Rockwood, Ontario — The inaugural Angelstone International Show Jumping Tournament, featuring the $50,000 Grand Prix of Rockwood, will be held September 27 through October 2 at Angelstone Farms in Rockwood, ON.
Taking a unique approach to the sport of show jumping, the Angelstone International is offering no entry fee for the $50,000 Grand Prix of Rockwood on Saturday, October 1. Competitors will qualify for the Grand Prix by competing in the $10,000 Grand Prix Qualifier, Presented by The Hudson Bay Company, on Friday, September, 30. The results of the qualifier will determine the order of go for the Grand Prix. Combining top sport and entertainment, the $50,000 Grand Prix of Rockwood begins at 5 p.m. and will be followed by a sponsor dinner and live entertainment in the heated VIP tent.
Other featured events include the $10,000 Young Horse Championship, Presented by Seegmiller Construction, and the $1,500 Pony Derby. The $10,000 Canadian Hunter Derby Eastern Final will also feature no entry fee. All three events take place on Sunday, October 2.
Junior and Amateur competitors will also have a chance to compete for $7,500 in prize money offered across the 1.10m, 1.20m and 1.30m divisions. These divisions will be run under the World Cup format as a three-phase competition.
Internationally renowned course designer Pierre Jolicoeur will set the tracks in the grass grand prix field while Rob Carey will handle course design duties in the grass hunter field, presided over by judge Ken Smith.
Entries will be limited to approximately 20 horses per class to allow participants to enjoy a set schedule for their class. Competitors will qualify based on their OHJA ranking, so long as entries are submitted by the deadline. Entries close Saturday, August 27. There will be no penalty for substitutions if made the week before the tournament begins. The full prize list is available online at www.angelstone.co.
Angelstone Farms is located in Rockwood, ON, just outside of the City of Guelph. The Delta Guelph Hotel is conveniently located just 15 minutes away. Constant improvements to the tournament grounds make Angelstone Farms a state of the art show jumping facility, featuring world-class footing in the newly built Grand Prix and Grand Hunter fields.
For more information about the Angelstone International Show Jumping Tournaments, please visit www.angelstone.co. All questions regarding the Angelstone International Show Jumping Tournament should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo: The Angelstone International Show Jumping Tournament will take place September 27 to October 2 at Angelstone Farms in Rockwood, ON.