A popular tournament in the world of Ultimate Frisbee is the Pan American Ultimate Championships (PAUC), organized by the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF). This tournament is held every 2 years and includes individual teams from all over America. The 2019 edition was held in Sarasota, Florida, USA. From November 3 to 8, 2019, about 80 teams from 13 countries participated in the event. This championship is accessible through 6 categories: Men, Women, Mixed, Men's Masters, Mixed Masters and Men's Grand Masters
Official page : https://www.pauc2019.com/
The opening ceremony was inaugurated by the speech of some of the tournament organizers in front of all the teams and the flag of each participating nation.
An evening of meetings, activities and festivities followed.
Beautiful warm and sunny days allowed the players to give their full potential on the field. Everyone wants to qualify for the finals and their intensity shows it!
Here are the results for each category :
Gold : Comunidad El Oso (Bogotá, Colombia)
Silver : Warao (Venezuela)
Bronze : Alberta Flatball Club (Canada)
Gold : REVOLUTION (Medellín, Colombia)
Silver : Stella (Ottawa, Canada)
Bronze : AEROSOUL (Bogotá, Colombia)
Gold : Public Enemy (Dallas, USA)
Silver : Jughandle (New Jersey, USA)
Bronze : Mischief (San Francisco, USA)
Gold : 512 (Austin, USA)
Silver : Unambiguously Grey (Washington DC, USA)
Bronze : Molasses Disaster (Boston, USA)
Gold : All Bashed Out (Albany, USA)
Silver : NSOM (Montreal, Canada)
Bronze : Beyondors (California, USA)
Grand Master Mens
Gold : Johnny Walker (Denver, USA)
Silver : Tombstone (Toronto, Canada)
Bronze : Shutdown (Washington DC, USA)
It was a week full of action, activities, meetings and extraordinary games to document. Unfortunately, the 2021 edition has been cancelled due to the global pandemic. Let's hope the world gets back to normal for 2023!