Category Archives: Disciplines

Wheelchair Ultimate

There are no referees. Each player is responsible for knowing the rules and calling their own violations as well as resolving any disputes themselves. Mutual respect is a necessary element for the game to work. Players try to advance the frisbee down the court by passing it back and forth to their teammates. A player must

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Beach Ultimate

Beach Ultimate is variant of grass Ultimate. The rules are the same with the exception that Beach Ultimate is played on a smaller field (75x25m) and is generally played 5-a-side. There is also a 4-on-4 version that is slowly gaining popularity. The first Beach Ultimate tournament was in 1986 in Texas. In 1989 the first

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Canine Disc

Canine disc is very simple. The dog is the receiver and the player must throw the disc so that the dog can catch it. Within the sport itself, there are many different types of disciplines. Canine disc is unique to the other classic disciplines because there are not only different organizations within the sport but

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Freestyle

Freestyle Frisbee is an extended game of catch and throw where freestylers perform special “tricks” or maneuvers before performing the catch. These frisbee tricks can be simple, like a quick tip to an under the leg catch, or quite complicated. Freestyle frisbee is usually distinguished from other frisbee sports because it uses the nail delay,

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Distance

Players throw as far as they can from behind a line. The distance from the throwing line to where the disc first hits the ground is measured. Players get five attempts per round and up to three rounds per day to try and get their longest throw. Measuring is done with a laser rangefinder to

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Discathon

The intention of the game Discathon is a racing event covering a course that can be 200 meters to 1 kilometer long from start to finish. Players carry two or three discs that are thrown alternately. A player’s disc must travel the appointed course of mandatory obstacles that must be passed in a specific direction.

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Accuracy

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZXOxF4epkM[/youtube] Description This event is similar to archery — except with flying discs. The goal is to throw as accurately as possible through a square target. Players throw four discs from each of seven different positions (as illustrated). The target is a standing square frame measuring 1.5 meters by 1.5 meters, which is at a

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Double Disc Court

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nszaRylOxus[/youtube] The intention of the game Double Disc Court is played by two teams of two players each and two discs. The 110 gram Wham-O pro model disc is the official disc for DDC, but similar discs can also be used. The drawing on the right shows the field of play. There are two courts;

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Self-Caught Flight

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qo_S1cN4kDM[/youtube] Self-Caught Flight (SCF) includes two events with the intention throwing the disc in a high boomerang flight allowing the thrower to then catch it — with one hand! In Maximum Time Aloft (MTA), a player aims to accumulate a maximum number ofseconds between the throw and catch; in Throw, Run and Catch (TRC), the

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Guts

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTeGhAppSxA[/youtube] The intent of the game Guts is one of the team events in the flying disc sports. It is played by two teams of five players each. The official disc of the game is the Pro model Frisbee disc. For informal play, a lightweight, blunt-rim disc such as the 100g DDC Frisbee is sometimes

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