Programs & Services

Achieving College Excellence (ACE)

Recognition Tiers & Benefits

Five-Star

  • 20% discount on apparel from Breakmark
  • Assorted ACE merchandise from Breakmark
  • Custom team sideline banner from Breakmark
  • Program recognition on ESPN broadcast
  • Access to ACE logo for promotional purposes
  • Recognition on USA Ultimate website
  • Recruitment opportunity at Youth Club Championships

2020 Five-Star Recipients:

  • Case Western Reserve (men)
  • Case Western Reserve (women)
  • North Carolina State (women)
  • Georgia Tech (women)

 

Four-Star

  • 15% discount on apparel from Breakmark
  • Assorted ACE merchandise from Breakmark
  • Program recognition on ESPN broadcast
  • Access to ACE logo for promotional purposes
  • Recognition on USA Ultimate website

2020 Four-Star Recipients:

  • South Carolina (men)
  • Wisconsin-La Crosse (men)
  • Cal Poly-SLO (women)

Three-Star

  • 10% discount on apparel from Breakmark
  • Assorted ACE merchandise from Breakmark
  • Program recognition on ESPN broadcast
  • Access to ACE logo for promotional purposes
  • Recognition on USA Ultimate website

ACE Program Criteria

Applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Embodiment of the three components of USA Ultimate’s mission: Character, Community and Competition.
  • Participation in USA Ultimate events
  • Promotion of the sport of ultimate
  • Competitive excellence
  • Empowerment of future leadership for long-term sustainability
  • Strength of team leadership, including coaching

Who Can Apply?

  • Any USA Ultimate-registered college team may apply.
  • Men’s and women’s programs must apply separately.
  • Applications will be evaluated by factoring in all teams in the relevant gender division for each school.

Become an ace

Program Contact

Name Position
Tom Manewitz Manager, Competition & Athlete Programs – College