Game time tomorrow!

Solstice SunHey Summer Solstice 2016 Players!
Here’s the schedule for tomorrow.  Game play will be 6/1 in general, with offense deciding gender ratios. Team assignments can be found on the player status page.
Reminders:
  • All games will be played at Oxbow Marina in Northampton, MA
  • The first game will BEGIN at 9am.  PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY.  Player check in runs from 8:15am to 8:45am.
  • The awards ceremony will conclude by 4:30pm.
  • There will be some water at the fields, but we STRONGLY ENCOURAGE all players to bring a GALLON OF WATER with them as they arrive to use throughout the day.
  • Remember to bring A DARK AND A WHITE shirt/jersey to wear.
VERY IMPORTANT DETAILS:
 
Drive 15mph on Island Road.
 
No dogs. At all.
 
No food vendors.
 
 
Its going to be a beautiful day!

June 2016 Board Meeting Recap

Prize hats!The Valley Ultimate Board met for some great discussion and tasty ice cream last night! Here’s what we covered:

The upcoming Summer Solstice Hat Tournament coming up on Sunday, 6/19! The event is going to be so much fun! Register ASAP right here.

Our summer youth league playing opportunities.

How to best support our full slew of summer events:

Lots of great Ultimate going on!

Solstice 2016 Registration Closing Soon!

Solstice registration locations so far!

Solstice registration locations so far!

The registration deadline for Summer Solstice 2016 is coming up on June 15th at 6pm! Register today and don’t miss out on your chance to play some awesome Ultimate with people from around the region!

You can learn more about the event and sign up right here.

Solstice is a single-day Ultimate tournament. The event is open to all levels of players 12 or older. Every registered player will be assigned to a team prior to the event. Each team will be coed, randomly yet fairly built, and captained by two experienced players. We may have A and B divisions. We are capping the event at 12 teams of 15.

All games will be played at the Oxbow Marina Fields in Northampton, MA on Sunday, 6/19/16.

Dark or Light Open Tryouts 2016

This just in from Joe (joe.costello2@gmail.com).

You can learn more about Dark or Light right here.

Here are the dates, times and places for Dark or Light’s first 3 open tryouts:

*Saturday, June 4, 10:00-2:30, behind the UMass football stadium
*Sunday, June 5, 10:-2:30, behind the UMass football stadium
*Saturday, June 11, 10:00-2:30

Please pass this along to anyone who may be interested in playing, or just wants to come out and support Western Mass. club ultimate.

All are welcome at all 3 dates.

Thanks and we look forward to seeing a lot of faces, new and old, in the next few weekends.

-DslashL

June 2016 Board Meeting

2015-09-29 19.12.56The June 2016 Board meeting will take place on Monday, 6/13 at the Sugar Loaf Frostee in Sunderland, MA. Anyone with any interest in helping grow Ultimate in the Valley is welcome to attend. Discussion topics will include:

If you’re not a board member and you plan on attending the meeting, please email josh@valleyultimate.org.

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5/26 Board Meeting

Hatgiving2014The Valley Ultimate Board just met in Hadley and worked on lots of upcoming projects:

  • Summer Youth League: Starts 6/7: Sign up here!
  • Solstice Hat Tournament on 6/29: Sign up here!
  • Out outreach program is continuing. Terry Plotkin been to Frontier 3 times and will be continuing the program through the fall and possibly into next spring.

The next Board meeting will be scheduled soon. Anyone with any interest in helping grow Ultimate in the Valley is encouraged to attend!