Chukkers for Charity will Return in August

Chukkers for Charity
credit- Daniel Oyvetsky

For the fifth consecutive year, Nissan will present Chukkers for Charity, a polo match and outdoor event held in Franklin, Tenn. on Saturday, Aug. 26. This year’s theme is “Up Up and Away” and marks 21 years of raising funds for Rochelle Center and Saddle Up!.

Honorary co-chairs for the 2017 event are Lexie Armstrong, Cathy Brown and Margaret Orthwein. Along with Title sponsor Nissan, other sponsors include Lipman Brothers – R.S. Lipman Company, The Andrews Agency, LBMC, Nashville Geek, Williamson Medical Center, Robertson Media Fgroup/YOUR Williamson, Lithographics, Tennessee Equine Hospital, Jack Daniel Distillery, Jackie & Barry Alexander, Associated Terminals/Turn Services, Ingram Entertainment Inc., Williamson Source, and AshBlue.

In addition to the polo match, the event features a vintage car show parade during half time, a silent auction and tailgating competition. Guests are encouraged to participate in celebrating the theme through the décor of their individual cabana tailgating headquarters.

The gates for the event will open at 1 p.m. for tailgaters and 2 p.m. for patrons. The opening ceremony will be held at 2:45 p.m. with the polo match beginning around 3 p.m. Following the polo match, the Patrons’ Dinner will begin at 6:15 p.m.

Tickets for Fieldside Patron Tables are available for $2,500 per table of 10. Standard Patron Tables are available for $1,750 per table of 10 or $175 per individual ticket. Tailgating cabanas are available for $300, which includes six armbands and a cabana, two additional wristbands per cabana available for $50 each. To purchase tickets, please visit

Chukkers for Charity is hosted by Lee Ann and Orrin Ingram at Riverview Farm at 1475 Moran Road in Franklin, Tenn. For more information, call 615-794-1150 ex. 32 or visit