Schedules Announced for USEF, Pennsylvania National, and Washington International Championships at TIEC

USEF, Pennsylvania National, and Washington International have announced schedules at Tryon International Equestrian Center for:

  • USEF Medal Finals
  • USEF Junior Jumper National Championships
  • USEF Talent Search Finals East
  • WIHS Championships 

Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Finals, Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper National Championships, Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals – East and Washington International Horse Show Championship Finals have relocated to the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) for 2020. TIEC was selected as the best location to host these events because of the size and scope of the facility, its central location relative to other venues, the existing competitions on the calendar and its proven success in hosting events since reopening in June 2020. The tentative timetables for each competition are updated below.

2020 Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final and Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper National Championships (October 8-11):

Thursday, October 8

  • 2:00pm – Junior Jumper Horse Inspection (Jog Path/Barn 6)
  • 4:30pm – Junior Jumper First Individual – Phase I (Tryon Stadium)

Friday, October 9

  • 7:30am-1:00pm – Medal Training Session (Blue Ridge Arena)
  • 2:00pm-5:00pm – Prix des States – Phase II (Tryon Stadium)
  • 7:00pm – Medal Horses must be onsite

Saturday, October 10

  • 7:30am-6:00pm – Medal Finals – Preliminary Round (Blue Ridge Arena)
  • 7:00pm – Junior Jumper Individual Final – Phase III (Tryon Stadium)

Sunday, October 11

  • 9:00am-10:30am – Medal Finals, Second Round (Top 25), plus testing (Blue Ridge Arena)
2020 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search – East (October 15-18):

Friday, October 16

  • 7:00am-9:00am – Talent Search Schooling (Tryon Stadium)
  • 10:30am – Schooling Class (90 second training session) – (Tryon Stadium)
  • 3:00pm  – Talent Search Phase I – Flat (International Arena)
  • 5:00pm – Rider Meeting (via Zoom)

Saturday, October 17

  • 8:00am-10:00am – Talent Search Phase II (Gymnastics) – (Tryon Stadium)

Sunday, October 18

  • 8:00am-10:30am – Talent Search Phase III (Jumping) – (Tryon Stadium)
  • Following Phase III – Top 6 Veterinary Evaluation/Jog (Tryon Stadium)
  • Following Veterinary Evaluation – Final 4 Rider Meeting (Location TBD)
  • 12:00pm-1:15pm – Talent Search Phase IV (Ride-off) – (Tryon Stadium)
2020 Washington International Horse Show presented by Mars Equestrian Equitation Finals and Pony Equitation Finals Children’s and Adult Hunter and Jumper Finals (October 21-25):

Wednesday, October 21

  • Afternoon – Children’s Hunter Championship (Grand Hunter Ring)
  • Afternoon – Adult Hunter Championship (Grand Hunter Ring)

Thursday, October 22

  • Afternoon – Children’s Jumper Championship (Tryon Stadium)
  • Afternoon – Adult Jumper Championship (Tryon Stadium)

Friday, October 23

  • Afternoon – WIHS Equitation Finals – Hunter Phase (Grand Hunter Ring)

Saturday, October 24

  • Morning – WIHS Equitation Finals – Jumper Phase (Tryon Stadium)
  • Morning – WIHS Equitation Finals – Final 10 (Tryon Stadium prior to 2:00pm Grand Prix)

Sunday, October 25

  • Morning – WIHS Pony Equitation (Pony Ring)

Please note that horses will not be allowed to cross enter into the Tryon International Equestrian Center Fall series shows the same week they are entered to compete in the USEF National Championships (USEF Medal Finals, USEF Junior Jumper National Championships, USEF Talent Search Finals East) or Washington International Horse Show Equitation Finals. Washington International Horse Show Pony Equitation and Washington International Horse Show Adult and Children’s Hunters and Jumper Finals horses and ponies will be permitted to cross enter.

Prize lists, stabling and entry information will go live this week. Entries and stabling will be managed for each event separately by PNHS, WIHS and Platinum Performance/USEF Talent Search in coordination with TIEC. Please do not call TIEC directly regarding entries and stabling; however, do reach out to TIEC directly for inquiries regarding available on-site lodging at

USEF, TIEC, PNHS and WIHS are all dedicated to providing the safest and highest-quality competition environment for dedicated members, exhibitors, and their families. All events will be spectator-free. The show organizers will continuously monitor the COVID-19 status and will adjust or amend shows based on the guidance from federal, state, and other public health officials. TIEC will be implementing enhanced COVID-19 registration processes in the coming weeks to ensure the environment is as safe as possible and to facilitate contact tracing.

Featured photo by USEF.