National Reined Cow Horse Association Entry Deadlines & Important Information

NRCHA Eastern Derby
July 14 - 19 /// Cordova (Memphis), Tennessee

The National Reined Cow Horse Association is proud to debut its first premier event east of the Mississippi. The Dom Conicelli Memorial Eastern Derby, presented by MARS Equestrian™, has been added to the premier event schedule. For 2020, the Eastern Derby will be held at the AgriCenter International ShowPlace Arena, in Cordova, Tennessee. Added money of $64,450 will be dispersed among a Pre-Futurity, Derby, two full-slates of horse show classes and several spectaculars. A free, live webcast will be available throughout the duration of the event.

Due in office Tuesday, June 30:
    •    All entries (Limited Age Event, Spectacular, Horse Show)
    •    Fresh cattle practice (limited to the first 30 reservations received)
    •    Stalls
    •    Pre-ordered bedding (2 bags of shavings included with every stall)
    •    RV reservations
    •    Golf cart reservations placed through the NRCHA office

RV / Camping:
    •    Water & power: $35/day across from the arena. Reserve through NRCHA by June 30.
    •    Limited full hook up (water, power, sewer): Driving distance, not walking distance, from the arena. Reserve by calling the AgriCenter RV Park: 901-355-1977.

Click here for the show schedule as of May 26.

Click here for the entry form, exhibitor packet and important deadlines.

Click here for host hotel information and much more.

July 7:
    •    Last day to scratch Limited Age Events and Spectaculars without major penalty

July 8:
    •    Draw day for:
    •    Pre-Futurity: herd, rein and cow
    •    Derby & Spectacular: herd

July 13:
    •    Move in starts at 8:00 a.m. - no exceptions

July 14:
    •    Fresh cattle practice in show pen (Limited to the first 30 reservations received.)


NRCHA Stallion Stakes
August 22 - 30 /// Las Vegas, Nevada

The NRCHA Stallion Stakes, historically held in March and April, will return to the South Point Hotel and Casino August 22 - 30. The Stallion Stakes features 4-and 5-year-old horses who are sired by subscribed stallions. In addition to this robust limited age event, the Stakes offers a complete set of horse show classes and several three-event spectaculars. For 2020 only, the NRCHA Stakes will include an event for 3-year-old horses, a Pre-Futurity.

Click here for the show schedule, entry form, hotel information and much more.


NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity
October 9 - 24 /// Fort Worth, Texas

The 2020 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity ®, presented by Metallic Cat, returns to the famed Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, Texas, with more excitement and added money. If you have a 3-year-old, you won't want to miss out on being a part of history and participating in one of Western performance industry's most respected event.

While the Snaffle Bit Futurity may not start for several months, the entry process is well underway. Below you will find a nomination schedule for your futurity entry. Don’t let today’s situation deter you from continued pursuit of your dream and $725,500 in added money.

The NRCHA board of directors and staff are continuing plans to run the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity and Hackamore Classic as scheduled. Progressive and slot payments should continue to be postmarked on time.


Wednesday, July 15
    •    Open progressive #6 - $600
    •    Level One Limited Open progressive #4 - $300
    •    Non Pro progressive #6 - $350
    •    Amateur progressive #4 - $300
    •    Non Pro Limited progressive #4 - $300

Click here for the terms and conditions, entry form and complete payment schedule.

By NRCHA Press Release