Applications for USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) press credentials are now available. Applications are due on August 24, 2022.
In order to be eligible to receive press credentials, you must:
1. Be an adult of legal age and a reporter, editor, or photographer associated with or on assignment for a recognized publication, news service, newspaper, website, radio, or television station;
2. Submit the official AEC press credential application and be approved.
Press credentials should be requested using this form and must be received by August 24, 2022. Press passes will be available for pick-up at the Media Tent at Rebecca Farm and more details will be released once an application is accepted.
Can't attend, but still want to cover the AEC? Daily press releases from the USEA will be e-mailed at the end of all competition days. Be sure to submit your email to [email protected] to be sure you are on the release list.
Contact Meagan DeLisle, Media & Communications Manager at [email protected]
In an effort to better regulate and maintain horse and rider safety during competition, the USEA in conjunction with Rebecca Farm will be implementing new freelance photography protocols during the 2022 AEC. All freelance photographers and private client photographers who wish to photograph or take video on-site with the intent to sell/distribute photos to clients must fill out an application form and submit payment and a client list prior to the start of the event. This is required for all photographers and videographers aside from media outlets. Only a limited number of private photographers will be accepted for the 2022 AEC at Rebecca Farm. Private photography applications are due by August 19, 2022
APPLY FOR PRIVATE PHOTOGRAPHER CREDENTIALS HERE
Rates and regulations for private, freelance photography during the 2022 American Eventing Championships at Rebecca Farm are as follows:
With the understanding that family members will want to capture memories of their loved ones during the AEC, personal camera usage is allowed. For safety purposes, those taking photos for personal use are not allowed inside any of the arenas, including during prize giving ceremonies. We ask that those with personal use cameras please respect credentialed media and photographers by being aware of their positioning and to please avoid areas where you may be in the way of the area that the photographer is shooting. If at any time your photography becomes a safety hazard or comes into conflict with that of a credentialed media person, you may be asked to relocate.
For more information on the 2022 AEC, please click here.
The USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) is the pinnacle of the sport for the national levels. Held annually, the best junior, adult amateur, and professional competitors gather to vie for national championship titles at every level from Beginner Novice to Advanced. This ultimate test of horse and rider draws hundreds of horses and riders from around the country to compete for fabulous prizes, a piece of the substantial prize money, and the chance to be named the National Champion at their respective levels. The 2022 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds will be held August 30-September 4 at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana. Click here to learn more about the USEA American Eventing Championships.
The USEA Eventing Coaches Program (ECP) has initiated a renewed focus on the diverse challenges coaches in various regions of the country may be facing. To this end, the program is in the process of enlisting representatives in each of the 10 USEA areas to help guide the program as warranted for the unique needs of each specific area.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) has opened nominations for the annual appreciation awards through Oct. 29. This is an opportunity for the sport to recognize those horses and riders who excelled in eventing throughout the year. It is also an opportunity to recognize and honor the very important people who have served the sport tirelessly both in a non-riding capacity and riding capacity during their golden years.
Anticipation for the 2024 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championship and inaugural USEA Interscholastic Eventing League (IEL) Championship is growing, and the host venue, Stable View, is up for the task of making both events an unforgettable experience for all involved. For the first time, the Intercollegiate and IEL program championships will be hosted on the same weekend at the Stable View H.T. in Aiken, South Carolina, on May 4-5, 2024, creating greater unity between the programs and demonstrating a clear pipeline of participation in the sport from grade school through college and beyond.
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has made five rule changes which will go into effect October 1, 2023. Familiarize yourself with these rule changes below to make sure you are in compliance before heading out for your next event.