Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses & Horsepower

October 25, 2014October 26, 2014

Last November, the Scottsdale Polo Championships drew the biggest crowd in the country with some 12,442 fans enjoying the four-match showdown. This year, the show gets bigger and better with an expanded event schedule and an amped-up polo lineup. With the breathtaking backdrop of McDowell Mountains and beautiful white tents lining the field, the Polo Championships will once again be a weekend destination for both local residents and tourists, especially with some of the world’s top polo players on hand.

It all gets started on Saturday, Oct. 25, when gates open at 11 a.m. The lineup features top world-professional female polo players like Sunny Hale, Sarah Wiseman and Paola Martinez, and the top gay polo player in the world, Caroline Anier, on the Women’s World All-Star Team.  They will take on the event’s reigning champions, the Clogau Wales Polo Team, who has played with the likes Princes Charles, William and Harry. The Arizona Polo Club will also take on the Gay Polo League, the nation’s only organized gay sports league.

In addition to the world’s best polo, the event features a preview to the 2015 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show and the 2015 Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction; a fashion show; a live art auction by Larsen Art Gallery; and a super-regional qualification event for the World Food Championships.  All for one ticket price!

2014 Schedule Includes:

Saturday, Oct. 25:

10:30 a.m. Gates open
10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. World Food Championships
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Larsen LIVE Art Auction
12:45 p.m. The World’s “Longest” Fashion Show presented by Phoenix Fashion Week
1:15 p.m. Gay polo League vs. Arizona Polo Club
2:45 p.m. The Canine Couture presented by Applewood Pet Resort. A dog fashion show like no other!
3:15 p.m. Scottsdale Women’s World All-Star vs. Bentley Scottsdale Clogau Wales Polo Team
5 p.m. – 7 p.m. After party in the Heineken Red Star Corral

Sunday, Oct. 26:

10 a.m. Gates open
10 a.m. – 5 pm. World Food Championships
11 a.m. Brunch in the Bentley Champagne Lounge
11:30 a.m. The Polo Skills Challenge: Top players compete for distance, accuracy and finesse
12:30 p.m. USPA Governor’s Cup Match
2:30 p.m. Barrett-Jackson All-Star Team vs. Omni Scottsdale at Montelucia All-Star Team
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. After party in the Heineken Red Star Corral

Additional Information

Parking: $5
Valet parking: $20

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Preferred partner hotels
Official hotel of the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships:

Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
4949 E. Lincoln Dr.
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
480-627-3200
12.9 miles away


Host hotel of the United States Polo Association:

Hotel Valley Ho
6850 E. Main St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-248-2000
13.8 miles away


Other nearby hotels

Country Inn & Suites
10801 N. 89th Pl.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
480-314-1200
4.7 miles away

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
7575 E. Princess Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
480-585-4848
2.5 miles away

Gainey Suites Hotel
7300 E. Gainey Suites Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
480-922-6969
7.8 miles away

Hampton Inn Scottsdale at Shea
10101 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
480-443-3233
7.2 miles away

Hilton Garden Inn Scottsdale North
8550 E. Princess Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
480-515-4944
1 miles away

Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa
7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
480-444-1234
7.7 miles away

Residence Inn Scottsdale North
17011 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
480-563-4120
2.8 miles away

Wingate by Wyndham
14255 N. 87th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
480-922-6500
2.8 miles away

While attending The Polo Party, here are some fine restaurants in Scottsdale within close proximity from WestWorld of Scottsdale.

Andreoli Italian Osteria
8880 E. Via Linda
480-614-1980
Brio Tuscan Grille
15301 N. Scottsdale Rd.
480-607-1100
The Capital Grille
16489 N. Scottsdale Rd.
480-348-1700
Chart House
7255 McCormick Parkway
480-951-2550
Dominick’s Steakhouse
15169 N. Scottsdale Rd.
480-272-7271
The Greene House
15024 N. Scottsdale Rd., #100
480-889-9494
Maggiano’s Little Italy
16405 N. Scottsdale Rd.
480-333-4100
Mastro’s Ocean Club
15045 N. Scottsdale Rd.
480-443-8555
Morton’s Steakhouse
15233 N. Kierland Blvd.
480-951-4440
North
15023 N. Scottsdale Rd., #140
480-948-2055
True Food Kitchen
15169 N. Kierland Blvd., #125
480-265-4500
Tommy Bahamas
15205 N. Kierland Blvd.
480-505-3668

The concierges at the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau’s visitors centers are here to help you make the most of your Scottsdale experience. Our destination experts can help you find restaurants, golf courses, recreation options, shopping venues and more. Please contact us by phone, email or visit us in-person.

Toll Free Phone: 800-782-1117
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MST Mon. – Fri.
In Person
Scottsdale Fashion Square
Mall Concierge Desk
7014 E Camelback Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Hours:
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. – Sat.
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sun.
Visitor Center
Galleria Corporate Centre
4343 N. Scottsdale Rd., Suite 170
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Hours:
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mon. – Fri.
Closed Sat., Sun. and major holidays

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