The points are figured on a nine point system, plus one additional point for exhibiting in the class. For example, if the class has seven in it, first place gets eight points down to seventh place gets two points. If there are 15 in the class, first place gets 10 points down to ninth place getting two points. All other exhibitors will each get a point. This is per judge.
Halter points have been figured in the following manner. Halter points are awarded just as the performance points in the above paragraph. In addition, the grand and reserve can get additional points. Here are a couple of examples: If the grand youth gelding is in a class of two and the youth performance gelding class has 12 in it, the grand champion youth gelding is awarded an additional three points, and the reserve is awarded two additional points. If the grand youth gelding is in a class of 12, and that is the largest gelding class of that group, no additional grand and reserve points are awarded. This goes along with the AQHA points which says that the grand champion gets one more point than the largest class of that group, unless it is in the largest class of that group. If it is in the largest class of the group, no additional points are awarded for grand and reserve. These points are also per judge.