WFDF Appoints David Raflo as Interim Beach Ultimate Committee Chair

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The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) Board of Directors has appointed David Raflo of the USA as Interim Beach Ultimate Committee Chair, to replace Karen Cabrera of the Philippines who stepped down for personal reasons. Raflo, who is currently a member of the Beach Ultimate Committee, will serve out the remainder of Cabrera’s term, which extends through December 2020. “We really appreciate that David agreed to step up to serve out the remainder of the …

WFDF 2019 WTDGC open in Estonia

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WFDF 2019 World Team Disc Golf Championships open in Estonia The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that the WFDF 2019 World Team Disc Golf Championships (WTDGC) opened today.  This third edition of the team disc golf championships is being held at Mäetaguse Disc Golf Park in Alutaguse, Estonia, with a participation of 17 countries over four days of competition. The nations represented are Australia, Austria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, …

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2019 AOUGC starts in Shanghai

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The WFDF 2019 Asia Oceanic Ultimate & Guts Championships start in Shanghai he first games of the WFDF 2019 Asia Oceanic Ultimate and Guts Championships (AOUGC) started in Shanghai on Tuesday, 23 July 2019. Running through Saturday 27 July, this five day event is being held at Shanghai Community Sports Club in Shanghai Gaohang Sunland, People’s Republic of China. Over 525 athletes from 11 countries will compete for the gold medal for the Asian Oceanic …

South African teams win top prizes AAUC

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South African teams win top prizes at WFDF 2019 All Africa Ultimate Championships The WFDF 2019 All Africa Ultimate Championships (AAUC 2019) concluded on June 17 with South Africa’s UCT Flying Tigers taking the gold in the championships’ third edition. South Africa’s Catch-22 won the Spirit of the Game (SOTG) prize. “The third All Africa Ultimate Championship was not only a fantastic championship but better attended,” said Alex “Queenie” Matovu, All-African Flying Disc Federation President. …

Global Disc Sports Community Survey 2019

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WFDF announces third edition of Global Disc Sports Community Survey 2019 The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that it has published the third edition of the Global Disc Sports Community survey. The first ever edition was launched in February 2014 and the survey was designed to gather input from athletes, coaches, administrators, tournament directors and anyone else involved with disc sports from around the globe, with the second edition executed in …

Flying Disc Associations of Kazakhstan, Malta, Sri Lanka, and US Virgin Islands Approved!

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The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that its Congress has approved the Flying Disc Associations of Kazakhstan, Malta, Sri Lanka, and U.S. Virgin Islands as its newest Member associations, increasing WFDF’s membership to 84 national member associations. “WFDF is proud to welcome the four new member associations to the WFDF flying disc family concluding the latest admission process overseen by our Executive Director Volker Bernardi,” commented WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch. …

WFDF joins sport partnering with GAISF, community and member portfolio of Flying Disc domains

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The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that it has launched its new wfdf.sport domain name and related portfolio under the “.sport” domain name program initiated and managed by the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) to which WFDF belongs as a member. “In today´s internet world of so many domain names and extensions, WFDF´s use of the wfdf.sport domain will provide much greater visibility and searchability for the Flying Disc …

International Spirit of the Game Day, Dec. 3, 2018

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With more participants, events and prizes than ever before, preparations are well underway for the 5th annual International Spirit of the Game Day (iSOTG Day) on Monday, December 3, 2018. This year, the day’s theme is YOUTH — how to ensure that the growing ranks of young athletes are informed and excited about Spirit of the Game in the sport of Ultimate. Spirit of the Game is the mindful behavior practiced by Ultimate players worldwide in a …

WFDF mourns the passing of Patrick Baumann, GAISF President and IOC member in Switzerland

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15 October 2018 The World Flying Disc Federation with greatest sadness had to take knowledge of the sudden passing of GAISF President Patrick Baumann at the Youth Olympic Games 2018 in Buenos Aires. We are still under shock on the unexpected and sudden passing of our dear friend and GAISF President Patrick Baumann, IOC member in Switzerland. “On behalf of the entire flying disc community, we mourn the sudden passing of Patrick”, stated WFDF President …

WFDF Establishes Advisory Council

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The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) announced today that it had established an Advisory Council to assist its board and officers with the development of strategic policy initiatives.  The six person Advisory Council is comprised of Vincent Gaillard, who will serve as chair, Peter Bayer, Val Belmonte, Mary-Clare Brennan, Jay Stuart, and Christian Wassmer.