The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that WFDF and BULA have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding for the two-year period 2020-2021. Both WFDF and BULA wish to continue a working arrangement to their mutual benefit and for the benefit of the Beach Ultimate Community. The MoU outlines the ways that WFDF and BULA will continue to support the growth and development of the sport and cooperate with each other in these efforts while WFDF will be fully assuming the organization of World and Continental National Team Championships in order to standardize event organization.
“WFDF and BULA have been formally working together since 2011 to promote the growth and development of the discipline of Beach Ultimate,” stated WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch. “Beach Ultimate has experienced tremendous growth and we are both committed to work to see that continue.”
“I believe that our partnership with the WFDF has been a great learning experience and important for the global growth of Beach Ultimate,” stated BULA’s Managing Director Sofia de Campos Pereira. “In the coming years, BULA is looking forward to continuing to work towards helping the Sport and Spirit of Beach Ultimate develop worldwide.”
The World Flying Disc Federation is the international sports federation responsible for world governance of flying disc (frisbee) sports, including Ultimate, Beach Ultimate, Disc Golf, Guts, and Individual Events. WFDF is a of member associations that represent flying disc sports and their athletes in more than 85 countries. WFDF is an international federation recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), and the International University Sports Federation (FISU), a member of the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), the Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations (ARISF), the International World Games Association (IWGA), and the International Masters Games Association (IMGA), and it is a registered not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation in the state of Colorado, USA.
BULA Ltd. (formerly known as Beach Ultimate Lovers Association) is a beach disc sports and lifestyle organization whose mission is to develop the sport and the Spirit of Beach Ultimate worldwide. BULA was started in 1999 and organized the first ever world championships of Beach Ultimate in 2004. BULA also helped Beach Ultimate get recognized as an official disc sport in 2010 and subsequently co-hosted the World and Continental Championships together with the WFDF in 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, and 2019. For more information about BULA check out their website at http://beachultimate.org/.