MISFIT CUP 2018 RECAP

A great layout by Filip Kragl of Eclipse (Open). Photo courtesy of  Nathan Kolakovic . 

A great layout by Filip Kragl of Eclipse (Open). Photo courtesy of Nathan Kolakovic

Misfit Ultimate's annual Misfit Cup wrapped up after a gloomy weekend at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex, but the competition was anything but dreary.

On June 23 and 24, teams from all corners of the Lower Mainland competed against each other in an early season tournament that showcased the U19 teams who would be competing in July for a spot in August at the Canadian Ultimate Championships in Brampton, Ontario. The youth ultimate programs Bonfire (North Vancouver), Savage (Richmond), Vortex (Surrey/Delta), and our very own Misfit (Vancouver) all came together for the tournament, bringing altogether a total of 30 teams that competed in Open and Women's divisions.  

Havoc (Women's) celebrates with the Misfit Cup. Photo courtesy of  Jon Hayduk Photography . 

Havoc (Women's) celebrates with the Misfit Cup. Photo courtesy of Jon Hayduk Photography

What makes the Misfit Cup so special every year is that the teams who play with the most Spirit of the Game, as voted upon by their opponents, are the ones who receive the honour of having their names engraved upon the cup. This year, we were proud to award the cup to two of our own teams, Havoc (Women's) and Vanguard (Open).

Vanguard (Open) poses with the Misfit Cup. Photo courtesy of  Jon Hayduk Photography . 

Vanguard (Open) poses with the Misfit Cup. Photo courtesy of Jon Hayduk Photography

Eclipse (Women's) defeated Vortex and Vortex (Open) edged out Eclipse to come atop their respective divisions. 

Eclipse (Women's), shot by  Nathan Kolakovic . 

Eclipse (Women's), shot by Nathan Kolakovic

Vortex (Open), shot by  Nathan Kolakovic . 

Vortex (Open), shot by Nathan Kolakovic

A big thank you to our tournament director, program coordinators, volunteers, and all the coaches and athletes for making Misfit Cup 2018 such a success. We can't wait to see you all next year!