GIRLS’ ULTIMATE MOVEMENT

What's GUM?

The Girls’ Ultimate Movement (GUM) is a community-wide outreach program designed to increase girls’ participation in the sport of ultimate. Players, coaches, administrators and parents across the US are thrilled to be participating in GUM. As an explosive team sport that emphasizes character and leadership skills, ultimate is the NEXT big sport for girls.

25apr - 6junapr 253:30 pmjun 6Warren, NJClinic Series(april 25) 3:30 pm - (june 6) 5:00 pm EST

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Who: Middle school aged girls
Cost: Free! Register online or on-site.
When: Thursdays in April, May and June
April 25-June 6
3:30-5:00 pm
WHRHS is hosting a Girls’ Ultimate Movement (GUM) clinic. No previous ultimate or disc throwing experience necessary. This a a great way to improve your skills for the high school season and meet new friends. Bring a friend and join in the fun!

Time

April 25 (Thursday) 3:30 pm - June 6 (Thursday) 5:00 pm

Organizer

Kenny Karnaskennykarnas@gmail.com

4may5:00 pm- 6:30 pmBrooklyn, NYClinic5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST Poly Prep School, 9216 Seventh Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11228

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Who: Middle School and High School Aged Girls
Cost: Free! Register online or on-site.
Join New York Gridlock Ultimate and the Premier Ultimate League for an evening of free ultimate! Come learn to play ultimate or refined your skills. Meet PUL players and stay for the game.
Do you play ultimate like a girl? Do you want to watch and cheer for ultimate like a girl? New York Gridlock Ultimate (NYGL) is hosting a Girls’ Ultimate Movement clinic. No previous ultimate or disc throwing experience necessary. This is a great way to improve your skills, try out ultimate or even meet new friends. Bring a friend and join in the fun!
After the clinic, stay and root for your home team, New York Gridlock Ultimate, as they take on the Columbus Pride and grow your girl-powered game too! Entrance to the game is free for all!
GUM participants will have a chance to meet and greet with Premier Ultimate League players and coaches and participate in a half-time presentation.
Attendees receive a free disc or headband. Supplies are limited, so show up early.
All ultimate, all fun, all free!

Time

(Saturday) 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST

Location

Poly Prep School

9216 Seventh Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11228

Organizer

Lauren Doyle ldoyle23@gmail.com

11may12:00 pm- 3:00 pmTowson, MDClinic12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST Notre Dame Preparatory School, 815 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286

Event Details

Notre Dame Preparatory School is hosting a Girls’ Ultimate Movement (GUM) clinic. No previous ultimate or disc throwing experience necessary. This a a great way to try out ultimate.
Who: Girls 10-18
Cost: Free! Register online or on-site.

Time

(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Location

Notre Dame Preparatory School

815 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286

Organizer

Rusty Kahl kahlw@notredameprep.com

18may12:00 pm- 3:00 pmOak Park, ILClinic12:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST OPRF South Field, SW corner of Lake Street and Scoville Avenue in Oak Park, IL

Event Details

OPRF Youth Ultimate is hosting a Girls’ Ultimate Movement (GUM) clinic. No previous ultimate or disc throwing experience necessary. This a a great way to improve your skills or try out ultimate.
Who: Girls 9-18
Cost: Free! Register online or on-site.

Time

(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST

Location

OPRF South Field

SW corner of Lake Street and Scoville Avenue in Oak Park, IL

WEAR GUM GEAR!

Show your love for the Girls’ Ultimate Movement!

We’re excited to have Spin Ultimate as the official merchandiser of the Girls’ Ultimate Movement! When you purchase GUM gear, the proceeds support future GUM clinics and programming across the country and in your local community.

These awesome GUM headbands have been spotted around the world.  Post photos wearing your GUM gear to show your support for girls’ ultimate!

#gumaroundtheworld
#inittogether

Buy GUM Gear!

GET Involved!

Run a Girls’ Clinic or League!

Get your team or community involved in the Girls’ Ultimate Movement! Follow these easy steps to run a local GUM clinic or league.

1) SIGN UP

Use this easy sign up form and then USA Ultimate will follow up with you to make sure you have all the support that you need.

2) ORGANIZER RESPONSIBILITIES

Find out everything USA Ultimate provides for your clinic or league and follow along with the checklist, designed to make running your event as easy as possible.

Could you use funding and equipment support for your clinic or league to help grow your girls’ ultimate scene? Contact USA Ultimate Coordinator of Youth & Education Programs Sarah Powers.

3) CHECK OUT THE GUM CLINIC PLAN

The plan is a guideline for a two-hour clinic that can be adapted to work well for girls of all ages and playing experiences. Feel free to dream big and design your own clinic! Here are some other GUM clinic ideas:

  • 3 v 3 tournament
  • Throwing clinic
  • Strength and conditioning clinic

4) PROMOTE IN YOUR COMMUNITY

We’ll send you stickers and handouts and advertise on our social media channels, but here are some other ways we’d encourage you to get the word out:

  • Contact your local disc association
  • Create a Facebook Event
  • Use your team’s social media circuits to advertise
  • Reach out to local Youth Serving Organizations (YSOs)

5) RUN YOUR CLINIC!

And don’t forget to take pictures and tell us how awesome it was!

#playlikeagirl

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