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WFDF announces results of Athletes’ Commission elections

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce the results of the 2022 WFDF Athletes’ Commission elections. The elections were held between 23 and 28 July 2022 on the occasion of the 2022 WFDF World Ultimate Club Championships held in Cincinnati, OH, USA. A total number of six athletes were elected by their peers out of eight candidates, three positions for a four-year term and three for a two-year term. The Commission will …

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WFDF promotes the practice of disc sports with children and young people from Cape Verde 

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With funding from the WFDF 2022 Development Programme, José Amoroso, WFDF Spirit of the Game Committee chair and professor of the Polytechnic of Leiria, promoted the practice of disc sports with children and young people from Cape Verde in early July 2022.  “To disseminate and make known disc sports and promote its practice with young people, particularly across borders, is one of my great objectives,” saidAmoroso, professor at the Higher School of Education and Social Sciences (ESECS) of the Polytechnic of Leiria. Amoroso visited Cape Verde at the beginning of …

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WFDF President Nob Rauch statement on the shortlist of additional sports for LA28  

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The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) has seen reports of the shortlist developed by the Olympic Organizing Committee LA28 on the potential additional sports to be included to the Olympic Programme of the 2028 Summer Olympic Games, where Flying Disc will not be reviewed for further consideration. The sports being considered are: baseball/softball, break dancing, cricket, flag football, karate, kickboxing, lacrosse, motorsport, and squash.  “WFDF is surprised and disappointed to not have been included in the shortlist of potential …

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World Junior Ultimate Championships join with the European Youth Ultimate Championship 

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The World Flying Disc Federation has teamed up with the European Ultimate Federation to host the Joint Junior Ultimate Championships, a juniors and youth tournament combining the WFDF World Junior Ultimate Championship (WJUC) with the European Youth Ultimate Championship (EYUC). The event is being held in Wrocław, Poland starting on Saturday, 6 August and will run for eight days.   More than 1,000 players from 19 countries are competing on 49 teams — 29 national teams are competing in the WJUC Under-20 tournament and 20 teams in the Under-17 EYUC tournament. Teams will be vying for the two …

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WFDF 2022 World Overall Championship Commences in San Diego

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WFDF 2022 World Overall Championship kicked off Monday, August 1 in San Diego, California, USA with six days of action concluding on Saturday, August 6. World Championship titles will be awarded in all seven overall/field disciplines (Accuracy, Discathon, Distance, Double Disc Court, Disc Golf, Freestyle, Self-Caught Flight), along with the Overall title. The competition is featuring 84 participants from four countries, with Field Events at Robb Field, Disc Golf at Morley Field Disc Golf Course, …

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Familiar faces dominate at WFDF World Ultimate Club Championships 2022

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On the eighth day of the WFDF 2022 World Ultimate Club Championships, teams battled it out under the blazing sun in Cincinnati for a chance to take home a gold medal and the title of world champion. While there was a strong showing by the USA clubs on their home turf, with American club teams earning two golds and one silver medal in the Finals, WUCC 2018 silver medalist Revolution from Colombia prevailed in a …

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Finals’ triple-header set for WFDF 2022 World Ultimate Club Championships

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The WFDF 2022 World Ultimate Club Championships (WUCC) are coming to a close today after a week of intense competition and displays of Spirit of the Game both on and off the field — but not before the best club teams in the world face off for their chance to bring home gold in the Mixed, Open, and Women’s Divisions. The WUCC championship triple-header kicks off with Red Flag from Canada looking to overcome Seattle …

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New firsts and surprising finishes heading into the semifinals at WFDF World Ultimate Club Championships 2022

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At the end of six days of competition, the matchups have been set for the WFDF 2022 World Ultimate Championship and teams will face off in the semifinals on Friday. For the first time, a European team — Finland’s Pussin Tiristäjät (PuTi) — will compete in the Mixed division semifinals of a WUCC event, when they face Canada’s Red Flag. In the other semifinal match, Seattle Mixtape of the USA will take on Lunch Box …

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15 teams still undefeated after Day 4 of the WFDF World Ultimate Club Championships 2022

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After four days of competition, 15 teams remain undefeated as they continue to fight for the chance to take home gold from the WFDF World Ultimate Club Championships 2022. The teams — eight in the Mixed division, four in the Women’s division, and three in the Open division — do include a healthy proportion of North American teams but powerhouses from Australia, Colombia, The Netherlands, Japan and more are still in the mix. Day 5 …

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WFDF 2022 World Ultimate Club Championships features solid showings, unexpected upsets 

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The first three days of competition at WFDF 2022 World Ultimate Club Championships welcomed athletes from all over the world to Cincinnati, Ohio, USA for more than 200 games. Over 3,100 athletes from 30 countries are competing in three divisions for a chance to take home gold after 8 days of spirited play. In the first full day of pool play on Sunday, after the opening showcase game on Saturday, teams toughed out hot and humid conditions across 29 fields. Many of WUCC’s top contenders debuted with …