Glamour, Rock, Polo and Beach in the Second International Beach Polo Cup

Jorge Chavez -
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June 27, 2013

The Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta in Riviera Nayarit will host the II International Beach Polo Cup on July 5 - 7, 2013.

At a press conference held at the hotel, Octavio Munguia, Event Sports Director, said that "the Second International Beach Polo Cup can be summed up in four words: Glamour, Rock, Polo and Beach, though we should a add a fifth: Family."

The entrance to the event will be free and all are welcome to experience the festival of the sport.

Marc Murphy, CEO of the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Riviera Nayarit, said "our destination is ready to receive the II International Beach Polo Cup, where we expect the presence of 400 to 500 people a day." He also commented that Riviera Nayarit is ready to receive all kinds of sporting events because it has sufficient infrastructure to accommodate them.

The key factor for the II International Beach Polo Cup will be the high level of play by the competitors including Argentine riders renowned worldwide:

• Eduardo Zorrilla
• Ignacio Novillo Astrada
• Valerio Zubiaurre
• Santiago Solari
• Pablo Llorente
• Manuel Santiago Pereyra Iraola
• Julio Ignacio Soriano
• Manuel Artagaveytia

Festivities will begin with the Welcome Cocktail Party on Friday, July 5, beginning at 8:00 pm at the Hard Rock. There will be a Fashion Show by Tucanê, team presentations and the draw for positions.

The tournament will begin with the qualifier rounds on July 6 at 2:00 until around 7:00 pm (each team will play 2 matches 4 chukkas), followed by the Polo Fiesta in the Barra Bar.

On Sunday, July 7, the final matches will be played beginning at 1:00 pm. The Awards Ceremony will take place at 6:00 pm with the Grand Finale Closing Party at 8:30.

Sponsors of the II International Polo Cup are: • Lemmus • Car Armoring Blindaje Seguro • Riviera Nayarit • Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta • Tucanê • Tequila Herradura • Hospital San Javier • Maserati • Outdoors Lifestyle • MACT Photo • Aeroméxico • Barra Bar • Vector Casa de Bolsa • Los Rostros en Puebla • Polo Today • Gente Bien • Maxwell • Partida Doble • En lo social • Heineken • Ginger Garden Lounge.

The Hard Rock Hotel is located in Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, at Paseo de los Cocoteros No 19, Villa 8, telephone is (322) 226-8470.

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