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Busy Competition Season Continues

Here is an update on upcoming competitions and national events over the next couple of months in the Irish Canoe Polo Calendar.

Belfast Argento Cup – this one day competition on August 3rd for Juniors is the second competition in the Argento Sponsorship, following on from the Kilcock Junior competition earlier this year.  Find out more and register your teams here.

Club Championships – This years club champs is run by Royal Canal Kayak Club in Phibsborough on 11th and 12th August.   Find out more.

Kilcock One Day Competition – this one day competition has Div 1, 2 and 3 and will be similar format to the one day competition in July. Register your team here.

Junior Development Weekend in Mullingar, 1st and 2nd September.  This is open to any junior who can paddle and promises to be an exciting event in the new venue of Mullingar Harbour.

and of course…

The 2018 Irish Open, which will take place in Kilcock on 29th and 30th September.

To stay up to date check the Canoe Polo Ireland calendar

 

Irish Open Returns to Kilcock

The 2018 Irish Open returns to Kilcock Harbour. Just outside Dublin, with excellent transport links and free camping available, Kilcock is looking forward to welcoming you once again to this exciting competition with a great atmosphere – the perfect way to end the 2018 Canoe Polo outdoor season. This year will be special, with Kilcock celebrating its 20 year anniversary as a club.
International Teams are invited to come and participate for free (no entry fee and no charge for camping).
4 DIVISIONS
There will be 4 Divisions – Div 1, 2, 3 and an Under 14 division for younger players.
VENUE
The competition venue is right in the centre of the town with easy access to coffee shops, convenience stores, supermarkets, takeaways and pubs. We will have 4 pitches for a weekend of non-stop Polo.
FREE CAMPING
Free camping will be available at no cost at the local GAA Sports club, a 10 minute walk or 5 minute drive from the venue. Overnight facilities including toilets, showers etc. will be available.
FREE FOOD & REFRESHMENTS
Food and refreshments will be available free of charge at the venue for all registered players. Sunday barbecue !
GETTING THERE
Kilcock is just half an hour from Dublin Airport and an hour drive from the Dublin Port ferry, or 2.5 hours from Belfast.
INTERNATIONAL TEAMS
Fancy a weekends polo away from home ? For teams visiting from outside Ireland, we will do our best to make it easy for you…
* Free entry fees – for all international teams
* Free camping – at nearby campsite with good facilities
* Pitch equipment – We will have dedicated pitch boats (XP3s) and equipment available for shared use, for teams coming from outside Ireland. Let us know in advance what you need and we will do our best.
* Airport Pickup – If you are arriving on the Friday night, let us know in advance and we will collect you at Dublin Airport.

All proceeds go to the National Canoe Polo Committee. This event is supported by Sport Ireland.

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