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The Polo Party – Scottsdale Polo Championships 2019
November 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm$30
The Ninth Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships returns to WestWorld of Scottsdale on November 2, 2019 and includes many new elements, old favorites and a returning appearance by Ralph Lauren model and the most famous professional polo player in the world, Nacho Figueras.
The featured match up brings the reigning champs Aspen Valley Polo Team back to the desert with superstar Nacho Figueras and team captain Melissa Ganzi behind the reins. Aspen Valley will take on The Royal County Berkshire Polo Club, which is making its first appearance in Arizona. Prince Charles was the organization’s first member. Saturday wraps up with the charity match featuring Southwest Wildlife and Arizona Equine Rescue.
All day long enjoy other Scottsdale Polo Party firsts with one-of-a-kind performances from Arizona’s #1 obo player, an acoustic guitar showcase presented by Sanderson Lincoln, a “hip hopera” fusion and songs from Arizona’s most intriguing new musical, “Americano!” hitting the stage at the Phoenix Theatre in January 2020.
Some of the new additions include:
Performances during periods of polo play by the best oboe player in Arizona, “hip-hopera” performed by hip hop artist Ali Tomineek and the Phoenix Opera, an acoustic guitar showcase in the Sanderson Lincoln Black Label Lounge and new songs from Americano!, America’s most anticipated musical in 2020. Collectively and individually the performances to the backdrop of the day’s polo matches are some of the most beautiful moments in American sport.
DJ-infused party tents courtesy of the Scottsdale-based Riot Hospitality Group including Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row and Riot House as well as a new tent by Wasted Grain
An expanded event presence by Red Bull, which last year deployed its skydiving team prior to a match.
The return of the “World’s Farthest Rugby Sevens Match.” Led by Arizona State University’s rugby team watch amazing rugby action played on what may be the longest field ever utilized for a rugby sevens match, nearly two and half times longer than normal. The match will take place at a to be determined time on Saturday, between the polo action.
The return of The Apex Cup, courtesy of the landmark new Apex Motor Club in Maricopa, Arizona. A country club for car enthusiasts, the Apex Cup will recognize the top cars on site which will include collector cars courtesy of Barrett-Jackson, Ferrari Club of Arizona, Porsche Club, Scottsdale Corvette Club, Arizona Classic Thunderbird Club, AZ Lamborghini Club, Corvette Club of America, as well as cars of Apex members and dozens of other Arizona car owners.
New teams include The Marines, Air Force, and The Royal Berkshire Polo Club from England whose first member was Prince Charles.
There are three different VIP experiences: The Barrett-Jackson Champagne & Jazz Lounge, Prime: A Luxury Tent Experience by Steak 44 , Neiman Marcus, Barrett-Jackson and Bentley Scottsdale, and the Molina Fine Jewelers Drivers & Players VIP Lounge.
Tickets start at $30. For more information and to see ticket options, visit thepoloparty.com.