By Arianna Delin, Sharon Robb for Grand Champions Polo Club
The Wellington Chamber of Commerce will host its Kick-Off To Summer event at the Polo Gear Challenge Tournament on Sunday, May 22 at Grand Champions Polo Club.
Wellington Chamber of Commerce trustees, members and guests along with friends and families will be treated to great polo and five-star menu from award-winning chef Shannon Atkins.
Grand Champions Polo Club and ChukkerTV, leaders in polo broadcasting, are co-hosting the event with the Wellington Chamber of Commerce.
The Wellington Chamber of Commerce was created in 1996 by a group of local business professionals, one year after the Village of Wellington was founded. It focuses on what makes Wellington unique from surrounding communities and helps its residents and business community to prosper.
Tickets are on sale and various sponsorship packages are available for the event. They are:
$1,000 Grand Champions Level Sponsorship: Your company banner on event site; ten tickets to the VIP event tent; complimentary tailgate parking for five vehicles; your company name and logo on all promotional materials including but not limited to flyers, invitations, e-mail campaign and Chamber newsletter; your company logo on Wellington Chamber of Commerce website May-October, 2016; live mentions during the event by announcer; your company mentioned as top sponsor in all pre- and post-event press releases.
$500 VIP Tent Sponsor: Your company banner on VIP tent; six tickets to VIP event; complimentary tailgate parking for two vehicles; your company name mentioned by the announcer during the event.
$25 VIP Tickets: Includes VIP menu buffet and one complimentary beverage; cash bar on site; no fee to park. VIP tickets are pre-sale only. For kids ages 5-10, $15 and kids 4-and-under free admission. Available only through May 18.
$15 Tailgating: On-site tailgating in your personal vehicle. You are responsible for your own food and beverage.
For tickets, tailgates and sponsorships call 561-792-6525.
The Polo Gear Challenge is the fifth of six medium-goal tournaments scheduled at the nine-year-old club and features some of the nation’s top players including Nic Roldan, Kris Kampsen and Julio Arellano.
Polo Gear, one of the top sponsors and supporters of polo established in 1993 and incorporated in Florida, manufactures, distributes and sells polo products to players, teams and polo events worldwide.
During the Grand Champions’ spring season, amateur polo players have the opportunity to play with and against some of the world’s top professional polo players.
ChukkerTV is live streaming Grand Champions Polo Club games along with other games around the U.S. during the 2016 season with polo broadcasters Toby Wayman and Dale Schwetz calling the action.
Grand Champions Polo Club is the nation’s busiest and most innovative polo club. The USPA-member club hosts polo tournaments ranging from six to 20-goal in addition to special events.
The club also features The Polo School, dedicated to teaching polo to all ages, particularly grass roots youth. Its mission is to provide individuals opportunities in polo. The Polo School operates in Wellington January through June and September through November.