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FEI Update   (09/12/2019)

 

OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020

 

NOCs/NFs Certificate of Capability – REMINDER!


Important information for the NOCs/NFs having obtained a team place for the Tokyo2020 Olympic Games in the three (3) disciplines during the period of the WEG 2018 to 31 December 2019:
 
All team places will need to be confirmed by an NOC Certificate of Capability.

For details please refer to the FEI Regulations at Equestrian Events effective for Tokyo2020 and IOC Olympic Qualification Systems on 
Inside.FEI.org : 

  1. Deadline for NOCs/NF to confirm Team qualification to participate in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games: 31 December 2019
     
  2. Definition of a NOC Certificate of Capability: at least three (3) athlete/horse combinations from the NOC/NF need to have obtained the Olympic minimum eligibility requirements during the period FEI World Equestrian Games 2018 – 31 December 2019. NOC confirmation to be provided to the FEI by 31 December 2019.

    Results to be taken into account: Minimum Eligibility Requirements (MERs) obtained at and after WEG 2018 until 31 December 2019, according to the MER criteria published for each discipline.

    NB:
    a)    The three (3) athlete/horse combinations that obtain this NOC Certificate of Capability do not need to be the same as the combinations that will represent the NOC/NF at the Olympic Games.

    b)    The three(3) Athlete/Horse combinations must be three different Athletes with three(3) different Horses. This requirement has been included to ensure that, in principle, the NOCs/NFs have a team at the required level to compete at the Olympic Games.

Unused (or unconfirmed) team quota places (excluding Host Country places): If an NOC has declined a team quota place by 3 February 2020 or an NOC has not confirmed the NOC Certificate of Capability by 31 December 2019, then the place(s) will be reallocated according to the procedure for each discipline and the NOC will be allocated one (1) individual quota place from within the respective FEI Olympic Group in the Individual Qualification.

Athlete Eligibility: All Horses/Athletes who take part in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Eventing Competitions must achieve the respective minimum eligibility requirements (MER) as a combination set for the respective by obtaining “FEI qualifying results” in the listed Competitions which take place from 1 January 2019 until (and including) 1 June 2020 that being the date five (5) weeks before the Tokyo 2020 Sports Entries deadline (the “MER Deadline”).
 

Horse Ownership / Nationality – REMINDER!


Further to Article 139 of the 
FEI General Regulations and Articles 606 and 620 of the FEI Regulations for Equestrian Events at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

  • The nationality of the Owner of a Horse competing at Tokyo 2020 must be the same as the nationality of the Athlete riding the Horse.
     
  • Only Horses owned by Owner(s) having the same nationality of the Athlete (i.e. not leased horses) can participate at Tokyo 2020.
     
  • The Owner of the Horse and its nationality must be entered in the FEI Database by 15 January 2020.
     
  • If the nationality of the Horse is changed between 15 January 2020 and Tokyo 2020 the Horse will not be eligible to compete at Tokyo 2020 (The owners can change provided the nationality is maintained).
     
  • As per the FEI General Regulations, “Owner” means a person or entity having a property interest in whole or in part of one or more horses.
     
  • The horse may be owned by individual(s) and/or company(ies) and/or by a partnership of individual(s) and/or company(ies).
     
  • If the Horse is owned by a company, the nationality of the Horse is that of the country where the company is registered. The name of the company and its nationality must be entered in the FEI Database by 15 January 2020 as mentioned above.
     
  • When a Horse is owned by a company it is not mandatory to enter the name of an individual (with legal ownership in the company) in the FEI Database prior to 15 January 2020.
     
  • The NF of a Horse belonging to a partnership or syndicate of owners must inform the FEI by 10 April 2020, i.e. the date of the Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (OCOG) and International Olympic Committee (IOC) accreditation date for NOCs, of the name of one (1) owner to ensure that they are entered in the Olympic Accreditation System.

 

 

 

BID PROCESS STILL OPEN

 

The Bid Processes for the following Championships and FEI Named-Events are still open and can be initiated by any interested party.

Please apply via the FEI online bidding platform: 
https://bidding.fei.org. Should you have any questions please contact bidding@fei.org.
 

For 2019


CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • FEI Jumping Children's Classics Final*

* This event was originally allocated to Hong Kong and was scheduled to be held in January 2020. Hong Kong had to withdraw due to the current situation there. The FEI Board decided to re-open the bidding for the 2019 Final to be held in the 2020 calendar year.
 

For 2020


CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • FEI Jumping Children's Classics Final
  • FEI Jumping World Challenge Final
  • FEI Jumping Asian Championship for Juniors

 

For 2021


CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • FEI Jumping Children's Classics Final
  • FEI Jumping South American Championship for Young Riders, Juniors, Pre-Juniors & Children
  • FEI Jumping World Challenge Final
  • FEI Jumping Asian Championship
  • FEI Jumping Asian Championship for Juniors
  • FEI Dressage European Championship for Young Riders
  • FEI Dressage European Championship for Juniors
  • FEI Dressage European Championship for Children
  • FEI Dressage Asian Championship
  • FEI Eventing Asian Championship
  • FEI Driving World Championship for Young Horses
  • FEI Reining European Championship
  • FEI Reining World Championship for Young Riders & Juniors

FEI NAMED-EVENTS

  • FEI Vaulting World Cup™ Final

 

For 2022


CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • FEI Jumping European Championship for Veterans
  • FEI Jumping Children's Classics Final
  • FEI Jumping South American Championship for Young Riders, Juniors, Pre-Juniors & Children
  • FEI Jumping World Challenge Final
  • FEI Jumping Asian Championship for Juniors
  • FEI Dressage European Championship U25
  • FEI Dressage European Championship for Young Riders
  • FEI Dressage European Championship for Juniors
  • FEI Dressage European Championship for Children
  • FEI Driving World Championship for Young Horses
  • FEI Reining European Championship for Young Riders & Juniors
  • FEI Para Driving World Championship for Singles

 

For 2023


CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • FEI Jumping European Championship*
  • FEI Dressage European Championship*
  • FEI Eventing European Championship*
  • FEI Driving European Championship Four in Hand*
  • FEI Reining European Championship*
  • FEI Vaulting European Championship*