Planning to Attend
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the recommended attire?
Traditional polo attire is recommended. Ladies may choose to wear a festive, grand hat but it is suggested to leave the high heels at home in favor of flats or wedges. The entire event will be staged on grass. Gentlemen may prefer to wear jackets and ties, but they are not a requirement. The tailgate side may be more casual.
What is the timeline for the day?
Gates open at 10 a.m. and the day’s events are expected to conclude at approximately 5 p.m. See link for a complete schedule of events.
I am coming from outside of Windsor, where do I park?
Parking entrances will be clearly marked along A1A. A map indicating parking areas for the Polo Event, Tailgate, Volunteer/Staff, Specialty Retail Village, Vendor/Porsche Club will be posted on the website soon.
Can I visit the Tailgate section?
All attendees are encouraged to view the Tailgate section and other attractions around the field. This year’s tailgate competition theme is “Fashion Trends Through the Decades.” See the link for tailgate guidelines and rules.
Will food be available for Tailgate participants to purchase?
Tailgate participants are encouraged to bring their own food and beverages. There will no concession stands at the event.
Where can I purchase raffle tickets?
Raffle tickets can be purchased before the event at the event website beginning November 1. A complete list of raffle prizes will be included on the event website. Raffle winners are announced at approximately 1:30 p.m. on the event day. Winners need not be present to win.
What retail brands are featured in the Specialty Retail Village?
A complete list of the event’s participating retailers and links to their websites can be found on the event website soon. Fifteen percent of all sales will be donated to the event beneficiaries. Event merchandise will also be available to purchase on both sides of the field.
What is the plan should it rain?
In case of rain, the match may be canceled depending on the amount of precipitation. If the field is too wet for safe play, even though it may no longer be raining, the match will be canceled. Other events will go on as scheduled. There will be no refunds in case of rain.
Will first aid be available at the event?
Polo is an exciting, fast moving sport. Spectators must be aware at all times of where the horses are and if a ball is coming in their direction. Spectators must stay behind the white rope and make sure that children do as well. No pets permitted. Emergency personnel will be on-site.
Where are the bathroom facilities?
Bathroom facilities will be placed on both sides of the field.