Format

open division 2019 – 32 teams

Open division has two top seeded pools with four teams (A-B), four middle seeded pools with three teams (C-F) and four lower pools with three teams (G-J).

After poolplay on Friday, the #1 from the lower pools and all teams from the middle pools will advance to a knock-out stage. Winners from the knock-out advance to pre-quarters (1-16) against a team from the top pools.

#2 and #3 from the lower pools play a re-seeding cross-over and then advance to a lower bracket of pre-quarters (17-32) against the losers from the knock-out stage.

After this, all teams play quarters, semis and finals.

All teams play 7 games in total.


women’s division 2019 – 20 teams

In women’s there are two top seeded pools (Q-R) and two lower seeded pools (S-T) with 5 teams each.

#3 and #4 from the top pools advance to pre-quarters against #1 and #2 from the lower pools.

The pre-quarter winners advance to quarters, semis and finals (places 1-8) against #1 and #2 from the top pools.

#5 from the top pools play #3 from the lower pools in a knock-out game, after which the winners join two pre-quarter losers in a bracket of semis and finals for places 9-12.

The knock-out losers and two pre-quarter losers join #4 and #5 from the lower pools in a bracket of quarters, semis and finals for places 13-20.

All teams play 7 or 8 games in total.



Rules

  • 5 players per team on the field.
  • Maximum 10 players per team. Players aged 35+ years count as 0.5 (e.g. teams with three or four 35+ players can have 8 other players).
  • The field’s outer dimentions are 68 x 24m, end zones are 14m deep, brick point is 9m from the end zone. (Close to BULA’s specs for beach ultimate)
  • The surface is high quality turf (artificial grass).
  • Stall count to 10.
  • Game time is 25 min.

Except for the above, WFDF’s official rules apply.

Fields

Games are played on artificial grass in a huge indoor sports hall in excellent quality. The same field the national soccer team uses for winter season training.
The fields are 68x24m – significantly larger than regular indoor fields. Close to beach ultimate size.

Playing indoor ultimate on grass the game is more authentic, turns are faster and layouts don’t give you category 3 skin burns. It’s like outdoor ultimate but without wind and rain, so keep expecting blades and hammers!

On the big field size, throwing skills become more important. How far can you throw a good hammer? Playing 5 – 5 there is a lot more space than what we’re used to indoors. Each player on the field needs to be active.

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