Championships Eligibility Information
Members who wish to compete at the USPC Championships must meet the age, certification, and competition eligibility requirements as outlined in the rulebooks and in the document below. The Regional Supervisor for the member must mark any eligibilities prior to the member’s ability to register. Any Championships discipline/division for which a competitor is eligible to compete will be listed on their Championships competitor page (accessible from the member’s online profile). If the discipline/division for which the competitor wishes to register is not displayed, please contact your Regional Supervisor for clarification.
2023 Competitor Eligibility Information – explains Championships divisions offered & competition eligibility requirements by discipline.
USPC Championships Eligibility Definitions – a guide to understanding eligibility requirement specifics.
USPC Championships FAQs – frequently asked questions regarding USPC Championships.

Eligibility & Entry Instructions
For the Regional Supervisor
For the Member/Competitor

Championships Eligibility Exceptions
Procedure for Requesting Championships Competition Exceptions, Mount Substitutions, and Shared Mount Requests
  1. All requests must be submitted by the RS (VRS) through the online registration system and include all required information. Incomplete requests will not be considered.
  2. Following submission, all communications about the requests will be though the USPC National Office.
  3. If additional information or documentation is requested, it must be submitted via the online system.
  4. A panel will review the request, possibly asking for more information and make their recommendation to the VP of Activities.
  5. The VP of Activities makes final decision and the National Office informs the submitter of the final decision.
Competition Exception Request Forms:
Exception Requests require:
  1. Competitor information (name, certification, age, region, club/center)
  2. Name of mount (when applicable)
  3. Championship division
  4. Exception request statement
  5. Competition information
Mount Substitution & Shared Mount Request Form:
Mount Substitutions require:
  1. Competitor information (name, certification, age, region, club/center)
  2. Championship discipline and division
  3. Substitution explanation
  4. Current mount information (name, why not available for competition)
  5. Proposed mount information (name, experience as a pair)
  6. Competition records of substitute mount and rider as a combination
Championships Entry Information
USPC Championships Central
June 5−11, 2023
National Equestrian Center
St. Louis, Mo.
Opening Date: Monday, April 3, 2023
Closing Date: Noon ET on Monday, May 15, 2023
Qualification Period: May 15, 2022−May 14, 2023

USPC Championships East
July 26−30, 2023
Tryon International Equestrian Center
Mill Spring, N.C.
Opening Date: Monday, May 1, 2023
Closing Date: Noon ET on Monday, July 3, 2023
Qualification Period: June 3, 2022−June 2, 2023


Required Forms
Championships Coaches Form - to be completed by each coach of a Championships team or any competitor who wishes to have an individual coach.
Chaperone Duties Form - to be completed by the chaperone of each Championships team.
Junior/Senior Rally Team Acknowledgement Form - to be completed by any junior member (under 18) wishing to compete on a team with senior members (18 and over).

Additional Entry Forms
Polocrosse
Pony Club offers American Polocrosse Association (APA) members the opportunity to compete in an APA-registered tournament during our annual Championships.

Championships East−APA Member Tournament Entry Form
Gymkhana
An open Gymkhana competition is available to members and non-members of Pony Club alike! Entries compete over three days with the addition of an educational, judged, horse management experience.

Championships Central−Entry Form Coming Soon!
Championships East−Entry Form Coming Soon!
Trail
An open Trail competition is available to members and non-members of Pony Club alike! Entries compete over three days with the addition of an educational, judged, horse management experience.

Championships Central−Entry Form Coming Soon!
Championships East−Entry Form Coming Soon!
Western Dressage
Pony Club offers open Western Dressage classes in conjunction with our annual Championships. Open to members and non-members alike.

Championships Central−Entry Form Coming Soon!
Championships East−Entry Form Coming Soon!

 

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