University Ultimate 2014/15

University Co-ordinator Chris Bamford outlines upcoming changes for the future of the UK University Ultimate 

The University season is coming up fast, with the first events this weekend. Before it all gets started, I’m here to talk about some of the major changes to the program of competition.

Firstly, the regional boundaries have been redrawn. The main motivation for this is to reduce the number of teams in each region in the open/men’s division. Fewer teams in each region increases the likelihood of us finding suitable venues with the capacity to hold all the teams interested in competing. The new regions will also bring us in line with the regions BUCS use. Now bear with me as this can seem complicated. From next year there will be 7 regions, made up by combinations of the 12 BUCS regions: Scotland + Northern Ireland, North East + North West, Yorkshire + East Midlands, East + London, Wales + West Midlands, South West, South East. Continue reading “University Ultimate 2014/15”