September 30 - October 2, 2022

NATIONAL ARENA DELEGATE'S CUP

NATIONAL ARENA DELEGATE'S CUP

TOURNAMENT HISTORY

The National Arena Delegate’s Cup, formally known as the National Arena Eight Goal, is a 6- to 9-goal national tournament. First played in 1975, the tournament will be hosted by Commonwealth Polo Club in Paris, Kentucky, for the fourth time (2018, 2020, 2021).

The 2021 final was decided in an overtime shootout, for the second consecutive year, with Orea Polo (Petra Sobotova, Nik Feldman, Jorge Vasquez) emerging victorious over Three Trees (Will Boland, Angus Middleton, Carter Carnegie) 11-10. Defending champion Feldman earned his second consecutive National Arena Delegate's Cup title alongside Vasquez and Sobotova, each raising the trophy for the first time. Read article here.

The 2022 edition features three teams competing for the title, with current champions Nik Feldman and Jorge Vasquez teaming-up for Commonwealth Polo, finalists Will Boland and Carter Carnegie will return for Three Trees, and UK Polo will round out the competition.

Commonwealth Polo Club will be taking advantage of the USPA's Tournament Support Program (TSP) for the National Arena Delegate's Cup, which provides eligible USPA Member Clubs with waived tournament fees, trophies or trophy reimbursements up to $1,200, one professional umpire and $2,500 in prize money at no extra cost.

The USPA originally created the Tournament Stimulus Package (TSP) to help member clubs host USPA events when the United States was emerging from the first wave of the COVID-19 crisis. The USPA wanted to continue to support member clubs with TSP benefits in 2022. Therefore, it extended and expanded TSP under a new name - the Tournament Support Program. Each USPA Member Club can obtain TSP benefits for two USPA events, with the option of a third under specific circumstances.

Photo: 2021 National Arena Delegate's Cup Champions: Orea Polo - Jorge Vasquez, Nik Feldman, Petra Sobotova. ©Lindsay Dolan

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TEAMS AND ROSTERS

Bracket I

Bracket II

Bracket III

Bracket IV

Bracket V

Bracket VI

Bracket VII

Bracket VIII

Bracket IX

Bracket X

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Commonwealth Polo (3-1)

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Justin Schick
Outdoor: 1T
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Nik Feldman
Outdoor: 4
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Jorge Vasquez
Outdoor: 4

UK Polo (2-2)

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Caroline Mooney
Outdoor: 0
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Federico Puyana
Outdoor: 3
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Will Green
Outdoor: 3

Three Trees (1-3)

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Will Boland
Outdoor: 2
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Joaquin Vilgre La Madrid
Outdoor: 2T
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Carter Carnegie
Outdoor: 3
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Ben Lynch
Substitute
Arena: 3

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TOURNAMENT GAMES

Friday, Sep 30, 2022

September 30

Final

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Commonwealth Polo Club

Commonwealth Polo logo

Commonwealth Polo (3-1)

6

Three Trees logo

Three Trees (1-3)

9

September 30

Final

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Commonwealth Polo Club

Commonwealth Polo logo

Commonwealth Polo (3-1)

11

UK Polo logo

UK Polo (2-2)

5

September 30

Final

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Commonwealth Polo Club

UK Polo logo

UK Polo (2-2)

8

Three Trees logo

Three Trees (1-3)

3

Sunday, Oct 2, 2022

October 02

Final

NATIONAL ARENA DELEGATE'S CUP

Commonwealth Polo Club

Three Trees logo

Three Trees (1-3)

12

Commonwealth Polo logo

Commonwealth Polo (3-1)

13

October 02

Final

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Commonwealth Polo Club

Three Trees logo

Three Trees (1-3)

7

UK Polo logo

UK Polo (2-2)

11

October 02

Final

NATIONAL ARENA DELEGATE'S CUP

Commonwealth Polo Club

UK Polo logo

UK Polo (2-2)

10

Commonwealth Polo logo

Commonwealth Polo (3-1)

14

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THE VENUE

Commonwealth Polo Club located in Paris, Kentucky, was founded in 2015. Situated in a convenient location, close to all Lexington equine activities, the quality land is highlighted by an enclosed polo arena for all levels of player. Home of the University of Kentucky polo team and Commonwealth High School interscholastic polo team, Commonwealth Polo Club offers play nine months out of the year.

Commonwealth Polo Club has something for everyone offering live polo matches, and events such as "Noches de Polo," an evening polo event under the lights including food and music. Complete with an outdoor deck, fire pit and beautiful scenery, Commonwealth Polo Club is the ideal setting to host a party or event. Open to both experienced polo players and beginners alike, Commonwealth Polo Club has just what each person needs. Players can board, bring their horses, or lease a polo pony for lessons.


2665 Bethlehem Rd
Paris, KY 40361
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