GB take to the beach

WCBU2011 The Week GB are taking to the beaches in six different divisions to competition to be World Champions of Beach Ultimate. These divisions are Open, Mixed, Womens, Masters, Mixed Masters and Grand Masters. between Aug 21 & Aug 28; 73 teams and 1,100+ athletes from 30 countries and 5 continents will compete on the idyllic beaches of Lignano Sabbiadoro (Italy) to be Champions.

Beach Ultimate is similar to grass Ultimate, but played on the beach. The pitch is a different size and there is a different [less] number of players. It could also be considered to have a different atmosphere. To find out more about the beach game by clicking here. 

The WCBU2011 will be the biggest ever Beach Ultimate World Championships, plus the biggest online and social media event in the history of Ultimate! 14 games will be broadcast LIVE. There will be behind-the-scenes videos, live scoring of all the games, incorporating Blogs, Facebook, Twitter feeds, YouTube channels, shared photos and videos for mash-ups. 

Here are some links that will be of interest to anyone who wants to know more:

http://www.wcbu2011.org/ (tournament website)

http://www.blockstack.tv/ (Block Stack TV)

http://twitter.com/#!/WCBU2011 (WCBU Twitter Account)

http://twitter.com/#!/tomstyles (Tom "the voice" Styles)