This year, in the wake of a World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship, the European Hardcourt Bike Polo Association decided to try a new kind of championship. The EHPA dropped country qualifies and the typical 3v3 championship, and opted for a 5v5 squad championship known as the Dominion Cup. Below you can find a video for the final at the first Dominion Cup, between The Dream and Impossiboys. Check it out:
Getting the ball rolling early, Ladies Army is taking bids for its 9th installment. If your club is interested in hosting the tournament this spring/summer, please head over to BikePoloCalendar.com to fill out the GoogleDoc Bid Submission Form. Deadline for submission is December 19th. I can’t wait to see where it ends up. 2017 will be the year I make it to Ladies Army!
Also, shout out to Bike Polo Calendar for adding this new bid feature to their website. We are excited to see if it works, and then see how it will be adapted for other big tournaments like NAs, Euros, and Worlds! Keep up the great work!
Push Push Press out of Lexington, Kentucky is offering some killer jersey deals for all of those slayers heading to the North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship later this month. To take advantage of these great deals, email Birdie Watts at Birdie@pushpushpress.com by next Monday, September 12th. Don’t sleep on this offer!
Thanks to some of my favorite people in hardcourt bike polo, Johnathon and Kelli McDowell of One to One Printshop, one lucky Fixcamp II participant will have their entry fee paid for! If you’re one of the 30 participants heading to this esteemed Fixcraft even, here is what One to One Printshop has to say about winning their scholarship:
We have decided to offer a SCHOLARSHIP to one lucky Fixcamp attendee by compensating the entry fee! Here is the lowdown:
– You must have registered for Fixcamp OR do so by Wednesday Aug. 24 by NOON CST
– Share this post from the ONE to ONE Print Shop page
– Comment on the post on the ONE to ONE Print Shop page and answer this; “What aspect of polo do you want to improve upon at Fixcamp?!”
– Like the ONE to ONE Print Shop page!
This will get you entered in a drawing to have your entry fee compensated in full. Get to it, SHARE THIS POST even if you don’t plan on going, give someone else the opportunity to WIN!
As of August 23rd there are only a couple spots left, so sign up now before it’s too late!
2016 North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship shirts are now available for pre-order! Check out the amazing shirt design above, that was done with artist Jeff Weis. You can order the illustration on a t-shirt, tank top, or pull over hoodie in the color of your choosing. At $15 for tees and tanks and $25 for hoodies, there is no reason you shouldn’t pick one up! There is no shipping charge to pick up at the North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship in Folsom and a minimal charge to have it shipped to you. You can order one (or several) for yourself HERE. Act fast, they are only taking orders until September 2nd!