On the 29th December 2018 the well-heeled and finely dressed, gather at the magnificent Kurland Estate for the polo event of the year! The annual ‘Plett Polo International’ test match is highly anticipated and very well attended.
Our boys in green and gold (the best South Africa has to offer) go into battle against the opposing international team and this year, it’s Ireland. The International is a wonderful family day out with something on offer for everyone. Whether you are enjoying yourself in a picnic spot or are viewing the match for one of the VIP boxes, the thrill of watching highly trained polo ponies galloping across the field is endless.
This year we have introduced an array of new spectator facilities: Clemengold Gin cocktails will be available at all the bars. On the Pavillion deck: Newstead Bubbly and Oyster bars. A newly positioned gourmet food court which includes High Tea. 2 Chill Zones and an After Party Tent awaiting your enjoyment. The East Bank: offers an enlarged food court, 15m long dedicated East bank bar, Picnic spots and the `grandstand seating’. There also be a commentator and DJ for the day to keep you following the game.
The day will end with an exciting collection of live music and DJ’s at the after party.
Don’t delay, secure your tickets now. Come support your national side or give a friendly cheer to the visiting team.
AFTER PARTY LINE UP THE KIFFNESS OLIVER LEIGH THE FORGERY KEVIN FLOYD PROJECT `TBA’
TICKETING All tickets are available online http://www.howler.co.za/plettpolointernational ONLY the VIP PAVILION BOXES can be purchased privately via email: firstname.lastname@example.org Kids under 12 free entry.
AVALIBLE ON HOWLER http://www.howler.co.za/plettpolointernational - AFTER PARTY TICKET: R150 After party starts directly after prize giving. Estimated start time 18:15.
- EAST BANK: R100 per person, access to the lawns on the East Bank. Bar, food court and w.c.
- GRAND STAND SEATING: R150 per person, access to the grand stand seating on the East Bank. Seating, bar & food court.
- GRAND STAND & AFTER PARTY COMBO: R250 per person, access to the grand stand seating on the East Bank. Seating, bar, food court and Access to the After Party at the pavilion from 18:15
- PAVILLION TICKET: R500 per person, includes after party ticket and general seating at the pavilion. (seating not guaranteed)
AVAILABLE THROUGH TESSA email@example.com - VIP PAVILLION BOXES: o Section A: (SOLD OUT) R10 000 Pavillion Box in “area A” (see graphic) 10 PAX, VIP parking for two cars, champagne, top wines, and beers with a mix of cold drinks. Glasses, loads of ice, chairs, shade, snack box and 10 AFTER PARTY tickets. R750 worth of food vouchers for gourmet food court.
o Section B: R8 000 Pavillion Box in “area B” (see graphic) 10 PAX, VIP parking for two cars, champagne, top wines, and beers with a mix of cold drinks. Glasses, loads of ice, chairs, shade, snack box and 10 AFTER PARTY tickets. R750 worth of food vouchers for gourmet food court.
ORDER OF EVENTS 12:00 – Gates Open !4:30 – Curtain Raiser Match 15:45 – On field Pony Parade 16:15 – Anthems 16:30 – Kick off of the International Test Match 17:15 – Half time divot stomp 17:30 – Start of the second half of the match 18:15 – Prize giving 18:30 – After Party Opens 00:00 – Event closes
TRAFFIC FLOW ---HORSES HAVE RIGHT OF WAY--- The event has a circular traffic flow with 2 entrances, one entrance for VIP Box Holders and one for all other tickets, all routes merge and lead to one exit from the venue.
VIP BOX HOLDERS TRAFFIC FLOW – ONLY VIP BOX HOLDERS, SPONSORS AND PLAYERS ONLY VIP Box Holders will be allowed in at the main Kurland entrance off the N2. They enter an accelerated lane into the main traffic flow and travel directly to the Pavilion. To exit the venue, they will follow the main traffic flow out of the venue.
ALL OTHER TICKET HOLDERS (includes on the day sales) – PAVILION TICKET, EAST BANK, GRAND STAND & AFTER PARTY Entrance is off the N2, just before Kurland, onto a dirt road that leads to the back gate. This traffic flow will take you to “drive-thru” lane system. - PRE-PURCHASED ONLINE: If you have purchased online, keep in the right lanes and have your tickets ready for scanning. The lanes will take you to a toll gate where you will get your bar code scanned and receive your relevant arm bands. From this point, you will be guided back into the main traffic flow and either park for the Pavilion or East Bank. - ON THE DAY SALES: If you are planning to buy at the gate on the day, keep to the far-left lane. This lane will take you to a large temporary parking area, where you can alight your vehicle and walk to the ticket stations. All tickets (if not sold out) are available on the day. Once you have purchased your ticket you will receive your arm bands. From there you can continue in your car where you will be guided back into the traffic flow to park for the Pavilion or East Bank.
EXIT There is one exit, all vehicles (including shuttles and taxis) must follow the traffic flow and EXIT signs out of the venue and back onto the N2.
HOWLER CASHLESS SYSTEM The howler cashless system has replaced the “Coupon” system of last year. When purchasing your tickets online you can pre-load your event card with credit for spending on the day. Cards can be purchased and loaded on the day from the various stations situated across the venue. Cash and card are accepted at the loading stations.
Several ‘top up’ stations will be strategically positioned across the venue to make your experience smooth and effortless. The pavilion will also have two ‘mobile credit card top up people’ to assist you whilst in your VIP box.
This card system is designed to speed up transaction times and therefore queue times at the food court and bars will be minimized. Simply tap your card to make a purchase.
NO CASH ACCEPTED BY ANY VENDOR OR BAR – ONLY THE HOWLER CARD WILL BE ACCEPTED
PLEASE REMEMBER The event organizers & property owners and/ or legal custodians of the property do not accept any responsibility whatsoever for injury, death, loss or damage of any nature to persons, vehicles or belongings. This also applies to negligence by the organizers of any kind. Entry and participation in the event is entirely at your own risk.
By participating; it is assumed that you have read and accept these terms & conditions as prescribed above.
ENTER AT OWN RISK NO ALCOHOL SERVED TO U/18S TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE RIGHT OF ADMISSION RESERVED NO GLASS PLEASE DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE – have fun responsibly! FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org 064 877 2457 www.plettpolo.co.za
EMERGENCY NUMBERS Medic services – Security services – Police – Taxi Service –