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 Mixed 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. Both of these were Open division events.
The third WGGMBUCC was held in Praia da Rocha – Portimão, Portugal, and 2 female matching players were required to be rostered per team. The fourth edition in 2023, was held on the white sands Punto Giunti in Sardinia, Italy, and each team was required to roster a minimum of 3 female matching players.
The current edition will be back in Portimão, from the 23rd-26th of October – right after the first World´s Beach Ultimate Club Championships! Each team must roster a minimum of 4 female matching players.
Number of divisions
There will be one division: Soft Mixed – gender ratio of 4:1, or 3:2. All teams must roster at least 4 GGM women for the tournament (born on or before 1979), and there must be at least one woman on the field per team at all times. If ofence choses to field 2 women, defence must match the 3:2 gender ratio.
Number of teams per division
29 teams are currently registered – but registration will only close on April 1st.
Registering a team
If you are interested in registering a team, please contact us.
Bids are secured by payment of the corresponding team fee (€1000/team) before April 15, 2024.
BULA will not refund team fees unless under special circumstances or if BULA cancels the event.
Maximum team size is twenty (20) athletes;
Minimum team size is ten (10) athletes;
Minimum number of women is four (4);
No restrictions are made for non-players including family, friends, coaches, physios, support staff, etc.
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 1976) 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 1979). There will not be any exceptions to the age eligibility rules.
A single player may not participate on more than one team.
Final rosters for all teams participating at the WGGMBUCC 2024 should be provided by the 25th of August, and changes to rosters by September 10th the latest.
Player fees – to be determined – will be due July 1st.