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USA Ultimate Youth Division Restructure Coming In 2017
The national governing body announced new youth club events to replace regional level high school competition.
Mar 9, 2016 by Eric Williams in News with 0 comments
Proposed Club Season Shift Draws Sharply Negative Reaction From Community Leaders
Leaders in the ultimate community share a series of concerns about the proposed shift of the club season timing.
Feb 17, 2016 by Ultiworld in Opinion with 33 comments
Elections Underway For New Club Division Player Reps
Elections are underway for all three USA Ultimate Club divisions to elect a new player representative.
Nov 5, 2015 by Ultiworld in Livewire with 0 comments
USAU’s Highlight Dilemma
How exciting does a foul have to be for it to make the highlight reel?
Oct 23, 2015 by Kyle Weisbrod in Opinion with 52 comments
USA Ultimate Releases Seeding For 2015 Club National Championships
USA Ultimate announced this afternoon the seedings for the 2015 National Championships in Frisco, Texas which begin next week.
Sep 23, 2015 by Ultiworld in News with 3 comments
Girls’ Ultimate Movement Pushing Forward with Key Initiatives
USAU's Girls' Ultimate Movement (GUM) is busy hosting clinics, recruiting volunteer coordinators, and planning a new womens ultimate website. I was able to catch-up with a group of female players this past weekend, attend a clinic, and interview two organizers.
Nov 18, 2014 by Sean Childers in News, Profile with 6 comments
Chicago Machine: 2014 National Championships Preview
Ultiworld previews the hottest team in club ultimate, Chicago Machine, in our 2014 Club Nationals Preview series.
Oct 8, 2014 by Matt Reese and Alex Rummelhart in Preview with 7 comments
Rankings and Super-Regionals: Time to Reconsider the Abandoned Idea?
When the Triple Crown Tour was originally proposed, a Super Regionals idea was also on the table. New columnist Alex Edinger looks at the potential merits of that system and how it might solve bid allocation controversy.
Sep 4, 2014 by Alex Edinger in Opinion with 16 comments
Can’t We Do Better? What’s Wrong with the Rankings Now and Some Ideas to Fix
No ranking system will ever be perfect, and USAU gets lots of criticism for minor differences on the margins. But there are some serious problems that still need to be addressed -- and maybe some innovative solutions that could be employed.
Sep 4, 2014 by Sean Childers in Opinion with 78 comments
USAU Responds to Questions About Rankings
In advance of the final ranking announcment, Ultiworld sent USA Ultimate questions about the algorithm and future of bid allocation. USAU spokesperson Andy Lee responded with an in-depth update on the thinking behind their system.
Sep 4, 2014 by Ultiworld in News with 23 comments