Youth Development Program (YDP) Application


The APA Player Development Program would like to invite all interested youth players to join the Youth Development Program for the year. The Youth Development Program is open to all APA members under the age of 21. Membership is good for one year, resetting on December 31st, and is $75.


  • Coaching at tournaments
  • Invitations to YDP specific events, clinics and camps
  • Mentorship in a variety of topics (horsemanship, polocrosse skills, traveling tips/connections, etc.)
  • A YDP Member t-shirt
  • Automatically “long listed” for all YDP tours


  • You must be under 21 as of January 1st of the year you apply for membership
  • You must have access to at least one qualified horse (NOTE: number of horses required may be different if you are applying to be a part of a specific event or tour)
  • You may be asked to seek sponsors and/or participate in fundraising for the YDP, as appropriate for planned activities. This money will not apply to any one person’s account for clinics, camps, or tours.

Become a Nationals Sponsor!

Become a Nationals Sponsor! The APA is looking for Nationals Sponsors! If you are interested, or know someone (or business that would be), we have a package for you! Please reach out to the Sponsorship team (Katelyn Pierce or Karen Byrd Wiggins) if you have any questions!

U16 Tour Team

Meet the USA U16 Tour Players A series of U16 test matches are scheduled to take place in Virginia between the United Kingdom and the United States. A team of eight under-16 inbound players are traveling from the UK to play a team of seven under-16 players chosen to represent the USA. The U16 Tour

Blue Crab Classic Tournament Results 2023

A Grade 1st – Francois Koekeloer, Rahul Desai, Sarah Desai 2nd – Ryan Reppening, Ryan Strider, Emma Strider 3rd – Catherine Hanagan, Karl Balogh, Kat Liner Best Player: Ryan Strider Best Horse: Zema B Grade 1st – Charla Cameron, Ella Lavogna, Erin Strider 2nd – Sara Cifelli, Clare Lynam, Riley Wright 3rd – Kelsi Williams,