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First-ever gay polo tournament this April

The first-ever International Gay Polo tournament will take place this spring in Wellington, Florida. Players from around the world will descend on the town, about 40 minutes north of Ft. Lauderdale, for a four-team tournament on April 3. Full press release after the jump.

Event: The International Gay Polo League (GPL) is pleased to announce their 1st Annual Polo Tournament in Wellington, FL

What: Unprecedented, the GPL Tournament will take place during the first week of April. The tournament will field four teams, each of which is to be comprised of GPL players and anchored by a high-goal professional.

Who is GPL: GPL is the sole international polo league to be primarily comprised of lesbian and gay players. Founded to enable gay men and women to share their interest in this unique sport, GPL has created a community of passionate, like-minded athletes. GPL's mission is to provide the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) community with the opportunity to develop and refine the necessary skills for participating in this exceptional sport. To achieve its mission, GPL continues to promote participation in amateur competitions and foster fellowship and goodwill among all members.

Where: Grand Champions Polo Club
Located at the corner of Lake Worth Road and South Shore Boulevard
Wellington, Florida

When: Saturday, April 3, 2010

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Prices: $20 General Admission
-Includes a field side view of an elegant and exciting game of polo
*Please Provide Your Own Chair

$150 Tailgate Space
-Includes 8 General Admission Tickets 1 Tailgate Parking Space

$3500 VIP Table
-Includes 8 Seats at Private Table in VIP tent
-Gourmet Food and Beverage

Sponsorship: The GPL offers numerous ways to get involved and connect with participants, spectators, and even receive press coverage of future events. If you would like to get involved please visit or contact the GPL at:

Gay Polo League
12230 Forest Hill Blvd.
Suite 214
Wellington, Florida 33414
Phone: 561.868.1807
Fax: 561.753.3386