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What is Ultimate Frisbee?

Ultimate Frisbee is a self-refereed non-contact team sport and one of the fastest growing sports in the UK. It is played both indoors and outdoors (grass and beach) making it perfect all year-round! There are 3 divisions: Open (Men's), Women's and mixed. If you've never heard of Ultimate Frisbee, check out this introductory video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEKnqFBajiI&t=8s.

 

Who are the Jesters?

Leicester 'Jesters' is the name of the Ultimate Frisbee team here at the University of Leicester. The Jesters strive for a fun and inclusive environment for all in anything that we do; including at our socials, training sessions and tournaments. We;

- Regularly attend both fun and competitive tournaments all throughout the year, and even host our own every summer here in Leicester!

- Focus on 'the spirit of the game'. - Have access to GB-level coaches.

- Have a strong emphasis on the performance and the development of our players, whilst having fun!

(To see what we're about and to meet some of our members, check out this video we made for the Student's Union awards!: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1W2LvtcRaAI0qmLEqfsTkzNcdgxgV5_wI/view?fbclid=IwAR36Gas1YX1NWu6IWUv9f-C5HsORdKuJccIN_vBzDFz7OjLLpRPXTCIp4cw).

 

Notable achievements

Open/Men’s BUCS league winners 2019/2020 (promoted to league 1).

Mixed Midlands league winners 2019/2020.

Finalist for the Student Union’s ‘Sport and Team Leicester Student Group of the Year’ 2019/2020.

Women's indoor nationals 21/22

Open/Mens outdoor nationals 21/22

 

 

Training Times 

TO BE DECIDED SOON!

 

Committee Members

Club Captain – Jacob Peace

Secretary – Haroon Aziz

Treasurer – Timothy Lo

Wellbeing Officer – Rania Khan

Tournament Director – Jack Dudman

Media Director – Luke Barnes

Men's Captain – ???

Women's Captain – ???

 

FAQ

Q: I’ve never played Frisbee before, is that a problem?

              A: Not at all, the majority of people pick up Frisbee while at uni so everyone is learning at the same time.

 

Q: How often are games?

              A: We play BUCS games every Wednesday afternoon, either at home in Oadby or away with travel provided. There are also regular tournament weekends, where we go away for a weekend to play multiple games; these are either BUCS tournaments or fun ones!

 

Q: What costs are associated with Ultimate Frisbee?

              A: Team membership: £25

                   Team Leicester membership: £100 or Gold gym membership: £150

                   Other costs: travel to tournaments & entry fee - £10-20 per tournament  

 

Q: What do I need to bring to trainings?

              A: Please turn up in sports attire and trainers. Bring a bottle of water as well. For outdoor trainings, footballs boots are useful but not essential.

Q: How do I join? 

              A: Come down to any of our trainings to give it a go! Membership can be bought from https://le.ac.uk/sports/membership

Look forward to welcoming you at trainings!

Jestival
20th August 9am - 21st August 6pm
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Listen up Jesters! Jestival is back and better than ever! Jestival is our very own home tournament that we host in the summer, it is a loose mixed fun outdoor tournament. We're looking to take a huge team of as many Jesters as possible!
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