Saturday & Sunday, October 25 & 26, 2014
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MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014
Contact: Jennifer Parks
Rose+Moser+Allyn Public and Online Relations
Best New RV Experience in Arizona!
Park Your RV and Camp Polo Style
at the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses & RV Horsepower Oct. 25th & 26th
Enjoy an Elevated RV Experience Brand New for 2014 at America’s Most Attended Polo Event!
(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) – Roll in, hook-up and experience a weekend of festivities, plus some of the best polo ever played in the Valley of the Sun from the comfort of your own elevated RV at the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships onSaturday, October 25th and Sunday, October 26th at WestWorld of Scottsdale.
Brand new for 2014, La Mesa RV Center, the Valley leader in luxury RVs is proud to sponsor the only overnight experience at the Polo Party. Staged on the elevated road above the Omni Scottsdale Polo Field, RV and polo enthusiasts can park and party sun-up Saturday to sundown Sunday.
La Mesa RV will also give party goers a behind-the-scenes tour of the country’s top selling luxury motorhome for 8 years running. The Tiffin Phaeton runs 36 to 42 feet in length and is powered by a Cummins ISL diesel engine. The RV Pass runs $250 a day or $400 for the weekend. The pass includes the price of admission for event days. Space is limited to 20 spots – reserve your spot today at www.thepoloparty.com.
As part of the experience – RV’ers will get to party before, during and after the matches in Heineken’s “Red Star Corral.” The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships will also serve as a sneak preview of the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, and the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. Guests can also enjoy the Arizona Porsche Concours d’Elegance, plus check out the Ferrari and Lamborghini clubs and over 200 impressive versions of automotive horsepower, creating the best Arizona car party until Barrett-Jackson.
It all gets started on Saturday, October 25, when gates open at 10:00 a.m. See spectacular polo including the top college player in the country, the #1 male and female players in America, the best female polo team on the planet and the only gay polo league in existence as well as the shining stars from the Arizona Polo Club.
The lineup features what will be the top women’s team in the world during 2014 featuring professional female polo players Sunny Hale, Sarah Wiseman (England) and Paola Martinez (Argentina), and the top professional gay polo player in the world, Caroline Anier (France), on the Women’s World All-Star Team. Hale is considered the best female player in the U.S., Wiseman (of Great Britain) one of the best in Europe and Martinez (of the world’s top polo country Argentina) one of the best in South America. They will take on the reigning event champions, the Clogau Wales Polo Team, which last year defeated the U.S. Military Team, and which plays with Princes Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry, in a “Battle of the Sexes” match.
Earlier on Saturday the Arizona Polo Club will take on the Gay Polo League team. The Gay Polo League, based in Florida, is the world’s only organized gay polo league and will be making its first appearance at the event.
An All-Star match between Saturday’s top players will take place alongside the USPA Governor’s Cup on Sunday, October 26, commemorating the United States Polo Association’s decision to hold its Annual Meeting in conjunction with this year’s event.
Sunday’s action will showcase Julio Arellano, the top polo players in the U.S. and Patrick Uretz of Westmont College in Santa Barbara, the top college polo player in the country. A new addition Sunday will be a memorable brunch in the Rolls Royce Champagne Lounge. Both days will also introduce skills challenges, as occurs at the NBA All-Star Game, before matches commence each day.
A new addition this year will be “The Canine Couture” with Paradise Valley’s Applewood Pet Resort. Celebrity guest judges include Gabriel Rangel, professional dog handler and two-time Best In Show winner at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show – the 2014 winner, Sky, will be attending as well; Kelly E. Carter, pet travel expert and a New York Times bestselling author whose latest book, The Dog Lover’s Guide to Travel, was just released by National Geographic Books; and celebrity realtor and dog lover Chad Rogers, formerly on Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing. Then stay for the big name entertainment after the matches on Saturday.
Tickets, tables and tents ranging from $15 to $5,000 are now on sale. For more information please go to www.thepoloparty.com.
To purchase an RV in time for the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships visitwww.LaMesaRV.com.