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League Sanctioning


Welcome to the USA Ultimate League Sanctioning program! The purpose of this program is to provide benefits to league organizers while also ensuring a quality standard for leagues as well as insurance coverage for USA Ultimate members. By completing a simple list of requirements, league organizers can receive all of the benefits of the program! 

For tournament competition (recreational, Club & College regular season, hat tournaments, etc), please see Tournament Sanctioning for more information.

For practices, clinics, camps and other player/team development activity, please see Development Insurance for more information.



The primary purpose and benefit of utilizing the League Sanctioning program is the USA Ultimate insurance coverage provided for your event.


In order to receive the benefits of the League Sanctioning program certain requirements must be met. Requirements include but are not limited to, the rostering of all participants, purchasing memberships for all participants, and collecting signed waivers from all participants (or guardians of minors).

How to Apply

Once you feel that the League Sanctioning program is right for your event, you can apply for sanctioning approval by submitting your application and sanctioning fee.

Before applying, please review all of the benefitsrequirements, and the application process to ensure that you understand the program.

Please Note: USA Ultimate cannot sanction any events or programs with direct connection to or branding by the American Ultimate Disc League or any of its teams or brands.  See [link to 2014 position statement] for details.


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 leagues@usaultimate.org with any questions. We're happy to help you!