The World Flying Disc Federation today has announced that the WFDF 2013 World Under-23 Ultimate Championships will be hosted in the city of Toronto, Canada. The event will be held from July 22, 2013 to July 28, 2013 at the facilities at York University Toronto, Canada, with the finals being held on the main field at the York venue on July 28, 2013. WU23 2013 will welcome 40+ teams from over 20 nations in 3 divisions of competition: Open, Women’s, and Mixed. The bid will be hosted by the Toronto Ultimate Club (TUC) who will serve as the WFDF 2013 World Under-23 Ultimate Championships Organising Committee (TOC).
“WFDF is extremely pleased to see the 2013 World Under-23 Ultimate Championships will be held in Canada, one of our largest member associations,” stated WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch. “We are confident that the Organising Committee under the leadership of Jason Robinson and Natalie Fitzgerald from the Toronto Ultimate Club will host a memorable and world class event in the beautiful city of Toronto”.
The previous WFDF World Under-23 Ultimate Championships was held in the city of Florence, Italy, in 2010. Going forward, the WU23 will be hosted every 2 years. The event is now an established event on WFDF’s World Ultimate Championship cycle. Upcoming events include: the World Junior Ultimate Championships (Dublin, Ireland 2012), World Ultimate Championships (Sakai, Japan 2012), World Ultimate Club Championships (2014, TBD), and World Beach Ultimate Championships (2015, TBD).