The ATAA Conference is quickly approaching, so please take a moment to send in your award nominations!
The deadline for nominations is September 1, 2013
The Award Committee
[email protected] or [email protected]
The awards outlined below are for ATAA members only. *Exception: see Junior Achievement*
The President or Vice-President may be asked to step in for a tie-breaker (or another committee member not personally involved in that particular award if it involves president or vice-president)
All awards will be chosen based on nominations from registry members (a paragraph or two explaining why the individual person and/or horse should be chosen for that award).
Plaques will be given out to the discipline award recipients (A maximum of 3 recipients per discipline)
An individualized award will be given out to achievement award recipients (1 recipient per category)
Junior Achievement Award: A youth (<18) who participates in promoting the breed and/or the registry. The youth must be a member OR horse owner must be a member AND horse must be registered.
Publicity Achievement Award: Any registered horse or member who brings the breed and/or registry into the public eye (example: magazine article, newspaper, television, etc).
Volunteer Achievement Award: A member that donates their time by helping out in any way to promote the breed and/or the registry.
Golden Achievement Award: A member >60 years old that has actively promoted, volunteered, or somehow contributed to furthering the breed or registry.
Leadership Achievement Award: A member in the registry that shows great skills in leadership, ambition, promotion, and teamwork amongst fellow members.
Long-Distance Discipline Award: A member that actively competes in AERC or CTR rides on a registered horse.
Dressage Discipline Award: A member that actively competes in schooling shows and/or USDF recognized shows on a registered horse.
Eventing Discipline Award: A member that actively competes in schooling shows and/or USEA recognized events on a registered horse.
Jumping Discipline Award: A member that actively competes in schooling shows and/or USEF recognized shows on a registered horse.
Open Show (Discipline) Award: A member that actively competes in open shows (any discipline) on a registered horse.