ADS CDE Calculated Intermediate Championships
This program is intended to recognize, encourage and inspire drivers in American Driving Society Combined Driving Events in the Intermediate Division. The program is designed to enable these drivers to measure themselves against others at the same level of proficiency, acknowledging that it is not practical for them to meet to compete head-to-head because of the size of our country.
Scores from any ADS-approved CDE occurring after this year’s annual meeting can be used (see explanation below); the cut-off date for scores that count for the first Championship is the last Friday in August.
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There will be a Champion and Reserve Champion for Intermediate classes as set forth herein:
- Single Horse, Single Pony, Single VSE
- Pair Horse, Pair Pony, Pair VSE
- Four-in-Hand Horse, Four-in-Hand Pony, Four-in-Hand VSE
- Tandem Horse, Tandem Pony, Tandem VSE
Should a tie in scores occur, placings will be decided by:
- Dressage scores
- Obstacle / Cones
If all those are equal, a coin toss will determine placings.
- Driver and class determine a competitor’s placing.
- Awards are to be given at the ADS Annual Meeting.
- Competitor must be an ADS member in good standing all during the time between the competitions and the awards.
- Competitor must be qualified to compete at this level, as set forth in the ADS rulebook, Article 916.16
- The lowest two total-penalty scores will be used for each competitor. Marathon scores will be adjusted for qualifying events with fewer than seven obstacles; that is, the competitor’s time in the obstacles will be normalized to equate to seven obstacles using that competitor’s average obstacle time.
- Scores used are from the competition year from Annual Meeting to Annual Meeting. Cut-off date for scores will be the last day of August.
- Eligible scores are from any ADS-recognized Intermediate CDE (but not HDTs or ADTs). Competitor must complete (as noted in Article 916) the full CDE.
- It is not required that each qualifying driver use the same turnout throughout the season.
- All ADS-recognized CDEs are eligible and should therefore give recognition to the awards.
- It is intended that space be devoted in the Omnibus to promote this program.
- Scores shall be deemed unofficial until the end of the competition year, at which time scores will be separately verified.
Champion: Dwayne Pash
Reserve: Karen Milojevich
Champion: Nifty Hamilton
Reserve: Brooke Tadlock
Champion: Boots Wright
Reserve: Mary Phelps
Reserve: Paul Grippa
Champion: Stan Packard
Champion: Craig Grange
Reserve: Paul Maye
Champion: Doris Leacy from Arizona
Reserve: Cheryl Rivers from Vermont
Champion: Nifty Hamilton from Florida
Reserve: Barb Chapman from Michigan
Champion: Boots Wright from Florida
Reserve: Carina Crawford from California
Champion: Jacques Lemieux from Quebec
Reserve: Max Montoya from Kentucky
Champion: Stan Packard from California
Champion: Craig Grange from Florida
(Other classes did not have qualifying contestants.)
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Champion: Karen Lenberg, Yakima, WA (298.38)
Champion: Doris Leacy, Oro Valley, AZ (223.21)
Reserve Champion: Rebecca Gutierrez, Windsor, SC (239.20)
Champion: Boots Wright, Ocala, FL (223.74)
Reserve Champion: Kari Harmon, Hamilton, OH (286.68)
Champion: Stan Packard, Wilton, CA (390.37)
Champion: John Levy, Grass Valley, CA (227.46)
Reserve Champion :Barbara Chapman, Metamora, MI (233.56)
Champion: Jacques Lemieux, St Gervais, QC (252.91)
Reserve Champion: Max Montoya, Hebron, KY (266.81)
Single Pony Champion: Suzy Stafford, Delaware, 219.87
Reserve: Bettina Scherer, Florida, 230.96
Single Horse Champion: Scott Adcox,Florida, 210.78
Reserve: Barb Chapman, Michigan, 228.02
Pair Pony Champion: Boots Wright, Florida, 219.40
Reserve: Linda Yutzy, Texas, 302.37
Pair Horse Champion: Zenon Gal, Illinois, 262.93
Reserve: Jacques Lemieux, Quebec, 279.91
Four-in-Hand Pony Champion: Frank Luetz, California, 426.97
Single VSE Champion: Karen Lenberg,Washington, 330.68
Single Pony Champion: Dwayne Pash, New Jersey, 211.61
Reserve: Tracey Morgan, Maryland, 218.21
Single Horse Champion: Lowell Nelson, Washington, 196.61
Reserve: Kim Stover, Delaware, 232.85
Pair Pony Champion: Boots Wright, Florida, 222.22
Reserve: Megan Benge, South Carolina, 290.95
Pair Horse Champion: Wiebe Dragstra, North Carolina, 245.67
Reserve: Pat Hastings, Vermont, 286.48
Four-in-Hand Pony Champion: Frank Luetz, California, 323.24
Reserve: Katie Whaley, Kentucky, 333.39
Single VSE Champion: Lori Hanes, Washington, 259.15
Reserve: Mandy Hood, Washington, 265.58
Single Pony Champion: Paul Maye, Virginia, 206.49
Reserve:Janelle Marshall, South Carolina, 212.22
Single Horse Champion: Lowell Nelson, Washington, 200.88
Reserve: Jill Warren-Pond, California, 227.14
Pair Pony Champion: Boots Wright, Florida, 233.54
Reserve: Sherri Dolan, New Jersey, 255.72
Pair Horse Champion: Fritz Grupe, California, 243.65
Reserve: Pat Hastings, Vermont, 245.21
Four-in-Hand Pony Champion: Heather Schneider, Florida, 380.90
Single VSE Champion: Merridy Hance, Washington, 300.66
Reserve: Mandy Hood, Washington, 309.75
Pair VSE Champion: Wanda Lusk, Washington, 283.03
Single Pony Champion: Terri Jones, Washington, 197.70
Reserve: Debbie Schuster, Ohio, 200.46
Single Horse Champion: Megan Sibiga, Oregon, 186.01
Reserve: Nifty Hamilton, Florida, 209.41
Pair Pony Champion: Linda Yutzy, Texas, 235.74
Reserve: Donna Yanik, Oregon, 246.57
Pair Horse Champion: Pat Hastings, Vermont, 253.03
Reserve: Rae Fischer Ontario, 255.06
Four-in-Hand Pony Champion: Eleanor Gallagher, North Carolina, 321.17
Reserve: Heather Schneider, Florida, 365.71
Four-in-Hand Horse Champion: Gerard Paagman, Alberta, 511.72
Single VSE Champion: Merridy Hance, Washington, 230.02
Pair VSE Champion: Wanda Lusk, Washington, 283.99