NSEA SJ Champs Qualifier and Hickstead Elite Qualifier (Entries Closed)

Show Date
Thu, Apr 15, 2021
Starting Times:

Start Times will be available on the NSEA / Bicton Arena Website on Tuesday 13th April after 3pm



Class 1
Mini Show Jumping (0.70m - 0.75m)    
Entry Fee:
(Team & Individual Qualifier) Riders to be aged 14 (or under) on 1st January 2021
Class 2
Novice Show Jumping (0.80m - 0.85m)    
Entry Fee:
(Team & Individual Qualifier)
Class 3
Intermediate Show Jumping (0.90m - 0.95m)    
Entry Fee:
(Team & Individual Qualifier)
Class 4
Open Show Jumping (1.00m - 1.05m)    
Entry Fee:
(Team & Individual Qualifier) INC ELITE TEAM QUALIFIER
Class 5
Open Show Jumping (1.10m)    
Entry Fee:
A: 1.10m HORSES (Individual Qualifier)
B: 1.10m PONIES (Individual Qualifier)

Show Secretary: Bicton Arena
East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 7BL
Tel: 01395 441162, Mobile: 07827290471, Website: www.bicton-arena.co.uk

Bicton Arena, East Budleigh , Budleigh Salterton , Devon EX97BL
Map Link: EX97BL

Show Information

NSEA General & Competition Rules 2021 (see NSEA website)
Ambulance in attendance

Payment Details & Event Fees

Please enter online www.bicton-arena.co.uk
All TEAM MANAGERS must then declare teams NO LATER than 11am on Monday 12th April
Please email gemma.cooke@clintondevon.com to declare your teams
Entry Fee: £19.00 (this includes First Aid)


Special Classes

1m Team Qualifier & 1.10 Individual Qualifier
The top 2 teams in class 4 & the top 2 horses & ponies in class 5 will qualify for Hickstead 2021


1st & 2nd TEAMS & 1st-4th INDIVIDUALS will Qualify Addington Manor – October 2021

3rd – 8th TEAMS & 5th – 8th INDIVIDUALS will Qualify for the NSEA Championship Plate 2021 Keysoe 2021


 Any withdrawals after Friday 9th April will not be refunded, withdrawals before this date will be refunded in full.

Terms & Conditions

Team Managers- Coronavirus Protocols
For the most up to date information, please see the NSEA website news page

Please ask parents of every rider to undergo the following brief health check prior to leaving home in order to help us to minimise the spread of Coronavirus. Help us to protect the sport we love.

1. Make sure that all competitors and their families are not breaching lockdown quarantine measures. If anyone within the household of a rider who is competing shows any symptoms of coronavirus, please stay home.

2 The attending parent needs to undertake a brief health check on the morning of the competition.
- Take the temperature of everyone planning to attend the competition
- Has anyone suffered from a persistent cough, loss of taste or smell or have a fever / temperature?
- If anyone has a temperature over 37.8, the household should seek advice and must not attend the competition.

3 Make sure that you have allocated an adult in charge of your squad social distancing, who familiarises themselves with one way systems & protocols at the venue. They will need to keep reminding everyone as it is easy to forget both on and off the horse. It is important that we keep everyone in small groups or ‘bubbles’ and KEEP YOUR DISTANCE, so please follow show centre instructions.

4 Don’t forget your hand sanitiser (use it on arrival at the venue)  & PPE.  Venues are providing hand sanitiser, but if there are shortages, they could run out. Teams need to be prepared, if this happens. There will also be hot water, soap & hand towels available in bathrooms.

5 If anyone becomes unwell at the event, isolate them & the party they travelled with away from the rest of the riders and seek medical help. Paramedics are in attendance at NSEA events.

6 Limit numbers of personnel. No spectators at events. One parent per competitor where possible.

7 Please do not stay longer than necessary at the competition. ARRIVE, COMPETE, LEAVE, in order to minimise numbers on site at any time. All results will be available online.

8 Social Media. Some parts of the press have questioned the relevance of equestrian sport during this time of coronavirus. Be careful what your squad- parents and riders, post on social media in order to help us to protect our sport.


ARRIVE, COMPETE, LEAVE, in order to minimise numbers on site at any time. Keep your distance and help us to protect the sport we love.


 No responsibility can be taken by the organisers for any accident or damage to competitors, attendants, animals, spectators, or their property, or vehicles of any description. By entering this competition, the exhibitor of any horse or pony accepts that Bicton Arena, the organiser or any of the officers of the show will not be held responsible or accountable for anything that may happen from any cause or circumstance whatsoever to any persons, exhibitors or their servants or to any animal or article or property brought into the show ground.

·        As a condition of entry, competitors are required to adhere to government restrictions and follow all guidance outlined by British Show jumping https://www.britishshowjumping.co.uk/news/-member-information-of-british-showjumping-phased-return-of-activity 

·        On arrival at Bicton all competitors must leave a minimum 5m space between lorries/trailers and must not leave horses tied up outside unattended.

·        Social distancing (2 metres) must be adhered to by all.

·        All competitors take part at their own risk and are always expected to exercise due care and obey all notices placed for their control.

·        No additional spectators or additional children will be admitted. No cars.

·        If you are showing any symptoms of Covid-19 YOU MUST NOT come to Bicton Arena.

·        We will provide hand sanitizer in gateways and ask everyone to make use of these before and after touching gate latches and equipment, only touch what is necessary.

·        Strictly no pedestrians are allowed in the arenas, there will be an allocated BA team member in the warmup to adjust the fences.

·        Stabling may not be available upon request.

·        Onsite catering will be available (take away only)

·        Strictly pre-entry only, rosettes to be collected by the team manager.

·        Drawn orders will go live on Tuesday 13th April at 3pm

·        Any withdrawals after Friday 9th April will not be refunded, withdrawals before this will be refunded in full.

·        The judge’s decision is final

·        Hats to current British Safety Standard must be worn when mounted. Back protectors are advised. BS dress code

·        Dogs must always be kept on a lead.

·        The organiser reserves the right to alter the schedule, refuse entry and to cancel a class.

·        No lungeing anywhere on the showground

·        Please pick up your muck before leaving.

·        No horse/pony under 4 years of age may compete.

·        All SJ heights are approximate.

   Practice fences must be jumped in the correct way as flagged and must only be adjusted by the BA team member in the Arena. 

Your Responsibility
All persons attending the event must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents and must obey instructions given by the Organiser or by officials and stewards on its behalf. All competitors and those associated with their school are the responsibility of the Team Manager whilst at the competition

Child Protection & Safeguarding
If you have any concerns, please contact the NSEA on tel 07552 836032 / competition@nsea.co.uk to be put in contact with our designated Child Protection Officer. If you have immediate concerns, you can contact Childline tel 0800 1111 or NSPCC tel 0808 800 5000

TV & Photography
Please note that professional photographers will be present at the Qualifiers and there may also be TV cameras at the Championships. Please indicate on the entry form if you do not wish to appear in press coverage/ TV or photos taken by official photographers.


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