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Sunday pickup

Sep 27, 2020 by joelmcaswell

3:30pm at Fichnter in Medford. Come on out. The fall weather has been wonderful. ~ Joel Caswell

Wed Night Pickup, 6:30pm @ North Mountain Park

Sep 22, 2020 by Kevin Jantzer

It's officially autumn – you know what that means...time for some midweek ultimate! Come join us in Ashland under the lights for a fun game. Who’s in? I’ve already got confirmation from 6 other people. - Kevin

Pickup Game Sunday, 3:30pm @ Fichtner

Sep 20, 2020 by Kevin Jantzer

With the smoke clearing and the temps dropping, let’s get a game of ultimate going on Sunday! Invite a friend and come enjoy the nice weather and burn off some stress. Game time changed to 3:30pm so we have enough light.

CrampUp - request

Sep 13, 2020 by Starbird Greg

Hi everyone, I'd like to share this CrampUp-related information with you: Many of you have enjoyed wonderful feasts cooked by Sonia and her mom Maria at CrampUp and/or various league parties over the years. (I've pasted a couple of photos below from CrampUp XXIV and XXV, to jog your memory!)

Sunday pickup at 6pm

Sep 6, 2020 by joelmcaswell

Fichtner Mainwaring park in Medford. Come on out! ~ Joel Caswell

Wednesday night pickup FICHTER MAINWARING park

Sep 1, 2020 by joelmcaswell

New time for this week @ 6:00PM. Last week was a great turnout, come on out!

North Mountain - permit in hand

Sep 1, 2020 by Starbird Greg

Update: city of Ashland has issued SOUPA a permit for North Mountain Park (including lights) on Wednesday nights, 6:15 - 9 pm, starting tomorrow night (September 2). Please see attached phase 2 plan which is a condition of the permit, covering predictable topics (sanitizing hands, etc.) and

Sunday pickup at Fichnter

Aug 30, 2020 by joelmcaswell

6:30pm. Come on out! The game has been better every week! ~ Joel Caswell


Aug 28, 2020 by Daryl Witmore

Anyone need a place to live? We have a rental in central point. 917 e pine St Large 2 bedroom/1.5 bath apartment with Pine Street frontage and bonus room/office. Unit A is the primary "home" apartment in this large historic building that has three additional units. This ground floor unit has

Wednesday 8/26 (tomorrow) Pickup! 6:30pm @ Fichtner

Aug 25, 2020 by Kevin Jantzer

Sunday we had many people interested in playing Wednesday evening so we’ll be meeting *tomorrow to play at 6:30pm @Fichtner* Chime in if you’ll be there. Hope to see some new faces out – On another note, I’m going to try to share game times on Instagram in hopes of reaching more people. I

Sunday evening pickup @ 6:30pm

Aug 23, 2020 by joelmcaswell

Fichtner Mainwairing park in Medford. Numbers continue to be good, and we’ve had a good game every week. Come on out! ~ Joel Caswell

Wednesday Pickup

Aug 19, 2020 by Travis Jantzer

Kevin, Cassie and I as well as her younger brother Will would like to play a game tonight. We’re thinking Fitchner at 6:30 since the sun doesn’t go down till late anyway so we don’t need the lights. If we could get a group to play that would be amazing. Otherwise I think we’ll just be there to

Sunday evening pickup

Aug 16, 2020 by joelmcaswell

6:30pm at Fichnter. So far we have had pretty good turnout, and it’s been cooling off pretty nicely about the time we start playing. Come on out! ~ Joel Caswell

Sunday Pickup @ 6:30pm

Aug 9, 2020 by joelmcaswell

Fichtner Mainwaring Park in Medford. We have had a good game every week regardless of email response. Come on out. ~ Joel Caswell

Sunday Pickup 6:30PM

Aug 2, 2020 by joelmcaswell

Fichtner Mainwaring park. Weather looks a lot cooler this week. Turnout has been pretty good regardless of low email response, come on out!

Sunday Pickup 6:30pm @ Fichtner

Jul 26, 2020 by joelmcaswell

Last weeks game was great. Who is in for this week? Numbers have been great regardless of low email response so come on out. ~ Joel Caswell

Sunday Pickup TIME CHANGE

Jul 19, 2020 by joelmcaswell

6:30 PM @ Fichtner. There has been a good game every week regardless of the low email reply, so come on out regardless. But it’s nice to see some email traction, so who is in? ~ Joel Caswell

Sunday pickup time change

Jul 18, 2020 by joelmcaswell

Thoughts on moving Sunday Pickup to 6:30pm to avoid the heat? Last week was pretty hot. ~ Joel Caswell

Wednesdays - North Mountain

Jul 13, 2020 by Starbird Greg

Permit in hand for Ultimate at North Mountain Park6:15 - 9 pmFive Wednesdays (for now): July 15, July 22, July 29, August 5, August 12 (I applied for all Wednesdays through the Fall; the city commented, "I only went through August 12th at this point because let’s just see how it goes.") Please

Pickup today @ Fichtner

Jul 12, 2020 by joelmcaswell

3pm. Game has had good numbers. Who is in? ~ Joel Caswell

Wednesday night ultimate

Jul 7, 2020 by joelmcaswell

Wednesday night pickup for the first time this summer. 6:00pm @ North mountain park in Ashland. Not sure if Greg has been issued the permit to use the lights or not yet, but either way we have some good daylight til 9pm this time of who is in? ~ Joel Caswell

Sunday pickup 3pm Fichtner

Jul 5, 2020 by joelmcaswell

Who is in? Regardless of the low response to the email, we have had 7s the last couple weeks. Come on out!! ~ Joel Caswell

Wednesdays - Ultimate

Jun 29, 2020 by Starbird Greg

Hi everyone, I talked to Ashland Parks & Rec and after a little back and forth, they say that they'd likely be ok giving SOUPA a permit for North Mountain this summer - if we can make the case we'll follow the Phase 2 OHA guidelines on recreational sports. Alternatively, and esp. if there are a

Ultimate | Fichtner | 3pm

Jun 28, 2020 by joelmcaswell

Who is in? I think it will be a good day to play. ~ Joel Caswell

Ultimate today 3pm

Jun 21, 2020 by joelmcaswell

Anyone in for pickup today at Fichtner? ~ Joel Caswell

Sunday Pickup 3pm @ Fichtner

Jun 13, 2020 by Kevin Roberts

I won't be there this week, but starting the thread for those who will. Much better weather this weekend! Chime in and have a blast! Ultimately, KRob

Pick-up Sunday, 6/7 3pm Fichtner

Jun 5, 2020 by Kevin Roberts

Hey Y'all! Due to Phase 2 loosening of restrictions by our governor as of today, we will be able to play Ultimate once again, in all its glory. Come on out, enjoy the sprinkling. Please chime in if you are going to come out and join us! Sunday, 6/7 3pm @ Fichtner Here is a link to the new

Sunday 3pm Fichtner

May 30, 2020 by Kevin Roberts

I am planning to be at the park again to do whatever the group that shows up is comfortable with. Should be good weather.

Sunday, 5/24, Fichtner, 3pm.

May 23, 2020 by Kevin Roberts

The question has been put to our SOUPA board whether it would appropriate to get together and play this weekend. The consensus was that we should put out the invitation and decide what we will play once a group of people has shown up. Please, more than ever, let us know if you intend to come!

Fwd: A Letter to the Ultimate Community

May 6, 2020 by Kellen Akiyama

Thought I would forward to those of you not subscribed as USA Ultimate member. Kellen To view this message in a browser, please click here <>. [image: USA Ultimate] May 5,

CrampUp :-(

Apr 28, 2020 by Starbird Greg

Tl;dr: CrampUp Not Going to Ireland-- Hi everyone, I'm sad to report that we're cancelling CrampUp XXVI, previously scheduled for May 16-17. I've been intentionally delaying this decision in case the situation changed, but unfortunately:-Gatherings of this size are still prohibited-Interested

Fwd: [medfordultimate] Forward from Troy

Mar 24, 2020 by Jimmy C

Hello everyone, Thank you SOUPA board for all of your volunteered efforts to keep this community thriving. No matter who you are, playing Ultimate makes you part of something bigger than any one pick up game, tournament or league party. You are a group of people that respect each other no

To the SOUPA Community

Mar 24, 2020 by Kevin Roberts

Greetings, I hope y'all are well. The SOUPA Board has been having a discussion in light of recent event and we wanted to clarify some things: 1. We would ask that no one encourage any games of Ultimate or get-togethers that would clearly violate expected social distancing norms. 2. If you

Sunday pickup 3PM @ Fichtner Mainwaring park

Mar 22, 2020 by joelmcaswell

Sunday pickup 3PM @ Fichtner Mainwaring park. I know there are some people who want to get out and get some exercise, weather forecast shows warm and sunny. If anyone is worried about it, pickup by nature shouldn’t have any 10 people within 6’ of each other at any given time, and is then

Wednesday Ultimate - cancelled for now

Mar 18, 2020 by Starbird Greg

Wednesday Ultimate at North Mountain Park is cancelled until further notice. Greg


Mar 15, 2020 by southernoregonultimate

As a reminder, please limit use of the SOUPA email group to time, location, and attendance for ultimate related events. Everyone understands that some will choose not to attend due to health concerns. Please leave those details for other platforms. ~ SOUPA Posted by Joel

Due to the Coronavirus, Sunday pickup...

Mar 15, 2020 by Kevin Roberts

Is totally going to happen! 3pm at Fichtner. Practice at 130, probably? No seriously, I feel very bad for James and all the HS kids that were supposed to be using the fields this weekend for their regional tournament. I was as excited as someone who is not involved can be--for James and the

Wednesday - North Mountain - Ultimate

Mar 11, 2020 by Starbird Greg

Pickup Ultimate @ North Mountain ParkWednesday, March 11Permit 6:15 pm; pull ~6:30 pm Lights: Details below. I plan to play! Grateful. Greg Lights: I'm seeking $20-$40 contributions from those planning to play regular pickup at North Mountain this Spring. One-off players can make one-off

Sunday Pickup 3pm @ Fichtner

Mar 7, 2020 by Kevin Roberts

I will be there, who else is going to get this season started with some 7s and subs?! ON GRASS! KRob P.s. daylight savings time starts tonight, for those of you who, like myself, utilize SOUPA emails as your primary news source.

CrampUp XXVI - Register Now! - May 16-17

Mar 7, 2020 by Starbird Greg

Southern Oregon Ultimate presents: CrampUp XXVICrampUp Goes to Ireland! May 16 - 17, 2020Medford, OR Register for CrampUp XXVI Teams: Up to 15 mixed teams, 4:3 / 3:4 format. Entry Fee: - Pay by Estimated Roster Size: - $500 / team (1-20 players) - More than 20 players?

GoFundMe campaign for Youth Ultimate in Ashland --high school and middle school

Mar 4, 2020 by James Yang

hello SOUPA players Ultimate for the future in the Rogue Valley - with help and support we can keep going and be the model for new programs to spring up -- we will be helping other high schools (Phoenix, South Medford, North, GP) get started and other middle school programs as well! Thank you

Winter League Tournament!

Mar 1, 2020 by Kevin Roberts

Tourney Time! 3/1 US Cellular Field 14 3pm Start! The first ever SOUPA Winter Mini-League Champs will be crowned tomorrow! I am already looking forward to next winter! Lots of great ideas coming down the pipe between now and then, but no question, this was a great way to start the year.

Wednesday night - North Mountain!

Feb 27, 2020 by Starbird Greg

News flash: Ultimate @ North Mountain Park in Ashland starts next week!! Spring schedule:15 consecutive Wednesdays @ 6:15 pm permit (pull @ ~6:30) March 4 - June 10 Lights: Your contributions covered Fall lights. Thank you! Please contribute to Spring lights. Details below. See you there for

Winter League Week 7

Feb 23, 2020 by Kevin Roberts

Good Sunday Morning! Week 7 at 3pm at US Cellular Field 14 Would love to get started a lot earlier this week. People have been dropping out because we are starting late. I will try to have fields set up by 3pm. Week 6 results White 3 v Red 0 : Blue 3 v Black 0 Black 1 v Red 2 : Blue 1 v

Winter League Party

Feb 17, 2020 by Kevin Roberts

I made a poll on Facebook to decide where we would have a Winter League Pizza Party. If you don't see yourself voting because of the platform, feel free to respond here and were will include your opinion. Text from FB: At which pizza place do we want to have the Winter League party? Sunday 3/1

Winter League Week 6

Feb 16, 2020 by Kevin Roberts

Happy SUNday! Week 6 at 3pm at US Cellular Field 14 No, seriously, the forecast says "Once ultimate starts, it will get so hot the clouds will burn away. They just can't handle that heat." Week 5 results White 1 v Red 2 : Blue 0 v Black 3 Black 0 v Red 3 : Blue 1 v White 2 Is that the

Canopy recommendation

Feb 15, 2020 by jen faya

Hey, It’s jen from ages past - still passionate about ultimate as my 3 boys are getting involved. I’m clueless about canopies and want to consult the experts. Need 2 for the Ashland High School club team. Looking for something with wheels, easy set-up, sturdy and won’t snap like a twig since

Winter League Week 5

Feb 8, 2020 by Kevin Roberts

Howdy, Week 5 at 3pm at US Cellular Field 14 a.k.a. back to normal Hopefully those who were out sick last weekend have been able to recover and can come out well rested this week. As most of y'all know, we played a game of 7's last week instead of mini because we were short *one* player. It

Week 4 Winter League

Feb 1, 2020 by Kevin Roberts

Happy Ultimate Superbowl Groundhog Day! Week 4 2/2 *1:15 pm* START (please arrive by *1:00*) US Cellular Field 14 We are starting two hours EARLY, in case you didn't notice that! It is going to be a nice day! And by nice, I mean, it *might not *rain while we are playing ultimate, but it will

Save the Date: CrampUp XXVI - May 16-17

Jan 27, 2020 by Starbird Greg

🇮🇪CrampUp Goes to Ireland🇮🇪 In honor of the 26 counties of the Republic of Ireland... CrampUp XXVI: May 16-17, 2020Save the Date - 4:3 / 3:4 mixed tournament on lined grass fields - Games at Fichtner-Mainwaring Park in Medford, OR. - Party, camping (optional), and home-cooked