Summer in BA means hot and humid temperatures. There's still plenty going on in the city, however.

Campeonato Abierto Argentino de Pato

In this game, steeped in gaucho culture, a leather-covered ball (originally a dead duck) is the center of attention. It's like rugby on horseback. For details, contact the Federación Argentina de Pato (www.pato.org.ar).

Campeonato Abierto Argentino de Polo

Argentina boasts the world’s best polo, and the Abierto is the world’s premier polo event. It takes place at Palermo’s Campo Argentino de Polo. For exact dates and details, contact the Asociación Argentina de Polo (www.aapolo.com).