2017 NCEA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

April 13-15, 2017
Waco, Texas | Extraco Events Center

NCEA National Championship Bracket (PDF)

The 2017 National Collegiate Equestrian Association National Championship begins Thursday, April 13, and ends Saturday, April 15, at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas.

Host Baylor, this year’s Big 12 champion, earned the top overall seed for the event. Georgia, the SEC champion, is seeded second, followed by Auburn with the No. 3 seed and Oklahoma State as the No. 4 seed. The top four seeds in the NCEA Championship each receive first-round byes.

Auburn is the defending NCEA champion. Since the first NCEA Championship in 2002, Georgia has won the most titles with six, followed by Auburn (4), South Carolina (3), and Texas A&M (2).

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12

6 p.m. — Adequan NCEA Opening Ceremony (Extraco Show Pavilion)

THURSDAY, APRIL 13 — First Round

Bracket — Competition

A — (9) TCU 8, (8) SMU 7 | Scoresheet | Recap
B — (5) Texas A&M 13, (12) Delaware State 2 | Scoresheet | Recap
C — (6) South Carolina 15, (11) South Dakota State 1 | Scoresheet | Recap
D — (7) Fresno State 10, (10) New Mexico State 5 | Scoresheet | Recap

9 a.m. — Thomas Moore Feed Reining (Brackets A, B, C, D • Extraco Coliseum)
9 a.m. — Equitation over Fences (Brackets C, D, A, B • Extraco Show Pavilion)
2 p.m. — Equitation on the Flat (Brackets C, D, A, B • Extraco Show Pavilion)
2:30 p.m. — Horsemanship (Brackets A, B, C, D • Extraco Coliseum)

FRIDAY, APRIL 14 — Quarterfinals

Bracket — Competition

E — (9) TCU 9, (1) Baylor 7 | Scoresheet | Recap
F — (5) Texas A&M 14, (4) Oklahoma State 1 | Scoresheet | Recap
G — (3) Auburn 12, (6) South Carolina 4 | Scoresheet | Recap
H — (2) Georgia 12, (7) Fresno State 3 | Scoresheet | Recap

9 a.m. — Thomas Moore Feed Reining (Brackets E, F, G, H • Extraco Coliseum)
9 a.m. — Equitation over Fences (Brackets G, H, E, F • Extraco Show Pavilion)
2 p.m. — Equitation on the Flat (Brackets G, H, E, F • Extraco Show Pavilion)
2:30 p.m. — Horsemanship (Brackets E, F, G, H • Extraco Coliseum)

SATURDAY, APRIL 15 — Semifinals/Championship

Bracket — Competition

I — (5) Texas A&M 16, (9) TCU 0 | Scoresheet | Recap
J — (2) Georgia 9, (3) Auburn 7 | Scoresheet | Recap
K — (5) Texas A&M 11, (2) Georgia 5 | Scoresheet | Recap

8:30 a.m. — Thomas Moore Feed Reining Semifinals (Brackets I, J • Extraco Coliseum)
8:30 a.m. — Equitation over Fences Semifinals (Brackets I, J • Extraco Show Pavilion)
11:00 a.m. — Horsemanship Semifinals (Brackets I, J • Extraco Coliseum)
11:00 a.m. — Equitation on the Flat Semifinals (Brackets I, J • Extraco Show Pavilion)
1:30 p.m. — Canadian Pacific Railways NCEA Championship Starting Line-ups Ceremony (Extraco Show Pavilion)
2 p.m. — Equitation on the Flat Championship (Extraco Show Pavilion)
3 p.m. — Horsemanship Championship (Extraco Coliseum)
4:30 p.m. — Thomas Moore Feed Reining Championship (Extraco Coliseum)
5:30 p.m. — Equitation over Fences Championship (Extraco Show Pavilion)
6:30 p.m. — Canadian Pacific Railways NCEA Crowning of Champions (Extraco Show Pavilion)

2017 NCEA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS

Most Outstanding Player
Equitation on the Flat — Rebekah Chenelle, Texas A&M
Equitation Over Fences — Liza Finsness, Georgia
Horsemanship — Avery Ellis, Texas A&M
Reining — Sarah McIntire, Texas A&M

Most Valuable Horse
Equitation on the Flat — Bunni, Oklahoma State
Equitation Over Fences — Limelight, SMU
Horsemanship — Chili, Oklahoma State
Reining — Bueno, Oklahoma State

American Quarter Horse Association NCEA All-Championship Team

Equitation on the Flat
Rebekah Chenelle, Texas A&M
Alex Desiderio, Texas A&M
Meg O’Mara, Georgia
Anna Rea, Texas A&M

Equitation Over Fences
Rebekah Chenelle, Texas A&M
Liza Finsness, Georgia
Rachael Hake, Texas A&M
Haley Webster, Texas A&M

Horsemanship
Bailey Anderson, Georgia
Avery Ellis, Texas A&M
Kaci Fisher, Texas A&M
Sarah Orsak, Texas A&M

Reining
Madison Bohman, Texas A&M
Lindsey Cheek, Georgia
Haley Franc, Texas A&M
Sarah McIntire, Texas A&M