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WFDF strengthens development efforts in Africa with Cape Verde as a role model for Portuguese-speaking countries

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

Interview with Filomena Fortes, IOC Member and President of the National Olympic Committee of Cape Verde The World Flying Disc Federation has been working with the African country of Cape Verde as key co-operation partner for its development grants program in 2020 and 2021. The development program for Cape Verde involves three major parts: providing education materials to 100 schools in Cape Verde for teaching the Flying Disc sport of Ultimate and Spirit of the …

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WFDF Announces tentative 2022 Events Schedule

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

In a separate press release earlier today, the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) announced that all WFDF World Championship events scheduled to take place in 2021 would be canceled or postponed due to the ongoing health and safety concerns in connection with the coronavirus pandemic and the uncertainties around the resulting cross-border travel and other restrictions that continue to be imposed by governmental authorities. 2021 decisions taken WFDF 2021 World Ultimate and Guts Championships (Netherlands) …

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WFDF Announces major changes to the 2021 Events Schedule

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

All WFDF World Championship Events in 2021 are Canceled or Postponed The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) today announced that it will not host any World Championship Flying Disc Events in 2021, effectively canceling the World Under-24 Ultimate Championships (WU24) and the World Ultimate and Guts Championships (WUGC) both planned to be held in Europe in July this summer, and postponing other planned events. The WFDF COVID-19 Working Group and the WFDF Board of Directors …

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USA’s Beau Kittredge in The World Games Greatest Athlete of All Time competition

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

Team USA’s Beau Kittredge, the only Flying Disc athlete to have won three gold medals in The World Games, is one of the 24 candidates for “The World Games Greatest Athlete of All Time.” The selection will be done via a public, online, popular vote, with voting commencing on 8th January 2021 at the website: https://www.theworldgames.org/awards/The-World-Games-Greatest-Athlete-of-All-Time-81. ”Beau is clearly a top contender for the honor, given his standout career and performance across three editions of …

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2020 International Spirit of the Game Day: Global Virtual Scavenger Hunt Results

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The global flying disc community celebrated the 7th annual International Spirit of the Game Day on the first Saturday in December, which fell this year on December 5, 2020. In a year marked by pandemic, the Spirit of the Game Day organizers have created a global and safe way to celebrate and practice Spirit of the Game: the iSOTG Day Global Virtual Scavenger Hunt. And the community responded: 605 players registered on 136 teams from …

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WFDF approves of Haiti, Mali and Peru as WFDF national members

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Congress approval brings the membership to 91 countries The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that its Congress has approved the Fédération Haïtienne de Flying Disc (FHFD), the Association Malienne de Flying Disc (AMFD), and the Federación del Disco Volador del Perú (FDVP) as its newest Member associations, increasing WFDF’s membership to 91 national member federations (NFs). “To end this extreme difficult year 2020 by adding these three national member federations from …

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WFDF announces a new set of Rules of Ultimate and Appendix for 2021-2024

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF), following a review by the Rules Sub-Committee, has announced an updated set of the Rules of Ultimate and Championship Appendix for 2021-2024. The WFDF Board of Directors have approved these changes and the new rules come into effect on 1 January 2021. The WFDF Ultimate Rules Sub-Committee has introduced a number of changes aimed at producing better flow of play, fairer outcomes, and a closer alignment with the USA …

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WFDF announces results of 2020 elections of Board of Directors

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WFDF President Rauch re-elected The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) has announced the results of its 2020 elections, with the WFDF member associations voting on several open positions on the Board of Directors. Among other positions, the membership re-elected Robert “Nob“ Rauch as President for an additional two-year term. “I feel truly honored that the WFDF membership has entrusted me to serve another term as their President. WFDF will be relying upon its experienced Board …

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WFDF appoints Julie Gabriel and John Liljelund as first Safe Sport Integrity Officers

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The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that, in connection with the adoption of its new Safe Sport Policy, its Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Julie Gabriel (GBR) and John Liljelund as its first WFDF Integrity Officers. “We are extremely pleased that Julie Gabriel and John Liljelund have agreed to serve as WFDF’s Integrity Officers where they will be available to the disc sport community to ensure there is an independent …

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WFDF’s International Spirit of the Game Day Celebrates with Virtual Scavenger Hunt

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

WFDF is gearing up for the 7th annual International Spirit of the Game Day (iSOTG Day) on Saturday, December 5, 2020. In a year marked by restrictions due to the COVID pandemic, the WFDF Spirit of the Game Commission members have created a global and safe way to celebrate and practice Spirit of the game: the iSOTG Day Global Virtual Scavenger Hunt.  On December 5, you and your teammates can try to complete as many …