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The Village of Oak Brook's 2013 polo season will have a total of six (6) events.
Individual Oak Brook residential General Admission tickets are available for $15 with the appropriate code (instead of the normal $25 pre-event/$30 event-day price) and individual VIP tickets will also be available for $125 each. To obtain the promo code, please call (630) 368-5022, email email@example.com, or see the Village of Oak Brook's summer newsletter, which was mailed in mid-June.
A seniors promotional code is also available. Please call (630) 368-5022 to obtain the code and be able to purchase tickets for $15 each.
In 2013, there is a total of six (6) dates*. The remaining events will be held on:
- Friday, July 19th (3:30pm match) 2013 Inaugural Match
- Sunday, July 28th (1:00pm and 3:30pm matches)
- Sunday, August 18th (1:00pm and 3:30pm matches)
- Sunday, August 25th (1:00pm and 3:30pm matches)
- Sunday, September 15th (1:00pm and 3:30pm matches) **RAIN OUT
- Sunday, September 22nd (1:00pm and 3:30pm matches)
- Sunday, October 6th (1:00pm) - MAKE-UP DAY (Tickets from 9/15 and 10/6 valid.) -- There will only be 1 match at the make-up game due to the players schedule.
*Rain date of October 6th, if any of the above is canceled because of weather.
**Tickets from 9/15 and 10/6 are valid.
Please come back to this page and www.oak-brook.org/polo to find out additional details shortly.
On June 17, 2013 the Oak Brook started selling General Admission and VIP tickets, as well as half season and full season passes by phone and at the following locations:
• Village Hall: Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• Oak Brook Public Library: Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Oak Brook Golf Clubhouse: Monday – Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Tickets may also be purchased prior and during the polo matches at this location.)
Group tickets, special events and multiple date tickets are available. Please contact Blaine Wing by phone (630) 368-5022 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about the discounted pricing and to order.
*Please note: A limited amount of general admission (lawn seats) and very limited amount of VIP tickets will be available at the gate on game day.*
The 2013 parking map is on the event website (www.oakbrookpoloclub.com).
Rain Day - Cancellation:
If a regulation game is not played due to the weather conditions or rain, the purchased ticket will be good for another regulation game during that season. If you have questions about this policy, please contact Blaine Wing via email at email@example.com or by phone at (630) 368-5022. (For 2013, the schedule includes a "make-up" rain date to help minimize the effects of any cancellations.)
For the latest updates, please "friend us" on our Facebook POLO page or register for the Village's "notify me" email notification list for further information about tickets, parking, etc. It's easy to sign up, just click on the NOTIFY ME button on the left side of the web page and enter in your contact information.
2014 (NEXT YEAR) Sponsorship Opportunities:
If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org by December 15, 2013.
History of Polo in Oak Brook:
Polo has been played for more than 80 years at the historic Oak Brook Polo Grounds and everyone is invited to come out and watch the exciting "game of kings!" Since its inception in 1922, during the "golden age" of polo, world-class teams have come every summer to play on the immaculately groomed fields of the Oak Brook Polo Grounds. Founded by Paul Butler, patriarch of the Village of Oak Brook, the original Oak Brook Polo Club became the largest polo facility in the country by 1953.
The U.S. Open (Polo), the premier polo tournament in the country, was played at Oak Brook for 25 years, from 1954 to 1978, the longest it was ever played in one location. The Oak Brook Club was once considered to be one of the top summer polo clubs in America, and is still well-known throughout the world. It is the Village's Polo Committee's goal to restore Oak Brook's location and Club to it's former level of prestige, and have already come along way with several successful events in 2012.