Europe To Hold First Beach Club Championships In 2018

A new entrant to the growing beach division.

Patrick van der Valk, the head of the Beach Ultimate Lovers Association and one of the main organizers for the World Championships of Beach Ultimate, recently announced a new tournament for next year: the European Beach Ultimate Club Championships (EBUCC).

EBUCC will take place on October 26-28, 2018, in Castelldefels, Spain (near Barcelona). Castelldefels has hosted some very successful beach tournaments in the past including Copa Tanga, one of the most competitive and fun beach tournaments of the year.

This tournament will guarantee spots for club teams coming out of countries that host official beach club championships in three divisions: mixed, women’s, and men’s. Patrick has confirmed that the following countries already have such championships:

• Men’s – Russia, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, France, GB, Ukraine, Austria
• Women’s – Russia, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Ukraine, Austria
• Mixed – Russia, Portugal, Spain, GB, Austria, Poland, Netherlands

He also said that teams will have to register before March 1, 2018, which is almost six months before the event. The important deadlines for the tournament are:

• Nov 6, 2017 – Federations and teams to indicate interest
• March 1, 2018 – Team registration and payment deadline
• May 1, 2018 – Player fee payment deadline
• Oct 26-28, 2018 – BULA EBUCC2018

EBUCC doesn’t have a website yet, but you can follow for more news and updates on their Facebook page.

  1. Ravi Vasudevan

    Ravi Vasudevan has served as Ultiworld's European editor and a host of the podcast EuroZone. Emails about EuroZone should go to [email protected]. Ravi played for WPI in the US until 2008. He has been living and playing in Europe since 2009 and has competed at WUGC 2012, WUCC 2014 and WUCC 2018.

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