Summer League 2013Posted: 09-April-2013Hey Folks,
Summer is nearly upon us! Halifax Ultimate (HU) is proud to announce that registration for individual players and new teams is now open!
Summer league this year will run from early June until the 2nd week of September. We run leagues on Tuesdays (starting at 6:15/6:30pm), Thursdays(starting at 6:15/6:30pm), and Sundays (starting at 4pm)
Here are the links to team entry registration:
Below are the links to individual player registration: Use this if you are registering as an individual (or couple) that would like to be placed on a team:
New for this year is the 'Free Agent List'. This is a place for players to advertise themselves in hopes of finding a team. If you are trying to find a team, please go to the link below and enter your information. This link will be provided to all team captains. If you end up finding a team, please remove your information from the document. The Free Agent List is here.
This year's HU board has taken a strong stance on making sure that all players have a positive experience playing in HU leagues. We have obtained some information from other Ultimate leagues across Canada as well as information from people who play with other organizations within Halifax. With that information, a new set of league policies have been written up. Please see them here.
As happened with last year, we have ample room on Tuesday nights to get more teams in. To help fill out that league, we're going to be offering a $100 discount on the Tuesday team fee to teams who will be playing on Thursday or Sunday, and also wish to play on Tuesday. To get the deal, you must play in either of the Thursday or Sunday leagues, and bring at least 7 players to the Tuesday team. Remember, all of our games are scheduled using the rating-based scheduling system, so your team will be matched up against teams of similar skill level.
Years ago, Tuesdays were for competitive teams only, but that's no longer the case: the competitive teams remain, but the league has grown to include a wide range of teams and the ranked scheduling system ensures even matchups throughout the summer.
Team fees are $576.50(+ HST) + $50 (Default bond) = 712.93
The team fees include:
- 14+ games
- A set of cones
- Rating-based scheduling, so you will play against similarly skilled teams.
- A $50 team default bond, which will be returned to you at the completion of the season.. provided your team does not default (see link to policies above)
Individual player fees are: $38.75 (+ HST) = $44.56
All players must have a 2013-2014 league membership to be allowed to play in the summer league. This membership provides insurance to the player, gives membership to DiscNS and Ultimate Canada, and helps contribute to HU's field fund. The cost of this membership is $29 for players 19+. For players under 19, this membership is free! Membership registration can be done at:
For players 19+, here.
For players under 19, here.
There will be a ***MANDATORY*** captains meeting on May 26th, from 12-2pm at the Rockbottom Brewpub on Spring Garden Road. Every team must send at least one representative to this meeting. This meeting is even more important than in previous years due to the new policy implementation, among other topics.
We have negotiated a group jersey order with a local company. We have used them quite extensively over the past year for jerseys, hats, gear bags..etc and their prices and service have been phenomenal. Their turn around time is ~2 weeks, so you can expect to have your jerseys for the entire season! For info on this, see the Offer Details
-Halifax Ultimate Board
Spring Indoor 7v7 League March-May 2013Posted: 05-Feb-2013Hey Folks,
Know what's great? Playing Ultimate inside in the winter! Know what's even greater? Playing inside in the Spring to avoid Nova Scotia's '2nd winter' of inevitable rain and freezing cold. Brrrrrrrrr.
Halifax Ultimate will be running a new 11-week Spring 7v7 league on indoor turf. Registration will be setup for both team and individual player entry. There will be room for 12 total teams - 8 team entry and 4 for draft teams. Each draft team will have 2 full lines worth of players (8 men and 6 women). Everyone and all skill levels are welcome!! All game matchups will be balanced so you should only end up playing against teams of similar skill level.
This league has been setup to replace the annual Spring outdoor draft league. Interest in the outdoor league has diminished over the past few years, and survey results point to Spring weather as a big reason why.
General league info:
- Registration for both teams and individuals opens on Monday, Feb 11th @ 7pm.
- This league will run on Wed and Thurs nights from March 20th until May 30th, with games happening at either: 8-8:55, 9-9:55, or 10-10:55. Game schedules will be balanced over the length of the league to ensure a balance of early vs late games.
- Teams will have only one game per week. The game will either be on a Wednesday or a Thursday, and *can* change back and forth week to week.
- Team fees are $486.96 + tx ($560). On a team with 2 full lines, the cost works out to $40/person. Teams must have a minimum of 6 men and 5 women.
- Individual player fees are $34.78 + tx ($40).
Until next time, keep fit and have fun.
Winter 4v4 Draft League Jan 2013Posted: 26-Nov-2012Halifax Ultimate is super pumped to announce that a new league will be starting up soon!
This will be a 4v4, 2:2 ratio indoor continuous play league. If you haven't played continuous play, you're missing out! There are only 2 pulls per game, and you can sub out on the fly. With only 4 people on the court at a time, you're guaranteed to get a lot of disc touching!
Included in your player fee is 15 games AND a free Halifax Ultimate jersey. Make sure your jersey size is up-to-date in your profile on the league website.
Players of all skill levels are welcome to join. Whether you're a beginner or a veteran, this is the place to improve your game and have lots of fun.
You will be registering as an individual (you can name someone to be paired with), and you will be placed on a team. The league will do its best to make sure all the teams are even. A majority of the games will be posted right from the start, so you'll have most of your schedule well in advance.
Registration opens on Monday Nov 26th @ 7pm. It is open to the first 60 men and 60 women to register and pay. DO NOT hesitate. This league will fill up fast. League Details
- Dates: Jan 14th to Apr 22nd
- Times: Mondays 8-11pm
- Games: 55 minute, continuous play
- Location: Canada Games Centre
- Registration limit: 60 women and 60 men
- Registration type: Individual - draft. It is optional to pick ONE other person to be paired with. As long as both people select each other, you will be paired with them. Groupings of more than 2 will not be accepted.
-Halifax Ultimate Board