The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships Returns Saturday, October 23rd with Country’s First Morning Beer Festival, One of World’s Only Down Syndrome DJ’s, Brand New Argentina and Women’s All-Star Teams and Much More!
(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) –The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Presented by Talking Stick Resort, is once again making history not just for bringing exciting polo to the desert, but also for bringing unusual elements among and in between the matches. It contributes to making Scottsdale the most attended polo event in the country.
The event which celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2021 will kick-off festivities at an invite-only Sanderson Lincoln Preview Party on Thursday, October 7th at the new Sanderson Lincoln showroom at Scottsdale Quarter located at 15059 N. Scottsdale Rd. in Scottsdale.
Then on Saturday October, 23rd, start the day with a brand-new field-side Scottsdale Morning Beer Festival, starting at 10am until 12 noon. It will feature numerous beers that may test better in the morning.
Brand new for 2021 – The Polo Party will also debut DJ MPower who will be spinning his electric house music sets in various tents, alongside several of the Valley’s top other DJ’s. The 22-year old inspiration with down syndrome has overcome challenges of a learning disability to DJ on a professional level. Also entertaining on site is Jazz Musician Doc Jones and acoustic guitarists.
As always – fans can expect to see four thrilling and action-packed polo matches. Since its inception, the event has traditionally brought in many of the world’s most talented and notable polo stars. It is only fitting for 2021, polo fans will see the return of GQ model and undoubtedly one of America’s best players – Nic Roldan who returns representing the former champion Aspen Valley Polo Club, owned by Marc and Melissa Ganzi. Roldan’s team will go head-to-head with La Mariposa Argentina Polo Club on Saturday, October 23rd. La Mariposa is making its first appearance in the event.
Among the other new teams also scheduled to play in 2021 include the Grand Champions Polo Club and the Jet Set Woman’s All-Stars who will take center stage in Battle of the Sexes match-up.
And because it’s not just polo on Saturday, October 23rd sports fans can enjoy other exciting sports matchups for 2021 including ASU Rugby vs. Prescott Black Sheep Rugby and Brophy College Prep vs Anthem Boulder Creek High School Lacrosse.
Need some football? Also newly expanded for 2021 – retired NFL Star AC Caswell will once again bring his Million Dollar Mingle charity experience to the event with an even larger VIP presence on site
When it comes to new horsepower for 2021 Polestar, the luxurious all electric performance car brand unlike any other car today will have a showstopping display. New to Arizona, Polestar will open its first showroom in November 2021 in conjunction with Courtesy Volvo.
For the first time guests will also have the option of purchasing 4 seat tables as well as the standard 8-top versions.
Raise your glass – additional alcohol offerings for 2021 include onsite activations and tastings for Whispering Angel – a Rose’ brand, Bud Light Seltzers, Skyside and the Chandon Garden Spritz. The new sparkling wine served over ice blends a unique bitters recipe crafted with locally sourced fresh oranges macerated with dry orange peels, herbs and spices.
As always, guests seeking the ultimate VIP experience can get reserved seating and tables in The Molina Fine Jewelers Drivers and Players VIP Lounge, the Barrett-Jackson Champagne and Jazz Lounge, and Prime: A Luxury Tent Experience by Steak 44, Neiman Marcus, Barrett-Jackson, and Bentley Scottsdale.
Besides the polo action – fans can also enjoy The Polo Party’s signature events within the event like the Canine Couture Dog Fashion Show presented by Lugari Pet Salon, the World’s Longest Catwalk Fashion Show produced by Phoenix Fashion Week, a half-time rugby match between top collegiate teams, a preview of Barrett-Jackson’s 2022 Scottsdale Auction and halftime performances by the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, plus much more!
Gates will open at 10:00am on October 23rd.
General Admission tickets start at $35 and includes field-side experiences like the Sanderson Lincoln Black Label Lounge and several other DJ-infused party tents including the Talking Stick Resort Polo DayClub Lounge with tables and bottle service courtesy of Scottsdale’s most recognizable hotspots.
Among the new sponsors for 2021 — The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, who will bring a fun festive activation to the polo event.
Tickets and tables are now on sale. For tickets, tables and sponsorships please visit www.ThePoloParty.com. Corporate Sky Box sponsorship opportunities and private polo tents are currently also available for sponsorship. There are also spectacular vendor opportunities to be showcased on Vendor Row alongside dozens of vendors.Share this!