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League Sanctioning Application


Before applying, please make sure to fully review all of the benefits and requirements for the League sanctioning program. Once you feel that League sanctioning is right for your event, you can apply for sanctioning approval by submitting your application and sanctioning fee, linked below.

For insurance to run player or team development activity (practice/tryouts, pickup, camps/clinics), please apply through the USA Ultimate Development Insurance program.

For tournament competition, please apply through the Tournament Sanctioning Program.


Application Fee and Deadlines

  • $110 - At least 3 weeks (15 Business Days) prior to your event.
  • $220 - At least 2 Weeks (10 Business Days) prior to your event.
  • Sanctioning fee is waived for affiliates.
  • No Applications will be accepted within 9 business days of the event (too little time left for USAU staff to set things up & serve you effectively).
  • Applications are considered incomplete until payment is received. If you have any concerns or special circumstances please contact the santioning manager at Sanctioning@usaultimate.org to discuss.
  • There is a $25 non-refundable processing fee when you cancel your application (for any reason) before the start of the event. This will be withheld from the sanctioning application fee paid. Cancellations after the event start will result in a complete forfeit of the sanctioning application fee. Late fees are non-refundable.


Pay via Paypal

Choose your corresponding fee(s) from the payments page to be directed to Paypal and submit your application fee (You can use a credit card through Paypal without having a PP account). Either include the PayPal transaction ID in your application or forward your PayPal e-mail receipt to teal@hq.usaultimate.org

Pay via Check (Slower approval time)

Please make checks paypable to USA Ultimate. 

Please Mail to: 

USA Ultimate

ATTN: Teal Dabney

5825 Delmonico Drive, Suite 350

Colorado Springs, CO 80919


Please fill out your applicable application

Non-Affiliate League Application


Affiliate & State Based Organization League Application 



Once all materials (application and associated fees) have been received by USA Ultimate, the listed organizers for the event will be notified regarding the status of the application. Upon application approval and processing, the program manager will contact the listed organizers regarding the next steps and instructions for managing their event. If you have any concerns about the status of your application, you can always contact teal@hq.usaultimate.org

Organizer Resources

If you are a current organizer for a USA Ultimate Sanctioned event, check out this page for helpful resources for managing your event.


Please contact info@hq.usaultimate.org with any questions. We're happy to help!