.

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

  • 5:30 p.m. – President’s Reception
  • 7 p.m. – Hall of Fame Banquet

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

  • 8 – 10:30 a.m. – Membership General Meeting
  • 11 a.m. – Noon – Board of Directors’ Meeting & Luncheon 
  • 12:30 – 3 p.m. – Committee Meetings
  • 5 – 7 p.m. – Markel AQHA Cowtown Showdown, presented by the city of Fort Worth (Special event at Will Rogers Memorial Center showcasing the American Quarter Horse. Entertainment includes freestyle reiner Dan James. The working cow horse competition is sponsored by Nutrena.) Learn more, and buy tickets.
  • 7:30 p.m. – Free evening. Visit www.fortworth.com for great tips for discovering the great city of Fort Worth, including the "Like a Local" section with suggestions for restaurants, entertainment and even family friendly adventures.

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

  • 8 a.m. – Noon – Committee Meetings
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m. – AQHF Benefit Luncheon
  • 2 – 5 p.m. – Committee Meetings
  • 6 p.m. – Awards Presentation Banquet

MONDAY, MARCH 9

  • 9 – 11 a.m. – Membership Business Meeting
  • 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. – New Board of Directors’ Meeting & Luncheon (Required Attendance – Directors only)
  • AQHA New Directors Briefing (Immediately following New Board of Directors’ Meeting & Luncheon) 

2015 Committee Agendas

Year-end Awards Bio Forms

Please return all completed forms, including the forms in the high-point award winner packets, to AQHA, Attn: Lee Stribling, 1600 Quarter Horse Dr., Amarillo, TX 79104 or fax 806-349-6403. 

Future AQHA Convention Dates

Dates and locations subject to change.

  • March 6-9, 2015, Omni Hotel, Fort Worth
  • March 4-7, 2016, South Point Casino & Spa, Las Vegas
  • March 17-20, 2017, Grand Hyatt, San Antonio
  • March 2-5, 2018, Hyatt Regency Riverfront, Jacksonville, Florida

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