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New Year Fest XXXV

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The 35th annual New Year Ultimate Fest will be held January 28th and 29th, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ at Phoenix Reach 11 Sports Complex.

Contact the TD, Evan Yamada

Leagues

A/B Winter League

The A/B Winter League will be broken into two division:

Games for each division will primarily play on different days, and teams will not play across divisions, although there may be some nights where both divisions are playing. There will be playoffs and a championship game (at the same venue, at the same time) for both divisions.

Details specific to this league:

Questions? Contact LD Tim Streit.

Instructional League ~ Winter 2016

This three session coed league is focused on learning all aspects of Ultimate Frisbee, including throwing, catching, and the basics of offensive and defensive strategies. Each session will begin with some warm-up exercises and drills, throwing, and eventually scrimmages to work on new skills. This is a great opportunity to learn fundamentals, get some exercise, meet new people, and have fun while you're at it!

Updated 11/28/16:

We have decided to postpone the start of Instructional League to allow more people to sign up and to align with league in Jan. The session on 11/29 is cancelled. The session on Tuesday 12/6 is now the first night. January sessions should be added Thursday Jan 5 and Jan 12(subject to finalizing staffing). This will give 4 nights total instead of 3 and will also align some sessions just prior to the start of B league in January.

Questions? Contact Adam Carberry

Men's Winter League 2016

Men's winter league pool play has finished up. Matchups for Semifinal #1 and the play-in bracket are posted on the schedule page.

Please, wear a shirt in your team color and also bring a white.

Questions? Contact LD Cheyenne Lopez

Sunday League 2016

Update: Do to a large number of absences on Dec. 4th, those games have been moved to Dec. 11th. Finals/3rd place games have been moved to Dec. 18th.

Questions? Email LD Allyson Pacini

Youth Ultimate

Kyrene Elementary School Ultimate Intramurals Update

From Ryan Millecam:

Hi VOTS Players,

Kyrene School District's intramural Ultimate league starts up in this week and goes through January. Nineteen schools and over 400 kids, grades 3 - 5, participate.

In an earlier email, I put out a request for volunteers to help do some volunteer coaching (thanks for all your replies!). Ken and I have since met with the district and I've gotten a few more details about how we can help develop Ultimate in the community.

The big one is that they would like us to put on a clinic on Saturday, January 14th, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am (or so) at Kyrene Aprende Middle School (Ray and Desert Breeze Blvd. in Chandler). We'd show them the basics--throws, defense, some drills, etc.--teach them the spirit of the game, and scrimmage a bit. The kids would then apply these skills at their practices held twice weekly after school, and then at their tournament on January 28th. It will be free for the kids, but they'll register.

Speaking of practices, several coaches are interested in having VOTS players come do demonstrations during school practices. Here are the dates and locations we currently know of:

Practice Demo/Visit

Practice Date Practice Day Time Interested Schools
1/5 Thursday 2:30p – 3:30p Mirada
1/9 Monday 2:30p – 3:30p Paloma
1/10 Tuesday 2:30p – 3:30p Brisas, Cielo*
1/12 Thursday 2:30p – 3:30p Norte
1/13 Friday 2:30p – 3:30p Milenio, Lomas*

Please email me if you can help out (even if you emailed me before) on any of these dates and on January 14th: ryanmillecam@gmail.com. As soon as I have a handful of volunteers for the January 14th clinic, we can start planning that.

Thanks in advance,
-Ryan

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Last updated: 10/12/16

Multiple Dates/Times

Saturdays

Sundays

Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

  • Wednesday Lunchtime Disc - 11:40am-1pm @ Stroud Park, Tempe - This game takes headcount via email. Please email Katherine to be added to the list.

Fridays

  • Friday Lunchtime Disc - 11:40am-1pm @ Stroud Park, Tempe - This game takes headcount via email. Please email Katherine to be added to the list.
  • Glow in the Dark Ultimate Frisbee - Fridays 8:00pm @ Red Mountain Park west entrance, Mesa

Upcoming Area Tournaments

Lei-Out 2017

Santa Monica, CA on January 21 and 22, 2017
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New Year Fest 35

Reach 11 in Phoenix, AZ, January 28 & 29
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Other Playing Opportunities

Club Teams

Youth Ultimate

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Past VOTS Events

Fall League 2016

Congratulations to Jar Jar Pinks, Fall League 2016 Champions!

Jar Jar Pinks
Photo courtesy Ted Bland

Congratulations also to our first annual Sportsmanship Award winners:

Randy Hade
Michael Moramarco
Justin Dhein
Rudy Jimenez
Darren Bateman
Scott Foss
Matt Nock
Mike Simmons

Ken Mayer
Ben Goldman
Dominick Kane
Matt Beversdorf
Cole Cairl
Ryan LaFevre
Nicole George
Jonny Allred

Photos from the Regular Season by Stephen So

Questions? Email LD Ted Bland

USAU Southwest Regionals 2016

Post season disc


Southwest Regionals were held in Phoenix, AZ at the Reach 11 Sports Complex, Sept 10-11, 2016.

PROGRAM
Men's | Mixed | Women's
Other Information

Congratulations to the following teams for winning bids to Nationals:

MEN'S

  • Revolver

WOMEN'S

  • Fury
  • Wildfire
  • Nightlock

MIXED

  • Mischief
  • Blackbird

Also kudos to the Phoenix area teams: Sprawl, Phoenix Uprising, and Rubix. All teams broke seed finishing 3rd, 5th, and 12th respectively.

Alex Rentzis captured Sprawl in action:
Photos at AZUP

Page last updated: 12/07/16, 09:50