Jan 21, 2021

Study Up on the 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Team Challenge Calendar

By Jessica Duffy - USEA Staff
USEA/Kate Lokey Photo.

Since the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Program was founded in 2014, it has grown in popularity and participation each year. The USEA is excited to have 23 intercollegiate team challenges on the calendar in 2021 in addition to the 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships, which will be held at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Virginia on May 27-30.

Any school can participate as there are no requirements to compete in a team challenge. There are only two requirements to compete in the 2021 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships. First, the student must be registered as a USEA Collegiate Member, and second, the school must be a current Affiliate of the USEA.

So, gather your fellow intercollegiate eventers and get ready to show off your school spirit at an intercollegiate team challenge in 2021!

2021 Intercollegiate Team Challenges

Event

Date

Southern Pines H.T. (Area II)

March 6-7, 2021

MeadowCreek Spring H.T. (Area V)

March 13-15, 2021

Ocala Winter II H.T. (Area III)

March 18-21, 2021

Poplar Place Farm March H.T. (Area III)

March 27-28, 2021

Twin Rivers Spring International (Area VI)

April 8-11, 2022

Chattahoochee Hills H.T. (Area III)

April 9-11, 2021

Spring Bay H.T. (Area VIII)

April 10-11, 2021

Ocala International (Area III)

April 15-18, 2021

FENCE H.T. (Area III)

April 17-18, 2021

Stable View Spring H.T. (Area III)April 24, 2021

River Glen Spring H.T. (Area III)

April 30-May 2, 2021

The Event at Skyline (Area IX)

May 7-9, 2021

MCTA H.T. at Shawan Downs (Area II)

May 22-23, 2021

Woodland Stallion Station H.T.(Area VI)

May 15, 2021

Winona H.T. (Area VIII)

May 14-16, 2021

Intercollegiate Eventing Championships at VHT International & H.T. (Area II)

May 27-30, 2021

Cobblestone Farms H.T. I (Area VIII)

June 25-27, 2021

Cobblestone Farms H.T. II (Area VIII)

August 6-8, 2021

Flying Cross Farm H.T. (Area VIII)

September 17-19, 2021

Stable View Oktoberfest (Area III)September 23-26, 2021

Jump Start H.T. (Area VIII)

October 1-3, 2021

Pine Hill Fall H.T. (Area V)

October 16, 2021

Chattahoochee Hills H.T. (Area III)

October 30-31, 2021

Hagyard Midsouth (Area VIII)

October 20-24, 2021

The VHT International & H.T. (Area II)

October 28-31 2021

River Glen Fall H.T. (Area III)

November 13-14, 2021

The calendar of intercollegiate team challenges is updated periodically throughout the year. Please click here for the most up-to-date calendar information. If you would like your event included on this schedule, please email Claire Kelley at [email protected].

Click here for the Intercollegiate Team Challenge Scoresheet Template. To register your team as an Affiliate of the USEA, click here.

Don’t forget to send in the school roster to the USEA Senior Director of Membership Jennifer Hardwick at [email protected] before February 15, 2020!

About the USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Program

The USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Program was established in 2014 to provide a framework within which eventing teams and individual competitors could flourish at universities and colleges across the country. The USEA offers a discount of $25 on annual USEA memberships for current students of universities and colleges registered as Affiliates with the USEA. Many events across the country now offer Intercollegiate Team Challenges where collegiate eventers can compete individually as well as on teams with their fellow students. In Intercollegiate Team Challenges, each rider’s score is multiplied by a coefficient appropriate for their level to account for differences in level difficulty and then the individual scores are added together to determine the team score.

The USEA would like to thank Bates Saddles, FITS, RideSafe, World Equestrian Brands, FLAIR, and US Equestrian for sponsoring the Intercollegiate Eventing Program.

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