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  • We are excited to be bringing (5) Youth & Junior Ultimate recreation programs to Domes this winter! All Youth & Junior recreation programs will operate in centrally-located facilities and will run between 10-12 weeks long, starting in either November or December. For those looking for more advanced/competitive-based options, the OCUA Development program will begin in January with details to come in December, so stay tuned!
  • We are pleased to continue to offer 6 NIGHTS of Adult Ultimate during the winter months. Winter Ultimate is a very popular season amongst our OCUA members and we look forward to another exciting and memorable winter season. 
  • OCUA is excited to announce we have been awarded the 2024 Canadian Ultimate Championships hosting rights by Ultimate Canada. Set to take place August 11-18, 2024, the national event will take to the capital for (8) days of thrilling Ultimate action. Got skills? We have positions for volunteers who can help make our event another great success.
  • Ottawa's Junior Competitive Ultimate Program (OJCUP for short), recently competed at the 2023 Junior Canadian Ultimate Championships in Surrey, BC and in just (3) short days showed the rest of Canada what Ottawa Ultimate is all about! 
  • It's back-to-back titles for the Nepean High School Knights when they captured gold medal at the 2023 High School Cup on June 2 at Ben Franklin Park. Fifteen teams from eleven schools from across the city competed for the High School crown. On the Middle School side, ESC Garneau Gaulois A took home the gold amongst the 15 competing teams. Special shoutout goes to Summerside P.S. who entered FIVE teams - a turnout like no other!! 
  • As you may have seen, there is an air quality warning in place for Ottawa.  For the safety of members, OCUA will be implementing the Ultimate Canada Air Quality Policy for all leagues and programs.

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Nominations 2024

The Ottawa-Carleton Ultimate Association (OCUA) Board of Directors is seeking qualified volunteers to fill three vacancies for a term of two years of service. Directorships will begin the day after the Annual General Meeting, Tuesday April 30, 2024.
 
The Board of Directors provides strategic leadership, governance, establishes policy, oversees the operations and financial performance of OCUA. Serving on the Board of Directors will provide you with an opportunity to meaningfully contribute to OCUA and its mission. If you are interested in standing for the OCUA Board of Directions please review the NOMINATIONS INFORMATION PACKAGE.
 
The Nominations Committee is particularly interested in candidates with knowledge / expertise in one or more of the following areas:
  • Strategy and Long Term Planning
  • Legal, Governance, Policy
  • Zoning, Property Management
  • Communications
  • Risk Management
  • Human Resources
  • Grants, strategic partnerships

A few of the important dates are:

OCUA is strongly committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion within the community. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, especially those who would contribute to the further diversification of the Board. We encourage candidates to voluntarily indicate if they are a member of an equity deserving group (for example, women, members of the LGBTQ2+ communities, Indigenous Peoples, members of a visible or racial minority group, or persons with disability).

For more information about the role and nomination process, please review the following documentation:

Please reach out to the Nominations Committee at nominations@ocua.ca if you have any questions.

Nominations Committee


Candidates Nominated by the Nominations Committee

Candidates nominated by the nominations committee will be designated “Nominated by the Nominations Committee" in the Association's published election material. The nominations committee finalized its nominations on March 15, 2024, no later than 45 days before the date of the Annual General Meeting.

The 2024 Candidates Nominated by the Nominations Committee are:

  • Leona Campbell
  • Kelly Fulton
  • Yang Xu

Nominations from the Membership

The Nominations from the Membership period is closed. Nominations from the Membership can be submitted online until Sunday March 31, 2024 by obtaining signatures* of 25 Members of the Associations supporting your candidacy and completing the nomination form.

*Full names and e-mail addresses will be accepted in lieu of physical signatures. The Nominations Committee may contact your sponsors to validate the nomination. For more information, please contact nominations@ocua.ca.

 

Drop-in Ultimate & Drills

  • Who can participate? Female-matching players aged 16 and up!
  • Hosted by: Oz, a competitive women’s Ultimate team!
  • When: Monday evenings 9-11pm (runs until March 4th)
  • Fees: $30 drop-in fees/night
  • Where: Algonquin College Dome
  • Organizers: Oz Competitive Team invited you to these indoor winter sessions
  • Information: Come and learn new skills, meet new people and have fun! Coach Ken Alexander will work with you individually to help you improve on current skills and develop new ones.

Questions? Reach out to Reegan Belanger - Captain of Oz at the following email: ozultimatew@gmail.com

or REGISTER HERE

https://www.instagram.com/oz.ultimate

Ottawa to host Ontario 4v4 Provincial Championships!

We're excited to announce Ottawa is hosting the Ontario 4v4 Provincial Championships March 9-10, 2024 at Ben Franklin Dome!

Mark your calendars! Get your teammates together and REGISTER TODAY!!