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Saturday, July 31, 2021


Tournament schedules and map will be posted online by Friday, July 23 at 4:00 pm.


Southwest Athletic Complex
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa


Tyler Stoppelmoor

2022 State Games of America
Qualifying Event

2022 State Games of America

All Iowans are eligible to participate!


Athletes will receive a colored T-shirt for their entry fee. Pre-registered athletes may upgrade their cotton shirt for a dri-fit for an additional $12 through June 23.

T-shirt pick up will be located indoors at the Scheman Building at the Iowa State Center (MAP). To enter, use the north doors and enter at ground level. Hours are:

Friday, July 30: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Saturday, July 31: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, August 1: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Due to COVID, Iowa Games is trying to limit the number of people in the building. Please send one representative from your team to pick up your team’s shirts. 


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 31, 2021


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

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 to view an online version of the 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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Google Play

The registration deadline has been extended to Thursday, July 22 at noon!


Registration Deadlines

$225/team if registered by May 10
$240/team if registered between May 11 – June 14
$255/team if registered between June 15 – July 19

Dri-Fit Upgrade Deadline ($12): June 23

Postal – July 21
Online – July 28

Click Here for Team Waiver Form

Must be returned to the Iowa Games office by 4:00 pm on July 28.

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