October 20, 2010 — The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is accepting bids to host the 2011 USEF Open Reining Championship as well as the 2011 USEF Youth Reining Championships and the Adequan FEI North American Junior/Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC) Reining Selection Trial.
The USEF Open Reining Championship is required to take place between May and August of 2011. The championship is typically held as a CRI4* and it will be the responsibility of the organizer to provide adequate prize money. In the USEF Youth Reining Championships classes will be offered for youth riders ages 13 and under, 14-18 and 19-21. The championship classes may run concurrently with existing classes. The NAJYRC Selection Trial is open to riders who are eligible to take part in a CRIY (international level) competition.
Organizers interested in hosting one or all of these events should contact Vonita Bowers, USEF Director of Endurance and Reining Activities, at 859.825.6001 or [email protected] no later than December 1, 2010.