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C.E.P.A. Collegiate Equestrian Polo Association cepa-polo

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  1. C.E.P.A.Collegiate EquestrianPolo Associationwww.cepa-polo.org

  2. The CEPA Foundation • CEPA is a nonprofit charitable corporation exempt from federal and state income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of Internal Revenue Code and California Revenue and Taxation Code Section 23701d. CEPA IRS identification number is 95-4608252. • Goal is to support established and new scholastic and collegiate polo training programs in Southern California, and to promote spirit of competition, sportsmanship and friendship among our young players. • Mission of support is primarily derived from a close relationships with Southern California polo community, and from donations and contributions of polo ponies, tack, equipment,high quality instruction and materials, horse transportation and money.

  3. Objectives • Strings • 24 polo ponies (horse care, grooming, temperament, ability) • Polo Instruction • Regular coaching/instruction, printed/video material • Occasional Master clinics • Competition • Local teams, Santa Barbara, LA, Desert, San Diego, with regularity • USPA interscholastic and Intercollegiate - Spring • Equipment & Tack • Sportsmanship, Horsemanship, Friendship • Insurance • Players, regardless of location • Horses • Polo Scholarships • At least one for men, one for women for each school

  4. Board of Directors • Patrick Nesbitt Chairman of the Board • Ralph Rosato Secretary • Andres Huertas Treasurer • Patty Akkad Horse Retirement Program • Barbara Donahue Scholastic Program • Max Duarte Corporate Sponsorships • Dennis Geiler New Collegiate Programs, UC Irvine • Sandy Herron USPA Collegiate Programs, UCLA • Rege Ludwig Master Class Polo Training - ElDorado liaison • Janet Ludwig Polo Instructional Materials - ElDorado liaison • Noel Ragsdale Legal and Tax Matters • Wesley Ru Equipment and Appareil • Humberto Salazar "Young Polo” magazine • Chris Kit Steven USC Collegiate Polo Program • TBD Horse Master/Madam • TBD San Diego Area Liason • TBD Fundraising Coordinator

  5. Short Term Plans • Support USC collegiate, CPC Scholastic • Coordination with PTF, PCYPA, Desert/San Diego programs • String • CPC can absorb 15 • Instruction • Regular: A. Radpour, J. Bailey • Master: R. Ludwig, T. Goodspeed, D. Questel • Printed/video/Internet materials (polo, horse grooming & care) • Insurance • USPA membership • College sports program • Host Polo Club • Parents • Venue • Regular: California Polo Club • Occasional: El Dorado/Empire, San Diego/Poway, Will Rogers

  6. Longer Term Plans • Established PCC Collegiate/Scholastic • New Collegiate Programs • UCLA, UC Irvine, UC San Diego, Desert • USPA-PCC initiative: near clubs; equus activity • New Scholastic programs • Chaminade, Westlake • USPA-PCC initiative: near clubs; equus activity • Pacific Circuit Clearing House • Current Collegiate and Scholastic • Horses, Tack, Equipment • Training materials • Regulation arena for IS/IC

  7. Funding • College club • Athletic/Sports club contribution • Club dues • Club fundraising • Parents • Scholastic • Parents • Polo Community • Direct personal • Direct club • Corporate • Polo Owner/Director • Traditional Polo Sponsors

  8. CEPA Fundraising • Event planning, coordination and execution • Shared benefit • Direct Solicitation • Promotion • Sales of compiled materials • Sales of CEPA “products” • Exposure in visible events

  9. CEPA Contacts • Overall Policy and Direction of CEPA • Patrick Nesbitt (PMNesbitt@aol.com) • Horse/tack/equipment Donation Program • Sandy Herron (SandyHerron@aol.com) • Andres Huertas (Huertas@usc.edu) • Collegiate Program • Sandy Herron, Andres Huertas • Scholastic Program • Barbara Donahue (poloBLSD@aol.com) • Janet Ludwig (RegeLudwig@earthlink.net) • Instructional Materials • Janet Ludwig, Andres Huertas • Corporate sponsorships • Max Duarte (DuarteMa@WellsFargo.com) • Fundraising • TBD