VADA/Nova Schooling Show Chapter Awards
For 2017

Definitions

  • A VADA/Nova Schooling show is a schooling show organized and operated by VADA/Nova
  • A Partner Show is a show run by a Partner Farm or Organization that is treated as equivalent to VADA/Nova Schooling Show for year end awards.
  • A Listed Schooling show is a show organized and operated by an individual and/or organization other than VADA/Nova, but which has paid a fee to VADA/Nova for show information to be publicized on the website, in the newsletter, and in various directories.
  • See What Counts page for details

 

VADA/Nova Chapter Award Requirements:

General Requirements (Schooling Shows)

Intro through Fourth Level

  • Four (4) scores all at the same level from tests ridden by same horse/rider pair
  • Scores must be 55% or greater
  • At Intro Level, one (1) score must be Intro B. Intro C is not required for year end awards, but may be used.
  • One (1) score must be from the highest test of the level for awards at Training Level through 4th Level
  • Two (2) of the scores must be earned at VADA/Nova or Partner schooling shows
  • Remaining two (2) scores can come from any schooling show that is judged by a USDF L graduate or a USEF r, R, or S judge.
  • Only two (2) scores from any given show may be counted

FEI Levels, Musical Freestyles and Pas de Deux

  • Three (3) scores all at the same level from tests ridden by same horse/rider pair
  • Scores must be 55% or greater
  • One (1) of the scores must be earned at a VADA/Nova or Partner schooling show
  • Remaining two (2) scores can come from any schooling show that is judged by a USDF L graduate or an USEF r, R, or S judge.

Para-Equestrian

  • Note: All para-equestrian tests (individual, team and MFS) are grouped into this award
  • At least one (1) tests must be non-MFS (i.e. individual or team)
  • Three (3) scores all at the same level from tests ridden by same horse/ rider paor
  • Scores must be 55% or greater
  • One (1) of the scores must be earned at a VADA/Nova or Partner schooling show
  • Remaining two (2) scores can come from any schooling show that is judged by a USDF L graduate or an USEF r, R, or S judge.

Rider Tests

  • ALL levels (training-second) will be combined into one award
  • Two (2) scores all at the same level from tests ridden by same horse/ rider paor
  • Scores must be 55% or greater
  • One (1) of the scores must be earned at a VADA/Nova or Partner schooling show
  • Remaining two (2) scores can come from any schooling show that is judged by a USDF L graduate or an USEF r, R, or S judge.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Twelve (12) hours of volunteering at a VADA/Nova event (licensed show, schooling show, clinic, etc.) is required.
  • If a rider submits for awards with multiple horses, only 12 hours of volunteering is required.
  • This 12 hours may be earned by the rider, horse owner, family member or friend
  • There will be no exceptions to this requirement.
  • Note that volunteer time provided to partner shows, listed shows or other non-VADA/Nova events will not count.

The following must be received   by December 1, 2017:

Barb Pickering
PO Box 354
Haymarket, VA 20168
703 754-8506
goldenmorgan@verizon.net

Note:

Completed Award Packets must be sent by regular mail.
Electronic Submissions CANNOT be accepted.

NO packets can be accepted signature required.