2017 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 5th 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 2017

Includes the following benefits for $200 - save over $65

1.  Enrollment in NAWD Individual TRAX year end awards program  ($95 available separately)
2.  Eligibility to compete in NAWD's Virtual TRAX Championship to be held in October 2017 (Included with NAWD TRAX for Individuals)
3.  Enrollment in TRAX Rewards for Education  (available separately for $85 or $7.99/month)
4.  Registration for one TRAX Team - your choice of virtual or live.  ($25 value does not include test fees)
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.  If you have already signed up for Education TRAX you will be given credit for your yearly fee.  Original star program remains free of charge.

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

Individual TRAX  2017
Virtual

Individual TRAX  2017
Live

Team Trax Awards 2017

Register for Virtual TRAX for IndividualsVirtual TRAX for Individuals $95 register for TRAXLive TRAX for Individuals $40   register for TRAXTEAM Trax: Virtual $100 OR Live $40 
Includes registration in Versatility TRAX Awards and eligibility for the TRAX Championship to be held in October

Versatility TRAX Awards:

Scores earned in 2017 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.

  • USEF & NAWD Western 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, 2016)

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. This show will determine champions in each of the categories and divisions listed above with prizes and awards.  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.

Registration is per level for one horse/rider combination.  Level must be declared at registraton.

Must submit 3 rides during the season for each level your have registered for, the average of the three highest scores will determine placings

Awards will be given for each level, each division, based on participation

NAWD Membership is required. Please sign up prior to registration

 

 

Team TRAX  has been revised and is better than ever!

Registration is $40 for LIVE Team members or
$100 for Virtual Team members. Virtual fees include judging for 3 tests.

Prizes are based on participation 50% of registration fees will be designated for awards.

Registration must designate one horse per team

Youth members save $10 on Team Registration

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.  A copy of scores earned at live shows must be submitted to nawdtrax@gmail.com.  Virtual scores will be verified using NAWD Vaults.

Read more about 2016 TEAM TRAX Awards

Missing documentation or falsification of scores will result in immediate disqualification, fees are non-refundable. 

 

Download and print 2017 Team TRAX rules

2017 TRAX Mail-In Membership and TRAX Registration Form

DSS Legacy AwardDSS TRAX Legacy Award for senior riders For riders over the age of 65

NAWD encourages lifelong equestrians!  In addition to the benefits that we have outlined above, Donna Snyder-Smith has donated a beautiful piece copper sculpture that serves as our travelling trophy.  

To register for this award, riders over the age of 65 register for individual NAWD TRAX and submit at least 3 Western Dressage or Dressage tests during the competition season.

The winner will receive possession of this beautiful work of art/travelling trophy, for one year.  At the end of the following season they will be responsible for shipping to the next winner.  If one rider obtains high point for this age division three years in a row, the trophy will be retired into their possession.

Competition season runs from January 1st- November 30, with prizes to be customized and distributed in January, 2017

NAWD is currently seeking sponsors for this program.  Please email northamericanwd@gmail.com if you are interested in promoting your business by sponsoring Western Dressage!

Thank you 2016 sponsors!

TRAX  - Total Recognition for Accomplishing Xcellence

Over $6500 in Awards and Prizes for TRAX 2016

Thank you to all of our Sponsors!

Riding Warehouse Lisa Updike is sponsoring all Dressage on a Dime prizes - over $1200 worth of merchandise!
Riding Warehouse has donated $25 Gift Certificates, Coupons, and lots of Tack Bag Goodies valued at over $400 They offer great prices, fast shipping, and a generous discount for NAWD members every day! Lisa Updike is sponsoring all Dressage on a Dime prizes - over $1200 worth of merchandise!

NAWD will spend over $3000 on buckles, conchos, ribbons, and miscellaneous prizesNAWD will contribute over $3500 for buckles, conchos, ribbons, and prizes.

Foxden Equine

 

Foxden Equine has donated $800 in Gift Certificates

 Valley Vet.comValley Vet has donated custom halters and Valley Vet TShirts valued at over $200