Machine Politics vs L'Équipe, August 2010. Photo by Steph Simcox
Solo Polo in Santa Fe II
Solo Polo Santa Fe II
“Come with your friends…Polo with some new ones”
Sunday, June 9th, 2013 (Saturday June 8th: New Mexico State Championships/"NMBowl" and Pick-Up Games, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.)
Host club: Polo Santa Fe
Contact info: firstname.lastname@example.org (Put “POLO” in the subject line)
We draw teams from the hat.
Everyone plays and has a great time.
Known as a “single-player” where only individual players (not teams) register. Special invite out to our friends in AZ, CA, CO, TX, NV, OR, WA and RIO.)
This little tourney is not about established teams kicking the PUCK out of rookie-clubs. Here, there will be no pressure and NO bitching.
It’s an opportunity to play and make new friends and maybe initiate some new people into this cool sport.
So plan on bringing your rookie-polo friends.
SATURDAY EVENING (June 8th): New Mexico State Championships/"NMBowl". Local Red or Green teams face-off for the Championship for all that is hot and spicy in the Land of Enchantment. And Pick-Up Games, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.ish
Pub/Bar Crawl....starts at 7:30 at 2nd Street BrewPub in the RailYard.
We'll hit 3-5 spots on this bicycle tour. Lights and locks recommended.
SUNDAY (June 9th) – Court opens for Pick-Up Games at 7:30 a.m.
Sign-In from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
BREAKFAST AT 8:00 A.M.: Bagels, Cream Cheese, Peanut Butter, Fruit,
Bring your own coffee (and for good karma, bring some for the guys setting up.)
TEAMS: Chosen from a hat, from separate regional areas (example: 1 player from ABQ, 1 player from Clovis, 1 player from Santa Fe = TEAM A)
PRE-REGISTER: Save time the morning of…Post if you’re coming and we’ll put you in the HAT. Just check for your name before 9:00 a.m. at registration.
ASSEMBELING TEAMS: At 9:00 A.M.: Don’t be late. Games will start IMMEADITLY FOLLOWING ASSEMBELAGE & SEEDING.
MATCHES: will be 10 minutes or first team to score 5.
Championship round - 15 minutes.
Ties will be settled with a 2-minute Sudden Death, and then, if need be, we’ll figure something else out. We’ll play as many games as we can.
12:30 - LUNCH PROVIDED: Sandwich stuff, Frito-Pies, Fruit. BYOB (The Park is Alcohol Free…so use your head.)
HOUSING: Lots of inexpensive hotels on Cerrillos Road, minutes from the court.
NO FEES – Probably NO PRIZES
(Contributions accepted to help cover food costs.)
Please pass the word!!!