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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

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

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 …

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WFDF to hold its 2021 Congress virtually due to continuing COVID-19 pandemic

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Second-year in a row for a virtual Congress The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) will hold its 2021 Annual Congress via a virtual format for the second year in a row, due to the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic. WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch confirmed the decision in the official invitation for the Congress that will be held on 21 August 2021. Delegates of WFDF’s member Federations had provided positive feedback on the format …

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WFDF approves of Albania, El Salvador, Greece and Kuwait as WFDF national members

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Congress approval brings WFDF’s membership to 95 countries The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that its Congress has approved the Albanian Flying Disc Federation (FSHDF), the Asociación de Disco Volador Salvadoreña (ADVSAL), the Hellas Sport for All Federation (HELSAF) and the Kuwait Flying Disc Federation (KFDF) as its newest national Members, increasing WFDF’s membership to 95 national member federations (NFs). “Our membership development efforts are one of the main highlights as …

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WFDF’s Women in Sport Commission celebrates International Women’s Day with a social media campaign

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In honor of International Women’s Day, the World Flying Disc Federation’s Women in Sport Commission are showing off what they can do with a disc — and they want to see what you can do, too! Members of the Commission created videos, shared on Instagram, to raise awareness of International Women’s Day and share the joy of Flying Disc sports with the world. The Commission invites you to join them and challenge three of your …

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

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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 …