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December 4 is International Spirit of the Game Day 2021 #iSOTGDay

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

Each year, flying disc enthusiasts worldwide celebrate International Spirit of the Game Day (#iSOTGDay) on the first Saturday of December, landing this year on December 4th. This is the 8th anniversary of celebrating Spirit of the Game (SOTG), the cornerstone of Disc Sports that so many love. Through events, workshops, games, and other fun activities people from around the globe celebrate this special day. Throughout the pandemic when many parts of the world were in …

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WFDF approves Social Expression Policy

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

WFDF seeks to support opportunities to use the power of sport to move its community forward towards a more inclusive, just, and equitable future The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has approved the WFDF Social Expression Policy during their latest meeting. The policy, which defines acceptable and unacceptable forms of athlete and entourage self-expression and social protest, also explicitly provides for an area at championship venues for approved demonstrations, clinics, exhibitions and protests. Consistent …

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World Flying Disc Federation – 2021 Election Announcement

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

Overview WFDF is seeking enthusiastic, skilled and committed candidates for its 2021 Elections. Complete nominations must be received by the Nominating Committee by November 10, 2021.  The target date for the start of the elections is November 15, 2021, with a targeted end date of December 15, 2021. Results should be announced by December 31, 2021 subject to confirmation of acceptance by elected candidates. The following positions are open for election for 2-year terms commencing on January 1,2022 and concluding December 31, 2023. Board positions• Treasurer (2 year term)• Ultimate Committee Chair (2 year term)• Freestyle …

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WFDF introduces new Ultimate 4’s Showcase format

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

More compact competitive version of the sport for events subject to athlete quotas and time constraints The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to introduce its Showcase format for the Ultimate competition.  The showcase format of Ultimate 4’s has been developed for events, including multi-sports games, that face constraints of time, space, or athletes’ quota while preserving the essential qualities of the sport. The Showcase Rules feature mixed-gender, four-on-four play with six-member teams, running …

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United Through Sports – World Virtual Youth Festival 2021

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

WFDF seeks interest from juniors (Under 18) to participate in the UTS World Virtual Youth Festival 2021 The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is proud to announce that we have been invited to participate in the United Through Sports (UTS) World Virtual Youth Festival (WVYF) 2021. This event is a unique opportunity for Flying Disc athletes in the juniors divisions to be involved in a United through Sport movement that promotes health and safety through …

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WFDF 2022 World Masters Ultimate Club Championships announced

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

Registrations are now open for event to be held in Limerick, Ireland WFDF is pleased to announce that the WFDF 2022 World Masters Ultimate Club Championships (WMUCC 2022) will be staged in Limerick, Ireland from Saturday 25th June to Saturday 2nd July 2022 at the University of Limerick. The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) is Siege Events Limited, headed up by Barry Walsh and Liam Grant, who has hosted the Siege of Limerick — Ireland’s largest …

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WFDF leadership joins tributes for Jacques Rogge, former IOC President

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

Under Rogge’s IOC Presidency, WFDF was recognized in 2013 The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) with great sadness has taken note of the passing of Count Jacques Rogge, IOC Honorary President and eighth President of the IOC at age 79. Under Rogge’s Presidency, the World Flying Disc Federation was provisionally recognized in 2013 at the IOC Executive Board meeting in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. In a letter to IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach, WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch and Secretary General Volker Bernardi wrote: “We …

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WFDF successfully holds virtual Congress with approval of Bylaws revisions

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Congress approval sets the new format of membership structure The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that it has successfully held its annual Congress on Saturday, 21 August 2021 which saw the approval of a set of Bylaws revisions unanimously approved by the delegates of the WFDF membership. The applications of five new national federation members were also approved — bringing the number of national federations in WFDF to 100 — in …

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Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) approved as Associate Member of WFDF

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WFDF and the PDGA renew relationship in order to promote disc golf globally The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that its Congress has approved the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) as an associate member. “We believe that there will be a number of mutual benefits from resuming a closer relationship between the PDGA and WFDF including improved communication between our two organizations, a leveraging of the respective resources of our organizations …

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WFDF adds Ghana, Nigeria, Madagascar, Serbia, and Kyrgyzstan as member National Federations

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Congress approval brings WFDF’s member nations to 100 countries The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is proud to announce that its Congress has approved the Ghana Flying Disc Association (GFDA), the Nigeria Flying Disc Association (NFDSA), the Malagasy Flying Disc League (MFDL), the Serbian Flying Disc Association (SFDA) and the Frisbee Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic (FFKR) as its newest national Members, increasing WFDF’s membership to 100 member National Federations (NFs). “We are very proud …