UKU Member Update
The World Ultimate & Guts Championships are coming to London. The 14th WUGC will be held on 18-25th June predominantly at the high quality UCL Sports Ground, London Colney which has previously hosted the 2015 WFDF World U23 Ultimate Championships. The final day's competition will take place at Allianz Park, home of the Rugby's reigning Premiership Champions, Saracens RFC.
WUGC is the pinnacle of the sport and over 120 teams will be competing in 5 divisions: Men's, Women's, Mixed, Masters Men's and Masters Women's. GB have teams in all 5 divisions and will be looking to turn home advantage into medals.
Spectators will be able to get up close to the action by buying either a day or week long tickets from this website. But if you can't make it to London games will be Live Streamed and you can find the schedule here. Also check out the tournament website for breaking news and more information.
Games involving GB teams on the Live Stream include:
Sunday 12:30 GB Women vs Canada
Sunday 15:30 GB Masters Mens vs Canada
Sunday 17:30 GB Mixed vs Hong Kong
UK Ultimate has again been asked to showcase the sport at the London Youth Games 2016. We will be offering an ongoing taster session at this massive multi-sport event. This is a fantastic opportunity for Ultimate to be seen by all the staff and pupils involved in one of the countries most prestegious school sport event.
We are pleased to announce that South East Regionals will be held in Reading on Saturday 30th July. More details to follow from the TDs nearer the time.
Thanks for your patience!
We can now provide a list of all the teams currently entered into the Nottingham WindFarm, UKU Tour 2 2016.
Thanks to everyone for such a great start to the Open and Women's Tour season - great weather, great people, and great ultimate - at a venue which is looking in fantastic shape for Worlds in a few short weeks!
Congratulations to GB Open, whose O line beat their D line in the final, and to Iceni who frankly dominated the women's division, conceding no more than 5 in any game.
Queen Mary Ultimate Frisbee Club is one of the newest clubs and fastest growing clubs within Queen Mary Students Union. The club is extremely ambitious with an aspiration to compete within the London University Sports League (LUSL) for the 2016/17 academic year. The club is looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and approachable coach that will be able to develop the technical and tactical aspects of the sport to new and developing players. The coach will be able to deliver session with a focus on making sessions, fun, enjoyable and constructive towards the needs and wants of the members.
Congratulations to Thundering Herd 1 for their victory in sunny Cheltenham last weekend, and to JR whose third place secured them the overall Tour title.
Thanks hugely to all involved, particularly Chris and Emma for running a great event once again. Please do contact them on baftour[at]yahoo.com if you wish to reclaim any lost property.