Turkey Bowl (2013)

Event Type
Hat Tournament
Event Start
Event End
Seattle, WA

This one-day hat tournament hosted by DiscNW is a Thanksgiving tradition that gives Ultimate players the opportunity to run off some of those second and third helpings of stuffing while giving something to charity. Althought this year we'll be running to make room for the upcoming holiday. Donations go to NW Harvest, an organization focused on helping disadvantaged families with a basic necessity: food.

In addition to playing some Ultimate, the tradition at TurkeyBowl is to chow down on a scrumptious turkey & fixins dinner while watching the poor suckas who played well enough to be in the finals do their thing.

Volunteering to bring food for the dinner secures you a space for this tournament which fills up every year!


We have reached capacity for this year. If you'd like to be considered for a late spot, feel free to register by Friday at Noon and you'll be put on a waitlist. You'll be informed if you are moved from the waitlist before Friday at 5pm.



     Team draw will begin at 830am and games start at 9am. Games will go until 3pm and there will be a lunch in the middle. Due to fluctuating player numbers we won't have a game schedule ready till the end of registration, when we know how many teams we will have. Everyone plays every round except for final round which will be the top two teams playing for a championship. After games begin we will setup snacks and hot beverages and of course there will be lunch around noon.

What to bring - A white shirt (no grey doesn't count, shame on you for asking) and a dark shirt (this is anything but white, no grey still doesn't count here, stop asking :)) A water bottle, there will be no drinking water on site as the spigots are off. All tournament water will be used for HOT beverages so please plan accordingly. There is a 7-11 right at the park entrance if you forget. Plate and utensils for eating. We are attempting to leave a zero foot print here so reusable stuff to eat off and with is preferred. A container for hot beverageswould be nice, but we will supply them if needed.



Questions? Email the Head Turkeys at .


Where: Magnuson Park on the synthetic turf fields!

When: Saturday, November 23rd

Player sign-in is at 8am at the fields - you must register online before the event. The first game will start at 9am. Each team will play 4 games, and we'll be done before sunset.

Who: The first 72 men and 48 women to register will make up the rosters for the 8 teams.  Online registration is open.

Teams will be selected via a random hat draw at the fields.  Buddies will be accepted according to the Buddy Policy for Hat Events.

How Much: $37.23 (includes sales tax) per person.   Payment may be made online or via check payable to DiscNW, Attn: Turkey Bowl, PO Box 85112, Seattle, WA 98145.


Another Turkey Bowl tradition is the volunteer efforts of DiscNW players to help make this event special. Here is a list of food needed & volunteer tasks, please e-mail to volunteer and guarantee yourself a spot in the tournament.

If you bring all your own utensils and plates and what-not, we can lessen the trash the tournament generates. Be earth-friendly.

Field permit:  Seattle


We will be using the USA Ultimate 11th Edition Rules.

The DiscNW Hat Event Policy and the DiscNW Buddy Policy apply to this tournament.

Games are to 15. Caps and other important details will be discussed at player sign in.