Polo Canada News - May 29, 2019



DON'T FORGET TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION  FOR THE WEST MEETS EAST JUNIOR CHALLENGE .  August 17 - 20, 2019 at The Toronto Polo Club.  Applications due June 1, 2019


This Polo Canada initiative was developed to close the gap between young Canadian polo players from across the country. In 2018 the tournament was held in the West, at The Kelowna Polo Club.  This year the tournament will take place in the East, and 4 Polo Canada Junior Members from the West will be selected to travel to the Toronto Polo Club to play with 4 Polo Canada Junior Members selected from the East.

FORMAT

  • Day 1 (Friday):  Dave Offen Polo Clinic

  • Day 2 & 3 (Sat & Sun):  Tournament Games.  Trophies provided by Polo Canada.  Asado after the games on Saturday, pool party after the games on Sunday.

  • Day 4:  Sightseeing in Toronto


DETAILS


  • Four (4) junior players from the East and four (4) junior players from the West will be selected from the applications received.

  • Flights for Junior players from the West have been sponsored by AIR CANADA. (Transport will be arranged to/ from the Toronto airport by Polo Canada).

  • Visiting players from the West will be billeted with families of the players selected from the East.

  • Horses will be provided to the 4 visiting players from the West at no cost to them.  The 4 players selected from the East will be asked to help provide horse for the visiting players from the West.  


HOW TO APPLY

  • If you are interested in applying please send an email by June 1, 2019 to info@polocanada.ca or call Karen White 905-505-0088

  • Applicants must be Junior members of Polo Canada for the past 2 years (2018, 2019), in good standing

  • Handicap: -1 goal to 1 goal (outdoor)

  • The selection committee will focus on balancing the applicants’ ages and playing abilities when making their selections.






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