The 2020 Autumn Challenge took place at the beautiful venue of Admington Polo grounds in Warwickshire on the 5th and 6th of September 2020. See the event write up here!
With the Autumn Challenge itself running for Pony Club members and a “Friends and Family” tournament running for UKPA Members, there is an opportunity for players of all ages and abilities to take part.
Info for players:
The Pony Club Polocrosse Autumn Challenge
Pony Club members of all ages and abilities can take part with the competition split into three age groups (Seniors, Juniors and Minis) and providing there are enough entries each age group will be split into an Open and Novice grade.
Complete sections of three players or individual players can be entered in the Seniors, Juniors or Minis grades, which have the following eligibility criteria:
Seniors – Members of any age, horses of 138cm and over
Juniors – Members of 15 years and under on the 1st of January, horses of any height
Minis – Members of 12 years and under on the 1st of January, horses of 138cm and under
The organisers will look to put any individual players entered into appropriate sections.
Friends and Family Tournament
Alongside the Pony Club Autumn Challenge, there will also be a “Friends and Family” Tournament for members of the UKPA. This competition will be split into a High Goal and Low Goal grades with a maximum of six sections in each grade.
Provisional UKPA grade boundaries for the Friends and Families competition are as follows (these are subject to change dependent on entries):
High Goal – Sections with a total playing grade of 25 or more
Low Goals Sections with a total playing grade less than 25
Complete sections of three players or individual players can be entered and the organisers will look to put individual players entered into appropriate sections.
The organisers reserve the right to change the format of this competition depending on the level and nature of entries received.