September 30 - October 4, 2015
Las Vegas

September 30 - October 4, 2015
Lexington, Virginia

Competitor Resources

Find the resources you need to qualify for and attend an AQHA Level 1 (Novice) championship show.

Qualifying and Eligibility Rules
Find out if you are eligible to compete at the AQHA Level 1 championships, plus learn how to qualify for the event. 

Qualifiers' Handbook

Rookie Class entry form

Liability and Indemnity agreement (must be submitted with each entry)

Level 1 Eligibility Release form (must be submitted with each entry)

SmartPak West AQHA Level 1 Championship

South Point Arena & Equestrian Center Rules, Regulations and Information 

SmartPak Stall & Shavings request form

Show Secretary
Heidi Lane: 719-320-6355

Host Hotel
Michael Gaughan's South Point Hotel, Casino, Spa

Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championship


Virginia Horse Center

Nutrena Stall request from

Show Secretary
Kathy Gould
33410 Road 800
Raymond, CA 93653
Fax: 559-689-3101
Phone: 559-689-3101 or 559-760-0512

Host Hotels
Please call hotels directly for specific cut-off dates.

Howard Johnson Lexington
2836 North Lee Hwy 24450
540-463-9181; fax 464-3448
$99.95 single/double

Motel 6-Lexington VA #4716
65 Econo Lane 24450
540-463-7371; fax 463-6095
$99.95 single/double

Natural Bridge Park & Historic Hotel & Conference Center
Lee Highway Route 11
PO Box 87
Natural Bridge, VA 24578
1-800-533-1410 extension 0; fax 540-291-1896
$109 single/double

If you experience difficulty in securing accommodations in Lexington, please email Cheyenne Tyk.
For Additional Lodging Contacts click here

Additional Hotels available (25 miles from show grounds)
Days Inn
372 Whitehill Rd
Stauton, VA

Sleep Inn
222 Jefferson Hwy
Staunton, VA

Vacation Rentals by Owner
(location bed-and-breakfast availability)

RV Hook-Ups
Virginia Horse Center
Ellen Pennine
Phone: 540-464-2966

Lee Hi TA
40 RV spots available
5 miles from the Virginia Horse Center
540-463-3478, ext. 7244

Stable Office, RV Hook-up, Shavings orders
Ellen Pennine
Phone: 540-464-2966