September 22, 2017: 2017 AEVA/SEVA Provincial Championships

End Date:September 24, 2017
Location:Silver Slate, Stavely Alberta
Introduction:This is an Equine Canada santioned Gold Event. All Walk, Trot and Canter Classes for Individual, Pas de Deux and Squad- APPROVAL PENDING. This competition does not count for qualifying scores for the World Equestrian Games.
Contact Name:Diane Boyd
Contact Email:[email protected]
Contact Phone:403-507-3512

Location: Silver Slate Arena

Address: Willow Creek No. 26, Alberta T0L 1V0


Judge: Cambry Kaylor AVA “r” & Mark Griffiths CAN Prov.

Attending EC Steward: Dayna Solomie

Entry Deadline: Sept. 1 2017


To Access Online Registration System: Log in, go to Events (Top), Competitions (Left) Online Registration will be available on August 7, 2017

Each vaulter, coach, lunger, groom, booster and all volunteers must complete, sign and return both release/waiver forms. Participation will not be permitted without a properly completed and signed form.

Release/waiver forms are due on Sept. 14 2017

Release/Waiver Form: will be available online only here

The 2017 AEVA/SEVA Provincial Championship Competition is sanctioned as an EC Gold Competition, member of Equestrian Canada, and is governed by the rules of Equestrian Canada. Equestrian Canada; 308 Legget Drive, Suite 100, Ottawa, Ontario, K2K 1Y6

This competition is recognized by the following associations: Vault Canada The Alberta Equestrian Vaulting Association - AEVA The Equestrian Vaulting Association of B.C. - EVABC The Saskatchewan Equestrian Vaulting Association - SEVA

On Call Veterinarian: Dr. Kelsey Vandervalk 403-625-3677

On Call Farrier: Lynn Fluery 403-415-4789


Equestrian Canada

Statement of Principles Equestrian Canada (EC), the national equestrian federation of Canada, supports adherence to humane treatment of horses in all activities under its jurisdiction. EC is committed to: Upholding the welfare of the horses, regardless of value, as a primary consideration in all activities Requiring that horses be treated with kindness, respect and the compassion that they deserve, and that they never be subjected to mistreatment; Ensuring that owners, trainers and competitors or their agents use responsible care in the handling, treatment and transportation of their horses as well as horses placed in their care for any purpose; Providing for the continuous well-being of horses by encouraging routine inspection and consultation with health care professionals and competition officials to achieve the highest possible standards of nutrition, health, comfort and safety as a matter of standard operating procedure; Providing current information on Code of Practice for the care and handling of equines and their equine health and welfare initiatives. Continuing to support scientific studies on equine health and welfare; Requiring owners, trainers and competitors to know and follow their sanctioning organization’s rules, and to work within industry regulations in all equestrian competition; Reviewing, revising and developing competition rules and regulations that protect the welfare of the horses. The standard by which conduct or treatment will be measured is that which a person, informed and experienced in generally accepted equine training and exhibition procedures, would determine to be neither cruel, abusive nor inhumane.


Judges All Mounted: Cambry Kaylor AVA “r”

Some Mounted & Barrel Classes: Mark Griffiths CAN Prov.

Steward Attending EC Steward: Dayna Solomie


Organizing Committee Contact

Diane Boyd- Competition Organizer [email protected] Phone: 403-507-3512

Heather Fike- Competition Manager/Volunteer Manager [email protected] Phone: 403-636-0160

Lisa Fisher – Contact for Entries [email protected] Phone: 403-559-6914 Mailing address: Box 11 Site 4 RR#2 Olds, AB T4H 1P3

Entries Entry Deadline: Sept. 1 2017 Music for all mounted classes and Waivers for all participants must be received by Sept. 14, 2017.

Each vaulter, coach, lunger, groom, booster and all volunteers must complete, sign and return a release/waiver form. Participation will not be permitted without a properly completed and signed form.


*Music to be submitted online only. Please label clearly. ** Back up music – ideally this would be handed in along with payment and all waivers on or before Sept.14, 2017. This will help insure your vaulters music is on the lap top, make sure it is labelled correctly as described below and explained in the YouTube link.

Here is a quick link to a YouTube video that shows how to relabel everything.

If you could put all your music in one folder labelled with your club name, and then within this folder, have two folders; one labelled barrel classes and one labelled mounted classes.

Each song should be labelled as follows NAME : the class the vaulter is in. ie: Canter B TITLE : the vaulters name and class. ie: Averill Canter B Freestyle Album : club and year. ie: MCVC 2016


Volunteer Waivers and proof of Equine Influenza Vaccinations for all horses are allowed to be submitted at Club Check-In. Back up USB sticks for music are also to be brought to club check- in.

No paper entries will be accepted, all entries must be submitted online. ONE payment per club must be received by the entry deadline by cheque, ground mail or etransfer (Carolyn Latimer) [email protected]

Please make cheque payable to AEVA. Sent to Lisa Fisher Box 11 Site 4 RR#2 Olds AB, T4H 1P3 or by other arrangements.

Each coach, lunger, groom and vaulter will pay a $30.00 registration fee. Late entry fees are $30.00 per entry - NO EXCEPTIONS

Late fee per Waiver and Music not received by Sept. 14, 2017 is $30.00 – NO EXCEPTIONS

There will be NO refunds of competition entry fees for either withdrawal from the competition or cancellation of entry after the entry close date of Sept. 14, 2017.


Right to refuse an entry: The show committee reserves the right to refuse any entry, as per article A603.2.b. Important Information about this Competition All information about this show will be posted here on this website. Please check this website under rules for any recent rule changes which could affect your club. This competition is a family-oriented event. All vaulters and coaches should ensure that music selections, should they contain vocals, are appropriate for an all-ages audience. Please visit then the AEVA tab to find the standards for submitted music. NOTE: Back-up Music CD’s/sticks are to be delivered to the Show Office during club check-in. Canadian horses competing in Canter A and AA must have an Equestrian Canada Passport and valid EC horse license, or valid FEI Passport, or a Temporary Horse Registration must be purchased from the competition. The registration fee is currently (as per the EC Schedule of Fees - effective Dec 1, 2015) $45.00 For American horses in Canter A and AA, an affidavit for foreign-owned horses must be completed. There is no charge for this. Any horse entered in any class at a competition may, while on the competition grounds, be selected for equine medication control testing while at the event location. Drug testing fees, as set by Equestrian Canada: will be added to the stabling costs for all entered horses. All horses entered at the Gold and Silver levels; $7.00. All horses entered at the Bronze level; $3.50. (please note that only the highest level fee is charged, horse owners are not required to pay twice if a horse is entered in both National and Provincial levels.) All competing horses will be issued a show number that must be worn and visible, on the right hand side of bridle or halter, whenever the horse leaves the stable area. Failure to wear this number in schooling arenas, exercise and competition arena’s, or while in transit from stabling area to these arena’s, can/or may disqualify the horse from the competition.

Memberships & Licenses Canadian vaulters, lungers and horse owners must be members of their provincial vaulting association and must have an Equestrian Canada Gold sport license or higher – for National Level Classes (AA), or Silver sport license or higher – for National Level Classes (A), or Bronze sport license or higher – for Provincial Level Classes (B-D), and third party liability insurance provided through membership in their provincial sports organization. Memberships must be in place by the entry deadline.

Canadian vaulters entered only in Walk D Under 10 or Fundamentals DO NOT NEED a sport license but must be members of their provincial vaulting association and their provincial sports organization. American vaulters and lungers must be members of the American Vaulting Association. Membership numbers must be submitted with your entries. Any vaulter who does not have the correct memberships by the Deadline of Sept. 14, 2017 will be scratched.


All stabling costs listed are per horse!

Indoor stalls 10 x 10 $65 weekend (all shavings included)

Please Note: Horses are permitted to arrive and leave the grounds at any given time. Horse transportation, movement and care is the responsibility of their owners/handlers/clubs.

Tack Stall $65 for the weekend


Maps: Maps of the facility grounds will be sent out prior to competition. It will contain stalling, parking, trailer parking, camping, competition ring & warm up ring locations.



Every class offered herein is covered by the rules and specifications of the current rules of EC and will be held and judged in accordance with the EC Rule Book. If you wish to have a copy of the Canadian National Rules, please visit A time schedule for riding and arena use will be supplied to each club at check in. When warming up, training or exercising horses under saddle, riding must only be in a designated riding ring. Suitable footwear and properly fitted, securely fastened ASTM/SEI or BSI/BS EN approved protective headgear must be worn. Per Article A801, every entry at an EC-sanctioned competition shall constitute an agreement by the person responsible that the owner, lessee, trainer, manager, agent, coach, driver or rider and horse shall be subject to the EC constitution and all rules of EC and any additional rules set by the competition. It is the responsibility of all individuals participating in any capacity in EC-sanctioned competitions to be knowledgeable regarding the EC constitution and the applicable rules of EC and the additional rules, if any, imposed by the competition. Do not participate in this EC- sanctioned competition in any capacity if you do not consent to be bound by the constitution and rules of EC and any additional rules imposed by the competition. (A602.7)


Check-In Club

Check-in: Friday Sept. 22 2017 between 2:30PM and 3:30PM

Please bring Horse Passports if applicable, Volunteer Waivers, and back-up Mounted Class Music CD’s/sticks. You must bring proof of vaccinations to the Club Check-In, in written form by the veterinarian. Please see the Equestrian Canada Vaulting Rules, section L201 for additional information regarding the vaccinations requirements.


Tentative Schedule

Friday Sept. 22 VET CHECK 3:30 pm CLASSES BEGIN 5:00pm

Saturday Sept. 23 9:00 am Start

Sunday Sept. 24 9:00 am

Start 4:30 pm Awards


Offered Classes

All Walk and Trot classes will consist of one round of both compulsories and freestyle. All Canter classes will consist of two rounds in accordance with the National Rules. Green Horse classes will also be one round. Cross class entries will be accepted at this competition. Please follow the permissible cross entries found in the National Rules.

Every coach, lunger and vaulter will pay a $30.00 participation fee.


Mounted Classes: 

Fundamentals Class - $25.00 

Walk D Under 10 - $30.00

 Walk D - $ 30.00

Walk C - $ 30.00

Walk B - $ 30.00

Trot D - $ 30.00

Trot C - $ 30.00

Trot B - $ 30.00

Canter D - $ 60.00

Canter C - $ 60.00

Canter B - $ 60.00

Canter A - $ 60.00

Canter AA - $ 60.00

Green Horse Walk, Trot or Canter Class (3 minutes of your choice of performance) - $ 30.00

Walk B Pairs -$ 60.00 pair

Trot B Pairs - $ 60.00 pair

Canter B Pairs - $ 60.00 pair

Canter A Pairs - $ 60.00 pair

Canter AA Pairs - $ 60.00 pair

Walk (B) Team of 6 (with an optional alternate) - $ 100.00 per team

Trot (B) Team of 6 (with an optional alternate) - $ 100.00 per team

B Canter Team of 6 (with an optional alternate) - $ 100.00 per team

A Canter Team of 6 (with an optional alternate) - $ 100.00 per team

AA Canter Team of 6 (with an optional alternate) - $ 100.00 per team


Additional Mounted Classes offered (non-recognized):

Walk (D or C) Adult Challenge - $ 30.00

Trot (D or C) Adult Challenge - $ 30.00

Beginner Canter Individual (D comps in canter, freestyle in walk) - $ 60.00

Beginner D Canter Pairs (D comps in canter, freestyle in walk) - $ 60.00

Beginner C Canter Pairs (C comps in canter, freestyle in walk) - $ 60.00

Beginner D Canter Team (D comps in canter, freestyle in walk) - $ 100.00

Beginner C Canter Team (C comps in canter, freestyle in walk) - $ 100.00


Barrel Classes offered:

Individual Level I Barrel Freestyle- $15.00

Individual Level II Barrel Freestyle- $15.00

Individual Level III Barrel Freestyle- $15.00

Individual Level IV Barrel Freestyle- $15.00

Individual Level V Barrel Freestyle- $15.00

Individual Barrel Improvisation- $15.00

Individual Barrel Costume- $15.00

Individual FUNdamentals Barrel Freestyle- $15.00

Advanced Barrel Pairs Freestyle- $30.00

Intermediate Barrel Pairs Freestyle- $30.00

Beginner Barrel Pairs Freestyle- $30.00

Advanced Barrel Team Freestyle (4 or 6 vaulters - please indicate)- $10.00 per vaulter

Intermediate Barrel Team Freestyle (4 or 6 vaulters - please indicate)- $10.00 per vaulter

Beginner Barrel Team freestyle (4 or 6 vaulters - please indicate)- $10.00 per vaulter





Provincial championship titles shall be awarded to individuals, pairs and teams in the following divisions:

Walk B

Trot B

Canter B - Junior & Senior

Canter A- Junior & Senior

Canter AA


In addition, individual Zone Championship titles shall be awarded to the vaulter with the highest overall score in each of the Zone established by the provincial sport organization. If there is no eligible vaulter in Division C Canter in a zone then the title shall be awarded to the vaulter with the highest overall score in Division D Canter. 


In each Provincial & Zone championship classes a Reserve Champion title shall be awarded to the vaulter/pair/team with the second highest overall score. 

Junior & Senior age categories are established by the FEI rules.


In order to receive a championship or reserve championship title the vaulter/pair/team must have completed all of the required rounds for the class





Beef on bun with French fries, macaroni salad, tea or coffee or water $15.75

Hamburger with French fries, macaroni salad, tea or coffee or water $15.75





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