Show Jumping World Cup

The FEI World Cup Jumping ( Longines FEI World Cup ™ Jumping ) is a has been held since 1978 by the International equestrian Federation ( FEI ) tournament series. Ideas for hosting a World Cup Show Jumping is the former chief editor of the daily paper Lucerne, the Swiss Max E. Ammann, who headed the World Cup and by the year 2003. The highlight of the World Cup is every April discharged World Cup Final.

First sponsor of the World Cup was Volvo. Subsequently, up to the World Cup finals in 2013, Rolex has been the title sponsor of the tournament series. From the 2013/2014 season Longines is the new title sponsor of the Show Jumping World Cup.

  • 2.1 Previous winners and runners-

Qualification for the World Cup Final

To take part in the World Cup finals, the riders have to qualify through so-called leagues. While there are only two leagues were in the first World Cup season (1978 /79) - one in Europe ( with nine qualifiers ) and one in North America - and so are it has become fifteen leagues in the 2012/13 season, as following about the world distribute:

Athletes (up to the one designated in the table above rank ) can move up in the World Cup final when another qualified participant waives its participation in the World Cup finals.

If a rider is domiciled in a State other than its home country, can participate in the league in this country and is first evaluated for this League ( "extra competitor "). After shooting the season he will again be deducted from the score of this league, as far as it has reached at least as many points as the last qualified riders from this league, he is qualified for the World Cup finals.

Until the 2009/2010 season, the FEI was a rider who has not qualified for the World Cup Final, a wild card awarded that allows this rider participating in the World Cup finals.

A Wild Card award is given by the organizing national equestrian association hosting the World Cup Finals - for example, in Germany the German Equestrian Federation - possible if no rider has qualified for this country for the World Cup finals. Until the 2009/2010 season, the national equestrian federation had regardless of how many qualified his rider the opportunity to award two wildcards.

Furthermore, also last year's winner of the World Cup Final is qualified for the World Cup finals the following year.

Qualifying tournaments will be marked as CSI -W. Outside the Western European League World Cup will find the qualifications held partly in the context of Nations tournaments and are then labeled as CSIO -W. In Western Europe, the League qualifiers must be CSI 5 * tournaments, the qualification examination must in turn be written as a jumping competition with one jump-off. Each must be advertised at least € 85,000 in prize money for the qualifying examinations of the Western European League.

Comments on the table:


The respective overall ratings of the individual leagues arising from rating points awarded in each qualification examination. The number of rating points that a participant receives, is determined by the number of participants in the qualifying examination and according to his rank in this. With 16 or more participants (as in the Western Europe League basically the case - in this maximum forty participants may attend a qualifying examination, which is also achieved mostly due to the high power density ) will be awarded points according to the following system:

The World Cup Final

The World Cup final will take place in April, at the end of World Cup season, instead. The venue will change this year. In November 2008 determined that the World Cup finals only allowed to take place every three years at the same venue. Previously it was this a period of two years.

The World Cup Final consists of three tests, whose results are combined. The rider / the rider with the least number of penalty points for all exams is part of the World Cup winners of the respective World Cup season. The examinations are spread over four days (third day is a rest day ), held according to the following rules:

Each rider may start with up to two horses in the World Cup finals, in any given test only one horse per rider may be started. Since the overall rating is equestrian based, thus the results of the examinations are also aggregated when a rider is running with more than one horse. These regulations were introduced in 1981.

Previous winners and runners-