Machine Politics vs L'Équipe, August 2010. Photo by Steph Simcox
Atlanta Midsummer Invitational
Come to Scenic Atlanta for a fantastic weekend of bike polo, beer, and 2 alleycats. We'll be kicking the weekend off with a DJ'd trick show Friday night. Picking up Saturday morning with a round robin till afternoon, and having the first alleycat starting at 5 more info on that here http://www.photocatrace.com/ Sunday we'll pick up with the second Alleycat at Noon which will end at the polo courts. We'll have a double elimination tourney based on Saturdays results, and have a huge cook-out to celebrate the summer. Check www.atlbikepolo.com/alleycat for info and more rambling by yours truly.
Official Schedule (check map of important locations to find any place you don't know where is)
5:00-Pre-Party pickup polo at peters parking deck
7:00-Registration opens at the Bureau
9:00-Pre-Party starts, registration, tricks, skids, footdown, polo, tall bike jousting, dj's, beer, etc.
10:00-Registration opens at Peters Parking deck
11:00-Polo begins, If we're going to get as much polo in as possible please be on time
12:00-Lunch, it's included in the registration fee so don't worry, if you're vegan/veggie let us know
04:15-Group ride leaves for the first alleycat, it's $5. more info at http://photocatrace.com/
05:00-Polo Ends, group ride over to Elliott St. Pub, location for the Sat night party.
11:00-Registration for main race begins,
11:50-Manifests handed out
01:00-Polo Championships begin as soon as the majority of people are done with the alleycat
01:15-Cookout begins, We supply the meat/buns/condiments, you supply the rest,
0?:00-Awards ceremony for all weekend events as soon as polo championships are over
Here are some maps of stuff for out of towners
ATL midsumer map of places to know for the Tourney/Alleycat
ATL midsummer map of bars in Atlanta
ATL Misdummer map with places to eat
ATL midsummer map of ATM's
ATL midsummer map of Grocery/Supply stores
ATL midsummer map of Local Bike Shops