2010 Youth Olympic Games Selection Procedures Available on the USEF Website
RELEASE: June 24, 2009
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Joanie Morris
From the USEF Jumping Department
Lexington, KY – In 2010, the inaugural Youth Olympic Games will take place August 14-26, 2010, in Singapore. Equestrian sport will be represented by the Show Jumping discipline and the United States will be able to qualify one individual to represent the US on the five person North American team. The North American team will also have riders from Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean islands.
To be eligible for the 2010 Youth Olympic Games, riders must have earned a Certificate of Capability by completing the first round of any competition at the 2009 North American Junior and Young Championships with a score of not more than eight penalties.
The Selection Procedure and Application for the 2010 Youth Olympic have been posted on the USEF’s website http://www.usef.org/Contentpage2.aspx?id=hpjumping. Please note that the Procedure has been approved by USEF and is pending final approval by the USOC Board of Directors.
Please note: riders must have been born on or between January 1, 1992 and December 31, 1993 to be considered for selection.
For more information, contact Lizzy Chesson, Director of Show Jumping High Performance Programs (908) 326-1166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information regarding the Youth Olympic Games please visit: www.singapore2010.sg.