2019 USA Ultimate D-I College Championships will be held in Round Rock
Colorado Springs, Colo. (May 23, 2018) – USA Ultimate, the national governing body for the sport of ultimate in the United States and proud member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, announced today the dates and location for the 2019 USA Ultimate D-I College Championships. The 2019 Division I College Championships will be held in Round Rock, Texas, May 24-27.
The Division I College Championships will be held Memorial Day Weekend, Friday through Monday, at the Round Rock Multipurpose Complex and be hosted by the Ultimate Players League of Austin (UPLA) and the Round Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau in association with USA Ultimate.
“The Ultimate Players League of Austin is excited to partner with USA Ultimate to host the 2019 D-I College Championships,” said UPLA President Lydia Rudy. “This is an unbeatable opportunity for our local ultimate community and the City of Round Rock and surrounding areas. We look forward to an amazing and competitive Memorial Day Weekend 2019!”
“We are honored and proud that Round Rock was selected to host the USA Ultimate 2019 College Championships,” said Nancy Yawn, director of the Round Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau, a division of the City of Round Rock Sports Management and Tourism Department. “In addition to flexible fields for tournament games and two beautiful championship game fields, our new, state-of-the-art Round Rock Multipurpose Complex features many wonderful amenities for everyone playing, watching and working the tournament. We look forward to giving the players, their families and all of the ultimate fans a friendly Texas welcome to the Sports Capital of Texas!”
2019 will mark the first time the USA Ultimate College Championships have returned to Texas since 2003, when the event was held in Austin.
Each year, USA Ultimate’s College Championships crown Division I and Division III national champions in the men’s and women’s divisions. More than 800 teams, comprised of more than 15,000 athletes, will compete in the 2019 college regular season and USA Ultimate Postseason Championship Series, with eyes on qualifying for the Division I or Division III College Championships.