WHBPC Livestream Watch Parties

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in WHBPC

WHBPC Livestream – Watch Party Support & Giveaway NAHBPA and Lexington Bike Polo are proud to announce we are producing a high-quality livestream of the World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship on October 6th and 7th on the NAH YouTube channel – at no charge to the viewer and free of external advertising. Our hope is […]

WHBPC Team Lists

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in WHBPC
WHBPC Team Lists

Players and Spectators: It is imperative that you complete these forms. Volunteering, Refereeing, Housing, Shirt Sizes – everything we need to know is based on these poll answers. If you do not fill these out, it makes planning a great event much more difficult. Follow the links: Player Form Non-Player Form   MAIN EVENT TEAM […]

Rules Updates for NAH Qualifiers

Posted by on Apr 28, 2017 in NAH

We’ve already begun to implement feedback we’ve received from players and have made a few immediate updates to the ruleset that was released earlier in April. Thank you for all of your input! It truly helps guide future development. Qualifier organizers are advised to used this latest edition, and are still allowed to petition for […]

Ruleset Update for the 2017 Season

Posted by on Apr 14, 2017 in NAH, Rules
Ruleset Update for the 2017 Season

I am happy to present the 2017 NAH Ruleset for the 2017 Qualifying Season, NAHBPC and WHBPC. This ruleset is the most significant update since 2014 when NAH introduced version 4.3. Once again, this version ushers in a new delivery format and naming convention as well as a new process for collaborating and play-testing rules. […]

Ruleset v4.5 Unanimously Approved for 2015

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Governance, NAH, NAHBPC, Rules

This page is a companion to the newly published ruleset for 2015. V4.5 can be found here: http://www.nahardcourt.com/rules/ Over the winter the rules committee has been drafting rules, discussing ideas for the future and play-testing early versions of rules. In January a call was put out for clubs to play-test a version of the crease rule, and […]

German translation of NAH Ruleset

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 in Rules

Thanks to Graz Bike Polo, in Austria, who have translated the NAH rules into German. The original English ruleset is the only one applicable to NAH tournaments (we hope to change this sooner rather than later, at least for Spanish and French), this may be very useful for those whose first language is German, and […]

Looking for clubs to test new crease rule

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Rules

Hey folks! This past weekends rules feedback was pretty clear, and we’d like some volunteers from various cities to contact us about play-testing a shiny new crease rule. If your club is seriously interested, please e-mail joe@nahardcourt.com..

2014 Referee Certification + More

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Rules
2014 Referee Certification + More

1. Version 4.2 of the Rules We’ve updated §3.3 – Overtime. It has reverted to the overtime rule of prior seasons: Instead of five minutes followed by first-goal-wins, it will simply be first-goal-wins after a rejoust. You can find the updated pdf here, or on the Rules page. NAH Ruleset v4.2 2. NAH Referee Requirements […]

NAH Ruleset v4.0 Approved by NAH Board and Club Reps

Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in Changes, Rules
NAH Ruleset v4.0 Approved by NAH Board and Club Reps

Voting on the NAH Ruleset v4.0 is now complete, and votes have been tallied. Before we announce the results I’d like to remind everyone in the community that this isn’t the end of Rules development. If you have constructive input to provide, after spending the time thinking through the changes critically, trying them out in […]

Proposed 2014 Ruleset: Version 4.0 Beta

Posted by on Jan 7, 2014 in Rules
Proposed 2014 Ruleset: Version 4.0 Beta

From the Rules committee chair, Nick Kruse: NAH has completed the final proposal for the 2014 ruleset. Building on years prior, we have highlighted some critical safety concerns and filled in holes that had previously allowed for what we deemed to be unfair play as observed over the course of the season. Also, some technical […]