Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Changes, Governance, NAH, NAHBPC, WHBPC

Early in 2016, Ben approached me about taking over the leadership of the NAH.  We had talked on many occasions about what mission the organization was best to address.  He was ready to step down, and I had some drive in me to make 2017 a year of polo revival and celebration. But, let’s get […]


Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Governance, NAH

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 […]

NAHBPC 2016 Format and Groups

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in NAH

Format This year the NAHBPC will be using an updated format, which may be familiar to those of you who played SWQ, and other tournaments this year. Group Stage: Friday & Saturday The 36 teams have been split into 4 groups of 9, who will play a full round robin over the first two days. […]

2016 Season: Survey Results, NAHBPC & Worlds Hosts

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in NAH, NAHBPC, Organizing, Qualifying Series, WHBPC
2016 Season: Survey Results, NAHBPC & Worlds Hosts

Thank you to everyone who filled in our survey. We had over 350 responses, and it’s provided us with some great info. I’m going to discuss what these results mean for NAH tournaments going forward, and what needs to happen to achieve those aims.   Demographics We received responses from a wide range of players, […]

2016 Tournament Survey

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in NAH
2016 Tournament Survey

With the Worlds in Timaru fresh in the memory, and preparations starting for the 2016 season, we would like players in North America, and throughout the world, to provide us with feedback on what they think NAH tournaments should look like. We have gathered plenty of feedback since NAHBPC 2015 regarding what individuals want, but […]


Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in NAH, NAHBPC, Organizing

© Kev Walsh 2012, leagueofbikepolo.com 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. […]

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 […]

New NAH Initiative to Grow

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in NAH, Organizing
New NAH Initiative to Grow

NAH has a new initiative. In effort to grow the sport, promote bike polo clubs, and foster polo culture in North America, we’re putting special effort into how we can build, improve, and expand bike polo infrastructure. This means clubs having greater access to spaces, and working with municipalities to build permanent courts. To be […]

NAH Bench Schedule

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in NAH

So, to explain how the schedule will work. There are two groups of 6 teams. Every team will play every other team in their group, 4 games on Saturday, 1 on Sunday morning. Group A and B will alternate. Games are 1 hour long, and rounds will start every 90 minutes. Those 30 minutes between […]

El Presidente talks to the press

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in NAH

Read an interview that Lancaster Polo did with Ben Schultz, NAH President. Link: http://lancasterpolo.com/2014/09/15/president-nah-4-questions-answered/.