Markel/USHJA Platinum Jumper Championships: Apply

Designed for athletes competing successfully in the 1.40/1.45m Jumpers, athlete/horse combinations qualify for the Platinum Jumper Championships by earning a minimum of $250 and completing an application at least 45 days before their zone’s Platinum Jumper Championships. The Championships are restricted to those athlete/horse combinations that have not competed in an Open High Performance Standard Grand Prix in the current competition year (JP122.4d).

Athlete/horse combinations earn a position on a team of four riders composed of professionals, juniors and amateurs. Qualifying periods vary by zone championship, beginning 30 days after the 2019 championship and ending 45 days prior to the 2020 championship, as noted below.

Application/Qualifying Period Deadlines by Championship:

  • USHJA Zones 1 & 2: June 7, 2020
  • USHJA Zones 3 & 4: May 31, 2020
  • USHJA Zones 5 & 6: June 14, 2020
  • USHJA Zones 7 & 8: June 7, 2020
  • USHJA Zones 9 & 10: September 20, 2020

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. resident
  • Submit an application and the application fee prior to your zone’s deadline
  • Current Active USEF and USHJA Professional, Junior or Amateur member in good standing

View the calendar for detailed information on dates and deadlines for each set of Championships.

Applications do not indicate a commitment to attend but allow a rider's points to count toward qualifying.

  • Application: December 1, 2019 – 45 days prior to the 2020 championship. Non-refundable fee $75 per horse.

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