ukua news

GB Coverage on Blockstack TV

GB are sending 6 teams to Vancouver to take part in the World Ultimate and
Guts Championship (WUGC 2008). If you want to keep up with what's going in
Canada you can check out the official site. You can also
check out our very own Tom Styles and Steve Giguere, who'll be covering the

EUCC and EUCF 2009 Call For Bids.

Next year sees a potential conflict with the now well established annual EUCF and the EUCC which comes around every four years. The decision on how to manage this situation has been made and, as a result, bids are now open for both events.

Special Member Update - UK Ultimate Ltd

Dear UKU Member

This email is to confirm that as of Saturday 28th June the following four resolutions were duly passed:

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1. That notwithstanding anything contained in the constitution of the Association, the resolutions contained in this email notice will be validly passed by a simple majority or a two thirds majority (as the case may be) of the Full Members who are entitled to vote and do vote.

2. That the memorandum and articles of association attached herewith (UKUA1) be approved and adopted as the new memorandum and articles of the Association.

3. The approval of the Association to enter the Transfer Document, a copy of which is attached herewith (UKUA2).

4. The approval that any two members of the board may execute the Transfer Document.

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The Association has been transferred into a Company Limited by Guarantee. Your membership status remains unaltered. Following a special resolution of the company, the Articles have been amended in order to reflect the constitution of the Association.

Special Member Update - Incorporation of UKU

To all UKUA members:

Hopefully you are already aware of the current process to change the legal structure of the UKUA into a company limited by guarantee. If not - please look here for more details.

Thanks to the many people that have already responded.

The purpose of sending this member update is

Resolution to incorporate UKU

To All members,

We need your help please!

You may or may not know that the UKUA is currently what is known as an unincorporated association. This is not unusual for sports organisations like ours - and also sports clubs. However there is a significant drawback to the arrangement in that the organisation has no real standing legally. This has various implications - but in particular it means that when the Association makes an arrangement with someone else, or takes on some liability, it is in fact being taken on personally by the members of the Board. (In other unincorporated associations it could be "all members" - but for us it's basically the Board.)

Enter our photo competition!

Enter our photo competition! Enter our photo competition: celebrate British Women in Sport!
Exciting prizes, include:
  • a 4-day Surf and Location Based Photography Workshop in Northern Spain provided by Lucia Griggi and Errant Surf
  • a Praktica Camera LM7303 provided by Empire Direct
The deadline for submissions is 25 June, 2008.

See www.GBwomensultimate.com for entry details.

UKUA Member Update - March 2008

In this update:

1. Ultimatum Editor required

2. Advice for clubs with Junior members

3. Indoor Nationals

4. Mixed Indoor Nationals

5. Junior Indoor Nationals

6. University Mixed Indoor Nationals

7. Tour 0 - Open Tour 2008

8. Elections and UKUA Structure

9. Membership 2008

GB Masters in Brazil

The GB Masters team were silver medallists at the World Beach Championships in Brazil. We had to beat Portugal in our last pool game to reach the semi final. Despite starting poorly and going behind we ran very hard and eventually scored a string of points near the end to win comfortably.