Making it even easier to compete at the Vermont Summer Festival, entries can now be completed directly at www.HorseShowsOnline.com. Best of all, the service is free for exhibitors!
To enter any of the six weeks comprising the 2015 Vermont Summer Festival, running June 30 through August 9 in East Dorset, VT, simply visit HorseShowsOnline.com, select an upcoming Vermont Summer Festival show, and create an account to submit your entries quickly and free of charge.
Entries for the first three weeks of the 2015 Vermont Summer Festival are due by Friday, June 5, and can now be completed directly at HorseShowsOnline.com.
Entry Due Dates:
Vermont Summer Festival Weeks 1-3: Entries due by Friday, June 5
Vermont Summer Festival Weeks 4-6: Entries due by Friday, June 19
This new service offered by HorseShowsOnline.com furthers the convenience of online entries through a safe and free process, while offering online add/scratch capabilities and other specialized tools.
“HorseShowsOnline is proud to introduce online entries and credit card processing to the benefit of both show managers and competitors alike,” said Rick Napier of HorseShowsOnline.com. “The service is convenient, easy to use, time saving and accurate. Credit card processing is done through a fully PCI-compliant process that does not expose personal details, and allows managers to charge against a ‘banked card’. HorseShowsOnline.com is proven show management software that is currently used by thousands of shows across the U.S. and Canada.”
Highlighting the action at the 2015 Vermont Summer Festival, the first five Saturdays will feature a $30,000 Grand Prix. The $50,000 Vermont Summer Celebration Grand Prix will close the season during the sixth and final week of competition on Saturday, August 8. The weekly $10,000 Open Welcome Stake, presented by Manchester Designer Outlets, will be held each Thursday.
Sundays feature the NAL Junior and Amateur-Owner Jumper Classics, as well as Marshall & Sterling Children’s and Adult Jumper Classics, giving junior, amateur and adult jumpers their opportunity to compete in the grand prix ring.
The popular $5,000 3'3"NEHJA Performance Stake Hunter Derby will return each Thursday for the first five weeks, culminating with a $15,000 offering during week six. Also returning to the schedule in 2015 are “Equitation Tuesdays” as well as TAKE2 Thoroughbred Hunter and Jumper divisions, now held throughout all six weeks.
The $10,000 Sir Ruly Awards will recognize the leading show jumping competitors based on points earned throughout the six-week circuit, while the $10,000 Canadian Circuit Awards will be presented to the top-ranked Canadian hunter and jumper competitors at the completion of the Vermont Summer Festival.
The Vermont Summer Festival is New England’s largest hunter/jumper competition offering more than $750,000 in prize money, making it the richest sporting event based on purse in the state of Vermont. For over 20 years, the Vermont Summer Festival has attracted exhibitors and their families to the Manchester region in southern Vermont for great competition in an ideal summer setting.
The Vermont Summer Festival is a proud member event of the Show Jumping Hall Of Fame, the Marshall & Sterling League, and the North American League (NAL). Please e-mail or visit the website for more information about the Vermont Summer Festival.