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Prince William, Catherine, feted in Calif.

BAFTA Chief Executive Officer Amanda Berry (L) escorts Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they arrive for the BAFTA Brits to Watch dinner at the Belasco Theatre in downtown Los Angeles on July 9, 2011. UPI/Jim Ruymen | <a href="/News_Photos/lp/8c0ff6473bda51bb678bd7eb45208364/" target="_blank">License Photo</a>
BAFTA Chief Executive Officer Amanda Berry (L) escorts Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they arrive for the BAFTA Brits to Watch dinner at the Belasco Theatre in downtown Los Angeles on July 9, 2011. UPI/Jim Ruymen | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, July 10 (UPI) -- The duke and duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Catherine, were guests of honor at a $4,000 a seat luncheon near Santa Barbara, Calif., officials said.

After arriving from Canada, the Royal couple enjoyed the limelight at a luncheon at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club at Carpinteria Saturday, where William participated in a polo match -- scoring four goals for the winning team, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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Those who couldn't get -- or afford -- tickets to the sit-down luncheon with the couple were able to purchase a box lunch for $400, provided they were willing to enjoy it in a field away from the couple.

Proceeds from the charity event went to American Friends of the Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry, which helps disadvantaged youths, the environment and the armed forces.

PHOTOS: Prince William and Kate at BAFTA dinner

Saturday evening the couple attended a black-tie affair at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angles. The event was hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. William is president of the organization.

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Fans drove in from across the state for a glimpse of the Royal couple. One, Carol Untalan, 47, who collects magazine articles and books about the pair, drove down from San Francisco with her 15-year-old daughter.

"It's the love story I fell in love with, and that's why I fell in love with them," Untalan said.

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