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UoB Ultimate

UoB Ultimate

Ultimate Frisbee club

Ultimate Frisbee club

Women's team

Women's team

Ultimate Frisbee club

Ultimate Frisbee club

Club photo

Club photo

Men's Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Ultimate Frisbee

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Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate is a fun, fast-paced and competitive sport. Our club performs well in BUCS, with our Men’s 1st team winning the league last year. We have 2 regular training sessions a week for all our members, plus extra training for those wanting to play for one of our first or second teams. We enter in tournaments all over the country and have incredible socials every Wednesday too. Ultimate is an up and coming sport that is great to start at University. You can join to play competitive sport, keep fit or just have the opportunity to enjoy the social aspect – we cater for all!

How to get involved

REGISTER INTEREST

Membership fee – £55

Please note that on top of the club fee there is a £16 fee that covers personal accident insurance when training or competing for the University, access to free cross-training sessions such as circuits and yoga, as well as a contribution to the costs of affiliation to various national governing bodies.  This fee is only payable once so if you did decide to join a second club then you would not need to pay a second fee.

Training times & venues

  • Tuesdays, 7-9am, S&F Sports Hall (1st team/2nd team)
  • Wednesdays, 2-4pm, Selly Park
  • Fridays, 6-8pm, Metchley 3G
  • We also have occasional extra sessions before important tournaments for those wanting to make a first or second team.

Successes and Achievements

2018/19 achievements:

Last year we had over 100 members. Every year we have both our men’s, women’s and mixed teams compete at both indoor and outdoor nationals which gives us the chance to compete against the best teams that universities have to offer. In 2018 we achieved 2 silvers and 1 bronze in National tournaments, with our Men’s and Women’s teams winning their Indoor Regional tournaments. Men’s 1st team were undefeated in the league. We had 5 students represent GB U24s in Germany at the 2019 World U24 Ultimate Championships.

Interesting facts

  • You can play in up to 10 tournaments throughout the year all over the country.
  • Ultimate is a self-refereed game.
  • We play both indoors (5 a-side) and outdoors (7 a-side).
  • You are able to play in both the single-sex and mixed divisions.
  • We are one of the cheapest BUCS sports clubs at UoB.
  • Ultimate is an all-inclusive sport so everyone is welcome to join whether you are looking to play competitively or casually!

Notable alumni

Lloyd Cheesman, ‘Cheese’, graduated in 2015. He has represented GB at the World Championships, from which the team came 5th. He has also won a Club European Championship whilst playing for Clapham.

Tom Hodgett, ‘Hodge’, graduated in 2016. He’s a former Club Captain of UoB Ultimate who has represented GB U23 Open and U24 Mixed at World Championships.

Helen Roberts, another former Club Captain, graduated from her PhD in 2017. She has represented GB U23/24’s and has represented Reading at Club World Championships.

Key contacts

Head Coach: Alex Edwards

Club Captain: Peter Drew