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DC’s Truck Stop and Scandal for a DC Area Youth Clinic
Date/Time: October 13th, 1-4pm
Location: Washington-Lee High School
The DC Area Youth Clinic with Truck Stop and Scandal was a huge success! With over 60 kids in attendance, the clinic had a wide range of ages from middle school through high school, and from kids who have played competitively for years to those who were just learning how to throw.
The clinic consisted of four mini fields and eight teams based on age and skill level. The teams scrimmaged against each other in a round robin format – four middle school teams in one pool and four high school teams in the other group. In between each game, the middle school group and high school group did drills focusing on a different skill. The middle school group worked on pivoting while the disc is in your hands and running down hucks thrown by Truck and Scandal players. The high school group worked on dumping and swinging as well as offensive cutting flow drills.
To finish up, one member of each team was awarded a Spirit Award disc by their Truck Stop and Scandal team leaders. The disc is for displaying the Spirit of the Game qualities that are central to the sport of ultimate – sportsmanship, enthusiasm, and desire to learn. The clinic ended with a big huddle and cheer of "DC!".
Thanks to everyone who came out; hope to see you all out at events like this again in the near future!
Chicago Ultimate Training Camp - An Overnight Ultimate Summer Camp for all High School Aged Players
"We would like to take this opportunity to tell you about CUT Camp, an overnight Ultimate summer camp for high school aged players to improve their game and take it to a higher level. This camp is run by Chicago Ultimate Training (CUT) which is an organization that runs youth Ultimate events in the Chicago, IL area. Come to this camp to learn from some of the best Ultimate players in the nation! This week long camp is located in Lisle, IL at Benedictine University. This is our second year as overnight camp (with a day camp option available) in which coaches will teach you all the skills of Ultimate and make you into a better player. Coaches include superstar Brodie Smith, Georgia Bosscher, and Jon "Goose" Helton to name a few. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn from these amazing coaches. We have two practices a day, including meals, overnight accommodations, and great evening programs including night Ultimate as well as much more! Register today as we have players from all over the nation coming such as from Maine, Florida, and California! Any player that is in the grades of 8th-12th can register. It is a coed camp.
To register, go towww.chicagoultimatetraining.com. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Executive Director Coach Java at or at 630-903-4309. We look forward to an amazing 2013 summer! We hope you will join us!"
The 2,800-member Washington Area Frisbee Club (WAFC) is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting flying disc sports in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. WAFC sponsors local Ultimate leagues that include divisions for players of all levels, from beginner to national-caliber. Ultimate in the nation’s capital offers a great way to make new friends and get – or stay – in shape. And we’re always looking for new, energetic volunteers to help keep the games flowing.
Spirit of the Game
Ultimate relies upon a spirit of sportsmanship that places the responsibility for fair play on the player. Highly competitive play is encouraged, but never at the expense of mutual respect among competitors, adherence to the agreed upon rules, or the basic joy of play. Protection of these vital elements serves to eliminate unsportsmanlike conduct from the Ultimate field. Such actions as taunting opposing players, dangerous aggression, belligerent intimidation, intentional infractions, or other 'win-at-all-costs' behavior are contrary to the Spirit of the Game and must be avoided by all players.