HUNDREDS of the world’s best Frisbee players will be in Perth in the New Year to take part in the World under-24 Ultimate Championships.
Organisers are buoyed that the tournament has so far attracted 44 teams from the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, South Africa and Australia, making it the biggest under-24 world championships to date.
Men’s, women’s and mixed games will be played at UWA Sports Park in Mt Claremont, beginning January 7.
Ultimate is a fast-growing, free-flowing sport played with a flying disc that combines elements of gridiron, netball and touch football.
It is unique because the overriding rule – the ‘Spirit of the Game’ – encourages true sportsmanship by requiring all players to self-referee.
Previous age restricted tournaments were held in London, England (2013), Toronto, Canada (2013) and Florence, Italy (2010).