Major League Ultimate is excited to bring you a roundup of exciting and important ultimate news in our weekly series, News Around Ultimate.
-November 15th, 2016-
Early College Storylines
Check out some early college storylines to follow as the fall schedule begins to wrap up and we move closer and closer into the spring. Preston Thompson of Ultiworld focuses on the promising new players on UNC Wilmington and Virginia Tech’s strong fall showing.
Same or Different?
You’ve probably been told it before, but why should you always call same on the opening disc flip? A piece in Skyd Magazine breaks down why calling even could give you a leg up on your next opponent.
Manila Spirits Trailer
Check out this trailer for Manila Spirits 2016. The tournament, hosted by the Philippine Flying Disc Association, is open for registration and after seeing the trailer it’ll be hard not to put together a roster and head to the Philippines.
U-24 Tryout Info Expected Soon
Stay tuned for 2018 World Under 24 Ultimate Championships tryout info for open, mixed, and women’s teams. Player applications should be available within the next few weeks for the Perth, Australia tournament. USA Ultimate has named head coaches for all three teams.
USA Ultimate Strategic Plan
USA Ultimate revealed several key details related to the development of its next strategic plan for years 2019 through 2021. USAU will initially poll its entire current membership base of 54,497 individuals and begin to follow that data as they continue planning.