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How do I get to Piocho Ranch?

Detailed directions from Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, and the Santa Ynez Valley are available herePre-purchased bus transportation is available. Pickup locations will be announced soon.

What is included in the ticket price?

Click here for ticket pricing and information

Does General Admission have shade?

Yes, there is shaded seating with chairs for viewing.

Can I purchase tickets from other vendors?

All tickets must be purchased through PHP or directly from our ticketing website. No other tickets will be honored.

Is there onsite parking?

Yes, there is free onsite parking for all ticket holders.

What do I wear?

The Santa Ynez Valley Polo Classic is an opportunity to be a part of the style and glamour of Polo! New for 2020: Celebrate the Roaring Twenties! In the VIP section, gentlemen are encouraged to wear summer suits and women are encouraged to wear dresses and their most daring of hats.

There is a hat contest in each ticket section with fabulous gift baskets for winners.

Weather varies but high temperatures are expected. To access current weather at event: www.weather.com and use zip code 93460. Sunscreen, hats and light-weight clothing are recommended. Guests are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes (flats, sandals or wedges for women) as there is a 5 minute walk to and from event parking. There is cart transportation for the mobility-impaired.

For more inspiration, visit our photo album on Facebook.

What can I bring?

• Picnic blankets, beach towels and small chairs in General Admission ONLY!
• Hats
• Sunscreen

What can’t I bring?

• Outside alcohol or any open containers
• Weapons or replicas of weapons
• Pets except service animals
• Large beach umbrellas
• Bikes
• Professional camera lenses
• Tripods (with professional equipment) or selfie sticks
• Drones
• Hoverboards
• Noise-makers

Will cash or credit cards be accepted onsite?

All major credit cards are accepted. However, cash is recommended for quicker transactions.

Will there be security, first aid and lost & found, if needed?

Security will be stationed throughout the entire venue. For further questions, first aid, and lost & found inquiries, staff members wearing designated “staff” polo shirts will be available to assist you.

Polo is an intense physical sport and by entering the event, you agree to accept all responsibility for your safety. Keep your eyes out for flying polo balls!

How can I reach out with additional questions?

General inquiries: Contact Kristina Stewart at kristina@syvphp.org or 805-686-0295 x109
Press inquiries: Contact Dean Palius at dap@syvphp.org or 805-686-0295 x108