Miami, Florida - October 19, 2018
- The 2018
College Prep Invitational
(CPI) Horse Show welcomes back long time sponsor GGT Footing as Presenting Sponsor of the inaugural CPI Team Challenge which takes place during the CPI horse show from January 12-14, 2018 at Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in Palm Beach, Florida
"GGT has been a strong supporter of the CPI horse show for many years," said CPI President Lindsay Martin. "We are so grateful for their ongoing support and their willingness to get behind this exciting new format, designed to bring a fun, team atmosphere to the weekend's competition."
Designed to mimic the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) model of team competition, the CPI Team Challenge places all CPI riders on teams that will earn points from their performance throughout the weekend of competition. Points will be tracked on a special event leaderboard. After the points are tallied at the end of the competition, CPI will award special ribbons and prizes to Team Challenge participants based on their team's overall performance.
The Team Challenge adds a great element of fun to the competition, which awards points and prizes for at the completion of the competition for overall and divisional high point riders. The CPI Scholarship and Educational Fund also awards scholarships to riders in five main areas: CPI Essay Contest, CPI Champion of Service, CPI Horsemanship Written Test / Horsemanship Challenge, CPI Photojournalistic Award and for High Point Rider.
About the College Preparatory Invitational
The CPI is a three-day event designed to educate student riders about the different formats of college equestrian competitions and provide riders with resources to help them create their desired college equestrian experience. Riders in grades 8 through 12 have a chance to win scholarships in hunt seat equitation competition and participate in educational presentations throughout the event. In an effort to encourage academic excellence and embed social integrity as a lifelong commitment to the equestrian sport, the CPI Scholarship and Educational Fund also awards riders the opportunity to win scholarships for academics and community service. To learn more about the CPI, please visit
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