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2015 NAHBPC Format Information

July 27, 2015
john

**This content originally appeared on the North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Association website.**

The format for the NAHBPC 2015 is going to change slightly from the past few years.

The main thinking behind this is to condense the amount of time anyone needs to be playing, meaning shorter periods of time between games, and being able to relax for 2/3 of the day. This will also make it easier to find refs and other volunteers, as only 1/3 of players will be playing at any time.

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Congratulations to The Birds!

July 26, 2015
birds

The reign of Call Me Daddy (Will, Polo PAR, Luca CBG) has come to an end! Well at least when it comes to the French Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships. The Birds (Alex PAR, Morgain LYN, Dodi MUC) went 6-0-0 on the first day of Swiss rounds, beat Call Me Daddy in the Winner’s Bracket Final, ended up losing to Call Me Daddy in the first Tournament Final, and then the Birds defeated the world champs in the second Tournament Final to become the 2015 French Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships.

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Two 2015 NAH Qualifiers to Follow This Weekend

June 25, 2015
northside qualifer

We have almost made our way through the 2015 North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Association qualifier. There are only 3 left and this weekend we will be crossing off 2 more: Northside and Mexico. The Northside Qualifer is going down in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario and the top three teams will find themselves heading to the North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship. The Mexico Regional Qualifier will be happening in Guadalajara, Mexico and there we will also see the top three teams head to Lexington, Kentucky this September. Click on the name of tournament to follow along live, thanks to Podium.

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WHBPC7 Allocations and Format

June 19, 2015
timaru worlds

Sometimes working for the hardcourt bike polo news allows you access to information before it’s made public, and sometimes it’s so exciting that you can’t keep it under wraps! The organizers of the 7th World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship in Timaru, New Zealand have made their decision on regional slot allocations, as well as the tournament format. Tournament format is a lot different then it has been in the past so you’ll want to read that for sure. You can read their official statement below. If you want to be the first to know WHBPC7 information in the future, be sure to sign up for the WHBPC7 email list HERE Continue Reading…

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Three 2015 NAH Qualifiers To Follow This Weekend

June 18, 2015
ESQ refs

There are three action packed North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Association qualifiers going down this weekend all over the USA and we are beyond excited to spend some quality time with Podium this weekend. The Cascadia Qualifier (Go Prospectors!) is going down Seattle, Washington, the East Side Qualifier is happening in Frederick, MD (Go Heartless Bastards!), and the South West Qualifier is going down in Folsom, CA (Go Creamsicles!). You can click on the tournament name for a direct link to their Podium page. Enjoy and good luck to everyone!