FEI World Cup™ Finals 2020 in Las Vegas cancelled due to Coronavirus

Las Vegas, Nevada. March 13, 2020. — The International Equestrian Federation (FEI), United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and Las Vegas Events have announced the cancellation of the FEI World Cup™ Finals 2020 in Las Vegas. The annual finales to the indoor season for Jumping and Dressage were scheduled for April 15-19 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

“It is very regrettable that next month’s FEI World Cup Finals in Las Vegas have had to be cancelled, but the decision was out of our hands”, FEI President Ingmar De Vos said.

“Since the FEI World Cup series began in 1978 for Jumping and in 1985 for Dressage, the Finals have never had to be cancelled before, but the global concerns about the spread of the virus and the travel restrictions imposed by the US Government have meant that the Finals are one of many major sporting events impacted by this outbreak.

“Like everyone in our community, we are disappointed, not only for the athletes who have qualified for the Finals, but also for Las Vegas Events and US Equestrian, and of course our top partner Longines, but the health, well-being and safety of our athletes, officials and our fans has to be our top priority. We hope we can alleviate that disappointment by returning to Las Vegas for a wonderful FEI World Cup Finals in the future.”

All ticket buyers and exhibitors will be issued full refunds. The Las Vegas Events ticket office will contact all ticket holders on the process starting the week of March 16. 

Further information on the FEI World Cup™ Finals 2020 in Las Vegas can be found at www.WorldCupLasVegas.com.