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WFDF puts out RFP for Ultimate Coaching Resource Provider

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is seeking proposals from already established providers who are able to deliver on-line access to ultimate coaching resources to individuals from around the world who are interested in becoming coaches for our sport. The goal of increasing coaching capacity in WFDF member and non-member countries, particularly in less developed countries. The selected provider will receive the exclusive recognition as the “Official WFDF Coaching Resource Partner” for the term of …

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Estonia wins WFDF 2022 World Team Disc Golf Championships 

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

After 456 games of match play over four days of competition among 254 athletes from 25 countries and four continents, the WFDF 2022 World Team Disc Golf Championships (WTDGC) were settled in the Gold Medal match between Estonia and Czech Republic, with Estonia taking the Gold Medal and the title of World Disc Golf Team Champions on Saturday the 20th of August. Team Canada took home the bronze medal and Australia earned the Spirit award. This was the largest ever WTDGC since it was introduced in 2016. Played on two challenging courses in …

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WFDF to stage Development Coaching clinic in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 6-9 October
2022 assembling new member federations and countries

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation’s (WFDF) Development Programme will host a coaching clinic in Sofia,Bulgaria, from 6-9 October 2022. The event will assemble coaches, players, and sports administrators from Eastern and southern Europe, including the Balkan region, Baltic States, and Mediterranean area, in cooperation with the Bulgarian Flying Disc Federation (BFDF). Representatives from developing countries are invited, including WFDF member and non-member countries including Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Estonia, …

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WFDF ready for largest World Team Disc Golf Championships to date 

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation welcomes 25 national teams to Varaždin in northern Croatia for the WFDF 2022 World Team Disc Golf Championship (WTDGC). This event will be WFDF’s fourth editionfor national disc golf teams and the largest to date. The WTDGC will be hosted over four days, from Wednesday, 17th August to Saturday, 20th August on two 18-hole courses located in the forests and on the Drava River embankment. The competition format is four pools of teams leading to a Top 16 knockout event. Teams will have …

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USA, Italy, France, and Hungary win big at Joint Junior World Championships 

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The WFDF World Junior Ultimate Championships wrapped up in Wrocław, Poland on Saturday, August 13 after eight days of competition, with the USA taking home two gold medals in the Open and Women’s divisions and Hungary securing the world title in the Mixed division. In the European Youth Ultimate Championship, Italy won gold in the Open and Women’s divisions and Hungary again took the Mixed Division title. Also of note is that France took the silver medal in four of the six …

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WFDF announces results of Athletes’ Commission elections

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce the results of the 2022 WFDF Athletes’ Commission elections. The elections were held between 23 and 28 July 2022 on the occasion of the 2022 WFDF World Ultimate Club Championships held in Cincinnati, OH, USA. A total number of six athletes were elected by their peers out of eight candidates, three positions for a four-year term and three for a two-year term. The Commission will …

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WFDF 2022 World Overall Flying Disc Championships conclude in San Diego 

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The WFDF 2022 World Overall Flying Disc Championships, held from Aug 1-6, 2022 in San Diego, California, featured 84 athletes from from countries, competing in seven events to determine the Overall winner. Both divisions had a first-time winner, with Americans Cody Kirkland and Didi Elsner winning the Open and Women’s divisions, respectively. The competition was held with Field Events at Robb Field, Disc Golf at Morley Field Disc Golf Course, and the Finals at Ski Beach. Of special note …

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WFDF promotes the practice of disc sports with children and young people from Cape Verde 

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With funding from the WFDF 2022 Development Programme, José Amoroso, WFDF Spirit of the Game Committee chair and professor of the Polytechnic of Leiria, promoted the practice of disc sports with children and young people from Cape Verde in early July 2022.  “To disseminate and make known disc sports and promote its practice with young people, particularly across borders, is one of my great objectives,” saidAmoroso, professor at the Higher School of Education and Social Sciences (ESECS) of the Polytechnic of Leiria. Amoroso visited Cape Verde at the beginning of …

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WFDF President Nob Rauch statement on the shortlist of additional sports for LA28  

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The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) has seen reports of the shortlist developed by the Olympic Organizing Committee LA28 on the potential additional sports to be included to the Olympic Programme of the 2028 Summer Olympic Games, where Flying Disc will not be reviewed for further consideration. The sports being considered are: baseball/softball, break dancing, cricket, flag football, karate, kickboxing, lacrosse, motorsport, and squash.  “WFDF is surprised and disappointed to not have been included in the shortlist of potential …

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World Junior Ultimate Championships join with the European Youth Ultimate Championship 

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation has teamed up with the European Ultimate Federation to host the Joint Junior Ultimate Championships, a juniors and youth tournament combining the WFDF World Junior Ultimate Championship (WJUC) with the European Youth Ultimate Championship (EYUC). The event is being held in Wrocław, Poland starting on Saturday, 6 August and will run for eight days.   More than 1,000 players from 19 countries are competing on 49 teams — 29 national teams are competing in the WJUC Under-20 tournament and 20 teams in the Under-17 EYUC tournament. Teams will be vying for the two …