Enjoy a five-star polo playing experience at the beautiful Empire Polo Club located in Indio, California. The winter season begins in December with pre-season tournaments at the 1-goal and 4-goal level throughout the month. The season officially begins Sunday, December 31, and continues through April 1, 2018. The 8-goal (six chukker) league begins in February and continues through April 1, 2018. The season culminates with the 4-Goal USPA Lions Cup and 8-Goal USPA Champions Cup. 1-goal weekend tournaments are played almost every weekend throughout the winter.

Fun parties, affordable polo, immaculate fields and a world-class equestrian facility with amenities for hunter/jumpers make Empire Polo Club the perfect winter polo destination for polo players and their families. For more information, call 760-342-7755 or visit their website at www.empirepolo.com

What’s New This Season?
Spectators will enjoy upgraded and expanded VIP seating this season. Decorative stone has been installed on the terraces along with additional shaded seating areas.  The lunch menu has been updated and will offer a variety of savory selections.



28: Stick and Ball fields open


2-3: 4-Goal Desert Challenge

9-10: 4-Goal Coyote Cup

16-17: 4-Goal Jackalope Cup

23-24: 4-Goal Holiday Cup

*1-goal tournaments every weekend*


December 30 – January 7: 4-Goal Stagecoach Challenge

7: Opening Day and Hat Day

20-28: 4-Goal USPA Sportsmanship Cup

*1-goal tournaments every weekend except the 13-14. No 4- or 8-goal polo on January 13-14*


2-11: 8-Goal USPA Regional President’s Cup

3-11: 4-Goal USPA Circuit Players Cup

9: Friday Night “Polo Under the Lights” at 5:30pm PT

16-25: 8-Goal USPA General George S. Patton Jr. Tournament

17-25: 4-Goal USPA General George S. Patton Jr. Tournament

23: Friday Night “Polo Under the Lights” at 5:30pm PT

*1-goal tournaments every weekend*


2-4: Club closed/No Polo

9-18: 8-Goal USPA Constitution Cup

10-18: 4-Goal USPA Congressional Cup

16: Friday Night “Polo Under the Lights” at 6:30pm PT

23 – April 1: 8-Goal USPA Champions Cup

24 – April 1: 4-Goal USPA Lions Cup

30: Friday Night “Polo Under the Lights” at 6:30pm PT

April 1: Final Day of Polo

*1-goal tournaments every weekend except March 3-4 *

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