Silver Series

Current Standings (8.9.18)

 Aim

It is envisaged that the series will act as a beneficial preparation for both horses and riders transitioning from competing at a height of 1.25m and progressing through to heights of 1.35m plus in preparation to compete in EWA Jumping Horse of the Year (HOTY) classes.

Objective

To administer, along with jump clubs, up to 10 rounds of the series to be run between March and November each calendar year.

Event Guidelines

  • An annual series of shows hosting Silver Series events will run throughout the calendar year in WA; set by EWAJC.
  • Expressions of interest to become a host club of the Silver Series should be directed to the EWAJC prior to September of the previous year. This can be done in writing directly to the committee or via the EWA dates submission form.
  • The Silver Series class is to be run as an open class under Article 238.2.2.
  • The Silver Series class may not be the main class or the main money class of the host club’s fixture.
  • It is anticipated that the Silver Series classes will be the second main class of the fixture and it is recommended that the Silver Series class is not to be run as the last class of the day.
  • The height of the Silver Series classes will start at 1.25m in March and rise through to 1.35m in November.

Class Entry & Prizemoney

  • Horse and rider combinations may only compete in just one of the EWAJ Bronze, Silver or HOTY Leaderboard qualifiers at the same fixture.
  • There is to be minimum cash prize money of $1,000 per class.
  • Vouchers or merchandise may be given in addition to the cash prize money total but may not supplement the cash prize money total as above.
  • The EWAJC offers financial assistance to each participating host club to help run the qualifier as per the conditions laid out by the EWAJC. For more information on club financial assistance click here.

Leaderboard

  • Maintenance of the leaderboard is to be the responsibility of the EWA Jumping Committee.
  • Points will be awarded from each round with 1st - 10, 2nd - 8, 3rd - 6, 4th - 5, 5th – 4, 6th – 3 and additionally each clear first round that is not placed will gain 1 point.
  • The leaderboard will be based on the performance of the horse and rider combination.
  • Where a rider accrues a total of 16 penalties or more in the first-round, the rider does not accrue leaderboard points.
  • Once a horse and rider combination completes two or more EWA Jumping HOTY qualifiers they will no longer qualify for the Silver Series.
  • Points will be allocated from each event entered, however only the best six scores will count towards each horse and rider combination’s final score.
  • National Jumping Rules Article 254.2.2 (calculation of points) does not apply to this leaderboard series competition.
  • Equality of points will be separated by the number of wins and subsequent placings.
  • The winner of the leaderboard will be awarded a rug, trophy and prize at the annual EWA Awards night.
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