As of 16 March 2009 BULA tournaments should be played using the 2009 WFDF rules with the BULA addendum
Players will need to learn some significant changes before playing under the new rules:
- Marking infractions don’t stop play. After a second infraction, the marker resets the count to 0 and continues
- Play doesn’t stop for a travel where the thrower hasn’t thrown the disc, the stall halts and the thrower goes back to the correct pivot point as indicated by the defence
- Calling a time-out when you don’t have any left is not a turnover. Add 2 to the stall count instead
- Players may ask non-players for their perspective on a call
- There is a new infraction called “Contact” for when the marker touches the thrower or the disc but not in the act of throwing – this should not be treated as a foul as it is not affecting possession, but treated as a marking violation.
- If a call during or after the throwing motion did not affect possession, then it should be ignored. For example, if a thrower is fouled in the act of throwing, but the disc flies perfectly to the receiver who then drops it on their chest, the turnover should stand.
- In order to throw after landing but before establishing a pivot, a thrower must maintain contact with the ground throughout the throwing motion.