Ultimate, also called ultimate Frisbee, Flatball or just Frisbee, is a sport played with a flying disc or what is commonly known as Frisbee. The first ultimate game was played at Columbia High School in New Jersey in the 1960’s between students.
Ultimate is played with two teams, with seven members teams, sometimes fewer. The aim is to pass the flying disc to a teammate in the opposing end zone. The game starts with both teams at opposite ends, and they try to advance the flying disc, or Frisbee, to the other end zone. If a pass is intercepted, the opponent gains possession.
There are leagues all over the world for this game. USA Ultimate and Ultimate Canada are among those leagues.
- Disc Golf — frisbee golf, the objective is to traverse a course from start to end with the fewest number of throws of the disc.
- Guts — a disc sport derived from dodgeball, where players try to strike their opponents with a frisbee.
- American Football — each team attempts to advance an oval ball down the field into the end zone by running or passing it.
- DiscHoops — combines elements of Ultimate Frisbee and basketball [New Sport]