The Tennessee Walking Horse Youth Judging Contest, scheduled for Friday, April 28, 2023, will now be held in Champions Arena on the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration grounds. Check-in will begin at 8:30am at the TWHBEA Satellite Office, located next to the Champions Arena entrance, with the judging contest slated for 9am. Following the contest, a luncheon and awards ceremony will be held in the Hall of Fame Club, located inside of Cooper Steel Arena (formerly Calsonic Arena). Free parking for participants will be in the cash parking lots on both sides of Celebration Way, the road that goes from Madison Street to the front of Cooper Steel Arena. During their down-time, participants will also be able to enjoy the Friday morning performance of the Racking Horse Spring Celebration.


The TWH Youth Judging Contest is jointly sponsored by the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ & Exhibitors’ Association and The Celebration. 80 youth are registered to compete in this year’s contest, which offers $10,000 in scholarships and prize money.