Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration

The historic Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration Grounds in Shelbyville, TN is home to The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration®, which takes place each year in late summer for the 11 days ending on the Saturday night before Labor Day.

The Tunica Fall Classic, is scheduled for November 1-3, 2018

The show is located at the Paul Battle Jr. Arena in Tunica, MS.

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For more information contact The Celebration at 931-684-5915.

The GPS address for the arena is: 

3873 US Hwy 61 North, Tunica, MS 38676.

Paul Battle Arena  http://tunicaarena.com

 

 CLASS SCHEDULE RELEASED FOR TUNICA FALL CLASSIC

The Tunica Fall Classic walking horse show is just around the corner and all eyes are focused on a good time and an even better horse show.

The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration organization, which puts on the show, announced Wednesday two new additions to the show’s class schedule. New to this year’s line-up is class 19, the Amateur Riders on Two-Year-Old Country Pleasure; and class 38, the Amateur All Day Pleasure.

There is a total of 62 classes throughout three days of competition, Nov. 1-3, all held during evening sessions for the show.

“The Celebration continues to offer new classes that are popular with its exhibitors,” said Celebration CEO Mike Inman. “We have been receiving requests to offer an amateur two-year-old class to evaluate support and the Amateur All Day Pleasure classes have proven to be popular at both the Spring Fun Show and Celebration, both earlier this year.”

Judges for this year’s Tunica Fall Classic are Jeanette Baucom, Jamie Bradshaw and Smokey Carswell. The event will be held at the Paul Battle Jr. Arena in Tunica, Mississippi. For more information, contact The Celebration office at 931-684-5915.

2018 TUNICA FEES AND PREMIUMS

2018 TUNICA FALL CLASSIC CLASS SCHEDULE

2018 Prize Money Disbursement Form

2018 Entry Form

2018 Credit Card Authorization Form

JUDGES SELECTED FOR TUNICA FALL CLASSIC

The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration has selected Jamie Bradshaw, Jeannette Baucom and Smokey Carswell to judge the Tunica Fall Classic.  The Tunica show will be held November 1st-3rd at the Paul Battle Arena in Tunica, Miss.

The diverse panel of judges includes a four-time Celebration judge in Bradshaw, Carswell who has also judged The Celebration but not recently and Baucom who will be making her first appearance at a Celebration event.  In addition to their diverse experiences, they also represent Alabama (Bradshaw), Kentucky (Carswell) and North Carolina (Baucom).

In addition to his Celebration experience Bradshaw has judged many of the industry’s top horse shows including the National Trainers’ Show, Fun Show, Mississippi Charity, Columbia Spring Jubilee, Alabama Jubilee, Red Carpet Show of the South as well as previously judging Tunica.

Carswell judged the Celebration in 2003 but has also judged the Gulf Coast Charity, FAST Spring Showcase, Columbia Spring Jubilee, and the Spring Fun Show.  Baucom, who will be considered the rookie on the panel, still has extensive experience that includes twice judging the Gulf Coast Charity as well as the International in 2011.

For more information on the Tunica Fall Classic visit the Celebration’s web site at www.twhnc.com.  Gold Strike Casino and Resort, an MGM Resorts Destination, is the horse show hotel and special rates are available at $49 during weekdays and $95 for weekends, plus applicable fees. For reservations call 1-888-245-7829 and use block code 1810Tunica (Tunica Fall Classic).

 

THE CELEBRATION RELEASES INFORMATION ON TUNICA FALL CLASSIC

The Celebration has announced information regarding the popular Tunica Fall Classic, to be held November 1st -3rd at the Paul Battle Sr. Exposition Center, in particular, information about the horse show hotel and exhibitors’ party.

Gold Strike Casino and Resort, an MGM Resorts Destination, is the horse show hotel with special rates available at $49 during weekdays and $95 for weekends, plus applicable fees. For reservations call 1-888-245-7829 and use block code 1810Tunica (Tunica Fall Classic).  Rooms have already been blocked out.

There is an exhibitor party planned for Wednesday October 31st from 6:30-8:30 in the Millennium Theater Lobby in the hotel.   VIP floor tables are available for purchase.  Fee is $1500 which includes reserved table with seating for eight (8) and specially prepared dinner each night along with show sponsorship and recognition.

“If you have any problem obtaining that special rate or room availability or would like to reserve your exhibitor table contact The Celebration office at 931-684-5915 and it will be handled,” said Mike Inman, Celebration CEO.