Attention: NBHA Professional's Choice Las Vegas Super Show participants:
The South Point Hotel is officially out of rooms for Friday night of the show. We have now partnered with the Grand View Timeshare (right next door) and have a group ratre of $80.00 for mid-week nights and $100.00 for Friday & Saturday Nights. just mention group # L11194 when you make your reservations. You can contact the Grand View at 866-752-9834 or 702-966-4700. Thanks and look forward to seeing you in Vegas.
ATTENTION: GREAT LAKES NATIONAL "CANCELLED" - The NBHA has been notified that the Gordyville Arena in Gifford, Illinois is closing down for 3 weeks, therefore we are unable to have our Great Lakes National show May 22-24. We are currently trying to reschedule and will update you by Wednesday, May 13. Per NBHA Policy, if we cannot reschedule, we will fully refund everyone's money. If we are able to secure a new date, anyone who pre-entered will be given the option to stay in or get a full refund. We have had a show in Gifford for 17 years and we are disappointed, as we know you are, that this has happened. We apologize for any inconvenience.
The National Barrel Horse Association, headquartered in Augusta, Georgia, is the largest barrel racing organization in the world. In 1992, the NBHA revolutionized the barrel racing industry by pioneering the divisional format, which allows riders of all skill levels a chance to win money and prizes in barrel racing competition.
NBHA has over 23,000 members of all ages across the United States and affiliates in twelve countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Panama, Spain, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Find out more about barrel racing's international presence at IBHF.
NBHA official home office events to date have paid out $12,157,330.00. Added money is over $2.5 million.
Divisional barrel racing, using the 4D format, is the heart of NBHA. Divisional barrel racing gives ALL competitors - from beginners to professionals, from youth to seniors - a chance to compete, learn and succeed in barrel racing. The Divisional format encourages riders to improve their skills and work toward the higher Divisions, while still having a chance to be competitive. To learn more about how Divisional format barrel racing works, visit our Frequently Asked Questions.
NBHA Members compete at District, State, National and World Championship levels. Each state is divided into competition Districts where members compete for money and prizes at a local level. Discover which one of the NBHA's more than 300 Districts you can compete in at www.nbha.com/overview/comp_dist.shtml.
Most states hold State Championship Shows; find out if your state does here. The NBHA National Office currently produces five National Shows and five Super Shows annually throughout the country. Check out our National Shows page for dates and locations.
The ultimate goal of NBHA competition is to qualify for the prestigious NBHA World Championships: The Youth & Teen World Championships, held the last week of July, and the Open & Senior World Championships are held in October annually.
NBHA enjoys sponsorship from several companies that offer special programs - Incentives, discounts, merchandise and more - to NBHA Members. Visit the National Partners page and the Show Sponsors page to find out what benefits NBHA Members receive from NBHA's sponsors.
Whether you're an experienced rodeo rider, a top futurity trainer, a weekend jackpot competitor or a beginning barrel racer, NBHA is right for you! Visit our FAQ page to learn more about the organization that is #1 in Barrel Racing.