2018 TRAX Awards Program~Total Recognition for Accomplishing eXcellence

Competition enhances the education process 

NAWD Trax Awards Program is a worldwide competition and awards program for Open, Amateur, Youth and Teams of riders.

When competing, we identify our strengths and weaknesses and have fun along the journey.  Although the ultimate prize is the development of our equine partner and bettering ourselves as riders -- we all like to win ribbons and prizes.

For the 6th year in a row, North American Western Dressage is proud to offer it's TRAX Awards program.

The NAWD TRAX Awards program rewards you for competing in USEF or NAWD Western Dressage, USDF/EF or Dressage on a Dime for Traditional Dressage,  NAWD Six Feet on the Ground, NAWD Long-Reining, NAWD Trail, or  NAWD Ranch Horse.

TRAX Awards Program now includes traditional dressage

 

Total TRAX 2018

Includes the following benefits for $200 - save $65

1.  Enrollment in NAWD Individual TRAX year end Versatility awards program  
2.  Eligibility to compete in NAWD's Virtual TRAX Championship to be held in October 2018
3.  Enrollment in TRAX Rewards for Education  (available separately for $85 or $7.99/month)
4.  Registration for TRAX Virtual Teams.  If you do not have a team, we will help you find team members.
5.  Registration of one horse for NAWD's new Stars for Life achievement and recognition program for horses ($50 value)Total TRAXYouth members save $10 on registration for Total TRAX

NAWD Membership is required. Please click here to sign up prior to registration

Individual TRAX
NAWD Virtual Shows

Team Trax Awards
NAWD Virtual Shows

Register for Virtual TRAX for IndividualsVirtual TRAX for Individuals $95   register for TRAXTEAM Trax registration fee: $35 , does not include test fees
Includes registration in Versatility TRAX Awards and eligibility for the TRAX Championship to be held in October

Versatility TRAX Awards:

Scores earned in 2018 qualify for versatility awards.

Must submit 3 rides in at least 4 categories (12 tests total) on the same horse to qualify.  Top 3 scores for each category will be averaged, and the top four category averages will be used to calculate the overall average used for awards placings.

  • NAWD or WDAA/USEF Western Dressage
  • Dressage on a Dime or USDF/USEF Traditional Dressage
  • NAWD Six Feet on the Ground
  • NAWD Long-Reining
  • NAWD Trail
  • NAWD Freestyle
  • NAWD Ranch Horse

NAWD Membership is required. Please sign up prior to registration
Upon registration, you will receive a link to a document that you will use to track your 3 highest scores in each category.  At the end of the year, NAWD will verify these scores and award placings and prizes.  Falsification of scores will result in immediate disqualification, fees are non-refundable.

Three Divisions:

  • Open
  • Amateur
  • Youth (18 & under as of Jan 1st, 2018)

When you sign up for individual TRAX Awards, you will be eligible to compete in the NAWD TRAX Championship virtual show to be held during the month of October. Registration does not include championship test fees.

The TRAX Championship Virtual Show

An invitation-only event for qualified participants that will be used to crown overall champions in the individual TRAX categories.

NAWD TRAX Team program is open to all NAWD Members (youth, adult amateurs and professionals) and all breeds of horses who are interested in competing on teams.

Each team (two or more riders) can submit tests from Jan 30-Nov 30 in their choice of the following: 

  • NAWD or WDAA/USEF Western Dressage
  • Dressage on a Dime or USDF/USEF Traditional Dressage
  • NAWD Six Feet on the Ground
  • NAWD Long-Reining
  • NAWD Trail
  • NAWD Freestyle
  • NAWD Ranch Horse

Teams can consist of riders/handlers contributing scores from ground tests and other team members may be riding USEF or NAWD Western Dressage, NAWD Ranch Horse, NAWD Trail, NAWD All Around freestyle, and USDF/EF or Dressage on a Dime Dressage. At least 3 Six Feet on the Ground or Long-Reining tests must be submitted by the team and each member will be eligible for prizes when he/she submits a minimum of 3 tests.

The choices and opportunities to be part of a team are unlimited! This is an experience for all to come together and work on bettering your horsemanship and horses.

Who can be on a team? NAWD TRAX team competition is ideal for anyone interested in team camaraderie, including:4-H club members
High school and post-high school equestrian teams
Barn buddies & stable mates
Families
Friends
Pony clubs
Saddle clubs

Competition runs January 1 to November 30. Team TRAX may be a mix of youth,adult amateurs and professionals. Limit of one professional member per team and one horse per registration. If all members of a team are Youth (18 & under), you may designate the team as a Youth team and compete in a separate division.Prizes are based on participation 50% of registration fees will be designated for awards.

Registration must designate one horse per team member.
Multiple members may ride a single horse, but must register separately
A single team member may ride multiple horses for a team, but must register separately for each horse.  A $20 change fee will be incurred to change horses during the competition season.

NAWD Membership is required. Please sign up prior to registration
Upon registration, the team captain will receive a link to a document that they will use to track the 3 highest scores for each team member.  At the end of the year, NAWD will verify these scores and award placings and prizes to team members that have submitted 3 or more scores at NAWD Virtual Competitions.     Virtual scores will be verified using NAWD Vaults.Missing documentation or falsification of scores will result in immediate disqualification, fees are non-refundable.  Test fees are not included in registration. 

Official rules will be published prior to Jan 30.

2018 Rules coming soon

2018 registration is available by email - northamericanwd@gmail.com


TRAX  - Total Recognition for Accomplishing Xcellence

Over $4000 in Awards and Prizes

Thank you to all of our Sponsors!

NAWD will spend over $3000 on buckles, conchos, ribbons, and miscellaneous prizesNAWD will contribute over $4000 for buckles, conchos, ribbons, and prizes.

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