You meet all sorts of ultimate frisbee players during tournaments, each with not only their own playing style, but also their own personal style. Some deck themselves out with every piece of equipment they can find, while others take a more minimalist approach.
Here is a short run-down of the most important Ultimate gear for tournaments.
To get to top speed and manage all those turns and pivots, well fitting cleats are key. Some players like the high-top version for additional ankle support.
2. Water Bottle
"If you haven't gone to the bathroom yet then you haven't drank enough water!" My captain would always yell at us during tournaments. The larger the bottle, the better. Nalgenes adorned with tournament stickers are usually a popular choice. In many tropical South East Asian tournaments, large 20-liter coolers are often seen on the sidelines, and they double up as seats!