The 2018 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana is four months away! Taking place December 5-9, 2018 at the Sheraton New Orleans, the USEA will be celebrating the seventh Eventing Hall of Fame in “The Big Easy” with the induction of six new members.
The 2018 Convention registration is now open and USEA members may register here. Convention registration is available to USEA members for $225 and Collegiate and Junior members may register for $145. After November 14, rates will increase to $250 for USEA members, and $170 for Collegiate and Junior members, so be sure to register soon for the early bird discounted price!
USEA members may also purchase tickets to the following special events:
Saturday night’s USEA Eventing Hall of Fame Gala and Dinner will honor the six new inductees, including one horse, Out and About, and the following people: Karen O’Connor, Captain Mark Phillips, Marty Simensen, Howard Simpson, and Tim and Nina Gardner. There will also be a special surprise Saturday evening organized by the USEA, so members should be sure to arrive at dinner early.
The theme at this year’s Convention is “All About Officials” with an educational track designed for and aimed at current, or future eventing officials. The schedule will be released this fall and there will be something for everyone.
Hotel registration is already open, so call (888) 627-7033 or members can reserve their rooms at the Sheraton New Orleans here to receive the special USEA rate. For more information about the 2018 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention, click here or contact [email protected].
There is still time to experience the long format of three-day eventing this year, by competing in a fall USEA Classic Series Event! The USEA Classic Series offers long-format eventing at the Beginner Novice, Novice, Training, Modified, and Preliminary levels, and there are still a few left on the fall calendar in various Areas.
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