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USEF Eventing Rule Changes for 2014 Season

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Tue, 2013-02-12 14:20
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The following rules were approved by the USEF on January 19, 2013 and will go in effect on December 1, 2013 for the 2014 competition season. Full documentation of rule changes is available here

GR309.3 Board Approved: 1/19/2013
Effective Date: 12/1/2013
 
GR309 Dues, Fees and Insurance. [CHAPTER Sub-Chapter 3-B. Competition Licenses.] change to read:
 
3. The annual dues for each Regular Competition are based upon the cash premiums offered, except as hereinafter provided. The monies received from exhibitors in the
form of entry fees for distribution in s•.veepstakes are excluded in figuring the premiums offered. The dues for any current year shall be based upon the amount of
the premiums to be offered in the current prize list or estimated from the previous year's prize list (minimum dues are acceptable with date application for Regular
Competitions, i.e., $175).
4. Regular Competition Dues:
Premiums Dues
none to $500 $175
$501 to $2,000 $225
$2,001 to $5,000 $300
$5,001 to $8,000 $375
$8,001 to $10,000 $575
$10,001 to $25,000 $700
$25,001 to $50,000 $825
$50,001 to $100,000 $950
Over $100,000 $1 ,075 licensed competition are as follows:
a. License application fee
(1) $100 for competitions with 299 or fewer horses in prior year
(2) $250 for competitions with 300 or more horses in prior year
b. Per horse fee
(1) $1.50 per horse paid on post competition report
5. 4.The annual dues for each Local Competition are $100 50 , except Open Western Division competitions that shall pay $50. The annual dues for each Local
Competition (Hunter/Jumper) are $150.
6. The annual dues for each Eventing Competition are $60.
7. The annual dues for each Dressage Competition are $75.
8. The annual dues for each Driving Competition are $60.
9. The annual dues for each Endurance Competition are $60.
10. The annual dues for each Vaulting Competition are $60.
11 . The annual dues for each Reining Competition are $50.
11. 5. A fee of $75 will be charged to any Regular, Local, Dressage, or Eventing/Dressage Ccompetition which applies for a change of location.
 
 
GR908.1 Board Approved: 1/19/2013
Effective Date: 4/1/2013
 
GR908 Agreement. [CHAPTER Subchapter 9-C SUBMISSION, ACCEPTANCE, AND REFUSAL OF ENTRIES.] add and renumber as necessary:
 
1. Every entry at a Licensed Competition constitutes an agreement that the person making it, owner, lessee, trainer, manager, agent, coach, driver, rider, handler,
vaulter, longeur, and the horse are subject to the Bylaws and the rules of the Federation and the local rules of the competition. Exhibitors are cautioned to abide by
restrictions concerning exhibiting horses before judges as provided for in GR1304. Participants utilizing an online entry system for a Licensed Competition do so with the agreement that they have read the Official Prize List and agree to follow all the class specifications, requirements and conditions in the Official Prize List.
 
GR909.1 Board Approved: 1/19/2013
Effective Date: 4/1/2013
 
GR909 General. [CHAPTER Subchapter 9-C SUBMISSION, ACCEPTANCE, AND REFUSAL OF ENTRIES.] add and renumber as necessary:
 
1.a. In the case of on-line entries, no competition number will be issued until the Competition Secretary has received on an entry form, the signatures of the (1)
exhibitor, (2) the rider, driver, handler, vaulter or longeur, (3) the trainer, and (4) the coach, if applicable, or of the agent(s) of such person(s). In the case of a rider, driver, handler, vaulter or longeur under 18, his/her parent or guardian, or if not available, the trainer must sign an entry blank on the minor's behalf. b. Submission of on-line entry accompanied by a valid credit card or other type of electronic payment shall be construed to be acceptance by the person(s) named in the entry of the provisions of GR906-GR908 and GR911-GR914.
b. Electronic signatures on an entry form and in online entry systems must be submitted and accepted in compliance with applicable laws in the location where the competition is held.
 
EVENTING DIVISION
 
EV101
Board Approved: 1/19/2013
Effective Date: 12/1/2013
 
EV101 Introduction [CHAPTER EV-1 General Rules for all Eventing competitions] change to read:
 
3. CIRCUMSTANCES NOT COVERED IN THESE RULES.
a. For any circumstances not specifically covered in these rules, reference should be
made to one of the following publications of the FEI:
(1) Rules for Three Day Events Eventing
(2) Rules for Dressage Events
(3) Rules for Jumping Events
 
EV113.1b Board Approved: 1/19/2013
Effective Date: 12/1/2013
 
EV113 - Accidents Involving Competitors [CHAPTER EV-1 General Rules for All Eventing Competitions] add and renumber as necessary:
1.
b. The Ground Jury may direct that competitors who have a fall, not associated with penalties be examined as in paragraph a (above). If the fall occurs on cross-country, the competitor's time will be taken in accordance with EV138.7(e).
 
EV118.3F Board Approved: 1/19/2013
Effective Date: 12/1/2013
 
EV118 - Inquiries, Protests and Appeals [CHAPTER EV-1 General Rules for All Eventing Competitions] change to read:
 
3. TIME LIMITS FOR PROTESTS. PROTESTS SHALL BE LODGED WITHIN THE FOLLOWING TIME LIMITS:
 
f. Concerning mathematical or transcription errors-not later than 30 minutes 3:00 p.m. the day following after the publishing of the results for the last day of the
entire competition.
 
EV141.1a5 Board Approved: 1/19/2013
Effective Date: 12/1/2013
 
EV141 Cross-Country Scoring [CHAPTER EV-3 Rules for Horse Trials] change to read:
 
1. FAULTS AT OBSTACLES:
a. Disobediences -
(1) First refusal, run-out or circle 20 penalties
(2) Second refusal, run-out or circle at the same obstacle 40 penalties
(3) Third refusal, run-out or circle at the same obstacle Elimination
(4) Fourth Third penalized disobedience on the entire course at Preliminary, Intermediate or Advanced Elimination
(5) Fourth penalized disobedience on the entire course at Beginner Novice, Novice or Training Elimination
 
EV141.1b3 Board Approved: 1/19/2013
Effective Date: 12/1/2013
 
EV141 Cross Country Scoring [CHAPTER EV-3 Rules for Horse Trials] change to read:
 
1. b) Falls-
(1) First fall of competitor Elimination (RF) in which the competitor lands on his/her feet and remains standing (Beginner Novice and Novice) 65 Penalties
(2) First fall of horse Mandatory retirement. Second fall of competitor (Beginner Novice and Novice) Elimination (RF)
(3) First fall of competitor (Training, Preliminary, Intermediate and Advanced) Elimination (RF)
(4) First fall of horse Mandatory Retirement
*to facilitate accurate administration of EV1 05.3 (Loss of Establishment) Competitor Falls will be denoted as "RF" on official score sheets and results.

 

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