Champ Events

Host a Championship Event

Every year, USA Ultimate partners with hundreds of communities throughout the country to host events ranging from local qualifying tournaments to televised national championships. These events provide high quality playing opportunities for players and teams representing a wide variety of ages and skill levels. The information provided below should guide both potential and current event hosts.

 

Guidelines for Hosting a USA Ultimate Championship Event 

 It is the goal of USA Ultimate that its events set the standard for high quality Ultimate events both in the United States and throughout the world. The following set of guidelines serves both as a resource and an outline of expectations for event organizers who are hosting high school state tournaments, college conference and regional tournaments, and club sectional and regional tournaments. Note that the requirements and benefits vary depending on the type of event you are hosting. Event organizers will be working with a volunteer USA Ultimate coordinator or directly with USA Ultimate headquarters staff to plan and manage these events. 

 

 

 

Bid Details to Host a USA Ultimate Championship Event


Whether you are already hosting a USA Ultimate, or thinking about hosting one in the future, this page is full of resources that will be helpful to you in your planning.  While running an excellent event requires a lot of time and hard work, it is also an extremely rewarding experience. 

USA Ultimate events offer a number of exciting opportunities for host communities, including:  

  • Promoting Ultimate in your community
  • Promoting your city or region to the greater Ultimate community and beyond
  • Generating revenue for your local organization, team, and/or city
  • Developing and strengthening relationships between local Ultimate organizations/teams, convention and visitors bureaus/sports commissions, facility providers, and other local businesses
  • Building community through volunteerism and organizational teamwork
  • Seeing the smiles on the faces of Ultimate players and fans as they make lifelong memories and live out their dreams on the fields you set up
  

 

Below is a list of events that are available to bid on with prospective dates, bid deadlines, and bid documents.


Events
Event Dates
Next Available Year
Bid Deadline
Bid Document
Event Contact

 
 
 
 
 
High School State Championships
(More info here)
April-June 
(Sat and/or Sun)
2018 February 28, 2018 Bid Document State Youth Coordinator
           
College Conference Championships (Conference Map) April 13-14
April 20-21
2019 December 15, 2018 Bid Document College Conference Coordinator
           
College Regional Championships (Regional Map)

April 27-28
May 4-5

2019 December 1, 2018 Bid Document College Regional Director
           
Division III College Championships
May 18-19
2020
December 31, 2018
Bid Document
USA Ultimate HQ – events@usaultimate.org
           
College Championships
May 24-27
2020
December 31, 2018
Bid Document
           
Beach Championships Late April
Early May
2019 December 31, 2018 Bid Document USA Ultimate HQ -
events@usaultimate.org
           
Triple Crown Tour Events
Mid July -
Labor Day
2019 November 30, 2018

Bid Document

USA Ultimate HQ – events@usaultimate.org
           
Masters Regional Championships June 2019 March 31, 2019 Bid Document Masters Regional Coordinator
           
Masters Championships Late July
Early August
2019 December 31, 2018 Bid Document USA Ultimate HQ –events@usaultimate.org
           
US Open Club Championships
Early/mid-August
2020
March 31, 2019
USA Ultimate HQ –events@usaultimate.orgg
           
Club Sectional Championships
(Sectional Map)
September 8-9
 

2019

May 31, 2019

Bid Document Club Sectional Coordinator
           
Club Regional Championships
(Regional Map)

September 22-23

2019 March 31, 2019 Bid Document Club Regional Coordinator
           
Club Championships
Early to mid- October
2020
May 31, 2019
Bid Document
USA Ultimate HQ – events@usaultimate.org
           
College Mixed Regionals Early to mid-November 2018 May 31, 2018 Bid Document

College Series Manager

           

 

         
 
 

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