FCEA will have the following awards for horse and rider combinations competing in the current year. The rider MUST be an FCEA member in good standing as of October 1 of the competition year. Awards will be compiled by an appointee of the Board of Directors known as the Points Manager (PM) and awarded at the Annual Meeting the following year. The competition year for schooling shows runs from April 1 to November 30.
All members must volunteer four (4) hours at any club event during the current fiscal year to be eligible for ANY year end award. In case of a tie, Volunteer hours will be the tie breaker for First Place.
***Riders are responsible for submitting their scores for any non FCEA shows. To submit scores, take a picture or photo copy of the completed front and back of the test, and send to the Point Manager. Scores may be submitted at anytime during the year. All scores must be submitted by November 30 of the competition year. For each level being considered, the top 5 scores earned on different dates will be used to calculate points. If fewer than five shows are attended/submitted, then the points submitted will be used for placings.
For all awards, points are based on the horse and rider combination. The team may earn points in two consecutive levels. If the next higher level is attempted, the scores earned at the lowest level will be disqualified.
Members can earn points at any local dressage schooling show. ***Members are responsible for reporting their show results to the Point Manager.
BONUS points will be awarded for tests completed at FCEA run shows – 5% points will be added to FCEA show dressage scores.
Dressage High Point will use the total of the Percentage scores of the best five scores earned at different shows, on different dates, to determine the winner at each level. Dressage levels will be awarded in Intro thru FEI. Miscellaneous tests’ of choice are not eligible for year-end awards. Recognized show scores may be used to supplement schooling show scores if additional scores are needed.
CT Best Score will use the final scores earned in Elementary thru Preliminary. Each level will be awarded separately.
Open: Open to ALL members. The eight (8) horse and rider combinations with the most total points will be awarded in each level.
Amateur: Open to adult amateur members. The six (6) horse and rider combinations with the most total points will be awarded. If rider has competed at two levels, the best 5 scores from different shows, will be used.
Junior: Open to members 18 or under as of Dec. 31 of the current fiscal year. The six (6) horse and rider combinations with the most total points will be awarded. If rider has competed at two levels, the best 5 scores from different shows, will be used.
Masters: Open to members over the age of 50 as of Dec. 31 of the current fiscal year. The six (6) horse and rider combinations with the most total points will be awarded. If rider has competed at two levels, the best 5 scores from different shows, will be used.
Members can earn scores at any recognized USEF, USDF or USEA shows. Open Classes in Dressage (Intro thru FEI) and Eventing (Elementary thru Advanced) will be accepted. Five best scores from different show dates should be submitted to the Points Manager. Alternately, members may print their score summary from their respective web sites (USDF and USEA) and turn them in to the Points Manager. All results must be turned in by November 30th of the current fiscal year.
Three Awards will be given in each division.
Dressage –Diamond, Swarovski and Rhinestone Awards
Eventing –Badminton, Burghley and Rolex Awards
A horse and rider combination must receive three scores at FCEA organized shows in the current year.
Each level in Dressage (Intro thru FEI) and Eventing (Elementary thru Advanced) will be considered its own level. Awarded to the Champion at each level.
Dressage: Top 3 scores from the highest test of the level will be totaled for the year end placing. FEI will be test of choice.
Eventing: Must complete a minimum 2 combined tests. Two best scores will be totaled to calculate the year end placing.
* Since this award is only tallied for FCEA Shows, it is not necessary for the scores to be reported. They will automatically be considered if the rider has completed the necessary scores to qualify.
Nov 10 - Paper Chase
Send your schooling show scores to the Point Manager. Scores are due by Nov 30 of the competition year.
* Unless otherwise listed, meetings are 6pm on the first TUESDAY of each month
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