• Aspen Valley Polo Club Returns To Defend Its Title In Polo America Beach Polo Cup; Tickets On Sale

    Aspen Valley Polo Club, event and team sponsor, will return to the Sept. 1-3 Polo America Beach Polo Cup at the iconic Hotel del Coronado.
    By Sharon Robb
    Fans will get the opportunity to watch some of the best players in the world compete in a beautiful setting on the hotel’s white sandy beach.
    Aspen Valley Polo Club will be represented by Grant Ganzi, Juancito Bollini and Pablo Dorignac. Three other teams entered in the second annual event are San Diego Porsche, Hotel Del Coronado and U.S. Polo Assn.
    In a beautiful setting with the hotel and Pacific Ocean as breathtaking backdrops, the Labor Day weekend event will feature fine dining and parties and increased fan seating from 1,500 to 3,000.
    Polo America Beach Polo Cup returns Sept. 1-3 at the iconic Hotel del Coronado.
    The event begins Friday night (Sept. 1) when the 10,000 square foot VIP Tent is turned into a giant cocktail lounge to watch polo. The front row of the tent is designated as Millionaire’s Row. Twelve luxurious boxes feature white leather furniture with seating for ten.
    There will be a Friday night fashion contest in the VIP Tent for Men. Attire is white tuxedo/dinner jacket, black tie and colorful surfer shorts. Prizes will be awarded for Best Dressed Man, Best Dressed Woman and Best Dressed Couple.
    On Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 2-3) guests can choose between a box in Millionaires Row, a Gold VIP table or a combination of both. The Gold VIP seating is on the front row of the second terrace in the VIP Tent. Attendees are treated to a formal three-course luncheon and wine provided by Hotel del Coronado. Grayse will have informal modeling during lunch each day. Millionaire’s Row Box catering menus will offer guests a wide array of food to choose from.
    Randy Russell is the event organizer and owner of Polo America. Photo: Luke Johnson.
    Beach Polo Cup tickets are currently on sale. Prices vary at: General Admission, $35; Silver Tickets, $100;Millionaire’s Row Seats, $200; and Gold Tickets,  $250. For tickets call (760) 668-6093 or www.poloamerica.com
    Polo America is the oldest and largest marketing firm that specializes in promoting the sport of polo. The company’s expertise includes creating and producing a variety of world-class polo events throughout the U.S.
    For sponsorship information please contact Randy Russell at760-668-6093 or randy@poloamerica.com.
    Aspen Valley Polo Club is currently enjoying its most successful summer polo season hosting 12 tournaments, eight grass and four arena tournaments, all live-streamed to a worldwide
    audience by Wellington, Fla.-based ChukkerTV.
    Aspen Valley Polo Club is the nation’s fastest growing USPA polo club. The club, which recently broke ground for two more fields, is enjoying increased membership, continues to grow and introduce polo throughout the valley.
    Polo has increased in popularity in Aspen and surrounding areas with the club’s offerings of various weekly tournaments, Gladiator Tuesdays and Asado, Kids Polo, indoor and outdoor arena polo, charitable events and The Polo School. Practice sessions are also held for teams competing in the weekend tournaments.