Nominate your deserving parents for the 2017 Eventing Mom or Dad of the Year

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Nominate your deserving parents for the 2017 Eventing Mom or Dad of the Year

Eventing parents are an amazing lot. They selflessly support their children’s all-consuming, expensive and somewhat strange and dangerous passion. Some kids come from Eventing families but many have been known to drag their parents into the horse world kicking and screaming.

At every event, you will see countless parents performing numerous roles to help their children from cheerleader, to chauffer, to groom, to owner, or just a shoulder to cry on. Most eventers owe more to their parents than they will ever be able to pay back. But Eventing parents don’t expect nor want anything in return for their countless hours of dedication. All Eventing parents seem to want is for their children to be happy, successful and safe.

There are so many awards to honour riders including the ribbons at every show. So we thought it would be nice to provide a platform to honour parents. Tell us about a great memory or special thing that your parents do to help with your Eventing life.  We are pretty sure that you have many compelling and original stories as to why your mom, dad or both are contenders for 2017 Eventing Mom or Dad of the Year.

What can parents win:
In addition to bragging rights, the 2017 Eventing Mom and Dad of the year will each receive from Shop ATTITUDE, their choice of one:

  • T-shirt with the reverse printed as shown in picture above; and
  • Sweatshirt with the reverse printed as shown in the picture above.

What can you win:
If your parent wins, you will receive your choice from Shop ATTITUDE, of one:

  • T-shirt with the reverse printed as shown in picture below; and
  • Sweatshirt with the reverse printed as shown in the picture below.

How the contest will work:

  1. Email a paragraph or short story explaining why your Eventing parent is #1.
  2. Include a photo of your parent that you have the rights to publish.
  3. Our judges will narrow down the entries to the top five moms and dads based on your story. Our judges are looking for stories that are interesting and engaging.
  4. The finalists will be published with their stories and the winners will be determined by the voting public.
  5. Submission deadline: January 21st, 2018
  6. Voting: January 23rd to 29th.
  7. Winner announcement: January 31st

 

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