Single-Session Tickets for the FEI World Cup™ Finals Omaha 2017 to Go on Sale February 1 All-Sessio


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Single-Session Tickets for the FEI World Cup™ Finals Omaha 2017 to Go on Sale February 1

All-Session and VIP Tickets Also Remain Available for World-Class Experience

Omaha, Nebraska - January 16, 2017 - Single-Session tickets for the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping and FEI World Cup™ Dressage Finals Omaha 2017 will go on sale starting February 1. All-Session tickets and VIP packages are currently available for the elite annual indoor championship for dressage and jumping horses which will be held March 29 - April 2 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska.

The FEI World Cup™ Finals Omaha 2017 is the most prestigious event on the 2017 international equestrian calendar. The biggest names in the two Olympic disciplines - including Olympic, World and European Champions - will converge on Omaha and vie for the coveted world cup titles. It will be an event not to be missed! Tickets may be purchased on line at www.OmahaWorldCup2017.com.

Lisa Roskens, Chairman of the Omaha Equestrian Foundation which is producing the event, commented, "All-session tickets have been selling at a torrid pace and we are very close to selling out the lower bowl. Once single-session tickets go on sale, it will be virtually impossible to get an all-session ticket close to the action. We encourage everyone who is planning to come to the FEI World CupTM Finals Omaha 2017 to get their tickets as soon as possible so they can be sure to get the best available seats!"

Ticket Information and Packages

A range of ticket packages are available for the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping and FEI World Cup™ Dressage Finals Omaha 2017. Single-Session tickets for either Jumping or Dressage range from $45 - $85 depending on the session and location. All-Session ticket packages - which are on sale now - include seats for five different events in either jumping or dressage. The best seats in the house are the VIP Tickets in the first 5 rows which include access to the VIP Hospitality Lounge throughout the event! The VIP Hospitality Lounge will feature full meals, open bar, live music, concierge service and other amenities, all included with each VIP ticket.

Hospitality Packages are also available. The elegant Suites are spacious, comfortable and overlook the entire arena with seating for 20-25 people. Wait service, food, drink and access to the VIP Lounge are included throughout the event. Ringside tables get you up close to the action in comfort and style with In-Arena seating for 6 or 8 people, complimentary wine and heavy hors d'oeuvres along with access to the VIP Lounge throughout the event. VIP seats, tables and suites can be purchased by calling 402-930-3070 or by email at contactOEF@omahaequestrian.com.

2017 FEI World Cup™ Finals Schedule

The 2017 FEI World Cup™ Finals will run over five days. Wednesday, March 29, will feature the Dressage Familiarization at 9:30 a.m. and the Jumping Training Session at 2:00 p.m.. Actual competition will begin on Thursday, March 30, with the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Grand Prix starting at 2:00 p.m. and Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final I (Jumping Speed Class) at 7:00 p.m..

On Friday, March 31, the multi-faceted Dressage Showcase starts at 3:00 PM followed by the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final II (Grand Prix) at 7:00 p.m. On Saturday, April 1, the Dressage Natural Horsemanship Clinic will be held at 9:00 a.m. (following the Freestyle sound check) with the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final (Freestyle to Music) - the event determining the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final Omaha 2017 winner- beginning at 2:00 p.m., and the International Omaha Jumping Grand Prix competition at 7:00 p.m.. On Sunday, April 2, the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final III competition will begin at 2:00 p.m., which ultimately decides who will be crowned the winner.

Free and open to the public- A Shopping Mecca with Live Entertainment and Educational Exhibits

The event's unique Boutique Shopping Village and Tailgate Lounge were designed specifically around the warm-up arena so that visitors will be able to browse, shop and dine while watching the world's elite competitors warm up their horses. Over 140 vendors will be on hand boasting wares ranging from top-of-the-line equestrian products for both horse and rider, barn equipment and FEI World Cup™ merchandise to stunning jewelry, beautiful artwork and the latest in fashions. Spectators will be able to shop-till-they-drop while

enjoying all the action! The entire CenturyLink Center will be hopping Thursday through Saturday night. Live bands, food and drink, pony races and high-end shopping will entertain the crowd until 11:00 p.m. each evening.

The family-friendly Horse Discovery Zone offers hands-on learning areas, including the Runza Gallery of Breeds, Riding Style Museums, Durham Museum, Omaha Children's Museum, Henry Doorly Zoo, Blacksmith Shop, Wheelwright, The Tack Room and U.S. Pony Clubs. The Demonstration Arena, sponsored by Colorado State University, will offer educational demonstrations throughout the day with presentations on styles of riding, Parade of Breeds, vaulting, Pony Club Games, long-lining, grooming, driving and much more! The Canadian-based Equimania! offers youth education stations and interactive displays, including anatomy, dental, evolution, skeleton in motion, Tree of Life, digestive tract, nutrition and water, horse behavior colors, grooming, safety. The Horse Discovery Zone Theater will host ongoing presentations of domestic and international short films and documentaries from the 2016 Equus Film Festival as well as a selection of horse related programs.

For more information about theFEI World Cup™ Finals Omaha 2017, hotel information and to purchase tickets, please go to www.OmahaWorldCup2017.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or at the CenturyLink Center Omaha box office.


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