NRHA Show Secretary Seminars

Have you ever asked any of these questions:
  • Why should I have my show NRHA approved?
  • Can a futurity that is restricted to members of our club be approved?
  • How do I complete the show approvals applications?
  • What are the deadlines?
  • What does it mean to run classes concurrently?
You can have all of these questions and more answered by attending an NRHA Show Secretary Seminar. Starting in 2008 all NRHA approved shows are required to have a certified secretary. You can become an NRHA Certified Secretary by attending a seminar.

Can't make it to an NRHA Show Secretary Seminar? Well NRHA is delivering the seminar right into your home. The NRHA Show Department is pleased to announce the new and improved NRHA Show Secretary Seminar ONLINE! Below are some FAQ's about the online seminars. If you have any questions just send us an email!

Below is the schedule of all seminars (online and physical). If you have questions please send an email or call Lauren Waymire at

Seminar FAQs

What equipment is required to participate?

A computer with a high-speed connection and a microphone. It is better if you have a web camera because it is easier to participate, however it is not required.

Can more than two people participate at the same computer?

Yes, as long as everyone can see, hear and participate it doesn't matter how many are at the computer.

It is required to be at the computer the entire 3 hours?

Yes, breaks will be taken periodically but, it is required that all participants be at the computer at any time the seminar is taking place.

When will the seminars be held?

You can view a schedule of the seminars on the NRHA website.

How do I sign up?

Sign up online or email the completed application from this page.

How much does the seminar cost and how long am I certified?

$75 and 2 years

Is there a test?

It will be required for the test to be completed individually and sent back to the NRHA office before you will be considered to be an official NRHA Show Secretary. An 80% must be made on the test in order to become certified.

Do I get anything to show I'm certified?

Yes, after the test are graded you will receive a letter along with a certificate noting your certification.

2024 Show Secretary Webinar

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MINIMUM OF 5 PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED or seminar will be cancelled
  • Tuesday, January 9, 2024, 10AM CST
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2024, 2PM CST
  • Thursday, July 11, 2024, 10AM CST
  • Tuesday, October 29, 2024, 10AM CST
  • Wednesday, December 11, 2024, 2PM CST
  • Tuesday, December 17, 2024, 10AM CST
Please note that all times are noted in Central Standard time zone. Please adjust times according to your appropriate time zone.
Internet webinars - All webinars are $75. Ten people must RSVP no less than 2 weeks before the seminar otherwise it will be canceled. Notifications of cancellations will go out to those that do make reservations.

If you're interested in attending a seminar, please email Lauren Waymire at