Anyone, 13 or older, who has some playing experience and will not graduate from high school before March, 16th 2012 is eligible to apply for the Chicago Invite.
Step 2: Fill out the initial application form by Monday, January 16th, 2011.
Step 3: Mail a $50 deposit check along with a signed deposit form to:Josh Seamon265 Cliff St.St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
Checks should be made out to Josh Seamon. Make sure to record the applicant's name in the memo field. Deposit checks must arrive in St. Johnsbury by Monday, January, 16th, 2012.
Applicants will be notified of the status of their application by Friday, January 20th, 2012.
Deposit checks from applicants that are not accepted will be returned.
Only applicants that have submitted a complete initial application and deposit check will be considered.
After the team has been formed:
Step 4: A second round of paperwork will be sent out. A team conference call will be held during the last week of January.
Step 5: The player fee will be finalized (~$250). Checks will be due by Monday, January 30th, 2012.
Step 6: Flights will be finalized and tickets will be purchased by mid-February.
Step 7: Team conference calls will happen at least once a month.
Applicants will be selected based on the following criteria:
1) Character: Is the applicant someone who will work well with a group of people she/he has never met before? Will the applicant contribute to the group's social dynamic in a positive way?
2) Playing experience: Is the applicant able to play high level high school Ultimate? Will the applicant contribute to the team's game play in a positive way?
3) Devotion: Is the applicant driven to become a better Ultimate player? Is the applicant willing to sacrifice for the greater good of the team?