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The following are generic TCUL policies that apply to all leagues.

Waivers

All players (subs included) must fill out a waiver.  If you register for a TCUL league or event, you must sign an electronic wavier.  If you need a paper copy one can be downloaded from the bottom of this page.  

Cancellations

Players may cancel registrations before an event takes place or a league draft is performed and potentially receive a full or partial refund, depending upon the event/league and amount of time before the event/league starts. Please inquire about a cancellation as soon as you know you may want to do so.  Cancellations that occur after an event or team draft will forfeit their registration fee.

Permanent Substitute Players

In the event of a cancellation, the TCUL Board may assign a permanent substitute player (often from a league waiting list) to replace that player.  Captains may be asked for input, but ultimately the decision falls to the board.  Permasubs will not be allowed after midseason in any league.

Weather / Lightning

If the games have not previously been cancelled and you see lightning at the fields, stop playing and go to your cars for 30 minutes.  Every time you see lighting the 30 minute clock resets.  If it gets to the point where you will have no chance to get a reasonable length game played before the game's allotted time or before sunset, then the games would be cancelled at that point. Board members have airhorns.  If you hear an airhorn, that means games are cancelled. When in doubt, check our Facebook page to check for the most up to date information on game cancellations, either due to decisions made by the National Sports Center, the TCUL board, or other venues where TCUL events are taking place.

Spirit of the Game

Excerpts from the Official Rules of Ultimate: 11th Edition

From the Preface:"The integrity of Ultimate depends on each player's responsibility to uphold the Spirit of the Game, and this responsibility should remain paramount."

From Section 1. Introduction, item B. "Spirit of the Game. Ultimate relies upon a spirit of sportsmanship that places the responsibility for fair play on the player. Highly competitive play is encouraged, but never at the expense of mutual respect among competitors, adherence to the agreed upon rules, or the basic joy of play. Protection of these vital elements serves to eliminate unsportsmanlike conduct from the Ultimate field. Such actions as taunting opposing players, dangerous aggression, belligerent intimidation, intentional infractions, or other 'win-at-all-costs' behavior are contrary to the Spirit of the Game and must be avoided by all players."

TCUL takes Spirit of the Game very seriously and players that exhibit behavior contrary to this, and our Code of Conduct, will be held responsible for their actions.  Continued lack of spirit could lead to removal from current (and future) TCUL leagues.

Code of Conduct and Appropriate Coed Ultimate

Full TCUL Code of Conduct can be read here

An expanded Statement on Appropriate Coed Ultimate can be read here


SportsEngine Specific Information


PARENTS AND ATHLETES

Parents and athletes need to manage their SportsEngine accounts to ensure they get the most out of their Twin Cities Ultimate League experience during each sporting season. With their accounts properly configured, athletes and their families will receive communications according to their preferences and be able to complete registrations more efficiently.  SportsEngine has created a Team Management Guide for Parents and Athletes that will help our members with frequently asked questions about our website and mobile app.

New to SportsEngine?

Here is your quick start guide to creating an account and using the SportsEngine platform as an athlete or parent.

STAY CONNECTED TO YOUR TEAM

Keep connected to your team(s). Get schedules and team updates for every athlete in the house, plus a way to message other members on your team and a way to give coaches a heads up about practice. Enjoy unlimited access to scores & stats, photo/video sharing, and more.


ESSENTIAL PARENT HOW-TO'S

Adding an additional guardian

In many instances, more than one parent or guardian needs to be in the loop with a child's sports life. Using the mobile app, you can add additional guardians to an account. Guardians can 1) View games and events 2) RSVP to games and events 3) Send and receive messages to coaches and team members 4) participate in team chat

Adding a Mobile Phone

Once you've created your account, add your mobile phone so you can receive text messages from your team manager or coach.

Enabling Text Messaging

Now that you have your mobile phone on your account, make sure you enable text messaging and any other notifications.

Following a Team on the SportsEngine Mobile App

Are you a family friend, grandparent or fan that wants to follow a specific team on the SportsEngine platform? Here is a quick guide to follow teams on the mobile app.

Forwarding Athlete Messages

Do you need a second parent, other family member or nanny to get messages about schedule changes or game times? Add a second email address to forward all communications.

Sending a Message

Do you need to send a question to your team manager or another parent about a ride? Follow these instructions on how to send messages using the mobile app.

RSVP to Game or Event

Coaches and team managers need to know if you are going to able to attend a game or practice. You can easily RSVP using the mobile application.

Team Management Guide for Parents & Athletes

Is your team using SportsEngine Team Management to manage RSVPs, schedules, and communication? This list of articles will provide you with everything you need to know for a successful season!

Bookmark your Website to the Home Screen of your Mobile Device

Access your website with a single tap from your mobile device's home screen.

Reset My Login Password

Having troubles logging in? Reset your password to view your MySE dashboard.