Aug 15, 2018

Registration is Open for the 2018 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention!

By Kate Lokey - USEA Staff
The Annual Meeting of Members at the 2017 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention in Long Beach, California. USEA/Jessica Duffy Photo.

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:

  • Thursday, December 6 at 6:00 p.m. – USEA Board of Governors; Welcome Reception – complimentary
  • Friday, December 7 at 11:30 a.m. – USEA Year-End Awards Presentation and Luncheon - $65 each
  • Saturday, December 8 at 12:00 p.m. – Annual Meeting of Members with Keynote Speaker, Erik Duvander (one ticket included per registration) Additional tickets - $63 each
  • Saturday, December 8 at 6:00 p.m. – USEA Eventing Hall of Fame Gala and Dinner - $100 each

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].

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