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WFDF Announces 2021 Schedule of World Championships

In Beach Ultimate, Disc Golf, Events, Guts, News, Official Communication, Overall, Press Release * Official Communication, Ultimate, Upcoming Events by WFDF

Planning to resume global Flying Disc events starting in July 2021 Following the March 24 announcement by the World Flying Disc Federation that all Flying Disc championships in 2020 were cancelled or postponed due to the rapid spread COVID-19 virus and effect of the pandemic on international travel, WFDF has been pushing forward with negotiations, plans, and preparations for a full calendar of events for 2021. As of today, WFDF is planning to hold its World Under-24 Ultimate Championships (3-10 July, Limerick, IRL), World Ultimate and Guts Championships (24-31 July, Leeuwarden, NED), World Overall Championships (July, USA), and World Beach Ultimate Championships (November, USA). The World Team Disc Golf Championships (Croatia) will be postponed to August 2022 and World Masters Ultimate championships (Gold Coast, AUS), which was initially announced to be postponed to September 2021, has been cancelled. “We are …

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2019 AOUGC starts in Shanghai

In Guts, News, News, Official Communication, Press Release, Press Release * Official Communication, Sports, Ultimate by WFDF

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 Ultimate Championship across three divisions.  There will be 7 Men’s, 7 Women’s, and 11 Mixed gender teams competing, from Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Thailand, and Chinese Taipei. There will also be 30 athletes from Japan, Chinese Taipei, and the USA competing in the WFDF 2019 Asia Guts Open (AGO), with the victor between Japan and Chinese Taipei also …

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2017 Asia Oceanic WUGC in Manila, Phillipines

In Guts, News, Official Communication, Press Release * Official Communication, Sports, Ultimate by WFDF

[lead]WFDF 2017 Asia Oceanic Ultimate and Guts Club Championships to be held in Manila, Philippines[/lead] The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that the WFDF 2017 Asia Oceanic Ultimate and Guts Club Championships (AOUGCC) will be staged in the city of Manila at the Ayala Alabang Country Club in the Philippines from Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th of August 2017. The successful bid came from the Philippine Flying Disc Association (PFDA) with a team headed up by Vice-President Karen Cabrera. The Tournament Organizing Committee (TOC) expects over 60 club teams from neighboring Asia and Oceania countries including Japan, People’s Republic of China, Chinese Taipei, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, India, and Australia to compete in the event. Ultimate divisions played will be the Men’s, Women’s, Mixed, Masters and Junior divisions, with this tournament also …

2016 WUGC Reaches Reaches Quarterfinal

In 2016 WUGC, Featured Events, Guts, News, Sports, Ultimate by WFDF

[lead]WFDF 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championship Reaches Quarterfinal Stage[/lead] The WFDF 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championship reached the quarterfinal stage of the event beginning today, with the top seeds in each division of play remaining largely intact. The preliminary and play-off rounds of the WUGC 2016 are being held at the University College London (UCL) Sports Ground in London Colney. The tournament organizing committee, headed by UK Ultimate CEO Simon Hill and Tournament Director Jon Pugh, set up 27 high-quality grass competition pitches that cover a total area of 143 acres. The opening ceremony was held on Sunday 19 June. The final day’s gold medal games will be held on Saturday 25 June at Allianz Park stadium, home of Rugby’s reigning Premiership Champions, Saracens RFC. Read the full Press Release here as pdf. “It’s been an action-packed week …

No referee

In Guts, Sports by WFDF

Like all flying disc sports guts is played without a referee. The players themselves are responsible for the course of the game. Observers sometimes assist in the determination of throws.

The most important rules

In Guts, Sports by WFDF

A game consists of a series of exchanges in which one team throws the disc and the other team attempts to catch the disc. The teams are alternately throwing and receiving: in the next exchange the throwing team becomes the receiving team and vice versa. For the first exchange of the game the throwing team appoints a thrower. Then in each exchange the disc is thrown by the player who caught the disc. When the disc was not caught, the throwing team scores a point. The next thrower is the player who last touched the disc or where the disc passed most closely. A disc is thrown only when the players of the receiving team stand on their own goal line. The defenders stand an arm’s length apart so that their fingertips can just touch each other. The thrower must …