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Day of the African Equestrian: Tickets to Gala Reception Honoring African Delegation to 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in North Carolina Now on Sale


Rutherfordton, NC, July 24, 2018 --( Tickets to the September 16th reception celebrating the participation of horses, riders, coaches and supporters from Africa in the 2018 Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) World Equestrian Games (WEG) are now on sale via Brown Paper Tickets.

The events honors contributions to equestrian knowledge, history, sport and tradition made by residents of African nations - as well as by persons of African heritage living in Europe, Asia, the Americas and throughout the world.

The twilight gala will be held at Harambee Farm – a private venue in Polk County North Carolina's historic Green Creek Township. The location is a short 8.2 miles from the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) – site of the 2018 Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) World Equestrian GamesTM.

Tickets are priced between $35.00 and $50.00 per person.

Among the honored guests at the event will be a delegation representing the African Confederation of Equestrian Sports (ACES) - one of five continental associations recognized by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). National Federations governing equestrian sport in twenty (20) African nations are currently members of the FEI and ACES.

The event will be produced by SportsQuest International, LLC.

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The Fédération Equestre Internationale is the international governing body of equestrian sport. The FEI headquarters are in Lausanne, Switzerland.

The African Confederation of Equestrian Sports is one of five continental associations recognized by the Fédération Equestre Internationale.

The FEI World Equestrian GamesTM are the major international championships for equestrian sport, and are administered by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). Featuring world championships in eight (8) equestrian disciplines - Jumping, Dressage and Para-Equestrian Dressage, Eventing, Driving, Endurance, Vaulting and Reining - the games have been held every four years (in the middle of the Olympic cycle) since 1990. The 2018 WEG has the potential to be the largest sporting event ever staged in North Carolina - with over $400 million U.S. Dollars of projected economic impact and 500,000 spectators over its thirteen day run.

Brown Paper Tickets, the Not-Just-for-Profit ticketing company, has disrupted the ticketing industry for over a decade, offering socially-conscious event ticketing and management tools that include "pay it forward" donations made to social causes with every purchase, producer payment policies, community engagement programs and free services, designed to "give more." The world's first free online event registration and ticketing company, the Seattle, Washington (USA) based service has been used by 10 million + ticket buyers in 27 countries since its founding in 2000.

SportsQuest International, LLC is a privately held multimedia production company specializing in the development and promotion of sports related programming that presents positive, informationally rich themes.

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