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Some Questions on the 2011 usdf regionals

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  • Some Questions on the 2011 usdf regionals

    I got my second qualifying score on 5-14-2011.
    I am not listed on the (preliminary) qualified rider list. Do I have to send in my scores in order to be listed there? Does the USDF update the list automatically w/o me having to send in scores.
    What am I supposed to do?

    Thanks, DDQ

  • #2
    Go here, the whole thing is explained http://www.usdf.org/competitions/com...nals/index.asp

    They probably dont have your scores all in their system yet; takes several weeks after a show sometimes. Depending on who runs the show, they are submitted either quickly or not so quickly......
    The prize list which is now up indicates that you should check scores online before doing the entry form. Not a problem, you have plenty of time.
    ALSO - if you have any reason to believe you might place and have to ride for your award, note that you must be fully properly attired, as should the horse, and his/her wardrobe must include white polos.
    Last edited by 2tempe; May. 23, 2011, 07:06 PM. Reason: more info
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    • #3
      Originally posted by 2tempe View Post
      ALSO - if you have any reason to believe you might place and have to ride for your award, note that you must be fully properly attired, as should the horse, and his/her wardrobe must include white polos.
      What's the deal with mandatory award ceremonies?
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      • #4
        Originally posted by 2tempe View Post
        ALSO - if you have any reason to believe you might place and have to ride for your award, note that you must be fully properly attired, as should the horse, and his/her wardrobe must include white polos.
        No, white polos are not required. It says that it is recommended that black or white polos be allowed. It is not mandatory to have polos, or that they be white.


        • #5
          What's the deal with mandatory award ceremonies?
          I think it's so the pictures are taken in front of the sponsor banner or sponsor hands out awards??
          Humans don’t mind duress, in fact they thrive on it. What they mind is not feeling necessary. –Sebastian Junger


          • #6
            The mandatory award ceremonies can be a hassle. Last year, my ceremony was late Sunday afternoon, after being at the show for 5 days I was really wanting to go home. My last ride was around 1pm, then I had to keep my horse braided and get back on around 4pm.

            One year, the champion of the division didn't show up! After waiting and more waiting, they re-pinned the clase and the reserve was now champion. We went into the awards cermony with our new ribbons (I think I went from 5th to 4th). half way through the picture taking, the champion rider burst into the ring yelling that she could not hear the announcments in the stabling tents. They halted the cermony for a discussion, but did not pin the late arrival. So the winner forfieted by being late!


            • #7
              DDQ...I am in the same position you are. Until the USDF has the scores from your show in the database, they won't update the qualified rider list. Give it a few weeks. They only have the results from my May 1 show, but not yet my May 15 show.
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              • Original Poster

                Okay, thanks for all the replies. I will just wait a little longer, and I'll keep checking the USDF website.



                • #9
                  DDQ, I checked the USDF website this morning and scores from my show on 5/15 are up and I have been added to the qualifying list Check to see if your scores are up too!
                  Mirror Image 2001-2007


                  • Original Poster

                    Good for you Big Spender!

                    I just checked, but I am not up yet

                    I have one more question, for the Championship test, is it going to be the same Third level test 3, or is it a different, special test? ( I am not sure, as this will be my first time competing in a championship of any kind)


                    • #11
                      Same test.


                      • Original Poster

                        Okay, Thanks


                        • #13
                          No whip and no reader


                          • Original Poster

                            Thanks dudleyc.

                            I just looked, and I am listed on the qualified horse/rider list!!


                            • #15
                              Intro Division?

                              So, according to my dressage club, I have qualified for the Region 3 Championships in the Intro Division. I just checked the website and they don't have Intro up there.

                              Is my club misinformed?
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                              • Original Poster

                                you're right. I also looked and they have training level up to GP.

                                Maybe you could send an email to usdf


                                • #17
                                  Intro has never been included in Regional Championships. (At least, not in the last 17years I've been doing this.)

                                  Intro isn't even recognized by USEF.