Machine Politics vs L'Équipe, August 2010. Photo by Steph Simcox
Torneio Nacional Bike Polo 2013 - Portugal
LISBON, 18th AND 19th MAY NATIONAL BIKE POLO TOURNAMENT 2013 CLEARANCE FOR EHBPC KRAKOW, POLAND
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the team name + names + players of the city. *Portuguese-based teams only*
Tournament format: Tournament will have all teams playing first round (round robin) + second day of double elim (swiss round), 2 semis and the final.The 1st round starts at 10am (sharp!!) On Both days, and each game will have 10 minutes (with unlimited number of goals).Team slots will be raffled friday evening!
Transport:Subway and Bus Tickets cost € 1.25 (+ € .50 for the Lisboa card, Which you only have to buy once). On weekends bicycles are allowed in the subway with no limits.From downtown (Rossio Station) to the court tournament in Benfica (Benfica Station) it's only 8 minutes train ride. Tickets cost € 1.55 (bicycles allowed and free of charge in the trains all day).
Hosting:We're trying to get Freehosting for all the tournament participants but it might be hard for everyone), soon there will be some deals with hostels close by, more info soon. Please, keep checking this page!
Support: Parish of Benfica (www.jf-benfica.pt) hands up for their support and generosity on hosting the event! The same goes to Rcicla, Perro del Mallet, Lucky Basterds, Malabina, Lava Fixies, Classica bikes, Polo & Bike, Pedal as media partner, etc... (list will be updated ongoing)
C U soon