Photos by Justin Ho.
Saturday, October 13th marked the 10th Annual Awards Banquet for the VUL. It’s was an evening full of recognition as we assembled the VUL’s largest contributors – board, staff, co-ordinators, organizers, volunteers, partners, top spirited players, and hall of famers.
The evening began with drinks and appetizers. Upon taking their seats before dinner, guests were welcomed with a slideshow titled ‘The Past Year in Photos’. After dinner, was the presentation of the awards and hall of fame inductions. Here are this years' award recipients and hall of fame inductees!
- Kelly Wunderlich
- Doris Chang
Both winners received a $100 Soccerwest gift card.
- Myles Lu
- Chantal Costa
Recipients also received a $100 Soccerwest gift card.
Individual Spirit Awards
- Jade Shiller (Laurel Stroppa-Atwood Spirit Award)
- Matthew Fisher (William Arthur Hawkins Spirit Award)
Each recipient received a $150 Soccerwest gift card, $100 MEC Gift Card and the trophy which they'll keep for the full year! In line with our gender inclusivity, the awards are no longer classified as male and female awards.
Most Spirited Teams
Although these awards were announced in September, the Banquet was the VUL’s chance to recognize the top spirited teams in the VUL, and present them with their well deserved award – a $500 gift certificate for BE Ultimate. Big thanks to our jersey partner, BE for this fantastic prize!
The winners were:
- Monday: DestruckO Disk
- Tuesday: Flick it to Ride
- Wednesday: Random Fling
- Thursday: Jedi Force
Carbon Flip Award
Our green initiative to encourage biking and carpooling to games was won fittingly won by a team that's mainly comprised of Environmental Management students! Congrats to the Dim Sum Warriors who each received a $25 MEC gift card!
Hall of Fame Inductions
Throughout the evening, three more legacies of Vancouver disc sports were inducted into the VUL Hall of Fame - Anne-Marie Carey and Dave Knudsen. This brings the total number of VUL Hall of Famers to 21 people and 1 team. We're working on these Hall of Fame bios. For now, you can read about past inductees on our Hall of Fame page.
Lastly, you can see all the photos on Facebook!