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GET YOUR ENTRIES IN FOR THE 29TH ANNUAL NATIONAL BALMORAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 19th – 22nd July 2015
THE 29TH ANNUAL NATIONAL BALMORAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 19th – 22nd July 2015 IS COMING..
Balmoral Park
Maze, Lisburn

As one of the biggest outdoor show jumping events in the Ulster show jumping calendar, the 2015 National Balmoral Championships supported by Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council uniquely sees the elite of both pony and horse combinations compete side by side, in one amazing location, Balmoral Park, Lisburn.

The Annual National Balmoral Championships celebrating its 29th running has everything on offer, from the elegance and glamour of the NBC Shopping and Hospitality Village to the thrills, spills and exhilarating buzz of some of the best show jumping competition Ireland has to offer.

The show jumping classes get underway from Sunday 19th – 22nd July 2015, with one of the highlights of this week being the new-look 2015 National Balmoral Pony Championships on Sunday 19th July with a new format and super prizes on offer for even the youngest competitor.

Monday 20th July’s feature events are ‘The Riding Club Championship’ and ‘Pony Club Jumps Ahead Final’ with Tuesday’s feature events; ‘The Bluegrass Summer Tour 1.35m Ulster Region Final’, and ‘The TRM/Horseware National 1.40m Grand Prix’.

Wednesday 22nd July is National Balmoral Championship day where the shows qualified combinations will battled it out for 2015 supremacy, with the show finishing off its action packed diary of events with the ‘TRM/Horseware 1.50m Premier Series’ where the best riders in the country will compete for the €10,000 purse on offer and it is the only chance local fans will have to see their top riders compete on their doorstep this summer.

The full schedule of events for the four-day show jumping extravaganza along with the show’s entry form can be downloaded from www.sjai-ur.com
National Balmoral Entries close for all classes – including Bluegrass Summer Tour classes (and excepting Wednesday’s Championships & both TRM/Horseware classes) on Wednesday, 15th July

Get your entries in for this amazing show..
HORSE ENTRIES are being taken by Nicola Tang, Ashbank House, 76 Tobermore Road, Magherafelt, BT45 5EJ, or if paying by card – may be emailed to Nicola2711Tang@aol.com with card details.

PONY ENTRIES are being taken by Teresa McKenna, The Paddock, 9 Ranaghan Road, Draperstown, Magherafelt, BT45 7EW – may be emailed to Teresa@strideonproductions.com with card details. Closing Date for ALL Entries: Wednesday 15th July 2015

Sunday July 19th
Horse Arena 1 Starts 9am Sharp Prize (£) Entry (£)
1 Event 1 128 50cm In Kind £18
2 Event 2 128 U8 National Discovery League 60cm In Kind £18
3 Event 3 128 O8/U10 National Discovery League 70cm In Kind £18
4 Event 4 128 70cm £100 £18
5 Event 5 128 80cm National Pony League £100 £18
6 Event 6 128 U10 (over 69pts) Springboard Qualifier £200 £18
7 Event 7 128 90cm £150 £18
8 Event 8 128 1m Springboard Qualifier £400 £20

Horse Arena 2 Starts 9am Sharp
9 Event 9 138 80cm £18 £100
10 Event 10 138 90cm National Pony League £18 £100
11 Event 11 138 1m £150 £18
12 Event 12 138 1.10m Springboard Qualifier £400 £20
13 Event 13 148 90cm £100 £18
14 Event 14 148 1m National Pony League £100 £18
15 Event 15 148 1.10m £150 £18
16 Event 16 148 1.20m Springboard Qualifier £500 £20
17 Event 17 C.O.H 1.10m/1.20m Handicap £20 £300

Main Arena 1 Starts 9am Sharp
18 Event 18 Amateur Leddy League In Kind £20
10 to Qualify for NBC Amateur Championship Event 47
19 Event 19 1.10m £175 £20
20 Event 20 1.20 Young Rider £150 £20
10 to Qualify for NBC Championship Event 43

Main Arena 2 Starts 9am Sharp
21 Event 21 90cm £100 £20
22 Event 22 1m £150 £20
23 Event 23 1.20m Senior £150 £20
10 to Qualify for NBC Championship Event 45
24 Event 24 Amateur Dingos In Kind £20
10 to Qualify for NBC Amateur Championships Event 47

Monday July 20th
Main Arena 1 Starts 9am Sharp Prize (£) Entry (£)
1 Event 25 Riding Club Championships 2015 In Kind £20
2 Event 26 6/7 Year Old Handicap £300 £20
10 to Qualify for NBC Championship Event 42
3 Event 27 5 Year Old £300 £20
10 to Qualify for NBC Championships Event 41
4 Event 28 4 Year Old Championship £500 £25
5 Event 29 Pony Club Jumps Ahead Final In Kind £18

Horse Arena 1 Starts 9am
6 Event 30 1.30m £150 £20
Includes Special Young Rider Prize
7 Event 31 1.20m Senior £150 £20
10 to Qualify for NBC Championship Event 45
8 Event 32 1.20m Young Rider £150 £20
10 to Qualify for Championship Event 43
9 Event 33 1.10m £150 £20

Tuesday July 21st
Main Arena Starts 9am Sharp Prize (£) Entry (£)
1 Event 34 5 Year Old £20 £300
10 to Qualify for NBC Championship Event 41
2 Event 35 6/7 Year Old Handicap £300 £20
10 to Qualify for NBC Championship Event 42
3 Event 36 1.35m UR Bluegrass Summer Tour Final £1000 £25
4 Event 37 1.40m TRM/Horseware National GP €4000 €50
Horse Arena 1
5 Event 38 1.20m UR Bluegrass Summer Tour Final £175 £20
6 Event 39 1.10m UR Bluegrass Summer Tour Final £175 £20
7 Event 40 1m UR Bluegrass Summer Tour Final £175 £20
The Catriona Irwin Memorial Cup will be presented to the winner

Wednesday July 22nd
Main Arena Starts 9am Sharp Prize (£) Entry (£)
1 Event 41 5 Year Old NBC Championship £700 £25
Qualified from Event 27 and 34
2 Event 42 6/7 Year Old NBC Championship (Handicap) £700 £25
Qualified from Event 26 and 35
3 Event 43 1.20m Young Rider NBC Championship £400 £25
Qualified from Event 20 and 32. Winner will be presented with Laura Robinson Memorial Trophy.
4 Event 44 TRM/Horseware 1.50m Premier Series €10000 €125
The winner will be presented with the Stephen Logan Memorial Trophy.
Horse Arena 1 Starts 9am Sharp
5 Event 45 1.20m Senior NBC Championship £300 £25
Qualified from Event 23 and 31
6 Event 46 1.10m Bucas Ladies Qualifier £150 £20
7 Event 47 Amateur Championship In Kind £25
Qualified from Events 18 and 24

Course Designer/sFrank Glynn (Int), Ian Monteith (Sen Nat), David Nicholl (Nat), Sylvia Nicholl (Nat) Steve Williams (Int 2), Raphael Suarez (BSJA)

Get your entries in for this amazing show..
HORSE ENTRIES are being taken by Nicola Tang, Ashbank House, 76 Tobermore Road, Magherafelt, BT45 5EJ, or if paying by card – may be emailed to Nicola2711Tang@aol.com with card details.

PONY ENTRIES are being taken by Teresa McKenna, The Paddock, 9 Ranaghan Road, Draperstown, Magherafelt, BT45 7EW – may be emailed to Teresa@strideonproductions.com with card details. Closing Date for ALL Entries: Wednesday 15th July 2015

Website: www.sjai-ur.com

Safety OfficerLithgow Currie, Stephen McAlinden, Martin McKenna, David Nicholl