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WFDF presents Gender Equity Toolkit

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

The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is proud to announce that WFDF has published the WFDF Gender Equity Toolkit in its first edition. The WFDF Gender Equity Toolkit was commissioned by the WFDF Women in Sport Commission and funded by the WFDF Development Program supported by IOC funding. Alicia Lui was lead author for the project. “Gender equity – the process of giving fair treatment to all individuals based on their needs, interests, experiences, irrespective …

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WFDF featured on TAFISA’s Family Day

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

The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that WFDF will be featured on TAFISA’s Social Media channels in the frame of the TAFISA Family Day. With more than 270 members from over 150 countries on all continents, TAFISA aims to achieve an “active world’ by globally promoting and facilitating access for every person to Sport for All and physical activity. An online campaign, the TAFISA Family Day celebrates the members’ commitment for a better world. …

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WFDF to hold Congress virtually due to COVID-19 pandemic

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

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) will hold their 2020 Annual Congress in virtual format due to the Coronavirus pandemic. WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch confirmed the action in the official invitation for the Congress which will be held on 15 August 2020. Delegates from many of the 89 Member Federations from 87 countries are expected to attend in what is a response to the current global crisis. “WFDF, in a move to prevent delegates from …

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WFDF and IFA join UNFCCC’s Sports for Climate Action and sign Framework

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The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is proud to announce that it has joined the UNFCCC’s Sports for Climate Action initiative as a signatory to the Sports for Climate Action Framework. The Sports for Climate Action initiative calls on sporting organizations to acknowledge the contribution of the sports sector to climate change and our responsibility to strive towards climate neutrality for a safer planet. WFDF also reaffirms its cooperation agreement in the area of sustainability with the …

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WFDF presents new e-book “Ultimate at Schools Programme Teacher’s File”

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

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is proud to present the newly published e-book “Ultimate at Schools Programme Teacher’s File” by author José Amoroso. This e-book provides 139 pages of teaching materials in the Flying Disc sport of Ultimate, on the rules of the game, specific aspects of the sport like throwing and catching, and teaching methods and learning assessment, along with a brief overview of other Flying Disc disciplines. An important part of the book …

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WFDF approves Cayman Islands and Malawi as national members

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Brings membership to 87 Countries The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that its Congress has approved the Cayman Islands Ultimate Association and Malawi Flying Disc Federation as its newest Member associations, increasing WFDF’s membership to 87 countries. “To add Cayman Islands and Malawi to the Flying Disc Family during these difficult times is perhaps a harbinger of the return to the organized practice of Flying Disc sports around the globe and further proof …

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Worlds (WUGC) and Masters (WMUC) events to be postponed to 2021, Juniors (WJUC) canceled

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

As published by WFDF on the 19th March 2020, WFDF’s three major events WUGC, WJUC and WMUC scheduled to take place in 2020 were all put on hold due to the outbreak and global pandemic of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). After extensive meetings since March with key stakeholders, the event hosts and TOCs, the WFDF Ultimate Committee and Events Team followed by agreement from the WFDF Board of Directors, WFDF is announcing to all member associations, …

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IWGA announces The World Games will be rescheduled to 7-17 July 2022

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The International World Games Association (IWGA) announced that The World Games will be rescheduled and will now be held from 7 to 17 July 2022. The decision was approved by the member Federations of IWGA on the programme of the Games in Birmingham, AL, USA, via a videoconference call. From the IWGA release: “The International World Games Association (IWGA) and Birmingham Organising Committee (BOC) have agreed to postpone the 11th edition of The World Games …

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WFDF Cancels or Postpones all World Championships over Next Six Months

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

Health and safety concerns due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outweigh all other factors After consultation with medical experts and the various Tournament Organizing Committees (TOCs), the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) today announced that it is cancelling or postponing all scheduled world championship events for at least the next six months of 2020, due to the impact of the Covid-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic. This decision takes into consideration first and foremost the safety and health …

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Update on the Status of WFDF’s World Championships

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

Consideration of the impact from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Following the outbreak of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) and its rapid spread around the world, WFDF released an official statement on 4 March regarding the impact of the pandemic on its world championship events scheduled for the coming months. As of 19 March 2020, WFDF remains fully committed to holding the 2020 events – WUGC, WJUC and WMUC – as scheduled. There are two major events scheduled …