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2018 U.S. Open Club Championships

City: Blaine
Date: 8/3/2018 - 8/6/2018
State: MN
Boys Schedule
Girls Schedule
Men Schedule
Mixed Schedule
Women Schedule

This event is currently set for Invite-Only registration.
U.S. Open / ICC - Adult:  August 3 - 5  (36 teams)
U.S. Open / YCC - Youth:  August 4 - 6
Men's Champion: PoNY
Mixed Champion: AMP
Women's Champion: Brute Squad
Participating Teams (ICC - Adult division)
Women's division (12 teams)

Team City, State/Country Flight
Fury San Francisco, CA Pro
Brute Squad Boston, MA Pro
Molly Brown Denver, CO Pro
Ozone Atlanta, GA Pro
Scandal Washington, D.C. Pro
Nightlock San Francisco, CA Pro
Rival Columbus, OH Elite
Pop Minneapolis, MN Elite
Nemesis Chicago, IL Elite
Showdown Austin, TX Elite
Siege Boston, MA Select
Black Widows Multiple Cities, Southeast/East Asia  International 
Mixed division (12 teams)

Team City, State/Country Flight
Mixtape Seattle, WA Pro
AMP Philadelphia, PA Pro
BFG Seattle, WA Pro
Slow White Boston, MA Pro
Public Enemy Dallas, TX Pro
Drag'n Thrust Minneapolis, MN Pro
Steamboat Cincinnati, OH Elite
Love Tractor Denver, CO Elite
NOISE Madison, WI Elite
Storm Charlotte, NC Select
Fire Bogota, Colombia International
Team Germany Darmstadt, Germany International
Men's division (12 teams)

Team City, State/Country Flight
Revolver San Francisco, CA Pro
Doublewide Austin, TX Pro
Ring of Fire Raleigh, NC Pro
Truck Stop Washington, D.C. Pro
PoNY New York, NY Pro
Sub Zero Minneapolis, MN Pro
Johnny Bravo Denver, CO Pro
Machine Chicago, IL Elite
Buzz Bullets Tokyo, Japan International
Fire of London London, United Kingdom International
Loquitos Tokyo, Japan International
Osaka Spirits Osaka, Japan International
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Site Rules
  • No Alcohol except for what is offered at the NSC
  • No Tobacco
  • No Glass
  • No Weapons
  • No Abusive Language
  • Observe Parking Restrictions and Handicap/Staff Spots
  • Dogs Must be Leashed
  • Spectators and equipment must stay at least 5 yards away from sidelines! Where there are buffer lines, respect them. Where there are not buffer lines, stay back at least 5 yards.
  • Trash and Recycling – Place recyclables in the recycling receptacles, and place trash in the trash cans.
Local Organizing Committee - Minnesota Ultimate - Staff
Tournament Director – Bruce Mebust
Volunteer Coordinators – Dana Jefferson & Kristina Golling
Head Scorekeeper – Keshav Chandran
Scorekeeping Assistants – Sam Carlson, Tim Leinbach, Sumaya Mohamed
Spirit of the Game Assistant – Maggie Peck
Hospitality Coordinator – Barbara Thomas
Youth Programs Liaison – Mattie Melin
Media Coordinator – Noah Robiner
Admissions Coordinator – Patrick Jensen
Minnesota Ultimate – Jake McKean
USA Ultimate Staff
Chief Executive Officer – Dr. Tom Crawford
Director, Finance & Development – Julia Echterhoff Lee
Manager, Finance & Administration – Kayleigh Hudson
Managing Director, Competition & National Teams – Will Deaver
Manager, Competition & Athlete Programs (Youth) – Joy Ferenbaugh
Manager, Competition & Athlete Programs (Club) – Ernest Toney
Manager, Competition & Athlete Programs (College) – Tom Manewitz
Manager, Events – Byron Hicks
Manager, Events – David Raflo
Director, Membership Services & Community Development – Josh Murphy
Manager, Event Sanctioning – Teal Dabney
Manager, Community Services & Development – Leah Dolan-Kelley
Manager, Youth & Education Programs – Dan Raabe
Coordinator, Youth & Education Programs – Sarah Powers
Administrative Assistant, Member Services – Joy Dunphey
Manager, Online Technology – Kirstin Graham
Managing Director, Marketing, Communications & Brand – Andy Lee
Manager, Digital Marketing & Communications – Maelyn Divinski
Senior Manager, Communications – Stacey Waldrup
Communications Coordinator – Larry Melton
Intern – Grace Chen
National Men’s Director – Adam Goff
National Mixed Director – Remy Schor
National Women’s Director – Carolyn Finney
Regional Youth Directors – Christie Lawry, Fran Kelley, Jonathan Nethercutt, Ben Snell
PA Announcer – Steve Dunn
Medical Staff
Alex Senk, MD (Medical Director)
Joseph Benert, MD
Jason Eggert, MD
Logan McCool, DO
Laura Meyer and Sam Wood (Head Observers), Bill Bourret. Brian Bradburn, Vincent Chang, Mitch Dengler, Paddy Driscoll, Steve Hanynes, Chris Hazzi, Jonathan Monforti, Kate Monforti, Andrew Nguyen, Steve Ogdahl, Chris Ries, Sam Shapiro, Johan Shaver, Daniel Wong

Event Type:
Sanctioned Tournament - Sanctioned Club Regular Season Tournament
Field Map:
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The U.S. Open Club Championships combines the Youth Club Championships (YCC) division, featuring the top youth club teams from around the nation, with the U.S. Open, one of the major events of the Triple Crown Tour, where bid priority goes to teams that finished 1st-8th at the prior National Championships, as well as to international teams in the International Club Championships (ICC) division.
2018 USA Ultimate National Organizers Convention

In addition to the competition, an annual national organizers convention is also hosted alongside the overall event, featuring representatives from current Affiliate and State-Based Organizations as well as USAU staff program managers and directors. Registration is open to anyone interested in attending and connecting with organizers from around the nation.
2018 Convention Information ►
Health, Safety and Liability Requirements - Please make sure to understand, follow, and communicate/share these requirements with all participants.
Provisions & Amenities - A list of important items that should be provided at the tournament. (Note not all items may be provided at regular season or recreation events, such as logos, event guides, shelter etc.).
Youth Participation Requirements - These requirements must be followed for any event that involves a participant under the age of 18. This includes the requirement for a rostered chaperone.

Learn to Play Ultimate!
It’s FREE!
When: Saturday, August 4 from 1:30-3:30 pm
Where: National Sports Center, 1700 105th Ave. NE, Blaine, MN 55449
Who: Kids ages 8-16
Register online or on-site by stopping by the USA Ultimate Information Tent at the National Sports Center.
Participants can choose between a girls-only clinic, sponsored by the Girls’ Ultimate Movement, and a coed clinic with both boys and girls.

Broadcast Schedule (Semifinals/Finals)
Saturday, August 4 (all times E.D.T.)
Espn3   3:30pm   Mixed Semifinal
    5:00pm   Mixed Semifinal
Espn3   6:00pm   Men's Semifinal
Espn3   8:30pm   Men's Semifinal
Sunday, August 5 (all times E.D.T.)
Espn3   11:00am   Women's Semifinal
    11:00am   Women's Semifinal
Espn3   1:30pm   Mixed Championship                                               
Espn3   4:30pm   Men's Championship
ESPN2    7:00pm   Women's Championship
Tickets will be required for non-participants during the ICC semifinals and finals
on Saturday, Aug. 4, and Sunday, Aug. 5.