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WFDF featured on TAFISA’s Family Day

In News, News, Official Communication, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that WFDF will be featured on TAFISA’s Social Media channels in the frame of the TAFISA Family Day. With more than 270 members from over 150 countries on all continents, TAFISA aims to achieve an “active world’ by globally promoting and facilitating access for every person to Sport for All and physical activity. An online campaign, the TAFISA Family Day celebrates the members’ commitment for a better world. …

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WFDF to hold Congress virtually due to COVID-19 pandemic

In News, News, Official Communication, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) will hold their 2020 Annual Congress in virtual format due to the Coronavirus pandemic. WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch confirmed the action in the official invitation for the Congress which will be held on 15 August 2020. Delegates from many of the 89 Member Federations from 87 countries are expected to attend in what is a response to the current global crisis. “WFDF, in a move to prevent delegates from …

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WFDF and IFA join UNFCCC’s Sports for Climate Action and sign Framework

In News, News, Official Communication, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is proud to announce that it has joined the UNFCCC’s Sports for Climate Action initiative as a signatory to the Sports for Climate Action Framework. The Sports for Climate Action initiative calls on sporting organizations to acknowledge the contribution of the sports sector to climate change and our responsibility to strive towards climate neutrality for a safer planet. WFDF also reaffirms its cooperation agreement in the area of sustainability with the …

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WFDF approves Cayman Islands and Malawi as national members

In News, News, Press Release, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

Brings membership to 87 Countries The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that its Congress has approved the Cayman Islands Ultimate Association and Malawi Flying Disc Federation as its newest Member associations, increasing WFDF’s membership to 87 countries. “To add Cayman Islands and Malawi to the Flying Disc Family during these difficult times is perhaps a harbinger of the return to the organized practice of Flying Disc sports around the globe and further proof …

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Vote every day for Finland’s Disc Golf Team in The World Games Athlete of the Year Competition

In Disc Golf, News, News, Sports by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) has nominated Finland’s Disc Golf team in the annual World Games Athlete of the Year competition. The award honors an athlete or a team for their outstanding performance in 2019 or for their social commitment or particularly fair behavior. We direct everyone to the following site and voting for “Flying Disc – Team Finland” at https://www.theworldgames.org/awards/Athlete-of-the-Year-2019-70. Team Finland, one of 25 candidates for the award this year, defeated Germany …

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WFDF closes out 2019 with impressive turnout for International Spirit of the Game Day

In News, News, Spirit of the Game by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) ended the decade by bringing together the Ultimate community for the annual International Spirit of the Game Day celebrations. More than 500 activities from at least 34 countries were held across the world on December 7 in honor of Spirit of the Game, a core and guiding element of the sports of Ultimate and Guts. Participants were encouraged to share their love of Spirit of the Game on social …

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WFDF announces results of 2019 Board Elections

In News, News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

WFDF announced today the results of its 2019 elections, with the WFDF member associations voting on several open positions on the Board of Directors. Kate Bergeron (USA) was re-elected as Treasurer, Brian Gisel (CAN) re-elected as Ultimate Committee Chair, Lori Daniels (USA) elected as Freestyle Committee Chair, and Wolfgang Maehr (SGP) elected as SOTG Committee Chair. For the continental associations, Nicole Bulos (DOM) was elected President for Pan America and Fumio “Moro” Morooka (JPN) re-elected …

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WADA List of prohibited substances and methods 2020 in force from 1 January

In Anti-Doping, Anti-Doping News, News, News by WFDF

The WADA 2020 list of prohibited substance and methods (the prohibited list) is to come into force on 1 January 2020. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published this 2020 List; along with, the 2020 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List, which is one of five International Standards that are mandatory for all Signatories of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code), designates what substances and methods are prohibited both in- and out-of-competition and …

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WFDF appoints Luke Tobiasiewicz as IT Administrator

In News, News by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to announce that it has appointed Luke Tobiasiewicz as its IT Administrator in a part-time consultancy. Luke Tobiasiewicz, who had been serving as Chair of the WFDF IT Committee and is of British and Polish nationality, is currently also working as an IT Consultant for the Veritas Foundation (London) and for the St Albans Independent College (UK) as the IT Manager. He will also serve as Competition Director …

WFDF seeks bids to host upcoming 2021 and 2022 WFDF Ultimate & Beach Ultimate Championship Events

In Beach Ultimate, Events, News, News, Sports, Ultimate by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) Board of Directors, Ultimate Committee and Beach Committee are seeking bids from potential host organizers for the upcoming 2021 and 2022 WFDF Championship events. WFDF will select one (1) Tournament Organizing Committee (TOC) per event to host the following Grass Ultimate & Beach Ultimate events: WFDF 2021 All African Ultimate Championships (AAUC) WFDF 2021 Asia Oceanic Ultimate and Guts Championships (AOUGC) WFDF 2021 Pan American Ultimate Championships (PAUC) WFDF …