Summer League & Club Tryouts

From: Dean
Sent on: Friday, May 3, 2013 4:04 PM

Below you will find information about summer league and club tryouts.  Summer league registration started today.  The Co-Ed West League is in Carol Stream at Redhawk Park on Tuesdays at 6:30.  If you are interested in playing, I would strongly encourage you to register immediately.  The space is limited and every year people get turned away. 

SUMMER LEAGUE

Ultimate Chicago is excited to bring you our 22nd Summer League!

 

Registration will not open on the same day for all leagues.  Registration for the West League will open Friday, May 3rd at 3 pm and will close on Monday, May 20th.  Registration for the Monday/Wednesday Coed Rec League and Wednesday Individuals League will open at 8 pm on Sunday, May 5th and will close on Monday, May 20th. As always, we encourage quick registrations and payments.

 

In continuing our commitment in CUSL to true coed play (4:3 male to female ratio), we would like to remind everyone about the details of registration for the Monday/Wednesday recreational leagues. First, any registration that does not have as many women as men (i.e. individual man, buddy pair of men, 2 men paired with 1 woman) will be considered pending until the registration period ends. After registration ends, the remainder of the male roster spots will be filled by these registrations. The two factors determining number of male roster spots and priority are:

 

1) Number of women in that league.

2) Order of complete registration (fully paid and waiver signed)

 

The number of teams (and therefore the number of male roster spots) will be determined entirely by #1. Obviously, priority will then be given based on #2. Note that male buddy pairs will be give spots in the league individually based on order of complete registration; once the whole pair is in the league, then they will of course be placed on the same team. Please don’t despair too much if you don’t end up in the coed recreational Mon/Wed league as we have a number of leagues this year which should allow us to accommodate everyone that wants to play.

 

A few other notes: Buddy groups of up to four people are allowed (maximum 2 per gender), however their registration status depends on the number of women in the group (see table).

 

Buddy Group - Registration Status

1 man; 0 women - Pending

2 men; 0 women - Pending

2 men; 1 woman - Pending

0 men; 1 woman - Accepted

1 man; 1 woman - Accepted

0 men; 2 women - Accepted

1 man; 2 women - Accepted

2 men; 2 women - Accepted

 

Moral of the story: if you’re a guy and want to play in the Monday/Wednesday Rec League, sign up right when registration opens or find a woman to pair up with. Also, any male chosen as a captain will also be granted automatic entry into the league. Please let us know BEFORE registration opens (at [address removed]) that you are interested in captaining, as we hope to select all captains as soon as possible.

 

2013 Summer Leagues

 

Coed Rec North Division (CUSL)

Co-Ed Hat League playing on Mondays and Wednesdays for 10 weeks. Games will be played at 6:30 pm from June 3rd to August 7th at Bunker Hill, Schiller Woods, and St. Paul Woods. A final tournament will be played on Saturday, August 10th at the Naperville Polo Fields. Groups of up to four can register, but there is a limit of 2 per gender and groups with less women than men will not be automatically accepted into the league. $80 via paypal or credit card only. All players will receive a League T shirt with their registration.

 

Coed Rec South Division (CUSL)

Co-Ed Hat League playing on Mondays and Wednesdays for 10 weeks. Games will be played at 6:30 pm from June 3rd to August 7th at Washington Park. A final tournament will be played on Saturday, August 10th at the Naperville Polo Fields. Groups of up to four can register, but there is a limit of 2 per gender and groups with less women than men will not be automatically accepted into the league. $80 via paypal or credit card only.  All players will receive a League T-shirt with their registration.

 

Coed West League

Co-Ed Hat League running on Tuesdays for 9 weeks. Games will be played at

6:30 pm from June 4th to July 30th at Red Hawk Fields in Carol Stream. A final tournament will be played on Saturday, August 3rd at Red Hawk Fields in Carol Stream. Groups of up to two can register for the league. $55 via paypal or credit card only.  All players with receive a League T-shirt with their registration.

 

Individuals League

This summer, we are trying a new league format - the Individuals League.  

(This will be similar to the Individuals League at Horner Park than ran in the early/mid-2000's.)  Teams will be generated each week depending on who shows up for the games.  Points will be awarded on a per player basis for 

wins (2 points) or ties (1 point) so that everyone can track his/her record.  

The league will run on Wednesdays for 10 weeks. Games will be played at 6:30 pm from June 5th to August 7th at Washington Park, Bunker Hill, Schiller Woods, and St. Paul Woods. (Location may vary from week to week, but in any given week, all games will take place at the same location.)  $55 via paypal or credit card only. All players will receive a League T-shirt with their registration. Gender ratio will be determined by the number of women who sign up for this league.

 

See you on the fields!

 

CLUB TRYOUTS

Tryouts and combines for the Chicago Mixed, Men's, and Women's club teams are coming up!  Here are the key dates:  (See below for full details.)

 

Women's Combine: Sunday May 5th at Washington Park Mixed Combine: May 12th at Washington Park Machine, Natives, and Beachfront Tryouts: Sunday May 5th at Washington Park Haymaker Tryouts: May 12th at Washington Park

 

Info on all the club teams can be found on the UC website:

http://ultimatechicago.org/play/club_teams

 

 

Mixed Combine Info can be found at the link below:

http://2013mixedcombine.blogspot.com/

 

 

Women's Combine

If you’re interested in checking out women’s ultimate and the women’s club teams in Chicago come to the combine!

 

When: THIS Sunday, May 5th

Where: Washington Park (north end, near parking lot near 51st and Cottage

Grove)

Time: Registration is 8-9. Drills/Scrimmage 9-12:30/1:00.  (No lunch break.)

 

Please bring a WHITE and a dark, cleats, and water.  To reach out to any team directly for more information:

 

Nemesis: [address removed]

Dish: [address removed]

Spicy Tuna: [address removed]

Frenzy: [address removed]

 

If you are planning to tryout for Nemesis, please fill out the form at the link below.  (Please note that there are no forms required if you are trying out for the other women's teams.) https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ShjWbuAMLWtYDF9xmeU4DvOHSw5tmq-o-KX9-kriDwc/viewform

 

 

Men's Tryouts

 

Machine:

What: Chicago Machine 2013 Tryouts

Where: Washington Park Chicago, IL

When: May 5,[masked]a-4p

Extras: Tryout fee will be $10, and all participants will receive a Machine disc

 

Please follow the link below to pay. You will not be guaranteed a spot at the first tryout unless you have paid:

http://www.machineultimate.com/tryouts.html

 

 

Natives:

Leadership from the Natives will also be present at the Machine tryout.  

Anyone interested in trying out for the Native should attend the Machine tryout on Sunday May 5th. (Please make sure you sign up and pay the $10 fee.)

 

 

Haymaker:

 

Haymaker is excited to announce our tryout schedule for the 2013 club season.

 

May 12th - Open Scrimmage 1pm

May 19th - Open Scrimmage 1pm

June 1st - Invite Tryout 9am

June 8th - Invite Tryout 9am

 

All tryouts will be held at Washington Park.

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Rw1RVhci-moA_OPrbcXtjjJE4bGIZ84AilJXAk8Ho9g/viewform

 

 

Beachfront Property:

 

May 5th (Sunday) - Machine Hat Tourney - Washington Park - 9 am - 4 pm. This will be where Beachfront Property will make its official initial assessments (there will be no combine),  so we encourage everyone to attend this if you are at all interested. The fee is $10 and includes a Machine disc. You will need to sign up here:

 

Machine Hat Tourney Form

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1dgatXGysGY-WBQVGEYvBcQStiTCKstjJMfl7q8cJ_i0/viewform?sid=5a58fa96314b04a7&token=Dk81Nj0BAAA.jNle1R5qkqAOIZ9Daitw9Q.B6Fdw91roQdzOoj8vFkP0Q

 

If you are trying out for Beachfront, please fill out this additional form:

BFP Tryout Form

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1jyK6KcMlIJRsdsnMBqCzQyJ1SrNMqhyY-OCrqZlkAps/viewform

 

The remaining BFP-specific schedule:

May 11th (saturday) - Open Tryout - 1 pm - 4 pm at Midway Plaisance May 19th (sunday) - Open Tryout - 1 pm - 4 pm at Midway Plaisance May 21st (tuesday) - Invite Tryout/Practice - 8 pm - 10 pm at Taylor Lauridsen Park June 1st (saturday) - Invite Tryout/Practice - 10 am - 12:30 pm at Midway Plaisance June 4th (tuesday) - Invite Tryout/Practice - 8 pm - 10 pm at Taylor Lauridsen Park June 8th (saturday) - Practice begins - 10 am - 12:30 pm at Midway Plaisance

 

Field locations:

Midway Plaisance:

This field is actually at the corner of 60th and Cottage Grove, so it is at the western edge of the Plaisance.

Taylor Lauridsen Park:

This field is at 42nd Street and Union Ave (near Halsted and 43rd)

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