Schedule and Information, Grand Oaks Combined Driving Event 2021
Sunday, January 24, 2021
Please note - this is not the official page for competitors and event. All information is subject to change.
ScheduleGrands Oaks CDE
The Bistro HoursMonday – Wednesday: 9:00am – 8:00pm
Thursday – Saturday: 7:30am – 8:00pm
Sunday: 7:30am – 3:00pm
Pony Espresso Coffee Shop Hours
Thursday – Sunday: 7:30am – 3:00pm
Wednesday, Jan 27
Drivers’ Unofficial Meeting Held outside the Show Office (No food or drinks provided) 6:00pm
Thursday, Jan 28
Official Welcome & Drivers’ Briefing Held outside the Show Office (No food or drinks provided) 6:00pm
Friday, Jan 29 Obstacle Crawl Meet at Racetrack Tent (Pizza and drinks/cash bar available) 5:30pm
Saturday, Jan 30Competitors’ Party
(Heavy hor d’oeuvres and drinks/cash bar)
All competitor entries include ONE (1) ticket to the party.
Additional tickets must be purchased at $25/person East Museum 6:00pm
Who has to participate?
All ADV/FEI Competitors & USEF Preliminary Championship Competitors.
There will be no In-Stall Inspection due to COVID Restrictions.
PONY MEASUREMENTSOnly ADV/FEI ponies must have USEF measurements. I
f you are concerned about needing a measurement, please see T.D. T.D. Ellen Ettenger: 352.615.6460
SHOW OFFICE HOURSWednesday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday – 7:00am – 4:00pm
Friday – 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – 8:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday – 8:00 – 5:00pm
GOLF CARS & RV/CAMPING REQUESTS
Requests need to be in BEFORE Tuesday, Jan 26.
COVID Per USEF rules
- both Driver and Grooms/Navigators on the carriage must wear a mask.
- Masks must be worn in the show office and/or when within 6 feet of other people.
- Anyone exhibiting COVID19 symptoms must stay home.
COMMUNICATIONPlease see board outside of show office for all OFFICIAL communication. You may also request to join our Facebook group or search for Grand Oaks Driving Competitors under groups. Once you request access to the group and are admitted, go to the Grand Oaks CDE event.
- President of the Jury: Esther “Boots” Wright
Members of the Jury:
- Rochelle Temple,
- Kail Palmer Miller
- Ellen Ettenger
- Barry Hunter
- Assistant Course Designer: Bruce Ettenger
- John Porter
- Tracy Laufer
FEI Official Vet
- Dr. Rich Forfa FEI Treating
- Vet: Dr. Crystal Riczu
Event Manager & Secretary:
- Kacy Tipton-Fashik Assistant
- Secretary: Sam K.
- Farrier: Mike Blankenship, 352.267.9140
- Volunteer Coordinators: Jenn Rivera & Susan Guinan