(July 20) Entries are now open for the Saturday, July 26 one-day NHC qualifier. Entries are $165 each and up to FIVE NHC spots will be awarded (3 guaranteed). Qualifiers also receive a $500 travel allowance and a four night stay at Treasure Island. NHC Tour points are awarded for the top ten percent of players. Thank you for participating.
There is a $40 credit builder contest on Saturday, July 26 on BCQualify.com. The minimum prize pool is at $8,000 ($2,000 to first place) with the total prize pool up to $20,000 ($4,000 to first). All prizes awarded as site credits on NHCQualify, BCQualify or DRF Bets (where applicable). Full details at www.bcqualify.com.
The NTRA has announced the purse for the NHC finals will be at least $2 million. A 2014 NHC Tour membership is required for all players. The $50 fee is payable to the NTRA at http://www.ntra.com/en/nhc/become-a-member/. The NHC Tour will award $200,000 in prize money. The NTRA has also raised the fee per online qualifying spot to $7,250, plus travel and hotel. Please see the How to Play page for more info.
Welcome to the Official Online Qualifying Site for the Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship (NHC).
This site offers players the chance to qualify to the Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship (NHC), the preeminent, industry-recognized Championship of tournament handicapping. There were 495 players participating in the NHC Finals conducted at Treasure Island in Las Vegas on January 24-26, 2014. A total of $1.5 million in prize money was awarded by the NTRA, plus an additional $250,000 in NHC TOUR prize money.
Entry fees for NHCQualify.com contests vary depending on the format of contests being conducted. See the How to Play section for more information on the format of the contests. It is important for players to get acquainted with contest play and official rules before participating in NHCQualify contests. For the 2014 NHC Championship, a total of 136 entries were awarded via the NHC’s Official Online Qualifying Site, NHCQualify.com. A total of $884,000 in qualifier fees were paid to the NTRA from our site last year. Another $150,000 was provided to players for travel and hotel expenses. For the 2014-5 season, the NTRA has raised the online qualifying spot fee from $6,500 to $7,250 per spot. Plus the travel and hotel expenses.