U.S. Equestrian Federation officials announced on Jan. 24, that The Event at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, Montana, will once again host the 2020 Adequan North American Youth Championships for the discipline of eventing. Competition is scheduled to run from July 22-26.
The NAYC offers an elite opportunity for rising talent to build confidence in both a team and individual championship competition environment while representing their country under international FEI rules. The competition format, which emulates that of senior championship competition, is essential in the continued development of athletes, while ensuring future success for US Equestrian’s Olympic programs.
“U.S. Equestrian is thrilled that The Event at Rebecca Farm will once again host the NAYC” said Bill Moroney, CEO of US Equestrian. “This fantastic event and venue, which is one of the only opportunities for our youth eventing athletes to emulate international team competition format, continues to be incredibly valuable for their future success at the highest levels of the sport. We thank the Broussard family and Rebecca Farm team for their continued commitment in ensuring the success of this event.”
The Event At Rebecca Farm has hosted the eventing portion of the NAYC since 2017. In addition to the NAYC divisions, The Event at Rebecca Farm offers FEI competition at the CCI4*-L, CCI4*-S*, CCI3*-L, and CCI2*-L levels, as well as national competition at the novice through the intermediate levels.
“We’re excited to play host to the NAYC again this year and welcome combinations from around the country to Montana for our event,” said Sarah Broussard of Rebecca Farm. “It’s our continued mission at Rebecca Farm to provide valuable experience for the next generation of talented eventing athletes, which directly mirrors the goal and purpose of NAYC and its importance for the future success of our country’s eventing program.”