Monthly Archives: April 2019

Meet the women leading EBUC

April 30th, 2019|

Ultimate on the beach is a bit different to ultimate on grass. Even at top-level tournaments such as Europeans, there’s something more relaxed, more open and more congenial about playing on the beach – even if the competition is just as fierce. It isn’t just the atmosphere that sets beach apart, though. Beach organisers have [...]

Minor updates to schedule

April 28th, 2019|

After the initial release on April 26,  few minor errors were found in the schedule, and corrected on April 28: On Tuesday, the second round Mixed games at 14:20 were the same as at 17:50. The games at 14:20 have been updated to show the correct round On Thursday at 10:50, Field 4 is "MMIX [...]

Currier Island – A Geographical Mystery Making Ultimate History

April 18th, 2019|

In January 2004, in the midst of organizing the first World Championships of Beach Ultimate in Portugal, Patrick van der Valk, BULA President, received a letter from Minh Le and Ivan Cestero asking to compete, representing a nation called Currier Island. Patrick was initially fooled by the legitimate looking letter from Currier Island’s ‘foreign secretary’ [...]

Let’s have a responsible EBUC2019!

April 12th, 2019|

From the very beginning, even before starting to write up the bid to host EBUC, the Portuguese Flying Disc Association (APUDD) and the Tournament Organizing Committee were conscious of the importance of a socially and environmentally responsible event. Throughout this last year, while organizing with the WFDF, BULA, and the local entities, we have all [...]

Pools and format for EBUC 2019 announced

April 5th, 2019|

With only 30 days to go until the start of the European Beach Ultimate Championships in Portimão, the format for the tournament has been announced. The schedule will follow soon, but for the first time we have an idea of how the tournament will work. Let’s go through each division and take a look at [...]