Hurl the lightweight, jumbo horseshoe like a Frisbee disc for the ultimate backyard action! Challenge the whole family in the yard, at the park or at the beach!
FRISBEE® is the original brand of flying disc.
FRISBEE® has been a leader since its debut in 1958.
1920s Yale students discover the fun of throwing pie tins from the Frisbie Baking Company of Bridgeport, CT
1948 Fred Morrison, California carpenter and building inspector, manufactures the first plastic flying disc.
1955 Rich Knerr and A.K. "Spud" Melin invite Morrison to join WHAM-O.
1957 WHAM-Or introduces the Pluto Platter, a flying plastic disc.
1958 WHAM-O modifies its plastic flying disc and trademarks the name FRISBEE for its flying disc.
First International FRISBEE Tournament is held in Escanaba, MI.
Guts is introduced as a sport.
1964 The Professional model FRISBEE disc is introduced.
1967 The International FRISBEE Association is founded.
1968 The U.S. Navy spends nearly $400,000 to test FRISBEE discs as vehicles for keeping flares aloft.
1969 Ultimate, another FRISBEE disc sport, is invented by Columbia High School students in Maplewood, NJ.
The first major Disc Golf competition takes place at the International FRISBEE Association meet in Brookside Park, CA.
1973 The first intercollegiate Ultimate game is played between Rutgers University and Princeton University.
Goldy Norton writes the first book on FRISBEE called The Official FRISBEE Handbook.
1974 Flying Disc World, a bi-monthly magazine, is introduced.
The first all-dog flying disc competition is held at California State University, Fullerton.
The World FRISBEE Disc Championships are held in the Rose Bowl.
1975 Dr. Stancil Johnson reveals the growth of a sport by writ ing FRISBEE: A Practitioners Manual & Definitive Treatise.
1978 The FRISBEE Disc Hall of Fame is established in Houghton MI.
1979 Tom Kennedy wins a $50,000 disc golf tournamentin Huntington Beach, CA.
1980 A Freestyle team called the Coloradicals redefines Freestyle and wins the World FRISBEE Disc Championships in the Rose Bowl.
1981 The first Senior Championships, exclusively for players over age 35 is held in Springfield, MO.
1982 The sport of Discathon is introduced in Sacramento, CA.
1985 The first World Flying Disc Congress is held in Helsingborg, Sweden with representatives of 19 nations in attendance.
1986 Cub Scouts introduce an activity badge for participation in Ultimate.
1987 The General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) (www.gaisf.org) accepts the World Flying Disc Federation as a member.
1992 The Worlds Biggest Disc Golf Competition features over 12,000 players participating on 200 courses around the world.
1993 The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports accepts flying disc sports as a new category for the Presidential Sports Award.
1994 Anni Kreml of San Francisco breaks the women's distance world record with a throw of 136.31 meters (447.2 feet) on August 20 during the 1994 U.S. Open Flyng Disc Championships in Fort Collins, CO.
1998 Scott Stokely of Fort Collins, CO sets the men's distance world record at 211.32 meters (693.3 feet).
1999 The World Flying Disc Federation Overall Championships will be held in Kalmar, Sweden from July 11-18.
2001 Flying disc sports become part of the World Games in Akita, Japan.