The Kris McConnell Award is presented annually by the Colorado Hunter Jumper Foundation. The award is given to a CHJA member who has provided outstanding service to a charitable organization. The award includes a donation to the charity in honor of the recipient. CHJF was pleased to present the 2020 Kris McConnell Award to Mary Stathes for her work with Rosie’s Ranch.

Kris McConnell Award Presented to Mary Stathes

The Colorado Hunter Jumper Foundation is pleased to announce that several scholarships will be available for 2021. These Scholarships are funded in part by donations from the Colorado Hunter Jumper Association and in part by donations from CHJA members, family, and friends. Special appreciation goes to Sarah Watson who coordinated a fundraiser in January to raise funds for scholarships.

Information from the Officials Committee

General Information:

Effective December 1, 2019, all judges and course designers for Group II CHJA shows must be approved by the CHJA Officials Committee (CHJA Rules 4.3D and 4.4).The CHJA Officials Committee has been charged with determining the criteria and process for approval.

USEF rated judges and course designers are automatically approved by the CHJA Officials Committee and do NOT need to go through the CHJA approval process.

CHJA Approved Judges as of 3/1/2021

  • Adams, Jack (Pending renewal of CHJA Membership for 2021)
  • Alsberg, Jenny
  • Ayers, Syd 
  • Grayson, Tyler
  • Henry Sowder, Micca
  • Nutt, Devon
  • O’Meara, Meg
  • Schiefen , Dan
  • Waring, Joanne

CHJA Approved Course Designers as of 1/17/2021

  • Alsberg, Jenny (Pending renewal of CHJA Membership for 2021)
  • Certain, Liz (Pending renewal of CHJA Membership for 2021)
  • Ferguson, Tracye
  • Grayson, Laurie
  • Grayson, Tyler