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Newport Rotary Club Benefit Match

Benefit Polo Match on May 26, 2018

Time: May 26, 2018 5:00 PM

Location: Newport International Polo Grounds 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871

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The Newport Polo Club will host the 28th annual charity match to benefit the Newport Rotary Club and local 501-c-3 organizations to kick-off the summer season on Saturday, May 26 at 5pm.

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; new participants and links will be added regularly).  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 2018 season program in your Newport Daily News subscription, pick one up at the match.

Also, stop by the field-side Pro Shop, open on Saturday for a first look at the 2018 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 2018 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 26 and July 15.  Download the guidelines to participate Here.  For more information, please email

Through its 26 year history, Newport Polo has raised over $1,366,880 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.

2018 Participants

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Newport Rotary Club:  "Service above self."  The Newport Rotary Club members are local business and professional leaders who take an active role in the community.  Annual contributions include scholarships for local students, support for the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County, Newport Public Library, Martin Luther King Center, and more.

Email to purchase advanced admission tickets in support of the Newport Rotary Club.