National Championships: 1988, 1989, 1990, 1996, 1997, 1998

The U.C. Santa Barbara Ultimate Frisbee team began in 1984. In 1985, they became the Black Tide in support of a book written about the oil spills off the Santa Barbara coast. 

Black Tide is a highly competitive club ultimate team that competes on the national level. With six national championships, the most in college ultimate, the Tide is a storied team with an incredibly rich history of success. In 2015, Black Tide represented the Southwest at the USA Ultimate National Championships in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. For the 2016-2017 season, the team has its sights set on nationals.

Join the Team

The Men's Ultimate team is looking for enthusiastic athletes looking to learn more about the sport of ultimate. No experience required! Expect lots of scrimmaging the first few weeks.