National Snaffle Bit Association Releases World Championship Show Schedule

The National Snaffle Bit Association recently released the schedule for its 2024 NSBA World Championship Show and Breeders Championship Futurity, which will be held August 8-18 at the Built Ford Tough Livestock Complex in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The show schedule can be viewed at

“The National Snaffle Bit Association is looking forward to returning to Tulsa, Oklahoma, for our association’s biggest event of the year,” noted Stephanie Lynn, NSBA’s executive director. “The NSBA World Championship Show and Breeders Championship Futurity is an event our members look forward to all year.”

New classes for 2024 include:

  • Maturity $25,000 Limited Horse Open Western Pleasure
  • Amateur Walk Trot Western Pleasure
  • Amateur Walk Trot Hunter Under Saddle
  • Amateur Walk Trot Trail
  • Three Year Old Open Ranch Riding
  • Youth Ranch Riding
  • Amateur Ranch Riding
  • Amateur 50 & Over Ranch Riding
  • Youth Ranch Trail
  • Amateur Ranch Trail
  • Amateur 50 & Over Trail
  • Youth Ranch Rail
  • Amateur Ranch Rail
  • Amateur 50 & Over Ranch Rail

The entry brochure for the 2024 NSBA World Championship Show and Breeders Championship Futurity will be produced later this spring.

The association reminds members that there is still time to meet qualifying requirements. The  qualifying period for participation in the 2024 NSBA World Championship Show ends April 30, 2024.

Qualifying is achieved through participation in each desired class at Dual-Approved events or Special Events. In Open classes, the horse, and in Amateur and Youth classes, the horse and rider, will be required to participate in the corresponding Dual-Approved class a minimum of five times during the qualifying period, which began May 1, 2023, and ends April 30, 2024. Those horses and/or riders who do not qualify through the qualification period can still enter their classes with an additional $150 qualification fee.

The first entry deadline for the 2024 NSBA World Championship Show will be June 1.

About The NSBA World Championship Show, Breeders Championship Futurity and Color Breeders Championship Futurity
SBA began its Breeders Championship Futurity in 2001, and added its World Championship Show in 2006. Last year, the NSBA World Championship Show presented $985,318.30 in prize money, while the Breeders Championship Futurity paid more than $381,600, and the Color Breeders Championship Futurity paid out more than $85,500 in earnings. In all, the NSBA World Championship Show and its included events paid nearly $1.5 million to its members in 2023.

Since its inception in 2001, the Breeders Championship Futurity has awarded more than $6 million in earnings to NSBA members.

Established in 1983, the National Snaffle Bit Association has expanded from its roots in the Western Pleasure discipline to recognize various disciplines and eight breed associations in competition. NSBA’s mission is to grow the show horse community through various equine programs and events where every activity benefits horses, breeders, owners and exhibitors alike.

The National Snaffle Bit Association has more than 20,000 active members and more than 44,000 registered horses across its eight alliance breed organizations. NSBA members earn more than $13.5 million in monetary awards at NSBA-sanctioned horse shows annually, and the association sanctions nearly 600 horse show events and close to 200,000 horse show entries each year.

To learn more about the NSBA, please visit

National Snaffle Bit Association, Inc. – 120 Mesa St., Weatherford, TX 76086 – Phone: (847)-623-6722

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