MIXED-GENDER, GRADES 6-8
Learn and play Ultimate Frisbee! Ultimate combines the continuous movement and endurance of soccer with the aerial passing skills of football, and the goal of completing a pass to a player in the end zone. Teamwork, spirit and safety are ingrained in the sport and are emphasized here. Participants learn the basics of throwing, catching, and positioning. Kids will love trying a new sport in a supportive environment.
Ultimate Frisbee is a player defined and controlled non-contact team sport played with a flying disc on a playing surface with end zones in which all actions are governed by the ‘Spirit of the Game’. Sports & Fitness Industry Association continues to report ultimate as one of the fastest growing team sports in the country. Ultimate is genuinely fun and exciting.
The South Whidbey Team is joining DiscNW’s 2020 Spring Middle School Mixed Team League! We will follow DiscNW’s rules and policies. This school-based league, open to public and private middle (grades 6-8) school teams, is a fantastic place for youth to try the sport of Ultimate, or build on skills learned in prior years. Teams are placed in skill-based divisions. DiscNW info: https://www.discnw.org/youth-leagues
**Players who sign up for this spring session will also be automatically signed up for the May 31 Whidbey Ultimate Tournament**
What to Bring: Cleats (recommended, not required). Dress in layers for all kinds of weather.
Location: Practice at South Whidbey Sports Complex at 5598 Langley Road, Langley. Games in Seattle area as scheduled by DiscNW.
Coach: Warner Scheyer played Ultimate with UW & Seattle club team Sockeye as a captain. He has coached youth Ultimate & Baseball for seven years. Warner emphasizes the spirit of sportsmanship combined with skills to compete! He is excited to contribute to the growth of Youth Ultimate on SW! firstname.lastname@example.org (206)783-0911.
Min 20/Max 30
- Practice: Fridays 3:00-5:00pm and Saturdays (when no away game) 9:00-11:00am, Feb 28-May 30 (except Feb 29), and tournament May 31.
- Games: Saturdays, as scheduled by Disc NW. Hopefully double headers on alternating weeks, March 7-May 16 including playoffs.
- Practices and games may be cancelled or relocated based on weather and field conditions and may not be re-scheduled.
Fee: $75* per player
*Player fee includes registration into DiscNW’s Spring Middle School League, and team entry into the Whidbey tournament scheduled for May 31. Players will need to purchase a team shirt if they don’t already have one, for around $15.
– Kids in grades 4, 5 and 9 with prior Ultimate Frisbee experience may join for practices and the tournament for a reduced fee of $40 but will not be participating in Disc NW games.