The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships drew the biggest polo crowd in the country in 2016 with over 11,000 fans enjoying the matches at the annual Polo Party…how many will attend the 2017 Championships this weekend, November 11th & 12th? The 2017 Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships at WestWorld of Scottsdale in McDowell Mountain Ranch will feature Santa Barbara vs. Polo Azteca, Seattle vs. Arizona Polo Club, and the reigning champions, the Aspen Valley Polo Club vs. the Monte Carlo Polo Team and end with The Women’s Sunset Polo Match. Attendees will also get a sneak preview of the 2018 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show and a preview of the Barrett-Jackson 2018 Collector Car Auction. Local Ferrari and Lamborghini car clubs will also represent lining the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championship field.
Returning this year are two fashion shows: Canine Couture and the World’s “Longest” Catwalk Fashion Show. The Canine Couture will feature sharply dressed furry friends, and will be judged on the creativity of their outfits. In partnership with Phoenix Fashion Week, the World’s “Longest” Catwalk Fashion Show will showcase more than 100 models strutting their stuff for nearly 200 yards on the polo field.
New for 2017:
-Scottsdale Maserati Sunday Brunch: The brunch starts at 10:45am and will feature tasty eats and mimosas. A church service from Church Alive will begin at 11am. $75 for the brunch.
-Fried and Fizzy: A pop-up restaurant by chef Michael DeMaria serving fried chicken and champagne. Access is included with general admission.
-Red Bull Skydivers: The thrilling performers will parachute before the 2:15 p.m. match on Saturday onto the Wells Fargo Private Bank Field at WestWorld.
-The World’s Most Elegant Arm Wrestling: Travis Bagent, a top competitor in the World Armwrestling League, will host a classy tournament on Saturday. Then he’ll challenge anyone to take him on later in the day, but competitors will have to be wearing a hat, tie or nice jacket to participate.
When: Gates open Saturday, November 11th @10:45am & Sunday, November 12th @ 10:45am
Where: WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N. Pima Road
Admission: $20-$35 for general admission. Pricing varies for VIP tents, lounges and tables. There’s limited spots for guests to park their cars and RVs field-side, ranging from $60-$455.
For more information, visit: thepoloparty.com
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