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The elegant association of Veuve Clicquot and polo began long ago with the Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup in England, later progressing to the United States with the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic… and now this classically stylish combination is coming to Casa de Campo.
Taking place on Saturday April 4th, with celebrations and activities throughout the day from 11am to 7pm, the finals of the 11th annual Casa de Campo Copa Semana Santa polo tournament hosted by CasaLife Magazine are being sponsored by Veuve Clicquot, Stella Artois, Azimut and Casa de Campo.
Known as the “Sport of Kings”, the sidelines of polo fields is where the spectators themselves take part in a high stakes game of fashion. The dress code is “whimsical chic with a touch of polo”, so if you’re ready to debut your Polo Style, join us for the red carpet opening at 11am. Sponsored by CasaLife and Stella Artois this is your opportunity to strut your unique #polostyle.
From 11am-2pm at the CasaLife / Stella Artois Picnic Brunch, VIP guests, Casa de Campo villa owners, residents and visitors, international celebrities and fashionistas are cordially invited to join us to enjoy food, live music, pony rides and a mimosa tasting.
Meanwhile in the Veuve Clicquot Experience Tent, exclusive guests will enjoy the days activities in unique #veuveclicquotstyle.
At 2pm, the action and excitement will begin with the low goal final, when the finalists of the low goal competition will go head to head to compete for the low goal trophy.
Immediately following the end of low goal final (approximately 3pm) Veuve Clicquot cordially invites you for the traditional “divot stomping”. Spectators are encouraged to converge on the field to stomp down the turf that has been torn up by the pony’s hooves… add in a glass of Veuve Clicquot and you’ll be surprised at how much fun this is!
Divot Stomping with Veuve Clicquot
At 3:30pm it’s time for equestrian entertainment of a different kind… an exhibition of the finest Paso Fino in the Dominican Republic. ADOPASO, the “Asociación Dominicana de Caballos de Paso” (Dominican Association of Paso Fino horses), will be showcasing their representatives of the Paso Fino world championships “CONFEPASO” taking place here in the Dominican Republic in November.
And finally… Grab a glass of champagne and take your seats, because 4pm is the moment to enjoy some of the best polo the Dominican Republic has to offer – the high goal finals of the Casa de Campo Copa Semana Santa.
The celebration will end with live music, dancing and the awards ceremony at 6pm.
It’s the place to be this Sábado Santo. #CasaLifePolo
Just check out our video for a glimpse of what’s to come:
Finals of the Casa de Campo Copa Semana Santa
WHEN: Saturday April 4th, 11am-6pm
WHERE: Casa de Campo polo fields
SPONSORED BY: Veuve Clicquot, Vinos SA, Casa de Campo, Casa de Campo Polo Club, Stella Artois, Azimut, INFINITI and SILGON.
DRESS CODE: Whimsical Chic with a Touch of Polo
For the ladies think maxi dresses, wedges or flats, wide-brimmed hats, funky sunglasses and statement jewellery. For the gentlemen we’re talking shirts and slacks, and for the most stylish- light jackets and even bow ties.
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES:
11am: CasaLife / Stella Artois red carpet opening
Come strut your stuff and show off your #PoloStyle on the red carpet.
11am-2pm: Complimentary pony rides for the little ones!
You bring your little ones. we bring the ponies – fun for all the family!
12pm-2pm: A toast with Stella Artois
As one of the event sponsors, Stella Artois will be offering a round of complimentary Stellas to the first 200 people, who also get a Stella Artois Chalice to take home with them.
12pm-2pm: Live music with Chantal del Pino
All-day: CasaLife / Stella Artois Brunch
Reserve your picnic table free of charge: [email protected]
The La Cantina/CasaLife bar
The La Cantina/CasaLife bar will be open all day serving a variety of drinks and cocktails, and between 12pm-2pm there’ll be a special on mimosas!
Come eat, drink and be merry! Trattoria Pizzarelli will be serving freshly baked pizza all day! Meanwhile Lucas, everyone’s favorite Italian restaurant in La Romana, has prepared a delicious brunch menu with treats such as quiche, mini caprese salad, paninis and even cannoli!
2pm: Low goal final
The two finalists of the low goal competition will compete to be crowned the low goal champions of the Casa de Campo Copa Semana Santa.
2pm: Opening of The Veuve Clicquot Experience Tent
Exclusive invited guests will enjoy the days activities in unique #ClicquotStyle.
3pm: Divot Stomping with Veuve Clicquot
All spectators are encouraged to converge on the field to stomp down the turf that has been torn up by the pony’s hooves… Everyone taking part in this fun activity will get a complimentary glass of champagne from Veuve Clicquot.
3:30pm: Paso Fino show by ADOPASO
ADOPASO, the Dominican Association of Paso Fino Horse Breeders, will be coming to Casa de Campo especially for this event, and will be bringing some of their finest Paso Finos and riders to showcase the elegance and beauty of these incredible horses.
4:30pm: High goal final
The two finalists of the high goal competition will compete to be crowned the high goal champions of the Casa de Campo Copa Semana Santa.
6pm: Awards ceremony
CONTACT: SILGON (809) 523-2045 / [email protected]
Polo tournament: Casa de Campo Copa Semana Santa
The Casa de Campo Copa Semana Santa polo tournament will be played between Tuesday the 24th of March and Saturday April 4th, with games taken place according to the following schedule:
Tuesday March 24th
2:30pm: Marat Legal Lopera vs. La Carbuccia
Winner: La Carbuccia 9-7
4:30pm: La Garcia vs. Lechuza CTE
Winner: Lechuza CTE 8-2
Thursday March 26th
2:30pm: La Carbuccia vs. Hola
Winner: La Carbuccia 9-8
4:30pm: La Garcia vs Marat Legal Lopera
Winner: La Garcia 12-9
Saturday March 28th
2:30pm: Lechuza CTE vs. Marat Legal Lopera
Winner: Lechuza CTE 12-6
4:30pm: La Garcia vs. Hola
Winner: La Garcia 7-6
Tuesday March 31st
2:30pm: Hola vs. Lechuza CTE
4:30pm: La Garcia vs. La Carbuccia
Thursday April 2nd
2:30pm: Hola vs. Marat Legal Lopera
4:30pm: La Carbuccia vs. Lechuza CTE
Saturday April 4th
4pm: High goal final – best 2 records