Oct 01, 2019 5:18 PM
Great fun polo set the stage for the Great Plains Circuit Arena Women’s Challenge B Flight “Chicks With Sticks” including a women’s arena 0- to 4-goal challenge in Bentonville, Arkansas, at the Benton County Fairgrounds. NWA Polo Club (Verity Cameron, Noel Dallison, Jordan Cook, Samantha Leach) took first place in a round robin with an overall score of 24 goals. NWA played well together with first time teammate Leach who demonstrated both strong defensive and offensive skills.
OKC Polo Club’s Mas Fina came in second with 19 goals and Texas Tech Polo was third with seven goals.
OSU Polo Club President Alison Thomas was named Most Valuable Player. Playing in the event annually, this is her second time winning the award. Best Playing Pony honors were given to Angie Bailey's horse Chillin as he helped her score multiple penalty shots. Amelia Fisher of Texas Tech received the Sportsmanship Award.
Players and guests enjoyed pizza and pasta at MJ’s Pizzeria on Friday hosted by NWA Club President Kevin Gardner. On Saturday NWA Polo Club hosted an asado at the Koehler Farm.
Effective Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020
The suspension of USPA Tournaments and Events will be lifted for USPA Member Clubs in locales where hosting polo matches and tournaments is permitted under applicable state and local laws, executive orders and similar decrees. The USPA Member Clubs in these locales are encouraged to follow all such requirements of their state and local authorities with respect to polo operations. In addition, we also encourage all USPA Member Clubs to take the precautions recommended by the CDC. We are preparing a detailed list of best practices for USPA Member Clubs as they return to hosting USPA Tournaments and Events and plan to circulate these guidelines within the next week. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely and will notify you if we determine a different course of action is necessary.Read More