Returning to Las Vegas November 15-21, 2021, the USHJA National Championships will feature National Hunter Championships for Amateur Owner Hunters, Junior Hunters, Pony Hunters, Green Hunters, Adult Amateur Hunters and Children’s Hunters. They will also include the USHJA National Equitation Championships open to Juniors and Amateurs, and the USEF/USHJA National Jumper Championships with 11 sections of Jumper competition from 1.00m to 1.40m for Junior, Amateur and Open Jumper competitors.
The USHJA Affiliate Championships will include expanded offerings for 2021, for Juniors and Amateurs in the Hunters and Equitation at fence heights of 2' and 2'6" and Jumpers from .70m to .90m.
The Championships will also feature two $25,000 USHJA National Hunter Derbies, one for Juniors and Amateurs and one for Professionals, a 3’3” USHJA Hunter Seat Medal class, a 3'3" EMO Insurance/USHJA Jumping Seat Medal class, as well as 1.00m USEF/USHJA Low Children’s Jumper Championship, a 1.00m USEF/USHJA Low Adult Amateur Jumper Championship, and 3'0"/3'3" and 3'6"/3'9" USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Stake classes.
Members qualify largely based on Zone Horse of the Year points or Zone events. Additionally, USHJA Affiliates are invited to send their best 2' and 2'6" horse-and-rider combinations to compete in the Affiliate Championships. Affiliates establish their own criteria for selecting Championship competitors, and all current USHJA Affiliates are invited to send members. Affiliate competitors do not have to be USHJA members.
Qualifying for the Championships differs based on the division. All entrants, for all sections, must pre-enter the competition with a nonrefundable $50 application fee by September 27, 2021.
The Championships will take place during The Las Vegas National, CSI4*-W, which is held at the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa’s unique Arena & Equestrian Center, and offers an exceptional experience where riders and horses stay under one roof and exhibitors can also enjoy the spa, tables and slots, 64 bowling lanes, and nine dining establishments. Learn more about the competition, all it has to offer, and hotel discounts at thelasvegasnational.com.