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The Youth Division began in 1988 and has grown to include more than 15,000 student-athletes across over 400 club and school-based teams. 2005 marked the introduction of a summer youth club competition structure to complement the existing high-school-based play season. The division currently includes championship play at the high school, U-20 and U-17 levels, in addition to a growing U-15 level and development-level programs for elementary and middle school players.

Youth Division

  Youth   College   Club   Masters   Beach  
2019 High School Season
2019 Youth Club Season
News & Media
Regional Boundaries
  RYD (Central) Fran Kelley
  RYD (Northeast) Christie Lawry
  RYD (South) Jonathan Nethercutt
  RYD (West) Ben Snell


Youth Division Guidelines

Youth Division Contacts



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2019 High School Season


  April - June, September - November  

HS State Championships

Championship Events - information on how to submit a bid to host a HS State Championship



  • Boys HS State Championships

  • Girls HS State Championships

  • Mixed HS State Championships

  • History

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2019 Youth Club Season


  April - November  
  Youth Club Qualifying Leagues  
  TBA  June-July    
     Youth Warm-Ups    
       Aug. 3 - 5   
       Youth Club Championships  
        Fall 2018  
        Youth Fall Cups    


  • Youth Club Championships

  • Youth Fall Cup

  • History

  • Youth Club Championships

    The 2019 Youth Club Championships will take place at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minn. for the 15th consecutive year, Aug. 3-5, and will be hosted once again by Minnesota Ultimate.

    We have had a very positive response to combining YCC with the U.S. Open, so we will be continuing to hold them together.  

    2018 Youth Club Championships Winners:

    • D.C. Foggy Bottom Boys (U-20 Boys - Div 1)
    • Minnesota Superior A (U-20 Boys - Div 2)
    • Triangle Area Warhawks (U-20 Girls)
    • San Diego Powerline (U-20 Mixed)
    • Seattle Space Jam (U-17 Boys)
    • Cincinnati Baby Belle (U-17 Girls)
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    Aug 3-5, 2019




    Blaine, MN



  • The Youth Fall Cups are open to all youth ultimate teams.  These events take place in the fall of the year, and will be hosted by USAU State-based Organizations and Affiliates.

    Bids to host a Fall Cup will open on February 1st.


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     Central Youth Cups



    Northeastern Youth Cups



    Southern Youth Cups




    Western Youth Cups










  • Youth Division (Est. 1988)

      2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
    2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
    1999 1998                


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The maps below include tabs for 2018 Youth Club Championship particpants, as well as tabs for 2018 High School State Championships participants (boys/girls/mixed).  For the YCC map, the colors indicate the division of participation: {U-20 Boys; U-20 girls; U-20 mixed; U-17 boys; U-17 girls}.

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  • Youth Club Championship Teams

  • HS States (Boys)

  • HS States (Girls)

  • HS States (Mixed)

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Regional Boundaries

  High School teams compete in one of 4 geographic regions of play for the HS Regional Championships.  

  • Central

  • Northeast

  • South

  • West

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Who is eligible to compete and how can I register to play?

Read the Youth Guidelines for information on eligiblity as well as registration for 2014 Youth events.

Where does my school play? 

High school competition is structured at the state level. The country is also broken out into four youth regions for the HS Regional Championships.

Who are my local coordinators?

Visit the Contact Us page for the full list of volunteer youth coordinators and their email aliases.

How do I start a team?

Visit our resource center for the information relevant to starting a team.

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