The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with Discraft Inc. as a WFDF Sponsor and Official Disc Supplier for the period 2015-2016. Discraft Inc., based in Michigan, USA, will also have the exclusive rights to produce “Official WFDF Ultimate Discs” during the term of this Agreement.
The Discraft UltraStarTM also will be used as official game discs during WFDF sanctioned events in 2015 and 2016.
In return, this partnership will provide benefits to both WFDF and its sanctioned event organizers. For events, Discraft will provide discounted rates on the purchase of discs for event sales and a number of official game discs. It will also provide discs to support WFDF’s general development program and its Disc Missionary program and other general support.
“We are really excited about the formalization of this long-standing and important relationship with Discraft,” stated Robert “Nob” Rauch, WFDF President. “We feel that this partnership provides benefits to both WFDF and event organizers, and we are excited by the prospects for receiving additional support for our Development Program in 2015 and 2016.”
"Discraft has proudly supported the efforts of WFDF for over 30 years, and we are equally proud to have been selected as WFDF's official Ultimate disc," said Discraft Ultimate Director Pad Timmons. "As WFDF continues to grow its efforts toward the inclusion of ultimate in the Olympics, we look forward to the day when the UltraStar can represent and reflect the sport's spirit to a truly global audience."
The contract covers the following events: WFDF 2015 World Under‐23 Ultimate Championships (WU23) (London, 12‐18 July 2015), WFDF 2015 African Ultimate Championships (Kampala, September 2015), 2015 Pan American Ultimate Championships (PAUC) (Cancun, 18‐21 November 2015), 2015 Asia Oceania Ultimate Championships (AOUC) (Hong Kong, 26‐29 November 2015), WFDF 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championships (WUGC) (London, 18‐25 June 2016), WFDF 2016 World Junior Ultimate Championships (WJUC).