The USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Program and the USEA Interscholastic Eventing League (IEL) members are officially invited to attend the inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill taking place on October 14-17, 2021.
Attention all USEA Intercollegiate Eventing teams, do you want to show off your school spirit while watching five-star competitors tackle cross-country? The USEA and Maryland 5 Star invite you to decorate a table with your eventing team on cross-country day, Saturday, October 16, at the inaugural Maryland 5 Star.
Attention all USEA Interscholastic Eventing League (IEL) members, are you interested in getting to know more about the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Program? Not sure what college or university to attend after high school graduation? Come to the Maryland 5 Star on Saturday morning, October 16 to find out more about the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Program.
This event will be held exclusively for Collegiate members and IEL members. It’s a win/win for both - Collegiate members can recruit the next round of teammates, and IEL members can choose which college or university suits them best.
Tables will be provided for all Intercollegiate Eventing teams that are interested in participating. Teams are encouraged to set up their own team décor, promo materials, and anything else they’d like to include for the mixer.
The mixer event starts at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 16. Please plan to come 30-45 minutes early to set up your table. All Collegiate and IEL members are encouraged to attend the mixer event and will be offered a 20% discount off the Saturday general admission tickets. The USEA and the Maryland 5 Star organizers will also be providing complimentary swag bags with merchandise, souvenirs, and more.
If your team or yourself plan to attend the mixer, please RSVP to Claire Kelley at [email protected]
We look forward to seeing you there! For the full schedule of events at The Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill, please click here.
About Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill
One of only two 5 Star events in the United States, and seventh worldwide, the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill will continue the storied legacy of Eventing at the new Fair Hill Special Event Zone in Elkton, Maryland, located in Cecil County. The prestigious 5 Star (CCI5*-L) designation is the pinnacle of the sport of Eventing also known as the equestrian triathlon. The Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill is produced by The Fair Hill Organizing Committee (FHOC), an affiliate of the Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland (The Sport Corp.), and in partnership with Fair Hill International (FHI). The Maryland Food Bank serves as an event beneficiary.
Nestled in the heart of St. Louis County is Queeny Park, the former estate of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar M. Queeny. This gorgeous public park features trails, playgrounds, tennis courts, a dog park, and so much more. On any given day you can find cyclists, walkers, families, and more enjoying the sprawling grounds of Queeny Park, but once a year eventers take over as the park hosts the Queeny Park Horse Trials. It is not uncommon for park visitors to watch from a safe distance as horses gallop across the grounds at Queeny Park, making it an event that truly anyone in the community can enjoy. This family-friendly staple in the St. Louis equestrian community has run for over 40 years, offering eventers in Area IV and beyond the opportunity to enjoy the park's ample space and terrain during the weekend-long event.
Where can you find fierce competition at every level, an overwhelming team atmosphere, and tons of spirit? The USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships of course! The 2022 Championships get underway tonight at 6:00 p.m. EST with the Opening Ceremony and Senior Awards Presentation, and official competition kicks off first thing Saturday morning. A total of 87 championship competitors will be representing 12 schools and make up 22 championship teams which will compete over the course of the weekend at the Chattahoochee Hills Horse Trials.
Are you following along with the action from home this weekend? Or maybe you're competing at an event and need information fast. Either way, we’ve got you covered! Check out the USEA’s Weekend Quick Links for links to information including the prize list, ride times, live scores, and more for all the events running this weekend.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to welcome back longtime sponsor, FITS Riding, Ltd. for 2022. They are returning as a ‘Bronze Sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC)’, a ‘Contributing Sponsor of the USEA Adult Team Championships (ATC)’, a ‘Contributing Sponsor of the USEA Classic Series’, and a ‘Contributing Sponsor of the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships.’ As a sponsor of these USEA programs, FITS will generously provide gift certificates as prizes for the Intercollegiate championship competitors, AEC and ATC competitors, and Classic Series winners.