Cheam Vaulters hosting the world

The Cheam Vaulters welcome competitors from as far away as Mexico and Australia as they host the Canada Cup and Future Champions event.

The Cheam Vaulters will be on home soil when Chilliwack hosts the Canada Cup and Future Champions event May 23-25 at Heritage Park.

This is one of the final opportunities for international vaulters to earn qualifying scores for the AllTech FEI World Equestrian Games, taking place Aug. 23 to Sept. 7 in Normandy.

But it is not just for elite athletes. Over 150 vaulters from Canada, the United States, Mexico and Australia will  compete in a full range of divisions, from the youngest beginners to the 3* international level.

The competition is open to the public with free admission.

The competition runs from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.