Ylvisaker Cup 2012


Where: International Polo Club Palm Beach
When: January 29 - February 26
, 2012
Handicap: 20 Goal Polo


Wellington Photo covered the 2012 USPA 20 Goal Ylvisaker Cup with 16 Teams entered at the International Polo Cub Palm Beach, Wellington, FL. Games were February 2nd through February 26, 2012. Results & Photos from covered games are provided below. Team Line-ups, a Map and a Calendar can be viewed at the bottom of this page.

Piaget defeats Audi in the 2012 20 goal Ylvisaker Cup final at IPCPB February 26, 2012.

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February 26, 2012: Today in the 2012 USPA 20 goal Ylvisaker Cup finals Piaget defeated Audi 13-12 in regulation time and claimed the 2012 title. Jason Crowder MVP (Piaget) & BPP "Ruby" owned by Jason Crowder (Piaget).

 February 26, 2012 Piaget defeated Audi 13-12
Audi vs Piaget, the husband vs wife teams that made it through a record # of 16 teams entered to reach the final of the 2012 20 goal Ylvisaker Cup played at International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, Florida on February 26, 2012. A cloudy and dreary day for the final, but that did not bother the crowds of polo fans who were rewarded with the intense polo action. Audi and Piaget provided spectators with lots of great plays resulting in a true battle for the win. The score, although even throughout most of the game, ultimately went in favor of Piaget - Miguel Astrada scoring on a penalty shot in the last minute of the game gave Piaget the win, 13-12 over Audi.
For Piaget Polo Team: Miguel Astrada scored 7 goals, Jason Crowder scored 5 goals, and Juan Bollini scored 1 goal for Piaget.
For Audi Polo Team: Nic Roldan scored 9 times, Lucas Lalor, scored twice and Rodrigo Andrade scored once.
Jason Crowder of Piaget was named MVP, and his mare "Ruby", was named Best Playing Pony. - WellingtonPolo.net
 February 26, 2012 Piaget defeated Audi
Pre-Game Ceremonies & Trophy Presentation



February 22, 2012: Today in the Ylvisaker Cup semifinals Piaget defeated Lucchese 13-12 in OT winning goal by Miguel Astrada, & in the 3pm game Audi defeated Coca-Cola 10-6. Piaget to play against Audi in the 2012 20 goal Ylvisaker Cup final at IPCPB February 26, 2012. Galleries are ready to view.

Feb 22, 2012 Audi defeated Coca-Cola


Audi defeats Coca-Cola in the semifinals February 22, 2012 & advances to the final (Sunday Feb 26, 2012)


Feb 22, 2012 Piaget defeated Lucchese


Piaget defeats Lucchese in the semifinals February 22, 2012 & advances to the final (Sunday Feb 26, 2012)



February 17, 2012: Lucchese, Piaget, Coca-Cola, & Audi win their Quarterfinal games and advance to the semifinals.

Feb 17, 2012 Coca-Cola defeated Valiente

Feb 17, 2012 Piaget defeated Circa

Feb 17, 2012 Lucchese defeated Orchard Hill


February 2, 2012: Orchard Hill, Valiente I & Circa were the winners in the opening Ylvisaker Games. Facundo Obregon scored 10 goals for Orchard Hill today in an exciting match against Pony Express. Valiente I and MetalTek kept the fields filled with action; Valiente scored in the last 2 minutes breaking a tie & again on a penalty shot in the last 17 seconds giving them a firm win of 10-8. Nothing dull about Circa as they out-shined their opponent Alegria 15-11, despite the cloudy & drizzly weather.

Feb 2, 2012 Circa defeats Alegria 15-11

Circa defeats Alegria
Feb 2, 2012 Valiente I defeats MetalTek 10-8


Valiente I vs MetalTek

Feb 2, 2012 Orchard Hill defeats Pony Express 15-7



2012 Ylvisaker Cup 20 Goal Game Schedule & Results
Game Times & Fields are subject to change - Please call the IPC Hotline 561-282-5290

DAY

DATE

TIME

TEAMS

Results

BRACKET

FIELD

Thur

Feb. 2

10:00 am

Pony Express vs. Orchard Hill

Orchard Hill def Pony Express 15-7

II

 2

 

 

1:00 pm

Valiente I vs. MetalTek

Valiente I def. MetalTek 10-8

II

 4

 

 

3:00 pm

Circa vs. Alegria

 Circa def. Alegria 15-11

II

 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fri.

Feb. 3

10:00 am

Piaget vs. Audi

Audi defeated Piaget in O/T  10-9

IV

 Grand Champions

 

 

1:00 pm

ERG vs. Equuleus

 Equuleus def. ERG 12-11

IV

Isla Carrol West

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sat.

Feb. 4

11:00 am

Coca-Cola vs. Heathcote

  Coca-Cola def. Heathcote   12-11 OT

III

4

 

 

1:00 pm

Valiente II/Tonkawa vs. Villa del Lago

Villa del Lago def.Valiente II/Tonkawa 9-7

I

 3

 

 

3:00 pm

Lucchese vs. Zacara

 Lucchese def. Zacara 13-5

I

 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sun.

Feb. 5

12:00 pm

Orchard Hill vs. Valiente I

 Valiente I def. Orchard Hill  12-11 OT

II

 2

 

 

3:00 pm

Pony Express vs. MetalTek

 MetalTek def.Pony Express  16-8

II

Piaget Field

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Wed.

 Feb. 8

12:00 pm

Heathcote vs. Alegria

       Alegria def. Heathcote         12-11 O/T

III

 Piaget Field

 

 

3:00 pm

Coca-Cola vs. Circa

 Circa def. Coca-Cola 12-10

III

 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thu.

Feb. 9

10::00 am

Lucchese vs. Valiente II/Tonkawa

Lucchese def. Valiente II/Tonkawa 13-12

I

 Isla Carrol West




10:00 am

Equuleus vs. Audi


Audi def. Equuleus 9-5

IV

2

 

 

1:00 pm

Zacara vs. Villa del Lago

Villa del Lago def. Zacara 16-13

I

4




3:00 pm


ERG vs. Piaget


Piaget def. ERG 11-8

IV

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fri.

Feb. 10

1:00 pm

Pony Express vs. Valiente I

RAINED OUT

II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sat.Feb. 11
11:00 am


Orchard Hill vs. MetalTek

RAINED OUT

II



1:00 pm

Coca-Cola vs. Alegria

RAINED OUT

III

 

 

 

3:00 pm

Circa vs. Heathcote

 RAINED OUT

III

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sun.

Feb. 12

10:00 am

ERG vs Audi

Audi def. ERG 11-8

I

 Grand Champions

 

 

10:00 am

Zacara vs. Valiente II/Tonkawa

Valiente II/Tonkawa def. Zacara 8-6

I

5




11:00 am


Circa vs. Heathcote

Heathcote def. Circa 7-6

III

Port Mayaca

 

 

12:00 pm

Lucchese vs. Villa del Lago

Lucchese def. Villa del Lago 13-10

IV

2




1:00 pm


Pony Express vs. Valiente I

  Valiente I def. Pony Express   9-7

II

Isla Carrol East

 

 

3:00 pm

Equuleus vs. Piaget

Piaget def. Equuleus 12-9

IV

Piaget Field




4:00 pm

Orchard Hill vs. MetalTek


   Orchard Hill def. MetalTek   12-11 O/T



II

4










Tues.

Feb. 14

3:00 pm

Coca-Cola vs. Alegria


Coca-Cola def. Alegria 13-9

III
Isla Carrol West

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fri.

Feb. 17

10:00 am

Quarterfinal A:
#1 in Bracket I vs. #2 in Bracket II

 Lucchese def Orchard Hill  14-11

 I

 5

 

 

3:00 pm

Quarterfinal B:
#1 in Bracket II vs. #2 in Bracket III

   Coca-Cola def Valiente I     15-10

 III

Isla Carrol West





12:00 pm

Quarterfinal C:
#1 in Bracket III vs. #2 in Bracket IV


           Piaget def Circa                   14-9

IV

4




4:00 pm

Quarterfinal D:
#1 in Bracket IV vs. #2 in Bracket I


     Audi def Villa del Lago             11-9

IV

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sat.

Feb. 18

11:00 am

Jimmer Newman Memorial

 

 

 

 

 

3:00 pm

Outback 40-Goal Challenge

Tickets Call 561-204-5687 ext 107

 

 

Piaget Field

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sun.

Feb. 19

10 am

11 am

The start of the Royal Salute

USPA 26 goal C.V Whitney Cup

 

 

 

 

 

Noon

3:00 pm

The start of the Royal Salute

USPA 26 goal C.V Whitney Cup

 

 

 Piaget Field

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wed.

Feb. 22

11:00 am

Semifinal:
Lucchese vs Piaget

     Piaget defeats Lucchese      13-12 OT

I vs IV

 5

 

 

3pm

Semifinal:
Coca-Cola vs Audi

      Audi defeats Coca-Cola       10-6

 III vs IV

 Isla Carrol West

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sun.

Feb. 26

12:00 pm

George Haas Final (Subsidiary)

Equuleus vs MetalTek

MetalTek defeated Equuleus 12-11

 

 2

 

 

3:00 pm

Ylvisaker Cup Final

Audi vs Piaget

Piaget defeated Audi 13-12

 

 Piaget Field

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




2012 20 Goal Ylvisaker Cup / George Haas Cup Subsidiary

2012 Ylvisaker Cup 20 Goal Format

Bracket I

Bracket II

Bracket III

Bracket IV

Lucchese

Pony Express

Coca-Cola

ERG

Zacara

Orchard Hill

Circa

Equuleus

Valiente II/ Tonkawa

Valiente I

Heathcote

Piaget

Villa del Lago

MetalTek

Alegria

Audi


Teams play within the Bracket

Best two teams in each bracket by Blue Book Criteria advance to a quarterfinal

Quarterfinalists will be matched as follows:

·        Quarterfinal A: #1 in Bracket I vs #2 in Bracket II

·        Quarterfinal B: #1 in Bracket II vs #2 in Bracket III

·        Quarterfinal C: #1 in Bracket III vs #2 in Bracket IV

·        Quarterfinal D: #1 in Bracket IV vs #2 in Bracket I

Semifinalists will be matched as follows:

·        Winner of Quarterfinal A vs Winner of Quarterfinal C

·        Winner of Quarterfinal B vs Winner of Quarterfinal D

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Teams Entered:  Alphabetical (16 teams) to play in the 20 Goal Ylvisaker Cup

Alegria - (20)

Julian Mannix 3

Fred Mannix 6

Mariano Aguerre 9

Jake Stimmel 2

ERG (20)

Scott Wood A

Augustin Merlos 9

Costi Caset 4

Luis Escobar 7

Piaget- (20)

Melissa Ganzi 0

Jason Crowder 6

Miguel Astrada 9

Juan Bollini 5

Audi - (20)

Marc Ganzi 1

Nic Roldan 7

Rodrigo Andrade 8

Lucas Lalor 4

Heathcote - (20)

Steve Lefkowitz 0

Lucas Monteverde 9

Tommy Biddle 6

Nicolas Manifold 5

Pony Express - (19)

Bob Daniels 0

Nick Snow 4

Tomas Goti 6

Agustin Garcia Grossi 8

Coca Cola - (20)

Gillian Johnston 1

Sugar Erskine 7

Julio Arellano 9

Mason Wroe 3

Lucchese - (19)

John Muse 0

Andres Weisz 5

Pelon Stirling 9

Santi Torres 5

Valiente I - (20)

Robert Jornayvaz 0

Jeff Hall 7

Santiago Toccalino 8

Santiago Bottaro 5

Circa - (20)                  

Chris del Gatto 0

Martin Pepa 5

Hillario Ulloa 9

Guille Aguero 6

MetalTek - (20)         

Will Johnston 2

Carlucho Arellano 5

Sebastian Merlos 9

Stevie Orthwein 4

Valiente II Tonkawa - (20)

Bob Jornayvaz 0

Toto Collardin 7

Nacho Astrada 9

Julio Gracida 4

Alt. Jeff Hildebrand 0

Equuleus - (20)

Joe DiMenna 0

Brandon Phillips 5

Mariano Gonzalez 7

Paco DeNarvaez 8

Orchard Hill - (20)

Steve Van Andel 0

*Kris Kampsen 6 (injured)

Lucas Criado 9

Facundo Obregon 5

*Pablo Spinacci 6

Villa Del Lago - (18/20)

Jim Zenni 0

Pelon Escapite 6

Magoo Laprida 8

Agustin Obregon 4

Alt. Jared Zenni 2



Zacara - (20)

Marcos Llambias 6

Lyndon Lea 1

Jeff Blake 6

Gonzalo del Tour 7

Zacara - 2011 defending champions of the Ylvisaker Cup.

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Sunday Tickets will be available match day at the gate.
Advanced Ticket sales including the Nespresso Brunch will be available online at:

www.InternationalPoloClub.com or by
Calling the Polo Box Office at 561-204-5687 ext 107

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The International Polo Club Palm Beach is located at:
3667 120th Avenue South
Wellington, FL 33414
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