USA Ultimate Announces 2016 High School Centrals Dates and Location

Posted: June 4, 2015 10:52 AM

Colorado Springs, Colo. (June 4, 2015) – USA Ultimate, the national governing body for the sport of ultimate in the United States, announced today that Ames, Iowa, will once again host the High School Central Championships in 2016.

After two successful years in 2014 and 2015, the Central Regional Championships will be held at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, for a third consecutive year in 2016. The event will be held May 14-15, and will again be hosted by the Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Iowa Sports Foundation and Iowa State University Women Scorned.

"The Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau is excited to continue the relationship with USA Ultimate in hosting this championship in Ames for the third year in a row," said Seann DeMaris, sports and leisure sales manager, Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau. "The opportunity to build off the success of the previous years’ tournaments and showcase the growth of the sport in central Iowa makes this a win-win for our area and the clubs involved."

"The ISU women's ultimate club is very excited to be bringing this event back for the third year, as our club has embraced this event to help grow the sport in our area," said Linda Behrer, president of the Iowa State women’s ultimate club. "We are excited to share our ultimate home with high school teams from across the region."

More than 500 athletes across 25 teams competed at the 2015 High School Central Regional Championships in Ames. Hopkins High School from Minnetonka, Minn., won the boys' division title in 2015. Neuqua Valley High School from Naperville, Ill., took home the girls' division title.

Stay tuned to for further information, including date and location announcements, about the 2016 USA Ultimate High School Regional Championships.

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