5 Reasons Your Kid Should Play Ultimate

Your kid loves sports, but what sport to play? It may be Ultimate Frisbee and here’s five reasons why! 1. Ultimate is more than just another team sport Just like basketball, soccer or volleyball, Ultimate is a team sport that will teach your child the valuable life lessons of hard work and being a team…

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Invest in the Ultimate Community

You can help make CR Ultimate bigger and stronger!  In order to grow the Ultimate community, we rely on the generosity of people like you to support our mission with donations of all sizes. During our October Fund Drive, starting October 16, community members will have the opportunity to invest in the future of the…

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2017 Fall Hat Tourney Recap

  This year’s Fall Hat Tournament wasn’t quite our biggest but it may have been our funnest! With around 45 participants this year (including 27 pre-registers who all got free koozies!) we had 4 or 5 subs for each team, which goes a long way on a surprisingly warm, late September day. This, along with…

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Spring 2017 Board Meeting

The team has been assembled! On Monday, March 13 Cedar Rapids Ultimate held its first board meeting of 2017 and we now have a record-setting six board members. I’d like to offer quick congratulations and welcome aboard to our 2017 Board: Eric Hart: President Austen Bruns: Vice President Chris Ryan: Treasurer Janessa Weightman: Secretary Gabe…

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Share Your Talents with CRU

Yes, your beautiful hucks and huge skys are a great way to promote the sport of Ultimate but there’s a lot of other ways to spread the word and you may have the off-field skills to help us! We know you’ve got amazing skills and experiences that you’ve gained off the Ultimate field that can be…

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October Fundraising Challenge

This month, we’re asking the Ultimate community (yes, that includes you!) to help us raise $2,000 to fund the upcoming year of our programming. The growth and development of Ultimate in Cedar Rapids is counting on you! Cedar Rapids Ultimate is a non-profit organization and every year, the funds that make our programming possible are provided…

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Public Forum Recap

 C.R.U. held our first ever Public Forum on Wednesday, April 27,  2016. The goal was to share our accomplishments, make our  finances transparent and have an open discussion with the  community. Within this post you will find the slides that were presented at the  meeting along with the information that was discussed. Enjoy!   SLIDE 1: WHO WE ARE Cedar…

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The Importance of Tiers in our Ultimate Community

The cities with the greatest Ultimate communities pride themselves on having highly-competitive club teams across multiple divisions AND having a large number of opportunities to welcome new players. Cedar Rapids Ultimate is dedicated to the growth and promotion of the sport of ultimate locally and that means supporting Ultimate, not only at the highest levels,…

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An Appeal to Our Supporters

Recently, Cedar Rapids Ultimate set a goal of raising $3000 by May 22, 2015. $3000 would cover expenses for roughly two years of programmatic activities. Below, is the request letter we are sending to potential donors and past donors. Please copy and print this letter if you know anyone who would be interested in supporting…

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2015 Preview

2014 was kind of a big deal. Cedar Rapids Ultimate increased the number of games played in town, taught Ultimate to area children, and became a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We accomplished a lot but we’ve got our eyes set on 2015 and want it to be bigger and better. How are we going to accomplish…

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