Welcome to the 37th Colonel Bengt Ljungquist Memorial Championships

The Championships for the USDF Region 1 GMO Members!

The 2019 Championships are hosted by the
Virginia Dressage Association (VADA) at the
Virginia Horse Center
Lexington VA
October 10 – 13, 2019

Qualifying Season: September 12, 2018 – September 9, 2019



Secretary: Bettina Longaker | E-Mail: entries@scriptsrides.com

Manager: Dianne Boyd  E-Mail: greyhorse11@gmail.com

Volunteer Coordinator: Penny Hawes E-Mail: penny@thehorsewriter.com

Volunteer Coordinator:

Penny Hawes
E-Mail: penny@thehorsewriter.com

GAIGs Volunteer Job Descriptions 2018

Scribe​ – Writes judges comments on scoresheet – Must have scribed for at least one
Recognized show previously
Runner​ – Carries scoresheet from scribe to scorers’ room, brings items requested by
judges or scribes to judges box
Ring Steward​ – Oversees assigned ring, perform equipment checks and stay in
communication with warm-up steward and announcers.
Warm-up Steward​ – Assists Steward in keeping track of competitors, supervises the
warm-up ring
Gate @ A​ – Opens and closes Gate @ A for each performer in Championship classes
Volunteer Room​ – Assists in check-in of volunteers, answers questions, helps keep
volunteer table and supplies organized
Awards – ​Assists in pinning horses for Awards Ceremonies
Extra​ – Be able to replace/spell other volunteers, take water, etc to other volunteers,
run errands as necessary

VADA is pleased to offer a number of sponsorship opportunities at all levels. Please look at the sponsor package to see what opportunities would suit your needs. For additional information, contact:

2018 Sponsorship Application (Updated 8/2/18) (.pdf)

2018 Sponsorship Levels (Updated 8/2/18) (.pdf)

Sponsorship and Advertising
Nancy Doody

Nancy Lowey


Special Thanks to our 2018 Sponsors