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UK Ultimate - Our First Year in the School Games

Just 12 months ago, UK Ultimate was eagerly anticipating the sport's launch into the School Games (a Sport England-funded initiative responsible for over 3.5 million sports participation opportunities for young people every year). Now that the school year has ended and the summer holidays are well underway, we want to update the community on our very successful first year!

 

UKU Board Appointments 2019

We are pleased to announce the appointment of three UKU board members.  Following the call for expressions of interest in standing for roles on the board of directors in June we had one candidate stand for each role so can now announce the appointment James Cooper to a "Without Portfolio" role in addition to the re-election of Chris Foster-White (Director of Competitions) and Wayne Davey (Treasurer). All three have been elected to the board for a 3 year period.

WUGC 2020 Trials

Following their successful European Ultimate Championships season, the senior GB teams are inviting expressions of interest for players hoping to join the squads for Worlds in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, from Saturday 11 to Saturday 18 July 2020. 

 

Find out more details from each of the squads below: 

The Road to Nationals

Next weekend is the start of the journey to nationals for teams up and down the UK as 44 teams descend on York and Edenbridge for UKU Regionals to try to earn one of bids to UKU Nationals 2019 in the Women’s, Mixed and Men’s divisions.

UKU Regionals - Schedules Update

REGIONALS SOUTH

Since the publication of the draft schedule, unfortunately we have had 2 dropouts from the Women's division. This means that the schedule has been amended and will remain as DRAFT for now.

 

Highfield Mixer 2019 - Confirmed Schedule

We are happy to now CONFIRM the schedule for the Highfield Mixer event this weekend. No changes have been made but please double check it to make sure you know your correct start time.

 

UKU Junior Mixed Outdoor Nationals 2019-20 - Entries Open!

We are pleased to anounce that entries for Junior Mixed Outdoor Nationals 2019-20 are now open!

 

The event is being held at St Bede's Catholic College, Long Cross, Bristol on Saturday 5th October. It is a ONE DAY event.

 

GB at World Under 24 Championships

International Ultimate is back next week, this time its the World Under 24 Championships (WU24), taking place in Heidelberg, Germany 13th - 20th July. 50 teams from countries across the globe will come together and compete to be crowned world champions.

The GB teams kick off their campaigns with games against Australia (GBU24 Women), Panama (GBU24 Men) and Netherlands (GBU24 Mixed) on Sunday.