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Published July 09, 2011, 04:11 PM

Royalty arrives in California

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club in California to participate in a charity polo match.

CARPINTERIA, Calif. (AP) - The couple arrived by helicopter around noon on Saturday. Prince William was wearing a white shirt and trouser combination with a blue blazer while the former Kate Middleton was wearing a

silver-and-marble-grey hand-painted chinoiserie silk dress by Jenny


Attendees have paid $400 for a ticket in the cheap seats at

Saturday's game. The VIP tickets are going for $4,000, and proceeds

are going to charity.

Several celebrities have arrived, including Rosario Dawson,

Molly Sims and Billy Zane.

Both William and his brother, Prince Harry, regularly play polo

during the summer months.