Brad Borton Memorial trophy to the highest placing LTD exhibitor in the NP LL

Major Sponsors

Shadow Trailer World of Michigan now carries feed!

Make your trip to the Powers easy this year and let us deliver your feed right to you. Pre orders are currently being accepted (click for order form).

We carry a full line of Tribute and Heartland Feed. Special requests made in advance can also be accommodated.

Conveniently located less then a mile from the fairgrounds. Wayne Davis bedding available for PICK UP only

Contact Brent Harnish or one of his staff at 
888-317-7127 (store)

Hot Pepper Contest

The Equine Chronicle will sponsor our Hot Pepper contest- Do Not participate if you are pregnant, have heart problem or suffer from peanut allergies. We will have a Calcutta to benefit the NSBA trainer’s crisis fund. The Hot Pepper contest will be held on Friday June 29 th after our 3 yr old Stakes Sale WP class.

Human Bumper Ball

The Equine Chronicle will also sponsor a Human Bumper Ball race to benefit the SBA Trainer’s crisis fund. This eventful race will be held on Wednesday, June 27 th after the last class of the day.

2018 Calendar


Please use the South gate entrance (Shawnee Rd) to enter the fairgrounds.

GPS Address:
Berrien County Youth Fair
4261 E. Shawnee Rd
Berrien Springs, MI 49103

Closest Airport
South Bend IN
15 miles from fairgrounds.

2018 NSBA Riders List

Judges: Gigi Bailey, Jeff Greaves, Steve Heckaman, Louis Hufnagel

PRE FUTURITY SHOW: All divisions (Color, Ltd, Int) will run together.

Pre-Futurity Patterns
Pre-Futurity Trail Patterns

2018 Triple Challenge PRE FUTURITY classes
NSBA Approved, 2 Judges:
Shelly Wilson, Stephanie McConnell

DAY OFF: Tuesday June 26th

Triple Challenge Futurity:
Wed. June 27th - July 1st

Triple Challenge Stakes Sale
Maiden 2yr old WP/Harris Challenge: June 30th

Triple Challenge Stakes Sale & BBQ (sponsored by Game Time Sports Medicine): June 30th.


Sale DEADLINE to enter your yearlings in the sale: June 1st

Please submit all your paperwork, photos and videos by June 1st to Janet Hoke 813-838-7568

2018 Consignment Form


We are thrilled to host again this year the SSS classes! For information please contact Joan Schroeder: 940-727-3474

May 11th - 13th, MSU Pavillion, East Lansing MI

2018 Great Lakes Showbill
2018 Great Lakes Patterns
2018 GL Trail Patterns
2018 GL Entry Form

June 15th - 17th, Midland County Fairgrounds, Midland, MI

2018 Bujack Showbill
2018 Bujack Entry Form
2018 Bujack Patterns
2018 Bujack Trail Patterns

Need information on AQHA Leveling?

2018 Triple Challenge Futurity is a wrap!

We are very proud of this group. They performed well beyond our expectations. Hope they will all come back next year.

Thanks everyone for a great Futurity !

For full results from the show Click Here

Move-in: June 22nd 10am STAKES SALE: June 30th
NSBA Pre Futurity Show: June 24-25th FUTURITY: June 27th - July 1st

Welcome to the Triple Challenge Futurity!


Futurity Judges: Gigi Bailey, Jeff Greaves, Steve Heckaman, Louis Hufnagel
Pre-Futurity Judges: Shelly Wilson, Stephanie McConnell

Great show to see "Who Rides What" this season!

Our 2018 show schedule will be posted soon. Futurity entry booklet will be mailed the first week of March. First opportunity to enter is April 1st_ Make only ONE payment.

Meanwhile ...

For the 38th consecutive year The Triple Challenge Futurity will be offering a string of outstanding classes. Some of the best horses, young prospects, riders and trainers will compete. Over 80 SELECT yearlings will be available at the Triple Challenge Futurity Stakes Sale Saturday afternoon June 30th.

The Berrien County "fair ambiance" show grounds with its unique "grass" show ring will present your entries at their best. The TOP riders and horses will catch your interest.

This is probably the best show of the year to help you get ready for this new season. Either to find a new ride, get a lot of work done on your young ones or evaluate and put the final touch on your show horse. All of this happening in a traditional, friendly and laid back atmosphere
where Mother Nature runs the show along with Tom ...

Every year we thrive to design our show program around the pulse of the industry so in 2018....

Read about the Tom Powers Futurity in this feature article in the
Tom Powers Issue (June 2018) of Show Horse Today

NOTE: This year we've created fillable PDF entry forms for your convenience. Some browsers have built-in PDF viewers. These PDF viewers often have issues doing the calculations so we highly recommend downloading/saving the PDFs to your computer BEFORE filling them out.


Download the Futurity Entry Form/Booklet


P7. Pre Futurity classes:

First classes on Monday before P1 will be in this order

P29 Walk Trot 19-99 will run last class of the day on Monday

Also F19 3 yr old  Novice/Novice class is  NOT NSBA approved. Entry fee should read April $375, May $450, June $525, @ Show $600.

F16 3 yr Old Stakes Sale WP entry fee should read April $500, May $ 600, June $ 700, @ Show $ 800.

If you overpaid one of these classes a credit will be applied on your invoice.


Because you asked for it...

PRE FUTURITY on Sunday, June 24th and Monday, June 25th.

NSBA Approved classes, 2 judges, $15 / entry / judge
office fees and drug fees included.

2018 Triple Challenge PRE FUTURITY Showbill

Pre-Futurity Patterns
Pre-Futurity Trail Patterns

Judges : Shelly Wilson - Stephanie McConnell

New classes for the 2018 Pre Futurity!

T-Open WP &  T-NP WP
 Eligibility: All ages horses sired by a stallion sold through our program in 2018.

The PRE FUTURITY is: MANDATORY NO BLING-NO SHOW EQUIPMENT! PLAIN AND LEGAL ATTIRE ONLY. Tail extensions will be permitted. NO banding-NO braiding. Home braids will be accepted. Legal attire and riding equipment only. No chaps. Riders will be required to wear a hat or helmet.

Show halter and show longe line will be optional only for LONGE LINE horses (practice purpose).

PRE FUTURITY CLASSES (not in order of go - this is NOT a show schedule):

All divisions (Color, Ltd, Int) will run together.



PLEASE attach pictures, video of your entry

Just before the sale you are invited to our annual BBQ sponsored by the official veterinarian for The Triple Challenge Futurity 2018 Game Time Sports Medicine - Dr. Brad Cumper.

The guaranteed purse for the 2yr old Triple Challenge Stakes Sale class will be $50,000 this year. Once again Harris Leather & Silversmith Challenge will add $3000 for the Open winner IF riding a Harris Saddle and $1000 for the Open LTD winner IF riding a Harris Saddle!

Sale DEADLINE to enter your yearlings in the sale: June 1st 2018

Please submit all your paperwork, photos and videos by June 1st to:Janet Hoke at 813-838-7568 or

Download the 2018 Consignment form

Click here for the 2018 Catalog

Sale catalogue will be available after June 1st on and on Alan Parker Auctions website.

2018 pictures and videos (Alan Parker website) will be available after June 1st. To view them, click on desired horse page to get videos or pic. You can also click the blue Proxibid button and scroll down to the horse you are looking up for details. All information forwarded to us by the consignors will be available to you.

Contact Tom Powers or Janet Hoke at Alan Parker Auctions for more details.

Tom and I are looking forward to seeing you in Berrien Springs.

Tom & Dom Powers



Candids from the 2017 Triple Challenge Futurity