TWHBEA National Youth Awards

Register of Merit
10 or more points Awarded by TWHBEA when a youth team has earned a total of ten points. Five points must be earned in at least two different events within one year.

Champion
35 or more points Awarded by TWHBEA when a youth team has earned a total of thirty five points won in four or more events.

Superior Versatility Champion
55 or more points Awarded by TWHBEA when a youth and his mare or gelding has earned a total of fifty-five points won in any nine events with no less than five points in any single event. It is mandatory that ten or more points be earned in versatility performance classes with a minimum of five points being earned in two of the following divisions: Trail, Pleasure Driving, TWH Over Fences, Basic Reining, Western Riding, Barrels, or Pole Bending. State associations are encouraged to hold shows where state and regional championships may be decided, however, the TWHBEA reserves the right to hold any show where National Youth Versatility Championships are decided.

Annual High Point Champion
Awarded to the youth team who has accumulated the most points during the year in each of the Versatility Program's divisions.

TWHBEA National Adult Awards

Honor Roll
8 or more points in any one event in a calendar year

Champion
45 or more points

  • Points must be won in five different shows, under five different judges.

  • Fifteen points earned in model (halter) classes.

  • Fifteen points earned in versatility performance classes: with a minimum of five points each in at least three different performance events. (Model, and promotion classes are not performance classes.)

  • Ten points earned in either English or Western Pleasure but not a combination of both.


Supreme Versatility Champion
Seventy or more points Awarded to the horse that:

  • Earned "championship" status.

  • Won forty or more points in recognized versatility performance and model classes.

  • Fifteen points or more in model (halter).

  • Twenty four points or more in versatility performance, with a minimum of eight points won in each of at least three of the following divisions: English Pleasure, Western Pleasure, Water Glass Class, Pole Bending, Barrels, Endurance/Competitive Rides or Versatility Driving.

  • Sixteen points; at least eight points won in two separate divisions: Trail, Pleasure Driving, TWH Hunter Over Fence, Basic Reining or Western Riding.

Adult High Point Champion
Awarded to the horse who has accumulated the most points during the year in each of the Versatility Program divisions. How Awarded:

  • In both youth and adult divisions points will be awarded on the basis of placement and the number of entries in a given class.

  • One point will be awarded for each three horses an entrant places over,with a maximum of five points in any class.

  • Second place winners shall receive one point for each three horses placed over, with a maximum of four points in any class.

  • Third place winners shall receive one point for each three horses placed over with a maximum of three points.

  • Fourth place winners will receive one point for each three horses placed over with a maximum of two points in any class.

  • Fifth place winners will receive one point for each three horses placed over with a maximum of one point.

  • No points will be awarded for placement lower than fifth, regardless of the number of entries in a class.

  • Points must be won under a licensed judge. The judge's name and licensing organization must be listed in your point book.

 

* The current TWHBEA Versatility Rulebook will prevail when discrepancies are printed.

 

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