Little Egypt Dressage Association – NEWS
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS DRESSAGE CLASSIC
SEPTEMBER 23-24, 2017
Please mark your calendars for the Southern Illinois Dressage Classic on September 23-24, 2017 at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds in Du Quoin, Illinois. The Southern Illinois Dressage Classic is a wonderful opportunity to show your horse in a fun, low-key environment at a lovely show facility with convenient stabling and amenities. The show will offer the traditional dressage classes, plus Western Dressage, Gaited Dressage, and Musical Freestyles.
LODGING – The Fairgrounds Inn (888-542-5000 or www.fairgroundsinn.com) is offering a special rate per night for the show. Please mention the Southern Illinois Dressage Classic when making your reservation to take advantage of this special rate.
SHOW SCHEDULE: The show for 2017 will run Saturday, September 23rd, all day, but will only run until 2:00pm on Sunday, September 24th. If you want to ride both days, please be sure to get your entry in early, as there will be a limited number of rides available on Sunday. Championship classes will take priority if Sunday fills.
Championship classes will get priority if Sunday classes fill.
Thoroughbred Awards donated by Thoroughbreds Helping Thoroughbreds
Memorial Classes with Trophies:
King Arthur Memorial: Training Level Test 1
Schaeffer Boggis Memorial: Training Level Test 2
Ed Rothkranz Memorial: First Level Test 1
SATURDAY LUNCH – A free lunch for all exhibitors, friends, and families in exchange for a small monetary donation.
LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING EVERYONE AT THE SHOW!
LEDA Ribbon Sponsorship Opportunity
Plans for the 2016 Southern Illinois Dressage Classic are already underway, and we need your help, We are looking for sponsors for show ribbons! We have three categories of sponsorship:
- Class Ribbon Sponsorship:
Those who are interested in contributing money to provide ribbons for an individual class. Sponsorship is $25.00 a class, which will provide ribbons for placings 1 through 6. Sponsors will be acknowledged in the program for the corresponding class contribution. Classes in need of ribbon sponsors are as follows:
- Walk test
- Gaited Dressage
- Western Dressage
- Intro level A
- Intro level A- First year rider or horse
- Intro test C
- Training level test 3
- First level test 2/3
- Second level test of choice
- Class Trophy Sponsorship:
Those who are interested in a. contributing money towards a trophy or b. donate a trophy of their choice for an individual class. If choosing to contribute money, sponsorship is $25.00 a class. Sponsors will be acknowledged in the program for the corresponding class contribution.
- Thoroughbreds Helping Thoroughbreds Award Sponsorship:
Those who are interested in contributing money towards awards for the highest scoring Thoroughbreds in attendance. By attaining sponsors for this award, we would like to have the ability to acknowledge horses in both the Intro/Training level divisions and the First/Second level divisions. Sponsorship levels for the THT range from $10.00 to $100.00. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Contributions can be made through the LEDA PayPal account, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by check. Checks can be mailed to: LEDA Treasurer, Nancy Spear, 1 E. Lake Drive, Murphysboro, Illinois 62966.
By contributing as a sponsor, you will be enabling the ability of LEDA to more fully acknowledge and reward the accomplishments of our diverse group of 2016 SIDC competitors. We appreciate you and your support of the SIDC!
2017-2018 LEDA Membership
Membership year September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018
IF you want to enter the 2016 SIDC and enter Championship Classes, you will have to renew your membership with your SIDC Entry form OR online after September 1, 2016.