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UKU Masters Nationals 2019 - Registration Now Open!

For 2019, UKU Masters Nationals will again be held as a joint event with the Glastonbury Tor-Nament following the success of last year!

 

Registration is NOW OPEN so email Ed Shardlow at Ed.Shardlow@ablestoke.com to register or to ask any questions. The event will be held at Tor Sport & Leisure (BA6 9EF) on the weekend of 7th-8th September 2019 and the team entry fee is £200.

EUCF 2019 Bid Allocation Announced

Following the previous announcement confirming the date and location of EUCF 2019, EUF have now announced the full locations and dates for the European Ultimate Championship Series and the bid allocation. EUCR-W (UKU Nationals) bids will be as follows: 

 

Open - 4 bids

Women - 2 bids

Mixed - 3 bids

 

You can read the full EUF announcement here.

 

[UKU Ranking Event] Moor Lane 2019 - Early Bird Entries Close Soon!

Early Bird entries for Moor Lane 2019, being held at The Pavilion, Birmingham, on 13th-14th July 2019 close in just under 1 week! If you know that you definitely want to send a team - why not enter now? 

 

Using the NEW Club Outdoor Event Entry Process, if you enter before 15th May you will benefit from earlier confirmation of whether you have been awarded a space at the event and a slightly reduced team entry fee (note: you will also be subject to the harsher drop out penalties should you no longer wish to participate in the event).

 

If you are not sure whether this type of entry is suitable for your team, entries will remain open until the Closing Date for both of the Open & Women's 3rd Round events to allocate remaining spaces. Full details below

GB at EBUC 2019 Update

8 GB squads are halfway through EBUC 2019, competing against the best Europe has to offer.

(Photo credit: Steph Balsys)

GB at EBUC 2019

2019 sees 21 Great Britain squads taking on the world and first up are the beach squads at the Eurpoean Beach Ultimate Championships (EBUC).

(Photo credit: Steph Balsys)

MEN’S & WOMEN’S BUCS LEAGUES 2019-20

If you haven’t entered yet, this is a reminder that the deadline for you to get your teams submitted into next season’s BUCS leagues is next Friday - 10th May! You need to enter via your AU so make sure that if you’re interested in taking part that you get your entry in now before it’s too late. 

 

Not sure what’s happening next year? 

In addition to the Men’s Wednesday afternoon league that has been taking place since 2015, there will now be a NEW Women’s central-venue league. 

 

How will the Women’s BUCS league work? 

There will be 2 one-day fixtures that will take place for each region (with the regions being the same as those used for the Men’s league). The plan is that teams will play 2 or 3 games at each of the one-day fixtures, due to be held on Saturday 9th November 2019 and Saturday 22nd February 2020.

London Summer League 2019 entries open

Further to the earlier announcement, here are the details for CONFIRMING ENTRY to UKU London Summer League 2019.  Thanks to those teams that already looked into this and confirmed that you are planning to play.  We could really do with some help spreading the word about LSL this year.  Please help us encourage new and old teams to get involved! 

INFORMATION ABOUT 2019 UKU LONDON SUMMER LEAGUE:

https://sites.google.com/ukultimate.com/london-summer-league/home

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PLEASE USE THE ENTRY FORM HERE.

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The closing date is midnight Monday 13th May.  We’re going to need to move quickly to sort out structure and fixtures, so please get organised.

LSL requires that you can all contact each other, and we also need confirmation of your preferences for home venue and preferred night to play.  Please use this NEW form: https://forms.gle/rcfMv6SpV1QqFWXJ7

Grey Towers & Spring Showdown 2019 - Final Standings, Spirit Results & Lost Property

Congratulations to all of the teams that took part in the two second round mixed UKU Ranking Events at the weekend; The Grey Towers of Durham & Spring Showdown. It seems that a lot of well-fought, competitive games took place over the two days and so we hope that you all had a great time! 

 

 

Black Eagles [Tier 1 Grey Towers Winners] - Photo courtesy of Black Eagles

 

Huge well done to Black Eagles for coming top in the Tier 1 Grey Towers Event after a convincing win against Glasgow in an all-Scottish final in Durham. Also, great work to Leamington Lemmings and Geometrically Frustrated Magnets for winning their respective Tier 2 divisions!