Ultimate Frisbee: A Sport or Not?

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Remember the days when you would get a cheap frisbee at the store for hours of fun with your friends or even your dog? Well, things are changing.

Ultimate Frisbee is a sport that is taking the world by storm. There are millions of people playing Ultimate Frisbee in countries all over the globe. The sport is growing in popularity every year, and there are now professional Ultimate Frisbee leagues in many countries.

So, what is Ultimate Frisbee? Ultimate Frisbee is a team sport that is played with a Frisbee. The objective of the game is to score points by catching the Frisbee in the end zone. The game is played on a field that is similar to a football field.

While it’s been big in other countries for a few years now, you’ll start to see a lot more of it in the US, too. If you can run, throw, and catch, you might even consider trying out for a league. Yes, there are now leagues.

In Illinois, it was all anyone could talk about because of the athletes competing for the Ultimate Frisbee tournament. In Loves Park, there were 62 teams taking part across four divisions. College open, college women, high school, and even masters. And people have been traveling from all over the Midwest to be a part of what’s going on.

Check out this tutorial:

It’s a lot more complicated than we thought. It’s not a friendly game of beach frisbee with your dog anymore, that’s for sure.