The VADA Fall Competition in 2018 on October 11-14

have been selected by the USDF to host the 2018 Great American Insurance Group/United States Dressage Federation Region 1 Dressage Championships!

VADA Members                                   

The 2017 USDF Region 1 Omnibus is available online only!

To receive the USDF Region 1 eblast, click on the link below

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This link connects you with the USDF Region 1 Omnibus updates!!


Robyn Nunnally is the 2016 recipient

VADA Shel Gafford Memorial Award for
Excellence in Sportmanship

Previous Recipients:

2015: Barbara Wiefelstede (CC)
2014: Alison Douglas (CC)
2013: Nicky Vogel (FR)
2012: Debbie Marriott (NV)
2011: Candy Allen (NV)
2010: Sharon Ackley (FR) &
Gardy Bloemers (CH)
2009: No Nominations
2008: Robin Dannels (NV)
2007: Janice Munford (SE)
2006: Peggy Minnich (FR)
2005: Jessie Ginsburg (NV)
2004: Barbara Ellis (FR)
2003: No Nominations
2002:No Nominations
2001: Alison Head (NV)
2000: Marilyn Leonard (SE)
1999: Molly Layfield (CC)
1998: Catherine Sutton (CH)
1997: Nancy Lowey (CH)
1996: Ann Edwards (SE)
1995: Debbie Bowman (CH) &
Bettina Longaker (CH)

Starting in 2015, this Award will allow
previous recipients to be nominated and
voted on after ten (10) years
after they last were awarded it.

Important dates:
The Nominations are due on AUGUST 1, to
Bettina Longaker
(electronic submission is preferred). The Votes will be tallied
and recorded by OCTOBER 31.

Congratulations to the
2016 VADA Volunteer of the Year



Holly also recevied the USDF Region 1 Adult Contribution for 2016

2017 Awards Forms are posted


Congratulations to all the 2016 VADA Year End Award Winners

All Winners


Junior Winners


Senior Schooling Show Winners


Senior Licensed Show Winners


Other Winners


Specialty Winners




2017 Shel Gafford Award Form

Due 8/1/17


The Virginia Dressage Association

VADA offers educational opportunities in the forms of scholarships, clinics, recognized shows, and schooling shows for its members.  VADA recognizes rider achievements through Year End Awards Program.

As as member of your Chapter (Central, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, NEVADA, NOVA, ShenValley, SVDA & SWVADA) you are a member of the VADA. Through the VADA you become a Group Member of the United Dressage Federation (USDF). Click for here for more information.

Save these Dates!

July 14-16, 2017


Enter by 6/30!


August 26, 2017

5th Annual VADA Chapter Challenge

Final Prize List is now available for the Chapter Challenge show

October 12-15, 2017

35th CBLM Championships & VADA Fall Competition

Sponsorship /Vendor Opportunities for BOTH of the VADA Licensed Shows

Sponsorship/Vendor Information


Sponsorship/Vendor Application



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