Toronto will host the World Flying Disc Federation's World Under-23 Ultimate Championships in 2013

 

Toronto, February 1, 2012 – The Toronto Ultimate Club (TUC) is pleased to announce that it will host the World Flying Disc Federation's World Under-23 Ultimate Championships in 2013. This prestigious Ultimate Frisbee event will be held at York University from July 22 - 28, 2013.

WU23 2013 will welcome 40+ teams from over 20 nations in 3 divisions of competition: Open, Women's, and Mixed. At the first ever WU23 championships in 2010 Team Canada took home Gold in the Men's Division and 4th place in the Women's Division.  WU23 will be hosted every 4 years and serves to compliment the World Junior Ultimate Championships (Dublin, Ireland 2012), World Ultimate Championships (Sakai, Japan 2012), World Ultimate Club Championships (2014), and World Beach Ultimate Championships (2015).

Canada’s U23 National teams will be comprised of elite players from across the nation.  “Ultimate Canada is thrilled to have the World Under-23 Championships in our backyard and we look forward to the challenge of competing against the world’s best teams,” said Danny Saunders, Executive Director of Ultimate Canada.  “We anticipate that TUC will deliver a premier sporting event that all participants will enjoy and that will be very exciting for spectators and supporters alike.”

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Ultimate Frisbee is a rapidly growing sport that comprises teams of 7 (4 men, 3 women) who throw and catch a 175 gram disc, with the objective of catching the disc in the end zone to score a point. Ultimate is a fast-paced aerial sport that is gender and age inclusive.

For more information, Please contact:

Jason Robinson, General Manager

Toronto Ultimate Club

647.345.8105 / gm@tuc.org

 

Occurring every four years, the World Flying Disc Federation Under-23 Ultimate World Championships will be hosted by the Toronto Ultimate Club (TUC) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, from July 22 – 28, 2013. WFDF and TUC will welcome over 20 nations in 3 separate divisions (Open, Women’s, and Co-ed) to compete for the top, international, Ultimate Frisbee title in this age category. Visit: wfdf2013-u23.com for more information.

 

Founded in 1980, The Toronto Ultimate Club is a 3,500-member, not-for-profit, amateur sport organization which provides the highest-quality Ultimate Frisbee offerings for players in the Greater Toronto Area. Visit: tuc.org for more information.