Sports Park: DC Breeze Playoff Game @ Hotchkiss Field (Gallaudet), 7/16/16

DC Breeze

Pro ultimate frisbee (or ‘disc’ in the pro circuit), you say?

Why yes, it’s a thing and you should be checking it out.

Your city’s team in the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) is known as the DC Breeze and they play at Hotchkiss Field at Gallaudet University.

And your Breeze have qualified for the AUDL playoffs for the first time! They take on the New York Empire this Saturday, July 16th.

There are 26 AUDL teams around the country, including six in the East Division. The Breeze finished second in the East Division at 10-4, behind the Toronto Rush (12-2).

Time to discover an exciting new league and sport. Gates open 75 minutes early for food, games and music.

AUDL Playoffs: New York Empire at DC Breeze
Hotchkiss Field @ Gallaudet University (800 Florida Avenue, NE, Washington, D.C. 20002-3695)
Saturday, July 16, 2016
6:30pm
$10 ($20 with DC Breeze official disc)
All ages

Sports Park: Lesser Known Sports Teams in DC

DC Breeze

Aside from the major sports teams in DC you are familiar with (the Nationals, Capitals, Wizards, Redskins and United), there are any of number of professional and semi-professional teams in DC for your potential fandom.

Did you know there is a professional ultimate frisbee league in the US, and DC’s team is called the DC Breeze? The American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) consists of 26 teams around the country.

DC Breeze
Plays at Hotchkiss Field, Gallaudet University (800 Florida Avenue, NE, Washington, D.C. 20002-3695)
Upcoming schedule (currently playing)

 

Did you know there is a professional women’s soccer league in the US, and DC’s team is called the Washington Spirit? The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) consists of 10 teams around the country.

Washington Spirit
Plays at Maureen Hendricks Field at Maryland SoccerPlex (18031 Central Park Circle, Boyds, MD 20841)
Upcoming schedule (currently playing)

 

Did you know there is a professional tennis league in the US, and DC’s team is called the Washington Kastles? In fact, they have won five consecutive championships. The World Team Tennis (WTT) league consists of six teams around the country.

Washington Kastles
Plays at Kastles Stadium at the Smith Center (600 22nd Street NW Washington, DC 20052)
Upcoming schedule (starts July 31st)

 

Did you know there is a local women’s roller derby league called DC Roller Girls? Currently, there are four active teams, with sarcastic names like Cherry Blossom Bombshells, DC DemonCats, Scare Force One and Majority Whips.

DC Roller Girls
Plays at 5706 Lafayette Place, Edmonston, MD (recently moved to this location from DC Armory)
Upcoming schedule (currently playing)