Last night the North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Association (NAH) Tournament Director, Mark Aseltine, sent us a super helpful tool for organizing squad tournaments. Crafted by Aseltine, the NAH Tournament Scheduler lets you figure out how many teams you can fit into your squad tournament, based on hours of light and number of courts. This is the tool I’ve been hoping that NAH would put out, as I’ve seen a lot of organizers left feeling lost after the announcement of NAH tournaments going squad.
Just over a month ago, the North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Association announced a call for bids for the 9th North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship and the 8th World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship. The deadline they announced comes in two days time. Sunday, January 22nd is the deadline for bid. If your club is interested, than spend this weekend buckling down your bid submission.
For more info and to submit your bid, use the following link from Bike Polo Calendar: NAHBPC / WHBPC Bids.
If you have any questions, contact the NAH Tournament Director, Mark Aseltine (mark@nahardcourt).
Bike Polo (or Bikepolo haha) satire is at it’s finest with Le Polorafi. Hitting on the European Hardcourt Bikepolo Association, the North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Association, and Fixcraft, their latest issue of the Pologazette is full of hilarity. Be sure to follow them on Facebook and stay woke on the latest polo news.
On the dusk of 2016, most of us were meeting up with friends and family to try to wring out a last little bit of joy in a year that many have seen as a year that just wouldn’t give the world a break. The North American Hardcourt Bike Polo association on the other had decided to use this time to drop a bomb shell.
They announced that for the 2017 North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship and the 2017 World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship they would be abandoning the standard 3v3 formatting, and instead go with the up and coming 5v5 Squad format.
The announcement brought mixed emotions to the bike polo Facebook world, so we thought it would be important to sit down with the new NAH president, Alias Tagami, and talk about their decision: Continue Reading…