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WFDF World Ultimate Club Championships 2022 to start on July 23

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

Athletes from 30 countries will descend upon Cincinnati, Ohio, USA this weekend for eight days of spirited competition at the WFDF 2022 World Ultimate Club Championships (WUCC), which will run from the 23rd to the 30th of July. The 3,021 players across 128 teams will compete in 659 games in three divisions (Mixed, Women’s, and Open) in the northeast suburbs of Cincinnati, the site of the successful staging of WUCC 2018. The competition kicks off …

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Team USA earns gold at The World Games 2022 after five days of thrilling matchups

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

Team USA again brought home the gold from The World Games, narrowly beating out Australia 13-11 in the Finals to take home the top prize from Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Colombia earned the bronze medal after defeating darkhorse Germany in the third place matchup. This is the USA’s fifth consecutive gold medal at The World Games, and the third silver for Australia since 2005. For the first time, a Spirit Award winner was declared by WFDF …

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WFDF Comments on Integrity Officer Review of Assault Allegations

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

In May 2022, WFDF received complaints of alleged sexual assault by male Ultimate players from Colombia of one or more female Ultimate players. The complaints were submitted anonymously after being posted on social media and were said to date back to March 2016. WFDF takes all allegations of abuse, discrimination, assault, or harassment very seriously. These issues are addressed under WFDF’s Safe Sport Policy and its Conduct Policy. Per the Safe Sport Policy, WFDF considers …

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Flying Disc competition set to begin at The World Games 2022

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

Video livestream free coverage schedule announced Five days of Flying Disc action are set to begin at The World Games 2022 starting Tuesday, July 12 as eight countries vie to take home the gold medal from the rescheduled multi-sport games taking place in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Athletes from Australia, Canada, Colombia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, and the USA and are competing in the mixed gender team discipline of Ultimate, and they will compete from …

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USA sweeps gold at the WFDF 2022 World Masters Ultimate Club Championships

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

North American teams dominated the WFDF 2022 World Masters Ultimate Club Championships (WMUCC), with American and Canadian teams earning gold, silver, and bronze in every division. WMUCC, which ran from 25 June to 2nd July saw more than 3,000 players from 115 club teams and 23 countries travel to Limerick, Ireland to compete in six divisions: Master Open, Master Women’s, Master Mixed, Grand Master Open, Grand Master Mixed, and Great Grand Master Open. American squads …

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WFDF Announces Live-Streaming Partnership with Ultiworld for World Ultimate Club Championship

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) and Ultiworld.com (Ultiworld) are pleased to announce a joint-venture relationship for live-streaming of the 2022 WFDF World Ultimate Club Championships (WUCC). Returning to Cincinnati, Ohio, the site of the 2018 WUCC, the tournament features 128 teams (40 Open, 40 Women’s, and 48 Mixed) from 23-30 July 2022. There will be two showcase pitches, with eight livestreamed games available per day during the preliminary rounds, and extensive coverage of the …

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WFDF 2022 World Masters Ultimate Club Championships Commences

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The WFDF 2022 World Masters Ultimate Club Championships commenced Saturday 25th June and is running through Saturday 2nd July at the University of Limerick in Ireland. The event has attracted 115 club teams from 23 countries, with over 3,000 participants. Athletes are competing in six divisions: Master Open, Master Women’s, Master Mixed, Grand Master Open, Grand Master Mixed and Great Grand Master Open. “It’s exciting to finally resume international competition after the shut-downs over the …

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World Flying Disc Federation Congress approves of Burundi as 103rd National Federation

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The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) announces that its Congress has approved the Ultimate Burundi Federation (UBF) as its newest Member, increasing WFDF’s membership to 103 member National Federations. “Despite the impact of the pandemic on our competition schedule and the level of Flying Disc activity in many countries around the world, the successful application of Burundi as WFDF member nation 103 demonstrates that interest in the development of the sport continues,” commented WFDF President …

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WFDF appoints Michele Barbone as Director of NOC relations

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Official from Italy to streamline efforts supporting Flying Disc National Federations to establish NOC relations The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Michele Barbone of Italy as its Director of NOC relations. The Italian, having presided over several National Federations in Italy, will support WFDF national member federations to establish contacts with their National Olympic Committees (NOCs) within their territory as they aspire to receive …

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WFDF seeks volunteers for a Communications and Global Media Committee

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation is looking for volunteers for a newly created Communications and Marketing Committee tasked with helping grow WFDF’s reach and brand presence across digital and social platforms, with a focus on engagement and sustainable growth. WFDF is seeking to enhance the visibility of the sport both within the Flying Disc community and in the broader sports enthusiast marketplace. Members of the committee would work closely with the Managing Director of Communications …