2015-2016 MUS News

Following are the announcments sent out by email to the team over the course of the 2015-2016 season.  Join the Facebook group to keep up with detailed team conversations (i.e., practice cancellations, carpool coordinating, etc.)

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Hopkins Hustle Tournament Info
Thursday, May 05, 2016 8:00 AM

For Open Team: 4 games Saturday, 8:30, 10:15, 12:00, bye, 3:30. We'll probably have 3 games Sunday (8:00, 9:45, 11:30). See schedule at end.

For Ladies, the pools are getting reorganized tonight, but we'll have 4 games and a bye in some order on Saturday, and probably play 3 games on Sunday (8:00, 9:45, 11:30).

Location: Twin Cities Polo Club, 6755 Turner Rd, Maple Plain, MN 55359

Tournament Photos:

Details...

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Madison Mudbath Results
Monday, May 02, 2016 12:50 PM

MUS was seeded 14th and finished 7th in the Madison Mudbath tournament. Not bad! Go MUS!

Saturday, April 30, 2016:

  • Game one: 9-7
  • Game two: 4-13
  • Game three:12-5 vs. Cretin Duram

Sunday, May 1, 2016:

  • Game 1 vs Neaqua A: 2-13
  • Game 2 vs Neaqua B: 10-11
  • Game 3 vs Ames: 10-9
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Getting TeamSnap Notifications
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:25 PM

If you're not getting MÜS TeamSnap messages, you may need to change your settings so that you do! This is how we communicate important information to the team, and if there's a last minute change for a game time or location, this is how you'll know about it.

You can customize the settings for what makes the most sense for you (email, text, and/or phone notifications). You set them all by editing your information on the Roster in the app on your phone or on a computer. Here's how to do it in the iPhone app (should be the same or similar for Android):

  1. Open your name on the Roster.
  2. Tap Edit (upper right corner).
  3. Tap the email address (and edit it or add a new one as necessary).
  4. Turn on the switch to get team emails.
  5. Tap your mobile number (and edit it or add a new one as necessary).
  6. Turn on the alerts switch (so you will get text message alerts that are sent to the team) and select your carrier.
  7. Tap Save (upper right corner).

You may also wish to customize the TeamSnap notifications settings so that get push notifications on your phone for messages sent. You can set these in the general Notifications settings for your Phone or in the general TeamSnap Settings.

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Spring Season Photos
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 6:40 AM

Links to the Flickr photo albums for the spring season are posted at the bottom of the spring season page. If you log in to Flickr, you can download high resolution individual photos or full albums.

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Madison Mudbath Tournament info
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 7:30 AM

Get psyched! The Madison Mudbath Tournament is coming up quick - NEXT FRIDAY!  Here’s what you need to do, and need to know.

  1. The tournament:  The Madison Mudbath is a 2-day tournament (about 6-7 games) held at James Madison Memorial High School in Madison, WI.  It is selective, and invites teams that have strong commitment to sportsmanship and the spirit of the game, who play hard, and who will be polite houseguests for all the family that hosts us overnight at their home.  It’s a privilege to be able to play along side 16 teams from all over the upper mid-west. And it's super fun!
     
  2. Dates/Times:  April 29 – May 1
    - Leave SWHS, Friday, April 29 at 4:30pm
    - Deliver kids back to their homes Sunday evening, May 1.
    - Parents /coaches will drive players to Madison and a parent chaperone will be with the players at all times.
     
  3. Who can play?  Any MUS player.  MUS is sending one open team – and our MUS ladies are welcome to play.  It’s a competitive tournament, so players who’ve played for a year might enjoy it most. (The tournament runs an open tournament for co-ed play, and a girls tournament, but we’re only playing in the open tournament. Chris will coach.).
     
  4. Do you want to play? If you want to play, indicate availability in TeamSnap or e-mail MadalynCioci@gmail.com by Saturday April 23. (Make sure to okay it with your parents ).  Players will be taken on a first-come first served basis…we will be limited by how many drivers we have. Currently only 11 players are signed up.
     
  5. WE NEED PARENT DRIVERS for the weekend.  This whole thing only works with the help of parents. We expect to be taking about 20-25 players.  If you can drive please RSVP to madalyncioci@gmail.com. Currently we only have drivers for the 11 kids signed up; if we get more kids (and we need more), we'll need more drivers.
     
  6. Costs:  There is no charge for the tournament (MUS pays for that). But you’ll need to bring money for  dinner Friday, lunch Saturday & Sunday, snacks, and swag.
     
  7. Facilities: We will be sleeping on the floor of the host family (so you'll need a mat, sleeping bag, and pillow).  We'll shower at the high school’s group showers (separate girls and boys facilities).  If you’re a modest type, you might bring a swim suit.
     
  8. Contact MadalynCioci@gmail.com if you have questions. 

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MUS News Week of 4/10/16
Sunday, April 10, 2016 3:35 PM
  • Wrapping up fundraising: If you’re done selling coupons, please return remaining coupons/packet and any money collected to Chris Hickman or John Lazur at practice.
     
  • Registration: Please get team registration fees and forms in if you haven’t. Many of you have forms in, but haven't submitted the team fee - $100, check to Southwest Ultimate Frisbee Club. And don't forget the USAU registration online. See the Spring 2016 Season page for details.
     
  • Tournaments: Let coaches know your intent!  Let Coach Chris know if you want to play at Madison Mudbath, April 29-May 1 w/ open team.  Let Coach Erin know if you can commit to Hopkins Hustle, May 7-8.  You can indicate intent via TeamSnap “availability” tab.
     
  • Games: see TeamSnap for up-to-date game schedules and locations. Be sure to mark your availability so the coaches know who to expect at each game. AND... be sure to come prepared: bring a white and a dark jersey (or something that can serve as such for now), warm layers, WATER, cleats, and rain gear.
     
  • Parent Drivers Are Needed for Away Games: If you can drive to and from (or just one way), please e-mail madalyncioci@gmail.com or indicate availability in TeamSnap.
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Indicate Your Interest in Madison Mudbath Tournament
Sunday, April 03, 2016 11:25 AM

Girls and boys -- indicate your interest in Madison Mudbath Tournament, 4/29-5/1

If you would like to be considered for the Mudbath tournament, please indicate your interest in TeamSnap. Usually we take up to 20 (more seasoned) players. MUS girls and boys are invited to play together on the open team that MUS will field. Coaches will make final decisions. You will depart Friday, 4/29 after school, and return 5/1 around 6:30pm.

(About Mudbath – The Mudbath Tournament is a favorite. It really highlights the Spirit of the Game. We drive to Madison, WI in parent cars, sleep at a host family’s house, shower in the High School facilities, and play 2 days of Frisbee against some great teams. It’s an honor to be invited back to play.) 

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Game Schedule and More!
Friday, April 01, 2016 8:30 PM

Games start this week!  Lots of news!

1.     Is your registration in?
Sunday, April 3, 6pm is the deadline to get registration forms and fees to Donna Beatty (treasurer) to get in on the next jersey order:
Please drop off your forms at 6051 James Ave. S.

2.     Saturday, April 9, 9:00am – 3:00pm – Coupon Sales Fundraiser Finale! 
Players should aim to sell at least 10 cards each, or get $100 in donations. You can sell on your own all this week, and then join the team for the final group sell. This is our last fundraising push for the year, so let’s make it great!  We have lots of additional costs this year – with 3 team registrations and additional field time.  Bring WATER & SNACKS to get you through to pizza at 3:00pm.
Meeting location might change; will announce.

3.     Open Team A/Team B assignments
Announcement will be next week, probably by Tuesday, April 5.  If you have a preference to play on B with a specific friend, let Chris Hickman know.

4.     Open players need to indicate availability for games.
Once A/B assignments are made, go into TeamSnap and click on the ‘Availability’ tab, then click to place a check or an X for each game.

5.     Parents, can you drive to away games?
Parents are encouraged to indicate their availability to drive to any AWAY games as soon as you can. E-mail MadalynCioci@gmail.com or, if you are in TeamSnap as a non-player, you can click your availability for any game.

6.     Game Schedule (see TeamSnap for the latest info):

For HOME games:  Meet at Minikahda Vista Park at 5:00pm for warm up, game at 6:00pm. No transportation provided.
For AWAY games: Depart from Southwest High School, Chowen Ave. Lot, at 4:30pm. Carpool w/ parent drivers.

Girls (Tuesdays, unless noted):

  • April 5 –   Home vs. Benilde St. Margaret
  • April 12 – Away at White Bear Lake (Bossard Park, 3701-3791 Prairie Rd, White Bear Lake, MN)
  • April 19 – Away at St. Louis Park JV (location TBA)
  • April 26 – Home vs. Mpls South JV
  • May 3 – Home vs. Mound/Westonka

Open A (Thursdays, unless noted):

  • April 7 - no game -- RESCHEDULED to 4/18.
  • April 14 – Home vs. Henry Sibley
  • April 18 (Mon) – Away at St Paul Central (Central Revolution); rescheduled from 4/7
  • April 21- Away at Blake
  • April 28 – Home vs. Edina (JV2)
  • May 5 – Away at Minneapolis Roosevelt (Directions TBA)

Open B Team (Thursdays, unless noted):

  • April 7  - No game. RESCHEDULED (date TBD).
  • April 14 – Away at Wayzata JV
  • April 21 – Home vs. Blake JV
  • April 28 – Away at Prior Lake JV3
  • May 5 – Home vs. Mpls South JV1

NOTE: All games are also posted on TeamSnap and at MinnesotaUltimate.org

7.  Girls and boys -- indicate your interest in Madison Mudbath Tournament, 4/29-5/1

If you would like to be considered for the Mudbath tournament, please indicate your interest in TeamSnap.  Usually we take up to 20 (more seasoned) players. MUS girls and boys are invited to play together on the open team that MUS will field. Coaches will make final decisions. You will depart Friday, 4/29 after school, and return 5/1 around 6:30pm. 

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Registration & fees due; practice details; fundraiser update
Saturday, March 19, 2016 7:40 PM

IMPORTANT INFO from MÜS Ultimate:

Welcome to the Spring Season!  Happy that we have a bunch of new players and returning players, and are fielding 3 teams this year for the first time in SWHS ultimate history. Woot! Woot!  Lots of info here -- please read -- especially if you're new to the TeamSnap distribution list.

1. (TIME SENSITIVE) REGISTRATIONS & FEES: Thanks to those who have gotten their registrations and fees in!  If you haven’t registered yet or if you have not yet paid your fee, read on.  As responsible stewards of team funds, we can’t order jerseys for those who aren’t registered.  Get your registration and payment in by one of these two dates to ensure a jersey. Earlier date, earlier jersey. Later date, later jersey.

  • 6:00pm, tomorrow (Sunday, March 20) -- Registrations and team fees received at Donna Beatty’s (treasurer/registrar) house, 6051 James Ave. S., by this deadline will have jerseys ready for first games.
     
  • 6:00pm, Sunday, April 3 -- Registrations turned in at a practice or received at Donna Beatty’s house, 6051 James Ave. S, Mpls, 55419 by this date will get jerseys later in the season.

2. How to register?

  • Visit the team website, 2015-2016 season page: http://southwest.mpls.k12.mn.us/2015-2016
     
  • Print out and complete the 2 forms at the top of that page, the team application form and the medical waiver form.
     
  • Attach $100 team fee (cash or check). Make checks out to “Southwest Ultimate Frisbee Club”
     
  • Turn forms and fee in one of these ways:

    * Drop off or mail to Donna Beatty, MUS treasurer, 6051 James Ave. S, Mpls, 55419
    * Give to a coach, captain or to Donna at a practice
    * Give to Joe Sayles (coach & faculty sponsor) at Southwest High School, room W307

3. Fundraising!

We are in the middle of our big fundraiser – selling coupons to local businesses that can be used an unlimited number of times for a year. Thanks to all the players and parents that came out today and raised over $1,300 (!) for MUS by selling unlimited coupons and gathering donations.  We hope that all players will participate…it’s about sharing the effort, spirit, and reward.

We’re about half way to our goal to raise important funds to support 3 teams, subsidize jerseys, and provide scholarships so everyone can play ultimate.

  • Finish the blitz: Plan on joining the team April 9, 9am – 3pm, for the big final push! Meet at the Cioci/Lazur House, 4006 York Ave. S.
     
  • Can’t make the 9th? No worries -- keep selling in the 3 weeks between now and then!  We could blow by our $3,000 goal.
     
  • If you haven’t yet gotten a pack of coupons and instructions for selling – pick one up at practice from Coach Chris Hickman.
     
  • If you’ve already got a pack – keep selling them to anyone you can think of! And remember you can also accept donations.
     
  • Checks for coupons or donations should be made out to “Southwest Ultimate Frisbee Club”.

4. Practices, spring break & first games

  • Early season practices are happening at Armatage Park, Tues-Wed-Thu, about 3:45pm-5:45pm. In early to mid-April, when fields are okay, we’ll move to Minikahda Vista park (39th Street, 3 blocks west of France, just into St. Louis Park).
     
  • Practices will go on as normal, at Armatage, during SWHS spring break week (3/28-4/1).
     
  • Games are Tuesday and Thursdays -- start April 5 (girls), April 7 (boys).  We’ll depart 4:30pm from SWHS Chowen lot.  Detailed schedule should be announced soon.

And if you have questions that aren't answered here on the website, call, text, or e-mail:  MadalynCioci@gmail.com   612-508-6489

Go MÜS!!

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Practices Begin March 8
Saturday, March 05, 2016 5:50 PM

Hey MUS! Thanks to all who attended the info night on Thursday. For those who didn't, time for registration is now!

To play you need to fill out both the Medical Authorization Form, and the Club Application. Both of these forms are available on the SW Ultimate Frisbee website (On the far right column). Turn these forms in to Chris Hickman at the first practice you attend, or to Joe Sayles at school. His room number is W307 (Third floor).

Additionally, you do need a USAU membership to play. To get this go to www.usaultimate.org and create an account. After you create your account make sure that you purchase the membership in order to get your USAU number.

Second piece of news. Practices are going to start Tuesday, March 8! YAAYYY. We are going to have practices Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday at Armatage park. Practices are going to go from ~3:45-5:45 but it may be more like 4-6 depending on how long it takes for people to get to Armatage. We are all pretty flexible here at MUS :)

Last piece, please fill out this form if you haven't already to get your Jersey numbers/sizes in asap. It is also on the registration papers but we want to order very very soon!

Hope to see you all out on the field next week!!

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Spring Season Dates
Thursday, January 07, 2016 7:15 AM

Welcome to 2016!  As we gear up for our spring season, there are a number of dates that players, potential players (and families) should be aware of.  Mark your calendars!

  • Jan. 22-23, Fundraiser (deliver Linden Hills newsletters)
  • *** CHANGED*** Wed., Feb. 10, 3:10-4:00, SWHS Cafeteria, GIRLS Indoor Clinic *** Come and win a free MÜS disc! ***
  • Thurs., Feb. 18, 3:10-4:00, SWHS Cafeteria, GIRLS Indoor Clinic *** Come and win a free MÜS disc! ***
  • Thurs., Feb. 25, 3:10-4:00, SWHS Cafeteria, OPEN Indoor Clinic *** Come and win a free MÜS disc! ***
  • Thurs., Mar. 3, 3:10-4:00, SWHS Cafeteria, OPEN Indoor Clinic *** Come and win a free MÜS disc! ***
  • Sat., Mar. 19, BIG Fundraiser (coupon sales)
  • Sat., Apr. 9, BIG Fundraiser (coupon sales)
  • Apr. 29-May 1, Madison Mudbath TOURNAMENT
  • May 7-8, Hopkins Hustle TOURNAMENT
  • June 4-5, State TOURNAMENT (2 games on Saturday, and 4 on Sunday)

The high school ultimate season starts around the end of March and runs through May (culminating with the state tournament in June).  The spring 2016 schedule has not been set yet, but typically the girls teams play on Tuesday evenings and the open teams play on Thursday evenings.

Players, you can stay in condition all winter and prepare for spring by

  1. working out in the SWHS weight room (supervision provided) any Tuesday or Thursday at 6:30 a.m., or after school everyday from 3-4 p.m.
  2. playing pick up ultimate, outdoors all year, at Bryn Mawr park on Saturdays at 10 a.m. or Folwell Park on Sundays at 3:00 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.  See links on the TCUL site for more information about ultimate in the Twin Cities.

All players should be registered in TeamSnap to ensure that they receive all email communications and have access to the latest information and details about events. Email kevin@kinneavy.com if you have questions about TeamSnap or aren't getting the team emails.

MÜS Booster Meetings (for parents, coaches, and captains, but anyone is welcome), Kinneavy/Lee Home, 2400 Colfax Ave. S.:

  • Thurs., January 14, 7:00 p.m.
  • Thurs., February 4, 7:00 p.m.  **** NOTE: Changed from Feb. 8 ****
  • Thurs., Mar. 3, 7:00-8:30 p.m., SWHS, room TBD, Info/Registration NIGHT (for players AND parents)
  • Tue., March 8, 7:00 p.m. **** CANCELLED ****
  • Wed., April 13, 7:00 p.m.
  • Wed., May 18, 7:00 p.m.

 

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St. John's Tournament
Wednesday, January 06, 2016 3:20 PM

5 v. 5 indoor tournament.  Would like to have at least 10 players (open - boys or girls).  Notify John Lazur if you're interested (and mark it in TeamSnap).

  • When:  Feb. 6, 2016, Noon -- Meet:  9:35am at SWHS, Chowen Ave. Parking Lot (near Door 7)
  • Where: St. John's University (Donald McNeely Spectrum #14A on the campus map)

Directions: Take I-94 West about 70 miles to Saint John's University exit #156 (County Road 159).  Turn left on County Road 159. Go approximately 1 1/2 miles to Saint John's University.)

** Liability Waiver (pdf)

See photos...

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Spring Info / Registration Night March 3
Wednesday, January 06, 2016 8:50 AM

For returning, new, or "just interested" players AND parents.  If you're looking for a new sport, check out Ultimate! It's all about the Spirit of the Game, is player-officiated, and uses skills similar to soccer and lacrosse. It's "super fun" and great all-around conditioning. MÜS (say moose), has a girls team and an open team, with passionate coaches for each. Come find out more and register, Thursday, March 3, 7:00pm, SWHS Cafeteria. For more information, contact: MadalynCioci@gmail.com (parent organizer).

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Two Girls' Ultimate Opportunities - TIME SENSITIVE
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 9:55 AM

Two great opportunities for our young women:

1. GUM (Girls Ultimate Movement) Clinic - THIS SATURDAY

Encouraging all girls to attend!  Especially new players! This is a great chance to introduce new players to ultimate. This will be a fundamentals clinic, but it is indoors on full field turf (unheard of!). So all levels welcome to come and get moving and ready for Spring season!

GUM Clinic
When: November 21st  8:00 am- 11:00 am
Who: Girls U19 - All experience levels
Where: 1720 8th St SE Minneapolis, MN 55455 (U of M Student Recreational Sports Dome On U of M Campus)
Why: To work on basic skills and techniques for throwing, catching, cutting, and defense. We really hope to develop young players and introduce those who are brand new to the sport! 
Cost: $5 - We think everyone will be getting  a free GUM disc too!!!!! Waiting on GUM to confirm.
Register at: http://gum.usaultimate.org/event/minneapolis-mn/

2. Women's Indoor Round Robin Hat Tournament Dec 5

Sign up by Nov 20 to ensure it's women-only. (Open spaces after Nov 20 mean it converts to mixed tournament).

What: Women's Indoor Ultimate Frisbee in a 5 team Round Robin tournament.  Ladies, sign up asap to ensure this will be fully filled by women.  Players sign up individually, not as a team. Teams will be formed later. If by November 20 we are not full, we will convert to a mixed tournament and open the remaining spots to men.

When: Saturday December 5, 2015.   Games will start at 8am and end by 2pm.  Each team is guaranteed 4 one hour long games.

Where: Student Recreational Sports Dome at the University of Minnesota (http://goo.gl/maps/ArRLX).  Bring your cleats, this is turf!

Why: WHY NOT? $30 will get you drafted onto a team. You'll be guaranteed at least four hours of play.  The top 4 teams after pool play will get one more playoff game where #1 will play #2 and #3 will play #4 such that 80% of the players will get 5 games/5 hours of play.

Register right now at www.mnultimate.org/register.php if you're interested.  We will draft teams to create as fair and fun of a tournament as possible.

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Watch the National Championship Games
Sunday, October 25, 2015 8:40 PM

You can now watch the 2015 National Championships games which were broadcast on ESPN and are now available on YouTube. If you want to see some really great ultimate, here are the final games:

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Big Ultimate Weekend
Friday, October 23, 2015 7:15 AM

Game on Saturday at Bossen (for those signed up for fall league)...and then Sunday it's the...

MUS Fall Potluck: 4:00 - 6:30pm, Sunday, October 25, 2400 Colfax Ave. S.(Kinneavy/Lee home)

Last name

   A-H - bring salad/side dish
   I-P  -- bring an entree
   Q-Z  -- bring a beverage or dessert 

New and returning players and families are invited to the MUS fall potluck. Hang out with friends, welcome new players, meet some of the coaches, eat good food.  We'll also give a little orientation and answer questions for players and families new to MUS or ultimate.  Bring all your questions and we'll do our best to answer them. 

AND this option: South Squall's annual Halloween-inspired hat tournament. It's a great time to meet players from other schools and get a chance to play along side new friends, AND (most importantly) show them how good your costume skills are.

Here are the details:
When: Sunday, October 25. 9:30 am check in (games start at 10 am)
Where: Bossen Fields
Who: All youth frisbee players looking for a fun playing experience this weekend.
How: There is a $10 player fee, no pre-registration required. Come to Bossen with the attached waiver and your $10 on Sunday.
Remember: Cleats, water, and of course your costume!
There will be prizes for best costumes, along with bagels, candy, and fruit provided.

Questions can be directed to Brigie Donovan: brigied123@gmail.com​

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Spring Planning
Monday, October 12, 2015 7:35 AM

Mark your calendars now so that you're ready for the spring MÜS season:

  • Indoor clinics will be held to recruit new players and get current players geared up for the spring season.  These will be right after school at SWHS (room TBD) on Thursdays, 3:10 - 4:00pm.
     -- Girls clinics: Thurs Feb 11 and 18
     -- Open clinics: Thurs Feb 25 and Mar 3
     
  • Info night for new parents/players, Thursday, March 3, 7:00 p.m., SWHS (room TBD)
     
  • Practices will begin the 2nd or 3rd week of March depending on the weather.  Note that MPS spring break is March 25 - April 1, and the first game of season will likely be this week.
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Fall League Photos
Saturday, October 10, 2015 3:55 PM

View some photos from the fall league games on 10/10/15.

Also... Don't forget about the MUS Fall Potluck:

    4:00 - 6:30pm, Sunday, October 25
    2400 Colfax Ave. S.
    (Kinneavy/Lee home)

New and returning players and families are invited to the MUS fall potluck. Hang out with friends, welcome new players, meet some of the coaches, eat good food.  We'll also give a little orientation and answer questions for players and families new to MUS or ultimate.  Bring all your questions and we'll do our best to answer them. 
Last name

  • A-H - bring salad/side dish, 
  • I-P  -- bring an entree,
  • Q-Z  -- bring a beverage or dessert 
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Fall Potluck and Booster Meeting
Monday, September 28, 2015 6:40 AM

MUS players and families, mark your calendars!

MUS Fall Potluck:
    4:00 - 6:30pm, Sunday, October 25
    2400 Colfax Ave. S.
    (Kinneavy/Lee home)

New and returning players and families are invited to the MUS fall potluck. Hang out with friends, welcome new players, meet some of the coaches, eat good food.  We'll also give a little orientation and answer questions for players and families new to MUS or ultimate.  Bring all your questions and we'll do our best to answer them. 
Last name

  • A-H - bring salad/side dish, 
  • I-P  -- bring an entree,
  • Q-Z  -- bring a beverage or dessert 

MUS Fall Booster Meeting:
    7:30 - 9:00pm, Wednesday, October 7
    2400 Colfax Ave. S.
    (Kinneavy/Lee home)

This meeting is for captains, coaches, and parents who are or want to be involved in our booster group.  Players are encouraged to share their ideas w/ captains or one of the coaches prior to the meeting.

Agenda to include: Check in on fall league, setting dates for spring clinics, planning spring teacher/MUS exhibition game, structuring spring teams, fundraising planning, and more.

TeamSnap Reminder: Players - please accept your invitation to TeamSnap and add your parent so you and your parents get team messages!   

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Fall Updates
Friday, September 25, 2015 9:40 AM
  • MUS POTLUCK - Sunday, Oct 25, 4pm. Details coming through TeamSnap (email kevin@kinneavy.com if you're not connected in TeamSnap yet or if you're having problems). Chance to welcome new and returning players and families!
     
  • Fall League Games - (Saturday) 10am at Bossen. Remember both light and dark jerseys. There may be some consolidation of teams happening.
     
  • Sunday pickup - 3:30 at Linden Hills Park for FAMILIES who want to play for fun... it's a great way for younger kids to get involved... and parents. Some teaching tips by our skilled MÜS players and alum. Join us!
     
  • New players are always welcome at practices - now is a great time to start building skills if you're planning to play in the spring season.  You may also still be able to register for fall league if you wish).  Join us!
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Fall Season
Monday, September 21, 2015 12:20 PM

The fall season is now underway.  New players are always welcome at practices -- now is a great time to start building skills if you're planning to play in the spring season.  You may also still be able to register for fall league if you wish).  Join us!

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Time to Finish Fall Registration
Monday, August 31, 2015 6:40 AM

First game Sept 12 -- in just 2 weeks.  See the Fall Season page for game and practice schedule, locations, etc.

There are 4 steps to Fall registration:

  1. Sign up for the fall high school league ASAP. Link: http://goo.gl/forms/vrxLLWlPVe (This is $15. Fee is waived if your parent volunteers for 2 or more Saturdays.) For coach info on the registration form, put Chris Hickman, chickman22@gmail.com, 651-235-2852.
     
  2. Sign up for USA Ultimate (the national association). If you aren't already a member, you'll be prompted to join while signing up for the high school league. (This costs $31 and is good Jan 1 - Dec 31).
     
  3. Complete the SWHS Ultimate Frisbee Club Registration Form.
     
  4. Complete the combined SWHS Ultimate Frisbee Club and USA Ultimate medical waiver form.

Both MUS and the High School league want a copy of the medical waiver. Give completed SWHS Registration Form and 1 Medical Waiver to any captain at practice, and bring the other medical waiver to the first game. 

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Fall MUS season details - practices & fall registration info
Monday, August 24, 2015 6:10 AM

Hi MUS! After Tuesday's Stadium game, it's time to start practices and sign up for fall league!!  SEE PHOTOS!

  1. First practice is this Wednesday, 8/25.
     
  2. Practice schedule: Tues - Wed - Thur, 4:00 - 5:45 p.m., Martin Luther King Jr Park (40th and Nicollet). These will be mostly captain-led. We know folks may be busy getting school started...attend as you can. See the Fall Season page for details and transportation information.
     
  3. Sign up for Fall League!! This year, we're switching from the TCUL league to the recently formed fall co-ed high school league. Why? We think this it provides better level of play, it takes the pressure off of girls (we don't need to meet a minimum requirement), and we may even get to create 2 teams, so more boys can get more playing time.

    Sign up now at:  http://goo.gl/forms/vrxLLWlPVe

    YOU HAVE TO SIGN YOURSELF UP. It's only $15. Though you sign up individually, they aim to keep MUS players together on a team (or 2). Games will be 10am on Saturdays at Bossen Fields, beginning Sept 12.

    For coach info...put Chris Hickman, chickman22@gmail.com, 651-235-2852

Looking forward to another great year of ultimate.

Questions? Call Madalyn -- 612-508-6489

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MUS vs. SWHS Faculty Game
Friday, August 21, 2015 9:45 AM

Join us on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 4:00 p.m. at the SWHS stadium to watch the MÜS vs. SWHS faculty challenge! More than 15 faculty members will compete against the boys and girls of MÜS. Come see what utimate is all about (recently recognized as an official sport by the International Olympic Committee).  It's FREE, and it'll be FUN! 

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Fall Season
Monday, August 17, 2015 8:20 AM

This year we will be joining the new high school fall league. We will all play together as a co-ed team. Details will be posted as they become available.

If you are interested in joining, please contact a captain and/or just come to a practice!  Everyone is welcome.

  • Practices are Monday-Thursday, 3:45-5:45 at Martin Luther King Park (42nd and Nicollet) starting the first week of school.  
  • Transportation to practices and games are responsibility of individual players (see the fall season page for bus info).
  • Bring: Water, athletic wear, and cleats or shoes to run in.
  • Games will be scheduled Saturday mornings 9/12-11/7/14.
  • Fees: TBD. No jersey required, just a purple and a white shirt.
  • Registration info coming soon...
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Free Clinic and Showcase for Girls
Saturday, August 15, 2015 9:35 AM

We really encourage MUS women to sign up -- and ALL MUSers should invite your female friends to this free clinic and showcase Saturday, August 22! Great opportunity to invite some new potential MUS players to check out ultimate. (Sophia's planning to go.)

Girls’ Ultimate Movement (GUM) at the Pro Flight Finale

What: Skills and leadership clinic followed by watching some of the best women in the nation play!
Who: Girls U19 - All experience levels
Where: National Sports Center - Blaine, MN
When:
Saturday, August 22nd
2:30-5:00 pm: Skills and leadership clinic.
5:30 pm: Showcase game
Cost: FREE

Info and Registration: http://gum.usaultimate.org/event/blaine-mn/
Questions? Contact Sarah Anciaux at skan...@gmail.com
The Girls’ Ultimate Movement (GUM) is a community-wide outreach program designed to increase girls’ participation in the sport of ultimate. Players, coaches, administrators and parents across the US are thrilled to be participating in GUM. As an explosive team sport that emphasizes character and leadership skills, ultimate is the NEXT big sport for girls.

The Girls’ Ultimate Movement focuses on creating opportunities for youth and high school aged girls to participate in sports, lead with their peers, and celebrate the beauty of sport with their opponents. Through the Girls’ Ultimate Movement, USA Ultimate is collaborating with some of the nation’s most passionate and dedicated leaders to generate new and innovative ideas for programming, infrastructure, and policy that will facilitate development of the girls’ division.