More Horsepower Roars Back To “The World’s Greatest Polo Party”
Mark the Date: The 9th Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships Returns To WestWorld Of Scottsdale November 2nd
It’s the ultimate combination of things that go fast: cars and horses.
It all comes roaring back to the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships taking place November 2nd at WestWorld of Scottsdale. And it’s only fitting that Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, returns to this signature Scottsdale event known as “The Best Polo Event in the World.”
This is the 9th year of what has become the most attended single day polo event in the United States and once again there will be a preview of some of the cars featured at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, which takes place January 11th through the 19th at WestWorld.
For nearly 50 years, automobile enthusiasts from all over the world have flocked to the Barrett-Jackson collector car auctions, named America’s No. 1 Attraction for Car Lovers in the 2019 USA Today Readers’ Choice Contest.
You can register as a bidder or a consigner at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale Auction by calling (480) 421-6694 for more information.
In addition to Barrett-Jackson, other favorite horsepower elements are returning plus new car clubs and novel vehicles on site. That includes car displays from Bentley Scottsdale, Sanderson Lincoln, Scottsdale Maserati, Courtesy Volvo, Highline Autos, Earnhardt North Scottsdale Hyundai, Ferrari Club of America, Arizona Lamborghini Club, Scottsdale Corvette Club and Concours In The Hills.
A Volvo Valet debuts this year which will shuttle you to and from your parked car to the entry gate.
The Apex Cup, courtesy of the Apex Motor Club, returns for its second year. The cup recognizes the top cars displayed at the event. The first phase of the club recently opened and the club is accepting members. For more information on Apex, go to www.ApexMotorClub.com.
The Barrett-Jackson Champagne & Jazz Lounge also makes its return. The only champagne bar on-site includes covered tent near mid-field seating and complimentary mimosas through half-time of the first match and one complimentary mimosa thereafter. Enjoy the event from the comforts inside the shaded tent, as well as bottomless french fries!
All tickets, tables and tents to the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships are on sale now at www.thepoloparty.com. As in year’s past, ticketing options allow car lovers to spend the day parked field side.
•General Sideline Parking allows you to drive your car field side and enjoy the match from your tailgate. Spots are available on first-come, first-serve basis on the event day.
•Twilight Tailgating is field-side parking after 3pm to enjoy the day’s final matches, entertainment and other event elements.
There are four matches at this year’s Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships featuring some of the top players and teams in the country, including the return of Ralph Lauren model and world-famous polo player Nacho Figueras.
A military match takes place after the gates open at 10am and features the U.S. Air Force vs U.S. Marines. That’s followed by all-time fan favorite Centtrip Wales Polo Team taking on the Arizona Polo Club. The third and featured matchup of the day brings reigning champs Aspen Valley Polo Club back to Scottsdale with superstar Nacho Figueras and team captain Melissa Ganzi behind the reins. Aspen Valley will take on The Royal County Berkshire Polo Club, which is making its first appearance in Arizona. Prince Charles was the organization’s first member. In the final match of the day the Arizona Equine Rescue team plays against Southwest Wildlife team in a thrilling charity match that has a $10,000 purse to the winning charity. The winning purse is sponsored by EPR Polo.
Attendees will also enjoy live DJs, a sneak preview of the 2020 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, the Canine Couture Dog Fashion Show, and the World’s Longest Catwalk Fashion Show presented by Phoenix Fashion Week. Lacrosse makes its debut to the event with an exhibition match between Arizona State University and Grand Canyon University, and Rugby makes its return with a special collegiate exhibition match.
Other performances include the best oboe player in Arizona, “hip-hopera” performed by hip hop artist Ali Tomineek and the Phoenix Opera, an acoustic guitar showcase in the Sanderson Lincoln Black Label Lounge, and new songs from “Americano!,” America’s most anticipated musical in 2020.
And after the polo party, don’t forget to register as a bidder or a consigner at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale Auction, January 11th through the 19th at WestWorld of Scottsdale. Contact (480) 421-6694 for more information.
For more information or to buy tickets online, check out www.thepoloparty.com.