Zoetis Cattle Novice Championship

The 2014 Zoetis AQHA Cattle Novice Championship Show is April 18-19 at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.

Zoetis Cattle Novice ChampionshipEntries
Download the entry form.

View the tentative schedule. 

Download the patterns, including ranch horse pleasure, reining, boxing and working cow horse.

Reasons to Enter

  • Jackpot offered for every class, with the exception of performance halter
  • Great prizes
  • Chance to be the first Novice champion in your event

View the awards to be given out. 

Qualifier's Handbook
Download the qualifier's handbook, and get all the information you need. 

To qualify for the 2014 Zoetis Cattle Novice Championship,

  • Exhibitor must be Level 1-eligible from January 1, 2013 - March 21, 2014.
  • Must be Level 1-eligible in the class they wish to enter and be an AQHA member at the time of entry and at the time of the 2014 Zoetis Cattle Novice Championship. 
  • If an competitor graduated out of Level 1 in the 2013 show season, they are still invited to enter the event. 

Level 1 eligibility is determined on a class-by-class basis. If exhibitors would like to determine if they are Level 1-eligible in a particular class, they are encouraged to visit www.aqha.com/level1 to review the guidelines or contact AQHA Customer Service at 806-376-4811 for help in verifying eligibility. 


  • Reining*
  • Boxing
  • Working cow horse
  • Ranch horse pleasure
  • Cutting
  • Breakaway roping
  • Tie-down roping
  • Heading
  • Heeling
  • Team penning
  • Ranch sorting
  • Performance halter mares*
  • Performance halter geldings*

*To compete in a performance halter class, the horse-and-rider team must also be entered in a performance class at the Zoetis Cattle Novice Championship. And if a horse and rider compete in performance halter or reining at the Zoetis Cattle Novice Championship, they will not be able to compete in either of those classes at either the 2014 SmartPak West or Nutrena East AQHA Novice championship shows. If a horse and rider competed in reining and performance halter at the either the 2013 SmartPak West or Nutrena East Novice championships, they are still allowed to enter the 2014 Zoetis Cattle Novice Championship, provided they are eligible.

Show Program – Due March 28
Want to celebrate a little and get the word out about your horse? How about placing an ad in the official show program? View pricing and size options of available ads. 

Trade Show
Download the vendor contract for the first Zoetis Cattle Novice Championship. Space is limited! 

Host Hotels
For the best hotel rates, click here.

RV Hook-Ups
RV hook-ups are first-come, first-serve. RV hook-up arrangements can be made when you move onto the State Fair Park grounds.

Show Manager
Heidi Lane
301 S. Neilson Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81001
Phone – 719-320-6355
Fax – 719-562-0186