Tryout 2011 Locations

Memorial Oval- Tuesday April 26th at 7 pm (OPEN)
Angy Livingstone West- Thursday April 28th at 7 pm (OPEN)

After open tryouts we will contact players about closed tryouts.

UBC Varsity Turf- Saturday April 30th at 11 am (till 1 pm) (CLOSED)

Tuesday and Thursday May 3 and 5th locations TBD (CLOSED)

April 22nd, 2011 | General | No comments

Blackfish 2011 and Tryout Information

Blackfish is coming into its 6th year of existence and is looking at 2011 as being a defining season of the future of Vancouver Elite Open Ultimate.  With many veteran Blackfish players moving on to Furious or Masters, who knows which players with emerge from the large, but never clear, Vancouver talent pool to form the face of Blackfish in this upcoming season.

Tryout Dates:

April 2nd/3rd- Furious/Blackfish Combine Tryouts
This year Blackfish and Furious will be working together with some combined practices and frequent scrimmages.!/event.php?eid=145519498844793 for more info.
Tuesday, April 26- Open Tryout
Thursday, April 28- Open Tryout

******UPDATE******** There will be another CLOSED tryout Saturday, April 30th due to University Series interference.
Any University players who have trouble making these dates due to their University teams please contact one of the Captains.
Tuesday, May 3rd- Closed Tryout
Tuesday, May 5th- Closed Tryout
* All tryouts at 6pm and at a location TBD.  Please check back here for location details at a later date.

Team Goals

2011- To reach the semifinals and play strongly against the top teams in Canada. To play at a high level in every pool, and power pool game to have an easier quarterfinal matchup.
2012- To win Canadian Nationals and to compete strongly at Club Regionals.

Team Purpose

To provide Vancouver players a platform to improve from raw talent and inexperience into skilled, athletic, top caliber, Elite Club players who can compete with the best at the Club Open level.


Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 – 9 from tryouts until the end of September.  There will be a few weeks off after Canadian Nationals.  We will be attending the following tournaments/training camps:

May ??/?? – Weekend camp
June 4/5 – Flowerbowl (Vancouver)
June 18/19 – Solstice (Eugene, Oregon)
July ??/?? – BC Provincials
Aug 11-14 – Canadian Nationals (Ottawa)
Sep ??/?? – UPA Sectionals

Anyone interested in attending tryouts who hasn’t attended before should send an email to with your name, contact information, and answers to the following questions:

1. What is the highest level you have played at in the past?
2. What would you bring to the team?
3. What role do you want to play? (initiating cutter, d-line handler, etc)
4. What training have you been doing in the off-season?
5. Do you have any conflicts with the tournament or practice dates listed above?

Looking forward to seeing which players come out! UBC? Uvic? Juniors? Vancouver?

March 28th, 2011 | General | 1 comment