Furious George Incorporates
This year, in Furious George’s twentieth season, the club will at last register as a non-profit (formally, a “Society”) under the British Columbia Society Act.
This is a rare move in North American ultimate, often reserved for leagues and regional/national associations. In the United States, registering as a non-profit (or not-for-profit) corporation is a task usually not for the faint of heart. Even under the comparatively lenient procedures in Canada, most teams have no formal existence — and if they do, it’s under the umbrella of a league organization. Nevertheless, it feels a lot like we and the sport are moving out of our adolescence, and we have to keep up with expectations. Before the end of the month, Furious George, its common property and images will exist under the auspices of the Furious Ultimate Society.* Here is why: