Posted by Craig on August 12, 2016 12:00 am
Update August 12: Last Chance to Register!
If you're interested, please email Magnus Rötzer via firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday August 15th. They'd like to finalize teams by then. The hard deadline to register is Friday August 19. You can also contact the Games organizer, Ryan Fong, at 604 647 7427. There are currently 6 teams (3 men, 3 women) and they'd love to have more!
The World Flying Disc Federation has negotiated with the upcoming American Masters Games, which will be held in Vancouver from Aug 26-Sep 4, to include ultimate as a demonstration sport within that multi-sport event. Altogether thousands of participants of 44 different countries from all around the world will be participating!
The ultimate portion of the event would be run on Aug 27-28 in Vancouver. Divisions to be included will be Men's Masters (30+ Years of Age - updated from 33+) and Women's Masters (30+ Years of Age).
The tournament fee for this event is being set at $50/player. For this entry fee players will receive the following:
1. Ultimate event with 5-7 games played per team
2. Participation in the AMG Opening/Closing Ceremonies
3. Access to AMG social events during the course of the games
4. AMG Athletes gift bag - currently estimated to have a value of ~$200
5. Medals for the top 3 teams in each division.
The AMG is looking to host an event that includes around 500 athletes, or 20-25 teams.
Participants get a ton of benefits, too! http://getrewarded.americasmastersgames2016.com/