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Rules of ultimate frisbee

Rules vary on who plays and where you play. but these are pretty universal for all types of games.

The pull-
In order to start the games both teams line up on either end zone. the defensive team will raise one arm as a signal of readiness, as soon as a offensive team member raises his or her hand the pull may be thrown. when you throw the pull the game has started

Passing-
Passing the disc is the how the game moves. the offense can throw the disc in any direction, it just has to stay in the boundaries. once a player catchs the disc, a defensive player can "stall" him or her. if the defensive player gets to a ten stall count, there is a turnover.

Scoring-
The offensive team scores when a team mate throws the disc and its caught in the endzone they're attacking, this is one point. after the point is scored the team that scored a point stays at that endzone, while the other team walks to the opposite endzone. this is commonly reffered to as "losers walk"

Turnovers-
There is a turn over when the offensive side throws a pass that is not caught and hits the ground. another time for a turnover is when the defensive team knocks the disc to the ground. this is one of the harder turnovers, but if the defensive team intercepts the pass, then its a turnover. lastly, if the defense gets an offensive player to a stall cound of 10.


 

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