Central Texas Polo Association (CTPA) and Two Wishes Ranch in Lockhart, Texas, play host to the coveted 2017 Annual Fall Fandango Collegiate and High School polo tournament November 9-12.

Teams from University of Texas, Texas A&M University, Oklahoma State University, Colorado State University and Texas Tech University will face off in a series of polo tournaments for this Fall event. Additionally, High School teams representing Austin, San Antonio, Dallas/Ft Worth, Kyle, Arizona and Retama will be playing matches.

“The Fall Fandango Polo Tournament started back in 2008.  It has been played in Ft Worth, Houston, Midland and now the Austin area. The teams in the region always look forward to it,” said organizer Robin Sanchez. “Two Wishes Ranch and Central Texas Polo Association have been growing the sport of polo so much in the last couple years that it was a good fit to move the tournament to the Austin area, not to mention all the great BBQ in Lockhart.”

Texas Tech Men vs Texas State University Men.
Texas Tech Men vs Texas State University Men.

Teams will be playing for bragging rights in United States Polo Association circuit tournaments over the weekend including several Military tournaments in honor of Veterans Day. Teams with players who have either served in the military or whose family members have served qualify for the special matches which include the Admiral Chester Nimitz Cup.

Spectators are welcome to attend the matches and cheer on their hometown, Alma Mater or favorite team. Tickets are $15 per vehicle and available on Eventbrite.

Two Wishes Ranch is located at 454 Hobby Horse Rd, Lockhart, Texas, and pinned on Google Maps. Schedule follows and is subject to change. For an up to date schedule, please visit the event Facebook page here.

Central Texas Polo Association plays every weekend at two locations: ATX Polo Club in Manor, Texas, and Two Wishes Ranch in Lockhart, Texas. Spectators are always welcome and lessons are available. For more information, please visit www.centraltexaspolo.org or find them on Facebook.

For more information on the Fall Fandango Tournament, please contact CTPA manger Karl Hilberg 512-484-4384 karl@twowishesranch.com or event organizer Robin Sanchez 717-645-8778 robin@pololessons.com.

Devan Groves of Oklahoma State carries the ball in front Shavana Caruso of Texas Tech.
Devan Groves of Oklahoma State carries the ball in front Shavana Caruso of Texas Tech.


Thursday, November 9  
5:00pm ET  – Being The Change (Arizona) vs San Antonio vs CTPA IS (Austin)

Friday, November 10
3:00pm ET  – CSU women vs A&M Women
5:00pm ET – Texas Tech Women vs UT Women
7:00pm ET – Willow Bend (Dallas) vs Retama
9:00pm ET – OSU Men vs CSU Men

Saturday, November 11
10:30am ET – Being the Change (Arizona) vs County Line (Kyle)
12:30pm ET – Rules Review for teams and players at Two Wishes Pavillion      3:00pm ET – OSU Women vs A&M Women
5:00pm ET – Willow Bend (Dallas) vs. San Antonio
7:00pm ET – Texas Tech Men vs OSU Men
9:00pm ET – CSU Women vs UT Women

Sunday, November 12 
10:30am ET – UT/OSU men vs. CSU Men
12:00pm ET – Texas Tech Men vs CTPA polo club – Sherman Cup
1:30pm ET – Retama vs Being The Change (Arizona)
3:00pm ET  – Texas Tech women vs OSU women
4:30pm ET – County Line (Kyle) vs. CTPA IS (Austin)

All photos ©Seth Bray

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