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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!

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.

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 Solstice 2015 Wrapup

A monstrous thanks to the 100 people that came out for Summer Solstice 2015! The event went very smoothly on perfect fields in the midst of glorious weather with Honeysuckle prevailing over Oak Trees 11-9 in the finals. Complete results are at the bottom of this post.

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While the event is fresh in your memory, it would be fantastic if as many participants as possible filled out the quick Summer Solstice 2015 Feedback Survey.

Also, while you’re glowing in the happiness of an awesome hat tournament, why not volunteer to help out with Valley Ultimate? 🙂

A few photos from the event are online right here.

Solstice Scores

 

Thanks again for a great event!

Solstice 2015 Teams and Schedule

Park here. Play on the awesome fields right behind the lot!

Park here. Play on the awesome fields right behind the lot!

And now a message from Mr. Tournament, Joe Costello (joe@valleyultimate.org):

Hey Summer Solstice 2015 Players!

Captains have already been emailed their team’s rosters.  You can find what team you are on by going to the Player Status page.

You can view the event schedule right here.  Game play will be 6/1 in general, with offense deciding gender ratios.

Reminders:
1) All games will be played at Plumbrook Fields, located at 210 Potwine Lane, Amherst, MA 01002.
2) The first game will BEGIN at 9am.  PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY.  Player check in runs from 8:15 to 8:45am.
3) The awards ceremony will conclude by 5pm.
4) 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.
5) Remember to bring A DARK AND A WHITE shirt/jersey to wear.

Solstice Update

Prize hats!Registration for Summer Solstice is now closed. If you have a very good reason for why you didn’t register before the (widely publicized) registration deadline, email Josh@ValleyUltimate.org with your very good story and he’ll see what he can do 🙂

The schedule for the day is now online right here.

Teams will be emailed out to everyone, and posted here, in the next 36 hours.

Important reminders:
1) Please make sure take care of any of your outstanding rostering/signup issues as outlined on the Player Status page. Minors: Make sure you bring the USAU medical authorization form!
2) Please make sure to bring a full water bottle or two. We will have water on hand, but it won’t be easy for us to refill our water towers.
3) Please try and carpool as much as possible. We have limited parking.
4) ALL players must sign in between 8:15 and 8:45am.

See you soon!