ANNUAL AWARDS GALA
SATURDAY DECEMBER 15
THE GRAND OAKS RESORT
3000 MARION COUNTY ROAD, WEIRSDALE FL
CARRIAGES RIDES BEGIN AT 5PM
TICKET SALES ARE NOW CLOSED WITH OVER 400 IN ATTENDANCE
PLEASE SEE THE LINK ABOVE FOR A LIST OF THOSE WHO WILL BE ATTENDING AND CONFIRM YOUR RESERVATIONS WERE RECEIVED.
This year we return to the The Grand Oaks to enjoy the elegance of a “Night at the Museum” with carriage rides, cash bar at 5pm and dancing into the night following the awards. This particular year we’ll enjoy use of the huge American Gallery which will allow better viewing of the awards for our riders and families, and closer proximity to the Bistro – which will close to the public for our event’s sole use of their lovely bar area and the Bistro’s tables will be taken away so we can all dance with DJ Joe Hand right after the awards!!!
BE SURE AND RETURN THE BANQUET FORM BY DECEMBER 11 !! For everyone submitting a form, Jeanne has put together a spreadsheet with the attendees and placed it on the website above so you can check for receipt.
Please don’t wait til the last minute…. any reservations received after December 11 will be charged a $25 late fee.
CURRENT STANDINGS: POINTS WILL BE FINAL DECEMBER 9, BUT UNTIL THEN Be sure and check back frequently as they are being updated as revisions are made….
Jumper Points:2018 FINAL : 2018 FINAL Divisional Jumper PointsDec11
Hunter/Equitation Points: 2018: 2018 FINAL Divisional Grand Oaks Hunter EquitationPointsDec11
Novice and XRail/18″ Jumper Points: 2018 FINAL Divisional Grand Oaks Novice PointsDec11
Silver Sands/New Smyrna Beach Points to date: The Champion and Reserve winners that will be awarded at the banquet are noted in Blue and Red on the spreadsheet :
2019 DATES ARE LISTED BELOW:
SCHEDULED 2019 GRAND OAKS/HSITP/HUNT COUNTRY SHOWS:
Jan 26-27; March 2-3; April 6-7; May 3-5 “Derby Days” ; June 1-2; June 22-23 “Battle of the Barns”; August 3-4; October 5 -6; October 25-27 Halloween Spooktacular; November 15-17 Championship; Awards Gala December 14 at The Grand Oaks Museum
SCHEDULED 2019 SILVER SANDS/HSITP “SIMPLY SCHOOLING” SHOWS: Jan 12-13; Mar 16-17; April 20-21; July 13-14; Sept 21-22; Nov 9-10; Awards Gala December 14 at The Grand Oaks Museum.
Local hotels within 4 miles, and very nice, reasonable. Also – don’t forget Airbnb – lots of good deals there in The Villages, some with a pool, all reasonably priced. There’s a page in the class schedule that lists the hotels.
Local fun – try Eaton’s Beach only 2 miles away on Lake Weir, and Lake Sumter Landing – an amazing collection of shops, eateries and nightly entertainment, all designed by the same fellow that built Disney’s Celebration. Fun to go watch the amazing golf carts go by and eat ice cream, dance on the town square, great movie theatre, Johnny Rockets – oodles of places to eat. All within 6 miles of Grand Oaks.
HOTEL LISTING: HOTEL LISTING GRAND OAKS 2018
NEW “SIMPLY SCHOOLING SHOW DATES” AT THE SILVER SANDS COVERED ARENA
IN NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL
2018 Silver Sands HSITP Class Schedule, Entry form and Class – note, the current class count is now posted at horseshowtime.com …. 2018 Class Schedule and specs: (we will have the 2019 schedule up soon) SilverSandsSimplySchooling2018Dec5
TRAINERS!! be sure and bring the signed entry form (print them off and have everyone sign at the barn) with you so you can pick up the rider #’s.
THE ON LINE ENTRY FORM may be BROKEN if it does not appear on the website, (it’s been going up and down off the site like a bouncing ball) so if it’s there you can use it or you can send email with entry info to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include rider/horse name and class numbers, and if stabling is required. Be sure and include a phone number for contact purposes.
UPDATED SILVER SANDS EXHIBITOR POINTS: SilverSandsDec11
Join HSITP at a nice covered arena with 100 stalls for a fun, low key one arena schooling show. This is an HSITP show, with HSITP jumps, courses and staff, separate from the Grand Oaks series. This show is sponsored by Horstmeyer Farm and Garden in Sanford Florida, our partners in providing our exhibitors the best quality hay, feed, tack, pet products and riding apparal in Central Florida. The Show is located in New Smyrna Beach just off I-95 and convenient to good quality hotels in Port Orange. 26 RV hookups. Perfect for the greenies, novice riders and those wanting some additional mileage getting ready for larger shows. Financially reasonable, casual, no ring conflicts and the schooling series is separate from our shows at Grand Oaks and will have it’s own awards for Grand and Reserve Circuit Series Champions. 100 stalls available with both one day and weekend (Fri-Sunday) pricing. Hunters, Novice, Equitation and Jumpers to be offered.