Amherst Regional Middle School 2009 Ultimate Invitational


Please note: the 2010 tournament will take place on Sunday, May 23. A new web page is coming soon.....

 

The tournament will be held on

Saturday, May 30, 2009

About the Tournament         Signing Up        Frequently Asked Questions

Tournament Format and Schedule

Contact Information       Who Played Last Year?         
Directions                 Ultimate Links

 

About the Tournament

This spring we will be celebrating the 12th Annual Amherst Middle School Invitational Tournament. The following teams will be attending:

Signing Up

If you want to come to the tournament, you must let us know by phone, mail, or email by April 17, 2009. You can mail in your $40 entry fee, or bring it on the day of the tournament. Checks should be made out to ARMS ULTIMATE.
 
Things we need to know:
  Adult Contact name, phone number, mailing address, email address
  School name and/or team name
  Age range of players on team
  Number of players on team
  Coed or single-gender

 

Tournament Frequently Asked Questions

 
When is the tournament?
  The tournament will take place on Saturday, May 30, 2009.
   
Where is the tournament?
  The tournament will take place on the playing fields of Amherst Regional High School.
   
Who is allowed to play in the tournament?
  This is a tournament for Middle School teams. No players beyond 8th grade may play in the tournament. Both coed and single-gender teams are OK. Our preference is for single-school teams, but composite teams are accepted as well.
   
Who is in charge of the tournament?
  The director of the Amherst Middle School Invitational is Jim Pistrang (coach, Amherst Regional Middle School Ultimate). All decisions regarding eligibility, acceptance of bids, seeding, and rules will be made by Jim.
  A staff of adult volunteers will help supervise the tournament.
   
How do you decide which bids to accept?
  At this point, we will accept anyone who wants to come, but space may be limited, so contact me asap and reserve a space.
   
How much does it cost?
  The entry fee for the tournament is $40 per team.
   
What do we get for our money?
  We will provide water, a disc, and a Team Box for each team, containing fruit and bagels. We also use the money for school fees.
   
Do we need an adult chaperone?
  Absolutely. You must have an adult chaperone if you want to play in the tournament, and the chaperone must be with your team for the entire time.
   

 

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Tournament Format and Schedule

Tournament Format

This is the new schedule, revised at 9:07 PM on May 29, 2009:
 
Captains' Meeting at 9:00
 
Game 1 start at 9:30 end at 10:45
  Field 1 ARMS Yellow vs. CDCP
  Field 2 ARMS Blue vs. Four Rivers A
  Field 3 ARMS Red vs. Westfield
  Field 4 ARMS Green vs. Maplewood
  Field 5 ARMS Gray vs. Hilltown
  Field 6 Hartsbrook 1 vs Pollard (Needham)
 
Game 2 start at 11:00 end at 12:15
  Field 1 ARMS Yellow vs. Westfield
  Field 2 ARMS Blue vs. St Johnsbury
  Field 3 ARMS Red vs. Rhode Island A
  Field 4 ARMS Green vs. Hilltown
  Field 5 ARMS Gray vs. Hartsbrook A
  Field 6 CDCP vs Rhode Island B
 
Game 3 start at 12:30 end at 1:45
  Field 1 Maplewood vs. Pollard (Needham)
  Field 2 Rhode Island A vs. Four Rivers A
  Field 3 St Johnsbury vs. Hartsbrook A
  Field 4
  Field 5 Hartsbrook 1 vs. Rhode Island B
  Field 6 Hilltown vs. Four Rivers B
 
Game 4 start at 2:00 end at 3:15
  Field 1 ARMS Travel vs. Maplewood
  Field 2 Four Rivers A vs. Hartsbrook A
  Field 3 St Johnsbury vs. Westfield
  Field 4 Pollard (Needham) vs. Rhode Island A
  Field 5 Rhode Island B vs. Four Rivers B
  Field 6 Hartsbrook 1 vs CDCP
 
Game 5 start at 3:30 end at 4:45
  Field 1 ARMS Travel vs. Westfield
  Field 2 Four Rivers A vs. St Johnsbury
  Field 3 Pollard (Needham) vs. Four Rivers B
  Field 4 Maplewood vs. Rhode Island A
  Field 5 Rhode Island B vs. Hilltown
  Field 6 Hartsbrook A vs. CDCP
 
4:45 SOTG Award
 
Game Rules
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Contact Information

mail Amherst Middle School Ultimate
Jim Pistrang
41 High Point Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
email ultimate@jpcr.com
phone 413-256-1737
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Who Played Last Year?

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Directions

Directions from the East via the Mass Pike to Amherst Regional High School

1) Exit 8...Rt 32 Palmer/Amherst
2) LEFT at the end of the ramp (after the toll booth) on to 32 North. Ignore signs telling you to go right!
3) Go 7/10 of a mile, turn LEFT at light, leaving 32 North. Sign points to Thorndike and Three Rivers
4) Follow road for 2.2 miles, to a STOP sign. Turn right at the stop sign on to 181 North.
5) Follow 181 North. In 8/10 of a mile 181 takes a LEFT turn. Don't miss it! After the turn, go another 5.8 miles on 181 North, to the traffic light at the center of Belchertown.
6) Go straight through the light, you will now be on route 202 North. Stay on 202 North for 9/10 of a mile to the intersection with route 9. Turn left on to route 9 West.
7) Stay on route 9 West all the way to Amherst. When you reach the traffic light at the intersection with 116 south, you are in downtown Amherst. Turn RIGHT at the light on to North Pleasant Street. (Note: turn LEFT on to 116 South if you are going to Hampshire College)
8) Go through downtown, passing through 3 traffic lights. At the third light, turn RIGHT on to Triangle Street. There is a Bertuccis Restaurant on the corner just before the turn.
9) Go past Cottage Street and pass the baseball fields on your left.
10) Turn left immediately after the baseball fields into ARHS.
11) Take a left when facing the school and park in the side lot on your right above the fields.

 

Directions from Route 91 (northbound) to Amherst Regional High School

1) Exit the second Northampton exit, Route 9
2) RIGHT at the end of the ramp on to 9 East.
3) Follow road for a few miles, past large shopping malls on both sides of road, and into Amherst.
4) When you reach the traffic light intersection with route 116 South you are in downtown Amherst. Turn LEFT at the light on to North Pleasant Street. (Note: turn RIGHT on to 116 South if you are going to Hampshire College)
5) Go through downtown, passing through 2 traffic lights. At the third light, turn RIGHT on to Triangle Street. There is a Bertuccis Restaurant on the corner just before the turn.
6) Go past Cottage Street and pass the baseball fields on your left.
7) Turn left immediately after the baseball fields into ARHS.
8) Take a left when facing the school and park in the side lot on your right above the fields.

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on May 21, 2009

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