Qualifying for the Science Supplements Cup

To qualify for the Science Supplements Cup, combinations first have to gain a place in a Science Supplements Regional Final by finishing in the top percentage of a normal BE90, BE90 Open, BE100 or BE100 Open class before then competing in a Science Supplements Regional Final.

Below is the qualification process for the 2021 Science Supplements Cup – full eligibility criteria is available in the 2020 BE Handbook HERE.

Eligibility

View the eligibility criteria in the BE Rules and Members’ Handbook HERE.

Qualification for 2021 Championship

Please check the full details in the BE Rules and Members’ Handbook HERE.

BE90 Qualification:

  • Eligible horse/rider combinations that finish in the top 10 per cent in each normal BE90  or BE90 Open section held at BE events from 1st July 2019 and 30th June 2020 inclusive, will qualify to compete at a BE90 Regional Final.
  • During August through to October 2020, BE90 Regional Finals, confined to qualified horses, will be conducted in accordance with the rules for BE90 classes.
  • Horse and rider combinations may compete in one of the BE90 Regional Finals for each qualifying result attained – once qualified, combinations may not compete in subsequent BE90 Regional Finals.
  • The top 20% in the following BE90 Regional Finals, subject to the rules, will qualify for the 2021 BE90 Championship.

BE100 Qualification:

  • Eligible horse/rider combinations that finish in the top 20 percent in each normal BE100 or BE100 Open sections held at BE events from 1st July 2019 to 30th June 2020 inclusive, will qualify to compete at a BE100 Regional Final.
  • During August through to October 2020, BE100 Regional Finals, confined to qualified horses, will be conducted in accordance with the rules for BE100 classes.
  • Horse and rider combinations may compete in one of any of the BE100 Regional Finals for each qualifying result attained – once qualified, combinations may not compete in subsequent BE100 Regional Finals.
  • The top 20% in the following BE100 Regional Finals, subject to the rules, will qualify for the 2021 BE100 Championship.

Other ways to qualify:

  • Combinations placed in the top 20% of the BE90 and BE100 Scottish Championship, if eligible, will qualify directly for the Championships.
  • Eligible combinations placed in the top 10 per cent in a BE100 three day event or BE100 Open three day event held between 1st March  and 31st October will qualify directly for the BE100 Championship in the following year.
  • The top 10% of eligible riders at the Great Witchingham International (2) BE100 two day event will gain direct qualification to the BE100 Championship.

Please check the full details in the BE Rules and Members’ Handbook HERE.

Science Supplement Cup Regional Finals for the 2021 Championship*

Date Event Regional Final Entries Open
1-2 August 2020 Glamis Castle, Angus BE90 20 June
8-9 August 2020 Skipton (2), North Yorkshire BE90 11 July
22-23 August 2020 Solihull (2), West Midlands BE100 11 July
22-23 August 2020 Borde Hill (2), West Sussex BE90 25 July
29-30 August 2020 Llanymynech (2), Shropshire BE100 4 July
4-6 September 2020 Richmond (2), North Yorkshire BE100 25 July
5-6 September 2020 Sapey, Herefordshire BE90 25 July
5-6 September 2020 Goring Heath (2) BE100 25 July
11-12 September 2020 West Wilts (3), Wiltshire BE100 1 August
12-13 September 2020 Burnham Market (2), Norfolk BE100 1 August
12-13 September 2020 Frenchfield (2), Cumbria BE90 1 August
18-19 September 2020 Monmouth, Monmouthshire BE100 8 August
20 September 2020 Wee Burgie, Moray BE100 8 August
19-21 September 2020 Pontispool (3), Somerset BE90 8 August
26-27 September 2020 Bricky, Dorset BE100 15 August
26-27 September 2020 South of England (2), Sussex BE100 15 August
3-4 October 2020 Bishop Burton (2), East Yorkshire BE100 22 August
3-5 October 2020 Little Downham (3), Cambridgeshire BE90 22 August
10-11 October 2020 Weston Park (2), Shropshire BE90 29 August
10-11 October 2020 Tweseldown (4), Hampshire BE90 31 August
16-18 October 2020 Norton Disney (2), Lincolnshire BE90 5 September
17-18 October 2020 Bovington (2), Dorset BE90 5 September
24-25 October 2020 Oasby (2), Lincolnshire BE100 12 September

Subject to change, please visit the Fixtures and Results page for full details