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GB Beach Teams 2013

Congratulations and thanks to the following people who have been appointed to run GB Beach teams at the European Championships Beach Ultimate 2013.  ECBU 2013 recently announced their intention to run a Masters-Women division.  So we invite applications from people who would like to manage our team in this division.  Please look here for more information.

Open: Jaimie Cross & Dave Ford

Women's: Rebecca Forth

Mixed: Jon "Kos" Brooks

Masters-Mixed: Lucy Byrne

Masters-Open: Dave Grayson, Dave Bixler & Si Hill

Grandmasters: Steve "Kenny" Kennedy & Si Barlow


World Junior and European Under 17s Championships

Last month saw 28 countries, 47 teams with 1100 players competing at a tournament in Dublin, Ireland. The tournament was a joint event with the WFDF World Junior Ultimate Championships and the European Youth (under 17s) Ultimate Championships.

World Games 2013

UK Ultimate is pleased to announce the the GB World Games squad will be led by Sion "Brummie" Scone as non-playing coach with Bex Forth and Rob Schumacher appointed as team managers.  For the record, both Rob and Bex will have to earn their selection as players as Brummie will have the final word on the selection process.  All three of them have a wealth of experience and successes both with GB and other teams in recent years.  We look forward to the team bringing back more WFDF medals! 

If you are hoping to try out for the squad, please look here for details on the application process

Indoors Director of Competitions

UK Ultimate is very pleased to announce Si Barry has been appointed to the role of UKU Director of Indoor Competitions. Si has been involved with indoor ultimate for around 20 years, and we're delighted he'll be bringing that experience into his new role.

Good luck Nathan!

Nathan Fowler is leaving his role as part-time London Development Officer this August - finishing with London Regionals on 4th.

Lost Property

Updated Tues 31 July (i.e. AFTER Open/Women's Tour 3 in Manchester)

Here is the latest list...

Please get in touch if you want to re-claim something:

General stuff

- Phoenix blue jersey #21

GB Beach 2013 Team Leaders needed!

We are still inviting applications to lead the Women's Masters team at ECBU 2013. 

Great Britain wins historic silver medal at World UItimate Championships

The Great Britain Men’s Ultimate team won its first ever medal at global level last week, taking World Championship silver in Osaka: a historic achievement during the UK’s ‘summer of sport'.