2017 Overall ChampionshiPS
SKI JORING AMERICA Point Series
SKI JORING AMERICA compiles points for all US ski joring races regardless of its membership affiliation. Upon joining SKI JORING AMERICA, Competitor Members will begin accumulating points for the Skijoring America Point Series Award. Points will accumulate throughout the year to determine the Northern and Southern Champion in Open and Sport Divisions.
- Competitors placing 1st through 5th will receive daily points as follows: 1st = 5 points; 2nd = 4 points; 3rd = 3 points; 4th = 2 points; 5th = 1 points.
- The team with the best overall “Overall Combined Time” will receive an additional .5 points.
- Skijoring America member races will be awarded 1.5 times list points for non-member races.
- In the event of a tie, both teams will receive the same points for the place. For example, if there is a tie for 2nd all six competitors (Horse, Rider and Skier) will be awarded 4 points each if non-member race and 6 points each if member race.
- Points will NOT begin accumulating until a competitor becomes a member in good standing.
- SKI JORING AMERICA Point Series Awards will be given to the top Open and Sports Divisions in both the North and South Regions
The SKI JORING AMERICA Series Point winners will receive the following awards.
- Human Competitors will receive embroidered Championship Jackets and Championship Belt Buckles.
- Equine Competitors will receive embroidered Championship Blankets.
- Should Prize Money be available, it will be equally split between the Top Overall Open Skier and Rider.
Day Wins per Event
Fastest Skier & Horse/Rider Times
1st - 5 points
2nd - 4 points
3rd - 3 points
4th - 2 points
5th - 1 point
Overall FASTEST SKIER & HORSE/RIDER TIMES
(According to venue rules) - 1/2 point
No points for anything lower than 5th
Top Skier & Rider/Horse will win the annual Skijor America's Cup
Belt Buckels - Skier & Rider
Jackets - Skier & Rider
Blanket - Horse
*In this case of cash prizes they will split*
45% Skier, 45% Rider, 10% Horse Owner