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.

20apr10:00 am- 12:00 pmMadison, WIClinic10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST UBAY Fields, 1500 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53705

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Who: High School and Middle School Aged Girls
Cost: Free! Register online or on-site.
Bring a friend new to the sport and receive an awesome Spin Ultimate Layout Like a Girl dri-fit shirt!
Wisconsin 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 and meet new friends. Bring a friend and join in the fun!

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Location

UBAY Fields

1500 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53705

Organizer

Fran Kelleywisconsinultimate@gmail.com

25apr - 6junapr 253:30 pmjun 6Warren, NJClinic Series3:30 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

27apr10:00 am- 12:00 pmPortland, MEClinic10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST Wainwright Sports Complex, 125 Gary L Maietta Way, South Portland, ME 04106

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Event Details

Who: Middle School Aged Girls
Cost: Free! Register online or on-site.
Attendees receive a free headband. Supplies are limited, so show up early!
Maine 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. try it out or meet new friends. Bring a friend and join in the fun!

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Location

Wainwright Sports Complex

125 Gary L Maietta Way, South Portland, ME 04106

Organizer

Kate Pattersonsoc_me@usaultimate.org

27apr11:00 am- 1:00 pmNewton, MAClinic11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST Cabot Park, Newton, MA

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Who: Girls 18 and under
Cost: Free! Register online or on-site.
Boston Brute Squad, winner of two USA Ultimate National Titles and GUM Ambassador Team, 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. You’ll get the chance to meet and learn from the top female ultimate players in the country.
Bring a friend new to the sport, you receive a free Layout Like a Girl jersey from Spin Ultimate, and they receive a disc.

Time

(Saturday) 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST

Location

Cabot Park

Newton, MA

Organizer

Aly Steinfeldalheath8@gmail.com

27apr7:00 pm- 8:30 pmColumbus, OHClinic7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST Sycamore Fields Area, 30566 Spangler Rd., Columbus, OH 43207

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Who: High School aged girls
Cost: Free! Register online or on-site.
There’s another clinic on March 30. Come to one or both, whichever works best for you! Register here.
 Attendees receive a free headband. Supplies are limited, so show up early!
Columbus Ultimate Disc Association (CUDA) 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

(Saturday) 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST

Location

Sycamore Fields Area

30566 Spangler Rd., Columbus, OH 43207

Organizer

Lindsey Billingsleylbillydesigns@gmail.com

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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Which team/community are you representing? (required)

City/State? (required)

Dates: (required)

Clinic Time: (required)

Clinic Location: (address) (required)

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What type of event do you plan to run? (required)
(Girls clinic, 3v3 tournament, throwing clinic, etc.)

Roughly how many girls do you expect to attend your event? (required)

Is there a connected playing opportunity? If so, what is it? (required)

Are you interested in applying for a GUM Kit? (required)
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Have you previously received a GUM Kit? (required)
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Are you interested in applying for funding? (required)
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Do you agree to abide by the USA Ultimate GUM Clinic and League Organizer Responsibilities? (See organizer responsibilities explained here.) (required)
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Any other comments or awesome ideas for us?