ASPEN, Colo., December 13, 2017----ChukkerTV, worldwide leaders in state-of-the art polo broadcasting, will live stream this week's St. Regis World Snow Polo Championship.
It is the third consecutive year the much-anticipated tournament and final stop on the World Polo Tour will be live streamed in its entirety and exclusively by ChukkerTV, an independent media company based in Wellington, Fla.
ChukkerTV will capture the glitz, glamour and excitement of the three-day tournament at Aspen Valley Polo Club and Rio Grande Park. Polo announcer Dale Schwetz will provide play-by-play commentary and interviews.
ChukkerTV was the first to introduce state-of-the-art live streaming technology in January, 2014 at Wellington-based Grand Champions Polo Club, where it was well-received for its cutting-edge technology and ability to promote the sport to a larger audience.
In 2014, ChukkerTV helped broadcast the Snow Polo World Championship with NBC, but it wasn't live.
ChukkerTV and its executive producer Mike Ferreira have played a huge role in improving the game by supplying instant replay technology, team challenges and reviews. It continues to build and improve its technology platforms and reach new heights for polo.
ChukkerTV has put together an impressive resume over four years of live streaming polo games that have been viewed around the world on its interactive website.
ChukkerTV live streamed games of the 2015, 2016 and 2017 high goal polo season at International Polo Club Palm Beach and several others by supplying content to USPA Polo Network.
In 2016, ChukkerTV and USPA, the sport's governing body, entered a three-year partnership to become the live stream provider for USPA Polo Network on uspolo.org. In 2017, the USPA live streamed approximately 140 games including the 113th U.S. Open Polo Championship, all Florida high goal tournaments, East Coast Open, Pacific Coast Open, U.S. Open Women's Polo Championship, U.S. Open Arena Polo Championship, National Youth Tournament Series, men's and women's National Intercollegiate Championships, International Intercollegiate Challenge Cup, Townsend Cup, USPA International Cup, National 20-Goal and North American Cup.
ChukkerTV also live streamed the entire fall, winter and spring seasons at Grand Champions Polo Club and summer season at Aspen Valley Polo Club. ChukkerTV live streamed the Veuve Clicquot, featuring Nacho Figueras, in New York.
ChukkerTV was the first to bring live and On-Demand polo into living rooms around the world helping to expand the sport's exposure and help bring polo to the masses. ChukkerTV's social media also features video clips, player interviews, vignettes and game updates.
For the fifth consecutive year, Melissa and Marc Ganzi, co-founders of Aspen Valley Polo Club, along with polo ambassador and St. Regis Connoisseur Nacho Figueras and his wife Delfina will host one of the most high-profile sporting events in Aspen.
The schedule for the St. Regis World Snow Polo Tournament is:
Thursday: Player and team introductions, live draw, 8 p.m. MST.
Friday: Round robin qualification games, 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., groom's race, 2 p.m., at Aspen Valley Polo Club, Carbondale.
Saturday: Play-off for fifth and sixth place, 1:08 p.m., Celebrity Polo Chukker, St. Regis (Saye Yabandeh, Tucan Pereyra Iraola, Nacho Figueras) vs. U.S. Polo Assn. (Sterling Jones, Sarah Siegel-Magness, Nacho Novillo Astrada), 2:15 p.m., at Rio Grande Park, Aspen.
Sunday: Final and subsidiary final, 1 p.m., trophy presentation, 4 p.m., at Rio Grande Park, Aspen.