Dec 12, 2023 3:12 PM
The 2024 season is right around the corner! In Okeechobee, Florida, all of Port Mayaca Polo Club's (PMPC) barns are filling up and the tracks are already full of sets every morning. This winter promises thrilling polo action including 8-goal, 12-goal, 14-goal, 16-goal and 18-goal, as well as women’s polo at the 10- to 14-goal and 18- to 22-goal levels. Club Member practices will start in mid-December 2023.
The PMPC tournament season will begin in January with the Joe Barry Memorial, a 12- to 16-goal, which runs from January 11-28, 2024. The draw for the Joe Barry Memorial will take place on Friday, January 5.
Other USPA national tournament highlights include the return of the Heritage Cup™ in mid-January (January 16-February 4), the Monty Waterbury in late-January (January 25-February 18) and the U.S. Open Women’s Championship in early February (February 3-18). The final for all three USPA tournaments will be played at the National Polo Center - Wellington (Wellington, Florida).
From March 1-23, PMPC will host a Regional President’s Cup qualifying tournament, with the winners moving on to compete in the National President’s Cup at the National Polo Center in April.
In women’s polo, ladies will be pleased to see the return of The Shady Lady in January (January 27-31) at the 18- to 22-goal level to serve as a lead into the U.S. Open Women's Polo Championship. The 10- to 14-goal Tabebuia Cup will also serve as a Women of Wellington (WOW) Medium-Goal Polo League tournament for the first time from March 19-April 13.
New this year, PMPC will host feature matches every Saturday at 1:00pm ET on Field 1 beginning January 13, 2024.
If you have questions about Port Mayaca Polo Club's membership options, please contact Laura Linfoot Townsend at email@example.com or (772) 228-0115. For more information on Port Mayaca Polo Club, please visit pmpolo.com.
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