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Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic: NYC 2011

Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic
June 5th, 2011
Governors Island, New York

Last year this was the same weekend as ESPI5 so I missed it but I was at the first year and second. I highly recommended making it to this because watching polo in New York City is not very common. The 2008 event was the first in 70 years and there was only about 150 people there. The  2009 event was the second match and about 10,000 people were in attendance because of some prince from some other country was here playing. From what I heard last years event was about the same. That means get there early. Or just skip the crowds.

Previously:
2010 Polo Classic on Governors Island, NY
2009 Polo on Governors Island
2008 Manhattan Polo Classic

NYC Stairmaster Challenge

I know you cant read that (It’s all they gave me) Click image to view full size.

NYC Stairmaster Challenge
Race
Saturday  May 21st, 2011
NYC

2011 Australasian Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships

Australasian Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships
May 7th – 8th, 2011
Adelaide, Australia

I like that in Australia they have it together enough to just make a yearly distinction versus doing the first, second, ect. for their Championships. That’s pro.

More info: bikepolo.com.au

Milwaukee Messenger Invitational10

Milwaukee Messenger Invitational10
Hardcourt Bike Polo Tournament
Sunday March 27, 2011
Milwaukee, WI

2011 Swiss Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship

2011 Swiss Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship
April 2nd 2011

Ladies Army III

Ladies Army III
International Women’s Bike Polo Tournament
May 7th – 8th, 2011
Austin, Texas

Bike Shorts, again. Four Screen Simultaneous Projection

Bike Shorts
short films about bikes
March 13th, 2011 8PM
Bowery Stadium, NYC

Here is the real draw. The Four Horsemen II race is the week before and the footage will be in the program. If you didn’t see the first Four Horsemen, watch this on Vimeo. The Four Horsemen.

The Four Horsemen II
March 5th, 2011 2PM
110th Street and 5th Avenue, NYC

More: bikeshortflims.com

MKE Bike Polo at the Roller Derby

Looking at the MKE Bike Polo blog I see they are set up to play bike polo for their local roller derby in a half time show.

More: brewcitybruisers.com

Previously: Roller Derby and Bike Polo

Bench Minor II: Chicago

Bench Minor II
Bike Polo Tournament
June 25th – 26th, 2011
Chicago, IL

The six General Managers, in their draft pick order, are:
1 Birdie – Milwaukee, WI
2 Chris Simpson – Lexington, KY
3 Chris W. – CO,MO (and recently CHI)
4 Maija – Toronto, ON
5 Joker – Los Angeles, CA
6 Julian – Seattle, WA

Each GM will make eight selections, in turn, from the registered players to create a nine player team. GMs are allowed to trade any drafted player on their team, during the trade window. GMs cannot trade themselves.

Sheet 1: Draft Card
Sheet 2: Registered Players

The Draft registration opened January 23rd, 2011

And closes 3 pm EST, Friday February 11th
153 players registered.

Side note, Kev set up a ranking system for 25 people he selected to each rank their top 25 picks based on who they would “want to play with on a 3 person team for a regular tournament”.

The Draft date is Feb. 15th, 9 pm EST

This is only 4 days after Reg. close for the GMs to study the field and will happen live on the Google spreadsheet.

The trade window will be open for two weeks after the draft.

The first Bench Minor was in New York City and I believe Bench Minor 3 will be in Ottawa

For more info: chicagohardcourt.com

Previously:
Bench Minor Tournament (NYC)
Bench Minor re-cap (NYC)
Also see posts with Bench Minor tag