2017 Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Dressage Championship Dates and Locations Selected

For Immediate Release
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Lexington, KY (April 28, 2016) - The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) has selected the dates and locations for the 2017 Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Dressage Championships, presented by SmartPak.

Region 1 (October 5-8) at the Senator Martin Center, Williamston, NC
Region 2 (September 13-17) at Majestic Farm, Batavia, OH
Region 3 (October 5-8) at the Palm Beach Equestrian Center, Wellington, FL
Region 4 (September 28-October 1) at the Maffit Lake Equestrian Center,
Cumming, IA
Region 5 (September 14-17) at the Stanley Park Fair Grounds, Estes Park, CO
Region 6 (September 21-24) at the Idaho Horse Park, Nampa, ID
Region 7 (September 21-24) at the Murieta Equine Facility, Murieta, CA
Region 8 (September 21-24) at HITS on the Hudson, Saugerties, NY
Region 9 (October 5-8) at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX

**This information is subject to change.**

These championships recognize the outstanding efforts of riders in each USDF region and provide an excellent opportunity for spectators to view the top competitors in their respective regions. Additionally, the top amateur and open riders at each of the championships, who have submitted a declaration of intent, and completed all other requirements, will receive an invitation to compete at the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan?.

Kathy Sedlak of Great American Insurance Group added, ?Our role as title sponsor of the regional and breeders championships has afforded a great opportunity to acknowledge outstanding individuals and the sport of dressage.?

Competitors qualify for Great American/USDF Regional Championships by competing in designated qualifying classes throughout the year at USDF-recognized competitions. For more information on the regional championship program or the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan?, visit the USDF website at www.usdf.org, or contact the USDF competitions department at regchamps@usdf.org

Founded in 1973, the United States Dressage Federation is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to education, recognition of achievement, and promotion of dressage. For more information about USDF membership or programs, visit www.usdf.org, email usdressage@usdf.org, or call (859) 971-2277.