Vaulting Resolutions & Decisions

Welcome to the Vaulting 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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19 January 2021
Board Resolution
Calendar Task Forces
 

Based on the Resolution of the Board of 24 March 2020, the Board confirmed that the Calendar Task Forces would remain in place in 2021 until further decision from the Board.

15 December 2020
Emergency Board Resolution *
Covid-19 Calendar measures 2021: Deadlines for late date applications and Date Clash Rules
 

The Board approved additional updates to the Resolution on deadlines for late date applications and Date Clash Rules initially approved on 10 September, including increased “leniency” on some deadlines until further notice. The relevant table can be found here. This table includes the deadlines by which the Calendar late date application/modification forms, draft schedules and Covid-19 risk assessment and mitigation plans must be received for Events to be considered for inclusion in the Calendar.

No NFs signified disapproval by the deadline of 17 January 2021. This FEI Board Resolution is therefore final.

18 November 2020
Emergency Board Resolution*
FEI Championships Senior and Junior 2021: Qualification procedure and certificates of capability
 

The FEI Board agreed to waive the qualification requirements for the 2021 Senior and Junior Championships.

No NFs signified disapproval by the deadline of 19 December 2020. This FEI Board Resolution is therefore final.

18 November 2020
Emergency Board Resolution*
Temporary Rules Amendments (Extension to Emergency Board Resolution of 10 September 2020)
 

The Board approved, until further notice, the continuation of derogations from the Vaulting Rules:

  • Article 701.7: Organisers should not be obliged to organise Squad competitions. The FEI recommends not to host Squad competitions at any level and in any category.
  • Article 703.2.2: Regarding the qualification procedure and given the very low number of CVIs in the FEI Calendar in 2020, this year should not count and an extension of 12 months (36 months instead of 24 months) will be given to confirm a qualification score. This amendment will be revised in 2021 for 2022.

No NFs signified disapproval by the deadline of 19 December 2020. This FEI Board Resolution is therefore final.

18 November 2020
Emergency Board Resolution*
FEI Officials: Article 723.1.4 (Extension to Emergency Board Resolution of 10 September 2020)
 

The FEI Board mandated FEI Headquarters to decide, until further notice and on a case-by-case basis, only as long as an Organiser is affected by the Covid-19 situation, to waive the obligation of Article 723.1.1 of the Vaulting Rules according to which all CVI2* events and above must have at least three (3) to four (4) FEI Judges and Foreign Judges.

No NFs signified disapproval by the deadline of 19 December 2020. This FEI Board Resolution is therefore final.

20 October 2020
Board Resolution
Organisers' Covid-19 Fees
 

The Board agreed not to allow any additional Covid-19 Fees to be included by the Organisers in the Draft Schedules.

10 September 2020
Emergency Board Resolution*

Temporary Rules Amendments

 

The Board approved the following temporary Vaulting Rules amendments until 31 December 2020:

  • Article 701.7: Organisers should not be obliged to organise Squad competitions. Indeed, the FEI recommends not to host Squad competitions at any level and in any category.
  • Article 703.2.2: Regarding the qualification procedure and given the very low number of CVIs in the FEI Calendar in 2020, this year should not count and an extension of 12 months (36 months instead of 24 months) will be given to confirm a qualification score. This amendment will be revised in 2021 for 2022.

No NFs signified disapproval by the deadline of 11 October 2020. The FEI Board Resolution is therefore final. 

12 August 2020
Emergency Board Resolution*

FEI Vaulting World Championships

The FEI Board, having received confirmation from the European Equestrian Federation’s Board, agreed to transform the FEI Vaulting European Championship 2021 in Budapest (HUN) from 23-29 August into a World Championship, subject to finalising terms, conditions and requirements to organise an FEI World Championship with the Organiser.

No NFs signified disapproval by the deadline of 14 September 2020. The FEI Board Resolution is therefore final.

20 July 2020
Executive Board Resolution

FEI World Cup™ hosting fee

 

The Executive Board agreed that the FEI Headquarters could waive the hosting fee for FEI World Cup™ Qualifiers on a case by case basis and based on a valid reason from the Organiser.

23-25 June 2020
Board Resolution

FEI Vaulting World Championships for Seniors 2020, Flyinge (SWE)
FEI Vaulting European Championship for Juniors 2020, Flyinge (SWE)

 

The Board made a unanimous decision not to reallocate the 2020 FEI Vaulting World Championships for Seniors or the FEI European Championships for Juniors 2020 originally scheduled to be held in Flyinge (SWE). The Board expressed its gratitude to Saumur (FRA) for offering to host this Event later in the year, but travel restrictions, a lack of opportunities to compete and the impossibility social distancing for pas-de-deux and squad competitions were instrumental in the FEI Board decision.

28 May 2020 Events in the FEI Calendar until 31 December 2020 - Deadlines
 
27 April 2020
Emergency Board Resolution*
Vaulting Calendar: Deadline by which NFs/OCs should provide their Dates of Postponed Events
 

The Board approved the following Resolution under Art. 20.3 of the FEI Statutes (Emergency Situation).

Until 31 December 2020:

  • Applications and/or modifications for Higher Level Events dates must reach the FEI Secretary General at least four weeks prior to the Event

No NFs signified disapproval by the deadline of 28 May 2020. The FEI Board Resolution is therefore final.

27 April 2020
Emergency Board Resolution*
Vaulting Calendar: Date Clash Rules
 

The Board approved the following Resolution under Art. 20.3 of the FEI Statutes (Emergency Situation).

Until 31 December 2020:

  • Up to CVI3*: No Date Clash Rules will apply
  • CVIO4*: Date clashes to be dealt with on a case-by-case basis

No NFs signified disapproval by the deadline of 28 May 2020. The FEI Board Resolution is therefore final.

15 April 2020
Board Resolution
Continental Championship for Youth 2020
 

The Board agreed that:

  • The decision to maintain a Championship or not should be taken at the latest 10 weeks before the Championship.
  • If the Championships is postponed at a later date in 2020, it should not take place outside the school holidays.
01 April 2020
Board Resolution
Ranking Mitigation Policies
 

The Covid-19 outbreak has led to the cancellation or postponement of numerous international events in various regions of the world as of March 2020 and it is still uncertain when the sport will resume at a normal pace. To mitigate the impact this will have on the Longines Rankings and FEI Rankings, until the situation is stabilised the Board has approved two Mitigation Policies: the Longines Rankings and the FEI Rankings.

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