WFDF announces a new set of Rules of Ultimate and Appendix for 2021-2024

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF), following a review by the Rules Sub-Committee, has announced an updated set of the Rules of Ultimate and Championship Appendix for 2021-2024. The WFDF Board of Directors have approved these changes and the new rules come into effect on 1 January 2021. The WFDF Ultimate Rules Sub-Committee has introduced […]

What is a pick?

At our game on Sunday we had a number of questions about picks. It’s always a somewhat confusing and even controversial rule. I wasn’t 100% sure about how to answer some of the questions, so I found this: Really simple explanation The rules as written 18.3. “Pick” Violations: 18.3.1. If a defensive player is guarding […]

The Pull

In Blantyre, we’ve had a few discussion recently about what happens when the disc goes out on the pull (the first throw used to start and restart the game) and/or lands in the end zone. I think the rules for this have been updated over the years, and may be/have been different in the USA […]

Delay of play

Two related rules issues came up last Sunday, both about how quickly play needs to restart; so I had a look at the rule book to give some definitive answers. How quickly do you have to pick the disc up after a turnover or pull? Essentially the answer is: as quickly as possible. The aim […]