World Clubs and the 2018 season

Kaos Ultimate are pleased to announce the opening of expressions of interest for all women who would like to play with us at World Clubs and the 2018 nationals season. Expressions of interest will close on 27th August 2017.

We will be offering an extensive training program for players of all levels including specialised fitness, strength and conditioning designed just for our ultimate players and skills development at all levels. We would love to hear from everyone who is interested to improve their fitness and ultimate as we will be offering squad training and events outside of the WUCC selection.

Squad Training
From the EOIs received a squad will be invited to participate in our extended training program beginning on the 5th of September. These trainings will be a mixture of skills development and fitness building delivered by our team of experienced coaches. This is an excellent opportunity to work on your individual goals, regardless of your intention to play WUCC or Nationals with Kaos. Squad training is compulsory for any players intending to play WUCC.

Selections
Selection events for the WUCC team will be held on the 12th and 15th of October. This team will also be the Kaos division 1 team for nationals in 2018.
Selection events for the Kaos division 2 team will be held in November.
Detailed selection criteria will be released closer to the dates.

Season Plan
The WUCC season encompasses the usual AUC season, it will run from 5th September until WUCC in July 2018. Training will be held weekly on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings. A preliminary season schedule is as follows:
– Squad Training 5th September to 12th October
– WUCC selection events 12th and 15th October
– WUCC team announced 18th October
– Squad Training 19th October to mid November
– AUC division 2 selection events and team announced mid November
– Regular AUC training mid November – end April
– WUCC qualifying tournament 2-3rd December (in Melbourne)
– Western regionals in February
– Kaos invitational tournament in March
– AUC division 1 and 2 tournaments in April (TBA and Gold Coast)
– WUCC team training April to July
– WUCC pre-tour ~9th to 13th July
– WUCC 14th to 21st July

Cost Estimate
Rough cost breakdown of the entire season:
– EOI fee: $175 for players trying out for WUCC, $75 for players not trying out for WUCC.     (players unsuccessful in selections for WUCC will be refunded $100).
– Nationals season: $600, plus flights
– WUCC qualifying tournament: $250, plus cost shared flights
– WUCC extended training, pre-tour and tournament: $1600, plus flights

Total: $2625, plus flights
Exact costs of each item my change. All costs have the potential to be reduced through fundraising.

Sign Up
So if you are keen to be a part of our biggest and best season yet please fill out the expression of interest form by clicking the link below before 27th August. Whether you aspire to improve your disc skills, fitness or to compete at the highest club level the sport has to offer we’d love to hear from you! If you have concerns about the time or financial commitment please contact club president, Ebony Taylor or club treasurer, Sarah Brereton at kaosultimateclub@gmail.com. New or returning club members are always welcome.


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