Next Year’s Dates Announced: March 2-10, 2019

The 2018 Sun Circuit celebrated its 45th Anniversary this March.  It is the largest AQHA Circuit in the Western US, and features NRHA, NSBA, NRCHA and Versatility Ranch Horse classes along with opportunities for All Breed exhibitors. Sun Circuit is honored to be recently named a Top 10 AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse show.

The show offers something for just about every Quarter Horse exhibitor with a full range of rail, halter, showmanship, trail, reining and cattle classes with divisions for everyone from Level 1 to World Champions.  Despite its size, a fun and welcoming atmosphere is the hallmark of Sun Circuit.   A fabulous array of awards, added money and giveaways are offered every year.

A proven formula for success combined with a determination to constantly improve ensures that Sun Circuit will remain one of those shows around which everyone plans their annual show calendar.

Highlights of the 2018 Show:

  •  33 SADDLE AWARDS
  • OVER $125,000 IN PRIZE  MONEY
  • OVER $55,000 IN GIVEAWAYS
  • FULL SLATE OF VRH CLASSES
  • NSBA RIDERS CUP CLASSES
  • ALL AROUND BUCKLES
  • LEVEL 2 & LEVEL 3 CIRCUIT CHAMPION TROPHIES
  • NSBA COLOR CLASSES

Entries

(Deadlines and entry forms for 2019 will be posted in August)

ENTRIES
Entry deadline for all classes (no late fee)……………………………………..…… 1/19/18
Entry deadline for NRHA classes (no late fee)……………………………………..1/19/18
Entry deadline for cattle classes (guarantee availability)………………………1/19/18
Late fee of $40.00 imposed for entries submitted after…………………………1/19/18

STALLS & ARRIVALS
Permanent stalls are assigned to sponsors first. Request for Permanent stalls, which are assigned temporary stalls, will be refunded the difference.

Deadline for reservations & payment for permanent stalls………………… 1/19/18
No stall refunds for any reason after…………………….………..……..………….2/12/18
Earliest arrival………………………………………………………………………….….…3/1/18 after 7 am
Latest Departure………………………………………..…………………………….….….3/12/18 before 8 am

Make Your State Points Count

Download the 2018 AzQHA Membership form

2018 Fees

AQHA
Entry
PER RIDE
Cattle**          (per run)
Jackpot
                   AQHA Open & Amateur

Halter & Performance

$19/judge

Trail

$22/judge

Includes Warmup

Reining

$19/judge

Boxing

$19/judge

$35

Working Cowhorse

$19/judge

$70

Roping (includes all breed)

$19/judge

$25

$30*

Cutting

$155/run

(Inc. w/entry)

Hunters, Hack & Eq. Over.

$22/judge

Includes Warmup

Other

Hunter Derby

$35

$65

Versatility Ranch Horse

AQHA VRH Conformation

$19/judge

AQHA VRH Trail

$19/judge

AQHA VRH Reining

$19/judge

AQHA *VRH Cow Work

$19/judge

$35

AQHA *VRH Cutting

$19/judge

$45

AQHA VRH Ranch Riding

$19/judge

VRH All Breed

$19/judge

AQHA and All Breed classes run concurrently. If you enter AQHA classes you can enter All Breed class for no charge. Fees are the same for each class if you only go into the All Breed class without entering AQHA class.

*VRH cattle class fees for VRH All Around eligible exhibitors. If entering only VRH Cow Work and/or Cutting and no other VRH classes fees are:
$103 VRH Cow Work and $155 VRH Cutting

                   AQHA L1 Amateur 

Halter & Performance

$17/judge

Trail

$19 /judge

Includes Warmup

Reining

$17/judge

Roping

$17/judge

$25

$30*

       AQHA Youth 

Halter & Performance (All Age Groups)

$15/judge

Trail

$17/judge

Includes Warmup

Hack and Hunters

$17/judge

Includes Warmup

Reining

$15/judge

Working Cowhorse

$15/judge

$65

Roping

$15/judge

$25

       AQHA L1 Youth 

Halter & Performance

$12/judge

Trail

$13/judge

Includes Warmup

Cowhorse Boxing

$12/judge

$35

Reining

$12/judge

Non-AQHA Youth Classes
(Single Judged)***

Walk-Trot (Sat. 3/10  only)

No charge

Leadline (Sat. 3/10 only)

No charge

* All jackpots are OPTIONAL. Roping jackpots are based on times rather than judge’s  placing’s and therefore are charged per run, not per judge. You must tell office before class that you DO NOT want into the Jackpot, otherwise you will be IN the jackpots.

**Late entries may be subject to rerun cattle. Scratched cattle class entries, exhibitors will remain responsible for all cattle fees.

***Walk-trot and Leadline show only one time on Saturday under one Judge. These classes  do not count for AQHA or AzQHA State year end points.

OTHER FEES
AQHA Processing Fee (per horse, per show)

$6.00

NRHA Drug Fee (per horse)

$7.00

NSBA Drug Fee(per futurity  horse, per show)

$7.50

Warm-Up Western Pleasure or Hunter Under Saddle (per horse, per ride)

$10.00

Reining Warm -Ups (six minutes)

$40.00

Office Charge (per horse)

$30.00

Late Entry Fee (entries submitted after 1/19/18)

$40.00

Office Close out fee (do not check out by end of show)

$15.00

Haul-In Fee per horse for entire circuit

$20.00

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