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2018 TUA Annual General Meeting

The Tasmanian Ultimate Association AGM has been officially scheduled for Monday 26 March 2018. The meeting will be held at Rugby Park at 7pm, after the end of beginner league. Intermediate league will start later at 7.30. All members of the Tasmanian ultimate community are invited and encouraged to come along to the AGM. It’s not a big time commitment – it usually takes only 15 or 20 minutes.

The officer positions (President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary) are open for election at the AGM, with our President and Secretary leaving their roles this year. There is also space for at least four more general committee members (we can have up to 10). The TUA only runs with the support of its community, so if you enjoy playing, coaching, or supporting Ultimate in Tasmania, please consider becoming a committee member! Meetings are monthly and friendly.

If you wish to nominate yourself for an officer position before the meeting, you need to let the public officer of the association (me!) know formally in writing at least 10 days in advance of the AGM (i.e., nominations must be received by 7pm on 16 March). Email/SMS/instant messenger notification is an acceptable form of writing. If only one nomination for a position is received, the nominated person is elected without a vote. If no nominations are received, nominations can be taken from the floor during the AGM.

The TUA is run by volunteers who contribute their time to make sure that the association is able to facilitate and promote the sport of Ultimate in Tasmania. According to the TUA Constitution, the AGM is to be held within 3 months of the end of the association’s financial year, to: receive reports about the transactions and finances over the previous year, appoint an auditor for the coming year, elect officers and general committee members of the association, and determine their remuneration (none, except pizza).

The current officers, membership of the committee, and minutes of previous meetings (including last year’s AGM) are available online at http://www.tasultimate.com/about/tua-committee/

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2017 TUA Annual General Meeting

The Tasmanian Ultimate Association AGM has been scheduled for 20 March 2017. The meeting will be held at the location of the summer social league fields (Rugby Park at Selfs Point, North Hobart – just north of Cornelian Bay) at 6:50 pm, immediately after the finish of the round of beginner division games and before the start of intermediate division games. All members of the Tasmanian ultimate community are encouraged to come along to the AGM. The meeting is expected to take approximately 15-20 minutes.

The TUA is run by volunteers who contribute their time to make sure that the association is able to facilitate and promote the sport of Ultimate in Tasmania. According to the TUA Constitution, the AGM is to be held within 3 months of the end of the association’s financial year, to: receive reports about the transactions and finances over the previous year, appoint an auditor for the coming year, elect officers and general committee members of the association, and determine their remuneration.

The officer positions (President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary) are open for election at the AGM.  If you wish to nominate yourself for an officer position before the meeting, you need to let the public officer of the association (Andy Cole, aacole42@nullgmail.com) know formally in writing at least 10 days in advance of the AGM:  nominations must be received by 7 pm on 10 March. Email/SMS/instant messenger notification is an acceptable form of writing. If only one nomination for a position is received, the nominated person is elected without a vote. If zero nominations for a position are received, then nominations can be taken from the floor during the AGM.

Up to 10 general committee members may also be elected at the AGM. If you enjoy playing, coaching, or supporting Ultimate in Tasmania and have ideas about how to organise and grow the sport, please consider becoming a committee member!  Meetings are monthly and friendly.

The TUA only runs with the support of the player community, their friends and family, so we strongly encourage anyone with an interest in governance of the association to talk to current or past committee members about nominating for an officer or general position. Serving on the committee is a great chance to help keep ultimate strong and vibrant in Tasmania, and to contribute your voice to helping shape the present and future of ultimate in the state.

The current officers, membership of the committee, and minutes of previous meetings (including last year’s AGM) are available online at http://www.tasultimate.com/about/tua-committee/

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Registration for Spring Social

Hi all,

The registration for the spring social league is now open at http://afda.com/e/hobart-spring-social-league-2016.

Spring League will run on Monday nights at Rugby Park from 24th of October to 12th of December . There will be two divisions, Beginner and Intermediate, with games scheduled between 6:00 and 8:30pm (Beginner 6pm – 6:50pm, Intermediate 7pm – 8:20pm)

Games will commence on Monday the 24th October.

Beginner division suits brand new and less experienced players. This is a fun division where you can learn the rules of the game and enjoy a more relaxed introduction to the sport.

Intermediate division promises some faster-paced action and suits players who have played one or two leagues. This will be a great opportunity to develop your game in a fun and friendly environment.

Fees per division:
One division (Beginner or Intermediate) $60
Both divisions $110

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TUA Awards

The TUA will be running the presentation of the Annual Awards in the near future. We would really like your input into the awards to make this something that truly comes from the community. We have modified the form to make it even easier to submit your nominations.

It is quick and easy to fill in and helps us recognise those that are deserving. The form can be found at https://goo.gl/forms/UQQfX9ZPi5F0Sxuv1

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Upcoming Events!!

Hi All,

I would just like to remind everyone that we have a number of events coming up.

TwoHat XVIII is on the 8th and 9th of October. TwoHat is a fun two day tournament that is now in it’s 18th year. Sign up for a great time (and get free lunches and a cool tournament shirt to keep). If you are coming down to join us and are looking for a place to stay, let us know and we will try to find you a billet. Details and registration at http://afda.com/e/twohat-xviii

The Annual Dinner is on the 8th of October. Each year the TUA hosts an annual dinner to thank volunteers, players and the community. It’s a great night of fun and frivolity, photos and awards, and a great chance to unwind with some friends you’ve made on the field. Registration and tickets for the annual dinner can be found at http://afda.com/e/tua-annual-dinner-2016. Don’t forget, if you register for TwoHat you will automatically get a discount on your Annual Dinner ticket!!

As we are presenting awards at the annual dinner, we would like your feedback and suggestions on who you think should be recognised. The nomination form for the awards can be found at https://goo.gl/forms/nHIwjMCCzKHIXQ3R2. Even if you can’t attend the annual dinner we strongly encourage you to fill out the awards nominations form to make sure deserving members of our community are recognised. We would love to see nominations coming from the North West as these awards are for all Ultimate players in Tasmania.

Finally, we are looking for more youth players for the U22 Australian Ultimate Championships. The Expressions of Interest form can be found at https://goo.gl/forms/jh6OE49HLa74na8c2. If you have troubles with the form, please send us an email (at info@nulltasultimate.com) indicating your interest. As part of the U22 team bid, we are also looking for a Head Coach and a Team Manager. If you have interest in these roles, please email info@nulltasultimate.com and we will send you information regarding the roles and the appropriate application form.

Looking forward to seeing you all at TwoHat, the Annual Dinner, and lots of Youth players for the U22 team.

Regards,
Peter
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Peter Marendy
peter@nulltasultimate.com

President
Tasmanian Ultimate Association

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