Barnbougle Polo is back in 2017!
On the 21st of January 2017, Barnbougle and Stella Artois will present the annual polo match. The event will see Australian Polo stars descend on the world class links to compete in the high goal Spirit of Tasmania Match. Whether horses are your interest or the social scene is more your style, Barnbougle Polo is sure to be a day that can be enjoyed by all.
11:30am Gates open
12.00am to 5.00pm Matches & Entertainment
5.30pm Event concludes
Barnbougle Polo Ground
Barnbougle Dunes, Bridport
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
You will require ID and a printout of your ticket at the gate in order to receive your wristband and entry into the event. Barnbougle Polo is all ages however the Stella Artois Marquee is 18+.
What are my parking options at the event?
Free parking is offered at the event.
Is there a bus from Launceston?
Yes, there will be two buses running from Launceston to Barnbougle and returning. The buses will depart Launceston at 10:30am and return at 7:00pm (leave Barnbougle at 6:00pm). Guests who purchase tickets will receive an email outlining the destination the buses will depart.
If I buy a car boot parking ticket do I need individual tickets for the guests at the site?
Yes, the car boot parking ticket is a pass for the car only, you MUST purchase car boot premium admission tickets for each person at your car spot.
Can I put a shade cloth up at my car boot parking site?
You definitely can! Each site is allocated a 3m x 3m area in front of your car space right on the field. You may bring tables, chairs etc as long as it fits within this space
Will there be food available?
Food and beverages are available for purchase throughout the day in the General Admission area.
How do I get there?
Barnbougle Tasmania is approximately one hour from Launceston and 90 minutes from Launceston Airport. The easiest route from Launceston is via Georgetown
- stay on the highway from the airport or Hobart all the way through the centre of Launceston
- stay on the A8 for 40 minutes until you see a right turn signposted to Bridport onto the B82 (if you reach the Bell Bay traffic island you have gone too far)
- the B82 will take you all the way to the Bridport junction, turn left and then follow the sign posted right turn to Barnbougle Dunes
If you are arriving on the Spirit of Tasmania, it takes 1 hour to travel from Devonport to Launceston on Highway 1.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Please ensure you bring your ticket, photo ID, sun protection and money for food/drink. General Admission ticket holders may also bring along snack food, water/soft drink in sealed plastic bottles, as well as fold out chairs or picnic rugs for use in the general viewing area only.
The following items cannot be brought into the event – illicit substances, tents, sharp knives, or anything that could be used as a weapon. All bags will be searched on entry by security staff.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please email any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes (instructions below). Please note we are unable to transfer tickets at the gate.
How do I transfer my ticket?
When you originally purchased your ticket you should have recieved an email from Eventbrite asking you to confirm your email address. You will need to click on the link to confirm your account to be able to change your ticket.Once you have your eventbrite account set up you will be able to view the tickets you have purchased by clicking on your name when logged in (top right hand corner, has a smiley face next to it) and click on 'tickets'. Click on the correct ticket, once your ticket appears click 'transfer' next to the ticket type and then change ticket.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, this can be done through your Eventbrite account.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, you must provide your ticket and ID at the gate to gain entry into the event.
What is the refund policy?
We are unable to provide refunds, however tickets are transferrable, notice must be given to event organisers prior to the day of the event.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
We require the name on the ticket to match the attendee and the provision of ID at the gate, please notify event organisers if you wish to change the name on the ticket.
What is the dress code?
For the ladies we recommend flowing dresses and wedges or sandals, a summer hat or accessory.
For the gents a tailored shirt matched with dress shorts or chinos, with loafers or boat shoes.