Rule 12.4 Colorado National Medal Finals Qualification Requirements

Qualification for Colorado National Medal Finals is based on accumulation of points earned in the various medal classes: Points are based on the number of entries completing the class (see Rule 10.1 for definition of completing) and will be awarded as follows:

  5+ riders completing 4 riders completing 3 riders completing
1st 10 6 4
2nd 6 4 2
3rd 4 2 1
4th 2 1 -
  1. To qualify for the Colorado National Junior Medal Finals, a rider must accumulate 10 points in a nationally recognized 3’6” Junior Medal within the qualifying period for the current year. If the qualifying points are from a non-CHJA approved show the qualifier must notify the Member Support Manager in writing within 30 days of the win, stating the show, it’s Secretary and the Secretary’s address.
  2. To qualify for the Colorado National Amateur Medal Final, a rider must accumulate 10 points in a nationally recognized 3’3” or higher Amateur Medal within the qualifying period of the current year. If the qualifying points are from a non-CHJA approved show, the qualifier must notify the Member Support Manager, in writing, within 30 days of the show stating the show, it’s Secretary and the Secretary’s address.
  3. To qualify for the Colorado National Adult Medal Finals, a rider must accumulate 10 points in any of the nationally recognized 3' Adult Medal. If the qualifying points are from a non-CHJA approved show, the qualifier must notify the Member Support Manager, in writing, within 30 days of the win stating the show, the secretary and the secretary’s address.
  4. To qualify for the Colorado National Children’s Medal Finals, a rider must accumulate 10 points in any of the nationally recognized 3' Junior or Children’s Medals. If the qualifying points are from a non-CHJA approved show, the qualifier must notify the Member Support Manager, in writing, within 30 days of the show stating the show, it’s Secretary, and the Secretary’s address.
  5. To qualify for the Colorado National Pony Medal Finals, a rider must accumulate 10 points in a nationally recognized Pony Medal within the qualifying period for the current year. If the qualifying points are from a non-CHJA approved show, the qualifier must notify the Member Support Manager, in writing, within 30 days of the win, stating the show, the secretary, and the secretary’s address.
  6. Colorado National Junior Medal Finals and Colorado National Amateur Medal Finals may be combined if there are not at least 3 competitors in each.
  7. Colorado National Children’s Medal Finals and Colorado National Adult Medal Finals may be combined if there are not at least 3 competitors in each.
  8. Riders may not compete in both the Colorado National Junior Medal Finals and the Colorado National Children’s Medal Finals. The rider must choose the Final in which she/he wishes to participate.