Category Archives: Meetings

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.

Share the Facebook event page!

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!

May 2016 Board Meeting

Hatgiving2014The next Valley Ultimate Board meeting will take place on Thursday, 5/26 from 6-7pm at Johnny’s Roadside Diner in Hadley, MA.

Everyone with any interest in growing Ultimate in the Valley is encouraged to attend!

Help us spread the word through the Facebook event page!

Some of the topics we will be discussing at the meeting include

  • Summer Solstice 2016
  • Valley Ultimate Summer Youth League 2016
  • Our outreach program
  • Other summer events
  • Organization goals for the next year

Come on out and help us grow Ultimate in the Valley!

 

4/26 Board Meeting Notes

Hatgiving2014The most recent Valley Ultimate Board meeting just wrapped up. Here’s what we covered:

  • How to bette spread the word about Valley Ultimate activities and pull in more volunteers
  • Updates regarding the Oxbow field complex. Lots and lots of fields for Ultimate right in the heart of the Valley!
  • Launching the Summer Solstice Hat tournament. Maybe hold it earlier in the summer?
  • Dispensing grants and applying for more.
  • Updates on our just-launched youth outreach program!
  • Launching the Valley Ultimate Youth Summer League
  • Expanding our annual meeting to pull in more people
  • Starting work on a 3-5 year plan

Information regarding the next Board meeting will be posted as soon as the date is set.

Valley Ultimate Board Meeting – April 2016

Hatgiving2014The next Valley Ultimate Board meeting will take place on Tuesday, 4/26 from 6-7pm at the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton.

Anyone with any interest in helping grow Ultimate in the Valley is encouraged to attend!

Topics of discussion will include:
– Summer Solstice Hat Tournament
– Valley Ultimate Youth Summer League
– Our youth outreach programs
– Much more!

Help spread the word via our Facebook event page!

January ’16 Board Meeting Recap

Hatgiving2014The next Valley Ultimate Board meeting will take place on Tuesday, 2/16 from 6-7pm at the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton, MA. Anyone with any interest in helping grow Ultimate in the Pioneer Valley is encouraged to attend!

The Facebook event for the meeting is online right here. Help spread the word!

  • We covered lots of material at last night’s Board meeting. The major discussion points included:
    Our plans for outreach into underserved Middle School communities
  • An introduction to USAU’s new State Based Organization, New England Ultimate, from it’s leader Jonathan Levy
  • USAU Affiliate status update
  • Hatgiving 2015 feedback
  • Youth Club Champs 2016

Screen Shot 2016-01-21 at 10.15.30 AM

Western MA Spring 2016 Scheduling Meeting for Coaches and Captains

Hatgiving2014Mark your calendar!

This meeting is for ultimate scheduling games and tournaments for ALL teams in Western MA, any playing level: College Open/Women, HS Boys/Girls, and Middle School!

Sunday, January 31
2:00pm-4:00pm
Amherst Regional High School (use entrance by the gym)

Calendars and pens/pencils will be provided. After a brief round of announcements and introductions, the majority of the meeting will be free-for-all scheduling. Take note during the introductions of the coaches and captains you would like to seek out!

Please spread the word! The Facebook event is online right here.

January 2016 Board Meeting

Hatgiving2014The next Valley Ultimate Board meeting will take place on Wednesday, 1/20 from 6-7pm at the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton, MA.

Anyone with any interest in helping grow Ultimate in the Pioneer Valley is welcome to attend!

Come on out and help us chart the future of the organization. While you’re at it, why not fill out the volunteer signup survey?

The Facebook event for the meeting is online right here. Help spread the word!

11/17 Board Meeting

The Valley Ultimate Board met last night at the Bluebonnet Diner and covered lots of ground!

Screen Shot 2015-11-18 at 9.46.24 AM

  1. Hatgiving 2015: Everything is set for an incredible event this Saturday.
  2. We wrapped up our discussion of the U19 Fall Youth League.
  3. We talked about various winter programs we’re about to launch.
  4. We continued working on plans for our Middle School outreach program.

Make sure to sign up for our mailing lists to stay informed about what’s going on with Valley Ultimate!

You can also sign up to become a Valley Ultimate volunteer right here!

September 2015 Board Meeting

The Valley Ultimate Board plus 3 all-star guests met tonight to discuss and plan out the future of Valley Ultimate. There was over 230 years of Ultimate around the table. Whoa.

Here’s what we talked about:

  1. Board logistics: It turns out there’s a decent amount of paperwork involved.
  2. Valley Ultimate Fall League: It’s going super well! Everyone is excited for the upcoming scrimmages against the BUDA all-stars on Saturday, the rest of the league games, and the Sharon tournament coming up in a few weeks!
  3. USAU Affiliate status: We are quite happy with the relationship. So far we have received great logistics support as well as $2,500 in grants. We will be pursuing further grant opportunities through the program as we expand.
  4. Hatgiving 2015: The event is coming up on Saturday, 11/21. Registration will launch soon!
  5. Future projects: We have several in the works, all of which are very exciting! Come on out to a future Board meeting to get a sneak peak at what we’re up to!