The World Great Grand Master Beach Ultimate Club Championship is  organized by BULA with the intent of promoting the growth of Beach Ultimate in the Great Grand Master division. The 2018 edition (organized by Jasper Sky, and BULA recommended) and the 2nd edition in 2021 took place in Spiaggia di Porto Giunco, Sardinia, Italy.

This edition will take place from the 19th to the 22nd of October, in Praia da Rocha – Portimão, Portugal. If you have any comments/questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Sofia Pereira at sofia.pereira@beachultimate.org or Pedro Vargas at pedro.vargas@beachultimate.org.

Number of divisions

There will be one division: Lose Mixed. All teams must roster at least 2 GGM women for the tournament (born on or before 1977), and Offence chooses if a woman takes the field during game play. When a woman is on the O line, defense must match the gender ratio of 4:1.

Number of teams per division

There is no limit to the number of teams that can attend.

Registering a team

Any club team can participate and registration closes April 30, 2022. if you are interested in registering a team, please click here.

Securing bids

Bids are secured by payment of the corresponding team fee (€1000/team) before 15 May 20221.

BULA will not refund team fees unless under special circumstances or if BULA cancels the event.

Team rosters

Maximum team size is twenty  (20) athletes;

Minimum team size is ten (10) athletes;

Minimum number of women is two (2);

No restrictions are made for non-players including family, friends, coaches, physios, support staff, etc.

Player Eligibility

Age eligibility for the Great Grand Master Division – Available for male players who reach at least their 48th birthdays during the calendar year in which the tournament begins (i.e. born in or before 1974) and female players who reach at least their 45th birthday during the calendar year in which the tournament begins (i.e. born in or before 1977).

A single player may not participate on more than one team.

Roster submission

Final rosters for all teams participating at the WGGMBUCC 2022 should be provided by the 25th of August 2022, and changes to rosters by September 15th the latest.

Player fees

Player fees (to be announced August 1st) are due August 25,  2022.