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GENERAL
GEORGE S. PATTON CUP

BALLOONS & BRIDLES

SUNDAY, JULY 18TH, 2021 @ 3:00 PM

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MATCH & EVENT INFORMATION

SUNDAY, JULY 24TH, 2022

Chicago Polo Association's second 12-Goal tournament gets underway with the start of the USPA Central Circuit General George S. Patton Jr. Cup at the Oak Brook Polo Club and matches at the Las Brisas Farm & Polo Club. The USPA nationally sanctioned circuit trophy is named after after the famous general in the United States Army who commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the Third United States Army in France and Germany after the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944, along with numerous other accolades.

Prior to the featured match, the Oak Brook Polo Club will host the return of the Butler Junior Challenge Cup. A youth exhibition match featuring Chicagoland's rising youth polo stars 18 years and younger. The match will be the beginning of what will become annaul tournament featuring local and out-of-state young adults.

In addition to this highly anticipated Championship match, the day will end with a Hot Air Balloon display on the field. Between 3-4 hot air balloons will be inflated and displayed as the sun sets on the Cecil Smith Field giving guests an incredible evening view of these balloons as they light up the field with their burners. Balloons will not lift off, but may ascend 30-50 feet while tethered to the ground. The display and ascension will be determined on whether weather conditions are safe to inflate and display.

MATCH SCHEDULE

  • 1:00 PM - Gates Open to Public

  • 1:30 PM - Butler Junior Challenge Match Begins

  • 3:00 PM - On-Field Polo Festivities Begin

  • 3:15 PM - Featured Match Begins

  • 4:00 PM - Halftime Divot Stomp

  • 5:00 PM - Match Ends

  • 5:30 PM - Awards Ceremony

MATCH-UP:

OAK BROOK POLO CLUB

  • #1  Herndon Radcliff (Hcap 3)

  • #2  Horacio Onetto (Hcao 4)

  • #3  Tommy Conllingwood (Hcap 5) 

  • #4  James Drury (Hcap 0)

TBD

  • #1

  • #2 

  • #3 

  • #4

ACTIVITIES & PEFORMANCES

  • Pre-Match On-Field Land Rover Show

  • Best Hat Contest

  • Best Tailgate Contest

  • On-Field Evening Hot Air Balloon Display

Majority of Oak Brook Polo's are in association with tournament competition. Match-ups for Sunday's event won't be determine until 1-3 days prior to the scheduled match.

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