Argentine Amateur Championship


V Argentine Amateur Championship kicks off at La Aguada Polo Club with brand new amateur handicap

The V Argentine Amateur Championship, presented by Río Uruguay Seguros, the opening competition of the 2019 Autumn Season, hosted by La Aguada Polo Club, in Open Door, Argentina, will commence on Saturday March 31, and will run through Sunday April 7.

Established as one of the most successful events within the Novillo Astrada family’s club calendar, the Amateur Championship encourages the values and the true spirit of the sport – fair play, family, friends, providing a great opportunity to enjoy polo in a relaxed atmosphere.

This fifth edition will feature some big news: the tournament will showcase eight teams broken down into two leagues. All the players will be rated with the brand new amateur handicaps recently established by the Argentine Polo Association. This means that the competition is for teams up to 24 goals amateur handicap.

This is the schedule of the first day of action, on Saturday March 30:  

  • League A

3pm: Las Betulas vs. La Cautiva

4,30pm: Libres del Sur vs. Miralejos

  • League B

3pm: Esmowing vs. La Malterina SBG

4,30pm: RSK Polo vs. La Aguada


  • League A

Libres del Sur: Emiliano Nespola 5, Ezequiel Nervi 6, Christian Condomi Alcorta 7, Eduardo Novillo Astrada 6. Total: 24

Las Bétulas: Diego Harriague 5, Diego Steverlynck 5, Javier Uranga 8, Tomás Allende 5. Total: 23

La Cautiva: Tomás Gilligan 5, Federico Benítez Cruz 5, Christian Cavanagh 7, Matías Iribarren 5. Total: 22

Miralejos: Ernesto F. Urien 4, Emiliano J. Urien 5, Thomas Urien 6, José Arnal 5. Total: 20

  • League B

Esmowing: Nicolás Pisarenko 6, Miguel Vigano 6, Ignacio Uranga 6, Marcelo Young 5. Total: 23

RSK Polo Team: Jerónimo Bosch 5, Esteban Llavallol 5, Francisco Moretti 5, Christian von Rennekampf 8. Total: 23

La Aguada: Alejandro Savage 5, Mariano Bosch 5, Diego Bosch 5, Maximiliano Pistone 7. Total: 22

La Malterina SBG: Roberto Boero Mansilla 5, Juan Saffratti 4, Federico Pieres 6, Alejandro Amadeo y Videla 6. Total: 21


Saturday March 30

3pm: Las Betulas vs. La Cautiva //  Esmowing vs. La Malterina

4,30pm: Libres del Sur vs. Miralejos // RSK Polo vs. La Aguada

Sunday March 31

10,30am. Libres del Sur vs. La Cautiva // Esmowing vs. La Aguada

12pm: Las Betulas vs. Miralejos // RSK Polo Team vs. La Malterina SBG

Saturday April 6 (times TBA)

Libres del Sur vs. Las Betulas

La Cautiva vs. Miralejos

Esmowing vs. RSK Polo Team

La Aguada vs. La Malterina SBG

Sunday April 7 – FINALS (times TBA) 

4to. Zona A vs. 4to. Zona B

3ro. Zona A vs. 3ro. Zona B

2do. Zona A vs. 2do. Zona B

1ro. Zona A vs. 1ro. Zona B