2014 NAH Club Bench Championship

10603238_10152275697897335_8216713259883276939_nSeptember 27-28, 2014
Lexington, KY

Final Results:

  1. Portland
  2. Milwaukee
  3. Lexington/Boston
  4. Toronto
  5. Austin
  6. New York
  7. Columbus
  8. Minneapolis
  9. Tallahassee
  10. Mag’s Best-of-the-Rest
  11. Memphis

 

The NAH Club Bench Championship will feature the top 12 (or so) clubs in North America. Teams can consist of many players from one club, but only seven players may be dressed for each game. The twelve clubs will be split into two groups of six, equally seeded. Each group will play a full round robin, five games each, over Saturday and Sunday morning.

LOCATION

Google Map of the courts, party locations, hotels, etc.

Polo Map

ATTENDING CITIES

Portland, OR Pete Abram, Eric Crandall, Aaron Hand, Drew Thomas, Michael Fletcher, Dana Gordon, John Nielsen
Toronto, ONJohn, Justin, Aaron, Nick, Meg, Kiki, Dirks
Austin, TXRob, Drew, Miguel, Bobbi, Elise, Kayla, Greg, Pelon, Matt
Milwaukee, WI Jake, Thanh, Shaggy, Hewitt, Guthrie, Jordan, Lil Ben,  Tom O, Chris S
Boston, MAAddison, Jav, Toni, James, Charlotte, Alan, Nick Wald, Nick Reagan, Graham, Jaques
New York, NY - nate mumford zack blackburn shell smith rob darwin mack price chombo 3:16 ben pickett quinlan omahne deco goodman
Tallahassee, FLBob D (co-cap), Kyle B (co-cap), Venus J, Arnold F, Jimmy G, Alison M, Chris H, Chris C, Sexy Kevin, Matt P
Lexington, KY - Team: Ben W, James G, Chris H, Tiffany M, Quinn K, Porch T, Sergio P, Will M, Willy H; GM: Katie Jo D; Coach: Drew C; Mascot: Sebastian

Columbus, OHClark Camp Nick Chenowith Kaleb Christian Peter Brown Travis Davies Cailyn Driscol David Frankhouser Ben Keller Andy Lane Andy Willis
Memphis, TN Adam H, Andy H, Bradley L, Kimberly S, Cara N, Charles F, Graham N, Jason S, Justin N
Minneapolis, MNMike Holisky, Ebbin Martin, Dustin Bouma, Alex Kado, Nick D, Aren Fry, Ramon Cordes
Best-of-the-Rest, AnywhereNic Maglio COMO, Nico Paris PIT, Tony White, Zach Woodward, Brian Windle , Bruce Wahl, Horse

SCHEDULE            NAH BENCH on PODIUM

Friday 9/26
8pm – check-in party at West Sixth Brewery, pick-up at the courts

Saturday 9/27
8am – all teams reporting, light breakfast and coffee at courts (brunch menu below), late check-in, bike checks

9am - A: Portland v Mags   B: Austin v Memphis   C: Milwaukee v New York

10:30am – A: Toronto v Columbus B: Tally v Minneapolis  C: Lex v Boston

12pm –  A: Austin v Milwaukee   B: Mags v New York   C: Portland v Memphis

1pm – lunch food truck arrives; check out other food discounts below

1:30pm - A: Tally v Lex B: Columbus v Boston C: Toronto v Minneapolis

3pm – A: Portland v New York    B: Memphis v Milwaukee   C: Mags v Austin

4:30pm - A: Toronto v Boston  B: Minneapolis v Lex C: Columbus v Tally

6pm - A: Memphis v Mags   B: Portland v Milwaukee   C: New York v Austin

7:30pm - A: Minneapolis v Columbus B: Toronto v Lex  C: Boston v Tallahassee

8:30pm – competition concludes for the day

9pm – Low Country Boil, $3 shots, $2 PBR, Highlife, & Rolling Rock,  and karaoke at Al’s Sidecar

Sunday 9/28

8am – light breakfast and coffee provided at courts  (brunch menu below)

9am - A: Boston v Minneapolis   B: Toronto v Tallahassee   C: Lex v Columbus

10:30am – A: New York v Memphis    B: Portland v Austin   C: Milwaukee v Mags

12pm – QF 1 & 2  (Top 4 of each group single elim)

1:30pm – QF 3 & 4 (Top 4 of each group single elim)

3pm – SF 1 & 2

3pm – cyclocross race registration opens ($5 entry to unlimited races)

4:30pm – Final

6pm – Awards / after party West Sixth Brewery then Al’s Bar

HOUSING

Cheapest nearby hotel is QUALITY INN NORTHWEST $61/night.
There are also several listings on AirBNB and Couchsurfing.

FOOD SPONSORS = specials for polo players!

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 Right next door to West 6th Brewery offering a special menu just for us!

Bench Menu   Saturday 11-10    Sunday  11-9

Local Corn Dog $8 - Marksbury Farm All Kentucky Beef dog, habanero cornmeal w/ fries
B.E.L.T. $10 - Stone Cross Farms Bacon, local egg & tomato, romaine, mayo on Midway School bread of choice w/ fries
Chicken Salad Wrap  $9 - Baked Chicken thighs, celery, almonds, dried cranberries, red onion lightly dressed with mayo & house stout mustard. Wrapped in a whole wheat tortilla with lettuce, tomato & pickles w/fries
Lobster Poutine $8 - US Lobster in rich lobster gravy with Kenny’s KY Proud cheese curds over hand cut fries.

Bench Brunch    Saturday & Sunday 11-3

Egg Plate    $6 - Two eggs to order, Stone Cross Bacon, Home Fries, Midway School Bakery Toast of choice
Chicken Biscuit   $6 - Spicy Buttermilk marinated Chicken thigh, rolled in Weisenberger Mills seasoned Cornmeal & fried in a house buttermilk biscuit
Biscuit & Gravy  $6 – House Biscuit, Sausage Gravy, One Egg to order with Home Fries

West6th

This is where the registration party is!

 

 

 

 

al's logoThis is where the after after party happens. And home of the polo signature dish the “ChaChaCha”. $3 shots and $2 canned pbr, highlife, rolling rock. Low Country Boil plate for $10 Sat night.

 

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15% off at North Lime Coffee and Donuts

 

 

 

 

magicwill be providing coffee for us Sunday morning!

 

1330222224Lexington coffee & tea will be providing coffee and brewers Saturday morning!

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Half off Poutine and $1 cans @ County Club 

ale-8Ale81 has donated some cases of Ale 8 to keep you hydrated.. err caffeinated.  (Good mixer  ;)  )

SPONSORS

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OTHER

See the NAH website for qualifying details.

Facebook page

THE TROPHY

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