WFDF Appoints David Raflo as Interim Beach Ultimate Committee Chair

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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 …

Freestyle demo & workshops at 1st African Beach Games

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Flying Disc Freestyle demonstrations and workshops on display at first African Beach Games A group of ambassadors this month traveled to the island of Sal, Cape Verde, to introduce hundreds to Flying Disc Freestyle through demos and workshops, as part of the inaugural African Beach Games, which took place from 14-23 June 2019. “We could not have been more pleased with the efforts of the six athletes who comprised the Freestyle official demonstration team. This …

2019 WU24 underway in Heidelberg

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The WFDF 2019 World Under-24 Ultimate Championships kicked off on Saturday, July 13, in Heidelberg, Germany. This bi-annual event features 1,150 athletes on 51 national teams from 29 countries competing in the Men’s U24, Women’s U24 and Mixed U24 divisions. WU24 will run through Saturday, July 20 with the finals at Heidelberger Sportzentrum Süd. After the opening ceremony was held Saturday, the showcase game saw the German Women’s team defeat Belgium in a decisive 15-1 …

Seeking Host Bids for WFDF 2021 |2023 WTDGC

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WFDF Seeks Host Bids for WFDF 2021 and 2023 World Team Disc Golf Championships The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is seeking bids for host organizers for the WFDF 2021 and 2023 World Team Disc Golf Championships (“WTDGC”). The WTDGC is the premier Disc Golf event for WFDF and the 2021 and 2023 editions of the event will look to build on the success of past championships held in Colchester, UK and Vancouver, Canada, and the …

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USA Takes Gold in Both Open and Women’s Divisions of WFDF Pan-American Ultimate Championships

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08 December 2011 The 2011 WFDF Pan American Ultimate Championships were held in Medellín, Colombia on November 24-26, 2011. The festivities began on Wednesday evening the 23rd with a Parade of Nations, Opening Ceremonies, and showcase game featuring Colombia’s Revolution vs Fury of the USA. The City of “Eternal Spring” didn’t quite live up to its reputation weather-wise, as it had been a very rainy fall and the weather pattern did not improve. In any …

New Guts Catch Record at 124 km/h Reported

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02 May 2011 A new world guts catch record was reported by Dave (Nez) Nesbitt, current PDGA Board President and former USGPA and WFDF board member, thrown by Garrett “Double G” Gurthie at 124 km/hr (77 mph). The throw and catch were made at approximately 7:15pm on April 30, 2011 at the International Disc Golf Center in Appling Georgia and recorded by a brand new Bushnell radar gun. The catch was witnessed by approximately 75 …

AFDA Opens Broadcasting Services Tender for WU24

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05 September 2017 The Australian Flying Disc Association (ADFA) have opened the broadcasting services tender for the WFDF 2018 WU24 Ultimate Championships which are planned for January 2018 in Perth, Australia. The tender dates are as follows: Tender Open: August 27, 2017 Tender Closes: September 17, 2017 Partner Announced: October 1, 2017 Tenders can be submitted by the due date listed above via email to td@wu24perth.com and should address the key requirements outlined in this invitation to tender. Full …

World Flying Disc Federation – 2018 Election Announcement

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01 November 2018 Overview WFDF is seeking enthusiastic, skilled and committed candidates for its 2018 Elections.  Complete nominations must be received by the Nominating Committee by November 10, 2018.  The target date for the start of the elections is November 15, 2018, with a targeted end date of December 15, 2018. Results should be announced by December 31, 2018 subject to confirmation of acceptance by elected candidates. The following positions are open for election for …

WFDF 2019 World Overall Championships (WOC) to be held in Richmond, Virginia USA

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26 October 2018 The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that the WFDF 2019 World Overall Flying Disc Championships (WOC 2019) will be held from Monday 8th – Saturday 13th July 2019 in the city of Richmond, Virginia USA.  It will be staged at various venues including the Bryan Park Disc Golf Course, Richmond Strikers West Creek Complex, Forest Hill Park, Henrico County’s Dorey Park and Gamble’s Hill Park. Overall events require …