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This page covers information related to club division competition in 2012.

2012 marked the first steps in the club restructuring process which included an expansion to 8 region, a formalized regular season and the creation of the inaugural U.S. Open Championship.

 
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2012 Club

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  About  
       
  Club Championships  
  Date Oct 25 - 28  
  Location Sarasota, FL  
  Mixed (16) Blackbird  
  Open (16) Doublewide  
  Women's (16) Fury  
       
  Regionals  
  Date Sep 29 - Oct 7  
       
  Sectionals  
  Date Sep 9 - 23  
       
  U.S. Open Ultimate Championships  
  Date July 5 - 8  
  Location Colorado Springs, CO  
  Mixed (8) Polar Bears  
  Open (8) Johnny Bravo  
  Women's (8) Riot  
       
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  Date Jun 9 - Sep 2   
       
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2012 Club
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The 2012 USA Ultimate Club Championships took place in Sarasota, FL.

A total of 60 teams in 4 divisions competed for titles.  Masters division information is available on the Masters division page.

 
 
     

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Standing Team Region Spirit Scores
1 Blackbird Southwest 3.29
2 Polar Bears Southwest 4.14
3T Drag'n Thrust North Central 3.57
3T Mischief Southwest 3.75
5 Cosa Nostra South Central 3.38
6 Odyssee Northeast 3.86
7T Chad Larson Experience North Central 3.83
7T The Ghosts Northeast 4.00
9 Bucket Southeast 3.83
10 Slow White Northeast 3.88
11 American BBQ Southwest 4.25
12 7 Figures Southwest 3.43
13 Overhaul Great Lakes 3.43
14 AMP Mid-Atlantic 3.86
15 Wild Card Northeast 4.29
16 Mental Toss Flycoons Northwest 4.50

 
 

 

 

2012 Club Mixed Division Final:
 
 
Blackbird   vs
 
Polar Bears
15   9


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Standing Team Region Spirit Scores
1 Doublewide South Central 3.83
2 Revolver Southwest 4.43
3T Ironside Northeast 4.14
3T Ring of Fire Southeast 4.43
5 Machine Great Lakes 4.75
6 GOAT Northeast 4.43
7T Chain Lightning Southeast 4.71
7T Sockeye Northwest 4.33
9 Madison Club North Central 4.29
10 Rhino Northwest 4.25
11 Furious George Northwest 3.29
12 Johnny Bravo South Central 3.88
13T Sub Zero North Central 4.71
13T Truck Stop Mid-Atlantic 3.50
15 Boost Mobile Southwest 4.71
16 PoNY Northeast 3.57

 
 

 

 

2012 Club Open Division Final:
 
 
Doublewide   vs
 
Revolver
15   11


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Standing Team Region Spirit Scores
1 Fury Southwest 4.86
2 Riot Northwest 4.14
3T Scandal Mid-Atlantic 3.71
3T Showdown South Central 4.00
5 Molly Brown South Central 4.29
6 Nemesis Great Lakes 3.38
7 Capitals Northeast 4.00
8 Ozone Southeast 3.29
9 Traffic Northwest 3.50
10 Nightlock Southwest 3.86
11 Heist North Central 4.29
12 Brute Squad Northeast 4.13
13 Phoenix Southeast 4.00
14 Hot Metal Mid-Atlantic 4.29
15 Underground Northwest 4.00
16 Schwa Northwest 4.43
 
 
 
 

 

 

2012 Club Women's Division Final:
 
 
Fury   vs
 
Riot
15   9


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There is also a recap of this event in the Winter 2012 USA Ultimate Magazine.
   
 
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Regionals were scheduled to take place on the weekends of Sep 29 - 30 or Oct 6 - 7.
 
Teams were from one of 8 newly redrawn regions: Great Lakes (GL); Mid-Atlantic (MA); North Central (NC); Northeast (NE); Northwest (NW); South Central (SC); Southeast (SE); Southwest (SW).
 

Mixed Division

 

Open Division

 

Women's Division

R   Date Location Winner
GL Sep 29 - 30 Rockford, IL Overhaul
MA Sep 29 - 30 Poolesville, MD AMP
NC Sep 29 - 30 Maple Plain, MN Chad Larson Exp.
NW Sep 29 - 30 Corvallis, OR Mental Toss Flycoons
SC Sep 29 - 30 Round Rock, TX Cosa Nostra
SE Sep 29 - 30 Orlando, FL Bucket
NE Oct 6 - 7 Devens, MA The Ghosts
SW Oct 6 - 7 Ripon, CA Polar Bears
 
R   Date Location Winner
GL Sep 29 - 30 Rockford, IL Machine
MA Sep 29 - 30 Poolesville, MD Truck Stop
NC Sep 29 - 30 Maple Plain, MN Sub Zero
NW Sep 29 - 30 Corvallis, OR Sockeye
SC Sep 29 - 30 Round Rock, TX Doublewide
SE Sep 29 - 30 Orlando, FL Chain Lightning
NE Oct 6 - 7 Devens, MA Ironside
SW Oct 6 - 7 Ripon, CA Revolver
 
R   Date Location Winner
GL Sep 29 - 30 Rockford, IL Nemesis
MA Sep 29 - 30 Poolesville, MD Scandal
NC Sep 29 - 30 Maple Plain, MN Heist
NW Sep 29 - 30 Corvallis, OR Riot
SC Sep 29 - 30 Round Rock, TX Molly Brown
SE Sep 29 - 30 Sanford, FL Phoenix
NE Oct 6 - 7 Devens, MA Capitals
SW Oct 6 - 7 Ripon, CA Fury
If you have any other information regarding 2012 Club Regionals, please contact archives@usaultimate.org.
 
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Sectionals were scheduled to take place on the weekends of Sep 9 - 10, Sep 16 - 17, or Sep 22 - 23.
 

Mixed Division

 

Open Division

 

Women's Division

Section R   Date Winner
Central Plains GL Sep 15 - 16 Interrobang
East Plains GL Sep 15 - 16 Overhaul
Capital MA Sep 8 - 9 Ambiguously Grey
Founders MA Sep 8 - 9 Amp
Northwest Plains NC Sep 15 - 16 Drag'n Thrust
West Plains NC Sep 8 - 9 PanIC
East New England NE Sep 15 - 16 The Ghosts
Metro NY NE Sep 15 - 16 7 Express
Upstate NY NE Sep 15 - 16 Destructors
West New England NE Sep 15 - 16 Odyssée
Alaska NW Sep 15 Cannon Fodder
Big Sky NW Sep 15 - 16 Mental Toss Flycoons
Oregon NW Sep 8 - 9 Engine 45
Washington NW Sep 15 - 16 Eats, throws & leaves
Ozark SC Sep 16 Robot Unicorn Attack
Rocky Mountain SC Sep 15 - 16 Love Tractor
Texas SC Sep 15 - 16 Cosa Nostra
East Coast SE Sep 8 Southern Revival
Florida SE Sep 15 - 16 Sabre Corp
Gulf Coast SE Sep 8 N.O.P.P.
North Carolina SE Sep 9 Cahoots
Hawaii SW Sep 8 Sweet Ride
Nor Cal SW Sep 22 - 23 Polar Bears
So Cal SW Sep 22 - 23 On the Rocks
 
Section R   Date Winner
Central Plains GL Sep 8 Machine
East Plains GL Sep 15 - 16 Mad Cow
Capital MA Sep 8 - 9 Truck Stop
Founders MA Sep 8 - 9 Oakland
Northwest Plains NC Sep 15 - 16 Sub Zero
West Plains NC Sep 8 - 9 Prairie Fire
East New England NE Sep 22 - 23 Ironside
Metro NY NE Sep 15 - 16 PoNY
Upstate NY NE Sep 15 - 16 GOAT
West New England NE Sep 15 - 16 Dark or Light
Big Sky NW Sep 8 The Ghosts
Oregon NW Sep 8 - 9 Rhino
Washington NW Sep 15 - 16 Sockeye
Ozark SC Sep 15 Boys Named Sue
Rocky Mountain SC Sep 15 Johnny Bravo
Texas SC Sep 15 - 16 Doublewide
East Coast SE Sep 8 - 9 Chain Lightning
Florida SE Sep 15 - 16 Florida United
Gulf Coast SE Sep 15 - 16 Ironmen
North Carolina SE Sep 15 - 16 Cash Crop
Nor Cal SW Sep 15 - 16 Revolver
So Cal SW Sep 15 - 16 Sprawl
 
Section R   Date Winner
Central Plains GL Sep 8 Nemesis
East Plains GL Sep 15 - 16 Disc-OH
Capital MA Sep 8 - 9 Scandal
Founders MA Sep 8 - 9 Green Means Go
Northwest Plains NC Sep 15 Heist
West Plains NC Sep 8 RevoLOUtion
East New England NE Sep 22 - 23 Brute Squad
Metro NY NE Sep 15 - 16 Bent
Upstate NY NE Sep 15 - 16 Capitals
West New England NE Sep 15 - 16 Storm
Oregon NW Sep 15 Schwa
Washington NW Sep 15 - 16 Traffic
Rocky Mountain SC Sep 15 Molly Brown
Texas SC Sep 15 Showdown
East Coast SE Sep 8 Ozone
Florida SE Sep 8 Tabby Rosa
Gulf Coast SE Sep 15 Hot Box
North Carolina SE Sep 8 Phoenix
Nor Cal SW Sep 9 Fury
So Cal SW Sep 22 Safari
If you have any other information regarding 2012 Sectionals, please contact archives@usaultimate.org.
 

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2012 U.S Open Ultimate 
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The inaugural 2012 U.S Open Ultimate Championships took place in Colorado Springs, CO.  

Following a difficult and tragic week of wildfires for the host city Colorado Springs, the competition was moved from the Air Force Academy to Fountain Valley School in southeastern Colorado Springs.  

In conjuction with the competition was an Organizer's Convention, which was also truncated due to the wildfires.

 
 
     

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Standing Team Region Spirit Scores
1 Polar Bears Southwest 4.33
2 Slow White Northeast 4.50
3T Drag'n Thrust North Central 4.71
3T Odyssée Northeast 3.50
5 Chad Larson Experience North Central 4.57
6 Overhaul Great Lakes 3.71
7 Golden Spike Northwest 4.86
8 Euforia International 3.86

 
 

 

 

2012 U.S. Open Ultimate Championships
Mixed Division Final:
 
 
Polar Bears   vs
 
Slow White
15   10


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Standing Team Region Spirit Scores
1 Johnny Bravo South Central 4.67
2 Chain Lightning Southeast 4.89
3T Truck Stop Mid-Atlantic 4.75
3T Ring of Fire Southeast 4.63
5 Doublewide South Central 4.43
6 GOAT Northeast 4.14
7 Kie International 4.86
8 Inception South Central 4.86

 
 

 

 

2012 U.S. Open Ultimate Championships
Open Division Final:
 
 
Johnny Bravo   vs
 
Chain Lightning
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Standing Team Region Spirit Scores
1 Riot Northwest 4.44
2 Scandal Mid-Atlantic 3.89
3T Phoenix Southeast 4.13
3T Showdown South Central 4.50
5 Ozone Southeast 3.00
6 Molly Brown South Central 4.57
7 Safari Southwest 4.43
8 Aerosoul International 4.00
 
 
 
 

 

 

2012 U.S. Open Ultimate Championships
Women's Division Final:
 
 
Riot   vs
 
Scandal
15   10


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There is also a recap of this event in the Fall 2012 USA Ultimate Magazine.
   
 
 
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The 2012 season marked the first season in which there was a formalized regular season of season of santioned events which impacted the Club Series.  Results from sanctioned club events between Jun 9 - Sep 2  were included in the club rankings, which impacted bid allocation for Club Series events.

The results from these events are currently archived here for the Mixed, Open, and Womens divisions.
 
 
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The club rankings were used to determine strength wildcard bid allocation throughout the series.  The results that counted were games between official regular season teams at USA Ultimate sanctioned club events during the 2012 club season.  The threshold for inclusion in the rankings started at 5 games, but was raised to 10 games prior to the end of season rankings.

Date Division Notes
Sep 5th 2012 Mixed Open Women's

Final end of regular season rankings.  10 game minimum for inclusion.
 
Aug 29th 2012 Mixed Open Women's 5 game minimum for inclusion.
Aug 22nd 2012 Mixed Open Women's 5 game minimum for inclusion.
Aug 15th 2012 Mixed Open Women's 5 game minimum for inclusion.
Aug 8th 2012 Mixed Open Women's 5 game minimum for inclusion.
 


 
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At the Club Championships, the following individual spirit awards were honored:

2012 Farricker

Martin Cochran (Revolver)
2012 Farricker Award, Open Division

 
2012 Pufahl

Lauren Casey (Fury)
2012 Kathy Pufahl Award, Women's Division

 

 

 


 

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