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Old 07-15-2013, 09:32 AM
jtencer jtencer is offline
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Originally Posted by turbosteve View Post
Does Ultimate have payouts in merch like Disc Golf?
There are occasionally payouts for winning teams at tournaments, but more often than not it's a goofy trophy or bragging rights (usually bragging rights). Playing the game is its own reward.

That said, Ultimate is currently undergoing a reorganization. The series format (sectionals-regionals-nationals) is all different starting this year. There's also the burgeoning MLU league. I'm not sure exactly how profits are distributed in MLU.

The male/female split is way more even than dg, but it's nowhere near 50/50. Coed tournaments are usually 4/3 or 5/2 format but teams always have more trouble finding women to play than men. I would estimate that the true split is more like 6/1 based on league participation in Knoxville, Tampa, Austin, and Albuquerque.

And ultimate is played recreationally all over the country, not just in college towns. It's very easy to find a game wherever you are.
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