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SPORTSMANSHIP

AVA Region IV Sportsmanship Pledge

  I will conduct myself in a manner that is positive to the sport of vaulting. I will act in fairness and respect to all who are involved in competition-horse and human alike. I will exemplify graciousness in winning and losing.  I will keep the welfare of the horses and the other competitors in mind at all times to promote safety, good will, and advancement of the sport. I pledge to hold my peers and myself accountable to respect, support, and honor all the participants in the sport of vaulting.

 
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SPORTSMANSHIP RECOGNITION OVERVIEW

The purpose of this award is to give recognition to those of our members who embody the sportsmanship qualities as outlined below.  This award may be given at any Region IV sponsored event and at the end of the year.  This recipient may be a vaulter, volunteer, coach, lunger, or trainer.  Additionally, the recipient must:

  • abide by the AVA Region IV Sportsman Pledge

  • demonstrate an ongoing commitment and dedication to the promotion of equestrian sport

  • serve as a positive role model for peers

  • exhibit characteristics that exemplify positive sportsmanship principles

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EVENT RECOGNITION


Sportsmanship recognition may be given at any Region IV Sponsored event to someone who has met the above criteria and the process is outlined below:

  • nominated and determined by competition management and representative of the Sportsmanship Committee

  • presented at final awards ceremony

  • recognition to consist of a Region IV branded vest or similar item

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YEAR-END RECOGNITION

Sportsmanship recognition may be given at the end of the year to someone who has met the above criteria and not received recognition at any previous event or at years-end.  The process is outlined below:

  • nominated by Region IV AVA members in good standing

  • determined by the Sportsmanship Committee

  • presented at annual meeting of the membership

  • recognition to consist of a Region IV branded jacket or other similar item

SPORTSMANSHIP 2022 WINNERS

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VAULT N TEXAS MARCH 2022 WINNER:
ALYSSA BERNAL FROM VORTEX VAULTERS

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REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP JUNE 2022 WINNER: ROXANNE LANE FROM MILE HIGH VAULTERS