The Top 4 all remain the same this week as Auburn comes in at No. 1, Texas A&M at No. 2, SMU at No. 3 and Baylor at No. 4.

NCEA National Championship Seeding and Matchups

WACO, Texas — Seedings and matchups for the 2018 National Collegiate Equestrian Association Championship, as determined by the NCEA Selection Committee, were announced Tuesday.

The nation’s top 8 teams will vie for the NCEA National Championship, set to take place April 18-21, 2018 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas.

NCEA National Championship Team Seeding:

1. GEORGIA
2. AUBURN
3. OKLAHOMA STATE
4. TEXAS A&M
5. SMU
6. TCU
7. BAYLOR
8. SOUTH CAROLINA

Additionally, the newly expanded NCEA National Championship format will include a team seeded bracket not to exceed 16 teams in an NCEA format competition for the 4 Event titles. Event rankings are determined by statistics (Win/Loss; Home/Away; Current Rank of Opponent) of regular season head-to-head competition.
NCEA Event National Championships Seeding:

Equitation over Fences
1. TEXAS A&M
2. GEORGIA
3. AUBURN
4. SMU
5. OKLAHOMA STATE
6. SOUTH CAROLINA
7. TCU
8. UT-MARTIN
9. FRESNO STATE
10. SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE
11. BAYLOR
12. SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
13. DELAWARE STATE
14. MINNESOTA CROOKSTON
15. WEST TEXAS A&M

Equitation on the Flat
1. GEORGIA
2. AUBURN
3. OKLAHOMA STATE
4. TEXAS A&M
5. SMU
6. DELAWARE STATE
7. TCU
8. UT-MARTIN
9. FRESNO STATE
10. SOUTH CAROLINA
11. SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
12. BAYLOR
13. SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE
14. WEST TEXAS A&M
15. MINNESOTA CROOKSTON

Horsemanship
1. GEORGIA
2. AUBURN
3. TEXAS A&M
4. OKLAHOMA STATE
5. TCU
6. BAYLOR
7. SMU
8. SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
9. FRESNO STATE
10. UT-MARTIN
11. SOUTH CAROLINA
12. DELAWARE STATE
13. MINNESOTA CROOKSTON
14. WEST TEXAS A&M

Reining
1. GEORGIA
2. OKLAHOMA STATE
3. AUBURN
4. SMU
5. TEXAS A&M
6. BAYLOR
7. SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
8. TCU
9. SOUTH CAROLINA
10. DELAWARE STATE
11. UT-MARTIN
12. FRESNO STATE
13. WEST TEXAS A&M
14. MINNESOTA CROOKSTON

The following NCEA Team, Event and Discipline champions will be crowned in Waco, Texas on NCEA Championship Saturday April 21, 2018:

1. NCEA National Champion Team: 4 riders compete in each of 4 events per team

2. NCEA Event National Champions: 4 riders in each event

1. Equitation over Fences
2. Equitation on the Flat
3. Horsemanship
4. Reining

1. NCEA Discipline National Champions:  highest combined point total from place finishes in events competition by discipline – must compete in both events of discipline to qualify
1. Hunter Seat
2. Western

Texas A&M is the defending NCEA Team National Champion. Since the first NCEA Team National Championship in 2002, Georgia has won the most titles with six, followed by Auburn (4), South Carolina (3), and Texas A&M (3).

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