Qualified Riders for RAAC & Championships

Qualifying in 2019


EQUINE INSURANCE / REGIONAL ADULT AMATEUR COMPETITION RAAC

 

Three Regional Adult Amateur Competitions will be held each year.  There will be one in the North, Central and South regions as defined in the CDS Standing Rules.

Required Classes include two divisions:

Elite Adult Amateurs for riders that have competed in a CDS Championship Show.

Novice Adult Amateurs  for riders who have never competed in a CDS Championship Show.

All competitors will ride once at the highest test of the level.

This competition will feature Basic Level through Intermediare 1 Level classes.  A total of 15 classes will be held in each of the 3 regions, north, central and south.

Eligibility:

Amateur Riders must be current members of CDS and must have a USEF Amateur Card.  (USEF Amateurs cards are available to anyone without being required to join USEF).

Championship scores will not count toward qualifying.

The horse owner must be a current member of CDS.

Qualification is for an amateur rider and horse combination.

Qualification period: will be cut-off date to cut-off date.  Final date to qualify will be close of business 12 calendar days prior to the show dates. 

Amateurs who qualify MAY compete in ONLY ONE Regional Competition, either North-Central-South.

Qualification scores must be earned at CDS recognized or *** recognized shows and are as follows:

3 scores from 2 different judges at Introductory C of 65% or higher at Intro C offered at Novice Level only

3 scores from 2 different judges at Training Level of 60% or higher, any test

3 scores from 2 different judges at 1st Level of 60% or higher, any test

3 scores from 2 different judges at 2nd Level of 60% or higher, any test

3 scores from 2 different judges at 3rd Level of 60% or higher, any test

3 scores from 2 different judges at 4th Level of 60% or higher, any test

3 scores from 2 different judges at PSG of 60% or higher

3 scores from 2 different judges at Int-1 of 60% or higher

Fees:

Adult Amateurs who wish to participate in the Regional Chapter Adult Amateur Competition will pay to the Central Office a $25.00 registration fee per horse per level. This fee will be used to purchase awards for the shows, pay for advertising, etc.

The registration fee can be paid at any time during the show year up to close of business on the last qualifying day for the Regions’ show in which the amateur will compete.

Scores earned before paying the fee will count provided the payment is received prior to close of business on the last qualifying date for the Region in which the competitor will participate. LAST DAY TO QUALIFY - 12 DAYS BEFORE THE SHOW DATE

ROSES Award neck ribbons will be awarded in three divisions for High Percentage Elite and Novice Rider 50 years of age and older who officially sign-up for the division prior to their RAAC ride. Divisions: Basic through First; Second through Fourth; and FEI.

Dates

JULY 12-14, 2019 – STARR VAUGHN / VALLEY OAKS – ELK GROVE

AUG 10-11, 2019  - SAN LUIS OBISPO – PASO ROBLES

AUG 22-25, 2019  - COOL AUGUST NIGHTS / LA CHAPTER – BURBANK

Qualified as of JUNE 30

* = PAID

INTRO C RAAC

Rider / HORSE

 

TRAINING LEVEL RAAC

Rider / HORSE

 

FIRST LEVEL RAAC

Rider / HORSE

 

SECOND LEVEL RAAC

Rider / HORSE

 

THIRD LEVEL RAAC

Rider / HORSE

 

FOURTH LEVEL RAAC

Rider / HORSE

 

PRIX ST GEORGES RAAC

Rider / HORSE

 

INTERMEDIARE-1 RAAC

Rider / HORSE


Junior Championships

CDS Junior Championships

CDS will require a nomination fee of $25 PER HORSE/RIDER COMBINATION - for Junior Championship classes. The nomination fee can be paid at any time before the closing date.

Junior Championships will be held JULY 26-28, 2019 in Northern California at Rancho Murieta in conjunction with the Golden State Warm Up / Cool Down Show and JULY 13-14, 2019 in Southern California at CSR in conjunction with Temecula July Jubilee. Contacts are NORTH Connie Davenport 530-274-1323 and SOUTH Diana Muravez 760-728-6325

A horse/rider combination must be a current member, as well as the owners, at the time scores are earned and must achieve the following for qualification at the various levels for the CDS Junior Championships. Qualifying dates run from cut-off date to cut-off date. Juniors and Young Riders may qualify at all levels.

Training Level   3 scores of 62% or better with two different judges
First Level          3 scores of 60% or better with two different judges
Second Level    3 scores of 57% or better with two different judges
Third Level         3 scores of 57% or better with two different judges
Fourth Level       3 scores of 57% or better with two different judges
FEI /JR                3 scores of 57% or better with two different judges
FEI /YR                3 scores of 57% or better with two different judges

Previous Junior Champions and Reserve Championship may not compete at the Junior Championships at the same level with the same horse at Training, or First Level. Prize lists are now online when available: www.california-dressage.org.
Rider and Owner must be CDS members for scores to count toward any CDS program

2019 CDS JR YR qualifiers
Listed below are the Horse/Rider combinations who have qualified for the CDS Junior Young Rider Championships so far. The scores are up-to-date to ____.  Scores after that date have not been entered in the computer yet. If your records differ, please send a postcard/email with the dates and scores of your shows. * denotes the nomination fee as PAID. A  $25 nomination fee is required for each HORSE/RIDER COMBINATION. This fee must be paid before the closing date of the JR YR Championship and sent to the Central Office.

TRAINING LEVEL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

FIRST LEVEL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

SECOND LEVEL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

THIRD LEVEL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

FOURTH LEVEL JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

FEI JUNIOR - JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

FEI YOUNG RIDER - JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

FEI LEVELS - JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE


CDS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Qualifying for the CDS Championships

The CDS Championship Show will be held September 19-22, 2019. The location will be Murieta Equestrian Center, Rancho MUrieta CA. CDS will require a nomination fee of $25 PER HORSE/RIDER COMBINATION - for Horse of  the Year classes. The nomination fee can be paid at any time before the closing date. The CDS Young Horse Futurity will be held in conjunction with the CDS Championship Show. In order to qualify for the CDS Championships you must be a current CDS member. Rider and Owner must be a member in good standing at the time you earn your qualifying scores. Scores must be earned during the current show season at CDS recognized shows. The CDS Central Office automatically records scores earned by members during the current show season at CDS recognized shows. It is recommended that each competitor keep his own yearly show record to verify against CDS records at the end of the show year. 

The qualifying dates are from September 4, 2018 to August 26, 2019. 

Three divisions will be offered at the CDS Championship Show: Open and Adult Amateur at Training through Grand Prix and JuniorYoung Rider: Training Level through Prix St Georges. Freestyle classes are open divisions. Open Division: Open to all competitors. Adult Amateur Division: Open to competitors holding an USEF Adult Amateur card and who are 22 years and over of age. Juniors and Young Riders: Open to competitors 21 years of age and under. You need to declare your division at the time you enter the Championship Show. There will be no cross entering of divisions.

Last Day to Qualify August 26, 2019. Entries must be received by August 26, 2019.

Rider and Owner must be current CDS members in order for the scores to count. Riders may earn qualifying scores in any test of the level. The OPEN Horse of the Year class will be ONE RIDE of the highest level, judged by two judges. The ADULT AMATEUR / JUNIOR Horse of the Year class will be TWO RIDES of the highest level, judged by two judges A horse-rider combination must achieve the following for qualification for the CDS Championship Show:

Training Level Am         5 scores 63% or better 4 different judges,
   Horses must be at least four years of age
Training Level JRYR     5 scores 63% or better 4 different judges,
   Horses must be at least four years of age
Training Level Open     5 scores 65% or better 4 different judges,
   Horses must be at least four years of age
First Level-Am                 5 scores 62% or better 4 different judges
First Level-JRYR            5 scores 62% or better 4 different judges
First Level Open             5 scores 64% or better 4 different judges
Second Level/Am           5 scores 61% or better 4 different judges
Second Level JRYR      5 scores 61% or better 4 different judges
Second Level                  5 scores 63% or better 4 different judges
Third Level/Am               5 scores 60% or better 4 different judges
Third Level JRYR          5 scores 60% or better 4 different judges
Third Level                      5 scores 62% or better 4 different judges
Fourth Level/Am             5 scores 60% or better 4 different judges
Fourth Level JRYR        5 scores 60% or better 4 different judges
Fourth Level                    5 scores 62% or better 4 different judges
PSG/Am                           3 scores 60% or better 2 different judges
PSG JRYR                      3 scores 60% or better 2 different judges
PSG                                  3 scores 62% or better 2 different judges
Int - 1/ Am                        3 scores 60% or better 2 different judges
Int - 1                                3 scores 62% or better 2 different judges
Int - 2 / Am                       3 scores 60% or better 2 different judges

Int - 2                                3 scores 60% or better 2 different judges
G P                                    3 scores 60% or better 2 different judges
G P / Am                           3 scores 60% or better 2 different judges
Freestyles (1st-4th)        2 scores 64% or better 2 different judges
Freestyles (INT-1-GP)    2 scores 62% or better 2 different judges

When two (2) or more judges score a single ride, the combination of judges counts as ONE judge and the average of their scores counts as ONE score.
The top two (2) Horse-Rider combinations that have competed in the Horse of the Year CDS Championships Competition at Training and Level I are NO LONGER ELIGIBLE to compete at those levels for CDS awards. Freestyles excepted. They may, however, compete for USEF and USDF awards at those levels.

2019 CDS Championship qualifiers
Listed below are the Horse/Rider combinations that have qualified for CDS Championships so far. The scores are up-to-date to _________. * denotes the rider has PAID the $25 nomination fee. Scores after that date have not been entered in the computer yet. If your records differ, please send a postcard/email with the dates and scores of your shows.

TRAINING LEVEL AMATEUR CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

TRAINING LEVEL OPEN CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

TRAINING LEVEL JR YR CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

FIRST LEVEL AMATEUR CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

FIRST LEVEL OPEN CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

FIRST LEVEL JR YR CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

SECOND LEVEL AMATEUR CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

SECOND LEVEL OPEN CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

SECOND LEVEL JR YR CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

THIRD LEVEL AMATEUR CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

THIRD LEVEL OPEN CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

THIRD LEVEL JR YR CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

FOURTH LEVEL AMATEUR CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

FOURTH LEVEL OPEN CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

FOURTH LEVEL JR YR CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

PRIX ST GEORGE AMATEUR CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

PRIX ST GEORGE OPEN CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

PRIX ST GEORGE JR YR CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

INTERMEDIARE 1 AMATEUR CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

INTERMEDIARE 1 OPEN CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

INTERMEDIARE 2 AMATEUR CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

INTERMEDIARE 2 OPEN CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

GRAND PRIX AMATEUR CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

GRAND PRIX OPEN CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

FREESTYLE CDS CHAMPIONSHIP

Rider / HORSE

 

FIRST LEVEL FREESTYLE OPEN

Rider / HORSE

 

SECOND LEVEL FREESTYLE OPEN

Rider / HORSE

 

THIRD LEVEL FREESTYLE OPEN

Rider / HORSE

 

FOURTH LEVEL FREESTYLE OPEN

Rider / HORSE

 

INTERMEDIARE FREESTYLE OPEN

Rider / HORSE

 

GRAND PRIX FREESTYLE OPEN

Rider / HORSE

Qualifying for the USDF Regional Finals
see USDF.org

Rider and Owner must be CDS members for scores to count toward any CDS program