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International Conference on Disc sports in schools, Universities, and Clubs with science held in Zagreb, Croatia

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) in cooperation with the Croatian Flying Disc Federation (HFDS) and other partners (Politecnico de Leiria and Zagreb University of applied science) organized an International Conference on the topic “Disc sports in schools, universities, and clubs with science.” The conference was planned on the initiative of José Amoroso, IPLeiria Professor, and WFDF University and School Sports Commission and President of Portugal Flying Disc Federation (APUDD), who recognized that spreading the …

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WFDF hails the creation of the Mediterranean Flying Disc Confederation as growth in the Mediterranean continues

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation enthusiastically welcomes the creation of the Mediterranean Flying Disc Confederation (MFDC), whose main objective is the promotion and development of Flying Disc in the countries of the Mediterranean basin. It also intends to strive for the inclusion and maintenance of Flying Disc in the Mediterranean Games of the CIJM and host Mediterranean Flying Disc Championships in all disc disciplines. “MFDC promotes healthy competition between Mediterranean countries in a spirit of …

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Flying Disc aims for the LA28 Olympic programme

In News, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

WFDF will promote a youth-oriented, mixed-gender version of the Flying Disc sport of Ultimate The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF), the international federation for the sport of flying disc, is launching its campaign for inclusion in the Olympic summer programme in Los Angeles in 2028. WFDF will propose its newly developed Ultimate 4’s match format for competition and quota purposes. “Flying Disc is an incredibly attractive sport for the Olympic Games and we are formally …

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

In News, Press Release * Official Communication, Spirit of the Game 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, Sports, Ultimate 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, Sports, Ultimate 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 …