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Vote for Flying Disc athlete Paige Pierce in the World Games Athlete of the Year competition

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

Voters can cast votes once every day for the candidates  The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) has nominated Paige Pierce in the The World Games annualAthlete of the Year competition. The award honors an athlete or a team for their outstanding performance in 2021 or for their social commitment or particularly fair behavior. Paige Pierce is the most successful woman Disc Golf athlete in the history of the game. She has won five World Championship titles, has the highest …

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Flying Disc Youth Win Gold and Silver Medals at UTS World Virtual Youth Festival

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The United Through Sport (UTS) World Virtual Youth Festival 2021 came to a close Saturday 27th November after seven days of virtual competition. The event, hosted in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and under the patronage of the IOC, IPC, SOI, SportAccord, GAISF and AIMS allowed youth from across the globe to compete in various categories and age groups. More than 100 International Federations took part in the workshops, conference sessions, and festival with over 40,000 participants. …

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WFDF announces results of 2021 elections of Board of Directors

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) has announced the results of its 2021 elections, with the WFDF member associations voting on several open positions on the Board of Directors. “I am extremely pleased to see a very experienced Board of Directors elected here which will, together with our capable staff, dedicated other volunteers, and enthusiastic flying disc community, confront the challenges and opportunities in 2022 and beyond. While the COVID pandemic is currently in its …

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WFDF publishes ebook on Parasport Wheelchair Ultimate

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) has published the eBook “Flying Disc Parasport Wheelchair Ultimate – BOOK 1” written by José Amoroso, which is being introduced as an important resource to promote the adaptive disciplines in our sport to our global audience of more than 100 National Federations. “On the occasion of the IPC General Assembly, which WFDF attends as an Observer as an IPC-recognized International Federation, we celebrate the IPC motto – Spirit in …

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International Conference on Disc sports in schools, Universities, and Clubs with science held in Zagreb, Croatia

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) in cooperation with the Croatian Flying Disc Federation (HFDS) and other partners (Politecnico de Leiria and Zagreb University of applied science) organized an International Conference on the topic “Disc sports in schools, universities, and clubs with science.” The conference was planned on the initiative of José Amoroso, IPLeiria Professor, and WFDF University and School Sports Commission and President of Portugal Flying Disc Federation (APUDD), who recognized that spreading the …

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WFDF hails the creation of the Mediterranean Flying Disc Confederation as growth in the Mediterranean continues

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation enthusiastically welcomes the creation of the Mediterranean Flying Disc Confederation (MFDC), whose main objective is the promotion and development of Flying Disc in the countries of the Mediterranean basin. It also intends to strive for the inclusion and maintenance of Flying Disc in the Mediterranean Games of the CIJM and host Mediterranean Flying Disc Championships in all disc disciplines. “MFDC promotes healthy competition between Mediterranean countries in a spirit of …

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Flying Disc aims for the LA28 Olympic programme

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

WFDF will promote a youth-oriented, mixed-gender version of the Flying Disc sport of Ultimate The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF), the international federation for the sport of flying disc, is launching its campaign for inclusion in the Olympic summer programme in Los Angeles in 2028. WFDF will propose its newly developed Ultimate 4’s match format for competition and quota purposes. “Flying Disc is an incredibly attractive sport for the Olympic Games and we are formally …

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December 4 is International Spirit of the Game Day 2021 #iSOTGDay

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

Each year, flying disc enthusiasts worldwide celebrate International Spirit of the Game Day (#iSOTGDay) on the first Saturday of December, landing this year on December 4th. This is the 8th anniversary of celebrating Spirit of the Game (SOTG), the cornerstone of Disc Sports that so many love. Through events, workshops, games, and other fun activities people from around the globe celebrate this special day. Throughout the pandemic when many parts of the world were in …

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WFDF approves Social Expression Policy

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WFDF seeks to support opportunities to use the power of sport to move its community forward towards a more inclusive, just, and equitable future The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has approved the WFDF Social Expression Policy during their latest meeting. The policy, which defines acceptable and unacceptable forms of athlete and entourage self-expression and social protest, also explicitly provides for an area at championship venues for approved demonstrations, clinics, exhibitions and protests. Consistent …

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World Flying Disc Federation – 2021 Election Announcement

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

Overview WFDF is seeking enthusiastic, skilled and committed candidates for its 2021 Elections. Complete nominations must be received by the Nominating Committee by November 10, 2021.  The target date for the start of the elections is November 15, 2021, with a targeted end date of December 15, 2021. Results should be announced by December 31, 2021 subject to confirmation of acceptance by elected candidates. The following positions are open for election for 2-year terms commencing on January 1,2022 and concluding December 31, 2023. Board positions• Treasurer (2 year term)• Ultimate Committee Chair (2 year term)• Freestyle …