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International Frisbee Tournament

July 4, 2015 - July 5, 2015

International Frisbee Tournament58th Annual Coca-Cola International Frisbee Tournament

58th gathering of the Coca-Cola International Frisbee Tournament.  The first Frisbee sport, Guts at the first Frisbee tournament, IFT which all started in the Keweenaw Peninsula will be repeated for the 58th time at this event. Teams from around the country will compete for the coveted Nachazel Trophy.

Play begins at 9 am each day.
Finals on Sunday about 3:30 pm

Concessions will be available!

Visit the International Frisbee and USA Guts Hall of Fame at the Calumet Colosseum on the 2nd Floor

History

Beginnings: Family & The IFT

In 1958, two brothers, Boots and John Healy, discovered a “Pluto Platter” in a store in Minneapolis. It was passed about the family until Tim and Mary Healy and several friends began tossing it around on July 4, 1958. By the end of the day, the game of Guts was invented—two teams of five players stand fourteen meters (fifteen yards) apart and throw the Frisbee (less than vertical and within reach) to be caught by the other team with one hand.

Read More at http://internationalfrisbee.com/ift/history/

Details

Start:
July 4, 2015
End:
July 5, 2015
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Website:
http://internationalfrisbee.com/

Venue

Agassiz Park
Calumet, MI 49913 United States + Google Map
Phone:
(906) 281-7625
Website:
http://internationalfrisbee.com/