Ball play is legal at all vertical points above the court. Mallet to body contact is still highly illegal.
After a stoppage of play all three players shall signal they are ready by being within their defending half of the court.
If at least one player from each teams wants to f-off, teams will face off to start the game.
2016 Registered Teams
Judgment - Arnold F, Shelley and Bernadette W from NYC and LEX
GET IN THE VAN - Nick GW, Javier GA and Ryan D from Boston
The Butcher The Baker and The Package Taker - Johan, Butcher and Woadie from Boston and other places
Death By Duck Boat - Jace L, Alan F and Jacques C from Boston
Walrus - Steve L, Kenny S and TBD from NYC and Philly
Boston Tall Boyz - Tobi H, Robby F and Nick K from Boston and Philly
TBD - Lori A, Megan S and TBD from Philly
To register, please fill in the form below. An email with information on how to complete payment will be sent to you shortly. Once we confirm receipt of your team fee of $30 your registration will be completed!
1st Place - Soft Boys: Nick, Rob and Chris PHILLY
MVP - Zach B NYC and Nick W BOS
1st Place - The Means: Nick RVA, Alexi OTT and Chris NYC
MVP - Twiggy EVAN and Christina NYC
1st Place - Net Bulgers: Tony BOS, Hamms LEX and Henry EVAN
1st Place - White Fang: Addison James and Javier BOS
Fixcraft IS Bike Polo. Constantly evolving but, but always staying true to the roots the sport, Fixcraft provides the equipment that keeps the game happening the way it should. What does Boston Bike Polo's think of Fixcraft's Polo Ball? "They're Wicked good dude."
PBR. This classic American beverage unites bike polo players from near and far. Chances are, you probably made up your mind about PBR a long time ago. Regardless of what you made up, come to the Commonwealth Classic and join us for a cold PBR.
The Marco is designed to endure the toughest punishment and developed by world champion polo players. Featuring a fiberglass reinforced shank, the Marco’s stiffness is unmatched in its category. A link traction out-sole and asymmetrical ankle protection provide grip and support in all the right places. One team will walk away from the Classic with a BRAND NEW pair of Marco's.
Somervelo is our go-to local bike workshop and are purveyors of fine bicycling and bike polo goods. They are HOOKING it up this year! In collaboration with FIXCRAFT, the MVP's will be receiving some wicked hand-built wheels for their polo rig. Visit Somervelo at 361 Somerville Avenue in Somerville's Union Square.
Cuppow is an American company that develops everyday products that help us live a low-impact life.
Their Cuppow drinking lid for canning jars, a simple adaptor that allows people to upcycle an everyday item into the only travel mug they’ll ever need. We bring this same intention into all of our products by designing for utility and simplicity.
Stay high and dry.
Banjo Brothers make tough, affordable and practical bike bags. Cycling specific: Backpacks, Panniers, Racktop Bags, Messenger Bags, Seat Bags, Handlebar Bags, Top Tube Bags, Saddlebag Panniers and more.
ALMOST TWO DECADES AGO THE FIRST CHROME BAG WAS MADE WITH A JUKI SEWING MACHINE, A FEW YARDS OF CORDURA®, MILITARY GRADE TRUCK TARPAULIN, AND THE COMMITMENT TO MAKE BOMBPROOF GEAR THAT WORKS ON AND OFF THE BIKE. FROM THE BEGINNING, THE DRIVE FOR SIMPLE, USEFUL, AND RESOURCEFUL SOLUTIONS LED CHROME TO MAKE ITS ORIGINAL MESSENGER BAG WITH A SALVAGED SEATBELT BUCKLE. WITH INNOVATIONS LIKE THE ICONIC QUICK RELEASE BUCKLE, LOAD STABILIZING STRAP, DUAL WALL CONSTRUCTION AND FIVE BAR WEBBING, THE CHROME MESSENGER BAG BECAME THE BAG OF CHOICE FOR WORKING BIKE MESSENGERS AROUND THE WORLD. OVER THE LAST 20 YEARS CHROME HAS NEVER WAVERED FROM ITS COMMITMENT TO MAKING USEFUL AND DURABLE GEAR FOR PROFESSIONAL MESSENGERS, FIXED FREESTYLE RIDERS, AND URBAN COMMUTERS: PEOPLE WHO LIVE AND RIDE IN THE CITY. CHROME MAKES STREET TESTED BAGS, FOOTWEAR, AND APPAREL THAT ADAPT TO THE CHANGING AND UNPREDICTABLE NATURE OF THE CITY. CHROME IS URBAN MOBILITY. WE MAKE SIMPLE, FUNCTIONAL GEAR BUILT WITH INDUSTRIAL-STRENGTH MATERIALS AND FEATURES THAT WORK ON THE BIKE AND IN THE BAR. WE MAKE GEAR THAT PROTECTS PEOPLE AND THEIR THINGS FROM THE ELEMENTS WITHOUT LOOKING LIKE YOU CAME FROM THE MOUNTAINS. MADE FOR LIVING THE CITY.