Aitkens-Saddlery-1024x338 cropped

Sporting & Showjumping Championships

3rd & 4th September

Runcorn pony Club

Gymkhana - Saturday 3rd September

Age Groups

Age Groups

 - Girls & Boys Combined -
8 years & under
9 years
10 years
11 years
12 years
13 years
14 years
15 years
16 years
17-20 years
21-25 years
Senior/ over 25 years


1. Keyhole
2. Double Barrels
3. Bending Race
4. Flag Race
5. Diamond Flag
6. Clover Leaf
7. Bounce Pony
8. Sporting Figure of 8
9. Drum & Peg
10. Wagon Wheel


POINTS 7, 5, 4, 3, 2, & 1 ribbons to 6th place

TROPHY to the club with the highest points

TROPHIES to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd for each age group

CHAMPIONSHIP RUG to fastest Diamond Flag race.

CHAMPIONSHIP RUG to fastest Bending race.

CHAMPIONSHIP RUG to Champion Novelty Horse.

CHAMPIONSHIP RUG to Sport person.

Aitkens-Saddlery-1024x338 cropped

Ready to Have an Amazing Day?

Event Details

Where - Runcorn Pony Club,

Saturday the 3rd September, 2016.

Start Time - 8:30am

Nomination Fee - $30 for day (includes First Aid Fee)

Nominations will close online 26th August, 2016

Sporting Conditions

  1. Flag races to be run in heats
  2. Double Barrel placing will be based on time.
  3. All novelty events will be timed.
  4. Nominations will be via Zone 1 Nomination Process-

 - See General Terms and Conditions for the Weekend Below............


Showjumping - Sunday 4th September

Aitkens-Saddlery-1024x338 cropped

Time to Event Start

  • Derby Day

    Start time is 8:00 am and will commence with Showjumping Equitation, followed by the Showjumping course and finally the Derby itself.

  • Gear Check

    Gear Check commences at 7:45.  All riders in the Class should ensure that they present themselves for Gear Check at this time.

  • Walk the Course

    The Derby Course will be open for walking on the Saturday following the Setup.  It will alos be open from 7:30 to 9:00 on the morning of the competition


ClassAge GroupHeight
117 & under 2680 - 90 cms
213 & under 1780 - 90 cms
312 and under80 - 90 cms
417 & under 2660 - 70 cms
513 & under 1760 - 70 mcs
6 12 & under60 - 70 cms
717 & under 2630 - 50 cms
813 & under 1730 - 50 cms
912 & under30 - 50 cms
10SeniorsChoose Height

Updates and Changes

  • Please check this section regularly - It is here that we will put all the latest news and updates for the Event.

Setup Roster

on Saturday


We will require 2 helpers from each Zone One Club to assist with the setup on the Saturday preceding the event.  More Details to You will be able to register you intention to help from here.

The Draw


The Draw for the Derby Treble will be available from here.  We hope to release it by Thursday 4th August

Helpers Roster

on the day


As well as helping setup on the Friday, Clubs are required to provide one helper for each 3 nominations - or part thereof.  In the week leading up to the Treble, you will be asked to come here and register your helpers for the Day.


the Results of the event will be published online here.

Please click to download

Terms & Conditions

  • Nominations

    • Cost: $35 (including $5 Levy for Paramedics)
    • Close of Nominations: Friday 30th July, 2016
    • All Nominations via this web site.

  • Two Horse Rule

    • Riders may enter 2 horses in the same or different heights
    • Each horse will be placed in its class and is eligible for overall awards

  • Back Protectors

    • It is COMPULSORY that Back Protectors be worn in the Derby Phase of the Competition

  • Backnumber Holders

    • Riders will be issued with Paper Backnumbers.  Backnumber holders will be available for purchase from the Scoring Van on the day.

  • Set up day Before

    • Under Zone 1 By-Laws, all Zone 1 Clubs that are competing are required too send 2 able workers to assist on the Setup on the day preceding the event.  This is in addition to providing helpers on the day.  Please go to the Rosters Section to register your availability to assist with the Setup

  • Help on the day

    In addition to Helping Setup on the Saturday, ALL clubs are required to provide one helper for each three riders (or part there of) to assist with duties on the day of the competition.

    Clubs that do not comply with this will have their riders competing HC and unable to be placed.


    Please go to the Roster Section to register your your availability to assist on the day.

  • Biosecurity

    In the Event of Horse Movement Restrictions, each participant will be responsible for the care, maintenance and cost of their horse/s, including and not limited to feeding, watering and vet costs for the time of the restrictions.



    The Organisers reserve the right to:-
    1. Cancel any class or event
    2. Divide or combine any class if less than  3 competitors.
    3. Alter the advertised times
    4. Refuse any entry with or without stating the reason
  • Changes and Updates

    Enter description text here.

  • Rules of Competition

    This is a competition over three phases. In order to be eligible for the overall class prizes,

    Riders must participate in each of the three phases. Points (1-10) will be awarded for each phase and accumulated to achieve an overall class champion.

    Each phase of the competition will be judged in accordance with PCAQ rules, however the organizing committee has in some instances adapted those rules to facilitate the safe operation of the overall event.

  • Phase 1 - Jumping Equiation

    Riders will enter the ring, salute the Equitation Judge and proceed as per a normal Jumping Equitation round. Judging will be per the PCAQ rules for Equitation. Points 1-10 will be awarded for Equitation, based on rider rankings at the conclusion of the class.

  • Phase 2 - ShowJumping

    Riders will salute the show jumping judge and immediately proceed with their show jumping round . This will be a single round competition, judged under Table A (FEI Art. 238) against the clock. Riders will be placed according to their penalties and time. There will not be a jump off round and riders will be ranked after the single round and points 1-10 will be awarded

  • Phase 3 - Derby

    Derby: Judging will be per the PCAQ rules for show jumping under Table A and with particular reference to section 77 (page 84). A Derby is a special competition taking place over a combination of show jumping and cross country fences.

    Riders will complete a single derby round and there will not be a jump off round.

    Time penalties will be awarded at 1 penalty per 4 secs over the optimum time for the course, and riders will be allowed a 20 sec grace period before penalties are imposed for being under the optimum time for the course at the same rate. Competitors will be permitted to wear a watch.

  • Course Penalties

    1st disobedience 4 penalties, 2nd 8 penalties, 3rd elimination. Obstacle knocked while jumping 4 penalties, disobedience & knocking down obstacle 4 penalties + 4 secs. At the conclusion of the round, riders will be ranked and points 1-10 awarded.

  • Class Scoring & Placings

    At the conclusion of three rounds, riders in each class are ranked based on points accumulated.

    In the event of a tie, count back will be decided on the results from the derby, show jumping and equitation in that order.

  • Prizes

    Overall Winners:

    • Classes 1-3 Rugs;
    • Classes 4 - 6 Saddle Mats;
    • Classes 7 -10 Trophies.
    Medallions for 2nd & 3rd place in all classes. Ribbons to 6th place.

How many Horses May I enter?

  • Riders may enter 2 horses in the same or different heights
  • Each horse will be placed in its class and is eligible for overall awards

Is Camping Available?

Yes, Camping is available.

Please Contact Sarah Craddock from Waterford Pony Club  on 0427 812 918 to make arrangements if you wish to camp.

Are Canteen Facilities Available

Yes, Our hosts, the Waterford Pony club, have a full canteen in operation for the entire day.

Do I have to be a member of Zone 1 to compete in this amazing event?

No.  - It is open to ALL Zones

This year Metropolitan Zone 1 has opened up all of our events so as to give the opportunity to participate in them.  So long as you are a member of a Pony club, you are very welcome, and we know you will have a great time.

How do I get a copy of the Draw

The draw will be  published on this website on the Thursday preceding the event


Waterford Pony Club

108-128 Weaber Rd,
Buccan QLD 4207

John Martin

0434 397 497

Margie Davidson

0411 418 349