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Member Update - April 2011

In this update:

1. Notice of AGM

2. Election for Chairman and Treasurer

3. Notice of personal injury claim

4. Planned changes to membership renewal date

5. Planned introduction of club affiliation

6. Ultimatum!2010

7. GB Grandmasters announcement

Coach Educators Needed

The UK Ultimate coaching scheme is looking to recruit a handful of new coach educators to the support the delivery of our Foundation level courses (Leader Award and Sports Leader Award). UK Ultimate has recently been working with an organisation called the Youth Sport Trust and their corporate partners Matalan. As a result we are expecting a bump in the numbers of schools looking for foundation introductory courses, in the summer term around May and June.

40 schools pick up Ultimate

MATALAN sporting promiseThis summer term will see more than 40 schools pick up Ultimate thanks to Matalan's Sporting Promise. This project aims to embed Ultimate as a choice for young people in the schools and school sports partnerships involved. MATALAN have developed their sporting promise with the Youth Sport Trust and have decided to work with nine sports, one of which is Ultimate. UK Ultimate have been asked to help support the delivery by providing club links, help developing a resource and with teacher and young leader [coach] education.

This is a fantastic project that all Ultimate players can really get involved with. Already we have had a number of volunteers help at various launch and inspire days across England. Please keep a close eye on further developments as more help will be needed!

Read about the project at this link

Sussex Mohawks win Uni Outdoor Nationals

Sussex Mohawks

Sussex Mohawks followed in the footsteps of their regional rivals Portsmouth Sublime this weekend, winning the Open Outdoor title to go with their Open Indoor title. They completed the second undefeated season by a South Eastern team in two years, defeating Cambridge Strange Blue 12-9 in the final.

2011 University Open Outdoor Division Two Nationals Preview

University Open Outdoor Nationals are fast approaching. With BUCS points again up for grabs in Sheffield, Tim Sanders organised previews of the teams vying for the title from each region.

2011 University Open Outdoor Nationals Preview

University Open Outdoor Nationals are fast approaching. With BUCS points again up for grabs in Sheffield, Tim Sanders organised previews of the teams vying for the title from each region.

Ultimate experiencing upswing in school participation

There has been a steady increase in the number of UK schools teaching their students Ultimate in the past few years.

Inaugural World U23 Championships successful despite setbacks

The first World Under-23 Championships were held in Florence in 2010. Great Britain entered teams in all three divisions, Open, Women's and Mixed. The results were excellent, with the Mixed team winning a Gold medal and the Women managing a very commendable third.

 

Why the need for under-23?