Newport Polo Club to hold benefit match this weekend

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — The Newport Polo Club will host the 29th annual charity match to benefit the Rotary Club of Newport and local 501-c-3 organizations to kick-off the summer season this weekend.

The match takes place on on Saturday, May 25, at 5 p.m.

Tickets are sold by the Newport Rotary Club at the entry gates ($10/adult, kids 12 & under free) on game day. Advanced ticket sales are available from the participating organizations below (follow a link to support your favorite). 100% of proceeds from ticket sales will support the participating civic & charitable organizations.

The classic 6-chukker match will begin at 5pm, featuring local teams competing. Entry gates will open at 4pm. The event is open to the public, taking place at the International Polo Grounds at Glen Farm, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, RI. All are welcome to attend.

If you do not receive your copy of our newly published 2019 season program in your Newport This Week subscription, pick one up at the match.

Also, stop by the field-side Pro Shop, open on Saturday for a first look at the 2019 official sportswear and limited edition collection for men and women.

For status of the upcoming match, call the 24-hour info hotline (401) 846-0200 x2. Stay current with the 2019 team lineup, latest news, events and more through our e-Magazine (sign up), and our Game Day Scorecard (sign up). Both email subscriptions are private and spam free.

Organizations are invited to plan a day at polo for their supporters, hosted by Newport Polo at the International Polo Grounds. Opportunities to participate are open to qualified 501-3c organizations. Two benefit matches are scheduled for this purpose this year: May 25 and July 14. Download the guidelines to participate Here. For more information, please email

Through its 29 year history, Newport Polo has raised over $1,400,000 for civic and charitable organizations. Initiatives include the International Polo Charity Ball, special benefit matches, and countless ticket donations for the Newport International Polo Series.

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