The USPA’s Intercollegiate/Interscholastic (I/I) Program is proud to announce the 2017 International Intercollegiate Challenge Cup Team. Representing the USA in the Fifth Annual International Intercollegiate Challenge Cup: USPA I/I vs. Schools & Universities Polo Association (SUPA) Britain will be Jillian Tietje (Cal Poly), Dalton Woodfin (Texas A&M), Team USPA member Julia Smith (University of Virginia) and Liam Palacios (Cornell). Director of I/I Amy Fraser said, “The tradition we have been carrying on with our sister program SUPA (Schools and University Polo Association in the UK) is such a unique event, bringing together not only players from different countries, but also provides a chance for players from across our nation to compete together. It optimizes what polo is in the world, allowing players the opportunity to represent their school, the I/I program, the USPA and their country which is very special.”

The USA Intercollegiate team will face off against SUPA Britain on January 15 at 3:30pm ET at the WestWorld Arena in Scottsdale, Arizona, during the Barrett-Jackson car auction. the game will be livestreamed on For more information, or to purchase tickets, please visit

Liam Palacios of Cornell University.
Liam Palacios of Cornell University.
Julia Smith.
Julia Smith of the University of Virginia.
 Jillian Tietje
Jillian Tietje of Cal Poly. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Hedley.
Dalton Woodfin
Dalton Woodfin of Texas A&M. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Hedley.

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