Savage's eighth annual UltiGift Toy Drive is officially live, and we're happy to report that we've already collected hundreds of toys for kids in need! If you've been or are going to one of our UltiGift tournaments being held around North America this season, please tag your photos with #Ultigift so we can share in your merriment.
We want to first give a shout-out to the tournaments that have already taken place this month around the country:
- TOLEDO, OH — This UltiGift event was held on December 1 in the Rossford Dome.
- FALMOUTH, MA — Savage partnered with GET HO HO HO!, a very successful tournament held in Cape Cod, Massachusetts on Dec. 1 and 2. This involved over 50 teams coming together enjoying seasonal cheers and beers.
- RICHMOND, VA — Party Fowl is the annual Richmond Ultimate Toy Drive sponsored by Savage. This indoor event was located at the indoor SCOR facility. This also happened to be the 40th anniversary of Richmond Ultimate.
- CHATTANOOGA, TN — This Spikeball event was free for anyone willing to come and have fun in the spirit of the Toy Drive. It was held at UTC Challenger Field this past weekend.
- DES MOINES, IA — This was our first UltiGift event in Iowa, and it was held at the Drake University Field House.
- SAN JOSE, CA — This High School State Championship involved the best Youth Ultimate the Golden State has to offer. It was held at the Patty O'Malley Fields.
And these are the UltiGift tournaments that are coming up this month:
- ANCHORAGE, AK — Aubrie and the great people at Anchorage Ultimate are helping to host this hat tournament at The Dome on Dec. 8. Please come and support these amazing people dedicating their time to this toy drive after a terrible earthquake.
- HAMPTON ROADS, VA — If you're in the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area, registration is open for UltiGift at Nike Park. Games will start at 9 a.m. on Dec. 8.
- NEW YORK CITY, NY — Savage has partnered with NYC Holiday Spirit, a hat tournament will be hosted at Randall's Island on Dec. 8.
- VICTORIA, BC — VUPS has partnered with UltiGift to give back to the youth community in Victoria, BC. They have been incredibly helpful in locating groups for holiday toy collections. Please visit or register for this event and help out by bringing a toy on Dec. 23.
- MILWAUKEE, WI — UltiGift will be assisting the Milwaukee Ultimate Club and O'Brien's Irish American Pub for this year's Ultimate Jam on Dec. 8. There will a "bucket" raffle and a live auction including sports memorabilia and ultimate swag. Thru 29 Ultimate Jams, they've collected thousands of toys and over $62,000 in cash.
- WHEATON, IL — If you're in the Western suburbs of Chicago, join this Ultimate Pickup Toy Drive on Dec. 8.
- ASHEVILLE, NC — Calling all players in the Asheville Ultimate community! Please sign up and join Matt and the AUC at Memorial Stadium for a great time on Dec. 15.
- GARDEN CITY, NY — Jonathan at Adelphi University is hosting a pickup at his university gym. Bring a toy and he will be handing out free things to the first 12 people in attendance.
Visit the UltiGift website to see all of the fundraising events Savage is sponsoring this December.