The basic ruleset

  • Teams are made up of 3 players.
  • To score you have to use the end of your mallet (hitting with the side is called a shuffle).
  • Don’t put your foot down (if you do, you must tap out at the side of the court).
  • Some contact is permitted, but be careful that enthusiasm to participate in the play doesn’t turn into reckless disregard for other people’s equipment, bikes or safety
  • First to five points wins (or whoever has the most goals when the time runs out)

The full rules, used for most competitive games, and all tournaments, are devised by the North American Hardcourt Bicycle Polo Association (NAH for short), and can be found here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s





Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 36 other followers

%d bloggers like this: