Thank you for expressing your interest in the Chicago Men's Club Combined Tryout Hat Tournament on May 14th and/or trying out for Chicago Machine. Leadership and representatives from each of Chicago's Mens Club teams (Machine, Beachfront Property, Black Market, and Haymaker) will be in attendance at the hat tournament to introduce themselves and evaluate players. This year's hat tournament will feature a more competitive bracket format, with dope ass shirts for the winning team.

If you indicated you will be able to attend the tryout hat tournament, a more thorough email will go out next week with information on what to bring, what to expect, and team assignments. Until then, here are the important details:

  • What: Chicago Men's Open Hat Tryout Tournament - 2017
  • Where: Washington Park Chicago, IL
  • When: Sunday, May 14, 2017 (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
  • Note: There is a tryout fee of $20. All attendees will receive a new Chicago Machine disc.

If you know of anyone interested in attending, please instruct them to fill out the tryout interest form if they have not already.

Additional tryout details for Beachfront, Haymaker, and Black Market will be shared in future updates.

Beachfront Property

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Black Market

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-All subsequent Machine tryouts will be by invite only-

For those interested in consideration for Chicago Machine: 2017 Machine Tournament Schedule

  • Pro-Elite Challenge (Aurora, CO) - July 8th/9th
  • Elite-Select Challenge (Appleton, WI) - August 19th/20th
  • Pro-Flight Finale (Burlington, WA) - September 2nd/3rd/4th
  • Regionals (Location, TBD) - September 23rd/24th
  • Nationals (Sarasota, FL) - October 19th/20th/21st/22nd
    • (Dependent on placement at Regionals)

Machine practices on Saturday and Sunday mornings, and local players are expected to attend local pod workouts 1-2 nights per week, on top of individual work outs.

As a disclaimer, interested players should be aware that the cumulative costs of airfare, hotels, rental cars, jerseys, entry fees, and team dues for a club season are all paid out of pocket by each individual. 

If you have any questions, please let us know.


2017 Machine Leadership