Fall Bid 2016!!
Please join us for Fall Bid, DiscNW's sixth annual auction and dinner to benefit the Youth Development Fund.
DiscNW's Youth Development Fund (YDF) finances youth activities and initiatives designed to promote the sport of Ultimate and support the participation of underserved populations in the sport. Examples include free or inexpensive youth Ultimate camps, financial aid for DiscNW youth events, grants for new youth groups, disc donations, and more.
Saturday, November 12, 2016
6:00pm Silent Auction, Drinks and Appetizers
$85 per person if you register by 10/29/16.
Table Captain, Table Sponsor, and Auction Sponsor opportunities are also available.
If you cannot attend but wish to support the Youth Development Fund, you may send a direct donation. Please make checks payable to DiscNW, write “Youth Development Fund” in the memo line, and mail to DiscNW at PO Box 85112, Seattle, WA 98145. You may also donate to the YDF on-line by using the following button:
To register, guests must create a DiscNW user profile. Users may register multiple guests from their own profile. For example, a regular DiscNW player may register a non-Ultimate-playing spouse without that spouse having to create a separate user profile.
Guests must be at least 21 years of age, but we welcome younger persons to volunteer. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
- $85 if you register by Saturday, October 28th
- $95 if you register by Friday, November 11th
- $100 if you register day-of, Saturday, November 12th
If you register after Friday, November 11th, please contact email@example.com directly.
Fall Hat Tournaments
Registration is now open for our fall hat tournaments. These are all one-day events for players aged 18+.
Turkey Bowl is a Thanksgiving tradition in Seattle. In addition to playing some Ultimate, the tradition at TurkeyBowl is to chow down on a scrumptious turkey & fixins lunch. Volunteering to bring food for the dinner secures you a space for this coed tournament which fills up every year!
Turkey Bowl takes place on Saturday, November 19 at Magnuson Park.
Chick Flick celebrates its 16th anniversary this December. Renowned for Spirit of the Game, the Chick Flick is for women of all ability levels. It is a chance to play with women with various levels of experience, to improve skills in a tournament setting, and to get to know more of the women in our Northwest Ultimate community. Warm beverages, soup, fruit and snacks will be available.
Chick Flick is scheduled for Saturday, December 3 at Magnuson Park.
Dangle Wrangle is a men's tournament for fellas of all ability levels. As is the tradition, the mandatory spike rule will be in effect again this year.
Dangle Wrangle is scheduled for Saturday, December 3 at Magnuson Park, the same time and place as Chick Flick. And warm beverages, soup, fruit and snacks will be available for players in both tournaments.
Portland Ultimate is looking for an Executive Director
Portland Ultimate is on the cusp of transforming from a grassroots organization into a large, professional non-profit and is seeking an energetic leader to manage and direct that growth. Additionally, the Executive Director will promote our leagues and tournaments, advocate for more and better sports fields, and provide an interface between the Ultimate community and the public. This position has a flexible schedule and the right candidate will relish the position’s freedom to promote change and propel the organization forward.
To learn more, please visit the Executive Director job listing or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for a Grant Writer!
DiscNW is looking to hire a qualified individual in our community to help us write a Letter of Intent for a Core Support Grant from the Satterberg Foundation. If you have grant writing experience and are interested in helping us, please contact Kate Speck at email@example.com with your ideas of why you think DiscNW would be a good candidate for this grant and a copy of an LOI you have written in previously.
Fall Public Middle School League Coordinator Needed
Fall Public Middle School League coordinators collaborate with the DiscNW Youth Director and Seattle public schools to organize, administrate and deliver the fall middle school season. Duties include helping develop the season schedule, orchestrate the coaches meeting, field set up and take-down, ensure games start and end on time, help resolve rule disputes between coaches, establish safe and spirited sidelines and organize the playoff tournament. The Fall League Coordinator will represent DiscNW and SPS at the event with courtesy and professionalism.
Experience & Qualifications
- At least 3 years of playing ultimate
- Prefer some youth coaching experience
- Must be 21 years or older
- Must complete background check and other trainings with Seattle Public Schools/Athletic Department
- Current Red Cross adult and pediatric CPR/AED Certification
- Strong communication skills to confidently explain information and converse with parents, players and coaches
- Organizational skills
Working Conditions and Hours:
- Out of doors at fields 8-5 on Saturdays 9/24-11/19
- Attendance at coaches meeting
- 2-3 2 hour organizational meetings per season with meals provided by DiscNW
- Minimal amount of being “on-call
- $1,285 for the season