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USEA AEC, Adequan Gold Cup Finals, and ATC Finals (Aug 2017) Omnibus Listing

Presented By Nutrena
Change Made 08/01/2017
Comment: Self-contained (Dry) Camping - $50/week; contact Christina Gray at Christina@grayareaevents.com to reserve a spot.
Competitor's Party will be held on Friday.
Change to the tentative time schedule.
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USEA Event ID: 16610
USEA AEC, Adequan Gold Cup Finals, and ATC Finals | Mill Spring, NC (AREA II)

Event Date: Aug 30-Sep 03, 2017

Open Date: Jul 18 Close Date: Aug 15

Directions:
Tryon International Equestrian Center is located off Exit 170 on US Hwy 74 in Mill Spring, NC
Address: 4066 Pea Ridge Rd., Mill Spring, NC  28756
From Asheville: Take I-26 E / US 74 E, to exit 67, US 74 E to Columbus/Rutherfordton. Drive 8 mi., to exit 170. 
From Charlotte: Take I-85 S, to exit 10B to  US 74 W. Drive 46 mi., to exit 170. 
From South Carolina:  Take I-26 W, to exit 67 to US 74 E Columbus/Tryon. Go straight through the roundabout off the exit, then veer right towards Forest City/Shelby to US 74 E. Drive 8 mi., to exit 170.

Divisions

USEF/USEA Recognized Division:AO-Ch,IO-Ch,PAm-Ch,PH-Ch,PJr/Yr-Ch,PR-Ch
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:TAm-Ch,TH-Ch,TJr-Ch,TR-Ch,NAm-Ch,NH-Ch,NJr-Ch,NR-Ch,BNAm-Ch,BNH-Ch,BNJr-Ch,BNR-Ch

Tentative Schedule:
Tues 8/29:     All Cross-Country Courses open-3pm.
Wed 8/30:     
P/T: Dressage-8am.
Thurs 8/31:    A/N: Dressage-8am. P/T: Cross-Country-8am.
Fri 9/1:           I/BN: Dressage-8am. A/N: Cross-Country 8am. P/T: Show Jumping-8am.
Sat 9/2:         I/BN: Cross-Country-8am. A/N: Show Jumping 8 am.
Sun 9/3:         I/BN: Show Jumping-8am.

*This schedule may be subject to change depending on entry numbers. Please send entries early to assist in scheduling. General schedule should be finalized by August 18, 2017.
Starting Times:
Ride Times available starting 8/26 at http://useventing.com/aec/aeccompetitors.
Event Officials
TD:  Gretchen Butts, MD; TD: John Williams, NY; Asst. TD: Andrew Temkin, CA.
Judges: Pres (A,I,P): Mark Weissbecker, MA  Member: (I-P) L Michelle Henry, CA.
Pres (T,N,BN): L Michelle Henry, CA
Dressage Judges:
Amanda Miller, NC; Peter Gray, FL; Janis Linnan, ID; Lori Hoos, TN.
Show Jumping Judge: Nanci Lindroth, NC.
CD: X-C: Capt. Mark Phillips, GBR; Tremaine Cooper, VA. SJ: Chris Barnard, PA.
Entry Information

Send Entries to:

Christina Gray
AEC
P.O. Box 1938
Lexington, KY 40588-1938
Waive Signature Requirement.

Make Checks Payable to: Tryon International Equestrian Center or TIEC.

Secretary Contact:
Christina Gray
805.239.3930 ext. 1

christina@grayareaevents.com
http://useventing.com/aec

Organizer:
Organizer, Shelley Page, 352-266-3970 or shelleyhpage@gmail.com & Event Director, Del Mar Eventing - Robert Kellerhouse, 619-200-6424 or rkellerhouse@galwaydowns.com; All changes and scratches need to be emailed to christina@grayareaevents.com

Fees:
EVENT FEES: Draw checks to Tryon International Equestrian Center or TIEC. Register online via Xentry at USEA Xentry.
ENTRY FEE: A-$550; I-$500; P/T/N/BN-$435 Entry fee includes ticket to welcome reception Wed. and competitors party and awards banquet Sat. night. 
STABLING: $250/stall; noon Monday 8/28- noon Monday 9/4, $30/day for additional stabling. Early stabling must be requested on entry or to Secretary at christina@grayareaevents.com. Tack Stalls are highly recommended as trailer parking is off site one mile away. Tack Room - $250/room. Grooming Stall - $250/stall.
GROUNDS FEE: $100/horse (for competing horse not stabled on grounds).
CAMPING: FULL RV Hook up is available. Please visit http://http//tryon.coth.com/page/lodging-online-booking.
Dry Camping: $50/week; contact Christina Gray at Christina@grayareaevents.com to reserve a spot.
SHAVINGS/FEED: $9/bag shavings; $9.50/bale Straw. Please order in advance with Entry or to christina@grayareaevents.com before week of the show.
GOLF CARTS:  Advanced Reservation is REQUIRED! Please call 828-863-1015 or email lodging@tryon.com.


Entries will be considered complete when the event secretary has received ALL forms, signatures and payment. All required documents must be RECEIVED by the secretary on or before 8/15/2017. Entries will not be accepted without credit card payment or receipt of check.

REFUNDS: Before C.D.- Entry & Stabling fees less $25 non-refundable office fee. After C.D. for entries only pending final qualification, if qualification is not earned by 8/21, Entry & Stabling refunded less $50 office fee or if Entry or Stabling can be filled by a wait list. No Refunds after 8/15, unless Entry or Stabling can be filled by a wait list, Entry or Stabling refunded less $50 office fee. Competition Cancellation-no refund.
Entries:
ALL Nutrena USEA AEC Divisions are RESRICTED to AEC Qualified Horses and Riders. CHECK QUALIFICATION CRITERIA AT:
RIDERS: http://useventing.com/resource/aec-qualified-riders
HORSES: http://useventing.com/resource/aec-qualified-horses
CRITERIA: http://useventing.com/AEC-Qualifications-Summary
Call or Email Sharon Gallagher for Qualification questions at: sharon@useventing.com or 703-779-0440 ext. 3005
All changes and scratches need to be emailed to christina@grayareaevents.com.

ALL entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Double Entries: Not accepted. XC Pinney Holder Insert required, for sale onsite for $20 each. REFUNDS: Before C.D.- Entry & Stabling fees less $25 non-refundable office fee. After C.D. for entries only pending final qualification, if qualification is not earned by 8/21, Entry & Stabling refunded less $50 office fee or if Entry or Stabling can be filled by a wait list. No Refunds after 8/15, unless Entry or Stabling can be filled by a wait list, Entry or Stabling refunded less $50 office fee. Competition Cancellation-no refund.

Health Document Requirements:
1)    Neg. Coggins within 12 months
2)    Proof of Equine Influenza Virus and Equine Herpes Virus 1 & 4 within 6 months, not with 7 days of arrival, and
3)    Health Certificate within 10 days required for all horses stating that horse has not shown symptoms of or been treated for EHV-1/4 within the past 28 days and not been at a facility under quarantine for EHV-1/4 or exposed to any horses showing symptoms of EHV-1/4 within the past 28 days.

Documents will be checked at the gate upon arrival before entrance to the property.

For Entry Status: http://eventing.startboxscoring.com/eventsr/aec/ht0817/

Please be advised, we may have to ballot entries after 800 confirmed entries are received.  
Competitor Information
Awards:
All divisions: 1st-12th place ribbons, Prizes for each division. Prize Money for each level: A-$40,000; I-$15,000; P-$10,000; T-$10,000; N-$10,000; BN-$10,000. Prize Money for Adult Team Championship: $2,000/level P,T,N,BN.
Stabling/Veterinarian:
$250/stall; noon Monday 8/28- noon Monday 9/4, stabling includes one initial bag of shavings. $30/day for additional stabling. Early stabling must be requested by email to christina@grayareaevents.com. Every barn has a tack room available for competitors to rent. Grooming stalls may be available if space allows. Please note, all trailer parking is not near stabling. Competing horses not stabled on grounds have a $100/horse grounds fee.
SHAVINGS: $9/bag shavings; $9.50/bale Straw. Please order in advance with Entry or to christina@grayareaevents.com before week of the show.
GOLF CARTS:
Advanced Reservation is REQUIRED! Please call 828-863-1015 or email lodging@tryon.com.
Accommodations:
TIEC Accommodations: Stable House Inn, less than 1 mile, Rental Cabins and RV reservations onsite, Rental Homes, 3 miles, Lodge on Lake Lure, 16 miles, all can be reserved http://tryon.coth.com/page/lodging-online-booking, 828.863.1015. 
The Tryon RV park is full, here are alternate offsite RV lodging in the area:

Polk County:  http://www.polk-county.net/boccsite/our-community/parks/campgrounds/     

Rutherford County:  http://www.rutherfordtourism.com/lodging/campgrounds-and-rv-parks

Self-contained (dry) Camping: $50/week; contact Christina Gray at Christina@grayareaevents.com to reserve a spot.

Offsite Accommodations: Holiday Inn Express Flat Rock, 13.9 miles, 855.201.7819. Best Western Hendersonville Inn, 15 miles, 855.214.7209. Ramada Hendersonville, 15 miles, 855.257.2854. Hampton Inn, 15 miles, 855.305.2189. Holiday Inn Forest City, 15 miles, 855.222.9507. Travlers Inn & Suites Forest City, 15 miles, 855.284.3415. Red Roof Inn Hendersonville, 15 miles, 855.236.9240.
Dressage:
Test & arena sizes:  A-2014 USEF Advanced Test B-Std. I-2014 USEF Intermediate Test B-Std. P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test B-Std. T-2014 USEF Training Test B-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Arenas:  All weather footing.
Cross-Country:
A- 3600m @ 570 mpm. I-3200m @ 550 mpm. P-2200 m @ 520 mpm. T-2200 m @ 470 mpm. N-2000 m @ 400 mpm. BN-2000 m @ 350 mpm. All courses: Championship level courses. Grass Turf. Absolutely no golf carts on the Cross-Country Course.  Cross-Country course is closed.
Other Information:
Cross-Country course is closed. No vehicles or golf carts allowed on the Cross-Country Course.
Dogs must be held, leashed, or confined at ALL times.
Wednesday Welcome Party & Friday Competitor's Party - one ticket to each included with entry. Additional tickets can be purchase online at TBA.
Patron's Club Tickets and Tables - can be purchased online at TBA

FUN family activities will be made available to everyone!!! Paintball, Golf, Sporting Clays, Swimming, Fishing, Zip Line, etc.  Check the Tryon International Equestrian Center website at http://tryon.coth.com/page/about-the-american-eventing-championships for more information!!

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