IMGA World Team Championships

Provisional Programme/Schedule of activities for Week

All times are provisional and may be subject to change

Monday

Monday is arrivals day at the showground and we are expecting around 30 teams and their supporters to arrive many travelling together on the same ferry from Ireland directly from European Championships. We will also be receiving our borrowed ponies. It will be a busy time, therefore, your patience and cooperation will be very much appreciated

Bar open in Evening

TUESDAY

Breakfasts

A choice of Continental or English Breakfast served daily 

Breakfast served daily from Tuesday to Saturday between 6.30 am and 10.00 am

Team Practice

Team Practice will be held between                8.00 am- 12.00 am times to be allocated   

Excursion

Optional Excersion to nearby Tenby

We are arranging a visit to the Historic walled town of Tenby. With its vast history and scenic beaches. It is well worth a visit. The area is a magnet for walkers, nature lovers, foodies and families. 

There will be a small charge for the bus and this will need to be booked with us in advance.

Welcoming Night

Tuesday evening in the Event Marquee we will be welcoming our guest with a buffet meal followed by wonderful entertainment. An opportunity for everyone to get to know each other 

MGA Wales invite you to Rock & Roll and Blues the Night Away!!!

Bring your dancing shoes, let your hair down and dance the night away to not One but TWO world class bands THE BOOGIEMEN and The James Oliver Band….

WEDNESDAY

Team Practice

Team Practice will be held between                8.00 am- 12.00 am times to be allocated   

Excursion

We have arranged a visit to the popular Heatherton Park which provides a fun filled day with activities for all ages. This excursion is part of the Platinum and Gold Packages and Riders Packages. Inclusive in their package will be tickets for rides and food vouchers. Anyone else wishing to go on this trip must book  with us in advance (in order to book buses). Buses will leave showground at staggered intervals to accommodate different training times.

Opening Ceremony

On Wednesday evening we will hold official Opening Ceremony in the Main Arena, this will involve all teams unmounted.

After the Opening Ceremony riders and guests and Gold and Silver Package holders will be invited for Cheese and Wine and entertainment in the Event Marquee. 

Following Opening Ceremony riders, sponsors , guests Platinum, Gold and Silver Package holders are  invited to Event Marquee for cheese and wine and entertainment  which will be followed by disco 

Thursday AM

World Team Under 17's Championship Session 1

World Team Open Championship Session 1

Thursday PM

World Team Under 17's Championship Session 2

World Team Open Championship Session 2

World Team Under 17's Reserve Rider Competition

Sing for your supper

Thursday Night is KARAOKE NITE of course

It’s your turn to entertain your hosts as when in Wales it is basically the LAW you must have a sing along, so get your name down and show us what you’ve got…

Thursday Night is Pizza Night

(Alternative meal will be provided if we are informed when booking package)

Friday AM

World Team Under 17's Championship Session 3

World Team Open Championship Session 3

Friday PM

World Team Under 17's Championship Session 4

World Team Open Championship Session 4

World Team Open Championship Reserve Rider Competition

Friday Night is Cabaret Night

Enjoy an evening listening to some live acoustic music from Gareth Whitney.With his own unique style, he will have you dancing and singing along

You can listen to Gareth Whitney on Spotify

Friday Evening Meal, enjoy our succulent locally sourced Hog Roast with all the trimmings

vegiterian options will be available

Riders, Platinum and Gold Package will dine in hall. Silver packages welcome to enjoy and participate in the entertainment .

Saturday AM

World Team Open Championship A Final Part 1

World Team Open Championship C Final Part 1 (if required)

World Team Under 17's B Final Part 1

World Team Open Championship C Final Part 1 (if required)

World Team Open Championship B Final Part 1

World Team Under 17's A Final Part 1

World Team Open Championship A Final Part 1

Saturday PM

World Team Under 17's B Final Part 2

World Team Open Championship C Final Part 2 (if required)

World Team Open Championship B Final Part 2

World Team Under 17's A Final Part 2

World Team Open Championship A Final Part 2

Saturday Night is Gala Theme Night

Hey we don’t need a reason to Party, its time to let your hair down .The pressure is off so let’s  celebrate with the  winners . Wine and dine with friends that you have made for a lifetime.

Dress Theme Festival / Carnival

Choose your dress style  from Woodstock to Glastonbury or from Rio to Venice. Let your imagination create your own personalised outfit that reflects your personality.

To give you best opportunity  to enjoy the evening, there will be relaxed dining format with Street Food Theme. Allowing you to the opportunity to mix and mingle and graze on the menu.   

 

What better way is there to bring the Championships to a close than rocking the night away the way the week began.

Come along and celebrate with us, where we will be entertained by the unique Country Rock, Blue Grass sounds of the Polar Berries who are guaranteed to have you dancing through the night.

Strictly Gala Tickets holders ONLY (Gala Tickets included in Platinum, Gold and silver  Packages)

Sunday

Top seven (available) Open Teams and Wales travel to Royal Welsh Show for two days of competition infront of crowd in excess of 15,000

To remain eligible to compete at Royal Welsh teams must be same as competed at World Teams with one rider replacement allowable