All 2020 ADS Licensed Officials Clinics have been canceled.
**CANCELED** & Combined Driving ADS Officials Clinic at the Pine Tree CT & CDE
Date: October 16-18, 2020
Location: Southern Pines, NC
Clinicians: Rochelle Temple, Sara Schmidt, TBA
**CANCELED** 2020 ADS Pleasure Driving Officials Clinic
Venue: Villa Louis Carriage Classic www.carriageclassic.com
Location: Prairie du Chien, WI
Dates: Sep 11-13, 2020
Clinicians: Karen Homer-Brown, Steve Holm, Jessica Axelsson, Mickie Bowen
Airports: Lacrosse, WI and Dubuque, IA one hour drive. Madison, WI, Cedar Rapids, IA, and Rochester, MN 2 hour drive. Milwaukee, WI 2.5 hour drive. Minneapolis, MN 3 hour drive.
Hotels: Country Inn & Suites 608-326-5700, Microtel Inn & Suites, America Inn, Super 8, and many more. The Country Inn & Suites is holding a block of rooms under the group name ADS. Please call to make your reservations. Special rate is $99/night Weds-Thus, Sun. $139.99 Fri & Sat.
Meals: No meals included with clinic registration. Many great restaurants in this beautiful Mississippi River town.
** CANCELED ** 2020 Combined Driving ADS Officials Clinic
Clinician: Larry Brinker, from Langley, BC, Canada. Larry holds ADS CDJR and CDTDr licenses, and is licensed by Equine Canada with licenses as follows: Judge’s S license in Combined Driving, Level 3 in Eventing, ‘S’ up through third level in Dressage (ridden), and ‘r’ licenses in jumper judging and course design. In addition he is a Level 2 competition coach. Larry also drives and competes with a tandem of ponies.
Venue: The CDE at Inavale (Contact for the event is Melodie Schones, 541-961-3982)
Dates: July 17-19
Location: Philomath (Corvallis), Washington
Event site is approx. 20 minutes from Corvallis
Airports: Portland, Oregon (Approx. 2 hours from the site)
Eugene, Oregon (Approx. 50 minutes from the site)
(Note: Traffic during peak hours around Portland and Eugene can be heavy. Allow extra travel time during these hours.)
There is a shuttle from the Portland airport to the Marriott in Corvalis, but no public transportation between Corvallis and the event site.
Lodging: In Corvalis – Courtyard by Marriott, Hilton Garden Inn, Comfort Suites, Holiday Inn Express
Meals: There is lunch available on site, there is a social function Friday evening and the competitor dinner Saturday evening for which tickets may be purchased. Details are in the Omnibus for the event. Corvallis is a college town and there are numerous good restaurants available.
This is an established event (10+ years) held at an event center outside Philomath, OR. Entries usually total between 55 and 65, with Training, Preliminary, Intermediate and Intermediate II, and draws from most western states and British Columbia and Alberta in Canada. There are usually singles, pairs and tandems/multiples entered, and a number of VSEs competing at all levels. The terrain is flat to hilly in hay fields and forest with good track through the woods. The obstacles are solid, varied in type, and there are two water obstacles. Weather in July is usually pleasant, but can be hot, and rain is not unexpected.