VICTORIAN JUMPING TITLES

29 APRIL - 2 MAY  2021

COMPETITORS

TERMS & CONDITIONS

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2021 EVENT INFORMATION COMING SOON

CONDITIONS

This event will run under EA/FEI rules. The Organising Committee (OC) reserves the right to change or amend the program at their discretion. All owners and competitors will be personally responsible for damages to any third parties caused by themselves, their employees, their agents or their horses. Please ensure the safety of your children whilst in proximity to horses.

1. Nomination Conditions for Children, Junior, Young Rider and Senior

How many starts

A rider may not ride more than three horses (if entries permit) in any one championship division but in the case of excessive entries, the OC reserve the right to restrict a rider to two starts.

Children, Junior, Young Rider, Senior are block entries.the top 30 children, top 30 juniors, top 20 young riders, top 20 senior horses will qualify for the FINAL. Horses not qualified for the final have the opportuntty to particiapte in a consolation class as part of their block entry.

Competitors whose age allows them to compete in different divisions may do so but only if on different horses.

Children: An Athlete may compete in Children’s classes until the end of the calendar year in which they turn 14 years old. Starting height in the first round for Children’s classes is a maximum of 100cm
Junior: Athletes can take part in Competitions for Juniors until the end of the calendar year, in which they reach the age of 18 years. Athletes may take part in open Competitions 120cm and above from the beginning of the calendar year in which they reach the age of 12 years.
Young Rider: Athletes may take part in Competitions and Championships for Young Riders from the beginning of the calendar year in which they reach the age of 16 until the end of the calendar year they reach the age of 21.
Senior Rider: Athletes are eligible to compete from the beginning of the calendar year in which they turn 18 years

Scoring for State Championship Classes
Scoring will be done over 3 rounds to determine the Champion

Round 1 will be scored by total number of startes. i.e. if 30 horses start class then first place will receive 30 plus1 point. 2nd place will receive 28 points, 3rd place will receive 27 points and so on down to last place who shall receive 1 point. Horses eliminated will receive 0 points.

Round 2 will regardless of numbers of horses starting use the same number from round 1 and the same scoring system, Round 1 and Round 2 will then be added together for a leaderboard.

Round 3 – the FINAL will be seeded from highest to lowest based on points from the leaderboard. Round 3 will be scored the same way as Round 1 and Round 2. 1st place would receive 30+1, 2nd place 28 points, 3rd place 27 points etc…points over the the 3 days will determine the State Champion.

The state champion will be awarded from placing on the leaderboard.

If competitors are tied for first place after the three final competitions, there will be a jump-off against the clock over a reduced course of at least six obstacles. In case of equality of penalties and time in this jump-off a second jump-off, against the clock, will be held over the same course. Competitors not in the jump-off but tying on penalties are placed equal.

2. Nomination conditions for Stars of the Future series

Stars of the Future is a block entry running over 3 days.

For Horses that are 6yrs, 7yrs or 8yrs from the date of birth at the time of competition, there is no point restriction.

Any Horse that has started in a World Cup Class cannot compete in any Future Stars, Futurity or Stars of the Futures classes.

Points will be awarded in Round 1 and Round 2 as per state championship classes to seed Round 3 (Final). The Final will run as a standalaone class. The top 20 horses from both Round 1 and Round 2 will be invited to the final (i.e. 40 horses). Should a horse place top 20 twice the next placed horse from Round 2 will be invited to compete in the Final. For horses not making the final a consolation class will be offered.

3. Nomination conditions for Mini Prix series

Mini Prix is a block entry running over 3 days. Points will be awarded in Round 1 and Round 2 as per state championship classes to seed Round 3 (Final). The Final will run as a standalaone class. The top 20 horses from both Round 1 and Round 2 will be invited to the final (i.e. 40 horses). Should a horse place top 20 twice the next placed horse from Round 2 will be invited to compete in the Final. For horses not making the final a consolation class will be offered.

Mini Prix horses may not start in Title series i.e. Senior, Young Rider, Junior but may start in stars of the future if eligible.

Starting Height: 135cm first round.

4. Nomination conditions for Amateur

Amateur is a block entry running over 3 days. Points will be awarded in Round 1 and Round 2 as per state championship classes to seed Round 3 (Final). The Final will run as a standalaone class. The top 20 horses from both Round 1 and Round 2 will be invited to the final (i.e. 40 horses). Should a horse place top 20 twice the next placed horse from Round 2 will be invited to compete in the Final. For horses not making the final a consolation class will be offered.

Amateur Rider classes are classes for Athletes who:

Must not have competed in an Olympic Games or World Equestrian Games in either Jumping or Eventing. In the past 10 years must not have competed in a World Cup for Jumping Riders qualifying round or in a 4* 3 day event. Must not have competed in section 1 and 2 at a Royal Show in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth in the past two years Amateur Riders may not compete in an Amateur class if they compete in a class where the first round is higher than 120cm at that show. Amateur Riders may not compete in an Amateur class on a Horse that will compete in any class where the first round is higher than 1.20m.

Athletes may compete as amateurs from the beginning of the calendar year in which they turn 21 years of age.

5. Nomination conditions for a,b classes

a,b classes eligibility

Horses may only start in a class marked a or b and not both. a,b classes will run concurrently with Jump offs if applicable running at the end of the b class for both divisions.

6. Nomination conditions for Racing Victoria Off the Track Championship Series Final

Racing Victoria have sponsored a class at State Titles this will be a 110cm-120cm Championship. This is open to Thoroughbreds that are 4 years old and over, and who are registered with the RISA (Racing Information Services Australia). Registrations will be checked by the Organising Committee and provided to Racing Victoria. Racing Name and microchip number must be supplied at time of entry. There is no limit as to how long they have been out of racing. First two rounds will be 110cm , the final depending on the field may be raised but will not exceed 120cm. Points will be allocated for rounds 1 and 2 to enable seeding for the final. The final will run as a separate class. The top 20 horses from the leaderboard after Round 1 and Round 2 and the Top 5 combinations from the Equestrian Victoria Off The Track Jumping Series will be invited to the Final.

7. Nomination conditions for open height classes Stroller (100cm), Hickstead (110cm), Milton (120cm)

The three series height classes (Stroller, Hickstead, Milton) will run each day over the 4 days of the show. Points will be allocated for horses competing in each round including round 4. All rounds will be placed as standalone classes. At the completion of Round 4 the Champion will be named overall in the class. This Champion will be determined from the combiantion that carries the hgihest number of points from all 4 events. i.e. round 1 , round 2, round 3 and round 4. Champions in each height will recevie a trophy rug and sash plus $100 bonus. Horse and rider combinatiosn may compete in 2 heights if scheduling allows remembering horses MAY not compete in more than 2 classes at the show each day.