a. An individual must be a current Registered or Affiliate Player or Junior member of the USPA to be eligible for participation in any IS Tournament or Qualified Game(s). Non-members are not covered by USPA excess liability insurance. New students must join in the fall and renew membership in the spring. Students may join online at www.uspolo.org.
b. A student must not have reached his/her 19th birthday prior to September 1st preceding the date of the interscholastic season for which eligibility is sought.
c. An official school representative must verify the following:
d. Student must be enrolled at a public, private or parochial school or an approved home school program, grade 7 through 12, and be making progress toward graduation.
The mission of the Interscholastic program within the United States Polo Association (USPA) is to promote and grow the sport of polo by providing maximum exposure to the sport; recruiting collegiate and scholastic institutions; coordinating activities of member schools and players; providing for organized competition including sponsoring & administering regional and national tournaments with an emphasis on sportsmanship, fairness and safety; and by effectively utilizing funding for the benefit of I/I activities.