Opening Pull: Eurostars Keep Rolling, CUC Mixed

What you need to know in ultimate news.

At The Incident 2019. Photo: Evanna Wang —

Welcome to Opening Pull, your weekly wrap-up of the previous week in ultimate. We’ve gathered the news you need to know and highlights you need to see, and we’ll let you know what’s coming up in the next week. 

LAB Claims CUC Mixed Gold

Quebec LAB earned the gold medal in the mixed division at the Canadian Ultimate Championships. They defeated Ontario Soup 15-13 in the final.

CUC 2019 Mixed Championship

Eurostars Top Brute Squad, Nemesis

The Eurostars are over halfway through this year’s tour, and they added two more wins: 15-11 against Boston Brute Squad and 15-7 against Chicago Nemesis. They’re currently leading in the Americus Cup.

Check out this sick catch by Levke Walczak from the victory against Nemesis (h/t @champeman22)

Walczak Sky

U.S. U20 National Team Applications Open

USA Ultimate is now taking applications for the U20 teams that’ll try to earn golds next July. The application deadline is September 4th.  The tournament will take place in Malmö, Sweden.

Coming Up

The regular season’s capstone, the Pro Championships, will bring together most of the elite club teams in all three divisions. Keep an eye out for the penultimate USA Ultimate regular season rankings, as Pro Champs are the last results to be entered in, so we’ll know exactly who has to play for what. We’ll have full coverage leading up to and during the action in Philadelphia.

However, simultaneously, a few of the elite men’s teams on the West Coast are gathering some unsanctioned competition at Labor Day, including a livestreamed showcase game between Seattle Sockeye and San Francisco Revolver.

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    Keith Raynor

    Keith Raynor is a Senior Editor and the Business Development Manager at Ultiworld. He co-hosts our Deep Look podcast and does play-by-play and color commentary. He coaches UConn Rise, the college's women's team. You can reach him by email ( or on Twitter (@FullFieldHammer).

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