Sidelines 2010-10-28

Have no fright! Even though Tushar’s checking out the Yoo-Yoo finals, you’ll still be treated to the weekly installment of ultimate hodgepodge (with a Halloween bent).

‘Non-Corporeal Substance’ of the Game

Don’t know all the rules of Ultimate? At a minimum, read and comprehend the Spirit of the Game – the Golden Rule of our beloved sport.

[Official Rules of Ultimate: 11th Edition, Section 1. Introduction, item B] Spirit of the Game. Ultimate relies upon a spirit of sportsmanship that places the responsibility for fair play on the player. Highly competitive play is encouraged, but never at the expense of mutual respect among competitors, adherence to the agreed upon rules, or the basic joy of play. Protection of these vital elements serves to eliminate unsportsmanlike conduct from the Ultimate field. Such actions as taunting opposing players, dangerous aggression, belligerent intimidation, intentional infractions, or other ‘win-at-all-costs’ behavior are contrary to the Spirit of the Game and must be avoided by all players.”

Dying to Know What’s Happening at USA Ultimate Club Championships 2010?

Check out the Scoreboard (brought to you by USA Ultimate).

Follow all twitter chitter about the USA Ultimate Club Championships @ #UUCC or

Dig Up Plenty of Time to Watch the USAU Club Championships Finals

Back in 1971, early Ultimate looked like this grainy video. Now, we can view the most recent high-level Ultimate from Sarasota, Florida, USA, via Live Streaming.

Saturday, Oct. 30

@ 3:45pm ET: Masters Championship

Sunday, Oct. 31

@ 9am ET: Women’s Final

@ 11:45pm ET: Open Final

@ 2:30pm ET: Mixed Final

Use Your Braainns for a Frisbee-Inspired Halloween Costume

Still searching for the perfect costume this weekend? Depending on your style (and funds), learn how you can go retro or go modern – TRON-style. If the Halloween party is lame, you at least have a disc to toss around.

(1) Frisbee + (1) full body black spandex with electroluminescent wire

An Arm & A Leg

NIKE + Ultimate. Foreals?! See it to believe it. [via Get Ho!]

ESPooky Connections

Ultimate Results tells a possibly familiar tale…high stall count getting high…tight defense….

You’re starting to get nervous when your eyes lock with your old college roommate. You both know what to do and you let the disc fly with no hesitation. It’s an unorthodox decision but the pass is complete as if you drew it up that way. How many times has something like this happened to you? Do you and your teammates share some sort of extrasensory perception (ESP)? Read More…

Monster Opportunities in 2011

3rd World Championships of Beach Ultimate: August 22-28, 2011 in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy

2011 USA Ultimate College Championships: May 27-30 in Boulder, Colorado, USA

D-E-A-D-line Approaching

Vote at VC Ultimate’s sublimation contest – ending on November 1st. First place is 20 VC Sublimated Jerseys; second place is 20 white VC Classic Jerseys.

View the contest album on Facebook.

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