December 21, 2009 -- The Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC) would like to invite all ApHC Regional Clubs to compete for the title of Exemplary Regional Club of 2009, an annual honor bestowed upon a Regional Club that goes above and beyond when promoting the Appaloosa breed.
Regional Clubs are asked to submit a detailed scrapbook featuring their Appaloosa shows, banquets, trail rides, clinics, sales and other events. The scrapbook should also include membership information, examples of newsletters, website and other communications.
One qualifying Regional Club is selected from each of the 18 zones and receives a Certificate of Merit. From those 18 qualifiers, one club from each of the six territories advances to the final round and receives $200 and a plaque. Of the remaining six, one club is named the Exemplary Regional Club of 2009.
The winning Regional Club receives a $500 check, a trophy, trade show space at the World Show or National Show as well as two tickets to the ApHC Award Banquet held during the 63rd National Appaloosa Show & 2010 World Championship Appaloosa Youth Show in Jackson, Miss., June 21-July 3.
All submissions must be received by January 30, 2010. No exceptions. For more information, visit www.appaloosa.com and click "Regional Clubs."