UKU Member Update
This year's Elite Skills Clinic will focus on getting more from your deep throws, a look at San Francisco Revolver's side stack offence, how to put on a better mark, and a few other things. Got any suggestions? Just let us know on the facebook event wall. Plus, we'll have a coach from one of our recent European gold medal winning GB teams to support Brummie.
Iceni retain their UKU Nationals Title. Photo credit: theShowGame/Andrew Moss
Many thanks to Andy and Matt and all the volunteers - and to all the teams - for another successful Nationals.
Congratulations to Iceni (Women's), Clapham (Open), and Reading (Mixed) for their victories, and also to Nice Bristols, Chevron Action Flash, Brighton City, Fire of London 1, East Midlands Open and Black Eagles for qualifying to join them at the European finals*.
UK Ultimate has been asked to showcase the sport at the Sainsbury's 2015 School Games. 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 the countries most prestegious school sport event.
Announcing a UKU Level One Coaching Course in London 3rd October 2015. The course will be held at Orleans Park School. This course is for players with around six months or more playing experience.
Please note the date change. This course is now on the 3rd of October 2015. This move is to avoid a clash with the UKU Development conference.
The GB U20 Open team came through a close quarter-final game against Ireland before losing to a very strong Germany team in the semi-final. They then beat France 15 - 11 on the final day to win Bronze.
GB U20 Women unfortunately lost their quarter-final on universe point to the eventual winners Austria. However, they had a great tournament and took 7th.
GB U17 Open did extremely well to beat France 11-7 to take Bronze, especially considering France had beaten them earlier in the tournament.
GB U17 Women had a good tournament and convincingly beat Sweden 15-2 in their last game to take 5th.
WFDF is pleased to announce that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today has granted full recognition to the World Flying Disc Federation at its 128th Session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Established in 1985 and celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2015, the WFDF is composed of 62 national member associations on five continents. WFDF had received provisional recognition by the IOC in May 2013. The full story can be found here on the WFDF website.
For the first time ever champions will be crowned in 5 divisions; Open, Women, Mixed, Masters Open and Masters Women
You'll be able to get all the tournament information and follow your team on the EUC website. Some of the matches will be streamed live on Fanseat.com. GB Mixed vs France will be the first live streamed match on Wednesday 29th at 10:00 BST. Check out their schedule later in the tournament to potentially see other GB matches.
GB Open came so close to claiming a medal but were just pipped by Japan on Universe Point in their Bronze Medal match.
GB Mixed came 5th. Despite beating Australia in their last game GB missed out on a semi-final place on goal difference.
GB Women claimed 8th after smashing New Zealand in their final game.
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