Toronto, February 1, 2012 – The Toronto Ultimate Club (TUC) is pleased to announce that it will host the World Flying Disc Federation's Under-23 Ultimate Championships in 2013. This prestigious Ultimate Frisbee event will be held at York University from July 22 - 28, 2013.
WU23 2013 will welcome 40+ teams from over 20 nations in 3 divisions of competition: Open, Women's, and Mixed. At the first ever WU23 championships in 2010 Team Canada took home Gold in the Men's Division and 4th place in the Women's Division. WU23 will be hosted every 3-4 years and serves to compliment the World Junior Ultimate Championships (Dublin, Ireland 2012), World Ultimate Championships (Sakai, Japan 2012), World Ultimate Club Championships (2014), and World Beach Ultimate Championships (2015).
“Ultimate Canada is thrilled to have the World Under-23 Championships in our backyard and we look forward to the challenge of competing against the world’s best teams,”
-Danny Saunders, Executive Director of Ultimate Canada
Canada’s U23 National teams will be comprised of elite players from across the nation. “Ultimate Canada is thrilled to have the World Under-23 Championships in our backyard and we look forward to the challenge of competing against the world’s best teams,” said Danny Saunders, Executive Director of Ultimate Canada. “We anticipate that the TUC will deliver a premier sporting event that all participants will enjoy and that will be very exciting for spectators and supporters alike.”
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FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
JASON ROBINSON, GENERAL MANAGER
TORONTO ULTIMATE CLUB