2018 International Opportunities
Tetrathlon is in USA. PCA will send a team of 4 males and 4 females with C certificate and
capable of jumping 90cm, aged between 16 and 21 years at 1.1.2018. Contact your state
office to find out about selection protocols for nominations from your state. PCA will select a nationally representative team based on merit and performance against the PCA
National Tetrathlon rules. There will be both a coach and a manager for the Tetrathlon team.
Show Jumping in France
It is very exciting this year to send our first team to France for showjumping competition.
The team will be 4 Riders with B certificate and aged 17-19 years at 1.1.2018 and 1 coach/manager. PCA will select a nationally representative team based on merit and gender balance.
Australia has been invited to send a Polocrosse team to compete in the UK. PCA is urgently seeking interest from across Australia. The team can be up to 8 riders – 4 aged
15 years or under at 1.1.2018 and 4 aged 16 – 21 years at 1.1.2018. The team would travel with both a coach and a manager.
Applications for coach and manager roles are invited from across Australia.
China 3rd - 10th July 2018.
Australia seeks to send a team of 8 riders aged 14 - 19 years, plus a coach and manager. In addition to sightseeing, the riders will compete at Yangshan Equestrian centre of Wuxi city, Jiangsu province on July 7th and 8th. The competition will consist of 2 classes of showjumping, 60cm and 90cm plus several rounds of gymkhana games.
• have their C certificate and ideally be working towards their C* or K certificate
• have participated in state level competition
• be interested in gymkhana activities, games and showjumping
The coach and manager should have showjumping expertise as course designer and/or judge. Applications for coach and manager roles are invited from across Australia. The application form is on the PCA website.
The Coach and Manager roles are awarded to Pony Club members with the requisite experience, personal attributes and skills. PCA is committed to selection based on merit,
and to succession planning in these national leadership roles. A person cannot fulfil an international team role more than 3 times. The coach or manager cannot be related to a team member.
If you are interested in any of the above rider, coach or manager positions please complete the attached nomination form and return along with a copy of your play by the rules certificate and working with children check(for coaches and managers only) to Kyra Jackson email@example.com by 20th January 2018.
Representing Pony Club Australia 2018.docx
Form- Tet Nomination-2018.doc
Form- France Nomination-2018.doc
Form- Polocrosse UK Nomination-2018.doc
Form- China Nomination-2018.doc
Form- TeamCoachManager Application 2018.doc
International Mounted Games is in the UK. PCA will send a team of 5 riders aged under
16 years at 1.1.2018 and a coach and a team manager.
States nominating a rider for the 2018 team are - WA, Victoria, NSW, NT, SA. Unfortunately Tasmania has a bye this year so won’t be sending a representative.