January 24th 2020

The countdown is on to the launch of the Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL 2020 season with the spectacular curtain raiser in Doha, Qatar, kicking off in under six weeks.
The LGCT and GCL global circuit has continued to take the sport of show jumping to new heights and once again fans worldwide will be able to enjoy thrilling competitions across a total of 18 events at the highest level building up to the Finals in New York and the Playoffs in Prague.
In 2020 the individual LGCT series and the GCL team championship races will again span continents from the Middle East to The Americas before moving to Asia and Europe cementing the circuit’s powerful global footprint.
The opening leg in 2020 will take place from 5 - 7 March at the stunning AL SHAQAB in Qatar's capital, Doha. The high profile first event at this world class equestrian facility will ensure an exciting kick off to the new LGCT and GCL season.
All season riders will be battling to secure their golden ticket for a coveted spot in the ultimate individual showdown, the Longines Global Champions Tour Super Grand Prix at the GC Prague Playoffs. And motivation will be high among team owners, managers and riders to deliver maximum performance to put them in a strong position for the high pressure knockout stages of the GCL Super Cup at the O2 Arena in Prague.
 Jan Tops, President of LGCT and GCL said: “We are delighted to announce our calendar for 2020 featuring some of the world’s greatest cities and iconic destinations. We are committed to growing our sport and to attracting new audiences on digital and TV to show jumping. The competitiveness of teams and individual riders through the season will no doubt be as intense as ever in the race to the Finals and the Playoffs where record prize money will be on offer.”


The 2020 LGCT and GCL Calendar



Doha: 5 - 7 March
Mexico City: 26 - 29 March
Miami Beach: 2 - 4 April
Shanghai: 8 - 10 May
Madrid: 15 - 17 May
Hamburg: 20 - 24 May
Ramatuelle/Saint Tropez: 28 - 30 May
Cannes: 4 - 6 June
Stockholm: 11 - 14 June
Cascais, Estoril: 18 - 20 June
Monaco: 25 - 27 June
Paris: 3 - 5 July
Berlin: 24 - 26 July
London: 14 - 16 August
Valkenswaard: 20 - 23 August
Rome: 3 - 6 September
New York: 25 - 27 September 
Prague: 19 - 22 November