Regional Championships

Competing at the Summer and Winter Regionals is a great goal and achievement for all level of BD competitor. The gateway to the two major BD Championships, combinations line up across the eight regions to contest Silver and Gold qualification classes from Prelim to Intermediate I.

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How to qualify

From Prelim Silver and above, you can qualify for a Regional Championship by taking part in regular day to day BD competitions at your local venues. Earn points from qualifier and non-qualifier tests to notch up the total points needed and you’ll be on your way! The number of points required varies per level, take a look at our table below to find out how many points you need to achieve your Regional Championship goals.

Revised points for Summer Regionals 2021:

Level Total points Qualifier points Minimum score
Prelim Silver 10 10 66.00%
Prelim Gold 10 10 66.00%
Novice Silver 10 5 67.00%
Novice Gold 10 5 68.00%
Elementary Silver 8 4 65.00%
Elementary Gold 9 5 67.00%
Medium Silver 6 3 64.00%
Medium Gold 8 4 65.00%
Advanced Medium Silver 5 3 64.00%
Advanced Medium Gold 7 4 65.00%
Prix St Georges Silver/Gold 3 3 64.00%
Intermediate I Silver/Gold 3 3 64.00%

The amount of points you receive per test depends on the score awarded by the judge. Here’s how the points are awarded in relation to your scores:

Score bracket Points awarded
64.00-65.99% 3
66.00-67.99% 4
68.00-69.99% 5
70.00-71.99% 6
72.00-73.99% 7
74.00-75.99% 8
76.00-77.99% 9
78.00-79.99% 10
80.00% and above 11

Membership

To qualify and compete at a winter or summer Regional Championship, both rider and horse need to hold Full membership and registrations. If you are an owner, you will need either Premier Club or Full membership.

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Summer Regionals 2021

Venue County Date
Somerford Park Cheshire 10 - 11 July
Sparsholt College Hampshire 16 - 18 July
Port Royal Equestrian North Yorkshire 23 - 25 July
Keysoe Bedfordshire 3 - 5 August
The Cabin Equestrian Inverurie 5 - 8 August
Bicton Arena Devon 6 - 8 August
Mount Ballan Monmouthshire 6 - 8 August

Tests ridden: Prelim 17A 2017, Novice 37A 2017, Elementary 59 2010, Medium 75 2002, Advanced Medium 98 2002, FEI PSG 2009 and FEI Inter I 2009.

National and Winter Championships

The highly anticipated conclusions to the summer and winter seasons! Qualification for both the National and Winter Championships can be obtained through the Regional Championships.

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