Goodbye

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Governance, NAH
Goodbye

Preface: I have come to revere many people in bike polo, for many reasons. The following focuses on my time in the organization of bike polo through NAHBPA. Apologies to anyone who feels they’ve been overlooked. You have my gratitude. In the summer of 2006, I was working for a bike shop in Chicago. I’d […]

NAH bids farewell to Chandel

Posted by on Dec 19, 2013 in Changes, Governance, Organizing

This coming season is going to be full of changes, some which we’ve announced and some things still in the works. One very big change, internally, is the exit of the former tournament coordinator Chandel Bodner. If you’ve attended any major tournament, you’ve probably met and interacted with Chandel and know how crucial she has […]

Inside the Black Box

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in Changes, Governance
Inside the Black Box

-NAH Organization- It is not an easy thing to build a continental sports organization from scratch. From the first coffee table and skype meetings to the structure NAH has today has been a massive transition, and it’s an evolution that is still in the very early stages. As the next step into the future, NAH […]

NAH Talks Finance!

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in Governance
NAH Talks Finance!

In response to player questions concerning NAH finances, we’ve instituted a new policy of releasing NAH account information once a year at tax time. As a very small non-profit organization, NAH files a 990-N with the IRS. This form includes almost no relevant information about NAH finances. For more transparency, NAH will also annually report […]

NAH Election Results

Posted by on Mar 8, 2013 in Governance
NAH Election Results

NAH is very excited to announce an outstanding set of regional reps to move North American polo forward in 2013 & 2014. Thanks to everyone who participated in this election, from the club level, club reps, and everyone who ran and expressed their ideas for the coming years.  CASCADIA Jeremy Whitbred, Seattle Shannon Frey, East […]

World Championships for 2013 in Florida!

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Qualifying Series, WHBPC
World Championships for 2013 in Florida!

After great amounts of discussion (online as well as off, you can see the LoBP discussion here) and thorough consideration from North American Hardcourt’s 7 appointed regional board members, the tournament and sponsorship committees, AND the international community of bike polo, the debate has been settled! After a 5-2 vote, we are excited and proud […]

Comparison of Worlds Bids

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in Qualifying Series

The vote is in! After hearing input from the community of North America and the world, the NAH Board has voted for World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships in Florida for 2013! Want to see who voted for what? Check it out here. In case you missed it, NAH received two bids for the World Hardcourt […]

NAH Elections for Regional Reps

Posted by on Feb 17, 2013 in Changes
NAH Elections for Regional Reps

NAH election season is here. Starting next week, club reps in each of the seven NAH regions will each be voting for three regional reps. February 27th at 5pm ET: Deadline to update club reps, and deadline to declare your candidacy as a regional rep (see below) February 28th: Voting opens for regional reps. Regional […]

NAH 2013 Structure is Approved!

Posted by on Jan 5, 2013 in NAHBPC, Qualifying Series
NAH 2013 Structure is Approved!

The North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Association has officially approved a structure for 2013! With only a few addendums, the original structure was approved. In case you missed it, the complete proposal is available on the blog here. The additions that were discussed at the board meetings were as follows: 1. “Trade Deadline” Date The […]