Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Prices and Rankings: 2014 Tryout Fees for Pro Ultimate Teams

Tryouts for professional Ultimate teams started at different times since October. Each tryout had a registration fee ranging from $20 to $80, plus some offered additional swag like a disc, or more.
Average Costs
Overall: $38.90 (25 teams)
AUDL: $40.44 (17 teams)
MLU: $35.63 (8 teams)

Highest
AUDL: $80; Montreal Royal
MLU: $50; Portland Stags

Lowest
AUDL: $20; San Francisco FlameThrowers; New York Empire
MLU: $20; San Francisco Dogfish

Note: Dollar amounts shown were the initial published registration fee, not the higher "at-the-fields" amount or adjusted amounts. Fees for the four Canadian teams were not converted into US dollars.
UPDATED 2/23/2014Averages updated; now showing 2 decimal points, instead of rounding up/down. Chart updated. Lions tryout was originally posted as $60, but should have been the non-sale amount ($75). 

Most Expensive to Cheapest Tryout Fees
1. $80 - Royal
2. $75 - Lions
3. $50 - Wildfire, Raptors, Rochester, Stags
7. $40 - Phoenix, Rush, Breeze, Riptide, Whitecaps, Current, Spinners
14. $35 - Mechanix, Spiders, Rumble, Rainmakers
18. $30 - AlleyCats, Revolution
20. $28 - Wind Chill
21. $25 - Radicals, Nighthawks
23. $20 - FlameThrowers, Empire, Dogfish

Compare to last year's (2013) fees.

2 comments:

Unknown said...

I paid $70 for the Lions, you may want to update that.

Sludge said...

Dear Unknown @ 6:11pm,
Oh, right. Now updated based on the original price ($75), not the sales price per http://sludgeonline.blogspot.com/2013/09/job-description-pro-ultimate-player.html. Thx!