2022 United States Polo Association Announces First-Ever Division II NIS Championships

Kaufman, TX, March 23, 2022 -- The United States Polo Association (USPA) is pleased to announce the first-ever, Division II National Intercollegiate Championships (NIC) will be held at the Legend’s Polo Club in Kaufman, TX, this week from March 24-27.

“As we’ve been fostering a strong community of arena polo players starting at the middle school level, it was only a matter of time before we received an increase in demand for more collegiate opportunities. After everything the sport as a whole has been through over the last three years, we are thrilled to deliver another action-packed event series where spectators can watch as some of the best players in the country, both men and women, compete to bring home the championship win. With this being the inaugural year of the division-II tournament, the stakes are even higher,” said Liz Brayboy, USPA I/I Committee Chair.

The 2022 Division II Men’s Teams Include:
- Northeastern Regional: Babson College in Massachusetts 
- Central Regional: Texas Tech University 
- Wildcard Selection: Skidmore College 

The 2022 Division II Women’s Teams Include: 
- Northeastern Regional: University of Connecticut 
- Central Regional: Texas Tech University 
- Southeastern Regional: Michigan State University 
- Western Regional: University of California, Davis 
- Wildcard Selection #1: Southern Methodist University 
- Wildcard Selection #2: Skidmore College  

The schedule includes:
Thursday, March 24
12:00 PM Women’s Quarterfinal: UC Davis vs SMU
2:00 PM Women’s Quarterfinal: Skidmore vs Michigan State
4:00 PM Men’s Game 1: Babson vs Texas Tech

Friday, March 25
2:00 PM Women’s Semifinal 1: UCONN vs Winner Game 1
4:00 PM Women’s Semifinal 2: Texas Tech vs Winner Game 2
6:00 PM Men’s Game 2: Skidmore vs Texas Tech

Saturday, March 26
10:00 AM Women’s Consolation

Sunday, March 27
10:00 AM 2022 USPA Women’s Division II National Intercollegiate Final
12:00 PM Men’s Game 3: Babson vs Skidmore

For more information on the Division II National Intercollegiate Championship, visit DIVISION II MEN'S NATIONAL INTERCOLLEGIATE CHAMPIONSHIP | U.S. POLO ASSN. (uspolo.org)


For more information on USPA, visit uspolo.org/