Camden Cup Polo Match

810 Lyttleton ST

Camden, SC 29020

Phone: (803) 425-7676

City: Camden

Region: Midlands

Camden Cup Polo Match

Polo —“the sport of kings” returns to Camden for the annual Camden Cup Polo Match. Set for Sunday, May 5, at 1:30 p.m., the Camden Cup—an annual spring benefit for the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC)—will include the polo match as well as the popular Best Tailgate and Best Hat competitions. This "once-a-year" event is a chance for everyone to enjoy the sport of polo. Gates open at 11:00 a.m. and the match will begin at 1:30 p.m. Concessions will be available for purchase.

The polo match will take place at the Camden Polo Field, the third oldest in the United States. Built in 1898, the field is held in perpetual trust by the Palmetto Conservation Foundation and has been declared a National Landmark.

Two regional teams will vie for The Camden Cup. Long time polo player and enthusiast, Christine Cato helps coordinate the teams for this annual spring fundraiser. All spectators can feel like a part of the match as tailgate spaces and tents are all located field side for an “up close and personal” view.

Enjoy a day with friends and family by tailgating, or just bring a chair and enjoy the match and other activities from the General Admission viewing area.

Proceeds from this event will benefit programming of the Fine Arts Center which produces the annual May revival of polo in Camden.

Ticket Options BUY EARLY AND SAVE! • General Admission: $10 Advanced Admission/ $15 Day of for adults and children over 12. Age 12 and under free. -- Anybody can walk in and buy a ticket. A space has been reserved by the field for those who just want to bring a blanket or chair and watch. A limited amount of general admission parking will be available off of Greene Street. Signs will direct patrons to the parking area. • Tailgate Parking Space: $80 -- Provides space for one vehicle and allows tailgaters to set up right by the field. The space rental includes two adult general admission tickets.

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