2022 Year End Award Program

Rules and Eligibility

·You must be a member of the Central Plains Dressage Society (CPDS) to participate in the program. Scores earned prior to joining CPDS WILL count as long as the rider is a member by April 1, 2022. After April 1, 2022 scores will only count if the rider is a CPDS member. In other words, you may join in June and still be eligible for year end awards. But only scores earned after the date you join will be recorded. We are offering multiple sets of awards

  • ·Scores are earned by horse/rider combination . A horse may be ridden by more than one rider.

  • ·Awards are based on a median percentage.

  • ·Scores may only be earned at CPDS shows. CPDS is offering the following 2022 opportunities. (Please note that some schooling show dates may change depending on facility availability.)

USEF Recognized Dressage shows – March 26-27; April 23-24; June 4-5; June 25-26; Sept 3-4; October 29-30

USEF Recognized Western Dressage – April 2; May 15; June 11; September 5; September 25; October 23

CPDS West Area Schooling –January 29; February 26; March 12, April 2; May 14 ; June 11;  July 9; Sept 25; October 22

CPDS East Schooling Shows – April 9; May 21; June 18;  October 16

Scores and Divisions * Scores are earned by horse/rider combination. A horse may be ridden by more than one rider. All scores are recorded. The median score of the top 7 scores (unless noted below) will be used to calculate placings. All other scores will be dropped.

Minimum number of scores required: *Equitation(recognized shows only)–3 scores *Introductory through third level dressage –7 scores *Introductory and Training Level Schooling Shows 10 & under and 8 & under –5 scores *Fourth level, Prix St Georges, Intermediate I, Intermediate II, Grand Prix –4 scores *Sport horse in hand(schooling shows only)and musical freestyle –4scores *Western dressage introductory through level 1 –7 scores *Western dressage level 2, 3, 4 and freestyle –5 scores· A minimum overall median score is required to earn a CPDS year-end award. That minimum is 57% for all levels. ·Scores are updated after each show and will be posted on Awards will be presented at a CPDS party sometime in November. Awards will include: Champion, Reserve, 3rd through 6th place. Divisions are: Open, Junior; Amateur in all categories. Schooling show awards will also include 8 & under and 10 & under for introductory and training level.