National Arena Commander-in-Chief Cup
Handicap Level: 4- to 7-goals
Four to six teams representing the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.
*Participants must be a USPA Member in order to compete and are required to have served on active duty or in reserves to participate.
$1,000.00 covers tournament fees and required horse rental.
Friday, September 25
1:00pm ET – Draw
3:00pm ET – Game 1
5:00pm ET – Game 2
Saturday, September 26
9:30am – 4:30pm ET – Polo Clinics*
5:00pm ET – Asado on site at Virginia Polo
Sunday, September 27
9:00am ET – Consolation Match
11:00am ET – Championship Match
12:30pm ET – Awards Ceremony
*A clinic on the introduction to the military sport of polo will be provided for free to everyone attending. You must register in advance. Everyone should be prepared to ride, wearing boots or shoes with a heel, riding clothes/jeans, etc. Seating is limited and priority will go to active duty, drilling reservists, ROTC cadets/midshipmen personnel and military veterans. Lunch is included. To register, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or call 434-979-0293.
Virginia Polo Inc. (1082 Forest Lodge Lane, Charlottesville, Virginia, 22903)
Contact team coordinators to be selected for a team and to participate in the tournament.
Army, Mark Gillespie, firstname.lastname@example.org
Marine Corps, Steve Walsh, email@example.com
Navy, Karl Hilberg, firstname.lastname@example.org
Air Force, Rob Phipps, email@example.com
*Rule 2.f. This WILL be a “split-string” event.*
Bowl-in at the center of the arena after a goal is scored.
Alternative Rule 7 – hit awarded to the opposing team if the ball goes out of bounds.
Travel and Accommodations
Nearest Airports: Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO), Richmond International Airport (RIC), Dulles International Airport (IAD) or Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).
Hotel suggestions and hotels with special polo rates available upon request. Contact Steve Walsh at firstname.lastname@example.org.