The Competition

The vibrant Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Grassroots Championships brings together winners from BE90 and BE100 regional qualifiers from around the country to contest the overall Championship.

See Regional Finals for details on qualifying events.

Rules 2014 – British Eventing BE90 Championship 2015

 1. Eligible horse/rider combinations that finish in the top 10 percent in each
normal BE90 or BE90 Open section held at BE events from 1st July 2013 to
30th June 2014 inclusive, will qualify to compete at a BE90 Regional Final.

2. During August – October 2014 BE90 Regional Finals, confined to qualified
horses, will be conducted in accordance with the rules for BE90 classes.

3. Horse and rider combinations may only compete in one of the BE90 Regional
Finals for each qualifying result attained, but, having qualified, may not compete in subsequent BE90 Regional Finals.  In this instance Entry Secretaries will be asked to do their best to fit competitors into alternative sections or to issue a refund.

4. Except with the permission of the Chief Executive, horses must be ridden by the same rider throughout the qualifying process. No substitutions will be permitted for the Championship Final.

5. A horse must start the season in which it competes at the BE90 Regional Final and qualifies for the BE90 Championship Final as a Grade 4.

6. In order to be eligible for BE90 Regional Finals and the BE90 Championship riders must not have completed an Intermediate level or above competition in the current or preceding ten calendar seasons or have ever competed at a 4* competition.

7. The top 20 per cent of eligible starters at each BE90 Regional Final will qualify for the BE90 Championship Final.  The number of horses that qualify at each BE90 Regional Final may be adjusted at the request of the Chief Executive.

8. The Winner, if eligible, of the BE90 Scottish Championship will qualify directly for the 2014 Championship Final held in 2015.

9. Both horse and rider must still be eligible to compete in BE90 classes on the date of the Championship Final.

10. The 2014 BE90 Championship Final held in 2015 will be conducted in accordance with the heights for BE90 classes at One Day Events but of a Championship technicality. (The Cross Country phase will be 2475-3150 metres in length with 20-30 jumping efforts and the show jumping phase will be run at BE90 plus level, max height 1.00m.)

Rules 2014 – British Eventing BE100 Championship 2015

 1. Eligible horse/rider combinations that finish in the top 20 percent in each normal BE100 or BE100 open section held at BE events from 1st July 2013 to 30th June 2014 inclusive, will qualify to compete at a BE100 Regional Final.

2. During August – October 2014 BE100 Regional Finals, confined to qualified horses, will be conducted in accordance with the rules for BE100 classes.

3. Horse and rider combinations may only compete in one of any of the BE100 Regional Finals for each qualifying result attained, but, having qualified, may not compete in subsequent BE100 Regional Finals. in this instance Entry Secretaries will be asked to do their best to fit competitors into alternative sections or to issue a refund.

4. Except with the permission of the Chief Executive, horses must be ridden by the same rider throughout the qualifying process. No substitutions will be permitted for the Championship Final.

5. A horse must start the season in which it competes at the BE100 Regional Final and qualifies for the BE100 Championship Final as a grade 4.

6. In order to be eligible for BE100 Regional Finals and the BE100 Championship, riders must not have completed an Intermediate level competition or above in the current or preceding ten calendar seasons or have ever competed at a 4* competition.

7. the top 20 per cent of eligible starters at each BE100 Regional Final will for the BE100 Championship Final.  The number of horses that qualify at each BE100 Regional Final may be adjusted at the request of the Chief Executive.

8. The Winner, if eligible, of the BE100 Scottish Championship will qualify directly for the 2014 Championship Final.

9. Horses placed in the top 10 percent in a BE100 3DE or BE100 open 3DE held between 1st March 2014 and 31st October 2014, and grade 4 at the start of that competition, will qualify directly for the BE100 Championship Final.

10. Both horse and rider must still be eligible to compete in BE100 classes at the time of the Championship Final with the exception that horses may have won up to 7 points on the ballot date of the Championship.

11. The 2014 BE100 Championship Final held in 2015 will be conducted in accordance with the heights for BE100 Plus classes at One Day Events but of a Championship technicality. (the Cross-Country phase will be 2475-3150 metres in length with 20-30 jumping efforts.)