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October 19-22, 2023 | San Diego, CA

National Championships

The National Championships bring together the best teams from across North America, 16 teams each in the men’s, mixed and women’s divisions, all competing for one of the most prestigious titles in the sport of ultimate.

The 2023 National Championships will be held October 19-22 in San Diego, Calif.


When were the National Championships first held?

The first-ever National Championship was held in State College, Penn., in 1979, with only a men’s division.

The women’s division was added in 1981, and the mixed division was added in 1998.

How do teams qualify for the National Championships?

More than 500 teams register to compete in the USA Ultimate postseason series. Teams must advance through sectional and regional events to qualify for the National Championships. Sixteen teams in each of the men’s, mixed and women’s divisions advance to the National Championships.