The U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions showcases the top athletes and horses in 12 divisions and is held in conjunction with the USEF Dressage Seat Medal Finals. 

2018 Festival of Champions

 Lamplight Equestrian Center | Wayne, IL | August 21-26, 2018

 

Athletes interested in earning in an invitation to the Championships should review the Qualifying Requirements and Application Instructions in Additional Resources below. 

2018 Qualifying Periods

 Youth | August 1, 2017 - July 30, 2018

Brentina Cup, Intermediaire I, & Grand Prix | September 1, 2017 - July 30, 2018 

                                       Young & Developing Horse | January 1, 2018 - July 30, 2018                  

                           Questions?   Contact Kristen Brett, Director, Dressage Programs

 

Tentative Schedule; August 21-26, 2018 - Subject to Change

Vendor Application

Additional Resources

How to Complete the Application of Intent for Dressage National Championships

Step-by-Step directions on how to complete the Application of Intent for Dressage National Championships

Tentative Schedule; August 21-26, 2018

Tentative schedule for 2018 U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions - Subject to Change

2018 USEF Championship Qualifying Requirements - Youth Divisions

2018 Championship Qualifying Requirements for the USEF Children Dressage National Championship; USEF Pony Rider Dressage National Championship; AGCO/USEF Junior Rider Dressage National Championship; and AGCO/USEF Young Rider Dressage National Championship

2018 USEF National Championship Qualifying Requirements - GP, I1, & BC

2018 Championship Qualifying Requirements for the USEF Young Adult ‘Brentina Cup’ Dressage National Championship; USEF Intermediaire I Dressage National Championship; and USEF Grand Prix Dressage National Championship

2018 USEF National Championship Qualifying Requirements - YH & DH

2018 Championship Qualifying Requirements for the Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage National Championships for Four, Five, and Six Year Old Horses; Markel/USEF Developing Horse Dressage National Championships – Prix St. Georges; and Markel/USEF Developing Horse Dressage National Championships – Grand Prix

2018 Qualifying Competition Calendar

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

2018 CDI Calendar

CDI Events held in the US - Approved by the FEI & US Equestrian Dressage Sport Committee.

2018 CDI Report Form

CDI Report Form for 2018 USEF National Championships and NAJYRC

Instructions to submit an application to host a Qualifying Competition for 2019 USEF Dressage National Championships/NAJYRC

Step by Step instructions on how to complete an Application to host a qualifying competition for the 2019 USEF Dressage National Championships/NAJYRC

Memo regarding 2018 USEF Dressage National Championships - Youth

Preliminary qualifying information for the 2018 USEF Children, Pony, Junior, and Young Rider Dressage National Championships