Team Photos


It's that time of year again where we start putting our LVDA Adult teams together and start planning for our team competitions.   Want to join in on the fun and be part of one of our teams?

If you're interested in joining an enthusiastic and motivated group of people and want to have tons of fun doing it please fill out our Team Interest Form!   We are looking to start filling the teams early so we have plenty of time to prepare for the competitions, so don't delay, send your form in now!

This year we have two competitions coming up in the fall.    Bucks County Horse Park Recognized Show with Team Competitions and the Potomac Valley Dressage Association Recognized Show with Team Competitions.    Watch for more information to come on these competitions.   


2018 Adult Team Policies

Competitions:

LVDA Adult Teams may compete in one or all of the current years team competitions

This years competitions are:

10/20/2018     USEF/USDF Dressage at BCHP-V and Team Competition - Prizelist
Held at the Bucks County Horse Park -  This is a 1 day show, see 
 www.buckscountyhorsepark.org  for more information    
  • Those riders qualifying in Introductory Tests, Training, and First Level will participate in the Opportunity Classes and will not require memberships for USDF or USEF. 
  • Those riders at Second Level and above will require USDF/USEF membership to compete.   As a LVDA member you already have a USDF Group Membership which qualifies you for this competition.
11/10/18 & 11/11/18      Potomac Valley Dressage Association (PVDA) USDF Adult Team Competition   -  Prizelist
Held at Prince George's Equestrian Center - This is a multi-day 2 day show held in conjunction with the fall Recognized Show.  See www.pvda.org for more information.    
  • Typical levels offered by Region 1 competition management are Introductory through FEI levels, allowing mixed teams of these levels

Teams:
  • A Team consists of up to 4 principle riders
  • A Team may be in a specific level, for example all 4 riders at Training Level
  • A Team may be in mixed levels, for example 3 Intro riders and 2 Training Level riders
  • A Rider/Horse combination can participate on only 1 Team in a competition
  • A Rider may participate in more than 1 Team on a "different" horse
  • Per USDF rules the rider must achieve a minimum of 22 years of age in the 2018 competition year
  • The teams must follow the Region 1 and the Competition Host's rules

Rider Qualifications:
  • Rider/Horse combination may not have competed in any competition at two levels beyond the intended Team Level.
  • Rider must provide a copy of a test score sheet of the Rider/Horse combination from the most recent competition within 2017 up to present
  • A minimum average score is not required for 2018 Adult Teams
  • 8 LVDA volunteer hours are required to participate on a team, hours may be ‘active working’ or ‘supporting’ but may not be ‘donated’
  • The LVDA records for Volunteer hours will be used for verification
Team FundRaising
  • The team members will actively participate in fundraising activities
  • The team will identify team needs for which the funds will be raised, for example: team jackets, refreshments, stall decorating supplies, or other items as
  • identified by the teams
  • The collective team will set a fundraising budget
Individual Team Member Fundraising
  • Each team member will be responsible for obtaining a minimum of $100 worth of funds raised via any of the fundraising activities or methods:  ie. fund raising or obtaining sponsors
The Adult Team Committee will not hire a coach for the Adult Teams in 2018

The Adult Team Committee will have a Chef d'Equipe for both Adult Team Competitions



Below are photos of our 2016 Teams


 Team 1  - 2016 Team Event Sussex County Fairgrounds Sept 2-4
 Team 2  - 2016 Team Event Sussex County Fairgrounds Sept 2-4


 


 















Meet Levi,  the LVDA Dressage Team Mascot!