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Co-Rec Ultimate Rules

SUNY Delhi follows the rules set forth by the Ultimate Players Association (UPA), with ten simple modifications.  For a copy of the rules, please visit:

 Ultimate in 10 Simple Rules

1. The Field and Time: A rectangular shape with end zones at each end. A regulation field is 70 yards by 40 yards, with end zones 25 yards deep.  The game will consist of two 14-minute halves, and a 2-minute half-time.  Each team will have two time-outs per half.  The clock stops on time-outs and goals.  Overtime will consist of one 5-minute period.

2. Initiate Play: Each point begins with both teams lining up on the front of their respective end zone line. The defense throws ("pulls") the disc to the offense. A regulation game has seven (7) players per team.

3. Scoring: Each time the offense completes a pass in the defense's end zone, the offense scores a point. Play is initiated after each score.

4. Movement of the Disc: The disc may be advanced in any direction by completing a pass to a teammate. Players may not run with the disc. The person with the disc ("thrower") has ten seconds to throw the disc. The defender guarding the thrower ("marker") counts out the stall count.

5. Change of Possession: When a pass in not completed (e.g. out of bounds, drop, block, interception), the defense immediately takes possession of the disc and becomes the offense.

6. Substitutions: Players not in the game may replace players in the game after a score and during an injury timeout.

7. Non-contact: No physical contact is allowed between players. Picks and screens are also prohibited. A foul occurs when contact is made.

8. Fouls: When a player initiates contact on another player a foul occurs. When a foul disrupts possession, the play resumes as if the possession was retained. If the player committing the foul disagrees with the foul call, the play is redone.

9. Self-Officiating: Players are responsible for their own foul and line calls. Players resolve their own disputes.

10. Spirit of the Game: Ultimate stresses sportsmanship and fair play. Competitive play is encouraged, but never at the expense of respect between players, adherence to the rules, and the basic joy of play.

Team Roster

A. The player roster is limited to no more than twelve (12) players at any one time.

B. There of seven (7) players on the field, and two (2) females must be on the field playing at all times. The team will forfeit if they do not have six (6) players 10 minutes after the scheduled time.  One (1) of these players must be female.

C. The Intramural Coordinator must be notified of any additions to the roster before the new players can play.  Additions are permitted provided the roster does not exceed twelve (12).


A. Frisbees will be provided by the Intramural Coordinator.

B. Play will take place on the IM Field.

Beau Bracchy
Intramural Coordinator
Last Updated: 1/27/15