WFDF names Official Bag Supplier and Official Glove Supplier for 2019-2020
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) has selected The Greatest Bag as the Official Bag Supplier and Friction Gloves as the Official Glove Supplier for 2019-2020, upon the conclusion of an open tender process.
The Greatest Bag and Friction Gloves will be the exclusive supplier of bags and gloves at WFDF events, including WFDF 2019 World Under-24 Ultimate Championships (WU24) in Germany, WFDF 2020 World Ultimate and Guts Championships in the Netherlands and WFDF 2020 World Masters Ultimate Championships in Australia.
“We are pleased to announce these official supplier relationships for the next two years,” stated Robert “Nob” Rauch, WFDF President. “Both partners produce a quality product that has been embraced by the disc community, and they also are providing additional resources for WFDF to pursue its overall objectives in furthering the development of the sport.”
Dreamed up in 2014, the Greatest Bag debuted on the backs of the Hong Kong national teams at the WFDF 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championships in London. A Kickstarter campaign launched in the summer of 2016 was funded within an hour and raised more than $93,000 from 452 backers.Greatest Bag had been the exclusive on-site bag supplier for WFDF event in 2018.
“After a great 2018 as the Official Bag Supplier to WFDF and all the World Championships, we’re beyond excited to sign up for two more years of world class Ultimate events,” said Roldy Lo and Dave Learn, co-founders of The Greatest Bag.
Friction Gloves specializes in providing gloves for the ultimate and disc golf communities. First introduced in 2012, Friction Gloves has become a market leader and has collaborated with hundreds of teams, tournaments, organizations, and projects around the world.
“We are so excited to be partnering with WFDF to become the official glove of the organization,” said Chris Hancock, owner and founder of Friction Gloves. “We strive to partner with like-minded organizations and feel that we align with WFDF’s mission to advance disc sports. Players all over the world wear Friction Gloves and we are proud to partner with an organization that promotes the sport on a global level.”
For more on Greatest Bag, check out their website at http://www.greatestbag.com/or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/greatestultimatebag/. You can also find them on social media at @thegreatestbag on Twitter and @greatestultimatebag on Instagram.
For more on Friction Gloves, check out their website at https://www.frictiongloves.com/or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/FrictionGloves/. They are on social media @frictiongloves on Twitter and Instagram.