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Program Overview

The Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper National Championships and Prix des States provide an opportunity for U.S. Junior riders to compete against their peers over multiple days of competition each fall.  The Championship features both the Prix des States Team Competition, with Teams fielded by Zone, and an Individual Competition.  Fence heights will be a maximum of 1.45m.


Championship Format:

Day 1: Individual Championship Phase I, Welcome Class 1.35m, Faults Converted without jump-off

Day 2: Prix des States Team Championship & Individual Phase II, 1.40m Modified Nations Cup with two identical rounds

Day 3: Individual Championship Phase III, 1.40m Table II with Time Allowed. In the event of a tie for Gold, Silver, or Bronze, there will be a jump-off over a shortened course where fence heights can reach 1.45m and in which time will decide between competitors with equal faults.


Important Dates:

August 31, 2021 - end of qualifying period and last day to submit online application 

September 15, 2021 - last day to earn and submit Certificate of Capability

September 16, 2021 - standings will be post complete (all competitions within the qualifying period will be posted in standings)

September 17th at noon ET - deadline to submit any corrections to the standings

September 18, 2021 - Standings are Final


2021 Standings Lists:

 *please note 2021 modification to Standings List calculation: standings will be based on the athlete/horse combination’s best five (5) results (highest prize money won in a class).*

Current Standings


Questions? Contact Erin Keating, USEF Director, Jumping Development Programs, at [email protected].

Additional Resources

2021 USEF Junior Jumper National Championships (Prix des States) Selection Procedures

Selection Procedures for the 2021 USEF Junior Jumper National Championships/Prix des States

2021 Certificate of Capability

2021 Certificate of Capability for NAYC and Prix des States

Individual Final Results - 2020 Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper National Championships

Phase 3 Overall Results