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About Miss Polo International
Miss Polo International is a beauty pageant that promotes polo and raises awareness about the sport’s tradition and culture.
Polo International Events Limited is in charge of the pageant open to young women worldwide passionate about polo. They want to use their platform to promote the sport globally.
Miss Polo International aims to unite young women from diverse backgrounds sharing a passion for the sport.
Aside from promoting polo, the international beauty pageant supports charitable causes. It raises funds for organizations providing educational opportunities for young people.
Miss Polo International celebrates polo and empowers young women to impact their community positively.
More about Miss Polo International
Polo is among the oldest team sports. It is known as the ‘sport of the kings’. This sport is also where male and female riders can be on the same team with both male and female horses. Polo is associated with royalty and gender equality.
For this reason, Miss Polo International uses its platform to raise awareness about the sport and empower young women to contribute to improving education globally.
The pageant seeks to promote the beauty within and the values of sportsmanship and encourage young women to participate in polo.
Miss Polo International’s winner serves as an ambassador and works towards improving educational opportunities. She also aims to execute charitable acts globally, especially in the world's most impoverished regions.
History of Miss Polo International
The first Miss Polo International beauty pageant was created by Ibife Eugene Alufohai in Nigeria. The beauty pageant was held in 2018 in Nigeria. Since then, it has been held in different countries each year.
Nasneen Sheikh from India was the first winner of the crown. The second edition was hosted the following year in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, when Dewanti Kumala from Indonesia was crowned the winner.
Miss Polo International Competition
The Miss Polo International contestants go through extensive polo training. The judges then evaluate the contestants based on their knowledge about the sport.
Aside from their polo skills, the contestants are also judged based on their beauty, poise, and personality. The beauty pageant features several areas of competition.
Who Can Participate in the Miss Polo International Beauty Pageant?
The Miss Polo International contestants have to be born females and between the age of 18 and 29. They can be citizens from any nation worldwide.
Miss Polo International contestants must be unmarried and without children. The contestant must not have been convicted of any criminal offenses and must have a valid international passport.
Each Miss Polo International contestant has to have a community volunteer work background, have a good character, and be a person of high moral standing.
What Does the Winner of Miss Polo International Do?
The titleholder of the beauty pageant becomes an ambassador of the sport and promotes it by participating in various events and activities around the world.
She dedicates a year of her reign and travels worldwide as a spokesperson supporting the polo sport.
The crown winner uses her platform to carry out ambassadorial and charitable duties and improve education globally. She also participates in women empowerment programs in the world’s toughest places to live.
Miss Polo International 2023
Dewanti Kumala was the crown winner of the Miss Polo International title in 2019. Due to the pandemic, there was no Miss Polo International beauty pageant in the following years. The details about Miss Polo International 2023 are yet to be announced.