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George F. Hempt Memorial MS Polo Match


August 11, 2017 - August 12, 2017

In Person

Hempts Farm Polo Field
Carlisle Pike (across Cumberland Valley High School)
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
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The George F. Hempt Memorial MS Polo Match is a unique, fun-filled, two-day event which supports the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. We would like to thank the Hempt Family for their generous support of the Society and hosting the polo match. Max Hempt, president of Hempt Brothers, Inc., enjoys welcoming new fans to the sport of polo. He tells everyone it’s like hockey on horseback.

The 2017 event will take place August 11th and August 12th, with the following events:
  • Golf Outing: August 11, 2017 - 8 a.m. shotgun start, Sportsman Club
  • Denim & Diamonds Reception for Sponsors: August 11, 2017 - begins at 6 p.m.
  • The George F. Hempt Memorial MS Polo Match: August 12, 2017 - match at 2 p.m.
 Below is more information on the multiple ways to get involved:



Each sponsorship level (9 different levels to choose from, starting at $1,000 and going to $10,000) has different opportunities for you and your guests. Entertain clients, reward employees, bring your family and friends, or do all three! Your sponsorship is an investment for a world free of MS.

Become a sponsor

General Admission

Join us for a fun-filled event! Pre-event ticket sales can be purchased for a reduced rate of $35 per car and are nonrefundable. This ticket will grant access one hour prior to the gates opening to the public, though they do not grant field placement advantage or guarantee a sideline spot. The online pre-event ticket purchase deadline is August 4, 2017. Purchases can still be made the day of the event for a fee of $50 per car starting at noon.

Buy tickets

Doggy Dash

Dogs of all small breeds are welcome to participate in the Doggy Dash before the Match! Pre-register your dog by August 1, 2017 to receive a FREE general admission ticket for the Match. We will mail you a pre-registered Doggy Dash admission ticket by August 5, 2017.

Register your dog


Volunteers play an important role in supporting the George F. Hempt Memorial MS Polo Match. Volunteer jobs include selling raffle tickets, greeting guests, cleaning up, and more!

Register to volunteer


Can't make it to the Match? You can still support the event and the National MS Society by making a donation.

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Winning Raffle Information

Thank you all for coming to the 12th Annual George F. Hempt Memorial MS POLO Match.  Due to inclement weather we were not able to draw the White Raffle Ticket Prize winners as well as the Arm’s Length Raffle Winners.

On Tuesday afternoon, Mary Ann Claraval, Attorney at Law, Claraval & Claraval, who is also a member of the POLO Committee pulled the winning tickets.

The White Raffle Ticket Winners:

1st Prize Tony Feliciano – Hearts on Fire Pendant courtesy of Mountz Jewelers

2nd Prize John Seroskie - $1000 Giant gift card

3rd Prize Gene Anastasio - $500 Giant gift cards

4th Prize John T. Owens - $250 Visa gift card courtesy of Mid Penn Bank

*Arm’s Length Raffle Winners:

Science Factory & $15 Gift Card to the Pizza Grille – Orange Ticket 439020

4 passes to Candy Land & 4 passes to Hershey Park in the Dark– Pink Ticket 415254

Four Hershey Park Passes – Orange Ticket 439055

Four Adventure Passes to Lake Tobias – Red Ticket 364541

*Winners that don’t claim the prize one week after posting, a new winner will be pulled until the item is claimed.

Thank you to the 2017 Sponsors

The support provided by our loyal corporate partners is an integral component in creating a world free of MS, helping us fund our local programs and medical research efforts. Sponsorship of our special events helps us keep our fundraising costs low and ensures that more money goes toward research and programs for people with MS.
Edward R Norford Charitable Foundation Highmark

Faulkner Cadillac      Fulton Bank - Capital Division   Hempt Brothers, Inc.   Midlantic Machinery, Inc.      Rhoads & Sinon LLP   Select Medical   Turner Hydraulics Capital Blue Salzmann Hughes Conewago Enterprises A. P. Williams, Inc.


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