|Governing Body:||World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF)|
Ultimate Frisbee is a non-contact team sport played with a flying disc by the players. It is an exciting sport that blends the element of football, soccer and basketball in one. The sport was invented in the late 1960's which is now played in more than 42 countries around the globe with more than 800,000 people estimated to play in the United States alone. Ultimate is the most popular flying disc sport.World Flying Disc Federation is the approved governing body of the sport that organizes world championship events, establishes uniform rules and set standards for and recording of world records.
To win a game a team needs to score more points than the opponent.
Each team consists of seven players on grass, five indoor and five on beach games. The players include throwers, markers and receivers.
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The approved field of play is a rectangular area with dimensions as displayed in the figure above. The field measures 100m by 37m; including end zones each measuring 18cm deep. The brick mark is 20 yards from each end zone midway between the sidelines. The proper playing field is the field with an exclusion of the end zones. The cones mark the corners of the playing field proper and the end zones.