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Maui Jim, Inc. To Sponsor Wellpride American Eventing Championships Show Jumping Phase
Wayne, IL, USA

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Maui Jim, Inc., Peoria, Illinois based manufacturer of state of the art polarized sunglasses, has signed on to sponsor the Show Jumping phase of the 2007 USEA Wellpride American Eventing Championships which will take place at Lamplight Equestrian Center and the DuPage County Forest Preserve's Pratt Wayne Woods in Wayne, Illinois. The dates for this year's competition are September 13-16.

Maui Jim is a generous supporter of eventing endeavors and is an established presence in many competitions throughout the United States, Canada and Great Britain. The company is the title sponsor of the Maui Jim Horse Trials, also held in Wayne, which feature One, Two and Three Star International CIC's as well as National divisions at the Advanced, Intermediate, Preliminary and Training levels. This event runs July 12-15.

2007 is the first year that the three year old Wellpride American Eventing Championships will take place in the center of the country, and it will remain there through 2009. "We are thrilled to welcome Maui Jim on board," said competition organizer Tom Moxley. "It is an amazing company with an amazing product." The Championships will feature competition at all six recognized levels in the United States, from elite Advanced riders who have represented their country internationally, to Beginner Novice, the entry level of the sport of eventing. All of the horses and riders who will enter have qualified throughout the year at National events. Based on advance interest, a large turnout is anticipated.

Another exciting feature will be the Spalding Labs Young Event Horse Championships for 4 and 5 year old horses which will be run prior to the AEC's on September 12. Upcoming stars of the sport will compete at their respective age levels for the title of champion.

For more detailed information about the weekend, log on to www.aecatlamplight.org


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