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Information from Cirencester Park Polo Club for Sunday, 19th June 2022

Posted: 17th May 2022

Cirencester Park Polo Club


On Sunday 19th June at Cirencester Park Polo Club in association with SUPA and Glion


Sunday 19th June 2022 at Cirencester Park Polo Club marks the launch of a new annual event, ‘The U18’s National Polo Gala’ celebrating our sport’s grassroots talent.  This inaugural event showcases ‘The SUPA Senior Schools National Championships’ at Cirencester, in association with sponsor, Glion.  Glion is a world-leading luxury hospitality and business university in Switzerland.  In addition to their generous support of this prestigious event, they will be presenting prizes on the day.

Also on the day, the final and subsidiary final of Cirencester’s domestic 8-goal Junior Cavalry tournament will be played.  The Junior Cavalry Cup is a handsome historic silver trophy, originally used as a trophy for junior cavalry officers at the army cavalry equitation training school at Weedon.

The SUPA Senior Schools National Championships will see Beginners, Novice, Intermediate and Open Division 2 running in the morning, with the Open teams playing on Cirencester’s prestigious number 1 ground, ‘Ivy Lodge’ in the afternoon.

Cirencester’s Ivy Lodge Clubhouse Bar & Restaurant, headed up by award-winning Head Chef Ethan Rodgers, will be open serving a delicious Father’s Day Sunday Luncheon Menu; or visitors can pre-order picnic hampers to collect on the day form the restaurant.  There will also be Dolcetti’s legendary ice cream trailer, a bouncy castle and face painting for the children.

All in all, Father’s Day this year will be a great family day out for families at Cirencester Park Polo Club!  Plenty of polo, delicious food, and refreshments all day, with activities for the kids.

Everyone is welcome – Free entry for SUPA members and their families and CPPC members.  Non-members £20 per person, U16’s FOC.

Event Timetable:

10am – gates open

SUPA Beginners, Novice, Intermediate and Open Division 2 run throughout the morning

12pm – restaurant opens – pre-booking essential by calling 01235 653 225 or emailing

SUPA championships, Junior Cavalry Cup final and subsidiary finals play throughout the afternoon.

PLEASE NOTE:  Picnic Hampers can be ordered by calling or emailing the restaurant

Introducing Glion Institute of Higher Education:

Founded in 1962, Glion has built a pre-eminent reputation for academic quality and hospitality excellence. We shape students into skilled, polished, and career-ready graduates who are in high demand across the corporate world.

The Glion learning experience is highly personalized, with a student-to-teacher ratio of just 15:1. We offer degrees at undergraduate and graduate level, with a special focus on students ambitious to forge careers within the global luxury industry. For example, our flagship Bachelor’s in International Hospitality Business features a final semester specialization offering in-depth study of luxury brand management.

Graduate students, meanwhile, can choose between four career-focused master’s programs, including the Master’s in Luxury Management and Guest Experience, which teaches future managers in luxury businesses the unique skills of a hospitality expert.

Our academic standards, and our proven ability to produce highly employable graduates, are recognized throughout the industry. In the latest QS World University Rankings, we are placed among the global Top 3 institutions for Hospitality and Leisure Management, and in the Top 2 institutions for Employer Reputation.

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