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Grand National Updates and FAQ's



Breaking News
In response to many requests, the Grand National Show Committee has decided to reduce the post entry fee for the 2020 show only.  The post entry fee will be $50 per horse until September 25th on any initial entries. Any additional horses or classes added after that date and during the show will be charged the regular post entry fee.

In addition, the decision was made to eliminate assigned box seating (in the Coliseum) for the 2020 show. This decision was made for the health and safety of our exhibitors. We look forward to 2021 and having everyone back in their usual spots.

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ'S
Where can I sit to watch a class?
In all four show arenas, we will follow social distancing guidelines. Every other row will be marked off, and people will be asked to sit six feet apart with your mask on at all times. We also ask that you stay a minimum of 6 feet apart if you are standing rail side.

In addition, the first row will be taped off and used for trainers and coaches. This will help to eliminate crowding at the gates and maintain the social distancing rules and guidelines.

We understand this will be a different experience this year, however it is in the best interest of our attendees to follow these health guidelines and mandates.

I am a Sponsor, can I come to the show to watch?
We definitely appreciate our sponsors. The show would not be possible without your support! However, the USEF COVID-19 Action Plan mandates that competition organizers must prohibit the public, spectators, and non-essential personnel, such as guests from being on the competition grounds until further notice.

You can read all of the USEF Guidelines here.

Can I just come to watch the show?
The USEF COVID-19 Action Plan mandates that competition organizers must prohibit the public, spectators, and non-essential personnel, such as guests from being on the competition grounds until further notice.

USEF strongly discourages participants from bringing additional family members who are not essential to providing care to the participant or their horse. Each participant must acknowledge and exercise personal responsibility while attending a competition to minimize risk for themselves and those around the them.

Thank you for your understanding!

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