Wine Country Polo Club, Santa Rosa
Polo players and polo ponies join forces for the Stick & Ball Polo Cup 2013, a day-long wine country tournament that benefits the Bay Area's Breast Cancer Emergency Fund. This country chic event takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday August 3 at the Wine Country Polo Club located at 560 White Oak Drive in Santa Rosa.
Celebrating the rich history of this equestrian sport in the Valley of the Moon, cup participants come from all over the San Francisco Bay Area. The full-day event features include an Argentine asado lunch, premium wine tasting and outdoor shopping.
According to event coordiator and Wine Country Polo Club member Elizabeth Wellborn, the day was inspired by a desire to help others. "Several of my friends have breast cancer and I wanted to do something for people facing this disease."
Discount Tickets: $55-$135 (Code: KPGPR). General includes tournament, Argentine asado lunch, wine, access to shopping, and event wine glass. VIP includes tournament, Argentine asado lunch, wine, access to shopping, event wine glasses, seating in the VIP lounge with a private bar and a luxury, canvas, Stick & Ball tote and picnic blanket. Tickets: http://stickandballpolo.eventbrite.com.
About The Breast Cancer Emergency Fund ( BCEF): http://bcef.org/
BCEF is a tax-exempt non-profit organization that provides emergency financial and basic needs assistance to low-income women and men who are in active treatment for breast cancer.
About Stick & Ball: www. stickandballco.com.
Founded by Elizabeth Welborn. Stick & Ball, a luxury clothing and accessories line that embodies the lifestyle, fashion and culture surrounding the international sport of polo blends together the West Coast casual side of polo with its South American counterpart.
About Wine Country Polo Club: www.winecountrypoloclub.com
The Wine Country Polo Club was founded by Henry Trione, a banker, vintner and former polo player. Since 1969, the club has hosted polo-related events to help raise awareness and funds for a variety of Bay Area non-profit organizations, including Wounded Warriors, Junior Achievent of Northern California and Breast Cancer Emergency Fund.
Sponsors: Wine Country Polo Club, Napa Sonoma Magazine, Bespoke Collection & Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley, Hi Ball Energy Drink, Voss Water, Stick & Ball.