New England Challenge Comes to Polo Grounds This Weekend
The match will begin at 4 p.m. at Glen Farm.
The Newport International Polo Series will feature the semifinal round of the New England Challenge, a heated contest between Newport and regional rivals in a season-long tournament for a berth in the Finals this Saturday.
The match takes place at 4 p.m. at the polo grounds of Glen Farm.
Dating back more than 130 years, the polo matches are a unique and popular Newport summertime tradition enjoyed by the public. A weekly door prize drawing will take place during the match and a trophy presentation will follow the two hour match.
This is the 21st season of the Newport International Polo Series, presented by Rhode Island BMW Centers, and sponsored by NewportRI.com, Alex and Ani, The Newport Beach Club, Hotel Viking, KPMG, Clarke Cooke House, Rockstar Limo, Massage Envy, Lufthansa,Stillwater Spa at Hyatt Regency Newport, McGrath Clambakes, WCRI Classical Radio,Vanderbilt International Properties, ProFM, Chase Canopy, Rentals Unlimited, Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte and promotional partners including The Preservation Society of Newport,Bird’s Eye View Helicopter Tours, America's Cup Charters, the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Discover Newport. “Our sponsors have been with us since the beginning. Without their support, the Series would not be as extensive as it is,” explains Dan Keating, Polo Series founder.
Tickets can be purchased using our online box office until 10 a.m. on the day of the match, or at the entry gates which open at noon in September.
General Admission for lawn or bleacher seating and tailgate picnics is $10 for adults; children 15 and under are free. Box seating in the Subscribers Enclosure is also available for $15/person. For season tickets, group reservations and more information, call (401) 846-0200.