World Junior Ultimate Championships join with the European Youth Ultimate Championship 

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation has teamed up with the European Ultimate Federation to host the Joint Junior Ultimate Championships, a juniors and youth tournament combining the WFDF World Junior Ultimate Championship (WJUC) with the European Youth Ultimate Championship (EYUC). The event is being held in Wrocław, Poland starting on Saturday, 6 August and will run for eight days.  

More than 1,000 players from 19 countries are competing on 49 teams — 29 national teams are competing in the WJUC Under-20 tournament and 20 teams in the Under-17 EYUC tournament. Teams will be vying for the two championship titles in the Open, Women’s and Mixed divisions from the Pola Marsowecomplex. The 2022 Joint Junior Ultimate Championship (JJUC) tournament will be hosted by Local Organizing Committee Duch Gry, led by Michal Dul and Dariusz Urbanik and their experienced team of key staff.

“Our frantic summer of competitive Ultimate shifts to the European continent and to the next generation as we showcase the top juniors from around the world and the rising youth stars from Europe this upcoming weekend,” stated WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch. “It’s so exciting to be making up for lost time due to the pandemic and to be seeing the community getting back to what they love.  And we want to thank Michal and Dariusz and their team for organizing this combined event, using the experience they gained from serving as technical director at The World Games 2017.”

Ulti.TV will be streaming all week from two fields. WJUC games will be broadcast on the WFDF YouTube channel while the EYUC games will be streamed on theULTI.TV YouTube channel.

Follow along with live scores and daily updates on the JJUC website.

The WJUC is being staged across three divisions – men’s U20, women’s U20, and mixed U20 for athletes who are 19 or younger.  Athletes at the EYUC are U17 (16 and under) and also playing across the three divisions.