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.
In a surprising move, the North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Federation of The Upper Left Part of The World has released an addendum to the wildly popular and not at all argued over 2015 NAH Ruleset. According to the esteemed group, this addition (referenced by J. Rstom as “lil’ babycakes ruleset”) is meant to clarify the clarifications previously made—much as a chef may reheat melted butter for a delicious lobster.
Except the lobster is a ruleset, and the butter is another smattering of sweet, melty rules.
The additions shouldn’t surprise anyone, as they are just as clear as rules previously enforced by the NAH:
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…
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!
For those of you interested in trying out one of those carbon fiber bike polo shafts that are coming out of Taiwan, or any other hardcourt bike polo product that was offered by Attaquer Bike Polo, we just wanted to let you know what they have changed their name to Gampolo. If you’re not even familiar with who Attauqer or Gampolo are, then be sure to head to their Facebook page and see what products they have to offer to hardcourt bike polo.