Historical Happenings: Ultimate Times

This week Historical Happenings brings you excerpts from Eugene Dark Star’s 3rd annual Ultimate Solstice Celebration Tournament Magazine from 1981.

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Eugene Dark Star’s 3rd annual Ultimate Solstice Celebration tournament magazine / program Ultimate Times, cover photo and excerpts  (Lane Community College, Eugene Oregon June 20-21,1981).

Cover caption: “Hans Petersen, chef extraordinaire, cooks another throw downfield in last year’s Solstice Celebration.”

Photo credit: Stephen Mason

Midwest Disc Sports Collection

Historical Happenings

Ozark Ultimate has received special permission from the Midwest Disc Sports Collection to show some of their historical documents relating to ultimate. Every two weeks or so Ozark Ultimate will display a different document.

For the very first Historical Happenings we have future USA Ultimate Hall of Famer Irv Kalb’s letter to Wham-O Exec. Mr. Landers, announcing the first inter-collegiate ultimate game.

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(credit: Midwest Disc Sports Collection, acc. 5828, Columbia, MO.)