Spring Middle School League

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2018 Spring Middle School League

This fun, volunteer-run instructional league includes both new and more experienced players from across Atlanta. The format combines drills and instruction with team scrimmages, culminating in an end-of-league tourney (weather permitting).

 

 


League Details

The league is comprised of three groups:

  • Open: Boys and Girls, Grades 6-8
  • Girls Only: Grades 5-6
  • Girls Only: Grades 7-8

When: Sundays 1:30-3:30pm

  • Feb 4, 11, 25
  • Mar 4, 11, 18
  • Mar 25 (Rain make up only)

Where: Depending on # of signups you will be placed at one of the following locations each week: 

  • Historic Old Fourth Ward Park (830 Willoughby Way, Atlanta 30312) next to the skate park, and
  • Candler Park (585 Candler Park Drive, Atlanta 30307)

If you haven’t already, sign up for Juniors Email Announcements HERE.


Registration and Cost

Registration is open in December and January  HERE

  • Dec 9-31 Early Enrollment. $65 and a free disc. Secure a spot, and help us plan better.
  • Jan 1-14 Regular Enrollment. $65
  • Jan 15-27 Late Enrollment. $75

Financial Aid is available. Please contact AFDC Juniors Director to apply on your own or on a player’s behalf. Don’t let the fees keep you or your friends from playing!!

This league is sanctioned by USA Ultimate (USAU). As part of enrollment, participants receive a USAU affiliate membership good through 12/31/2018.


Volunteers Needed

Parents, we can’t make this league happen without volunteers. We can use your help in a big way or a small one, depending on how you want to help. We need people to check the fields for rain, help register and chaperone players, and bring water. We also always can use more volunteers to Lead Coach, Co-Coach and Support Coach as we have coaches assigned to each team. Please sign up in Blue Sombrero when you enroll your player, or contact Rachel Scales at rascales@icloud.com.

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FAQs

Who will be leading the teams? We have recruited volunteer coaches from all around the Atlanta ultimate community. Coaches come from a variety of different backgrounds involving ultimate but all are ready and enthusiastic to be leading teams this upcoming league. We seek to keep the same coaches with the same teams for the length of the league.

I already play soccer/water-polo/volleyball & can’t make most days; can I still sign up?  Yes! You do NOT have to make every single day, but you will be assigned to one team for the entire season.

What are the skill levels of the players?  We have players who have never played before, and we have players who have played on school teams and attended multiple camps. You’ll be asked about your experience at sign up, and we mix up the teams to keep them relatively equal. Also, the drills and instruction you get will be varied according to your experience.

Can I sign up with a friend?  Absolutely! We can’t promise you’ll be on the same team, but as long as both players name each other, we do our best to keep you together.

Other Questions?  Contact Rachel Scales at rascales@icloud.com.


The Crew from Yesteryear….

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Carrie with Chain Lightning coaches

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AWU coaches

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Kids with the Atlanta Hustle

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