Monthly Archives: May 2016

Dark or Light Open Tryouts 2016

This just in from Joe (

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.


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

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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!

Solstice 2016 Registration Online!

Prize hats!The 2nd Annual Summer Solstice Hat Tournament will take place on Sunday, 6/19 at the gorgeous Owbow Marina fields!

Complete event information and registration details are online 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.

Summer Youth League 2016

Coach Leila Tunnell

Coach Leila Tunnell

Coach Joe Costello

Coach Joe Costello

Registration is now open for Valley Ultimate’s Summer Youth League!

The league run from June 7th through July 8th at the Oxbow Marin Fields in Northampton, MA. The league costs $40 and there will be 8 sessions run by elite Pioneer Valley coaches such as Leila Tunnel and Joe Costello. The sessions are scheduled for 6/7, 6/10, 6/14, 6/17, 6/21, 6/24, 7/1, and 7/8.

Full league information including registration steps are online here.