Las Vegas, Nevada – The Las Vegas National is pleased to have been chosen as one of eight events in the prestigious Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ North American League. Held annually in November, The Las Vegas National will proudly host qualifying events for the next three World Cup™ seasons, beginning with 2020. Looking forward to continuing a partnership with Longines, The Las Vegas National has been one of the FEI North American League stops since its inception in 2015.
With Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Las Vegas as one of only three stops on the western side of the continent, the tour begins in October in Sacramento, CA, then continues on to Washington, D.C., Lexington, KY, Toronto, ONT, Las Vegas, NV, Fort Worth, TX, Guadalajara, MEX, and concludes in February in Wellington, FL.
“We are thrilled to be a part of this world-class tour that plays a role in qualifying riders for the sought-after title of FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final champion,” VP of Marketing Melissa Brandes states. “With the unique atmosphere and amenities at the South Point in Las Vegas, we’ve had the honor of welcoming riders from all over the world. Coupled with Longines, we will be proud to continue that tradition.”
A Blenheim EquiSports event, The Las Vegas National Horse Show features an international FEI competition as well as National and Regional Championships at the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center, a part of the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa, truly a location like no other. Tickets for this year’s event on Saturday, November 16th, are on sale here.
The FEI Jumping World Cup™ is an annual competition showcasing the world’s best show jumping horses and riders. The series consists of 16 leagues across the globe, including the North American League which is comprised of athletes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Athletes from the North American League qualify alongside winners of the 15 other leagues including the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Western Europe League and the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ China League from this global series which has been in existence since 1978.