GDCTA is proud to host the
2021 Great American Insurance Group
& USDF Region 3 Dressage Championships
& Atlanta National Fall Dressage Show
October 8-10, 2021
Georgia International Horse Park
1996 Centennial Olympic Pkwy
Conyers, GA 30013
Links and results can be found here: https://gdcta.wildapricot.org/event-4026091
The entries are in and we are rounding up all the players who want to be involved but deadlines are looming. Everyone who wants to be in the program needs to register by September 23rd. We will accept sponsorships and vendors after that. It’s going to be a great weekend of fun and good riding!
Championship classes will be held Friday through Sunday, featuring freestyle championships on Saturday and Sunday. Winners are eligible to compete at the National Dressage Finals at the Kentucky Horse Park in November.
The Atlanta National Fall Dressage open show is open to all competitors. GDCTA member-competitors participating in this show can earn double scores toward the 2022 GDCTA year-end awards (make sure you are signed up for the awards program here: https://gdcta.wildapricot.org/directory)
Futral Freestyle Champion - In memory of Region 3 dressage rider, Michelle Futral, an embroidered cooler, high point championship neck sash and $500 in prize money will be awarded to the highest scoring FEI musical freestyle performed by an AA on Saturday.
There will be a Vendor Village, featuring horse supplies, boutiques, etc. Plus there is a can't-miss-it Art Exhibit and Sale in the Legacy Room. Ringside reserved seating is available for the duration of event.
OUR SPONSORS WELCOME YOU TO THIS EVENT
Great American Insurance Group
Wilsun Custom Blanket
CU @ X Tack
Sponsors, Vendors, Advertisers welcome!
For those of you with a product or service that might be appropriate for this very desirable dressage demographic, having a presence at this event is imperative to your marketing strategy. To become a sponsor, vendor or advertiser go to the web page here or click on the Sponsor Packet here.
VOLUNTEER registration is now an option for all of our events. And, do we need volunteers! The October 8-10 weekend is huge with 7 competition and 3 warm-up arenas. You guessed it – we need you! To help out, contact Heather Askew at 404-272-1789 or email@example.com or sign up here. We are also offering an electronic scribe training clinic on Sept 25th to get our scribes ready. See details and sign up below.
To make it more fun for this show, there will be a drawing for volunteers at that event. Prize: $250!! Each day you volunteer gets you an entry into that drawing!
All of the hard work required to run this big event is balanced with great camaraderie and networking, lively office discussion, a little or a lot of shopping, great meals plus all the chocolate you can eat! Okay, not that last thing so much but lots of fun and amity, for sure.
Looking forward to seeing you all soon!
Be a volunteer!
Looking for help with ring set up and teardown and everything in between!
Sign up here.
Championship Class $50 for the class
Open Show Class $25 for the Class;
$60 for the Division
Class sponsorships will feature a separate header in the Class Schedule and Program titling each Sponsored Class by Sponsor Name.
Sponsorship also includes listing as a Sponsor in the Program PA announcements of Class Sponsorships
Click "Program Advertising" section to pay.
Per the Horse Park website, “Barn 7”
is the Exhibition Hall on the hill behind the big warm up. Barns 6 and 7 have 10x10 stalls. Barns 1-5 have 11x12 stalls.
There are rubber mats in all the GIHP stalls
High Time Photography
John & Christie Snyder
Do you have a business to promote? This show is your best opportunity to reach the dressage market in this region!
The Georgia Dressage & CT Association is currently accepting Sponsors, Vendors, and Advertisers for the Great American Insurance / USDF Region 3 Dressage Championships and the Atlanta National Fall Show. This show last year was the largest Regional Dressage Championships ever held in this country with more than 500 horses. It was held over 3 days with 9 rings going each day. This year we are offering 3 days of competition, with parties and shopping for 3 days plus the load-in day. We are anticipating even greater success at this year’s event, which will be held October 8-10, 2021.
You are welcome to participate at the level that meets your specific needs. Your association with this dressage event will be publicly recognized in the organization's media and through the distribution of promotional materials such as press releases and news articles.
Please contact us to discuss how this event fits into your marketing goals.
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To Be Held:
October 8-10, 2021
1996 Centennial Parkway
Closing: In Secretary’s Hand:
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Mary Lou Freil
Sponsorship Vendor Chair:
Art Show Contact:
Stable Manager & Night Watch:
Sweet Dreams Night Watch
BRAIDERS: Call or email early to be sure you have the braider you need.
Jenna M. Farmer
Awards for Atlanta National Fall Dressage show:
CA Solant Perpetual Trophy - Awarded to the highest Average Score for an Adult Amateur for the 5 GDCTA-hosted dressage shows. Presented at the GDCTA Awards Gala, January 2020.
GDCTA-hosted Dressage Shows 2021:
• May: Greater Atlanta Dressage Southern I & II (2 shows), Conyers, GA
• Sep: Labor Day Classic I & II (2 shows), Conyers, GA
• Oct: Atlanta National Fall Dressage (1 show) [runs concurrently with the Region 3 Dressage Championships also hosted by GDCTA], Conyers, GA
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