Over this weekend, and for the seventh year running, our SICKO team put on another great Beginners tournament that saw a great array of players from all over the south of the UK.  University players to long been graduates, GB players to complete beginners all playing in one of three divisions (Beginners, Women’s and Open).  Congratulations to Mohawks (University of Sussex), GB Women’s Masters and Sublime Beginners (Portsmouth University) on their finals victories, and to Rhubarb, GB Women’s Masters and Reading Knights (beginners) on winning spirit of the game in your respective divisions!

The top three in each division were as follows.  The full results will be published this week on the sicko website.

Beginners Division:

  • 1st – Sublime Beginners (Portsmouth)
  • 2nd Mohawks Y (Sussex)
  • 3rd Mohawks X (Sussex)

Women’s Division:

  • 1st – GB Women’s Masters 1
  • 2nd – Irn Brew
  • 3rd – Brighton Beautiful

Open Division:

  • 1st – Mohawks (Sussex)
  • 2nd – Cut Under
  • 3rd – GIMV

Brighton Ultimate is really proud to put on this annual event and help push new players into a sport (and friendship groups!) they’ll enjoy for a lifetime.  Thanks to everyone that helped throughout the weekend and especially the Brighton Ultimate community whose help makes this tournament happen!

Keep an eye on the Facebook channels and the sicko website for lost property and info on how to enter into Regurg in January and next year’s beginners tournament next October.

Winter practice is back!  Here are the details you need to know.

BU winter practice is running weekly at BACA from 8pm to 10pm every Friday

All skill levels welcome!

Calendar: check out bottom of the homepage

Location: Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) Sport Centre, Lewes Rd, Brighton BN1 9PW, UK (BACA on gmap: https://www.google.com/maps?hl=en-GB&q=Brighton+Aldridge+Community+Academy+Sport+Centre,+Lewes+Rd,+Brighton+BN1+9PW,+UK&source=calendar)

Cost: £3.50 per session, discounted pre-pay deals are available until Thursday 10th November

When: Fridays 8pm to 10pm up to 16th December.

BU Membership

You will need to be a BU member after your 2nd practice, assuming the 1st practice is your first ever practice with BU.  Please purchase your membership online.

Summer skills day

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Our very own Brighton Women put on a successful skills clinic last month that was attended by some 80 women from around the country.  VC Lookfly then had an interview with the brains of the operation Hannah Brew.

Read the full article on the VC website.

Brighton Ultimate would like to invite you to a skills clinic for women. The clinic welcomes both beginners and experienced players alike, and will cater to all levels of ability, with perfect timing to hone your skills before University Women’s Outdoor Regionals. The day will include, a throwing clinic, a sprint mechanics session with a personal fitness trainer, a session with a qualified sports therapist, and many more ultimate related stations such as, man to man defence, zone offence and of course a slip and slide for layout practice!

The event can be attended as a team or as an individual, and is open to both clubs and university teams.

Guest coaches will include the GBu23 mixed coaches from the 2013 and the 2015 season, members of the GB Beach worlds team, and qualified level 1 coaches from both Brighton and Sussex University.

When: 27th Feb 11:00-16:00
Cost: £10 per person
Contact: brightonultimatewomen@gmail.com
Where: Sussex University

The Winter Indoor Brighton League sees teams compete indoors against each other every Thursday evening from 7-9pm at BACA hall. It’s not a draft tournament, so get your friends together, think of a team name, and enter without delay!

New signup policy: team fee gets £10 more expensive every week on Sunday. Week 1 is 22nd October!

Currently (at the time of writing) a bargain price of £90 per team. More info including the sign up form is on the website: http://wibleague.webs.com/

Also stay informed by getting on the Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/WIBL12