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GRAND CHAMPIONS POLO CLUB KICKS OFF 2023 FALL SEASON

Oct 10, 2023 2:34 PM

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Alejandro Novillo Astrada and Jason Crowder showcase high-goal competition at GCPC. ©David Lominska
Alejandro Novillo Astrada and Jason Crowder showcase high-goal competition at Grand Champions Polo Club. ©David Lominska

Polo players and enthusiasts are preparing for the fall season at Grand Champions Polo Club (GCPC), where high-quality polo meets thrilling competition and the matches are free for the public to enjoy! GCPC will host both medium and high-goal tournaments throughout October and November. The fall season promises standout events including two USPA national 20-goal tournaments.

Key highlights of the season include the North American Cup from November 7-15, the National Twenty Goal from November 11-21, and a special doubleheader on November 25, showcasing the Legends of Polo Carlos Gracida Memorial and the International Cup. This latter event will showcase GCPC USA putting their impressive 11-game winning streak on the line against Spain.

The fall medium goal schedule boasts six exciting tournaments, during which attendees witness players from across the globe showcase their skills, including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Uruguay, El Salvador, England, France, India, Mexico, Azerbaijan, New Zealand, Nigeria, Uzbekistan, South Africa and the United States.

GCPC's Riley Ganzi preparing to hit a neckshot in the 2022 U.S. Open Polo Championship. ©David Lominska
GCPC's Riley Ganzi. ©David Lominska

MEDIUM-GOAL SCHEDULE

October 3-8: Fall Classic
October 10-15: Tackeria Invitational
October 17-22: Pedro Morrison Memorial
October 24-29: Banyan Cup
November 1-5: Fall Plates
November 8-12: Casablanca Fall Cup

HIGH-GOAL SCHEDULE

November 7-15: North American Cup (USPA National Tournament)
November 11-21: National Twenty Goal (USPA National Tournament)
November 18: Legends of Polo Carlos Gracida Memorial
November 18: International Cup

The National Twenty Goal trophies will be competed for at GCPC in November. ©Grand Champions Polo Club
The National Twenty Goal will be hosted by Grand Champions Polo Club in November. ©Grand Champions Polo Club

ABOUT THE CLUB

Situated on a sprawling 102-acre polo facility in Wellington, Florida, GCPC and Santa Rita Polo Farm offer a unique player experience with state-of-the-art amenities. Facilities boast more than 150 stalls in several self-contained barns, an exercise track, five climate-controlled tack rooms, a veterinary room, staff quarters, a guest house and polo fields with state-of-the-art underground irrigation and stick-and-ball fields.

Grand Champions and Santa Rita Polo Farm host polo tournaments ranging from 6- to 26-goal in addition to special events at its well-manicured fields during the fall, winter and spring seasons. The club caters to men, women and youth polo players, providing customized playing experiences, lessons and practice sessions through their Polo On Demand program.

Grand Champions Fall Invitational League focuses on improving players' polo skills at every level. The rosters change for each tournament, with evenly-matched teams comprising both professional and amateur players. This league serves as a fantastic opportunity for players and sponsors to prepare for the winter season.

The Polo School, a 501c3 organization and a USPA club, is dedicated to teaching polo to individuals of all ages with a focused effort on grassroots youth. The school operates in Wellington, Florida, from January through June and October through November.

For more information about the upcoming season, the Fall Invitational League or The Polo School, please visit Grand Champions Polo Club's website at www.gcpolo.com.