Sep 22, 2021

Exclusive Event for Intercollegiate/IEL members at the Maryland 5 Star!

By Claire Kelley - USEA Staff
Hannah Ledford riding Doubt Ya Boy. USEA/Kim Beaudoin Photo

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.

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