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2023 FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC)
August 8-13, 2023

Traverse City, Michigan

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) and U25 (ages 16-25). Young equestrians vie for team and individual FEI medals in the Olympic equestrian disciplines of dressage and show jumping. 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 Sarah Hollander 

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

U25: For more information on the preliminary qualifying requirements, please see below in Additional Resources below. 


Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for attendees of the 2023 FEI North American Youth Championships!

Book online or you may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (EST) and refer to Meeting Event Code NM2K4
*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via the reservation 800 number.

Event Discount Code valid for Delta flights June 30, 2023 to August 18, 2023 traveling into Traverse City, Michigan; Grand Rapids, Michigan; Midland/Bay City/Sag, Michigan; or Lansing, Michigan

Additional Resources

U25 - Ranking List

U25 ranking list as of 4.11.2023

U25 - Application

Apply through your USEF athlete dashboard

U25 - 2023 FEI North American Youth Championship Selection Procedures - Dressage

U.S. selections procedures for the 2023 NAYC U25 for Dressage. Posted 3/15/2023.

Junior/Young Rider - Application

Apply through the USDF website.

Junior/Young Rider - 2023 FEI North American Youth Championship Selection Procedures - Dressage

U.S. selections procedures for the 2023 NAYC (Junior & Young Rider) for Dressage. Posted 10/28/2022

2023 USEF/NAYC Dressage Qualifying Calendar

Updated 5.23.23. Please note: this list is updated manually and may not reflect the most recent changes. Please check the USEF Calendar Search for the most up to date and accurate competition information.

2023 US CDI/CPEDI Calendar

Updated March 8, 2023

Event Information

Traverse City Horse Shows / NAYC Information for Competitors

Attachment A - USEF Code of Conduct

Attachment A - USEF Code of Conduct per Selection Procedures

Attachment B - Committee List

Attachment B - Committee List per NAYC Selection Procedures