New Rules Accreditation Requirements for WFDF-Sanctioned Ultimate Events Announced

In Official Communication, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The WFDF Ultimate Committee is pleased to announce new WFDF Rules Accreditation Requirements for WFDF-sanctioned Ultimate events. The requirements, which will stipulate specified minimums of players on each team roster that are rules certified, will be introduced for all Ultimate events in 2013.  As a self-officiated sport, the objective of this accreditation is to ensure that all players are fully versed in the rules to ensure that there is no confusion on playing within the …

WFDF 2013 Congress – call for submission of proposals

In Official Communication, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation has announced that the 2013 WFDF Congress will take place on Saturday and Sunday, 20-21 July 2013, in conjunction with the WFDF 2013 World Under-23 Championships in Toronto, Canada. Per the WFDF Bylaws (article III, Section 5.1) any Member wishing to submit a motion for consideration at the meeting must do so not less than 75 days prior to the date of the meeting. Therefore, the deadline for members to …

WFDF 2013 Pan-American Ultimate Club Championships (PAUCC) to be held in Brazil in November

In Official Communication, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to announce that the WFDF 2013 Pan-American Ultimate Club Championships (PAUCC) will be hosted in the city of Aguas de Lindóia City – São Paulo, Brazil. The event will be held from November 14-17, 2013 at the facilities at the Oscar Inn Eco Resort which can accommodate nine Ultimate fields. PAUCC 2013 expects 30 teams in three divisions of competition:  open, women's and mixed.  The finals will be …

WFDF and USA ULTIMATE announce broadcast partnership with ESPN for 2013 U.S. Open Championships

In Official Communication, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

Agreement is part of USA Ultimate’s comprehensive package that features coverage of USAU’s College Championships and National Championships. The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF), the international governing body for all flying disc sports, and USA Ultimate (USAU), the national governing body for the sport of Ultimate in the United States, announced today a broadcast partnership with ESPN to produce and air the 2013 U.S. Open Ultimate Championships, which is being co-hosted by WFDF and USAU. …

WFDF Congress approves Uganda as full National Member, Portugal upgraded from Provisional Member status

In Official Communication, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to announce that the Congress has approved the Uganda Ultimate Frisbee Association (UUFA) as a full National Member association. The Portuguese Association of Ultimate and Disc Sports (APUDD) was also upgraded from Provisional member to full National Member association.  The acceptance of these two new regular members brings the WFDF membership to 58 member associations in 55 countries. “We are excited to see both of these associations approved …

WFDF announces creation of four new Commissions addressing Sport for All and Development, Athlete`s Entourage, Ethics, and Youth and Sport

In Press Release, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF), in an effort to enhance its governance procedures and to get input from leading disc sport experts from around the globe in several key areas, announced today the creation and composition of four new Commissions: Sport for All and Development, Athletes’ Entourage, Ethics, and Youth and Sport. Together with the Athletes’ Commission and Women in Sport Commission that were previously established, this brings WFDF into full compliance with the …

WFDF announces the establishment of its Women in Sport Commission on International Women’s Day 2013

In Official Communication, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) has taken a major step towards the further development of the global participation of women in Flying Disc sports with the creation of its first WFDF Women in Sport Commission.  The role of the Women in Sport Commission will be to: advise the WFDF Board of Directors on the development of policies related to promoting women in sport; co-ordinate efforts to increase participation of women in Flying Disc sports; develop …

WFDF Request for proposals – SOTG Scoring app

In Official Communication, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The WFDF Spirit of the Game (SOTG) Committee, consisting of representatives from 8 regions worldwide, has established the need to create a mobile Spirit of the Game Scoring App. This app would facilitate teams to submit SOTG scores for games played at events, while enabling tournament directors (TDs) to reduce input errors, accurately determine ranking, and highlighting possible problems.   The scoring system used is based on the current WFDF scoring system. The WFDF is …

WFDF 2013 World Overall Championships (WOC) to be held in Sweden

In Official Communication, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The 11th edition of the WFDF World Overall Championships (WOC) will be hosted in the city of Norrköping (Sweden). The event will be held from July 22-27, 2013 at the facilities at the Himmelstalund and the Folkparken venues. The successful bid came from the Swedish Frisbeesport Federation (SFF) and the KFUM Norrköping Frisbee Club as Tournament Organizing Committee (TOC) headed by SFF Secretary General Peter Lundmark. The Swedish Federation has great experience in hosting international …

WFDF 2013 Congress and Annual Meeting Announced

In Official Communication, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to announce that the 2013 WFDF Congress will be held on Saturday and Sunday, 20-21 July 2013, in conjunction with the WFDF 2013 World Under-23 Championships in Toronto, Canada. The Congress will be held at the facilities of the York University Campus in Toronto on the weekend prior to the World U23 Championships event. The member associations of WFDF are requested to submit all motions and documents to be …