The Discraft Ultra-Star 175 was introduced in 1981. It is the world standard for the Sport of Ultimate and the official disc of the Ultimate Players Association Championship Series. With its contoured grip and aerodynamic engineering, the Ultra-Star has set the standard for quality, consistency and performance worldwide!!! Besides a great Ultimate Frisbee, it is also used as a disc golf disc in the Super Class division.
Esquire Magazine, in May 2009, ranked the UltraStar #19 on a list of the "31 Things Every Man Should Own."