showdown in the classic city athens bike polo

Showdown in the Classic City
Athens Hardcourt Bike Polo Tournament
January 23-25, 2009
Athens, GA

The Hub Bicycles is hosting the Athens 3 vs. 3 Bike Polo Tournament. Group brackets for qualifying, top teams of each group. There will be a meeting of all competitors prior to the start of the event. Please make sure you are in attendance.

We follow standardized Bike Polo Tournament rules:
- 10 minutes of play per game or score to 5.
- Foot down = Tap Out
- Like touches like. Body against body; bike against bike; mallet against mallet.
- No high sticking
- Must hit end of mallet (small end) to score goal. You may pass with side of mallet.
- Ball must go through the goal from field through goal posts to goal.
If a ball goes through backwards, two people must touch the ball before you can score.

Communal mallets will be available for use.
$10 per Bike Polo Team (covers 3 people)

For more info Mallets Of Athens


11 teams.

Winners:  UGA-1 (University of Georgia)