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Help Washington Women Ultimate Frisbee be Accessible to All

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We are a college ultimate frisbee program, comprised of a traveling team Element, and a local team Big Bang. We are looking to subsidize the cost of playing to make it accessible for everyone. We are looking to raise $10,000 to cover the costs of:

  • driving to local tournaments (Element drives to 5 tournaments, Big Bang to 4)
  • discs, cones and agility ladders
  • Uniforms
  • Trainers
  • **Any extra money will be put toward subsidizing plane tickets for Element players in need

What We Do

We are a student led ultimate frisbee club at the University of Washington. The game and our team stands on the framework of personal responsibility, cooperation, and self officiation.  

For 8 years in a row Element has competed at the college national championships, winning gold in 2012, and finishing third in 2014. Meanwhile Big Bang has played, practiced, developed, and competed right along side!

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First team meeting: We decided our team values: Pace, Passion, Phamily

Costs Breakdown

As a club we spend a lot of money to play.


 As Element players we spend even more, to buy our own personal plane tickets.

Plane Tickets for Element (Stanford ~$300, Prez Day ~$300, Nationals ~$500: x23 teammates) =$25,300


Washington Women Ultimate Frisbee Objectives:

Grow Community Oriented Players

  • We partner with All Girl Everything Ultimate Program in the fall. This engages middle and high school players with college players, creates connections and hopefully inspires the next generation of college ultimate players!

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  • In early spring we give some high school students the opportunity to go to college for a day! We set up a shadowing program with some of our players, where they high schooler has the opportunity to sit in on classes and join us at practice. 
  • Finally in late spring we host UpDawg is a co-ed youth hat tournament. UpDawg puts a strong emphasis on coming together to celebrate spirited play.


Compete With Teams Around The Nation

We want to be able to play and compete with any team in the nation. And this year we will prove it to you! 

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Partners

We currently are partnered with VCUltimate who provide our swag, Runa Clean Energy who fuels us, and Ren Fitness who makes us strong!

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Our Team:

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We play costumed 3v3 for Halloween. **Can you spot the team of eggplants?

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We practice 3 nights a week, run track once a week, do lifting workouts once a week and throw for one hour every week -- and we love it.

Watch our 2015 Element highlight real. And get pumped for this years!



Please help us by making a donation and sharing us with your network to make ultimate an accessible sport for all students!

Keep up the Pace: 54% Funded in the First Week!

  Published on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 at 06:33 PM (PST)

Thank you for all the amazing support in our first week of fundraising! With your help we have achieved our first goal of being 50% funded in the first week. Our next goal is to be 80% funded by next Monday. If you haven't already, help us share this campaign with your community and through social media.

We are well into training for the season with our morning track pods as we prepare for the President's Day Tournament this weekend in San Diego. Follow us on twitter for live game updates @UWElement

              
                                          Teams that plank together, win together - Track & lifting pods

All gifts made through the platform are tax deductible gifts to the University of Washington, which is a governmental tax-exempt entity. Donations are tax-deductible by donors under IRS cod IRC ยง170.



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Fuel Up

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One Dark and One Light

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Put a girl in a jersey! This year we have a really neat jersey, designed by our very own Grace Noah and printed by VCUltimate! With a gift of this amount we will send you a picture of a player of your choice wearing her gear!

Disco up the Ladder with Cones

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You can help us buy all our discs, cones, and ladders. Help our agility and disc skills this year!

Tourney Time

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Youth Tournament

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Play On

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A gift of this amount allows you to show that you support this project, and have just bought us entry to every tournament of the year! With a donation of this amount, we will thank you on Twitter at every tournament and each month on our monthly newsletter!