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2017 UPHA Convention Revised Agenda


Due to some scheduling conflicts, the 2017 National Convention has been revised. Please read over the agenda to make sure that you will be available for your events. 


2017 UPHA National Convention Agenda 

Monday, January 16th

12:30pm - 1:00 pm USEF Judging Clinic Registration

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm USEF Judging Applicants only (Those not holding any USEF Judge's License)
*Please contact USEF for additional information regarding attendance.

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Instruction/Discussion applicant session. Exam will be emailed approximately two weeks prior to     the clinic, after your registration is received. Exam must be completed and returned at the beginning of the applicant session.

Tuesday January 17th

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Vendor Set Up on Mezzanine Level

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Silent Auction Set Up on Mezzanine Level

8:00 am - 5:00 pm USEF Judging Clinics (ALL required to attend) 

Wednesday January 18th

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration open at Welcome Desk on Mezzanine Level

9:00 am - 7:00 pm Vendor Shopping / Silent Auction on Mezzanine Level

8:30 am -12:00 pm USEF Judging Clinic (ALL required to attend)  

                  Live Session at Cascade Stables

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm UPHA Executive Board Meeting (Closed) 

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UPHA Board of Directors Meeting (Closed)

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm ASHA Board of Directors Meeting (Closed)

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm AHHS Board of Directors Meeting (Closed)

Thursday January 19th

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration open at Welcome Desk on Mezzanine Level

9:00 am - 7:00 pm Vendor Shopping / Silent Auction on Mezzanine Level

9:00 am - 11:00 am UPHA Equitation Committee

9:00 am - 11:00 am ASHA Annual Meeting 

11:00 am -12:00 pm UPHA Associates Committee Meeting and Election of Officers for 2017

12:00 pm - 1:45 pm ASHA Annual Awards Luncheon (Reservations required)

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UPHA Chapter Chair Meeting (Closed) 

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ASR Board Meeting (Closed)

5:45:pm Buses arrive in Hotel Lobby for Welcome Party (offsite)

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Welcome Party at Mardi Gras World hosted by Helen A. Rich and Ali DeGray

Friday, January 20th

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration open at Welcome Desk on Mezzanine Level

9:00 am - 6:30 pm Vendor Shopping / Silent Auction on Mezzanine Level

9:00 am - 10:00 am UPHA Active Members Meeting - Election of Officers for 2017 and Review of Bylaw Changes 

10:00 am - 11:30 am "The Time Is Now" - The Future of the Show Horse Industry

11:45 am - 1:30 pm UPHA Luncheon & Horse of the Year Divisional Awards 

                (Reservations required)

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UPHA 2016/2017 Board of Directors Meeting 

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UPHA Young Trainers Committee/AMHA Young Adult Alliance/ ASHA Young Adult Committee Meeting (Age 35 & Under)

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm ASHA ASR Committee Report

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AHHS General Meeting

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Cocktail Reception

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AHHS/ASHA/UPHA Awards and Horse/Pony of the Year Awards (Reservations required)

                AHHS Anna Lee Spires Judd Amateur Exhibitor Award AHHS Junior Exhibitor Award 

                AHHS Spirit of the Medallion Award

                ASHA Frank Ogletree Youth Award

                ASHA Gillenwater Family Award

                ASHA Breeder of the Year

                UPHA Sallie B. Wheeler Distinguished Service Award 

                UPHA Shirley Parkinson Professional Achievement Award

                UPHA Tony Ray Young Trainer of the Year Award

Saturday, January 19th

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration open at Welcome Desk on Mezzanine Level 

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Vendor Shopping 

9:00 am - 2:30 pm Silent Auction on Mezzanine Level (No bidding after 2:30 PM)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Youth Family Activity - Tour of the Audubon Aquarium

9:00 am - 11:15 am "The Time Is Now" - The Future of the Show Horse Industry

11:30 am - 1:45 pm UPHA Luncheon and Awards Presentation

               UPHA Equitation Distinguished Service Award

               UPHA Herman Miles Horse Show Manager of the Year Award

               UPHA Associate Member of the Year

               UPHA Challenge Cup Champions

               UPHA Classics Champions

               Chapter Honor Shows

                National Honor Show

                20, 30 & 40 Year Member Recognition

                The Stallion Sweeps Drawing

2:00 pm- 4:00 pm ASHA Board of Directors Meeting

2:00pm - 4:00 pm UPHA Equitation Clinic, Part One "The Devil is in the Details" 

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm UPHA/ASHA/AHHS Awards & Gala Dinner 

                (Cocktail Attire, Black tie optional)

                Live Auction

                 UPHA Ribbons of Service Presentation to St. Jude & Awards

                 UPHA Drawing for Freedman Show Harness and/or Saddle

                 AHHS Lydia Luhman Pederson National Distinguished Service Award

                 AHHS Elsa Mikkelsen Distinguished Service Award

                AHHS John H. & Maybelle L. Costello National Breeder Award

                AHHS Bill G. Robinson National Trainer Award

                ASHA Breeders Hall of Fame Award

                ASHA Wing Commander Award

                UPHA Tom Moore Hall of Fame

                UPHA Helen Crabtree Hall of Fame

                UPHA Larry Bacon Lifetime Achievement Award

                UPHA Richard E. Lavery Professional Horseman's Award 

                UPHA Overall Horse & Pony of the Year Awards 

Sunday, January 20th


9:00 am - 12:00 pm UPHA Equitation Clinic, Part Two "The Devil is in the Details", Live Session at Cascade Stables 

Click Here for a 2017 National Convention Registration Form

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