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Fair Hill International CCI***/** (Oct 2017) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 16640
Fair Hill International CCI***/** | Elkton, MD (AREA II)

Event Date: Oct 11-15, 2017

Open Date: Aug 15 Close Date: Sep 12
FEI Open Date: Aug 15 FEI Close Date: Sep 12


Address: 400 Gallaher Rd, Elkton, MD 21921.
From North: I-95 S. or NJ Turnpike S. over Delaware Memorial Bridge, take exit 109A (Rt. 279 Elkton) to Rt. 213, right on 213 N. to right on Rt. 273 E., 1 ½ mi. then right onto Gallaher Rd. 1/2 mi. to stabling and show grounds on Gallaher Rd.
From South: I-95 to Exit 100. Left off ramp on Rt. 272 N, 5 mi. to Rt. 273 E, 6 mi. pass Rt. 213 intersection. Same as above.
Be advised that there are tolls on I-95 - North and South! Only Cash and EZPass accepted.


USEF/USEA Recognized Division:CCI3,CCI2
USEA Recognized Test:YEH-4,YEH-5

Tentative Schedule:
Horses may arrive Monday Noon-5 pm and Tuesday 9 am-5 pm. Earlier arrivals must be cleared through CCI sec'y. 
Please Note: CCI horses stabled in fenced enclosure with 24-hour security. All CCI horses must be examined BEFORE ENTERING CCI stables. (Examination upon arrival-FEI Rules). Arrivals after 5 pm on Monday or Tuesday, or before Noon on Monday or 9 am on Tuesday or any horses without proper papers will be held in holding stalls, provided by management until examined & approved.
FEI rules allow only the following persons connected with horse access to CCI stables: Rider, a max. of 2 Owners at any one time, Trainer (as listed on entry), 1 Groom/horse, Vet. accompanying competitor.
Only official Event Farrier allowed in CCI stables. Wristband and personalized credentials employed for ID access to CCI stables at all times.

Wed: Competitor Briefing-10 am. First horse inspection-2 pm. Cross country course open after Briefing.
Thurs: CCI Dressage-8 am; YEH Dressage and Conformation phases.
CCI Dressage-8 am; YEH Jumping phase. YEH Awards to follow Jumping.
Sat: Cross Country-8 am, 2* then 3*.
Sun: Third horse inspection-8:00 am; Show Jumping - 10 am for 2*, 1 pm 3*.

All times are TENTATIVE and subject to change.
Starting Times:
CCI times available Wed. October 12, after first horse inspection.
YEH times available noon Tuesday Oct 11 on website
Event Officials
TD: CCI:  Philip Surl (GBR) Asst TD: Elena Ceballos (VEN)
Judges: CCI3* Pres: Les Smith (GBR)Members: Bobby Stevenson (USA); Gretchen Butts (USA)
CCI2* Pres:  Wayne Quarles (USA); Member: Kellie Towers (CAN)
YEH Judges:  Judy Bradwell (GBR), Mark Weisbecker (USA); Faith Fessenden (NV)
CD: X-C: Derek di Grazia (USA); SJ: Sally Ike (USA)
FEI Steward: Jan Stephens (CAN); Assts: Navneet Singh Thiara (IND)
FEI Vet Delegate: Dr. Debbie Williamson (USA);  Assoc: Dr. Karen Nyrop (CAN)
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
CCI Secretary, Fair Hill International
378 Fair Hill Drive
Elkton, MD 21921
(302) 547-0695 sec'y, (410) 398-2111 office, (410) 398-5020 fax
email sec'y: CCIsec[email protected]
email office: [email protected]
If doing an electronic entry with credit card payment through, you must submit your signature page and copy of coggins within 5 days of entering. ANY paperwork postmarked after Closing will be charged an additional LATE FEE. For electronic entries, Event Entries is preferred by this event.

Draw checks to Fair Hill International, Inc. Identifying paperwork MUST accompany ALL CHECKS.

Org: Fair Hill International Inc., 378 Fair Hill Drive, Elkton, MD 21921, (410) 398-2111, Fax (410) 398-5020.

Attention US riders: Entries for ALL FEI competitions MUST be submitted to the FEI through the USEF online entry system or they will not be considered complete. There is no fee to submit an entry through this system. Athletes MUST also enter the events (and pay the entry fees) through the normal entry process. Please also pay close attention to the closing date in the FEI Definite Schedule. Foreign riders need to contact their National Federation.

Event Fees Directory: see individual section for details. Draw checks to Fair Hill International, Inc.
Entry: Per entry (U.S. dollars only): CCI:
$650.00; YEH: $175.00. 
Stabling: $240.00.
Clean Stall Deposit: $35.00 (separate check).
Tack Stall: $240.00.
Camping: $45.00 per night with hook-up, $25 per night no hook-up.
Late Fee: $100.00.
Missing Item fee: $20 per missing item (signature page, coggins, FEI/USEF/USEA numbers, etc) will be charged for anything missing as of Monday October 3rd.

Refunds: Before C.D.- Less $50/Stabling-In full; After C.D.- Entry/stabling-No refund (will be considered a donation to the cross-country building fund). USEA Starter and D&M Fees Refund Policy: The USEA Starter and D&M fees ($21), are not subjected to office fees, and shall be returned within 30 days of the competition to any rider who does not present at the first horse inspection. Competition cancellation-No refund.
Association fees: refer to the fee section of the entry form for payment amounts. Entry includes a $50 non-refundable administration fee. CCI Competitors must use the 2017 CCI entry form. $35 stall deposit returned when stall is stripped (separate check for each horse must be included with entry).
Refunds: Before C.D.- Less $50/Stabling-In full; After C.D.- Entry/stabling-No refund (will be considered a donation to the cross-country building fund). USEA Starter and D&M Fees Refund Policy: The USEA Starter and D&M fees ($21), are not subjected to office fees, and shall be returned within 30 days of the competition to any rider who does not present at the first horse inspection. Competition cancellation-No refund.

Neg. Coggins required within 12 months for all horses. (Copy must accompany entry & horse). CCI horses must be accompanied by a valid Passport. If space allows and post entries are accepted, they will be charged an additional $100 late fee.

Riders will be limited to 2 horses per level if event is oversubscribed ON OPENING DAY - August 15, 2017. Otherwise limited to 4 per level, or as schedule permits. Riders must submit entry with payment to the Secretary as well as entering via the FEI Entry system. Only PAID entries will be accepted.

Wait List policy: Entries will be accepted based on the postmark of mailed payment, or the date electronic payment was made. Additionally the entry must have been done through the FEI system. Riders should enter via the FEI system prior to or on the Opening Day for regular entry submission on August 15th. Entries will be accepted from the wait list by division as space allows.
Competitor Information
$50,000 TOTAL PRIZE MONEY!! Trophy & 10 ribbons per division. Prize money (CCI3*-$35,000/CCI2*-$15,000) paid by check mailed to owner of horse listed on entry, so be sure the info on your entry is CORRECT!
Trophies: CCI3*: The "Fair Hill Bronze"-CCI3* winner; The "Gladstone Trophy"- presented by the USET to the highest placed US Rider; The "Guy V. Henry Memorial Trophy" - the USEF National 3* Championship-highest placed US Rider; The "Linda Moore Trophy"- highest placed Foreign Rider; The "Edward Johnson Memorial Trophy"-highest placed Adult Amateur Rider. The "Amanda Warrington Trophy"-highest placed entry in 1st CCI3*. The "Beale Morris Memorial Trophy" - highest placed Lady Rider. The "Welcome Here Farm Trophy"-highest placed American Thoroughbred Mare. The "Markham Trophy"-highest placed US YR. The National Under 25 Championships, The National Owner/Rider Championship, The National Three Star Championship.
CCI2*: The "Heartwood Farm Trophy" -CCI2* winner; The "Seahorse Farm Trophy"-owner of the winning horse; The "Palmaccio Trophy" -Leading Foreign Rider; The Combined Training Trophy-highest place US Rider; The National 22-24 year old Championship; The "Jonathan R. Burton Trophy"-US YH Championship; The "Keith Taylor & Sheila Hundt Memorial Award"- highest placed current USPC member; The "Mid-Atlantic Horse Rescue Trophy"-highest placed American Thoroughbred.
Both CCI3* & CCI2*: Best Presentation Award; Fitness Award; Sportsmanship Award. Completion ribbons to all who finish the competition.
$240.00 from Monday to Monday. Trailer parking is remote. Only competitors paying $25 per night for primitive camping and sleeping in their LQ will be allowed to park trailers in Stabling Area (as per DNR rules). The DNR Management encourages use of straw bedding, but shavings are allowed. Temp. stalls on grounds. Stall doors provided. Bring stall guards. Indicate on stabling form whether bedding on straw or shavings. Feed/Hay/Bedding available for purchase IF PRE-ORDERED, further info from stable office. Veterinarians: FEI Vet Delegate: Dr. Debbie Williamson; Associate Vet: Dr. Karen Nyrop. Treating Vet: Equine Veterinary Care: # posted at stabling office/sec'y office. Sampling Procedure for Prohibited Substances (Vet Regs, Ch. V&VI and Annex IV) Regular sampling is carried out in CCI 4/3*, CCIOs, World Cup Qualifiers and Finals, Championships and Games, whereas at other CCIs sampling is recommended. When testing takes place, the number of horses tested is at the discretion of the Testing Veterinarian/Veterinary Delegate; however, a minimum of three is recommended (Vet Regs Art. 1016).
La Quinta Inn & Suites, 9 mi. (410) 620-9494. Hampton Inn, 9 mi. (410) 398-7777. Holiday Inn Express, 10 mi. (410) 287-0008. Best Western North East, 10 mi, (410) 287-5450. Days Inn, 9 mi., (410) 392-5010.

Camping: $45/night, 6 sites with hook-up 2 miles from stables; $25/night, limited sites w/out hook-up adjacent to stables. Advance reservations & payment required. Specify preference. Only competitors paying $25/night for primitive camping AND SLEEPING IN THEIR LQ, will be allowed to park trailers in Stabling Area. 

Test & arena size: CCI3*- 2015 FEI Three-Star Test B-Std. CCI2*- 2015 FEI Two- Star Test B-Std.  Arena: All-weather.
CCI3* - 5700 m @ 570 mpm. CCI2* - 4700 m @ 550 mpm.   Cross-country NEVER open.
Other Information:
Cross-country NEVER open.
If event is oversubscribed ON OPENING DAY, riders will be limited to 2 horses per level per FEI rules.
New Hospitality options this year, please see website for more info.
Food on grounds.
Dogs must be leashed. Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources requires proof of rabies vaccination. Owners WILL BE FINED  $50/dog per incident by MD DNR for unleashed dogs anywhere on grounds INCLUDING STABLE AREA.
Motorized vehicle use is restricted to designated areas - HELMETS REQUIRED. Visit our website at

Disclaimer: The official FEI Schedule (https// supersedes information found in this prize list.  

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