Horsepower 2021 Spectator's Guide
Frequently Asked Questions
What time does the event start?
Gates open at 4:30PM and the matches begin promptly at 6PM.
Can I buy tickets at the gate?
No, this event is advanced admission only.
How many tickets do I need to purchase?
One ticket covers admission for one carload of people! So gather your friends and fill your car. Please note that VIP experience upgrades are sold on a per person basis, so each person in your car will need their own VIP upgrade if you'd like to join us for the extra fun, food, beverages and special guest appearances.
Is this event family-friendly?
Yes! This is a wonderful event for all ages. You can learn more about the game of polo here. We ask that children are supervised at all times for safety.
What should I bring?
Guests are encouraged to bring food, drinks, chairs and/or blankets. No grills, please.
You're welcome to tailgate out of your vehicle or you may setup a tailgate tent as well. Please note that tailgate tents must be staked for safety. You may also want to bring sunglasses, sunscreen and bug spray as this event takes place completely outdoors.
Am I allowed to bring my own alcoholic beverages?
Will there be food or beverages available for purchase at the event?
No. While there will be no onsite food or beverage sales, our VIP experience includes food and beverage, so upgrade your ticket and let us take care of you for the evening!
Will there be bleachers or chairs in which I can watch the matches?
The beautiful Hickory Hall Polo Club fields are open grassy fields. Your best seat in the house is the seat you bring with you.
What is the Tailgate Competition?
If you've purchased a Tailgate Box, we invite you to participate in our Tailgate Competition. You ticket includes a reserved space right along the polo field of play for prime viewing. We invite you to decorate your Tailgate Box, including your car or tent, to show your spirit! Awards are based on two categories: Most Creative and Best Theme Spirit. On the day of the event, attendees will vote for their favorite Tailgate Box in each category. All Tailgate Boxes will be assigned a number and have a correlating ballot on the event webpage. Winners will be announced during halftime and will receive spirited prizes.