Jumping Antwerp will become “Longines Global Champions Tour Antwerp”In 2014, Jumping Antwerp will aim higher than ever before. After six years of intensive work on creating the most beautiful jumping in Belgium, we will become part of the legendary Longines Global Champions Tour.
Fans of equestrian sports will immediately realize that this achievement is the highest level a jumping competition can reach. Joining this championship series, in which each Grand Prix takes place in spectacular destinations in countries around the world, is the ultimate achievement for Antwerp.
The effects on our sports program are enormous. Not only will we receive the world’s top 30 riders, we will also maintain our 2 and 4 star competitions, leading to a total amount of 700.000 Euros in prize money. This combination will bring us to the same level as cities like London, Paris (Chantilly) and Monte Carlo.
In addition to the strong sports program, the Longines Global Champions Tour will also bring us a thrilling and prestigious atmosphere, with stars, celebrities and royals. Great show jumping in the presence of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, 007 star Sir Roger Moore, Athina Onassis and Bruce Springsteen will all of a sudden becomes reality in our own city.
We are very proud and happy to announce this great news to you, our partners and sponsors who have supported us since the beginning. We hereby welcome you with open arms to the first “Longines Global Champions Tour Antwerp” of 2014.