ADT #1 and #2 of the 2020 Series

Apache Junction ADT - Entry Now Closed

Link to ADT Rules: All drivers should review the ADT Rules as we start a new Series. Those new to our ADTs especially need to be familiar with them. Rules


Date: ADT #1 Jan. 25, 2020. ADT #2 Jan. 26, 2020


Entry Deadline has passed.


Courses and Maps: Scroll down to the bottom section of this page or use this link.


Location: Apache Junction Rodeo Grounds/Event Center.  

 1590 E.  Lost Dutchman Blvd., Apache Junction, AZ 85218

Entrance to Park is at the junction of Lost Dutchman Blvd, (Brown Rd. in Mesa) and Tomahawk Rd. Tomahawk Rd. north of lost Dutchman actually turns into the entrance road. If you use GPS, it may take you too far east or west. See Directions pdf below.


Start time will be 8:30 am both days.  Competitors arriving Friday afternoon may check in and pick up numbers after all set up is finished and until Peggy leaves. Not sure what that time will be. Office will open Saturday morning at least by 7:15 for check-in. Anyone entering online will need to show up in person to sign their Release. Reminder: anyone riding on a carriage needs to wear a helmet and must also sign that competitor's Release form.


No Food on Site: We have no one to provide food at the event for competitors. Lunches will be provided to Volunteers. It is several miles to fast food, so you may want to pack a lunch.


Vet on Site on Saturday: download information below, available for services


Schedule: 1st Dressage Test is at 8:30am.  Check in at Safety Check/Wheel Measurement at least 15 minutes prior to your test time. Wheels measured on Sat. only (inform us if you use a different carriage on Sunday), but safety check is both days. Turn in a Safety Check Sheet each day when you go to Safety Check. Report to Cones Course after dressage test. Obstacles begin after the lunch break, and due to the number of competitors, and if we run late, that break could be later than usual. So until the schedule for dressage is finalized, it is hard to predict an Obstacles start time. Dressage schedule will be emailed to competitors and posted here several days prior to event.


Dressage Judge for ADT #1 and #2: Cynthia Ganem


Cones Judge: Lyle Brown


Technical Delegate: Rita Serlf


Dressage Tests for this event: ADS Tests: 

Training 2

Pre 2 

Int 4

Dressage Ring will be 40 X 80 meters for all competitors. We will not set up a 30 X60 VSE ring this year.


Stabling on site: As of this week (1/14) the pens were in fairly good shape compared to some other years. Due to the two day event, most of the pens are reserved already, but 

should any remain after pens are assigned, an email will be sent to competitors informing of availability. Those stabling will be emailed their pen assignment.


Entry Form: Removed from site as entry is now closed. 


Fees if paying by check: Entry fee for each day is $60. Stall fee is $5 per pen, each day/night. 


For this event, here are the adjusted fees for online payment:

One ADT only, Entry fee is $62.10. Both ADTs entered in the same transaction, Entry Fee is $123.90. Fee for a pen (in the same transaction) is $5.15 per day/night.  (Online payment of fees incur transaction fees that are non-refundable in the case of cancelation.) Online pay has been removed as entry is closed.


ADCS Refund Policy: After close of entry and before the Event date, any refund for cancelation by the entry will have a $5 Office fee deducted, along with any online payment/ transaction fees. A "no show" the day of the event will forfeit all fees.


Camping on Site: Dry camping permitted Friday night and Sat. night if competing both days and overnighting equine. Arrive any time after 12 noon of Friday, unless you have offered to help with set up. 


Park Rules prohibit glass containers. 


Event Organizer: Peggy Jaeger


Our Confirmed Volunteers: Arrive at 8am and check in and sign a release form at the Secretary table. Bring a chair, hat, sunglasses, sun screen, and dress in layers for expected weather. Water and lunch provided. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!

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Files for this event

Please run off your own copies of Safety Check Sheets, Cones, and Obstacles. Hovering over the bottom of each page should bring up some tools to change the size of the page and to download it to your computer, if using Safari. Chrome browser has a download button at the top of the page and size controls along the right size. Don't know about other browsers. One pdf is included below with all the obstacles on a single page, but the quality is poor. (Reposted 1/19 as some elements did not copy.)