Team Manitoba

Team Manitoba 2024 Tryouts:

    • Monday, April 29, 2024 @ WSF North (Leila), 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    • Monday, May 6, 2024  @  WSF North (Leila), 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, June 4, 2024   @  Assiniboine Park, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    • Thursday, June 6, 2024  @  Assiniboine Park, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

      *All team practices following tryouts will be at IJL Ultimate Park. 

Must be 14 years of age and no older than 18 years of age on December 31st in the given year of the Canadian Ultimate Championships. 

Tryout registration must be done through the MODS website.

The tryout fee per player will be $75 (plus GST) for one or all above tryout dates.

Players are asked to come dressed in sporting gear including cleats, a light and dark-coloured shirt/jersey (white & dark).


Team Manitoba is MODS' most elite program for developing youth in the sport of ultimate.

Gender matching teams are made each May through the process of tryouts. Once assigned to a team, athletes will train several times per week at IJL Ultimate Park. Throughout the season they'll learn the game, and improve on skills, teamwork, and spirit of the game while working towards a National Junior Championship at the Canadian Ultimate Championships in August. 

Play is broken into Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) stages and our overall philosophy towards development. Parents and athletes should have clear expectations around the program goals.

2024 Teams:

For the 2024 season our team selection process will be selecting players for the following teams. 

Team Manitoba Boys and Girls
 - These are the eldest and top teams in our program, showcasing athletes with the most experience and athleticism. These teams are about teaching our elite youth to experience competition and the pursuit of success and winning. Following the concepts of periodization and long term planning, the Long Term Athlete Development model (LTAD) serves as a guideline to teams and helps them train under the "Learn to Win" development model and push very hard to increase their gameplay while pushing for podium finishes each summer at Nationals.

Manitou Boys and Red River Rebellion Girls - These are our teams which represent a little less experience, and ability or athleticism (usually because of age and experience). When watching this team you can usually see several younger players on the team, bringing their average age down from the Team Manitoba program. MODS has geared their training to reflect their physical literacy and development, following the LTAD model these teams train under the "Train to Compete" development model and push very hard to increase their skill set before mastering team and gameplay. The goal of these two teams is to learn and develop skills within a team. 

Spitfire Boys - This is the youngest team in the program and the entry point for those young boys looking to get sport-specific training in Ultimate. This team will average 14 years old (compared to the 17 or 18-year-old average of Team Manitoba), and sometimes will have players as young as 12 or 13 on the team (special permission required). The goal of this program is to follow the "Train to Play" model of LTAD which works to ensure that the athlete's first experience is positive in terms of fun and mental engagement while also teaching a high amount of fundamentals and introductions to standard and elite team play.

2024 Canadian Ultimate Championships:

Junior divisions at the Canadian Ultimate Championships will take place on August 11 to 14, 2024 in Ottawa Ontario.

More tournament information can be found here.

Season plans and expected costs will be circulated throughout the team selection process in May+June.