Get Your Nails Professionally Done at a Unique Salon Experience at America’s Largest Polo Event
(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) – The 3rd Annual Scottsdale Ferrari-Maserati Polo Championships: Horses+Horsepower is America’s most-attended polo event, coming to WestWorld on November 1st and 2nd. However, Saturday is typically the day for a luxurious, relaxing manicure. That’s a true conflict. What to do?
Village Health Club & Spa at D.C Ranch has an opulent solution, located fieldside at the polo event. With four stations providing free manicures with the purchase of a ticket to the Volvo of Phoenix Fashion Lounge presented by Phoenix Fashion Week, the experience addresses the perplexing problem and eliminates the need of having to choose whether to attend the event or get a manicure.
Offered on a first come first serve basis, the exhilaration of getting pampered while watching from the front row some of the world’s best polo is an experience everyone should partake in. Manicures will be performed by licensed estheticians that are the best in the business and who currently work at The Spa at DC Ranch Village Health Club, located in North Scottsdale.
“We are excited to provide our Village spa manicure services to showcase our luxurious manicure experience,” said Lisa Rice, Spa Director at The Spa at DC Ranch Village Health Club. “Our Village signature manicure will leave spectators’ hands looking and feeling wonderful, tying in perfectly to the overall vibe of the polo event—people looking great while getting energized watching a sport of grace and viewing exotic cars.”
Fieldside manicures joins Sleep America’s Bedroom, also fieldside, as among the most unusual seats at an Arizona sporting event.
Last October the Scottsdale Polo Championships drew the biggest crowd in the country for a one-day polo event with approximately 9,180 fans enjoying the three-match showdown at the annual Polo Party.
This year, with an expanded event schedule and an amped-up polo lineup including the sport’s top players and more vendors, more sponsors, the 2013 Arizona Porsche Concours d’Elegance car show, the Polo Party is expected to draw up to 15,000 polo fans and revelers to the Penfolds Polo Fields at WestWorld of Scottsdale.
With the breathtaking backdrop of McDowell Mountains and beautiful white tents lining the field, the Polo Party will again be a weekend destination for both local residents and tourists.
It all gets started on Friday, November 1st, when gates will open at 3:00 p.m. for a sneak preview of the Championships and a fashion show. There will be an all-star match at 4:00 p.m. and then a 5:30 p.m. introduction of the players. It will culminate with a 6:00 p.m. Sunset Equestrian Fashion Show presented by Phoenix Fashion Week.
On Saturday, November 2nd, gates open at10:00 a.m. for the Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses + Horsepower. The first match on the docket will pit America’s high school champions, Work to Ride, against the country’s 2012 college champions, theUniversity of Virginia. The Work to Ride team has been featured on ESPN and “60 Minutes” and is repeat National Interscholastic Polo Champions. The University of Virginia team (sponsored by Scottsdale Maserati) were 2012 NCAA Champions and Winner of 10 Men’s National Championships, with 22 total trips to the finals. The team is the winner of 10 Men’s National Championships, with 22 total trips to the finals.
The next match, at 1:00 p.m., will feature a Battle of the Sexes with a Women’s All-Star Team vs. Arizona Polo Club (men). Leading the women’s team will be Sunny Hale, currently ranked #1 female polo player in the United States. She was the first woman in U.S. history to win the prestigious US Open Polo Championships and she attained the highest rating ever given to a woman after winning the U.S. Open Polo Championship with Outback Steakhouse Polo Team in 2000.
At 3:00 p.m., the U.S. Military Polo Team will square off against the Clogau Wales Polo Team (United Kingdom). Jeff Hall, one of the best polo players in the world, and one of just a few top-rated Americans, will be captaining the U.S. Military team. Hall has played every major tournament in the U.S. and Argentina and is a six-time winner of the USPA Silver Cup (2005, 2004, 2003, 2000, 1999, 1997) and a 2003 winner of the U.S. Open. The Wales Polo Team, sponsored by Scottsdale Ferrari, is captained by Ricky Cooper, who has been team’s captain since inception. The team is a member of the Hurlingham Polo Association, the prestigious governing body for polo in the U.K. and other European countries. Prince Charles is the Patron of the team and the Association. The Wales team finished runner up in the 2012 British Beach Polo Championships and boasts an overall record of 14 wins against 4 losses and a draw.
But heart-stopping polo action isn’t the only feature at WestWorld on Nov. 2. Attendees will also enjoy a sneak preview of the 2014 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show and see some serious horsepower with a preview of the world-famous Barrett-Jackson 2014 Collector Car Auction along with local car clubs lining the field. This year will also feature the 2013 Arizona Porsche Concours d’Elegance car show.
Tickets are now on sale for the 2013 event. Go to www.thepoloparty.com to purchase tickets including for The Volvo of Phoenix Lounge: Presented by Phoenix Fashion Week, Neiman Marcus Tent, Molina Fine Jewelers Drivers & Players Lounge, Champagne Lounge: Presentd by Olive & Ivy, tailgaiting tickets and more. Limited tables are available for reservation on a first-come, first-serve basis. Information about corporate sponsorship opportunities is also available.
Or for more information on traveling to Scottsdale visit www.ExperienceScottsdale.com.
About Village Health Clubs & Spas - Village Health Clubs & Spas are owned by DMB Sports Clubs and operate as high-end, family-oriented health clubs and spas in the Phoenix metropolitan areas. Beginning in 1976, Village Health Clubs & Spas has grown to 3 clubs in the Phoenix area: Camelback Village, Arcadia; DC Ranch Village, North Scottsdale; Gainey Village, Scottsdale; and provide unique experiences that positively impact people’s lives. Visitwww.villageclubs.com.