USA Ultimate Announces Dates and Location of 2016 Masters Championships
Posted: December 4, 2015 10:45 AM
Colorado Springs, Colo. (Dec. 4, 2015) – USA Ultimate, the national governing body for the sport of ultimate in the United States, announced today the dates and location of the 2016 Masters Championships.
The 2016 Masters Championships will return to the Aurora Sports Complex in Aurora, Colo., for a second consecutive year and will take place Aug. 5-7. The event will again be hosted by Altitude Youth Ultimate and Visit Aurora. Sixteen teams in each of the men’s masters, women’s masters and grand masters divisions will compete for national titles in 2016.
"We are excited to once again host the USA Ultimate Masters Championships here in Aurora, Colorado," said Jeff Berget of Altitude Youth Ultimate. "We had a blast hosting all of the nationals teams here last year. We have hosted a number of successful USA Ultimate events at the Aurora Sports Park, and we are looking forward to hosting this championship event and welcoming some of the best players in the world to Aurora and the state of Colorado!"
"Visit Aurora is proud to welcome the 2016 USA Ultimate Masters Championships back to Aurora, Colorado," added Justin Clark, Visit Aurora’s Director of Sales and Marketing. "We are excited to again partner with USA Ultimate, Altitude Youth Ultimate and the Aurora Sports Park to host this championship event. We look forward to providing an exceptional venue, championship-level play and a welcoming and fun city for the hundreds of athletes who will come to Aurora in 2016."
The 2016 Masters Championships will mark the third time the event has been held in the Denver, Colo., area in four years. The first-ever combined Masters Championships, which included all three masters divisions, was held at Dicks Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. in 2013. The first Masters Championships were held in 1991 in Sanford, Fla.
Travel and accomodation information for athletes and fans planning to travel to Colorado for the Masters Championships is included on the event page. Booking your accomodations through GameTime Travel guarantees you exclusive USA Ultimate discounts for area hotels arranged specifically for the Masters Championships.
Stay tuned to usaultimate.org for further information on USA Ultimate’s 2016 championship events.
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