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Polo tournaments for schools & universities


About Us

SUPA was established in 1991 to promote and develop polo in schools and universities throughout the UK. SUPA is a centre point for advice, guidance and encouragement within schools and universities polo.

SUPA organises National Tournaments at various venues throughout the UK at all levels and abilities.

An active winter (arena) programme is also run allowing both regular and new players to practice and play all year round.

SUPA’s aim is to make polo accessible and inclusive to all schools and universities players thoughout the UK, building lifetime friendships across a shared love of equine pursuits.

Universities has grown from  25 teams in 1991 in one tournament to 160 teams in 2020, making our National Championships the largest team equestrian championships in the world.  Schools polo has steadily grown year on year and many schools players continue on to represent their University as well as achieving higher accolades in the world of Polo. The current Captain of England James Beim participated in SUPA run polo tournaments whilst studying at Cheltenham College, as have many other UK national players.

SUPA is a pathway to a future of polo be it professional or social.

SUPA has given me the best memories of my time at university.
Student
University of Kent
Joining SUPA was the best decision I ever made. I found friends and a sport I love for life.
Student
Exeter University
Thank you for making running polo so easy and straightforward for me over the past few years.
Teacher
Senior School
Hands down the highlight of my university experience. SUPA really helped me make friends and be more confident in myself.
Student
University of St Andrews
SUPA gave me an opportunity to discover a sport I love, regardless of riding experience.
Student
University of Brighton
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If you would like to become involved with SUPA please contact Administration@supa.org.uk for more information.