- Horse must qualify in at least 5 classes at 3 different qualifying shows; qualification follows the horse in performance classes and the rider in equitation.
- Horse may qualify in more than 1 division, but must declare for 1 class at the CSC Championship; Equitation riders may show in equitation and 1 other performance class in which they are qualified.
- The CSC reserves the right to split classes as deemed necessary by the board of directors.
- Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated; the CSC reserves the right to deny entry to any competitor based on misconduct as decided upon by the board of directors.
- While competing at the CSC Championship, NC State Fair and USEF rules must be followed.