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The experience of being a USA Ultimate member includes many benefits and significant value…but most importantly you can FEEL GOOD knowing that you are a member and supporter of an organization that is developing the sport all over the U.S.  You are a part of giving kids their first disc, training coaches to build the next generation of players, making ultimate a safer activity, and much more!  All of these are part of the experience of being a member of USA Ultimate

Membership Level Eligibility and Benefits

USA Ultimate Membership - USA Ultimate memberships are not refundable. Members are encouraged to sign up as early as possible to receive the most from their membership. All USA Ultimate memberships are based on the calendar year (January 1 – December 31). Any memberships purchased through November 30 will expire on December 31 of the current year. Memberships for the following year become available on December 1. Please review the information carefully before registering.

  • Lifetime

  • Youth/College/Adult

  • Coach

  • Friends and Family

  • Youth-Serving Organization

  • Affiliate

  • Single Event

  • Lifetime Membership


    Anyone is eligible for a Lifetime membership!  Below are a list of the benefits at this membership level.


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    USA Ultimate Magazine Subscription

    USA Ultimate Magazine is a USA Ultimate publication that is available quarterly. As an initiative to reduce our environmental impact, the magazine is available electronically through the USA Ultimate mobile app.

     
           
    App icon  

    USA Ultimate Mobile App

    The USA Ultimate mobile app allows you to follow events, keep up with news, watch videos, check rules and read the USA Ultimate magazine. The app is available for both iOS and Android.

    iOSapp  googleplay

     
           
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    Discounted Rates for USAU General Merchandise

    Receive the member discounted rate when purchasing materials through USA Ultimate's General Merchandise Program.

     
           
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    Exclusive Discounts with USAU Partners

    Enjoy 20% off custom discs from Discraft with your current USAU membership. You can also enjoy discounts with:

     

     
           
    USA Ultimate Sanctioned Event Logo  

    Run USA Ultimate Sanctioned and Insured Events

    Organize a USA Ultimate sanctioned and/or insured tournament, league, practice or scrimmage! As an organizer, you are also eligible to order individual discs from USA Ultimate through the Affiliate/Organizer Merchandise Program.

     
           
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    Attend USAU Clinics and Conventions 

    USA Ultimate organizer conventions serve as a networking and an educational opportunity for various administrators of the sport. Be a part of the convention which is currently held every year at the U.S. Open Ultimate Championships

     
           
    TDCP logo  

    Eligible for Tournament Director's Certification Program

    Become a certified tournament director through the Tournament Director's Certification Program.

     
           
    Observer Certification Program  

    Eligible for Observer Certification 

    Become a certified observer through Observer Training Clinics.

     
           
    CDPUSAUltimate logo 2Spot web   Eligible for Coach Certification 

    Gain coaching certification through the Coaching Development Program.

     
           
    Contest WhyMyCoachRocks   Eligible for Coach of the Year Award 

    Be a recipient of the COTY AwardEach team that participates in the USA Ultimate College Series is eligible to vote for these awards.

     
           
      Eligible to Apply for Grants 

    Get a new ultimate program started in your area with a free equipment kit! Apply to receive a kit through the New Start Grant Program.

     
           
    USAU Sanctioned Event 2 3 11 smaller   Play in Sanctioned Events 

    Play in eligible USA Ultimate sanctioned events

     
           
    USAU blade   Play in USAU Championship & Regular Season Events 

    Play in USA Ultimate Championship and Regular Season events. 

     
           
        Insurance for Participation in USA Ultimate Events 

    Be covered through the USAU insurance program when participating in a USA Ultimate sanctioned or series event. 

     
           
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    Lifetime Member Mailing

    Upon becoming a lifetime member, you will receive some additional items, including:

    • Welcome letter
    • Permanent membership card
    • Lifetime member disc
    • Spectator guide
    • Sticker
    • Membership brochure
    • Rulebook
    • Most recent version of the magazine
     
           
       

    Vote in Elections 

    Vote to elect the members of the Board of Directors.

     

     

       
           
       

    Seek Election on the Board of Directors 

    USA Ultimate is governed by a Board of Directors that is a blend of elected and appointed directors.  You may seek election on the Board of Directors.

     
           
        Recognition on USA Ultimate Website

    USA Ultimate would like to recognize our lifetime members for the outstanding and continued support.  We recognize all USA Ultimate lifetime members on our website

     
           
       

    Scholarship Opportunities 

    Since USA Ultimate is a member of the Olympic Family, as a member you have access to scholarship opportunities at DeVry University.

     

     

  • Youth/College/Adult Membership

     

    Youth: You are eligible if you have not graduated from high school and are 19 or younger.  College/Adult: You are eligible if you have graduated from high school. 

      Below are a list of the benefits at this membership level. 


    MagIcon 2015 02  

    USA Ultimate Magazine Subscription

    USA Ultimate Magazine is a USA Ultimate publication that is available quarterly. As an initiative to reduce our environmental impact, the magazine is available electronically through the USA Ultimate mobile app.

     
           
    App icon  

    USA Ultimate Mobile App

    The USA Ultimate mobile app allows you to follow events, keep up with news, watch videos, check rules and read the USA Ultimate magazine. The app is available for both iOS and Android.

    iOSapp  googleplay

     

     
           
    Discs 435x290  

    Discounted Rates for USAU General Merchandise

    Receive the member discounted rate when purchasing materials through USA Ultimate's General Merchandise Program.

     
           
    Wyndham 600
    Discraft logo blackred tag
    redroofinn
     

    Exclusive Discounts with USAU Partners

    Enjoy 20% off custom discs from Discraft with your current USAU membership. You can also enjoy discounts with:

     
           
    USA Ultimate Sanctioned Event Logo  

    Run USA Ultimate Sanctioned and Insured Events

    Organize a USA Ultimate sanctioned and/or insured tournament, league, practice or scrimmage! As an organizer, you are also eligible to order individual discs from USA Ultimate through the Affiliate/Organizer Merchandise Program.

     
           
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    Attend USAU Clinics and Conventions 

    USA Ultimate organizer conventions serve as a networking and an educational opportunity for various administrators of the sport. Be a part of the convention which is currently held every year at the U.S. Open Ultimate Championships

     
           
    TDCP logo  

    Eligible for Tournament Director's Certification Program

    Become a certified tournament director through the Tournament Director's Certification Program.*

    *Available to college and adult members (not youth).

     
           
    Observer Certification Program  

    Eligible for Observer Certification 

    Become a certified observer through Observer Training Clinics.

     
           
      Eligible to Apply for Grants 

    Get a new ultimate program started in your area with a free equipment kit! Apply to receive a kit through the New Start Grant Program.

     
           
    USAU Sanctioned Event 2 3 11 smaller   Play in Sanctioned Events 

    Play in eligible USA Ultimate sanctioned events

     
           
    USAU blade   Play in USAU Championship & Regular Season Events 

    Play in USA Ultimate Championship and Regular Season events. 

     
           
        Insurance for Participation in USA Ultimate Events 

    Be covered through the USAU insurance program when participating in a USA Ultimate sanctioned or series event. 

     
           
       

    Vote in Elections 

    Vote to elect the members of the Board of Directors.

     

     

       
           
       

    Seek Election on the Board of Directors 

    USA Ultimate is governed by a Board of Directors that is a blend of elected and appointed directors.  You may seek election on the Board of Directors.

     
           
       

    Scholarship Opportunities 

    Since USA Ultimate is a member of the Olympic Family, as a member you have access to scholarship opportunities at DeVry University.

     

     

  • Coach Membership


    You must be 18 or older to purchase a coach or coach/player membership. 
    A completed, current background check is required.

    Coach/Player membership has the combined benefits of Coach and Adult memberships.  Below are a list of the benefits at this membership level.


    MagIcon 2015 02  

    USA Ultimate Magazine Subscription

    USA Ultimate Magazine is a USA Ultimate publication that is available quarterly. As an initiative to reduce our environmental impact, the magazine is available electronically through the USA Ultimate mobile app.

     
           
    App icon  

    USA Ultimate Mobile App

    The USA Ultimate mobile app allows you to follow events, keep up with news, watch videos, check rules and read the USA Ultimate magazine. The app is available for both iOS and Android.

    iOSapp  googleplay

     
           
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    Access to Team USA Mobile Coach App

    USA Ultimate Coach members receive a free subscription to the Team USA Mobile Coach App. With the Team USA Mobile Coach App, coaches will have instant access to current and new coaching resources from both USA Ultimate, the USOC Coaches, and Paralympic resources on both their desktop and mobile devices.

    Current USA Ultimate Coaches can access this benefit by registering their account at mobilecoach.teamusa.org. After registration, users may download the free app and log in from any iPhone, iPad or Android-based product.

     
           
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    Discounted Rates for USAU General Merchandise

    Receive the member discounted rate when purchasing materials through USA Ultimate's General Merchandise Program.

     
           
    Wyndham 600
    Discraft logo blackred tag
    redroofinn
     

    Exclusive Discounts with USAU Partners

    Enjoy 20% off custom discs from Discraft with your current USAU membership. You can also enjoy discounts with:

     
           
    USA Ultimate Sanctioned Event Logo  

    Run USA Ultimate Sanctioned and Insured Events

    Organize a USA Ultimate sanctioned and/or insured tournament, league, practice or scrimmage! As an organizer, you are also eligible to order individual discs from USA Ultimate through the Affiliate/Organizer Merchandise Program.

     
           
    2015USOpenLogo 500x500  

    Attend USAU Clinics and Conventions 

    USA Ultimate organizer conventions serve as a networking and an educational opportunity for various administrators of the sport. Be a part of the convention which is currently held every year at the U.S. Open Ultimate Championships

     
           
    TDCP logo  

    Eligible for Tournament Director's Certification Program

    Become a certified tournament director through the Tournament Director's Certification Program.

     
           
    Observer Certification Program  

    Eligible for Observer Certification 

    Become a certified observer through Observer Training Clinics.

     
           
    CDPUSAUltimate logo 2Spot web   Eligible for Coach Certification 

    Gain coaching certification through the Coaching Development Program.

     
           
    Contest WhyMyCoachRocks   Eligible for Coach of the Year Award 

    Be a recipient of the COTY AwardEach team that participates in the USA Ultimate College Series is eligible to vote for these awards.

     
           
      Eligible to Apply for Grants 

    Get a new ultimate program started in your area with a free equipment kit! Apply to receive a kit through the New Start Grant Program.

     
           
        Insurance for Participation in USA Ultimate Events 

    Be covered through the USAU insurance program when participating in a USA Ultimate sanctioned or series event. 

     
           
       

    Vote in Elections 

    Vote to elect the members of the Board of Directors.

     
           
       

    Seek Election on the Board of Directors 

    USA Ultimate is governed by a Board of Directors that is a blend of elected and appointed directors.  You may seek election on the Board of Directors.

     
           
       

    Scholarship Opportunities 

    Since USA Ultimate is a member of the Olympic Family, as a member you have access to scholarship opportunities at DeVry University.

     

     

  • Friends and Family Membership


    Anyone is eligible for a Friends and Family membership!  Below are a list of the benefits at this membership level.


    MagIcon 2015 02  

    USA Ultimate Magazine Subscription

    USA Ultimate Magazine is a USA Ultimate publication that is available quarterly. As an initiative to reduce our environmental impact, the magazine is available electronically through the USA Ultimate mobile app.

     
           
    App icon  

    USA Ultimate Mobile App

    The USA Ultimate mobile app allows you to follow events, keep up with news, watch videos, check rules and read the USA Ultimate magazine. The app is available for both iOS and Android.

    iOSapp  googleplay

     
           
    Discs 435x290  

    Discounted Rates for USAU General Merchandise

    Receive the member discounted rate when purchasing materials through USA Ultimate's General Merchandise Program.

     
           

    Wyndham 600
    Discraft logo blackred tag
    redroofinn

     

    Exclusive Discounts with USAU Partners

    Enjoy 20% off custom discs from Discraft with your current USAU membership. You can also enjoy discounts with:

     
           
    USA Ultimate Sanctioned Event Logo  

    Run USA Ultimate Sanctioned and Insured Events

    Organize a USA Ultimate sanctioned and/or insured tournament, league, practice or scrimmage! As an organizer, you are also eligible to order individual discs from USA Ultimate through the Affiliate/Organizer Merchandise Program.

     
           
    2015USOpenLogo 500x500  

    Attend USAU Clinics and Conventions 

    USA Ultimate organizer conventions serve as a networking and an educational opportunity for various administrators of the sport. Be a part of the convention which is currently held every year at the U.S. Open Ultimate Championships

     
           
    TDCP logo  

    Eligible for Tournament Director's Certification Program

    Become a certified tournament director through the Tournament Director's Certification Program.

     
           
    Observer Certification Program  

    Eligible for Observer Certification 

    Become a certified observer through Observer Training Clinics.

     
           
       

    Vote in Elections 

    Vote to elect the members of the Board of Directors.

     

     

       
           
       

    Seek Election on the Board of Directors 

    USA Ultimate is governed by a Board of Directors that is a blend of elected and appointed directors.  You may seek election on the Board of Directors.

     
           
       

    Scholarship Opportunities 

    Since USA Ultimate is a member of the Olympic Family, as a member you have access to scholarship opportunities at DeVry University.

     

     

  • Youth-Serving Organization

    (see flyer here)


    Designed for multisport organizations who would like to add the sport ultimate to their menu of programs for youth. Types of organization include:

    • After school programs
    • Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops
    • Boys and Girls Clubs
    • Camps
    • Catholic Youth Organizations
    • Jewish Community Centers (JCCs)
    • Parks & Recreation departments (i.e. City Parks and Rec)
    • PE classes (middle schools and high schools)
    • YMCA Chapters and Assocations

     

    Receive a Complimentary Learn to Play Kit*

    Youth-serving organization members are eligible to receive a complimentary Learn to Play kit when purchasing or renewing your 2-year membership. 

    *Kits will only be mailed to members within the US

     
           
    MagIcon 2015 02  

    USA Ultimate Magazine Subscription

    USA Ultimate Magazine is a USA Ultimate publication that is available quarterly. As an initiative to reduce our environmental impact, the magazine is available electronically through the USA Ultimate mobile app.

     
           
    App icon  

    USA Ultimate Mobile App

    The USA Ultimate mobile app allows you to follow events, keep up with news, watch videos, check rules and read the USA Ultimate magazine. The app is available for both iOS and Android.

    iOSapp  googleplay

     
           
    Discs 435x290  

    Discounted Rates for USAU General Merchandise

    Receive the member discounted rate when purchasing materials through USA Ultimate's General Merchandise Program.

     
           
    Wyndham 600
    Discraft logo blackred tag
    redroofinn
     

    Exclusive Discounts with USAU Partners

    Enjoy 20% off custom discs from Discraft with your current USAU membership. You can also enjoy discounts with:

     
           
    USA Ultimate Sanctioned Event Logo  

    Run USA Ultimate Sanctioned and/or Insured Events

    Organize a USA Ultimate sanctioned and/or insured tournament, league, practice or scrimmage! As an organizer, you are also eligible to order individual discs from USA Ultimate through the Affiliate/Organizer Merchandise Program.

     
           
    2015USOpenLogo 500x500  

    Attend USA Ultimate Conventions 

    USA Ultimate organizer conventions serve as a networking and an educational opportunity for various administrators of the sport. Be a part of the convention which is currently held every year at the U.S. Open Ultimate Championships

     
           
       

    Scholarship Opportunities 

    Since USA Ultimate is a member of the Olympic Family, as a member you have access to scholarship opportunities at DeVry University.

     

     

  • Affiliate Membership


    You must participate in an event run by a USA Ultimate affiliate organization to purchase an Affiliate membership. Affiliate memberships are not applicable for regular season or series events.

    Below are a list of the benefits at this membership level.


    MagIcon 2015 02  

    USA Ultimate Magazine Subscription

    USA Ultimate Magazine is a USA Ultimate publication that is available quarterly. As an initiative to reduce our environmental impact, the magazine is available electronically through the USA Ultimate mobile app.

     
           
     App icon   USA Ultimate Mobile App

    The USA Ultimate mobile app allows you to follow events, keep up with news, watch videos, check rules and read the USA Ultimate magazine. The app is available for both iOS and Android.

    iOSapp  googleplay

     
           
    Discs 435x290  

    Discounted Rates for USAU General Merchandise

    Receive the member discounted rate when purchasing materials through USA Ultimate's General Merchandise Program.

     
           
    Wyndham 600
    Discraft logo blackred tag
    redroofinn
     

    Exclusive Discounts with USAU Partners

    Enjoy 20% off custom discs from Discraft with your current USAU membership. You can also enjoy discounts with:

     
           
    USA Ultimate Sanctioned Event Logo  

    Run USA Ultimate Sanctioned and Insured Events

    Organize a USA Ultimate sanctioned and/or insured tournament, league, practice or scrimmage! As an organizer, you are also eligible to order individual discs from USA Ultimate through the Affiliate/Organizer Merchandise Program.

     
           
    2015USOpenLogo 500x500  

    Attend USAU Clinics and Conventions 

    USA Ultimate organizer conventions serve as a networking and an educational opportunity for various administrators of the sport. Be a part of the convention which is currently held every year at the U.S. Open Ultimate Championships

     
           
    TDCP logo  

    Eligible for Tournament Director's Certification Program

    Become a certified tournament director through the Tournament Director's Certification Program.

     
           
    Observer Certification Program  

    Eligible for Observer Certification 

    Become a certified observer through Observer Training Clinics.

     
           
    USAU Sanctioned Event 2 3 11 smaller   Play in Sanctioned Events 

    Play in eligible (non-regular season & non-championship) USA Ultimate sanctioned events

     
           
        Insurance for Participation in USA Ultimate Events 

    Be covered through the USAU insurance program when participating in a USA Ultimate sanctioned event. 

     
           
       

    Vote in Elections 

    Vote to elect the members of the Board of Directors.

     

     

       
           
       

    Scholarship Opportunities 

    Since USA Ultimate is a member of the Olympic Family, as a member you have access to scholarship opportunities at DeVry University.

     

     

  • Single Event Membership

     

    Event memberships only apply to the specific event for which it was purchased. They are not available for regular season or series events.

    Event 
    memberships can be purchased once you have been added to the event roster.

    Youth event
     memberships are available to members that have not graduated from high school and are 19 or younger.

    Below are a list of the benefits at this membership level.


    USAU Sanctioned Event 2 3 11 smaller   Play in Sanctioned Events 

    Play in eligible USA Ultimate sanctioned events

     
           
    App icon  

    USA Ultimate Mobile App

    The USA Ultimate mobile app allows you to follow events, keep up with news, watch videos, check rules and read the USA Ultimate magazine. The app is available for both iOS and Android.

    iOSapp  googleplay

     
           
        Insurance for Participation in USA Ultimate Events 

    Be covered through the USAU insurance program when participating in a USA Ultimate sanctioned event.

     
           
       

    Scholarship Opportunities 

    Since USA Ultimate is a member of the Olympic Family, as a member you have access to scholarship opportunities at DeVry University.

     

     

 

 

 

USA Ultimate Membership - USA Ultimate memberships are not refundable. Members are encouraged to sign up as early as possible to receive the most from their membership. All USA Ultimate memberships are based on the calendar year (January 1 – December 31). Any memberships purchased through November 30 will expire on December 31 of the current year. Memberships for the following year become available on December 1. Please review the information carefully before registering.