Clissold Cup IV

A beautiful sunset and moonrise greeted the players of the Clissold Cup in Hackney's no.1 frisbee venue!

A beautiful sunset and moonrise greeted the players of the Clissold Cup in Hackney’s no.1 frisbee venue!

The fourth edition of the Clissold Cup hat tournament was held in Clissold Park on the evening of Wednesday, Aug 31.

This year the hat tournament featured four teams and spirits were high among the Dalston Hipsters, Castle Stormers, Brownswood Anonymous and Harringay Ladders as they gathered to compete for the coveted inflatable trophy.

Missing since 2015!

Have you seen this tophy? Missing since 2015!

A competitive round robin stage was held and led to a three-way tie for second place, after a tense wait as Alex and Rob calculated the points differences the final featured the Dalston Hipsters versus the Brownswood Anonymous.

Juan in action during the Clissold Cup

Juan in action during the Clissold Cup

In the traditional fading light it was the Dalston Hipsters who emerged victorious.

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The Dalston Hipsters ahead of the final

After the time-honoured clamber over the gate the winners were presented with the coveted Clissold Cup medals at the post tournament ceremony in the pub.

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Hopefully see you all next August for the fifth edition of the world’s premier 2.5hour-hat tournament!

The winners of the 2016 Clissold Cup Hat tournament show off their medals

The winners of the 2016 Clissold Cup Hat tournament show off their medals

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