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Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships returns Saturday, Oct. 23

Enjoy a festive milestone ­­­­event with new match-ups

Posted 6/23/21

It’s been almost 10 years since The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships, also known as The Polo Party, debuted on the fields at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

“We are so excited to be back …

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Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships returns Saturday, Oct. 23

Enjoy a festive milestone ­­­­event with new match-ups

The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships celebrates its 10th anniversary with special appearances from polo legends.
The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships celebrates its 10th anniversary with special appearances from polo legends.
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It’s been almost 10 years since The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships, also known as The Polo Party, debuted on the fields at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

“We are so excited to be back for another exciting year at The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships,” Beli Merdovic of Bentley Scottsdale stated in the release.

Merdovic further stated that this will be the seventh year for Bentley Scottsdale as the title sponsor and that the event continues to grow and exceed their expectations.

“We can’t wait to show off our new lineup of luxury vehicles for 2022 and we are thrilled to kick off what we expect to be our best year yet,” Merdovic stated. 

Since its inception, many of the world’s most talented and notable polo stars, including Nacho Figueras, Nic Roldan, Melissa Ganzi and Sunny Hale, have played the event before the biggest crowds in American polo.

Now almost a decade later, celebrating its 10th Anniversary,  it’s only fitting that two of the biggest stars in the sport, Nic Roldan and Melissa Ganzi will return in 2021 representing the former champion Aspen Valley Polo Club.

Owned by Marc and Melissa Ganzi, the club will go head-to-head with the defending champions from the Hotels at Sea Polo Team presented by Celebrity Cruises & AmaWaterways River Cruising.

Among the additional teams scheduled to play in 2021 are The Royal County Berkshire Polo Club, Centtrip Wales Polo Team, Arizona Polo Club and the Gay Polo league.

As always, fans can expect to see four thrilling and action-packed polo matches, plus a full day of events within the event, and newly enhanced and elegant VIP experiences. 

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Guests will be able to enjoy a variety of new experiences and events throughout the day, outside of the scheduled polo matches.

New for 2021 will be the inaugural Morning Beer Festival featuring the best beers to start the day.

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 tented VIP presence onsite.

For the first time, guests will also have the option of purchasing four-seat tables as well as the standard eight-top versions.

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.

Thanks to McLaren Scottsdale, an ultra-rare car, the Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita with a value of nearly $5 million and formerly owned by Floyd Mayweather, will be on-site.

Besides the polo action, fans can also enjoy The Polo Party’s signature events within the event like the Canine Couture Dog Fashion Show, the World’s Longest Catwalk Fashion Show, a half-time rugby match between top collegiate teams and much more.

Among the new sponsors for 2021 is The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism.

“We are thrilled to partner with them for the 10th anniversary and see everything that the event and Scottsdale has to offer,” Daniel Taugher stated in the release.

According to Taugher, Cayman Islands Department of Tourism national sales manager, the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships event aligns with the luxury tourism experiences of the Cayman Islands.

“We are hoping to make some great connections and also share a little about the Cayman Islands with Scottsdale polo attendees,” Taugher stated. 

Gates will open for the event at 10:00 a.m. on Oct. 23. 

General Admission tickets start at $30 and include field-side experiences like the Sanderson Lincoln Black Label Lounge and several other DJ-infused party tents including the Talking Stick Resort Polo Lounge with tables and bottle service courtesy of Scottsdale’s most recognizable hot-spots.

Corporate Sky Box sponsorship opportunities and private polo tents are currently also available for sponsorship. 

For tickets, tables and sponsorships please visit www.ThePoloParty.com

Those seeking sponsorship for 2021 should also contact info@ThePoloParty.com or call 480-423-1414.

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