Intercollegiate Eventing Program Frequently Asked Questions

I want to sign up for the Intercollegiate Eventing Program, but I do not see my school listed?

If your school is not listed in the drop-down menu, please contact your college or university and have them contact the USEA office for more information on how to become an Affiliate of the USEA by calling (703) 779-0440 or emailing Jennifer Hardwick at [email protected] or Kaleigh Collett at [email protected].

If my school has an equine program but is not a part of the Intercollegiate Eventing Program, how do we get our school to be included in the program?

A faculty or staff representative of your college or university (some institutions have an Equine Programs Director) needs to complete the USEA Collegiate Team Application. Have your faculty or staff representative submit the application to the USEA office to be included in the program. You can email the completed form to [email protected], fax your application to (703) 779-0550, or mail to the USEA office at 525 Old Waterford Rd. NW, Leesburg, VA 20176

What does the school need to submit to be considered for this program?

A faculty or staff representative of your college or university will to complete the USEA Collegiate Team Application. The school must pay an Affiliate membership fee, which costs $75 per year (for less than 100 members). The school must renew this Affiliate membership each year.

What documentation do I need to submit to receive the USEA Collegiate Membership discount?

Your school’s faculty or staff representative or team captain/coach must submit a full roster to Jennifer Hardwick at [email protected]. The USEA office will verify your participation in the equine programs at your school, at which time a discount of $25 will be issued to each member. Rosters must be submitted by February 15 of each year.

If I do not submit proper identification do I still get a discount?

If the faculty or staff representative from your school verifies your participation in the program, the USEA will issue a refund of $25. Otherwise, no refund will be issued.

Can alumni, post-undergraduate professional students, or graduate students participate in the Intercollegiate Eventing Program?

Since its inception, the focus of the Intercollegiate Eventing Program has been on undergraduate students. With that said, many schools offer graduate and professional students, as well as alumni, oppportunities to be a part of the team. For this reason, organizers of Intercollegiate Challenges have typically opened them to all students, including graduate and professional students and alumni. Additionally, any student identified by their registered USEA Affiliate institution as currently enrolled will be eligible for the discounted membership rate. As of 2023, the Graduate division will no longer be offered at the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships.

Why do I have to pay the full $120 before I can get the discounted rate?

This is a USEA policy. The full payment must be submitted at the time of registration. Once your team submits a team roster and your credentials have been verified, a $25 refund will be issued. If identification cannot be verified, no refund will be issued.

What do I get with a Collegiate Membership?

Please see the USEA website here for a list of member benefits.

For any other questions, please contact Kaleigh Collett at [email protected] or (703)-779-0440 ext. 3019.

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