TUC News

2015 Pick It Up! June 15-18

June 12, 2015, 9:01 AM

The week of June 15-18 is Pick It Up! week, which celebrates women in the sport of ultimate. Last year we started this initiative with great success and we will be continuing it this year. League games for the week of June 15-18 will have a unique rule (female assists count for 2 points instead of 1). The score cap will be adjusted to reflect this; score cap will now be to 23. Time caps will not be affected.

There will also be prizes for teams and players. Go to the Pick It Up! page for more details.


2015 Captains' Meeting

May 13, 2015, 5:56 PM

Summer league is almost here! The Summer 2015 Captains' Meeting is Thursday, May 14 at Whistler's Grille (Broadview and Mortimer). The meeting will commence at 7:00pm, and we hope to be finished by 8:30pm.

All Summer teams must send a representative to this meeting. 

As usual, we will be handing out the 2015 TUC Memerbship discs to captain, so please be sure your teammates have been added to your roster by Wednesday night.


TUC Welcomes New Executive Director

March 23, 2015, 11:40 AM

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce Paul Buksner as the next Executive Director (ED) for the Toronto Ultimate Club effective March 30, 2015. In his Executive Director role at TUC, Paul will be responsible for the overall management of the Club and its staff while representing the Club externally within the community as well as at the national and international levels. To learn more about Paul, please read further.

Paul joins TUC with more than 10 years of sports management experience including his recent position as Executive Director at Gymnastics Mississauga. Paul received a Bachelor degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies from Brock University and a diploma in Recreation and Leisure Services from Centennial College.

In his spare time, Paul leads an active lifestyle while spending a lot of time with his family and travelling when time permits. He’s most looking forward to learning more about Ultimate and meeting everyone in the...

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2015 Membership, Spring and Summer Registration opens March 23rd

February 23, 2015, 11:19 AM

The Toronto Ultimate Club will be opening 2015 Membership, Spring League and Summer League registration on Monday March 23rd at 9am. Spring League information is now posted! Summer League team and individual fees have been set, with an early-bird fee deadline of April 19. For more information on Spring League, Summer League and TUC membership please read further.  

Membership

Introductory, Junior, Post-Secondary and regular Adult memberships will all be available. Our next membership cycle runs from April 1st, 2015 - March 31st, 2016 and all players competing in TUC leagues must have a valid TUC membership for every season in which they play. For more information, check our "Becoming a Member" page. Here are the TUC membership rates:

  • Regular Adult Membership (includes Field Fund contribution) - $75.00
  • Introductory Membership (for first-time adult members) - $50.00...
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TUC Welcomes Micheal Kukucska to the Team

January 16, 2015, 11:08 AM

The Board of Directors and staff are thrilled to welcome Micheal Kukucska to the management team!  Micheal will be the new Administration & Events Coordinator (AEC) for the Club, effective January 20.  He will work part-time in the office until March 1, at which point he will assume full-time hours.    His role will be to coordinate administrative duties for the TUC which will include assisting TUC members and customers, coordinating registrations, organizing and executing TUC events, and assisting the MMS and ED as required.  You can reach Micheal at admin@tuc.org or at the office 416.461.0882.

Micheal is a skilled and knowledgable player, having captained an Open Touring team (ROY) as well as founding and managing the university team at York University.  He has coached in our Toronto Juniors Summer League, helped at events and has served as volunteer Touring Chair for the past two years.  Micheal was the 2014 TUC...

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Junior Winter Leagues for Teens and Youths - Registration is Open

January 2, 2015, 3:55 PM

2015 Youth Winter Indoor Girls and Boys Leagues

TUC will once again be offering an indoor instructional Youth leagues for children 13 years of age and under (recommended 8-13). This league will focus on the basic FUNdamentals of playing ultimate and will focus more on developing skills and learning the game than actual game play. Our Youth Winter league will be taking place at Monarch Park CI on Sunday afternoons, 2pm-3:55pm, from January 4, 2015 to March 1, 2015 (8 weeks, no games on February 15).

This season we are aiming to run separate leagues for Girls and Boys...

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Winter League Registration Now Open

November 13, 2014, 7:42 PM

Registration for Winter Leagues is OPEN! Spots are first-come first-serve including online registration AND payment. All prices include HST. To view all our adult Winter League offerings, please visit our Winter Leagues page. Some leagues have filled to capacity; if you are interested in a sold out league, please add yourself to the wait list by registering for that specific league. If you are under 18 years of age you can participate in our Winter Junior Leagues, information will be posted shortly!


Volunteer Appreciation Tournament - by invite only

October 31, 2014, 2:58 PM

The Volunteer Appreciation Tournament was an invite only event recognizing the hard work of our many volunteers in 2014. It was hosted on November 22nd at Monarch Park. The seasoned team was able to hold on to their crown in 2014 by defeating the fresh team by a total score of 195 to 177. Thanks again to all of our volunteers in 2014!

Event Details

  • Date: November 22nd 2014
  • Times: games run from 4:00pm - approx 7:00pm
  • Location: Monarch Park Stadium
  • Format: Seasoned vs. Fresh
  • Level of Play: ALL
  • Cost: Free - *by invitation only*
  • Contact: volunteers@tuc.org

TUC Games on Rogers TV Again this weekend - Including Other Cities!

September 25, 2014, 11:08 AM

TUC games on Rogers TV will air once again this Sunday, September 28! On Toronto/Scarborough local channels 10 & 63, Sunday, September 28, Rogers TV will feature the All-Star Challenge Competitive Final at 6:30pm. Be sure to watch and/or PVR and tell your family and friends to do the same! If you missed it the first time, this is your chance - or watch it again!

In Markham, Richmond Hill and Vaughan, Rogers TV will be airing the Monday League Competitive Championship Final on Friday, September 26 at 9:00pm, and the All-Star Challenge Competitive Final on Saturday, September 27 at 9:00pm. Spread the word!


TUC on Rogers TV This Sunday Night!

September 17, 2014, 10:40 AM

Watch TUC games on Rogers TV this Sunday night! On Toronto/Scarborough local channels 10 & 63, Sunday, September 21, Rogers TV will feature the Monday League Competitive Championship Final at 8:00pm and the All-Star Challenge Competitive Final at 9:30pm. Be sure to watch and/or PVR and tell your family and friends to do the same! We need as many viewers as possible!

Possible air times for other areas in the GTA (ie. Mississauga, Richmond Hill, Pickering, Oshawa, etc) will be posted as they become available. Spread the word!


Hall of Fame Class of 2014 Announced - Ceremony Oct 25

September 15, 2014, 2:59 PM

TUC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and TUC Summer End Celebration

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time: 7:00pm - 1:00am
Location: Whistler's Grille, 995 Broadview Avenue, Toronto. Whistler's is located on the corner of Broadview and Pottery Road/Mortimer.
Transit/Parking: Whistler's is a 5-10 minute north from Broadview Station. There are limited parking spots available in the parking lot adjacent to the venue. Street parking is available on the surrounding streets and in the grocery store parking lot that is a half-block north.

Doors open at 7pm with the Hall of Fame Ceremony beginning at 8:00pm, followed by TUC Volunteer Awards & Summer-End Awards. Dress code is 'ultimate formal'. Appetizers will be served early and there is a cash bar. Please note that this is a 19+ event.

The event is FREE with online registration at www.tuc.org by October 23, or you can pay $10 at the door if you...

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Saturday Field Status

September 13, 2014, 7:22 AM

MPS Dome Set-Up Volunteers Still Needed for Oct 17

September 12, 2014, 10:45 AM

Monarch Park Stadium - Dome Set-up Volunteers Required

TUC is seeking volunteers for Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17, from 8:00am – 5:00pm each day to assist with the Monarch Park Stadium Dome set-up! Volunteers are required for either a 5-hour shift (8am – 1pm or 1pm – 5pm) or a 9-hour shift. No technical skills required, just basic labour of rolling out the dome walls and assembling the small plates that hold the walls together. Volunteers are required to dress appropriately for the weather and for general labour. There will be lunch provided (pizza and drinks) for those who volunteer for the full day (9 hour shift). The Club requires 35 volunteers during each shift so we need lots of volunteers!

How to Volunteer

If you wish to volunteer simply email ed@tuc.org and state your full name, the date(s), and the shift(s) you wish to volunteer for. Also if you are a touring player please include your touring team affiliation...

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Special Meeting of the TUC Membership - Sept 23 at Monarch Park Stadium

September 12, 2014, 10:03 AM

Here is the agenda. The agenda for the special meeting is to approve 2 sets of financial statements, as these were not available for approval at the 2014 Annual General Meeting. See the 2014 AGM Minutes and 2014 Finance Report for further details. The meeting will also include a forum discussion on our Pick It Up! initiative that took place during Week 3 of the TUC summer season. This is your opportunity to share your feedback on the initiative and provide suggestions on how it can improve!

A motion (special resolution) will be made as follows at the meeting: Motion to approve the financial statements as presented for the “stump year” reporting period (January 1, 2013 through March 31, 2013) and the last fiscal year...

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2014 Summer Playoffs - 24 HOUR ROSTER VIEWING PERIOD NOW OPEN

September 2, 2014, 12:22 PM

League Playoff Participation Rules

  • Playoff participants MUST be a registered TUC member in good standing.
  • Be added to the team roster no later than the league roster deadline
    • Summer League - 2 weeks prior to the start of playoffs
    • All Other Leagues - 1 week prior to start of playoffs
    • In the absence of a defined roster deadline (ie. indoor leagues) the player must be added no later than one week prior to playoffs beginning
  • Play a league minimum amount of regular season games as follows:
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Special Meeting of the TUC Membership - Sept 6, 7pm, Sunnybrook Sports Field Pavilion

August 23, 2014, 12:29 AM

The agenda for the special meeting is to approve 2 sets of financial statements, as these were not available for approval at the 2014 Annual General Meeting. See the 2014 AGM Minutes and 2014 Finance Report for further details. The meeting will also include an opportunity for TUC members to voice any concerns and/or share their thoughts on strategic priorities for the Club. There may be additional reports or announcements from the Club, to be announced at a later date.

A motion (special resolution) will be made as follows at the meeting: Motion to approve the financial statements as presented for the "stump year" reporting period (January 1, 2013 through March 31, 2013) and the last fiscal year reporting period (April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014).

Date: Saturday, September 6, 2014
Time: 7:00pm - 9...

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2014 Summer Playoffs

August 19, 2014, 11:41 AM

League Playoff Participation Rules

  • Playoff participants MUST be a registered TUC member in good standing.
  • Be added to the team roster no later than the league roster deadline
    • Summer League - 2 weeks prior to the start of playoffs
    • All Other Leagues - 1 week prior to start of playoffs
    • In the absence of a defined roster deadline (ie. indoor leagues) the player must be added no later than one week prior to playoffs beginning
  • Play a league minimum amount of regular season games as follows:
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Fall Indoor League - Registration to open on Thursday

August 18, 2014, 10:53 AM

Fall Indoor 2014 Registration will be opening on Wednesday, August 20th at noon. The information for the upcoming season will be posted on Monday.

For now, you can still check out the Fall 2013 Indoor league information. We expect to have a similar menu this Fall, with something new for Sundays.


Fall Outdoor League - Registration now open!

July 28, 2014, 4:47 PM

2014 Fall OUTDOOR Information

The Leagues listed below are ADULT Fall Leagues and are intended for Adult (18+) participants only. Junior members are encouraged to participate in our Junior Fall Outdoor Leagues; information on these leagues will be posted shortly.

In order to participate in Fall Leagues you must have a valid TUC membership. All TUC adult memberships that began September 1 of last year (2013) are not valid for the upcoming Fall season. For more information on TUC memberships, please visit the Club Membership Information page.

Please note that if the team you register is not appropriate for the league (ie. a competitive level team in a Rec League), TUC reserves the right to offer your space to a team of the appropriate skill level.

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Lake Rosseau Labour Day Long Weekend

July 24, 2014, 10:44 AM

After the fantastic weekend we had in May, Clevelands House have invited us back to end our Summer over the Labour Day long weekend with another Lake Rosseau tournament! We are thrilled to be back and hope to grow the tournament bigger and better than the original and amazing first weekend. For those who missed out, you can check out the highlight reel of the weekend here.

It will be a requirement that all teams participating in the tournament book accommodation with Clevelands House Resort.

Clevelands House Resort is offering discounted rates to all ultimate players participating the tournament. A 15% discount will applied to the lodging prices list below. Prices are per night.

Starting at $169 for a standard room.
$249 for a 2 bedroom cottage Could sleep up to 8 people.
Up to $399...

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