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  • October 7, 2015 - Last day to submit officer or Board of Director nominations. Both nomination and acceptance letters must be received by close of business to State Office. There are 4 Officer positions and 4 Director positions (two year terms) open this election. Nominations must be dated and in writing, either regular mail, email or fax to State Office. The candidate must respond & agree to serve if elected. Submit a candidate statement of 200 words or less indicating qualifications, length of membership, reason for running for office and any other information. Candidate statements must be emailed and will be published in The World of Gymkhana. Elections are at State Convention November 21st from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Double Tree Hotel in Fresno, CA. .

  • October 7, 2015 - Last day to request absentee ballots if you are Not planning to attend Convention 2015. Ballot requests must be received in writing by close of business to State Office. If you Are planning to attend Convention 2015, come and vote in person! ALL member voting in this year's elections whether by absentee ballots or at Convention must be a member in good standing. If your membersip is expired you may not vote if you do not renew by that date. Membership fees will not be accepted at Convention.

  • October 22, 2015 - Agenda items are due to State Office for the Board of Directors meeting at Convention 2015. Have an agenda item? Use the Agenda Request form.

  • October 30, 2015 - Last day to make your Convention 2015 hotel reservations at the Double Tree Hotel in Fresno for the special CGA rate of $102 per night! This rate will no longer apply if there are no more rooms available, so call early. Call Double Tree direct at (559) 268-1000. Check in time is 3 pm, and check out time is 12 noon. They are at 2233 Ventura Street, Fresno, CA.

  • November 1, 2015 - Banquet reservations must be postmarked by this date for the Awards Banquet. Use the dinner form from the September 2015 newspaper, $20 per adult (12 and older), and $10 for 11 years old and younger. Dinner seating is on a first come, first served basis.

  • November 21, 2015 - Nomination letters are due by 2 pm to State Office at Convention for the Sportsman of the Year award, and for the Jack & Adrean Wright award. Nominations may come from local districts or from individuals. Letter must explain why the nominee is worthy of the designated award.

  • November 21, 2015 - In person voting ballots due by 2 pm to State Office at Convention. ALL member voting in this year's elections whether by absentee ballots or at Convention must be a member in good standing. If your membersip is expired you may not vote if you do not renew by that date. Membership fees will not be accepted at Convention.

  • November 21 and 22, 2015 - Convention 2015!! Saturday's festivities include member meetings, voting, and the Awards Banquet. This is the night to wear your finest and pick up the awards you earned! Sunday morning is the Board of Director's meeting. Read the September and October 2015 issues of the World of Gymkhana™ newspaper for more details.

  • November 22, 2015 - Next Board of Directors meeting (at Convention 2015). All district delegates should plan to attend. See more info on Board of Directors meetings, agendas and minutes.
New District Software Upgrade! - The local district software has been upgraded to Build 0944, posted 11/18/14. If you have previously downloaded the 0942 or 0943 upgrade you will need to update that with the 0944 to have all the current updates. Click on Downloads, Etc. to download the software for your district. Please be aware that this software only runs on 32 bit and 64 bit laptops/PCs.
State Office Relocated! State Office has relocated to Manteca, CA. The new address for all CGA mail is P.O. Box 2187, Manteca, CA 95336. All mail sent to the old address will be forwarded to the new PO Box in Manteca.
Sign Up For Year End Awards! Yes, it's that time again! The 2014-2015 season runs August 2014 through the CGA State Show Finals the end of July 2015. You have 60 days following your first show to sign up for Year End Awards. Otherwise, your rides from that show will not count! Sign up now before you forget! Select the type of Award (such as Level 1, Level 2, Family Team Awards, etc.) you wish to earn, and submit the appropriate form. Want more info? Click on Awards Program.
Board of Governors Procedure Manual! The Board of Governors made some changes to their Procedure Manual on 2/4/12. Go to Downloads, etc. or view it now.
Newspaper Alert! Due to the current economic conditions, the CGA World of Gymkhana™ newspaper, will be available in its existing and present form on the CGA website. Click on the Newspaper button to view, download or print the newspaper.

Local districts are responsible for providing district articles to State Office by the 10th of each month for the next month's issue. The newspaper is published on-line in its entirety.
As of January 1, 2011, credit cards are no longer accepted for payment. All payments must be made by Check or Money Order.

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State Show Photos!

Want to purchase photos of you and your horse at State Show?

Jack Upton Photography

Make your selections from Jack Upton Photography.
Jack Upton is the official State Show Photographer.
He shoots CGA shows as well as many other events.

State Show Apparel Vendor!


Check out CGA clothing options at
Pre-order with the State Show Clothing Order Form
Or contact Lisa Bradley at
BradleyWear is the only authorized CGA clothing vendor.

What is Gymkhana?

Gymkhana is timed obstacle racing on horseback. It is one of the most exciting family oriented equestrian sports in the world. It is a fast growing sport that anyone can enjoy.

The California Gymkhana Association offers riders an opportunity to participate in shows throughout California. Riders may earn a variety of awards while participating in the 13 events. Some events favor speed, and some events favor skill. Awards may be earned at all skill levels, from Future Champion to Hall of Fame!

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