Time: July 9, 2010 at 12am to July 11, 2010 at 1am
Street: Sandbanks Beach, Banks Road
City/Town: Poole, Dorset
Website or Map: http://www.sandpolo.com or ww…
Phone: 07714 415351
Event Type: beach, polo, tournament, sandbanks, dorset, british, party
Organized By: Johnny Wheeler & Jane Blore
Latest Activity: Jul 7, 2010
For the third year the British Beach Polo Championships returns to Sandbanks, Poole.
Building on the huge success of the last two years, the British Beach Polo Championships 2010 promises to be a phenomenal event bringing with it widespread polo, business and social acclaim. The format for a great summer day on the beach is simple:
• Teams of the most talented international and national polo players will compete for the Championship title over the 2 days.
• An International match between rival Beach Polo Teams will take place as the finale on each day.
• Other sporting and social activities to be enjoyed, with sumptuous refreshments throughout the day, whilst guests take in this exciting and glamorous spectacle, both on and off the pitch.
• Players, celebrities and supporters alike enjoy the Sandpolo after-parties.
‘Only one sport is glamorous enough for the platinum peninsula of Sandbanks’
Competing beach polo teams are of an extremely high standard. The teams are evenly matched to ensure a true gladiatorial sporting spectacle.
The sport is mesmerizing, a magnificent display of horsemanship, speed and stamina. Other than it being 3 a side rather than 4 and using a different size ball the ponies and equipment are the same as conventional grass polo. Beach Polo’s smaller playing area provides an intimate and exciting atmosphere for both players and spectators. The thrill and excitement of horses galloping on the sand with the English Channel as a backdrop, whilst
sipping champagne amid glitzy and glamorous company, is a vision to remember – an intoxicating mix.
The Championship Schedule
Friday 9th and Saturday 10th July
12.00 noon Gates open
2.00pm Championship Polo Match 1
3.00pm Beach Volleyball
4.00pm Championship Polo Match 2
5.00pm Beach Soccer
6.00pm Charity Race
6.15pm International Polo Match
7.00pm Prize Giving
8.00pm Sandpolo Beach Party.
Food and Refreshments
A wide range of food and drinks are available for purchase or guests can enjoy the luxury of Sandpolo Hospitality that includes a champagne reception, 3 course lunch, afternoon tea and evening cocktails.
The Sandpolo After-Party
The Beach Polo After Parties deserve the accolade of being some of the best parties in the social calendar. The Players Party Marquee on the sand plays host to the finest DJs and special guests to ensure the beach rocks with a seamless mix of music, dance and fun. Without pretentiousness, but exuding an abundance of class and style, it is the ultimate destination for major players and music lovers. Whether part of a VIP party table or simply enjoying the many bars, evening food and variety of music the party is a perfect end to a fantastic day of sport and fun.
Sponsorship and Advertising
The Championships offers an exclusive opportunity for sponsors to promote their company and entertain their clients. Media coverage has exceeded a ‘reach’ of 20 million each year and grandstand seats and hospitality sells out in advance of the event. From title or team sponsorship to advertising in the programme or around the arena boards - the event has opportunities to suit international, national or local brands. Previous sponsors include Barclays Wealth, Sunseeker, Audi and Pommery. Advertisers include Ralph Lauren, Savills and Yamaha. The International quality of the play will ensure core polo support and the exclusive environment guarantees that this event cements its position as one of the unique places to
be seen on the 2010 calendar.
The Heaton-Ellis Trust and Julia’s House.
General Enquiries and Tickets
Tel: 07714 415351
Sponsorship & Advertising
For more information visit our website www.sandpolo.com
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