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The History of Ultimate Frisbee

Timeline created by rebecca12 in History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
556 g 1121224345 small square Amherst College Utimate game Students at Amherst College develop a Frisbee football game with a serving tray. Rules were very similar to the modern rules of Ultimate Frisbee.
Lens4410782 1241705439wham o frisbee small square Frisbee production Wham-O becomes the sole producer of the "Frisbee."
Ultimate frisbee small square Columbia High School students invent "Frisbee Football" A group of students from the school paper and student council at the New Jersey High School create a game using Wham-O's frisbee which they nickname "Frisbee Football."
Imagen4 small square Rules written down Joel Silver, founder of the sport at Columbia High School, writes down the rules of his newly developed game.
Rutgerslogo small square First collegiate game played First collegiate Ultimate Frisbee game takes place between Rutgers and Princeton. Rutgers won the game 29-27.
Geartitle2 small square First organized national tournament The National Collegiate Championships was played between eight teams at Yale University. Rutgers took the crown.
Www.wfdf small square World Flying Disc Federation founded WFDF, an international governing body of all flying disc sports, is founded, recognizing Ultimate Frisbee as one of its sports.
Wucc2010%20131 small square First World Ultimate Club Championships The games were held in Cologne, Germany. USA took the men's and women's crown.
 dsc1896 small square Ultimate Frisbee recognized as an official sport in the World Games The sport is recognized in the 2001 World Games in Akita, Japan as an offical sport.