Resolutions & Decisions for Tokyo 2020

Welcome to the Tokyo 2020 page which provides details of all Resolutions & Decisions taken during the Covid-19 affected period. As you can see, the information is catalogued chronologically with the most recent Resolution/Decision at the top.

*Indicates an Emergency Board Decision as per Article 20.3 of the FEI Statutes, whereby in an Emergency Situation - a serious situation or occurrence that happens unexpectedly and clearly requires immediate action - the Board may, by a two-thirds (2/3) majority of votes cast, pass Resolutions which are normally the prerogatives of the General Assembly. National Federations are informed of all Emergency Resolutions and those eligible to vote have up to 30 days of the date of the notice to declare their disapproval by contacting the FEI Director Governance & Institutional Affairs. The deadlines are clearly marked within each resolution.

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23-25 June 2020
Board Resolution
FEI Regulations for Equestrian Events Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games
 

The Board approved the revised FEI Regulations for Equestrian Events Tokyo (JPN) 2020 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. These are now available here, in both clean and mark-up versions: 

05 May 2020
Board Resolution
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games: Qualification System
 

Further to confirmation from the International Paralympic Committee, the Board approved the modifications to the Qualification System for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

27 April 2020
Board Resolution
Dressage Calendar: Prioritising CDIOs
 

The Board approved prioritising all CDIOs in view of preparation of teams for the Tokyo Olympic Games. Until 31 December 2020:

  • All CDIOs will be prioritised when date clashes are being considered, regardless of whether they are standalone Events or part of a Series, to allow for team preparation in the build-up to the Olympic Games in 2021.
  • Review of date clashes will be done on a case-by-case basis once applications and/or modifications are received from National Federations.
27 April 2020
Board Resolution
Eventing Calendar: CCI4* MER opportunities
 

The Board approved the following Resolution in relation to CCIO/Nations Cup 2020:

  • The 2020 Calendar will be left open to encourage all possible CCI4* Minimum Eligibility Requirement (MER) opportunities. Impacted National Federations/Organisers will be consulted by the FEI.
15 April 2020
Board Resolution
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games: Qualification System
 

Based on Article 20.1 vii of the FEI Statutes, the Board agreed with the modifications of the Tokyo 2020 Qualification Systems for the three Olympic Disciplines.

The key changes are set out below:

  • MER and Confirmation Result Deadline set for 21 June 2021.
  • Inclusion of new concept of “Confirmation Result”  for the 3 disciplines for those Athlete/Horse combinations that had achieved a MER during the period 1 January 2019 – 31 December 2019).
  • 2021 MER Events to be published in December 2020. MERs can be achieved at all 2020 Events at the relevant level to take account of the impact of Covid-19 on the FEI Calendar.
  • Horses Ownership/Nationality: In addition, the Board agreed to, similar to the principle that applied in 2020, set the deadline for Horses to be registered with the FEI as property of owners of the same nationality by 15 January 2021.

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