The United States Polo Association (USPA) is thrilled to announce the U.S. Junior Open! The tournament will be piloted January 2022 as a sanctioned event at International Polo Club Palm Beach (Wellington, Florida) and Port Mayaca Polo Club (Okeechobee, Florida), as the Association works to establish the event as a national tournament in 2023.
The handicap will be set at 12- to-14 goals and there will be a limit of four teams for the inaugural test match event. Teams must enter by midnight on Tuesday, December 21. Entry fee is $1,000.00 per team, due at time of entry. Players must be 21 years of age or under at the start of the tournament. Prize money will be offered between $10,000-$20,000 depending on number of teams entered and awarded to placing teams.
Semifinal games will be played on Wednesday, January 12, at Port Mayaca Polo Club with the final game at the International Polo Club Palm Beach on Friday, January 14. All games will be five chukkers.
For more information contact Amanda Snow, Director of Player Development, at firstname.lastname@example.org. To enter your team contact Haley Bryan, International Polo Club Palm Beach Polo Coordinator, at email@example.com.
*Aspen Dutta Corp and Team USPA Member Timmy Dutta competing in the 2021 U.S. Open Polo Championship® at International Polo Club Palm Beach (Wellington, Florida). ©David Lominska