EHBPC – Zaragoza 2015

European Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship – Zaragoza 2015

Wednesday 16th September

Wild Card

48 teams (no groups)
5 rounds – 10 minutes

08:15 Bike check
08:30 1st game
20:00 Last one game

 https://www.podiumbikepolo.com/wildcardehbpc2015
Thursday 17th September

Rounds

54 teams (3 groups of 18)

5 rounds – 10 minutes

Group A – 8:30 – 12:30
Group B – 12:30 – 16:30
Group C – 16:30 – 20:30

Top 12 overall pass directly
Bottom 10 overall eliminated

08:15 Bike check
Group A 08:30 1st game
Group A 12:15 Bike check
Group B 12:30 1st game
Group B 16:15 Bike Check
Group C 16:30 1st game
Group C 20:00 Last one game

https://www.podiumbikepolo.com/ehbpc2015

Friday 18th September

 

Rounds

From Thursday general classification, top 44 teams keep in and bottom 10 teams are out

44 teams (3 groups)
4 rounds – 12 minutes

Group AA – Top 12 teams
Group BB – Bottom 16 teams
Group CC – Bottom 16 teams

Bottom 8 of group BB and CC eliminated
1 court available for pickups during group CC games

08:30 1st game group BB
12:00 1st game group CC
15:30 1st game group AA
18:40 Last one game

https://www.podiumbikepolo.com/ehbpc2015

Saturday 19th September

 

Double Elimination

From Friday general classification, top 32 teams.
12 minute matches, 15 min bracket finals and 20 global final(s).

09:30 1st game
16:30 Final
18:00 Awards Ceremony
21:00 EHBPC PARTY

https://www.podiumbikepolo.com/ehbpc2015

*Schedule could change

Ruleset v4.5 (PDF) from NAHBPC

Format and assistance contributed by EHPA

EHPA

Location

C.D.M. Actur (Avda. Pablo Ruiz Picasso 4D 50018, bike entrance at C/ Che Guevara)

Wildcard tournament teams

Uunot Epsanjassa
Tirant lo Blanc
Canalles
The Big Ben Theory
JAILBREAK
black arm
Kill Crabs
Bailando
Freaks of Nature
Polo Pommes
Pleurotus
Pöbel
Fusters
The Daltons
Sexy Forties
La Bonne Solution
A.R.A.B
MEGADRIVE
Valencia Sur
One Shot
SeaHub
Ghandi Funky
L.A.S.E.R
Starfoulah
Ja Scheiss
Aitor y sus bellinos
Pelegrins
Bambule
Shark Attack
Shaft’em all
Personne

Main tournament teams

Inkasso
Ride That Pony
CALL ME DADDY
Guilty Pleasures
PEPPERONI
Strangeways
Die Antwort
Vifzacks
Temoilesnichons
Whoever
LOS BIGOTES HASTA LAS RODILLAS, The Belgian Bikepolo Team.
Birds
Lasai
The Bisons
Prozac Entertainment
20LiterEichenfass
Cachalotes
Baby Champignons
Cool story Bro
KALEVA BIKE POLO SUCKERS
Maior
ALBATAR
KUKRAPOK
Excuse The Mess
Golem
Impossiboys
Octopussy
POULIDOR
Mohawks
Con Esos Ojitos
Sophie
BIG MOUTH
Tree
DEFENSORES
Dildo Baggins
Flowery Twats
Power Rangers
Cold Shoulders
Fy, faen og helvete!
MEEUW
The Black Caramels
Alter Party
Master of Disaster

 

Leitmotiv

 

Hola!

One more year the European Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship arrives being one of the most important tournaments in the World.

In this 6th edition at Zaragoza, we want you feel as best as possible by following some guidelines that makes us a bit specials at our city and on this sport.

We go to offer you some small breakfast, a welcome pack to everybody (even wildcard’s teams), the best courts with light spots, showers, dressrooms, locks, water spots, grandstands to enjoy the games, some shadow to rest… everything you need, everything we can!

Last point about basic necessities is really important to us. We are just getting some sponsors which take care of real needs. We set away commercial look at the minimum, to keep in mind more important aims. For example, we’re not giving prices to the winners, because the price is to win, and maybe is better expend our time and money in everybody, not in a few. We know the world where we’re living, but we believe there’re better ways.

There are a lot of aspects in this kind of tournaments such as insurances, tenths, boards, refs… which we are making a great effort to get ahead, but also we’re receiving a partnership with some entities: Ambar helps with the shipping and pallets, Fixcraft brings the balls and Zaragoza Deporte (kind of corporation from city council) cooperates hiring the public installation and paying t-shirts or goals. We’ll show you further information about all helps and expenses.

Referees are really important and polo community cannot leave it aside. We’re going to reward referees and we hope players take part and get involved. Also we want mention the EHPA which decided the format of the tourney and is helping us to look for refs.

About accommodation, we were talking with some places where you can sleep and save your bike by nice prices. We would have liked to offer you more things and cheap, but baby… that’s almost enough!!! wink emoticon

We hope you all enjoy the event, and remember mate!! There’s a party on saturday night!

Zaragoza Bike Polo[don’t be a dick, fight the fascism]

Accommodation

We have been talking with some hotels, hostels and camping to be sure you can keep your bike save:

ALBERGUE JUVENIL ZARAGOZA
behostels.com/zaragoza
+34 976 282 043

CAMPING CIUDAD DE ZARAGOZA*
campingzaragoza.com
+34 876 241 495
* far away but you can take the tram

HOSTAL ÁVILA
www.elhostalavila.com
+34 976 555 132

HOSTAL NAVARRA
+34 976 216 938
www.hostal-navarra.es

HOTEL SAN JORGE
+34 976 397 462
www.hotelsanjorgezaragoza.com

Good, pretty and affordable. Anything else, ask Google 😉

#EHBPC2015

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