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Non-Member Entry Form

This form is for non-members. If you are a member, please use the Members-Only Entry Form to get discounted members-only pricing. 

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Competitor Information

Competitors under the age of 5 as of Jan 1, 2024 are not permitted to compete in TECS without receiving a Special Needs Exemption that outlines a safety & accommodation plan that ensures the safety & wellbeing of the competitor. 

Amateur status is only for competitors who have NOT received compensation for training equines, competing equines, or coaching other equestrians.

Equine Information

Competitors with Zebra/Zebra Hybrid equines must submit an Ethical Wildlife Trade Statement Form in order to compete. Please contact TECS to receive this form. Your entry will not be judged until this form is submitted.

Age restrictions have been put into place to protect equines from training that can be harmful to young & developing equines. TECS encourages competitors to be mindful when training young horses and ensure participation is for the equine’s benefit. View specific age-related class restrictions

Entry Information

Note: Please select  one division lower than the vertical height if over half of the course is cross-rails ("X" jumps). Read more about measuring jump height

Entry Sumission Type
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New This Year ~ Optional Ribbon Opt-Out 

Choose to opt-out of receiving a physical ribbon and get $5 off your entry fee. You will NOT receive a physical ribbon nor a physical copy of your rubric. You will still receive a virtual copy of your scored rubric and a virtual badge.

Please Select Entry Type (With or Without Ribbon)

You will receive a physical ribbon and a physical copy of your rubric. You will also receive a virtual copy of your scored rubric and a virtual badge.

You will not receive a physical ribbon nor a physical copy of your rubric. You will still receive a virtual copy of your scored rubric and a virtual badge.

Ethical Methods Statement

Equestrian Training Methods & Ethics Statement:

TECS competition is intended for competitors who utilize “clicker training.” TECS defines "Clicker Training" as:

 

A blanket term for training that utilizes principles from the Humane Hierarchy and LIMA. Training should be centered on positive reinforcement and the use of appetitive stimulus. Training should avoid or eliminate the use of aversive stimulus, fear, punishment, and force.

By submitting this entry, you are agreeing that your entry consists of behaviors achieved through clicker training, as defined by TECS.

I have read & agree to the Equestrian Training Methods & Ethics Statement above

This is where entry confirmation and results will be sent.

I have read & agree to the TECS Rules & Regulations

Thank you for your entry!

You should receive a confirmation email soon.

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