USDF/IDA National Quiz Challenge
The USDF and Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) have partnered to offer a quiz challenge as part of the annual IDA National Championships. The USDF/IDA National Quiz Challenge is open to all IDA members, who are also USDF members, and focuses on classical dressage theory and training and dressage competition rules. The five highest scoring individuals in each of the four divisions (Introductory, Lower Training, Upper Training and First Level) advance to the finals at the IDA Nationals. A winner is declared in each division, with one grand prize winner.
*Must be a current USDF member and logged in to your account in order to access the registration link. Go here to join or to renew your USDF membership.*
Membership Requirement: Participants in the Quiz Challenge must be USDF members. This membership can be a Participating Membership, a Group Member Organization (GMO) Membership, or an Education Membership. Your membership must be current from when you register until the conclusion of the Quiz Challenge.
Registration: Registration for the 2023 IDA Quiz Challenge is now open and will close on March 9.
Round 1: Round 1 of the quiz round will be an online quiz. It will open on March 13 and close on March 27 at midnight.
Championship Round: This year’s championship round will be held at the IDA National Championships on Friday, April 21 from 2-3 p.m. at the Virginia Horse Center, Lexington VA.
2023 Grand Prize: The grand prize winner of the 2023 USDF/IDA National Quiz Challenge will receive the opportunity to attend the 2025 Young Rider Graduate program. More information on the program can be found here.
Grand Prize Winner: Elizabeth Kness, Rutgers University. Elizabeth was the winner of the First Level Division.
The Level winners were:
Introductory Level – Eva Fritsch, Miami University
Lower Training Level – Breanna Gemmell, Averett University
Upper Training – Anne Morgan, Averett University
For more information on the USDF/IDA National Quiz Challenge, please contact the USDF Youth Programs Liaison at firstname.lastname@example.org.