Sydney Bike Polo wish to hail the all mighty Metal Gods this autumn by hosting the first ever SYDNEY SLAYERFEST. We will sacrifice blood, sweat, tears and beers on court and want to invite all hardcore hard court players to join us in this most righteously diabolic tournament.
WHEN: April 11th & 12th 2015
WHERE: Summer Hill Netball courts at 91 Carlton St, Summer Hill (TBC). Easy to access Inner West location. Around the corner from Summer Hill Station, shops, pub, facilities.
WHO: Only the most METAL of bike polo players are welcome, which includes, but is not limited to, local players of any skill level, interstate players of any skill level as well as international players of any skill level. Basically, be METAL and play polo, capiche?
FORMAT: Two days, one court, all metal playlist. We will be using the good Dr. Andy’s World Cup style seeding system. 20 teams max. 10 min games, unlimited goals, single elimination. Court will have full height boards, stay tuned for court size details.
NO PAY, NO PLAY: $30 per person. Rego opening and closing dates TBA. Your team will only be a part of this slayfest if all three members have paid up. Rego will include sweet merch.
NO EXCEPTIONS, EXCUSES ARE NOT METAL.
BIKE CHECKS: Your bike and mallet will be checked and must pass inspection before the tournament kicks off. No exposed cogs/chainrings, brakes need to function, no bottle cages, kneecups, or racks allowed, must have bar ends and safe axles.
PARTY: Erin is celebrating her 30th birthday and is inviting all Slayers to attend her party on Saturday night. Details will be posted at event.
SBP are a friendly bunch and some of us do have couches and floorspace on offer. Ask your mates and get in touch if you need help finding accommodation. Hotels/hostels are nearby, Newtown is only a short train ride and less than 5km ride away.
So start banding all of your long haired, head-banging, devil hand throwing, mosh pit thrashing, breakdown chugging, blast beat loving teams together so that we can turn this tournament up to ELEVEN!!!