Ultimate Frisbee by YuC

Champion(s):

WangS


Runner(s)-Up:

DougB
Similar minds think alike


Quiz Description

A quiz about the rules, history, and other tidbits about this sport.

Full Results:

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1 WangS 490 96 15
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2 DougB 482 88 15
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3 ClarksonB 445 80 15
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4 MyrowitzJ 361 73 15
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5 esarhaddon 360 65 15
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6 GrahamJ 301 57 15
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7 BringMoreLegos 254 50 15
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8 chc 216 42 15
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9 PipkeR 170 30 15
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9 DAttilioB 170 30 15
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11 RautY 161 19 15
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12 DouglasLovesVixey 15 7 15
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12 DFisher 15 7 15
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Questions:

The term "Frisbee" originated from the Frisbie Pie Company, whose pie tins could be inverted and thrown in various ways. What toy company bought the rights to the term "Frisbie," changing it to "Frisbee" to avoid trademark infringement?

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Wham-O

Speaking of which, that toy company was already producing a flying disc toy at the time. What was the cosmic alliterative name of that disc?

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Pluto Platter

The game of Ultimate Frisbee (often shortened to Ultimate) was invented in the 1960s and developed at what high school in Maplewood, New Jersey?

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Columbia

Speaking of which, along with Buzzy Hellring and Jonny Hines, what Hollywood producer, known for his work with the Matrix Trilogy, is credited with developing the first set of rules of Ultimate?

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Joel Silver

What word fills in the blank from this excerpt from USA Ultimate's 11th edition rules? "A _____ occurs whenever an offensive player moves in a manner that causes a defensive player guarding (II.G) an offensive player to be obstructed by another player. Obstruction may result from contact with, or the need to avoid, the obstructing player."

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Pick

Linked is a picture of the creator of this quiz. What word has been redacted from the back of his jersey?

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Observer

Part of the culture of the sport are the quirky team names and logos (e.g. Raleigh Llamas and Axis of C'Ville, both of whom have won national championships in the mixed division). The name of what animal has been redacted from the logo of this team, themselves a former national champion?

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Polar Bears

What four-word phrase fills in the blank in this excerpt from the USA Ultimate 11th edition rules? "Highly competitive play is encouraged, but never at the expense of mutual respect among competitors, adherence to the agreed upon rules, or the basic joy of play. Protection of these vital elements serves to eliminate unsportsmanlike conduct from the Ultimate field. Such actions as taunting opposing players, dangerous aggression, belligerent intimidation, intentional infractions, or other win-at-all-costs behavior are contrary to the __________ and must be avoided by all players."

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Spirit of the Game

What number fills in the blank in this excerpt from the USA Ultimate 11th edition rules? "Player: Any of the up to _____ persons participating in the game at any one time."

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Fourteen (14)

The American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) came into existence in 2012, and in 2013, the first Canadian franchise made its debut, coming out of Toronto. What is the name of this team, paying homage to a famous trio from the city?

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Toronto Rush

What last name (and semi-rare ultimate term) fills in both of the blanks in this description of a prestigious award? "In the eyes of his or her peers, the _______ winner is the personification of the ideal ultimate player. Like Henry himself, players who win the award are recognized not just for their on-field accomplishments, but display superior athleticism, outstanding sportsmanship, leadership and dedication. As ultimate’s oldest and most prestigious award, it is hoped players nominated for the _______ will continue as ambassadors for the sport through superior on-field play and sportsmanship."

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Callahan

The "playing field proper" is defined as the in-bounds area of the field, excluding the end zones. In square feet, under USAU rules, what is the area of a standard playing field proper?

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25,200 (70 yards by 40 yards)