What is Ultimate?
Ultimate, originally known as ultimate frisbee, is a non-contact team sport played by players with a flying disc (frisbee*TM).
It mixes the best features of sports such as Soccer, Basketball, American Football and Netball into an elegantly simple yet fascinating and demanding game. Although ultimate resembles many traditional sports in its athletic requirements, it is unlike most sports due to its focus on self-officiating, even at the highest levels of competition. Points are scored by passing the disc to a teammate in the opposing end zone. Other basic rules are that players must not take steps while holding the disc, and interceptions, incomplete passes, and passes out of bounds are turnovers. Rain, wind, or occasionally other adversities can make for a testing match with rapid turnovers, heightening the pressure of play.
Beach Tournament – It may sound easy but it’s not; this is the same level of fitness on a slightly smaller field, but now all the running and jumping is taking place in the sand. Beach Ultimate is recognized by WFDF as a separate disc sport and the high-end beach tournaments include Paganello, held in Italy, Wildwood Ultimate Tournament and Lei-Out, both held in the US, and the World Championship of Beach Ultimate. All beach ultimate players demonstrate huge strength and stamina to play such a physical game while sinking into a soft, slippery surface.
The W2BU [Wildwood Beach Ultimate] tournament is sponsored by the ABUA [American Beach Ultimate Association], “The Home of American Beach Ultimate”. The ABUA is dedicated to the continued growth of the sport of Beach Ultimate by strengthening competition in the local, national and global Beach Ultimate community. We strive to produce the best tournament experiences for all of our participants.