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George F. Hempt Memorial MS Polo Match


July 27, 2018 - July 28, 2018

New Location, The Vineyard at Hershey – Same Great Event.

In Person

The Vineyard at Hershey
598 Schoolhouse Road
Middletown, PA 17057
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Vineyard at HersheyThe 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 2018 event will take place July 27th and 28th, with the following events:
  • Golf Outing: July 27, 2018 - 8 a.m. shotgun start, Rich Valley Golf
  • Denim & Diamonds Reception for Sponsors: July 27, 2018 - begins at 6 p.m.
  • The George F. Hempt Memorial MS Polo Match: July 28, 2018 - gates open at noon, with kids tent activities and polo 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 -- both cash and in-kind) 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.

View our sponsorship benefits, and click the button below to become a sponsor. If you would prefer to submit your information offline, please download and return our sponsorship response form.

Become a sponsor

Become a sponsor

General Admission and Donations

Join us for a fun-filled event! Pre-event ticket sales can be purchased for $10 per person and $20 per family (two or more people). 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 July 25, 2018. Purchases can still be made the day of the event for $10 per person and $20 per family.

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

Please note that this year, general admission guests will not be able to set up tents or tailgate from their cars. Lawn chairs and blankets will be permissible along the sideline.

Buy tickets or donate

Buy tickets or donate


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!

If you have selected "Volunteer" in online registration, you must also complete a waiver and return it to You will receive a follow-up email to select your volunteer role and time slot.

Register to volunteer

Register to volunteer

Thank you to our 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.


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