Ultimate is a non-contact, self-refereed team sport played with a flying disc (or Frisbee™).
Two teams of seven players* compete on a playing field about the same length as a football field*, but narrower. At each end of the playing field there is an end zone. Each team defends one endzone. They score a goal if one of their players catches the disc in the opposite end zone.
The player with the disc is called the thrower. The thrower may not run with the disc. Instead they move the disc by passing to team-mates in any direction.
The defensive team gets possession of the disc if an offensive team’s throw is not caught by a player of the same team. Then the defensive team becomes the offensive team and can try to score in the opposite end zone.
*Our middle school league competes with 5 players instead of 7 and the field they play on is smaller as well.
Spirit of the game
Ultimate relies upon a Spirit of the Game that places the responsibility for fair play on every player. There are no referees; the players are solely responsible for following and enforcing the rules, even at World Championship. Competitive play is encouraged, but never at the expense of respect between players, adherence to the rules, and the basic joy
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You can view all team practice times on the schedule below.
Spring Season Schedule
Twice a week
Plan for all day Saturday and Sunday. Each tournament's timeline is slightly different and we won't know the full schedule until a week before the tournament.
You can LETTER in Ultimate! In order to letter, you must meet the following requirements:
- Attend 80% of practices.
- Only miss 2 league games
- Attend the MNYU State Championship
- Play at least 1 game on the Varsity Team
Please do not hesitate to contact your respective coaches or the program director: firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have.