Dec 06, 2022 9:41 PM
As the new year quickly approaches, Port Mayaca Polo Club (PMPC) in Okeechobee, Florida, prepares to welcome some of the world’s most talented players for the 2023 season. Boasting a wide array of tournaments from 8 goal to 24 goal, now is the perfect time to begin planning your season. The crown jewel of the Port Mayaca Polo Club calendar, the U.S. Open Women’s Polo Championship, will serve as the marquee event. First played as a USPA-Sanctioned tournament in 1990, the competition is the most prestigious women’s tournament in the United States.
Serving as the host site of the U.S. Open Women’s Polo Championship for the fifth consecutive year, Port Mayaca Polo Club is situated in South Florida, surrounded by vast sugar cane fields and the popular fishing body of Lake Okeechobee. The club has steadily become a destination for winter polo. Located on more than 600 sprawling acres, the club has eight regulation fields, club barns with 220 stalls, an exercise track, a stick-and-ball field, a clubhouse and several acres of pastures for turnout and trail riding.
The final of the elite competition will be played on the National Polo Center - Wellington's U.S. Polo Assn Field One on Sunday, March 19. Team submissions are currently being accepted until Thursday, December 15, so don’t miss your chance to showcase your skills and make history in the process.
Dates: March 9-19, 2023
Entry Fee: $8,000 per team
Goal level: 18- to 24-Goal
Location: Port Mayaca Polo Club, with the final taking place at the National Polo Center - Wellington (Wellington, Florida)
Contact: Club Manager Laura Linfoot Townsend at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can enter your team in the U.S. Open Women’s Polo Championship or view the full Port Mayaca season calendar below.
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