2020 Equestrian Victoria

Jumping Young Rider of the Year

About this award

The Jumping Victoria Young Rider of the Year award recognises the highest performing and the most consistent Victorian young jumping rider 1.25+ over the applicable period (2020).


  • Rider must be Victorian EA Registered AND
  • Have permanently resided in Victoria during the applicable period 2019/2020.
  • Be no younger than 16 years of age at the beginning of 2020 AND
  • Be no older than 21 at the end of 2020.
  • Qualifying Victorian events must be at a minimum 1.25m.
  • Qualifying interstate events must be a World Cup or State Title.
  •  Up to three wildcard shows at the discretion of the committee will also be considered.

Qualifying events

  1. South Australian State Titles 2019
  2. Royal Easter Show 2019
  3. Waratah Show Sydney 2019
  4. Tatura Indoor State Titles 2019
  5. Willinga Park 2019
  6. (ISJ) Victorian State Titles 2019
  7. Geelong Summer Classic 2019
  8. Boneo Cup 2019
  9. Australian Jumping Championships 2019
  10. NVSJC Summer Championships 2019
  11. The Elms Sale World Cup Show 2019
  12. YVJC Grand Valley Show 2019

If one or more of the above events main class does not meet the abovementioned eligible height then no points will be received from placing in the event.

Equality of points

  • Points are awarded to the Rider only (not the Athlete/Horse Combination).
  • The top 8 scores count towards the leaderboard results.
  • A rider with two horses entered into the main class will only receive the points from the horse with the higher placing.
  • The Australian Jumping Championships will have points allocated per each round including the final and be worth double points.
  • Scale of points will mirror and be adapted from the FEI Jumping World Cup Rules Article 656.2 and go to 16th place.
  • Points are allocated against the actual placing for the class and not the order of placing for Victorian riders at State and Interstate competitions.
  • Rider who are DNS, ELM, RET, DSQ receive a point score of 0 for that qualifying event regardless of placing.

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