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4-8th Grade Co-ed
Ultimate Frisbee League

Teams around the city + once per week games

Fall begins September 11th.

Join our club this Fall and discover why Ultimate Frisbee is the best sport in the world. We welcome players of all skill levels and are committed to teaching and developing players of all abilities. Whether you're new to the sport or have years of experience, our team has something to offer. Don't miss out on this opportunity to be a part of an exciting and growing community. Sign up now!

All boys and girls 4-8th Grade are

encouraged to join, regardless of experience.

Scholarships available. Please email us: mike@zigzagultimate.com

Our club has been around since 2012 and we hope you are a part of it!

We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. Whether you're new to the sport or have never picked up a frisbee before, our team is dedicated to teaching and developing players of all abilities. We understand that not everyone may be able to throw a frisbee perfectly right away, and that's okay! Our goal is to have fun and make this an enjoyable experience for everyone. Join us this Spring and be a part of a growing and inclusive community.

Learn more about how to play! Read up about it or watch a video.

FALL SEASON: 

  • September 11 - October 27

    • Find a team that fits your schedule.

      • There are 15 to choose from that practice once per week.

    • Games Fridays 5:30-7:30pm @ MacKay Jaycee Park​ or at Grand Rapids Christian High School Football Stadium

Local Team Program Structure

Our club has teams all around the city that practice once a week, making it easy for you to find a team that's close to you. On Friday nights, all teams come together for games.

Everyone makes the team! If you want to play you can play. We fully expect most everyone to have no experience.

REGISTRATION INFO

  • $150 if register by August 10th

    • $50 additional if after August 10th

  • Equipment

    • Jersey $35 (unless you have one from a previous season)

    • Shorts, $35 (optional)

    • Cleats are required (soccer, lacrosse, or football)

    • We have several donated cleats! There is a chance we have your size. ​

    • Disc, $10 (optional)

  • Scholarships available! Email Mike@ZigZagUltimate.com for more info​

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6-8th Grade Travel Team
We also have an additional competitive team. This is a in addition to your Local Team. Weekly practice, tournaments, and more!

This team is the perfect for someone who wants to take their game to the next level and have so much fun! 

 

Learn about it here: ZigZagUltimate.com/travel

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WHAT PARENTS SAY:

  • "This is the first sport my son actually enjoys. We wouldn't let him play football after he got injured."

  • "I like it because my 4th grade son, 7th grade daughter, and 8th grade son can all play at the same time. ONE car trip!"

  • "I was hesitant about the fact that there are no refs, but after the first game I'm surprised at how well it works. They actually talk about disagreements to each other instead of needing a ref." 

  • "I appreciate that I don't have to worry about concussions like when he was doing football. I also love knowing my son will always get a good workout in every single practice and game." 

Fall/Spring 6-8th Grade Travel Team 

  • The purpose of this team is to create a more competitive environment for players who wish to travel and compete against players from around the Midwest. While we firmly believe we can achieve great competition with our local teams, this team is an additional fun option for the Spring Season! 

  • This is a tryout team, meaning we will take a limited number of players. We encourage all players to tryout regardless of your “perceived” skill level. Bring your A game and let the coaches decide. 

  • More info ZigZagUltimate.com/travel

WHAT IS ULTIMATE FRISBEE:

Combining the nonstop movement and athletic endurance of soccer with the aerial passing skills of football, a game of Ultimate Frisbee is played two seven-player teams on a field similar to football. The object of the game is to score points by catching a pass in the opponent’s end zone. A player must stop running while in possession of the disc, but may pivot and pass to any of the other receivers on the field. 
 

Just like basketball, Ultimate Frisbee is a transition game in which players move quickly from offense to defense on turnovers that occur with a dropped pass, an interception, a pass out of bounds, or when a player is caught holding the disc for more than ten seconds. Although Ultimate Frisbee resembles many traditional sports in its basic athletic requirements, the rules are simpler, which allows the game to be self-officiated. The concept of Spirit of the Game is integrated into the basic philosophy of the sport, it is written into the rules and is practiced at all levels of the games from local leagues to the World Games. 

Several local colleges have teams including Davenport University which offer athletic scholarships for both their Men's and Women's teams. 

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Homeschool Partnerships

We have the pleasure of joining 4 different Homeschool Partnerships! These are for anyone who attends a PRIVATE School OR Homeschool. 

These Partnerships cover dues for Fall, and Spring Seasons.

 

  • Niles Homeschool Partnership: Covers Dues + Cleats 

  • Hamilton Homeschool Partnership: Covers Dues 

  • Jenison Homeschool Partnership: Covers Dues

  • Three Rivers Homeschool Partnership: Covers Dues

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