DQ AWARDS AND TROPHIES INFORMATION AND APPLICATIONS

To find out if you are eligible for an award or a trophy, click onto the criteria below.  Finalists for each section will be invited to attend the DQ Awards Christmas Evening to collect their finalist certificate and find out who the winner and runner up will be.

Either email or send all Application and Statutory Declarations to: [email protected]

For more information about the Dressage Qld Awards and thier criteria, CLICK HERE.

Please note - Only scores from "Competitive" Competitions will be considered when determining awards. "Participant" scores will not be considered.

The nominated awards listed in the table below require you to complete and submit a Statutory Declaration/Application. All other awards detailed in the selection criteria are determined by Dressage Qld as per the individual award criteria.

NOMINATED AWARD:

NOMINATION FORM/STATUTORY DECLARATION

APH True Seville Groom of the Year

This award recognises the contribution that grooms make to the sport of dressage in Qld.

Nomination Form 

Clare Mathews Memorial Judge of the Year

There are many reasons why people become judges; some of us become judges as a way of giving back to the sport, some love the sport and for whatever reasons can’t ride anymore, some just want to be involved in the sport without the cost of running a dressage horse.

Criteria 

 

Nomination Form

DQOSC Senior Judge of the Year

There are many reasons why people become judges; some of us become judges as a way of giving back to the sport, some love the sport and for whatever reasons can’t ride anymore, some just want to be involved in the sport without the cost of running a dressage horse.

 Criteria

 

Nomination Form

DQOSC Writer of the Year

As a mark of appreciation for the effort and skills of voluntary writers at dressage competitions.

 

Criteria

 

Nomination Form

Club of the Year Award

This award identifies the club who has been the most innovative during the year to improve facilities or encourage dressage within their club.

Nomination Form 

Crisp Emerging FEI Rider

This award is designed to recognise a Qld rider competing at FEI level for the first time in the award year.

Statutory Declaration 

Faulkaneer Memorial Award

This award is designed to recognise the best performed Qld bred FEI Horse or Pony.

Statutory Declaration 

Festival of Dressage Volunteer of the Year Award

This award recognises and rewards the services of a volunteer who has made a significant contribution to the sport of dressage over the past 12 months.

Nomination Form 

Judy Mackay Award

This award recognises a Qld person who has trained, ridden and competed their own horse from the lower levels through to FEI, whilst making a significant contribution to the sport as a volunteer.

Criteria

Nomination Form 

Owner of the Year

This award recognises the owner and the important contribution they make to equestrian sport and our riders.

Nomination Form

Pat Dale Memorial Trophy

This award is designed to recognise a Qld rider competing at official elementary for the first time in the award year.

Statutory Declaration 

Sommerlyne Lisa Newcomer Pony of the Year

This award is for ponies commencing their first year of official competition.

Statutory Declaration 

Spin Memorial Newcomer Horse of the Year

This award is for horses commencing their first year of official competition.

Statutory Declaration 

The Diarmin Park Newcomer Young Rider of the Year

This award is to encourage young riders to compete in official dressage competitions.

Statutory Declaration 

The Lung Family Newcomer Rider of the Year

This award is to encourage senior riders to compete in official dressage competitions.

Statutory Declaration 

Vince Corvi Tribute Award

This award celebrates the significant contribution of an individual to the sport of dressage over a number of years.

Nomination Form

 

Dressage Qld Rider Medals

As part of our mission to increase value to members, Dressage QLD introduces this program to recognise achievement in dressage, providing goals and rewarding riders at every level of competition.
The Rider Medals are awarded based on attaining the required scores at the necessary levels. A rider may achieve multiple badges, at multiple levels.
These Medals are stylish badges in bronze, silver, gold titanium and platinum. They can be displayed on the lapel of riding coats and tails for competition. A certificate is also available on request.
Award accumulation is from January 1st to October 31st in the award year.The cut off percentage scores for each medal level will be reviewed at the end of each competition year.
Click here to read about the different Rider Medals available and download the Rider Medals Report application form.

 Masters Challenge Award (Certificate and Badge)

For riders who attain 62%, 3 times at any level, after their 55th birthday. These scores must be obtained between January 1st to October 31st in an award year.

  • All rides must be completed and reported to DQ by 31 October of the award year.
  • Certificates are issued upon verification by DQ, and presented at the DQ Awards Night.

Click here for a Masters Challenge Award application form.

The following awards aren't self nominating.  They do however form part of Dressage Qld Awards and Trophy Criteria, and, we thought you might like to read about the wonderful people who inspired them.

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