The 2019 USEF Annual Meeting Registration is now open.

The FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC) for Dressage is the premier equestrian competition in North America for junior and young riders, ages 14-21. Young equestrians vie for team and individual FEI medals in the three Olympic equestrian disciplines of dressage, show jumping, and eventing. The competition is run under FEI (Federation Equestre Internationale), the international governing body of equestrian sport, and is the only FEI championship held annually on this continent. 


Questions?   Contact Hannah Niebielski, Director, Dressage National Programs

For more information on the application process and results/standings for the FEI NAYC, please visit the USDF website.  


Additional Resources

2019 North American Youth Championships for Dressage Qualifying Memo

Describes anticipated Selection Process for 2019 FEI NAYC for Dressage. Subject to change.

2019 CDI Calendar

CDI Events held in the US

2019 Qualifying Competition Calendar

Please note: updates to competitions (e.g. date changes) may be posted at any time – please check regularly for updated calendars.

2019 CDI Report Form

CDI Report Form for 2019 USEF National Championships and NAYC

2019 Qualifying Competition Calendar Notice to Managers

Please note: updates may be posted at any time – please check regularly for an updated memo. Designated qualifying competition must comply with the outlined requirements stated in the Notice as well as the USEF Dressage Rules, USEF General Rules, and Selection Procedures/Qualifying Requirements which apply to the 2019 USEF/NAYC Qualifying Competitions.

2019 FEI North American Youth Championships Dressage Bid Application Form

The purpose of conducting an application process for host site selection is to provide the USEF with a group of potential host venues from which to choose a site which offers facilities and amenities worthy of hosting the FEI/North American Youth Championships for the Dressage discipline (NAYC). All applications must be received on or before 5:00pm EDT on September 18, 2018 in order to be considered. Exception: those applications which bid on the 2018 event will automatically be considered for the 2019 event unless they choose to withdraw their application.

2018 North American Junior and Young Rider Championships for Dressage Selection Procedures - UPDATED 1.31.2018

Describes Selection Process for 2018 FEI NAJYRC for Dressage

Attachment A - USEF Code of Conduct

Attachment A - USEF Code of Conduct per Selection Procedures

Attachment B - Committee List

Attachment B - Committee List per NAJYRC Selection Procedures

Memo Regarding 2018 Selection Procedures

Preliminary qualifying information for the 2018 FEI NAJYRC