Membership for 2021-2022 Has Begun!

Barns that are looking to enhance their current lesson programs will find joining our league will complete their riders’ total show experience!  Our league is designed to encourage riders to continue working on their riding skills and remain competitive during winter months.

Key Dates For The Season

July 1st Intent to play/host
August 16th No host/play dates due
August 29th Fall Kickoff – Meet & Greet
September 15th Registration Fees & Team Rosters
March 11th – 13th Finale – Prince George’s Equestrian Center
April 3rd Awards Banquet – Laurel Race Track


What Barns & Should Know Before Joining!

  • All Coaches are required to complete a SafeSport Training certification from US Equestrian.
  • All Coaches are required to complete the online learning course for Concussion Awareness.  This can be done through the National Federation of State High School Association at
  • Each barn is asked to host once during the season, however if scheduling permits, this requirement may be waived (see FAQs).
  • Barns are required to provide proper tack for all school horses.

What your Registration Fees Cover

  • Ribbons for all meets, finale, and year end awards
  • Judge, awards, jumps, EMT and insurance for finale meet held in March at Prince George’s Equestrian Center
  • Administration oversight, planning, coordinating
  • Signage, marketing, website advertising listing

What’s not covered by Registration Fees

  • Barns are required to provide their own Judge for hosted meets
  • Show Team Jackets (encouraged, but not required)
  • Meet Concessions

Ready to Join? Step 1

Complete the following!

Application – used to get your barn set up.

Participation Form

Media Release Form

Covid Health Form

All forms Complete? Step 2

Click the Below link to pay your registration fees online via PayPal

(Fees payable in full by September 15th, 2021)

Get Your Team Ready! Step 3

* Show Team Jackets are purchased by individual barns and not handled by NCEL.  Jackets are not required by league, only suggested to promote team spirit!  Contact Nicole Cranford 202-251-3420 for vendor suggestions.