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Access the International FEI Competition Entry Portal

Attention U.S.-based athletes: If you are considering competing outside of the U.S. for any FEI competition in 2021, please contact Jenni Autry at

2021 International Schedules

  Competition Location Levels Dates Definite Entry Date FEI Schedule
Cancellation Statement
GBR CCI5*-L 5/5/2021-
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CCI4*-L, CCI4*-S, CCI3*-L, CCI2*-L

Cancellation Statement
GBR CCI4*-L, CCI4*-S, CCIU254*-L 6/10/2021-
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  LUHMÜHLEN GER CCI5*-L, CCI4*-S 6/17/2021-
5/11/2021 Link


U.S. Athletes (U.S. citizens) wishing to compete in international competitions must receive permission from USEF. Please see the Additional Resources section below for information on competing abroad. 

Applications to compete abroad as an Individual (not on a U.S. Team) are completed through Athlete Services

Which application should I submit?  In the online Athlete Dashboard, riders have access to two options: Online Applications and FEI Entry. It is important to complete the correct Application in order to able to compete.

  • Online ApplicationsRequired for selection to a Team. The Online Applications section allows athletes to apply for selection to a CCIO at which the U.S. will field a Team. This process is managed by USEF Eventing, and information about upcoming Team Events is available below. The USEF Eventing Department will complete FEI entries for selected athletes, so those only interested in Team selection should not also complete the FEI Entry. 
  • FEI Entry: Required to compete as an Individual. Atheletes must submit the FEI Entry in order to be entered into the FEI Entry System to compete as an individual at any FEI competition or CCIO, whether in the U.S. or abroad. The FEI Entry process in managed by US Equestrian Athlete Services.  

Quick Links

Questions about international entries? Contact Christina Vaughn at or (859) 225-6917. Contact with questions and issues regarding the Entry Portal.


Athletes wishing to file a grievance challenging a denial or threatened denial to participate in competition, please see the Athlete’s Guide to Filing a Grievance Regarding Opportunity to Participate and Grievance Form. For procedural guidance for filing a grievance, please contact Emily Pratt at Please contact the USOPC Athlete Ombudsman Office at (719) 866-5000, or, or visit for guidance as to the USOPC grievance processes.

Additional Resources

Memo - Athletes Interested in Competing at Badminton 2021

Memo from Jane Tuckwell, Event Director for Badminton Horse Trials

CCIO Selection Procedures

Selection procedures for CCIO team competitions

Clean Sport - Memo to All U.S. FEI Registered Athletes

Important information on human and equine anti-doping

Horse Passports 101 - Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to know about applying for and upgrading a horse passport

Information for Competing in a Foreign Country

Everything you need to know about competing in a foreign country

Memo to Athletes Selected By the USEF to Represent the USA

The USPOC has implemented a new background check policy as part of their efforts to ensure athlete safety for all sports.

Search for an FEI Competition

Search the FEI's website for a competition and the schedule

USEA/USEF/FEI Passport and Membership Requirements

Membership and Horse Registration Requirements for the USEA, the USEF and the FEI

Verify FEI Horse and Rider Registration

Verify FEI horse and rider registration on the FEI's website