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London Spring League 2016

Submitted by Si Hill on Tue, 13/05/2014 - 10:13am
Event date: 
Repeats every week until Thu May 19 2016 .
5 May 2016 - 19:00 - 21:00
12 May 2016 - 19:00 - 21:00
19 May 2016 - 19:00 - 21:00
Event details: 

 

London Spring League May 2016 will take place on Thursday evenings - 5th, 12th & 19th May.  There are games at Balham and Clissold. 

Maps and info on getting to the fields.

Games start at 7:15pm; and teams play 2 or 3 games per night.  Team captains please bring cones to help mark out pitches.

Spring League Information for captains and players (Note that this is old info which will be updated as soon as we can.)

Schedule will be sent to contacts and posted online once we have all the team entries.

Game results and Spirit of the Game scores will be submitted online.

For Summer League info go here.

Following the last week of Spring League, we'll be running simultaneous hat tournaments at both locations on 26th May. These are open to all Spring and Summer League players.

(Note that Spring League beginners do not need to be UKU members, but anyone who has played in previous years must be at least a UKU Basic Member. Just £5 for the year, www.ukultimate.com/join)

Thanks to our sponsors: FIVE Ultimate, VC Lookfly, GAIA, and Berry Construction

 

  Berry Construction  
Contact name: 
Nick Bond
Contact number (primary): 
07880 967 785
Contact email: 

nickebond at gmail dotty com

london@ukultimate.com

How to register: 

Team Entry Form is here: London Spring League Team Entry

Individual Entry Form is here: Individual Player Entry

UKU Junior Outdoor Nationals and Schools National Championships 2014

Submitted by benheywood on Tue, 15/04/2014 - 10:55am
Event date: 
28 Jun 2014 - 09:00 - 29 Jun 2014 - 17:00
Event details: 

Junior Outdoor Nationals and UKU Schools National Championship Finals will this year return to The Pavilion, Moor Lane in Birmingham (location details below).

UKU Schools National Championship Finals is a one-day event on the Saturday only.

 

Schedules, Info Pack and Pitch Map can now be downloaded from the bottom of this page. You can also see a schedule on this link which will be updated with game scores throughout the weekend:

http://goo.gl/6vUslp

 


 

JUNIOR NATIONALS

Player Eligibility: Born on or after 1st Jan 1995

Membership/Affiliation requirements:

Players playing for UKU-affiliated schools playing as school teams are not required to have membership.

All other players must have minimum Basic Membership.

Team sizes and planning:

Clubs must ensure that they have appropriate levels of adult supervision in place for the event.

Based on past experience please note that you should not enter a team unless you have at least 10 fit players able to travel.

We also strongly recommend that teams plan to have a non-playing adult travelling with the team.   There have been instances where small teams have had an injury, and a second player has had to accompany the injured player to hospital, leaving behind a team that is too small to continue.  This not only spoils the tournament for the team concerned, but also for their opposition who have travelled and paid to play games, only to find they have a walkover.  Not ideal for anyone.

Need a team?
If you are a player or a small group of players without enough for a full team, then it may be possible to arrange for you to join up with another team; everyone involved in Junior Ultimate wants you there. HOWEVER you must explain your situation by emailing admin[at]ukultimate.com and have UKU ratify which is the most appropriate team for you to join with. Where possible, players are linked up with players from a similar geographical area.

Multiple-teams:

Clubs are welcome to enter more than one team, but in the event that the tournament becomes oversubscribed, clubs entering multiple additional teams may find lower ranked teams placed on a waiting list.


UKU SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS

Player Eligibility: All players must be in Year 11 or lower.

If there is sufficient interest to make a separate tournament, we also intend to create another division for year 8 and below; please indicate on your entry form which division you would like to enter.

 

Team Eligibility:

All teams must be strictly school teams.  In the future we expect all teams will have to qualify through local qualification events.  For the time being, all school teams that wish to enter (max 1 team per school per division) will be considered eligible.

Membership/Affiliation requirements:

Players do not need individual membership provided the school is UKU-affiliated. Please contact admin[at]ukultimate.com for more information on Schools Affiliation.

Team sizes and planning:

RULES: Please remember this is a 5-a-side competition played to the “UKU-Schools” adapted rules with smaller playing area, and relatively short games.  Exact game-lengths and tournament format will depend on the number of teams that enter.
For more information please look here: http://www.ukultimate.com/uku-schools

Times:

The Schools Championships will run between 10:30am and 5:00pm on the Saturday.

Contact name: 
Benji Heywood
Contact number (primary): 
07896 919900
Contact email: 

admin@ukultimate.com

Price: 
Junior Nationals £125; UKU-Schools £65
How to register: 

Online registration form

The initial closing date for entries will be 4 weeks before the event - 30th May 2014. There may still be spaces after this time - please get in touch with any queries.

We understand that you may not have complete control over the financial procedures at your institution, so the 30th May is not a payment deadline - but please do endeavour to pay as promptly as possible.

Accomodation and transport: 

Free camping is now unavailable, as no one wanted it!

UKU BUCS Regionals 2014

Submitted by DaveHalls on Wed, 26/02/2014 - 1:02pm
Event date: 
1 Mar 2014 - 00:01 - 2 Mar 2014 - 23:59
Event details: 

University Open Regionals take place in four regions on the 1/2 March 2014 (Scotland will take place on the 8/9 March).

 

West: Bristol

Midlands: Cambridge
South-East: Harlington

North: Salford

 

Please see schedules attached to this page.

UKU Junior (U20) Open Indoor Nationals

Submitted by benheywood on Tue, 21/01/2014 - 10:25am
Event date: 
1 Mar 2014 - 09:00 - 2 Mar 2014 - 18:00
Event details: 

The UKU Junior (U20) Open Indoor Championships 2014 will be held at Aldersley Leisure Village, Wolverhampton (WV6 9NW) on the weekend of Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd March 2014. There are 4 good size halls and there is balcony space and a cafe/bar onsite, as well as supermarkets nearby.

Please use the online entry form but do check the details below.

Accommodation

Hopefully the central location will mean that the majority of teams might be able to travel home rather than needing accommodation on the Saturday night, but for some of you that clearly won't be possible. Obviously you are free to organise your own plans, and places like www.travelodge.co.uk (and there are a number around the motorways or Wolverhampton!) often have good deals (e.g. family rooms which could sleep 4 from £19 per night), and there are a smattering of Youth Hostels nearby (www.yha.org.uk).

If you are really struggling for accommodation, please get in touch on admin@ukultimate.com and we will do what we can to assist.

Eligibility

As per the UKU Junior eligibility rules, to be eligible for this UKU under-20 division you must have been born on or after January 1st 1995.

Please contact Benji Heywood (doc@ukultimate.com) if there are any queries.

If you are a player or a small group of players without enough for a full team, then it may be possible to arrange for you to join up with another team; everyone involved in Junior Ultimate wants you there. HOWEVER you must explain your situation to UK Ultimate (email to: admin@ukultimate.com is sufficient) and have them ratify which is the most appropriate team for you to join with. There have been a few issues in recent years with combinations of players/teams that have not been checked or verified appropriately; please be organised, up front, and go through the correct systems.

Entry and payment

The cost of the tournament is £80 per team. If you want to come YOU MUST FILL IN THE FORM FOUND AT THIS LINK

Payment details will be sent to you by email once you have filled in the form. If your school/club require an invoice in order to make the payment, please make this clear on the web entry form and provide any additional details that will be needed.

The closing date will be Friday 14th February to confirm your place at the event. Please get in touch if the payment process means you expect to miss the closing date. This will be fine as long as you are entered in time, but please get in touch to make sure we know about it.

Other info

Please note: Clubs are welcome to enter more than one team, but in the event that the tournament is oversubscribed clubs entering multiple teams may find lower-ranked teams placed on a waiting list. However, the tournament has a large capacity and this is relatively unlikely based on previous years' entries.

Essential: Do not enter a team unless you have AT LEAST 7 fit players who are able to travel.

Advisable: Have at least one non-playing adult with the team, in case they need to accompany injured players to hospital or similar.

Contact name: 
Benji Heywood
Contact email: 

admin@ukultimate.com

Price: 
£80
How to register: 

Please use the online entry form

UKU Nationals 2014

Submitted by mattharwood on Tue, 14/01/2014 - 1:17pm
Event date: 
23 Aug 2014 - 09:00 - 24 Aug 2014 - 18:00
Event details: 

For 2014, UKU Nationals will once again return to Southampton. More details to follow soon.

UKU/BUCS University Open and Women's Outdoor Nationals & Alumni Cup

Submitted by benheywood on Mon, 13/01/2014 - 6:09pm
Event date: 
26 Apr 2014 - 09:00 - 27 Apr 2014 - 18:00
Event details: 

This year's BUCS UKU University Outdoor Nationals will be held at the University of Manchester Sports Ground. We will host all four divisions; the University Open Divisions 1 & 2, the University Women's Division and the Alumni Cup!

Have you ever argued that your university team of 2010 was better than the 2005 team? Have you always wanted a re-match of a previous Student Nationals final? Well now is your chance! Gather together your mates and enter a team into the Alumni Cup.

Alumni cup will be an open division - obviously that means genuinely Open and not Men's; mixed teams are possible. To be eligible for an alumni team the player must have attended the institution for at least one year, on a more-than-part-time basis. The player does not need to have graduated from that institution. Universities may enter more than one team.

Contact name: 
Benji Heywood
Contact email: 

benji.heywood@ukultimate.com

Event website: 

 

The Info Pack and Pitch Map can be found below, and the schedule can be found here:

http://goo.gl/CeeOH1

This schedule is now up to date with all game scores and results from the weekend.

 

Congratulations to:

Open Division 1 - Cambridge 

Open Division 2 - Limerick

Limerick also took the SotG prize.

 

Women - Bangor

SotG was won by St Andrews

 

Alumni - uBu

SotG was won by Leeds

 


 

Lost Property

Playing kit

Blue/white Arkansas Ultimate top
Bournemout Heat black #6

 

Other clothing

White 'Surfanic' jacket
Grey 'Soulcal' zip hoodie
Green 'Oakley' zip hoodie
Black 'Topman' zip hoodie
Black/grey 'Fitch'  sweatshirt
Black Adidas trackies
Navy 'Craghoppers' fleece
Grey 'Fila' hoodie
Dick's rain poncho
Black Reebok trackies
Black Nike women's trackies
Grey H&M women's longsleeve T
Black 'Underarmour' base layer
Black Nike baselayer
Plain black longsleeve T shirt
Blue unbranded baselayer
Black 'Regatta' shortsleeve baselayer
White Sondico shortsleeve baselayer
Black 'Divided' longjohns
Black Nike v-neck baselayer

 

Other items

Canadian U23s cap
White Nike Tiempo, UK 6
Nalgene - paga and gaia stickers
Gilbert boots, in bag with black top and water bottle
Nalgene - Karrimor
Nalgene with watch attached
Bag with blue Adidas trainers and other items
Blue Exped dry-bag
Orange towel
Fold up stool
Kodak digital camera

 

Please get in touch to organise return via benji.heywood@ukultimate.com soon, as items will not be held forever, and will not be taken to future events unless arranged.

How to register: 

Open divisions 1 & 2: Qualification for both open divisions was via the regional qualifiers. BUCS will set the closing date for payment in these divisions, and all entries will be through them. You will need to speak to your Athletic Union in order to enter and pay through the BUCS system - you can't do it yourself. It will cost £140 per team.

 

Womens: There is no qualification for this division. Please click here now to register. The initial deadline for entries is Friday 4th April.

Maximum teams: There is intended to be no limit for this division. In the event that we suddenly get double what we had last year, SOME element of first come/first served may apply, so it is worth getting in early. Strong teams from last year will be protected as long as they enter before the closing date. Exact details of who gets in if oversubscribed will be published soon.

Cost = £140 per team

 

Alumni Cup: There is no qualification for this division. Please click here now to register. Entries will be accepted on a first-come, first served basis but are not confirmed until payment has been received. The initial deadline for entries is Friday 4th April.

Maximum teams = 16 teams. There is no scope to expand this - if you want a spot, enter quick!

Cost = £185 per team

 

Accomodation and transport: 

Accommodation 

As in previous years teams will be expected, where at all possible, to organise their own accommodation. For those who are really struggling, Elly White (uniwomenscoordinator@gmail.com) will try to find you a floor to sleep on. Please contact her directly with your requests, as soon as possible. We DON'T expect to be able to provide any help for Alumni teams.

The postcode for the actual venue does not work correctly so please use M23 0DT for an approximate location. Below are a number of websites that may be useful:

 

http://www.visitmanchester.com/stay (use Manchester Airport for searches)

http://www.travelodge.co.uk (use Manchester Airport for searches)

http://www.premierinn.com/ (use M23 0DT for searches)

http://www.britanniahotels.com/ (use Manchester for searches)

http://www.hostelworld.com/ (use Manchester for searches)

 

Transport to the Venue

 

Air: The venue is 6 miles from Manchester International Airport.

Rail: The venue is 9 miles from Manchester Piccadilly Station & 7 miles from Stockport Station.

Buses: The venue can be reached from the centre of Manchester on bus numbers 101, 104, 105 and 109. You need to get off at Princess Parkway/ Yew Tree Lane. It takes approx. 30 mins. Timetables can be found here:

http://www.tfgm.com/journey_planning/Pages/bus_times_leaflet_library.aspx

Car/Minibus: There is limited parking at the venue so please do your best to car share as much as possible.

Taxi: Taxis from the airport and Manchester and Stockport stations should be approx. £15-20.

 

Driving Directions to the Venue

 

From the M60 Clockwise (North-East):

  1. Leave the M60 at Junction 4 onto the M56
  2. Leave the M56 at Junction 2 following signs for A560 Altrincham.
  3. At the roundabout take the second exit following signs for A560 Altrincham.
  4. At the next roundabout also take the second exit following signs for A560 Altrincham.
  5. At the next roundabout take the third exit signposted A5103 Manchester.
  6. Stay in the left hand lane to exit at the first junction signposted B5166 Sale Moor.
  7. At the end of the slip road turn left onto the B5167 Wythenshawe Road.
  8. Follow the final directions below...

From the M60 Anti-Clockwise (North-West):

  1. Leave the M60 at Junction 5
  2. Stay in the left hand lane so as soon as you join the A5103 you leave it again.
  3. At the traffic lights at the bottom of the slip road turn right onto the B5167
  4. Follow the final directions below...

From the M56 (South):

  1. Leave the M56 at Junction 3A onto the A5103 signposted Manchester.
  2. Take the second exit off the A5103 signposted B5166 Sale Moor.
  3. At the end of the slip road turn left onto the B5167 Wythenshawe Road.

Final Directions:

  1. After 100m the road forks. Take the right hand fork which becomes the B5166 Sale Road signposted Sale Moor.
  2. After a further 400m take the second right into Rackhouse Road.
  3. At the end of the road turn right onto Yewtree Lane.
  4. Take the first left onto Willenhall Road signposted University of Manchester Sports Ground.
  5. Follow Willenhall Road under the motorway and then take the first left.
  6. Follow this down to the venue; the car park is on the right hand side.
  7. Please do not park on the road as you may end up with a parking ticket!

Some SatNavs and Google Maps suggest you can access the venue direct from the M60 if you use the venue postcode which obviously you can’t!! So I suggest you use the postcode M23 0DT which is for Willenhall Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester. Once you get there, follow directions 5-7 above.

University Mixed Outdoor Nationals

Submitted by benheywood on Mon, 13/01/2014 - 6:02pm
Event date: 
15 Mar 2014 - 09:00 - 16 Mar 2014 - 18:00
Event details: 

UMON 2014 - more details to follow.

BUCS/SSS Scottish University Open Outdoor Regionals

Submitted by benheywood on Mon, 13/01/2014 - 5:46pm
Event date: 
8 Mar 2014 - 09:00 - 9 Mar 2014 - 18:00
Event details: 

NOTE: ONE WEEK LATER THAN THE ENGLISH REGIONALS

Cost: £105 per team

Entry Process:  Entries need to be submitted via BUCScore.  Please speak to your Athletic Union as they will need to submit your entry on this system.  Please note, the BUCS Ultimate Outdoor Championships are listed under Team Entries on BUCScore, not as an Individual Competition.

Entries Open: 21st January 2014

Closing date:
20th February 2014

Info:  Scottish University Outdoor Regionals return to the top-quality pitches at St Andrews. Accommodation and other details to be confirmed - keep an eye on the scotunicaptains egroup. We expect the schedule to run from 9am both days.

We also have the 3G pitch booked as a back-up for saturday, meaning we can at least run an 8-team format for first teams even if the weather makes other pitches unplayable.

 

Contact name: 
Benji Heywood