More than 100,000 people play Ultimate in the United States and thousands more play in organized tournaments in 42 other countries.
The sport is booming with young players leading the growth. The number of high school teams playing in organized competitions has grown by a factor of 10 in the last five years.
Young players are attracted to a sport where everyone on the field is a potential quarterback and receiver. They love the constant action, diving catches, and long arcing throws. Every high level game has dozens of ESPN highlight clip quality action.