2. Ultimate is a non-contact, self-refereed team sport with a flying disc (or Frisbee). It's called ultimate because they enjoyed it so much. The Spirit of the Game guides how players referee the game and conduct themselves on the field. 10. Download a PDF version of the Rules of Ultimate. Two teams of five players compete on a netball/basketball court. 2. Ultimate is self-refereed and non-contact. Spirit of the Game - Ultimate relies upon a Spirit of the Game that places the responsibility for fair play on every player. The playing field is a rectangle area with dimensions and zones as shown on Figure 1 and should be Many of these rules are general in nature and cover most situations, however some rules cover specific situations and override the general case. The winner is usually decided by whichever team is first to score a specified number of goals or whichever team scores the most goals in a given timeframe. The object of Ultimate is to pass the flying disc to a player in the endzone of the pitch and in so doing a goal is scored. Ultimate frisbee was actually invented by a bunch of kids like you. The arc of the disc in flight, the opportunity for each individual to contribute equally to their team’s success, and the trust given to each player to know and uphold the rules make ultimate a sport that is embraced for its fun and excitement on the field and for the community beyond it. The players are self-officiating, calling their own fouls and making their own decisions. ULTIMATE FRISBEE RULES Nature of the Game Ultimate frisbee is a fast-moving, competitive, non-contact sport played by two six-person teams In co-rec, three men and three women makeup a team.
This change allows for consistency with WFDF rules used in international competition and increases the number of field sites that can be used for ultimate.
One of the most unusual things about Ultimate is that a referee is not required to control the games. Competitive play is encouraged, but never at the expense of respect between players, adherence to the rules, and the basic joy of play.
The sport has a great amount of freedom and informality implicit in the rules. A team shall consist of seven (7) players with a … End Zone Size - End zone length will be shortened to 20 yards. WFDF Rules of Ultimate 2017 Official Version effective 2017-01-01 Produced by the WFDF Ultimate Rules Committee Contents ... the disc must be returned to the last non-disputed thrower. These rules are adapted for an indoor competition. There are no referees. As in rugby and American Football the ends – the last 18m in this case – of the pitch are the scoring zones.