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World Flying Disc Federation Congress approves of Burundi as 103rd National Federation

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The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) announces that its Congress has approved the Ultimate Burundi Federation (UBF) as its newest Member, increasing WFDF’s membership to 103 member National Federations. “Despite the impact of the pandemic on our competition schedule and the level of Flying Disc activity in many countries around the world, the successful application of Burundi as WFDF member nation 103 demonstrates that interest in the development of the sport continues,” commented WFDF President …

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WFDF appoints Michele Barbone as Director of NOC relations

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Official from Italy to streamline efforts supporting Flying Disc National Federations to establish NOC relations The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Michele Barbone of Italy as its Director of NOC relations. The Italian, having presided over several National Federations in Italy, will support WFDF national member federations to establish contacts with their National Olympic Committees (NOCs) within their territory as they aspire to receive …

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WFDF seeks volunteers for a Communications and Global Media Committee

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The World Flying Disc Federation is looking for volunteers for a newly created Communications and Marketing Committee tasked with helping grow WFDF’s reach and brand presence across digital and social platforms, with a focus on engagement and sustainable growth. WFDF is seeking to enhance the visibility of the sport both within the Flying Disc community and in the broader sports enthusiast marketplace. Members of the committee would work closely with the Managing Director of Communications …

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Flying Disc Community invited to participate in Survey on Trans and Difference in Sex Development (DSD) athletes

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The Flying Disc community has been invited to take part in an academic study soliciting views on Trans and Difference in Sex Development (DSD) athletes. Swansea University in the UK is conducting a research project to find out how elite athletes feel about Trans and DSD athletes competing in sports. The study is asking elite athletes that are currently or previously competing in the female division regardless of their gender identity or biological sex to …

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WFDF seeks bids to host upcoming 2023 and 2024 Championship Events

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Championship Events will feature Ultimate, Beach Ultimate, Wheelchair Ultimate, Overall, and Team Disc Golf The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) Board of Directors and respective Disc Sport Committees are seeking bids from potential host organizers for the upcoming 2023 and 2024 WFDF Championship events. WFDF will select one (1) Local Organizing Committee (LOC) per event to host the following Ultimate events: WFDF 2023 All African Ultimate or Beach Ultimate Championships (AAUC or AABUC) WFDF 2023 Asia Oceanic …

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WFDF suspends National Federations of Russia and Belarus – bans athletes and officials from participation in sanctioned events 

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) Board of Directors met today, 2 March 2022, at an emergency meeting to discuss the questions around the acts of solidarity and unified reaction of the world of sport following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia and Belarus in a clear act of war, which has rarely been seen since the mid 20th century. The Board approved the following five measures: The WFDF Board affirms its full solidarity with …

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Team GB wins Gold in the Inaugural WFDF Virtual World Team Disc Golf Championship  

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New Zealand and Latvia take silver and bronze medals The Inaugural World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF)  2022 Virtual Sport World Team Disc Golf Championship (VSWTDGC) hosted by Disc Golf Valley wrapped up Sunday the 20th of February after five weeks of play and 13,159 rounds of Disc Golf on the iOS and Android OS supported online game app Disc Golf Valley (DGV) by Spinoff Games. The Great Britain team earned the gold medal with a combined …

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WFDF Virtual Sport World Team Disc Golf Championship Finals this Weekend

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The inaugural World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) 2022 Virtual Sport World Team Disc Golf Championship (VSWTDGC), hosted by Disc Golf Valley and in Partnership with Latitude 64 and Spinoff Games, enters the final rounds this weekend, with 19 countries having qualified for the mixed pair competition. For the Finals, National mixed-gender teams will be made up of two players representing each country, composed of the highest-ranked male and female per country in the qualifying rounds …

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Virtual World Team Disc Golf Championship Country Qualifiers completed

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World Championship finals to be held this weekend The Inaugural World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF)  2022 Virtual Sport World Team Disc Golf Championship (VSWTDGC) hosted by Disc Golf Valley has completed the Country Qualification rounds which have been taking place over the past four weeks since the 17th of January. WFDF, in Partnership with Latitude 64 and Spinoff Games, will host the VSWTDGC World Championship Finals this weekend on Saturday the 19th and Sunday the …

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WFDF Congress approves of Mauritius and Namibia as member National Federations 

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Congress approval brings WFDF’s member nations to 102 countries The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is proud to announce that its Congress has approved the Mauritius Flying Disc Association (MFDA) and the Namibia Flying Disc Federation (NFDF) as its newest national Members, increasing WFDF’s membership to 102 member National Federations (NFs). “Starting off the new year 2022 with the approval of two new members — Mauritius and Namibia — is really great,” commented WFDF President …