8th Annual Polo Classic

You will not want to miss the NSLM's 8th Annual Polo Classic on Sunday, September 9! This classy and memorable event has got it all...world-class polo play, exquisite dining and libations, and plenty of festivities. The Polo Classic will be held on the Sheila C. Johnson polo field amidst the beautiful open space at Great Meadow in The Plains, Virginia.  Notable polo players promise to deliver exciting competition.

10am: Gates Open
11am: Founders Cup
2pm: Mars Cup
5pm: Gates Close

Online ticket sales are now closed, but General Admission passes will be available at the gate for $60 (cash only).

This event is fun for the whole family with the St. Andrew's Society of Washington, D.C. Pipes & Drums, the U.S. Park Police Horse Mounted Unit, an historic carriage and sidesaddle riders from Colonial Williamsburg Coach & Livestock, a parade of the Orange County Hounds, and more!

As the sole fundraising event for the National Sporting Library & Museum each year, the Polo Classic supports everything we do. From exhibitions to educational programs to preservation of our collections and more, your ticket purchase helps us fulfill our mission: to preserve, promote, and share the literature, art, and culture of equestrian, angling, and field sports.

ARTWORK: Andre Pater (Polish/American, b. 1953) Kinetic Contact, 1992, oil on canvas, 54 x 42 inches, Private Collection. Copyright Andre Pater.





  • Wednesday through Sunday
  • 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Contact Us

  • Address: 102 The Plains Road,
    Middleburg, VA 20117

  • Mailing Address: PO Box 1335, Middleburg, VA 20118

  • Phone: (540) 687-6542

  • Email: info@nationalsporting.org