Rules for 2019

 

 Participation 

The European Youngster Cup is a series for athletes from 16 up to and including 25 years of age (for 2019 Athletes age group 1994-2003). A maximum of two horses per athlete (seven years and older) are permitted. 

European Youngster Cup U25 Jumping Competitions 

  • Three jumping competitions (a 1.35m or 1.40m Opening Competition, a 1.40m Competition and the 1.45m EY Cup U25 Jumping Competition) at each participating EY Cup U25 event. The Table to be used for the Opening and 1.40 Competition is up to the OCs; the EY Cup U25 Jumping competition must be run according to Jumping Rules Art. 238.2.2 (one round with Jump-off) or Art. 273.3.3.1 or 273.3.3.2 (Two Rounds). These competitions may either be held at CSIU25 Cat. A events or be integrated into competitions at CSI2* to CSI5* events in which case an additional separate EY Cup classification is established for the U25 athletes – either as a CSI U25 Cat. A (with prize money) or as a CSI U25 Cat. B (without prize money). In cases where the competition is integrated into a competition at a CSI2* to CSI5* event an U25 athlete may be placed twice and may receive prize-money for the two placements: once for the normal placing in the CSI2* to 5* competition and again for the placing in a separate classification of the EY Cup CSI U25 Cat. A athletes. 
  • Athletes may start up to two horses in all competitions of the CSI U25 according to the schedule. 
  • Minimum prize money for the EY Cup U25 Jumping competition: 4.000 € 
  • The winners of the EY Cup U25 Jumping competition at each event are allowed to start in the Final, to be held at Salzburg (AUT) from 5-8 December 2019. 
  • All updates to the EY Cup U25 ranking list will be published on the following website: www.eycup.eu. 

 

2019 EY Cup U25 Final

05.12.2019 

08.12.2019 

Salzburg Arena CSI4*/CSIU25-A 

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• The three best athletes from the North American Championships Young Riders. The Final Event is open to the following: 

• The three best athletes from the North American leg(s) of the EY Cup U25. 

• The 2019 National Young Riders Champion of each NF with athlete(s) who have taken part in at least one leg of the 2019 EY Cup U25. 

• European Individual Champion Young Riders 2019. 

• The overall winner of the EY Cup U25 2018, provided he/she is within the age group 1994- 2003. 

• The winner of the Deutschen U25 Springpokals Final, age group 1994-2003. 

• The winner of the Hindelang Cup U25, age group 1994-2003. 

• The winner of the EY Cup competition of each leg. 

• Additional athletes, in any case a minimum of ten, will be selected in descending order from the EY Cup U25 Jumping ranking list established after the last qualifying leg. 

• Each athlete may start one horse in each of the Final Competitions. 

 

Competition Format for the Final 

 

1st and 2nd Qualifying Competitions: 

COMPETITION N°. 1 – 1st Qualifier for Competition 3, EY CUP U25 JUMPING FINAL 

Jumping Competition Acc. to Penalties and Time – international 

Table: A acc. to Article 238.2.1 (acc. to penalties and time, without jump-off) 

Speed: 350 m/min. 

Obstacles height: 1.40 m 

Total prize-money: € 3’000 

COMPETITION N°. 2 – 2nd Qualifier for Competition 3, EY CUP U25 JUMPING FINAL 

Jumping Competition Acc. to Penalties and Time – international 

Table: A acc. to Article 238.2.1 (acc. to penalties and time, without jump-off) 

Speed: 350 m/min. 

Obstacles height: 1.45 m 

Total prize-money: € 5’000 EUROPEAN YOUNGSTER CUP U25 JUMPING 

 

EY Cup U25 Jumping Final: 

COMPETITION N°. 3 – EY CUP U25 JUMPING FINAL 

Jumping Competition with Jump-Off – international 

Table A acc. to Article 238.2.2 (acc. to penalties and time, with one jump-off in case of equality of penalties for the 1st place) 

Speed: 350 m/min. 

Obstacles height: 1.55 m 

Total prize-money: € 26’000 

The competition counts for the Longines Rankings. 

This competition is reserved for the best 16 athletes from Qualifying Competitions 1 & 2, plus the athletes tied for 16th place, with a horse of their own choice according to the following point system: 

Winner in competition N° 1 + 2: number of starters in competition N° 1 + 1 point 

Second in competition N° 1 + 2: number of starters in competition N° 1 – 1 point 

Third in competition N° 1 + 2: number of starters in competition N° 1 – 2 points etc. 

If an athlete withdraws the next best athlete moves up. 

Points: The points in Competition N° 2 (2nd qualifier for the Final) are multiplied by a factor of 1.5. The points in Competition N° 3 (EY Cup U25 Jumping Final) are multiplied by a factor of 2. 

EY Cup U25 Jumping Overall Ranking: 

The six best results of each Athlete in the EY Cup U25 qualifying legs and the points earned in Competitions 2 and 3 of the EY Cup U25 Jumping Final count towards the EY Cup U25 Jumping overall ranking. 

Prizes in kind with a total value of approximately € 2,000 will be offered to the highest ranked Athlete on the EY Cup U25 Jumping overall ranking. 

 

Point System

Athletes may obtain points only in the EY Cup U25 Jumping competition at each event; only the six best results of each Athlete will count towards the EY Cup U25 Jumping ranking. For athletes participating with two horses in an EY Cup U25 Jumping competition, only the results of the best horse will count for points. The following point system will be used for each qualifying competition:

 

1. Place 26 points 

11. Place 11 points 

2. Place 24 points 

12. Place 10 points 

3. Place 22 points 

13. Place 9 points 

4. Place 20 points 

14. Place 8 points 

5. Place 18 points 

15. Place 7 points 

6. Place 16 points 

16. Place 6 points 

7. Place 15 points 

17. Place 5 points 

8. Place 14 points 

18. Place 4 points 

9. Place 13 points 

19. Place 3 points 

10. Place 12 points 

20. Place 2 points 

21. Place and below 1 point 

 

 No points are given to athletes who retire or are eliminated.