World Polo Championships Media Release 2017 Dates

23 May 2016

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Sydney, Australia
17-30 October 2017

FIP are pleased to announce the dates for the 11th FIP World Polo Championship, to be held next year in Sydney, Australia.

The Federation of International Polo, together with organiser and host venue Sydney Polo Club and their strategic partner, the NSW Government’s tourism and major events agency Destination NSW, today confirmed that the 2017 tournament will take place from Tuesday 17th October to Monday 30th October 2017.

Six days of world-class polo will commence on Saturday 21st October, with the final to take place on Sunday 29th October.

Eight international teams will compete in Sydney for the World Champion title, including a team from host nation Australia, and the current World Champions Chile.

Further information will be announced in the near future.

For further information please contact:
Alex Taylor, CEO
Federation of International Polo
Tel: +54 114 773 4261

Fiona Turney, Tournament Director
World Cup Polo Pty Ltd
Tel: +61 477 775 592


11 December 2015

Our congratulations go to Peter and Rebecca Higgins of Sydney Polo Club for their successful bid to host the 2017 XI FIP Polo World Cup. Their professional & heartfelt presentation won the hearts and votes of the members at the FIP General Assembly in Buenos Aires yesterday.

Congratulations to Sydney Polo Club and we are sure they will do a great job.

Destination NSW Press Release


The APF is proud to announce that Sydney Polo Club will bid to host the 2018 Finals of the World Cup Polo.

Peter and Rebecca Higgins of Sydney Polo Club will fly to Argentina this month along with APF Director Ian McDuie to make their presentation to FIP (Federation of International Polo).

The APF would be thrilled to see Sydney Polo Club and Peter and Rebecca Higgins achieve their goals to win the bid, put on the best FIP finals and for Australia to win the competition. 

Sydney World Cup Bid2015

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