Overwhelming Bids for 2017 WCBU

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Will be forced to restrict registrations and team sizes despite 50% increase in expected capacity [lead]WFDF receives overwhelming number of bids for the 2017 World Championships of Beach Ultimate[/lead] The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) announces that it had received requests for bids to send teams to the 2017 World Championships of Beach Ultimate (WCBU) from an unprecedented and unexpected number of countries.  After working with the local event organizers, the event capacity was able …

José Pires Appointed Interim Chair of BUC

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[lead]WFDF appoints José Pires as interim chair of the Beach Ultimate Committee[/lead] The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) announced today that its board had appointed José Pires of France as interim chair of the Beach Ultimate Committee.  He will also join the board and serve through December 2016. Pires replaces Patrick van der Valk, who had resigned for personal reasons. Pires, who had been the Deputy chair of the committee, does not intend to run …

WJUC 2016 Opens

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[lead]WFDF 2016 World Junior Ultimate Championships (WJUC) Opens[/lead] The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) 2016 World Junior Ultimate Championships (WJUC) began today in Wroclaw with an opening ceremony and showcase game taking place at the Polemarsowe Fields in front of a thousand enthusiastic local and international spectators. A total of 988 athletes representing 49 teams from 29 countries playing the sport of Ultimate will contest the Men’s and Women’s divisions at WJUC. The event runs …

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WMUCC 2018 Hosted in Winnipeg, Manitoba- Canada

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[lead]WFDF announces host of the WFDF 2018 World Masters Ultimate Club Championships to be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba – Canada[/lead] WFDF is pleased to announce that the WFDF 2018 World Masters Ultimate Club Championships (WMUCC 2018) will be staged in Winnipeg, the capital city of Manitoba, Canada from Sunday 29th July to Saturday 4th August, 2018 at Little Mountain Sportsplex and Independent Jewelers Ultimate Park. The tournament organizing committee (TOC), Manitoba Organization of Disc Sports, …

SAF Recognized by Olympic Comittee

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[lead]Slovak Association of Frisbee achieves recognition by the Slovak Olympic Committee as full member[/lead] WFDF is pleased to announce that the Slovak Association of Frisbee (SAF) was accepted as a full member of the Slovak Olympic Committee (SOC). The SAF membership was accepted during the 49th yb general assembly of SOC on 22nd April 2016, per the notice provided by SAF Secretary General Martin Keseg to WFDF. “We are excited to announce this great news …

Charlie Mead Appointed as DGC Chair

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[lead]WFDF appoints Charlie Mead as Disc Golf Committee chair and Board member[/lead] The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Charlie Mead of the United Kingdom as new WFDF Disc Golf Committee chair and Board member.  The appointment comes as a replacement for outgoing Disc Golf Committee chair Michael Downes who stepped down from the position after the Professional Disc Golf Association (“PDGA”) terminated its memorandum …

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Global Cooperation and Promotion of Spirit of the Game in Ultimate is Spreading

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Ultimate is growing quickly all around the world, and fair play, which is called Spirit of the Game within Ultimate circles, is an integral part of the sport. In fact, Spirit of the Game (SOTG) is highlighted in the application that the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) sent to the IOC requesting to become a recognized international sports federation. According to the WFDF President Robert "Nob" Rauch:“New players’ understanding of Spirit of the Game has …

FPA Freestyle World Championships 2012 – Results of the event in Riccione (Italy) held on 2-5 August

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The Freestyle Player Association (FPA) World Championships 2012 were held from August 2 to 5 in Riccione (Italy). A total number of 67 players from 10 countries (USA, ITA, SWE, GER, SUI, HUN, CZE, GBR, JPN, COL) competed in event. Spectators were given four days of flying disc choreographed routines, amazing tricks and breathtaking moves between 2 – 5 August on the beach of Riccione (near Rimini) in Italy and, as always, the Adriatic Sea coastline …

World Flying Disc Federation Releases Spirit Scores from 2012 World Ultimate Championships

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The World Flying Disc Federation today released 2012 World Ultimate and Guts Championships : Spirit of the game results (WUGC) held July 7-15 in Sakai, Japan. The following teams were honored for receiving the top scores in their respective divisions:  Philippines Open, Canada Women, South Africa Mixed, New Zealand Open Masters, and Germany Women Masters.   As cited in the first section of the WFDF Rules of Ultimate, all players are responsible for administering and adhering to …

PDGA 2012 Disc Golf World Championships – results

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The PDGA 2012 Disc Golf World Championships came to a close on Saturday, July 21, hosted in Charlotte, NC, USA.  Over one thousand players from 13 countries and 47 states on 14 courses participated.  In the Men’s Open division, Paul “McBeast” McBeth captured his first world title to become the 2012 Disc Golf World Champion, five throws ahead of second place finisher Ricky Wysocki. Sarah Hokom became Women’s World Champion, while Valarie Jenkins made an …