WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — U.S. Polo Assn., the official model of the USA Polo Affiliation (USPA), is proud to sponsor the 2021 U.S. Open Girls’s Polo Championship, benefitting Susan G. Komen®, in honor of Worldwide Girls’s Day. Sponsoring girls’s occasions world wide is not only a precedence, it is an ongoing initiative for the philanthropic, sport-inspired U.S. Polo Assn. model.
The 2021 U.S. Open Girls’s Polo Championship might be performed from March 10 – 20 on the Worldwide Polo Membership in Wellington, Fla. Rescheduled from final yr attributable to Covid-19, the 2020 U.S. Open Girls’s Polo Championship closing was performed on February 27 with Hawaii Polo Life taking the trophy.
“With one in eight girls in the USA affected by breast most cancers, it’s a illness that impacts our gamers, our followers and our associates and family members,” stated Jennifer Williams, polo skilled. “Our sport has the ability to extend consciousness about early detection and save lives by a robust partnership with Susan G. Komen.”
Worldwide Girls’s Day takes place on March 8 and is a worldwide day devoted to financial, social and gender equality of girls. Today is a celebration of girls’s achievements whereas difficult inequality and dealing to extend visibility of girls worldwide.
“U.S. Polo Assn. sponsors this match as a result of it’s consultant of the energy and endurance of girls, each on and off the polo area,” stated J. Michael Prince, President & CEO of USPA World Licensing, the corporate that oversees the U.S. Polo Assn. model. “We’re honored to be working with Susan G. Komen and these superb athletes once more this yr.”
The U.S. Open Girls’s Polo Championship has a profound historical past within the sport of polo that dates again to the Thirties in California. In 1937, the primary U.S. Open Girls’s Event was introduced by the USA Girls’s Polo Affiliation, the primary and solely girls’s polo affiliation within the historical past of American polo. Immediately, men and women play collectively as equals on the sector and a few forty % of USPA members are feminine, the fastest-growing section within the sport of polo.
“This match holds a particular place in my coronary heart in that it advantages Susan G. Komen and highlights the energy and ability of a number of the greatest feminine gamers within the sport,” stated Pamela Flanagan, a member of Group Hawaii Polo Life, which has received back-to-back Girls’s U.S. Opens in 2019 and 2020. “Regardless of the challenges we confronted this previous yr, our workforce is experiencing nice momentum for the upcoming 2021 U.S. Open Girls’s Polo Championship and we won’t wait to get on the sector to compete once more.”
On the 100th anniversary of the USPA in 1990, the U.S. Girls’s Open was formally sanctioned and held at Empire Polo Membership in Indio, California. By 2011, the occasion was acknowledged as a nationwide match and was hosted on the Houston Polo Membership till 2018. As essentially the most prestigious cup in girls’s polo in the USA, the U.S. Open Girls’s Polo Championship relocated to Florida in 2019.
All video games performed throughout the 2021 U.S. Open Girls’s Polo Championship might be completely dwell streamed on World Polo TV (GPTV), polo’s premier vacation spot for dwell and on-demand polo content material on this planet, in addition to the world’s largest polo archive. GPTV is accessible at globalpolo.com and on iOS, Android, Roku and Amazon Hearth.
About U.S. Polo Assn. and USPA World Licensing Inc. (USPAGL)
U.S. Polo Assn. is the official model of the United States Polo Affiliation (USPA), the nonprofit governing physique for the game of polo in the USA and one the oldest sports activities governing our bodies, having been based in 1890. With a worldwide footprint of $1.7 billion and worldwide distribution by greater than 1,100 U.S. Polo Assn. retail shops, malls, impartial retailers and e-commerce, U.S. Polo Assn. provides attire for males, girls and youngsters, in addition to equipment, footwear, journey and residential items in 180 international locations worldwide. Lately ranked the 5th largest sports activities licensor in License World journal’s 2020 checklist of “Prime 150 World Licensors,” U.S. Polo Assn. is known as alongside such iconic sports activities manufacturers because the Nationwide Soccer League, the Nationwide Basketball Affiliation and Main League Baseball. Go to uspoloassnglobal.com.
USPA World Licensing Inc. (USPAGL) is the for-profit subsidiary of the USPA and its unique worldwide licensor. USPAGL manages the worldwide, multi-billion-dollar U.S. Polo Assn. model and is the steward of the USPA’s mental properties, offering the game with a long-term income. By means of its subsidiary, World Polo Leisure (GPE), USPAGL additionally manages World Polo TV and produces world broadcasts and dwell streaming that carry better consciousness to the game of polo. Go to globalpolo.com.
About Susan G. Komen®
Susan G. Komen® is the world’s main nonprofit breast most cancers group, working to save lots of lives and finish breast most cancers eternally. Komen has an unmatched, complete 360-degree strategy to preventing this illness throughout all fronts and supporting thousands and thousands of individuals within the U.S. and in international locations worldwide. We advocate for sufferers, drive analysis breakthroughs, enhance entry to high-quality care, provide direct affected person help and empower folks with reliable info. Born out of a promise between two sisters, Susan G. Komen stays dedicated to supporting these affected by breast most cancers right this moment, whereas tirelessly looking for tomorrow’s cures.
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2020 U.S. Open Girls’s Polo Championship® Champions: Hawaii Polo Life – Dolores Onetto, Pamela Flanagan, Mia Cambiaso, Nina Clarkin
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