FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Rules, Results & Standings 2021

Rules, Results & Standings

The overall Eventing Nations Cup™ Classification rules will be adapted for 2021 as follows (FEI Board resolution-COVID-19 18 November 2020).

The final classification will be calculated as per below:

  • If eight (8) Events take place, the best seven (7) results Events will count towards the final classification (as per regular rules as one leg does not take place in Europe);
  • If seven (7) Events take place, the best six (6) results Events will count towards the final classification (as per regular rules as one leg does not take place in Europe);
  • If six (6) Events take place, the best five (5) results Events will count towards the final classification (as per regular rules as one leg does not take place in Europe);
  • If less than five (5) Events take place, all results to count (if all take place in Europe);
  • If less than three (3) Events take place: the team results for the CCIOs organised will be included to count for the following year’s FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ 2022 classification.

FEI Eventing Nations Cup Series™ - 2021 Classification after one Event is published here.

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Point System

The final classification of the Series will be made by accumulation of the points obtained in each FEI Nations Cup Eventing Competition according to the points scale below.

Placing 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Points 100 90 80 70 60 55 50 45 40 35 30 25 20 20 20

In case of a tie in the final classification, the tie will be decided in favor of the nation that has participated in a greater number of Events.

If the tie remains, for competitions that count according to the paragraph above, the individual final scores (total penalty points) of the best three (3) team members will be added.

1000 penalty points would be awarded to any Athlete not having completed the Competition.

The tie will be decided in favor of the Team with the lower of such totals.

Participation / Entries / Draws of Nations Starting Order

Team: The Teams will be composed of 3 or 4 Athletes from the same Nation. The 3 best results of each Team will be taken into account for the Team classification.

Individuals: There is no limit to the number of FEI Nations Cup Eventing Events that Athletes / Horses can compete in.

FEI Rules for Eventing relating to Team competitions (CIO) will apply, they can be consulted here.

Individual Ranking Points: Athletes will be allocated Individual points for the FEI World Eventing Athlete Rankings for each Event (CCIO4*) of the Series as per the current Ranking Rules.

Minimum participation: A minimum of three teams must be entered and compete at each Event of the Series in order to validate the Event as a Nations Cup.

In accordance to FEI regulations, procedure and time shall be published in the FEI Schedule of the Event.

Prize-Money / Expenses / Entry Fees

In 2021 OCs of Nations Cup Eventing will not be required to offer a minimum prizemoney amount to teams for the 2021 Eventing Nations Cup season.

A prize-ceremony for the Nations Cup™ competition must be held at each event.
A specifically dedicated prize giving ceremony will take place at the final Nations Cup™ Event.

FEI Rosettes and trophy will be awarded to the winning team.

Prize Giving Ceremony

Prize giving ceremony protocol: Short Format competitions (dismounted) Long Format competitions (mounted)

(application subject to Covid-19 National authorities measures)