2017 Vancouver Riptide Tryouts Announced

Today the Vancouver Riptide of the American Ultimate Disc League announce that their open tryouts for 2017 will take place on February 5th, 2017. Tryouts will be open to anyone interested in playing for the Riptide in the 2017 season. The tryouts will take place indoors at Callahan Burnaby 8 Rinks in Burnaby BC. Players may sign up for 1 of 2 ... More

Riptide Look to Finish the Season Strong in Seattle

By Scott LewisThe Vancouver Riptide head to Seattle for their last game of the AUDL season this weekend, eliminated from the playoffs but still with plenty to play for.Motivation will not be a problem.The opponent is their biggest rival, a rivalry stretching back at least a quarter of a century. And if they beat the Cascades, they ... More

Riptide Head Back to LA for a Must Win Rematch

By Scott LewisWith their playoff hopes on life support , the 6-6 Vancouver Riptide head to Los Angeles to play the 7-5 Aviators this Saturday night, oddly their third meeting in three weeks.The Riptide need to win in Los Angeles and then next weekend beat the Cascades in Seattle in the last game of the season, and hope that the 1-11 ... More

Riptide Lose Heartbreaker to Aviators

By Scott Lewis Photos by Jeff BellThe Vancouver Riptude had a stranglehold on the final West Division playoff spot in their grasp late in Saturday night’s AUDL game against the LA Aviators, but they let it slip away. Or perhaps more accurately, they threw it away.Handicapped by having half the team and almost all of their veterans ... More

Riptide Look for Revenge in Rematch with Aviators

By Scott LewisIt’s going to be a tad tense with a lot on the line on Saturday night at Swangard Stadium when the Vancouver Riptide host the LA Aviators for a key AUDL match-up.At this point of the 14-game season, the Riptide hold third place, the last playoff spot, with a 6-5 record, with the Aviators close behind at 5-5. If the ... More

Vancouver Heads South for Another Vital Road Trip

By Scott LewisAs they travel to Los Angeles for Saturday’s key AUDL matchup, the Vancouver Riptide have the LA Aviators right where they want them; a game behind Vancouver in the race for the final West Division playoff spot, and coming off a winning streak.Unlike San Francisco’s eight- game winning streak the Riptide ended two ... More

Riptide End Cascades’ Winning Streak

By Eric Wilkins Photos by Jeff BellThe Vancouver Riptide (5-4) were coming off a huge win over the division-leading San Francisco FlameThrowers, ending their eight-game winning streak, when the Seattle Cascades (8-4) rolled into Swangard Stadium looking to continue a seven-game winning streak of their own. Head Coach Tasia Balding’s ... More

Riptide Look to End Seattle Winning Streak

By Scott LewisAs the Riptide look forward to hosting the Seattle Cascades at Swangard Stadium for yet another key AUDL match-up this coming Saturday night, you couldn't blame them for looking back a bit to their thrilling 29-27 win over the till then unbeaten San Francisco FlameThrowers last weekend.And what a game it was, with a bit ... More

Riptide Inflict First Loss on FlameThrowers

By Paul Wang Photos by Jeff BellThe San Francisco FlameThrowers traveled to Swangard Stadium on June 4th for their fifth road game of the AUDL season and their third game of the year against the Vancouver Riptide. The teams were welcomed by a a noisy crowd of 450 in the stands enjoying a beautiful summer evening, and the fans went home ... More

Riptide Looking to Beat San Francisco on Saturday Night

By Scott LewisDuring last week’s Bay Area double-header, the Vancouver Riptide played seven good quarters and one stinker, but all their hard work netted them only losses against San Francisco FlameThrowers and San Jose Spiders and dropped their record to 3-4. This Saturday they get another crack at the still unbeaten Flamethrowers when ... More