Homfeld Receives Fourth Course Designer Of The Year Award
For the second year
in a row, and fourth time over all, the Mr. & Mrs.
William C. Cox Memorial Trophy for the Show Jumping Course Designer of
Year has been awarded to Conrad Homfeld of Southampton, New York. Along
with last year's victory, Homfeld also received this award in 1988 and
Formal presentation of the award will be made at the Pegasus Awards Dinner
to be held on January 11, 2002 during the USA Equestrian Annual Meeting
Charlotte, North Carolina.
Some of the courses
Homfeld designed in 2001 were the American Gold Cup
(Devon, PA), the Washington International (Washington, CD), Devon (Devon,
PA), the Hampton Classic (Bridgehampton, NY) and the Oaks Blenheim
International (San Juan Capistrano, CA).
The winner of the
Mr. & Mrs. William C. Cox Memorial Trophy is determined
annually by the U.S. Competitors on the U.S. Grand Prix Show Jumping
Circuit. Donated in 1958 by the Cox family, the award memorializes Mr.
Mrs. William C. Cox who were ardent supporters of grand prix show jumping
the United States.
USA Equestrian Inc., as the National Equestrian Federation of
the U.S., is the regulatory body for the Olympic and World Championship
sports of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, reining, show jumping,
and vaulting, as well as 19 other breeds and disciplines of equestrian
competition. As the country's largest multi-breed organization, the Federation
has over 77,000 members and recognizes more than 2,800 competitions nationwide
each year. It governs all aspects of competition, including educating
and licensing all judges, stewards, and technical delegates who officiate
at these shows.