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Directions to the WNC Agricultural Center

From Asheville take I-26 E to exit 40 (old exit 9); go right (west)
From Hendersonville take I-26 W to exit 40 (old exit 9); go left (west)

Go .7 miles and turn left on Fanning Bridge Road. Turn right immediately into the parking lot for the McGough arena.

Trials are held in the McGough arena, an indoor, heated, dirt floor facility.  When entries are large, a third ring may be set up in the outdoor covered arena connected to the McGough arena.

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Directions to the Haywood County Agricultural & Activities Center in Waynesville, NC

From East or West, take I-40 to exit 24, Lake Junaluska/Hot Springs. At end of exit ramp, take Hwy 209S (Crabtree Road) headed south. Proceed approximately 2 miles; cross a large concrete bridge, and the arena will be on your left.

From the South, take the Great Smoky Mountain Expressway (Hwy23/74) to Exit 104 (East Waynesville/Hot Springs/Lake Junaluska). At the end of the exit ramp, take Hwy 209 (Crabtree Road) headed north. Proceed approximately 1 mile; arena will be on your right.