The HPA Have Released the 2016 Summer Season Fixtures
With the spring-like weather upon us and the majority of the UK summer season dates released, you can now plan your -8 to 22 goal polo up until September! So far there are 19 confirmed dates for all the ladies polo teams out there, including The British Ladies Open at Cowdray Park Polo Club from 8 – 16 July and National Ladies at Westcroft Park Polo Club 13 – 14 August. Although the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst are yet to confirm their dates with the HPA, there are still 12 other fixtures confirmed, including the popular Captains and Subalterns at Tidworth Polo Club from 15 – 17 July. For all the budding youth players from schools and universities around the country there are plenty of SUPA tournaments planned. The SUPA National University Tournament will be held at Dallas Burston Polo Club again from 3 – 5 June, however it does clash with the Varsity Day at Guards Polo Club which is Saturday 4 June. The Pony Club kicks off at Vaux Park on 11 July with the Jorrocks Championships at their traditional home Hurtwood Park Polo Club on Wednesday 3 August. The remaining Pony Club Championships will be at Cowdray Park Polo Club from 5 – 7 August.
In the upper echelons of the summer diary the only confirmed International date so far is The Royal Salute Coronation Cup at Guards Polo Club on Saturday 23 July, the HPA are yet to release details for the remaining Internationals, which last year were held at Cowdray Park Polo Club and Beaufort Polo Club. The Final of the Cartier Queen’s Cup will be on Sunday 12 June and The Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup for the British Open will conclude on Sunday 17 July.
Fifield, Ranelagh, Sussex, Ranksboro and the Vale of York Polo Club have all yet to confirm their fixtures. When their dates are made available they will be added to the Polo Times website.
For all the dates that have been confirmed so far please visit the tournament listing page on our website, click on the month you would to view below.
April – May – June – July – August – September
Photograph: James Beim receiving the 2015 Royal Salute Coronation Cup from HRH Prince Charles. By Tony Ramirez/©www.imagesofpolo.com