2022 Mid-year Points

Area V Points FAQ 
(revised January 2016)

 

When calculating year-end points, Area V follows the USEA Leaderboard Point System.  

 

COMPETITIONS AND AWARDS

AREA V CHAMPIONSHIPS: Area V Championships shall be held for BN, N, T, P and I once a year at a regularly scheduled USEA Area V event between September 1 and November 30. Championships will be rotated among eligible Area V horse trials.  

Eligibility

  • Must place first through fifth at the same level of the championships in a qualifying division of a USEA recognized horse trial within Area V

  • Qualifying ride must have five or more starters in the division

  • Qualifying period begins on the closing date of previous year’s championships and ends on the closing date of the current year’s championships 

  • Horse/rider pair must qualify as a pair and both horse and rider must be current USEA members at time of qualifying event and at time of championships

  • No horse may compete in more than one championship in a calendar year (with the exception of AECs). 

Awards

  • Ribbons and prizes will be awarded in each division
     

AREA V YEAR END AWARDS

Calculation Period and Eligibility

  • Points calculation period will begin December 1 through and end November 30 

  • Points will be awarded for competitions held in Area V to all competitors, regardless of Area of residence

Point Calculation – Horse Trials/Combined Tests

  • Points will be awarded for all USEA recognized horse trials/combined tests in accordance with the USEA Leaderboard Point System found on the USEA website

  • Horses and riders must complete a minimum of 2 competitions at the level of the award to be eligible for an award in that division 

  • Rider points will be divided into “Professional”, “Amateur” and “Junior” based on USEF/USEA declaration (“Junior” must be 18 or younger on November 30 of the competition year)

  • Horse points will be awarded based on final placing in the division regardless of age of rider or rider’s pro/am status

  • For divisions that combine levels, points will be awarded at the lower level (example: P/T points will be awarded to the Training division)

Point Calculation – FEH/YEH

  • Points will be awarded at all USEA recognized FEH/YEH competitions based on the horse’s final score

  • Horses must complete a minimum of 2 competitions at the level of the award to be eligible for an award in that division 

  • Year-end points will be calculated by taking the mathematic average of the top 2 scores for the horse at the level during the calculation period

  • FEH and YEH points will be calculated for the Horse division only

Awards

  • Horse Trial division awards will be given to the top 6 placings

  • FEH/YEH division awards will be given to the top 2 placings in each division

CHAMPIONSHIPS

Area V Championships shall be held for BN, N, T, P, I. Area V Championships will be held once a year at a regularly scheduled USEA Area V event between September 1 and November 30. Championships will be rotated among eligible Area V horse trials.

 

Championship Eligibility

1. First through Fifth at one event at the same level of the championships

2. Qualifying division must have five or more starters

3. Qualifying event must be USEA registered horse trial in any area

4. Open to USEA Members from other areas if qualify in Area V

5. Qualifying period is between the closing date of previous year’s championships and the closing date of the current year’s championships

6. Horse/rider pair must qualify together

7. Riders must be current USEA members at time of qualifying event and at time of championships

8. Horses must be registered with USEA at time of qualifying event

9. No horse may compete in more than one championship in a calendar year. This restriction does not include the AEC or any national championship. 

 

Championship Awards

Area V will supply Championship ribbons and awards for each division. 

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