13 February 2024

2024 Longines Global Champions Tour calendar revealed!

2024 Longines Global Champions Tour calendar revealed!

Ready. Set. Go. 

Global Champions has today announced the calendar for the 2024 Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL team series. The 2024 season promises to be a heart-pounding journey across three continents, with 16 iconic destinations featuring the return of fan favorites like Shanghai and a spectacular new destination in Abu Dhabi.

The electrifying 2024 LGCT season will kick off from 29 February with the season opener taking place in Doha. An adrenaline-filled year follows, with the Championship Race full steam ahead through to the Finale kicking off on 20 November with the GC Playoffs in Riyadh. 

Heading to Miami Beach (03-06 April) and Mexico City (11-14 April) before the tour returns to Shanghai for the first time in four years at a brand new stadium of Shanghai Juss International Equestrian Center. Located at the Expo Park in the Pudong New Area, the center is China's first permanent professional equestrian competition venue. 

When returning from China the European tour kicks off in Madrid from 17-19 May. Covering 14 countries, fans will be able to enjoy an array of destinations from the vibrant streets of Paris to the historic charm of Rome, the global circuit is set to captivate a worldwide audience for the 18th LGCT season. Prepare for an international journey like no other as Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL promises to be even more spectacular with world-class venues meticulously chosen for their unique and iconic capital cities, as well as breathtaking Riviera destinations.

“We are delighted to announce our calendar for 2024 featuring some of the world’s greatest cities and iconic destinations. We are proud to be able to bring back the much-loved Shanghai event in a brand new purpose-built stadium. It is going to be another busy and exciting season of top sport as we continue to push boundaries and be ambitious to continue to develop our circuit at a rapid pace.”
- LGCT Founder and President Jan Tops

Title Partner and Official Timekeeper Longines will once again have a strong presence throughout the 2024 season continuing the long-term partnership. Longines will be presenting elegant timepieces to recognize the great performances of every Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix and Longines Global Champions Tour Super Grand Prix winner.

High-stakes competition and heart-pounding action await for riders and teams as they compete for the ultimate Championship titles. The 2024 season is set to push the boundaries, creating unforgettable moments, so whether you're a seasoned equestrian enthusiast or new to the sport, mark these dates on your calendar and prepare for a year of unrivalled excitement.

Tickets and pre-registrations are n ow open for the 2024 event - don't miss out!

My vision is clear. Only the best for the best.
Jan Tops - Founder & President