Machine Politics vs L'Équipe, August 2010. Photo by Steph Simcox
WHBPC - 1st - 6th February 2016
The world of Hardcourt Bike Polo comes down under for the first time in the Championship's 7 (8?) year history. Hosted by Timaru Hardcourt Bike Polo Inc. in association with AHBPA at Aorangi Park in Timaru, New Zealand.
Format for Wildcard and Finals has been announced. Basic outline is:
30&31 Jan: Courts are up and available for practice
1 Feb: Wildcard day one, cap of 48 teams, although unlikely to have a full 48
2 Feb: Wildcard day two, down to 32 teams
3 Feb: Rest day, final on site registration. Evening hold an opening ceremony (also looking into organising half-day ‘excursions’ e.g. Brewery Tour, Trip to lakes etc.)
4 Feb: Finals day one, 48 teams
5 Feb: Finals day two, 32 teams in finals, 16 teams in Plate Final [link] round robin
6 Feb: Finals finals. 20 teams round robin the 8 team single elim. Plate Final.
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