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Impact of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) on WFDF 2020 World Ultimate events

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

Following the outbreak of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) in China and the high number of cases across Asia and its spreading to other parts of the world, the Executive Committee of the WFDF Board of Directors and WFDF staff members held a meeting this last weekend with WFDF Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jamie M. Nuwer to evaluate the impact of this situation on the upcoming WFDF World Ultimate 2020 events (WUGC, WJUC and WMUC). There are …

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WFDF and BULA Renew Memorandum of Understanding

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

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that WFDF and BULA have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding for the two-year period 2020-2021. Both WFDF and BULA wish to continue a working arrangement to their mutual benefit and for the benefit of the Beach Ultimate Community. The MoU outlines the ways that WFDF and BULA will continue to support the growth and development of the sport and cooperate with each other in these efforts …

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New WFDF Rules Appendix released and in effect from January 1, 2020

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

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) has released a new version of the Appendix to the Rules of Ultimate 2017. The new version came into effect as of 1 January 2020. These rules will be used for all WFDF Ultimate Events in 2020, including the upcoming World Ultimate and Guts Championships, World Junior Ultimate Championships, and World Masters Ultimate Championships. Non-WFDF event organizers may also choose to use these rules for their events. These are …

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Vote every day for Finland’s Disc Golf Team in The World Games Athlete of the Year Competition

In Disc Golf, News, News, Sports by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) has nominated Finland’s Disc Golf team in the annual World Games Athlete of the Year competition. The award honors an athlete or a team for their outstanding performance in 2019 or for their social commitment or particularly fair behavior. We direct everyone to the following site and voting for “Flying Disc – Team Finland” at https://www.theworldgames.org/awards/Athlete-of-the-Year-2019-70. Team Finland, one of 25 candidates for the award this year, defeated Germany …

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WFDF updates World Ultimate Rankings

In News, Sports, Ultimate by WFDF

Update follows WFDF 2019 Pan American Ultimate Championships, EUF 2019 European Youth Ultimate Championships and EUF 2019 European Masters Championships. The World Flying Disc Federation today released the updated World Ultimate Rankings. These country rankings are based on the finishing positions of teams at the most recent WFDF World and Continental Ultimate events: Pan American Ultimate Championships (PAUC) 2019 European Masters Ultimate Championships (EMUC) 2019 European Youth Ultimate Championships (EYUC) 2019 Asia Oceanic Ultimate & …

Strong showing from Colombia at WFDF 2019 Pan American Ultimate Championships

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

Colombia further proved it’s a force to be reckoned with at last month’s WFDF 2019 Pan American Ultimate Championships (PAUC), earning gold in both the Women’s and Men’s divisions. The USA won the Mixed Division championship. The event was hosted at the Sarasota Polo Club in Florida, USA from Sunday 3rd November to Friday 8th November 2019. PAUC featured national and club Ultimate teams in the Men’s, Women’s and Mixed divisions, along with Mixed Masters, …

WFDF seeks bids to host upcoming 2021 and 2022 WFDF Ultimate & Beach Ultimate Championship Events

In Beach Ultimate, Events, News, News, Sports, Ultimate by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) Board of Directors, Ultimate Committee and Beach Committee are seeking bids from potential host organizers for the upcoming 2021 and 2022 WFDF Championship events. WFDF will select one (1) Tournament Organizing Committee (TOC) per event to host the following Grass Ultimate & Beach Ultimate events: WFDF 2021 All African Ultimate Championships (AAUC) WFDF 2021 Asia Oceanic Ultimate and Guts Championships (AOUGC) WFDF 2021 Pan American Ultimate Championships (PAUC) WFDF …

WFDF Appoints David Raflo as Interim Beach Ultimate Committee Chair

In Beach Ultimate, News, News, Sports, WFDF News by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) Board of Directors has appointed David Raflo of the USA as Interim Beach Ultimate Committee Chair, to replace Karen Cabrera of the Philippines who stepped down for personal reasons. Raflo, who is currently a member of the Beach Ultimate Committee, will serve out the remainder of Cabrera’s term, which extends through December 2020. “We really appreciate that David agreed to step up to serve out the remainder of the …

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WFDF releases updated Disc Golf World Rankings

In Disc Golf, News, Press Release * Official Communication, Sports by WFDF

Finland tops ranking after dominant performance at the WFDF 2019 World Team Disc Golf Championships The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF), in cooperation with the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA), is releasing the third edition of its world rankings for Disc Golf by country. Finland has earned the position as the top ranked country in the world after a dominating performance at the 2019 World Team Disc Golf Championships (WTDGC), knocking the USA out of …

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USA’s Kahle and O’Neill win gold at Flying Disc Freestyle competition at the inaugural World Urban Games

In Freestyle, News, Press Release * Official Communication, Sports by WFDF

The Flying Disc Freestyle event of the GAISF World Urban Games (WUG) concluded late Saturday afternoon, 14th September, with the American pair of Emma Kahle and Daniel O’Neill taking the gold medal, besting the first-seeded team of Juliana Korver and Ryan Young of the USA by 1.40 points. Maxine Mittempergher and Edo Turri of Italy won the bronze medal. The inaugural WUG, held 13-15 September in Budapest, included Flying Disc Freestyle as one of six …