View Post

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

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

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 …

View Post

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 …

View Post

WFDF launches new official website

In About WFDF, Information, Official Communication, Press Release, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that it has launched today a new official website and domain name “wfdf.sport.“ The web site revamp was undertaken to upgrade the underlying site architecture, from the last overhaul in late 2011, to current standards, including native mobile accessibility. WFDF signed an agreement in 2018 to use the dot sport internet domain, which is managed by the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) for ICANN, as use of the dot sport domain shows we are a recognized member of the international sports community.

View Post

WFDF joins UNAOC One Humanity Campaign

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

The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that WFDF has joined the UNAOC One Humanity Campaign, which calls for solidarity, compassion and unity in the face of discrimination and divisiveness. The International Federations which sign up to the initiative have pledged their commitment to the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations’ (UNAOC) campaign. The campaign will see signatory sports champion One Humanity by demonstrating their commitment to peaceful and inclusive societies through a range of …

View Post

WFDF Announces 2021 Schedule of World Championships

In Beach Ultimate, Disc Golf, Events, Guts, News, Official Communication, Overall, Press Release * Official Communication, Ultimate, Upcoming Events by WFDF

Planning to resume global Flying Disc events starting in July 2021 Following the March 24 announcement by the World Flying Disc Federation that all Flying Disc championships in 2020 were cancelled or postponed due to the rapid spread COVID-19 virus and effect of the pandemic on international travel, WFDF has been pushing forward with negotiations, plans, and preparations for a full calendar of events for 2021. As of today, WFDF is planning to hold its …

View Post

United Through Sports – Virtual Youth Festival 2020

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

WFDF seeks interest from juniors (Under 18) to participate in the UTS Virtual Youth Festival 2020 The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is proud to announce that we have been invited to participate in the United Through Sports (UTS) Virtual Youth Festival (VYF) 2020. This event is a unique opportunity for the WFDF juniors athletes to be involved in a United through Sport movement that promotes health and safety through competition of an online festival. …

View Post

World Flying Disc Federation – 2020 Election Announcement

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

Overview WFDF is seeking enthusiastic, skilled and committed candidates for its 2020 Elections. Complete nominations must be received by the Nominating Committee by October 28, 2020.  The target date for the start of the elections is between November 1 and November 15, 2020, with a targeted end date of no later than December 15, 2020. Results should be announced by December 31, 2020 subject to confirmation of acceptance by elected candidates.  The following positions are open for …

View Post

WFDF approves Non-Discrimination Policy

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

Strengthens its commitment to equity and equality in all aspects The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has approved a WFDF Non-Discrimination Policy during their Board meeting on 20 September 2020. Among its various provisions, the policy: ·       affirms that WFDF is “fully committed to the principles and practice of equality of opportunity. It is responsible for ensuring that all people, irrespective of race or ethnic origin, …

View Post

WFDF approves Safe Sport Policy

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

Introduces structures on safeguarding athletes from all forms of misconduct The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has approved of the new WFDF Safe Sport Policy during its meeting on 20 September 2020. WFDF’s policy on safeguarding athletes and participants from discrimination, harassment and abuse shall describe the processes to help prevent this from occurring and define the procedures available to WFDF participants to bring forward a …

View Post

WFDF approves Nicaragua as member National Federation

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

Brings WFDF membership to 88 Countries The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that its Congress has approved the Federación de Disco Volador de Nicaragua (FEDIVONIC) as its newest member national federation, increasing WFDF’s membership to 88 national member federations (NFs). “It is a great pleasure to see organised Flying Disc sport development success in Central America with a growth of our family during these times. This is another example of the success …