The Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Three-Day Event (FHI) will host the U.S. Equestrian CCI4*-L and CCI3*-L Fall Eventing Championships along with the USEA Young Event Horse East Coast Championships presented by Dubarry, October 17-20 at the Fair Hill Natural Resource Management Area. The Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International will award $50,000 in prize money.
"We are excited to welcome back a world-class three-day event," said Trish Gilbert, President of Fair Hill International. "We invite everyone to enjoy the CCI3* and CCI4* horses, upcoming stars in the USEA Young Event Horse as well as all the special events that the Fair Hill International has to offer!"
Now in its 31st year, The Dutta Corp Fair Hill International hosts one of the most prestigious international three-day events in the world, drawing top-level international stars and Olympic veterans. In addition to hosting world-class equestrian competition, the Fair Hill International offers spectators a chance to enjoy a weekend of outstanding shopping and entertainment. Spectators can experience the excitement of the competition, view numerous demonstrations, enjoy fantastic food, shopping in numerous country and equestrian vendor shops, children's activities, and more.
In October 2020, the event continues its rapid elevation in status as the Maryland Five-Star at Fair Hill (CCI5*-L), to be held at the newly constructed Special Event Zone adjacent to the Fairgrounds. The prestigious CCI5*-L designation is the pinnacle of the sport of eventing and will be only the second such event in the U.S. and seventh worldwide with this elite classification.
ADMISSION FOR 2019
Children under 12 are admitted free of charge, as are 4-H (with ID), Pony Club members (with pin), and military members and their dependents (with ID).
Juniors (12-17) and Seniors 65 years and older - just $5 per person on Friday and $15 per person Saturday and Sunday.
General Admission does not include admission to Sponsor tent or pre-reserved tailgating spots. More information about online ticket purchases is available at https://www.fairhillinternational.org/general-admission/
For further information on The Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International, please call 410-398-2111 or visit www.fairhillinternational.org.
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