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Norton Disney to host BE80(T) Championships

 Maddison Peries and Outward Bound qualified at Chilham (2) 2019 for the 2020 BE80(T) Championship


British Eventing has released new dates for Championships which have been affected by cancellation with the BE80(T) riders getting two Championships in one year, but sadly not at Burghley


Norton Disney to host BE80(T) Championships

2019 Airowear BE80(T) Championship

Norton Disney (2), 16th - 18th October 2020 will host the long-awaited rescheduled Airowear 2019 BE80(T) Championship, which was originally cancelled due to weather conditions. The 2019 Championship will be held as a stand-alone class at Norton Disney.

2020 BE80(T) Championship

The 2020 BE80(T) Championship was due to be held for the first time as part of the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, which sadly has been cancelled.  However Norton Disney (2) 2020 will also host this year’s BE80(T) Championship, to be run as a separate section to the 2019 BE80(T) Championship.

Norton Disney Event Organiser and Course Designer Joe Weller has been appointed to design and build the new BE80(T) course at Burghley and promises to put on a spectacular course for this year’s competitors.

As a result of events being cancelled at the start of this season, British Eventing is extending the Regional Final qualification criteria from eligible combinations finishing in the top 20 per cent of each normal BE80(T) section held from 1st May 2019 to 30th April 2020 to the top 25 per cent.

The top 25 per cent of starters at each Regional Final will qualify for the Championship (increased from the top 20 percent) and the timescales in which Regional Finals will be held has been extended to the 19th September. Details of Regional Finals due to be held in September will be released shortly


Regional Finals for the 2020 Science Supplements Cup

Details regarding the rescheduled Regional Finals for the 2020 Science Supplements Cup will be released further information shortly


Novice Restricted, Novice, Intermediate and Open Championship

Following the cancellation of the 2020 Magic Millions Festival of British Eventing, qualifications for the 2020 Novice Restricted, Intermediate and Open British Eventing Championships will be carried over to the 2021 Festival of British Eventing.

Combinations qualified for 2020 Novice Regional Finals will instead be able to compete in the 2021 Novice Regional Finals. All qualifications being carried over will be subject to eligibility as per the BE Handbook.


Youth Championships

The 2020 Regional Youth Championships due to be held at Bishop Burton in July 2020 will now run in 2021. Riders who were registered and eligible to compete in the 2020 Championships will be eligible to compete as an under 19 at the Bishop Burton Championships 2021