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Military & Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at Sunday Polo, 16-Goal USPA Continental Cup
February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
About Sunday Polo
The 2023 Sarasota Polo Season Presented by Celebrity Cruises – Marc Bokoff – Cruise Planners
Join us for Military & Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at Sunday Polo! All military personnel, law enforcement, and first responders get free admission today with valid ID. Sunday Polo matches are open to the public every Sunday at 1pm, January 1st 2023 through April 30th 2023. Gates open at 10am. Join thousands of fans each week for exciting polo action, opening parade, live national anthem, theme weeks, half-time entertainment, food, drinks and traditional divot-stomping.
Fieldside general admission tailgating, reserved tailgating, reserved midfield premium seating or VIP midfield boxes are available for Sunday Polo. Children 12 and under are free, (general admission tailgating). Dress comfortably & for the weather. Remember, you will be walking on grass. Well-socialized dogs are welcome on a leash.
To purchase tickets for Sunday Polo, please visit Eventbrite.
For more information or for FAQ please visit: Sunday Polo FAQ.
We look forward to welcoming you and your guests to experience the thrill of Sarasota Polo, “the fastest game on four feet!”
About the Sarasota Polo Club
Polo is not just a sport with a rich history; it’s a community. The Sarasota Polo Club is one of the largest, most dedicated and enthusiastic polo communities in the world. An estimated 50,000 spectators will be on hand during our 2023 Sarasota Polo Season.
Established in 1991 as the first development in the award-winning, master-planned community of Lakewood Ranch, the Sarasota Polo Club has a remarkable legacy. In 1922, our property was settled as a 28,000-acre timber ranch. Originally, the cowboys who worked on our ranch began playing knock-around polo games in their free time. Riding their quarter horses with stock saddles, using make-shift equipment and knowing very little about polo, the cowboys played by their own rules. Rule #1 was the first rider to fall off their horse bought beer for the team, a tradition that remains in place today. Eventually mallets, saddles and a few polo ponies were donated to the “cowboy games” and in 1991, a real polo club was born.
Today the Sarasota Polo Club spans 170 perfectly manicured acres. Our world-class facilities include: 45 private equestrian estates, 7 Bermuda grass polo fields, a regulation-sized polo arena, a half-mile all weather exercise track, dedicated stick & ball fields, riding trails, on-site stabling for up to 300 horses, on-site veterinary care, a newly-renovated Member’s Clubhouse and a midfield polo pavilion