Sunday 19 August sees South African take on India in the BMW International Polo Series, promising a day of action, elegance and top-class entertainment. Read on for all the details…
WEST BANK DAY TICKETS give you access to the West Bank at Shongweni. This is the same side as the BMW Marquee and there are grandstands to sit on as well as space for your own picnics. You are welcome to bring your own food and drinks but there is a public catering stand, bar as well as a coffee stand available.
Ticket Price: R80 per person (including VAT) at the gate on the day
EAST BANK DAY TICKETS give you access to the East Bank at Shongweni. There are no grandstands on this side and again public are welcome to bring their own drinks and picnics to enjoy the day. These tickets also give you easy access to the children’s entertainment area. There is a public catering stand, bar and coffee stand available.
Ticket Price: R50 per person (including VAT) at the gate on the day
Children under 12 get in free!
WEST BANK PICNIC TICKETS give you access to the beautifully situated sites on the West Bank immediately below the BMW Marquee from where you can enjoy prime viewing of this thrilling game. There are two types of sites available:
Premium picnic site: Each site features a 3m x 3m draped marquee, is surrounded by white picket fencing, includes tickets for 10 people, programmes, 10 chairs with chair covers & 1 trestle table with linen.
Ticket Price: R420 per person (R4 200 per site of 10 people) (excluding VAT)
BASIC PICNIC SITE: Each site features a 3m x 3m marquee, is surrounded by white picket fencing, includes tickets for 10 people, programmes, 10 chairs & 1 trestle table. Draping, chair covers and linen are not included.
Ticket Price: R290 per person (R2 900 per site of 10 people) (excluding VAT)
A bar service and food hampers can be pre-ordered through Ward Events at an additional charge.
Contact Meagan Ward: +27 (0) 73 188 2881 or email@example.com or Dave Ward: +27 (0) 82 492 1995 or firstname.lastname@example.org to order.
CORPORATE MARQUEE SITES A limited number of these can be booked for a minimum of 50 pax up to 250 pax. They can be located either on the East or West Bank. This is an ideal opportunity to create a personalised corporate environment in which to entertain your clients. A full event management service is available for this, alternately clients can elect to do this in-house.
Ticket Price: Quotes Available on Request from SA Polo: Bridget Macduff: +27 (0) 83 280 8448 or +27 (0) 31 3033 903 or email@example.com
BMW MARQUEE TICKETS are the top-of-the-range tickets, which provide the very best viewing and a unique opportunity to entertain your clients in the stylish BMW Marquee. Canapés, a delicious 3-course meal, wine as well as a full bar until after lunch, VIP treatment and a chance to meet the players allows for a truly enjoyable day.
Being in the BMW Marquee provides numerous networking opportunities and really allows you and your clients to enjoy the day to the full.
Ticket Price: R8 900 per table of 10 people (excluding VAT) from SA Polo: Bridget Macduff: +27 (0) 83 280 8448 or +27 (0) 31 3033 903 or firstname.lastname@example.org
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
11h30 – 12h30 BMW Development Trophy Curtain Raiser
12h30 – 13h20 BMW Motorcycle & Car Parade
13h20 – 13h40 BMW Static Car Display
14h10 – 14h20 Stick & Ball Demonstration
14h20 – 14h25 National Anthems
14h30 BMW International: South Africa vs India
16h15 Prize-Giving Ceremony
How to get there from Durban:
Take the N3 toll road to Pietermaritzburg. After the Marianhill Plaza, take the first off-ramp, signposted “Assagay/Shongweni”. Turn right over the bridge, crossing over the freeway, and then continue for about one kilometre. The polo field is on the left and clearly signposted.
How to get there from Pietermaritzburg:
Take the N3 toll road to Durban. Take the last off-ramp before the Marianhill Plaza, signposted “Assagay/Shongweni”. Turn left at the top (do not go over the bridge) and continue for about one kilometre. The polo field is on the left and clearly signposted.