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2019 ADS Annual Members Meeting, Awards Gala and Driving Weekend

The Grand Oaks Resort, Weirsdale, FL
December 5 - December 8, 2019

Join us the evening of Saturday, December 7 for the ADS Dinner and Awards Gala. Are you receiving an ADS Driven Dressage Medal or Hours to Drive Pin in 2019?  We're awarding them during the gala. REGISTRATION CLOSED.

ADS members are encouraged to attend the weekend with or without horses. Bringing your horse? We have a big weekend of driving planned, starting with a Driving Tour of Grand Oaks, a CT and Derby, and a Safari Drive.
Put us on your calendar and come celebrate our 45th anniversary!


2019 ADS Annual Meeting, Awards Gala and Driving Weekend
December 5-8, 2019

The Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale, FL
Tentative Schedule

Thursday Dec 5:
4pm Grand Oaks Property Tour (with your carriage) & Champagne Welcome Party

Friday Dec 6:
8am Combined Test
1pm-2pm Speaker: Janeane Reagan on Managing Tension and Stress When you Ride or Drive

2pm-3pm Licensed Officials Roundtable

3pm-4pm Organizers Roundtable 

4:30-5:50pm Officials Pony Measurement Clinic, hosted by Event Standards

*Committee Meetings as needed
6pm Cocktail Party in the Courtyard

Saturday Dec 7:
8am Derby
12pm New Dressage Test Demos
3pm Annual Members Meeting
6pm Awards Gala

Sunday Dec 8:
9am Safari Drive
9am-12pm ADS Board of Directors Meeting
*All proceeds from the Annual Meeting Events benefit the ADS. **Lunch is available daily in The Bistro.

Click here for Sponsorship information 

Thank you to our Sponsors!
The Grand Oaks Resort
Dan Rosenthal and Ann West

Driving Essentials 
Danute Bright
Holly Pulsifer
Myopia Driving Club
Shelly Temple
Margaret Grillet
Daphne White
Paul Van Sickle
W. Craig Kellogg
Scott Monroe
Janet Crumpton
Pamela Miller-Mitchell
Chimacum Tack
Black Prong Equestrian Village
Audrey Bostwick
Whip R Snapper Driving Society of Southern California
Bettina Scherer
Cathy and Peter Thomas
Susan Guinan
Jennifer Matheson
Florida Whips
Kelly Valdes
Judy Canavan
Teresa Bron
Anne and Max Meinel
Darlene Daly
Kami Landy

2019 Proxy
While we all prefer seeing as many members as possible attend in person, sometimes that's not always possible. 
Please submit your proxy to the ADS office by December 1, 2019.
Please Sign and mail a 2019 Proxy.

Special rates include the following dates 12/4/2019 - 12/9/2019
Last day to book with our special rates: 11/5/2019
TownePlace Suites - The Villages 1141 Alonzo Ave, The Villages, FL 32159 (a Marriott property) for $119.00 USD per night
Book your group rate for American Driving Society at 
or call 352-753-8686 and ask for rate code ADS


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