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Saturday, July 13, 2024


Southwest Athletic Complex
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa


Tyler Stoppelmoor

Competition Format

7 versus 7. Games played to 9 points during round robin play, but may be played up to 13 in the playoffs. At the time-cap teams will complete the point they are on; if there is a tie, one more point will be played.

There will be two divisions this year, a competitive and recreational division.

The tournament format will depend on the number of teams that sign up for each division.  If there is a low number of teams, we’ll have a pure round-robin tournament; otherwise we will have round robin pool play followed by a single-elimination tournament to determine medal winners.  All teams will qualify for some level of single-elimination playoffs.  

Men and women play in the same division.  20 player roster limit will be enforced (no gender requirements).  Although there are no gender requirements, we encourage the team captains to discuss prior to determine if it should be enforced on a per game basis.

Teams must rank themselves from 1 to 10 with 1 being noncompetitive and 10 being most competitive on the entry form.  Please use the following as guidelines when considering your team’s self-ranking.

8-10: Most of the team’s (>50%) highest level of play is on USA Ultimate college and/or club teams

5-7: Most of the team’s (>50%) highest level of play is summer leagues intramural teams, and/or high school teams

3-4: Most of the team’s (>50%) highest level of play is pick-up or Iowa Games

1-2: Most of the team (>50%) has never played any organized Ultimate before

Generally speaking, teams that ranking themselves 1-5 should be in the Recreational Division, and teams ranking themselves 6-10 are in the Competitive Division.  Please be honest with your self-rankings (in both directions) so everyone (both your teams and your opponents) can have an enjoyable day.


USA Ultimate (USAU) 11th Edition Rules will apply.  As always, Spirit of the Game should prevail for both players and spectators. Teams are responsible for their spectators.  The Ultimate director and committee reserve the right to eject teams and/or their spectators if they do not follow the Spirit of the Game.

Click Here to Visit the USA Ultimate Web Site for Complete Rules

Registered teams are to supply their own disc (Discraft 175 gram disc required). No metal cleats allowed but athletes may wear plastic cleats.

Age Determining Date

July 13, 2024

All athletes must be 15 years of age or older on the day of the competition.


Athletes can pick up their packets at Sukup South End Zone Club at Jack Trice Stadium. Access to Sukup End Zone is from University Boulevard. (MAP)

Friday, July 19: 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Saturday, July 20: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Sunday, July 21: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Medals sponsored by Grinnell Mutual

Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded.


Sport Specific Information

Click Here for Iowa Games Ultimate Information

Minimum number of registrants on roster: 7

Maximum number of registrants on roster: 20


Coed | Competitive

Coed | Recreational

Click Here for the 2023 Ultimate Schedule.

Schedules, Results and Teams will all be available through the Iowa Games app on your smartphone.

Click on the AppStore or Google Play button below to download and find your team!

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Registration Deadlines

$240/team if registered by May 1
$255/team if registered between May 2 – June 3
$270/team if registered between June 4 – June 24

Dri-Fit Upgrade Deadline ($12): June 16

Postal – July 1
Online – July 3

Click Here for Team Waiver Form

Must be returned to the Iowa Games office by 4:00 pm on July 3.

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