Valley of the Sun Ultimate has been an official non-profit organization for less than 30 years, but it has been a community of players and organizers for much longer. New Year Fest, our locally run tournament, entered its fourth decade in 2012.
This page is an attempt at an inclusive history. It is a work in progress. If you have materials or reminiscences, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org ~Katherine Nabity, 07/09/20
Before VOTS had a web page, or even a yellow message board, VOTS founding member Kevin Hatch semi-regularly published a newsletter, handed out at pick-up and league games. It included organizational updates, tournament wrap-ups, other shenanigans. Keep an eye out for sneaky subliminal messages and puzzles.
New Year Fest XVI
NYF 16, February 4 – 5, 1998
New Year Fest XVII
NYF 17, February 6 – 7, 1999