Cub Scout Sports

Ultimate Belt Loop


The information below was effective through May 31, 2015, when the Cub Scout advancement program was completely revised.

As part of the program changes, the Cub Scout Academics and Sports programs, including the Belt Loop and Pin mentioned here, was discontinued as of June 1, 2015.

The requirements listed below were taken from the
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide (34299A - 2002 Revision).

These requirements have been superseded by those in 34299B - 2006 Printing.
Click here to see the current requirements.


Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts may complete requirements in a family, den, pack, school, or community environment. Tiger Cubs must work with their parents or adult partners. Parents and partners do not earn loops or pins.

Belt Loop

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain the rules of ultimate to your leader or adult partner.
  2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing ultimate skills.
  3. Participate in an ultimate game.

Sports Pin

Earn the Ultimate belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Compete in a pack or community ultimate tournament.
  2. Demonstrate effective pivoting while throwing. Use the following throwing styles: backhand pass, sidearm pass, and upside-down pass.
  3. Demonstrate skill in the following catching techniques:one-handed, clapping, and sandwich.
  4. Spend a total of 90 minutes in practice developing individual defensive skills for the positions of marker and defender. Keep track of your time on a chart.
  5. Explain the flight dynamics of the ultimate disk. Draw a diagram if needed.
  6. Accurately lay out an ultimate playing field, including end zones.
  7. Play five games of ultimate.
  8. Participate in an ultimate skills development clinic.
  9. Explain the history of ultimate and how it became a sport.
Worksheets for use in working on these requirements: DOC FilePDF File

Blanks in this worksheets table appear when we do not have a worksheet for the loop and pin that includes these requirements.

Page updated on: April 19, 2015

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