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  Attention Emerging Athlete Hopefuls!

The application deadline for the June 2013 Regional Clinics is fast approaching. Remember, in order to be considered for participation in a June 2013 EAP Regional Clinic, USHJA must receive all required documents and you must complete the USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Level One Quiz with a score of 80% or higher by April 29, 2013.

Please visit the EAP webpage for more information regarding the program, including the dates and locations of the 2013 Regional Clinics.

Please note: The location of the June 17-20, 2013 Regional Clinic in Northern Illinois has been changed to Ledges Sporting Horses located in Roscoe, Illinois.

The EAP Application is now available as an online application. Login to your USHJA account and click "EAP Regional Clinic Application" under the Emerging Athletes Program section.

Regional Clinic Deadlines:
Clinics held in June – Deadline April 29, 2013
Clinics held in July & August – Deadline May 27, 2013

For full application details click here or contact Carrie Vaught at (859) 225-6703.



 Attention Children's and Adult Amateur Jumper Riders

The Rider Application due date has been extended for all Regions!

If you would like to have the opportunity to be selected to represent your state at a Regional Championship, the Rider Application and $30 application fee is due no later than your region's Rider Application Due Date.

South Region Rider Application Due Date: May 5, 2013
Representing all of the states within Zones 3 and 4

Central Region Rider Application Due Date: June 8, 2013
Representing all of the states within Zones 6 and 7

North Region Rider Application Due Date: July 21, 2013
Representing all of the states within Zones 1, 2, and 5

West Region Rider Application Due Date August 10, 2013
Representing all of the states within Zones 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12

Please read over all Specifications and Qualifying Criteria to determine your eligibility to compete at a Children's and Adult Amateur Regional Championships in 2013.

The dates and locations of the four USHJA Children's and Adult Amateur Jumper Regional Championships are:

The South Regional Championships will be held:
Representing all of the states within Zones 3 and 4
June 19-23, 2013 at Atlanta Summer Classic II in Conyers, Georgia

The Central Regional Championships will be held:
Representing all of the states within Zones 6 and 7
July 24-28, 2013 at GO Show in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

The North Regional Championships will be held:
Representing all of the states within Zones 1, 2, and 5
September 4 – 7, 2013 at Hits on the Hudson VIII in Saugerties, New York

The West Regional Championships will be held:
Representing all of the states within Zones 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12
September 24-29, 2013 at Sacramento International Welcome Week in Rancho Murieta, California



 Junior/Young Rider Applications Due June 14th

Athletes wishing to be considered for a 2013 Zone Junior or Young Rider Show Jumping Team for the North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC) must complete and return the application no later than June 14th. There are separate applications for the Junior and Young Rider Teams. Late applications will not be accepted.

The Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY will host the 2013 NAJYRC July 17- 21.

Additional information regarding NAJYRC requirements and selection can be found on the USEF website or by contacting Chris Murphy at USHJA.

Several Zones offer funding opportunities. Check your Zone for details.



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