2015 Final News, Notes, Congrats and Thank You's

Congratulations and thank you for another amazing edition of Ultimate Chicago Sandblast presented by Zipcar in 2015.

Everyone leaves a champion and we would like to especially recognize the following:

  • Game Division - Drazba, Chicago, IL
  • Spirit of the Game Division - Team Sunbear, Mixed
  • Spirit Bracket - The Beach Guys, Minneapolis, MN

Thank you to our leadership team, volunteers and captains that helped us get to and through the weekend as well as the many generous sponsoring partners.

If you have not already done so, we welcome your feedback in completing the post-event survey as it helps us raise the bar year after year looking ahead to #16 in 2016.  We don't have confirmed dates, but the final weekend of July 29th-31st is a good candidate overlapping with Lollapalooza 2016.


Best beach ultimate wishes and thank you for getting Sandblast'ed with us!!

2015 Dates CONFIRMED - Friday, July 31st to Sunday, August 2nd

Ultimate Chicago Sandblast is a five-on-five co-ed beach ultimate Frisbee tournament that brings together more than 1,000 player participants, volunteers and spectators from across the country.  Sandblast offers two days of play, two nights of parties culminating with Spirit and Game Division championships on another sunny Sunday afternoon at Montrose beach.  Ultimate Frisbee is a spirited and athletic sport that combines elements of football, soccer and basketball and you can learn more at www.ultimatechicago.org.

The success of this tournament has been built on the strength of its participants and volunteers.  Great player participant feedback guarantees Ultimate Chicago Sandblast to exceed increasing expectations year after year.

Detailed Highlights

  • Two Divisions - 32 Team Game Division and 32 Team Spirit Division with champion prizes
  • One Monster Party - Three hours of select offerings care of Lagunitas Brewing Company (working on Friday night, too!)
  • Captain and Team Packs with individual keepsake items
  • Breakfast bar along with bagels and fruit, two days of lunch sandwiches with snacks and multiple water and non-water beverage options
  • Event Sponsorship and Special Offers for YOU! Check "Sponsor Offers" for more details.

Returning teams will have the first opportunity to return through Sunday, March 29th.  The waiting list has already been opened, so please message us to express your interest.  Please include your team name, location, playing history, Game/Spirit division preference and a brief statement of why your team should be selected to join the annual summer tradition of beach ultimate in Chicago.