Aug 15, 2021

Join the USEA's Roster of Licensed Officials - 2022 Training Program Schedule for Eventing Officials Has Been Announced

By USEA
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Do you have dreams to become a licensed eventing judge, technical delegate, cross-country course designer, or eventing show jump course designer? One of the goals of the USEA Eventing Licensed Officials Committee (ELOC) is to encourage and educate the next generation of officials. You can be part of the next generation of officials. Get involved and get licensed!

The ELOC has released the Training Program for Eventing Officials (TPEO) schedule for 2022. Auditors are welcome at all training programs (excluding the final examination) for a nominal daily fee. Available training sessions are as follows:

Show Jumping Seminar with Chris Barnard – December 8, 2021
USEA Annual Meeting | Albuquerque, NM

Dressage Session I - January 24-27, 2022
Jan 24 & 25 Virtual classroom
Jan 26 & 27 Barnstaple South | Ocala, FL

B&C/CD Training Program for Eventing Officials - March 12-13, 2022
Full Gallop Farm | Aiken, SC
One day of virtual classroom the week prior to the on-site training program

Dressage Session II – May 3-4, 2022
Riga Meadows | Millbrook, NY

Eventing Officials Final Examination
Stable View Fall Horse Trials | Sept 23-25, 2022

2022 Continuing Education Clinic (CEC) & “R” and “S” Promotion Training Program
East Coast | April 8-10, 2022 Chattahoochee Hills | Fairburn, GA
West Coast | April 1-3, 2022 Galway Downs | Temecula, CA

*There will be a minimum of two virtual/classroom days scheduled - one for each coast - which will be conducted early in the week of the CEC.

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is responsible for the licensing of eventing officials and the USEA provides the training programs to fulfill the licensing requirements. Any questions about any of the licensing documents should be directed to [email protected].

Additional information about becoming an Eventing Licensed Official, starting with “r” certification, can be found on the USEF website.

For more information about the USEA Training Programs for Eventing Officials, please contact Nancy Knight at [email protected] or (703) 669-9997.

Want to support the education of the next generation of eventing judges, technical delegates, and course designers? Consider making a gift to the USEA Foundation Roger Haller Education Fund! Click here for details.

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