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At the Field


Players per team Competition format


16-22 Tournaments:


High school (1-3 tournaments/season)- maximum 3 games per day, maximum 90 min. games. No more than two games in a row during a tournament.


University (2-4 tournaments/season) – maximum 3 games per day, maximum 100 min. games.


Club (2-4 tournaments/season) - maximum 3 games per day, maximum 100 min. games.


Special rules Game formats


None – USAU 11th edition rules (potential to move to WFDF rules).


Games may be both indoors and outdoors. Regular game format on full field for competition.


Use small-sided games for portion of training to increase contact with disc and to modify game in order to compete indoors. Includes 4v4, 5v5 and 6v6.


Skills games included at all games/practices.


Specialization Equipment required Training to game ratio


Recommended training each week


Performing in one position while maintaining others. Cleats, disc, uniform, cones, and water bottle. 40:60


• 2-3 practices


• 1-2 weight sessions (All weight training should have a functional component that relates to the game of Ultimate.)


• 2-3 sessions involving running/sprinting/agility • 2-3 throwing sessions • Additional stretching (static and dynamic) sessions


Season length


Note that elements can be included as part of practice or joined with other sessions. 4-5 months/season with athletes competing in 2-3 seasons a year.


Indoor Ultimate is encouraged during winter months when weather does not permit outdoor play.


Game Format 7v7


Recommended Train to Compete Field Sizes Team Size 16-28*


Playing Field Proper Width 37 m/40 yds Length 64 m/70 yds


Endzone Length 18 m/20 yds


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