2015 Season and Beyond

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Changes, NAHBPC, Qualifying Series, Rules, WHBPC
2015 Season and Beyond

NAH Qualifying Series As in previous years, teams will qualify for the NAHBPC through regional qualifiers. The regional reps must provide the list of qualified teams, and one wild card team to the NAH (tournaments@nahardcourt.com) by Monday August 3rd 2015. Qualifiers The following changes will be made from last year. Regions will have full control […]

WHBPC 2015 – Timaru, NZ

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in WHBPC
WHBPC 2015 – Timaru, NZ

NAH would like to confirm we will not be bidding for the World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship 2015! We approve and support the bid from Timaru, NZ. We will be focussing on putting a bid together for the next Worlds, with the intention of it being in summer 2017..

Europe joins NAH in supporting Timaru for WHBPC 2015

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in WHBPC

Europe joins the NAH in supporting the Timaru bid for Worlds 2015. Any clubs in either North America or Europe who want to compete to host that tournament should contact their respective association by the end of the month. The EHPA is ready to fully support the Timaru bid for WHBPC but would like to […]

Bid for WHBPC 2015

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 in WHBPC

During the worlds, there were discussions between the EHBPA, Australasia, and the NAH regarding the worlds. Timaru, NZ will be submitting a formal bid to host worlds in late 2015 within the next few weeks. It’s not expected that any other clubs will compete for that (assuming the bid is up to the standard expected). […]

North America at WHBPC14

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in WHBPC

The following list of teams going, or maybe going to the Worlds. We have plenty of reserved wildcard spots for NA teams available, and possibly even some main event spots. Please let me know asap if you want to go. All teams must register by July 28th, at http://whbpc2014.montpellierbikepolo.fr Main event: 1) Beavers – confirmed […]

NAH endorses the bid of Montpellier for the 2014 WHBPC

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 in Organizing, WHBPC
NAH endorses the bid of Montpellier for the 2014 WHBPC

NAH endorses the bid of Montpellier for the 2014 WHBPC, but we would like to request a mid-September date. We are aware that August is a holiday period in France, but having such a date means the NAHBPC, and NAHBPC qualifiers need to be so early in the season as to potentially have a negative […]

Survey for WHBPC planners/organizers.

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in Organizing, WHBPC

On behalf of the worldwide polo community, we took some advice from a LOBP thread (found here) and decided to ask the community a few questions. This is an informal surveyed, merely used for reference regarding various organizing topics. Since there is no unified world organizing body this information is pretty superficial. None the less, […]

After 94 elimination games, Beavers won the World Championship.

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in WHBPC
After 94 elimination games, Beavers won the World Championship.

What a week we had down in Weston, Florida. After a Wildcard, 2 days of swiss round play, a day full of heartbreaking double elimination games and some temporary rain: North America’s Beavers came out on top in a decisive 5-1 victory over reigning champions Call Me Daddy. The venue was spectacular and you couldn’t […]

WHBPC REGISTRATION INFO

Posted by on Aug 26, 2013 in WHBPC

World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships are coming up fast! Time for registration. We are now accepting FULL team registration for all those qualified to participate in the WHBPC and for those hoping to be in the Wild Card Entry tournament. You should know if you’re considered qualified or not. Please check with your International Continental […]

WHBPC 2013 Continental Regional Registration Info

Posted by on Jul 22, 2013 in Qualifying Series, WHBPC

The community of World Hardcourt Bike Polo is wrapping up it’s international championships schedule and has patiently waited for the breakdown of entrants to the WHBPC 2013 being held in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA, October 16th-20th. Wait no more! The team distribution is as follows: 20 North America [based on placing finish at the North […]