Ann Arbor Ultimate Rule Modifications

Ann Arbor Ultimate plays using the 11th edition rules, with some modifications. For the full rules, see

Competitive divisions (e.g. Summer Draft League, Winter League) plays by the 11th edition rules with no modifications.

Recreational divisions play by the 11th edition rules with these modifications:

  • There is no turnover on a dropped pull. Instead, defense gets to set up, like after a time out
  • No kick blocks are allowed within 5 feet of thrower.
  • Zone defenses are not allowed during first 3 games. This includes blatent poaching.
  • Captain instructional timeouts may be called as needed (e.g. to explain what "pick" means). These do not count towards the normal allotment of time outs.