World Flying Disc Federation

WFDF Announces Updates for World Team Disc Golf Championships

28 March 2017

The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) has confirmed that it will sanction the WFDF 2017 World Team Disc Golf Championships (WTDGC) at the XA tier level.  In addition, team registration for the WTDGC has been extended to June 9th in the light of considerable interest from many countries that have asked for an extension to the registration process.  WTDGC will be held August 23-26 in Colchester, England and it will be hosted by DiscZoo. Teams must be submitted by national disc sports federations who are World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) members, or by the national disc golf association for countries where disc golf is not part of a national disc sports body or a direct member of WFDF.

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WFDF approves members from Afghanistan, Lebanon, Moldova, Romania, and Thailand, reaching 75 members

28 May 2017

The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that its Congress has approved five new Member associations, increasing WFDF’s membership to 75 member associations. The new Members are from Afghanistan (Afghanistan Frisbee Federation, AFF), Lebanon (Lebanon Flying Disc Association, LFDA), Republic of Moldova (Moldovan Flying Disc Federation, MFDF), Romania (Romania Flying Disc Association, RFDA), and Thailand (Thailand Flying Disc Team, TFDT).

“The approval of these five new Member associations from Asia and Europe comes as a result of the thorough and persistent work conducted over several years led by our Executive Director Volker Bernardi together with the WFDF Sport for All and Development Commission,” commented WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch. “This figure constitutes a major milestone for WFDF as outlined in our previous strategic plan set out in 2012, as WFDF concludes a five year journey to finally reach 75 Member countries”.

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International University Sports Federation (FISU) Recognizes WFDF for Flying Disc Sports

24 May 2017

The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that the International University Sport Federation (the Fédération Internationale du Sport Universitaire, or FISU) has agreed to provide WFDF with the seal of a FISU recognised sport. The recognition was acknowledged in a letter sent by FISU President Oleg Matytsin (RUS) dated 22 May 2017.  

“WFDF is extremely honored and pleased to obtain FISU recognition,” stated WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch. “We appreciate the advice and encouragement provided by the respective FISU departments and we thank FISU President Oleg Matytsin, Secretary General Eric Saintrond, and WUC Director Paulo Ferrerira for their tremendous support. With the popularity and growth of Flying Disc sports at the university level around the world, and with the full support of our member national associations and several National University Sport Federations (NUSFs), we look forward to being able to formally contribute to the University sports movement.”

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WFDF approves certain revised rules for Beach Ultimate

19 April 2017

The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors, upon the recommendation of its Beach Ultimate Committee, has approved of a new set of Rules of Beach Ultimate and the corresponding Rules Appendix 2017. The new rules came into effect on April 1, 2017 and will be used at the WFDF 2017 World Championships of Beach Ultimate (WCBU) being held in Royan, France, in association with BULA, from 18-24 June. There are some differences in this set of rules that will affect the game of Beach Ultimate, specifically the length of timeouts, determination of gender mix in the Mixed Division of play, the field size, and the use of yellow discs as the official game disc for TV broadcast games.

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WFDF revises eligibility age for female players in Mixed Masters division

14 April 2017

The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that it is revising the eligibility age for female players participating in the Mixed Masters division, lowering it from 33 years to 30 years. The change was made to conform to the eligibility age that has been in place for the Women’s Masters division.

“After lengthy discussion and a unanimous vote in favor, the WFDF Ultimate Committee had recommended that change, bringing the eligibility age for females participating in the Women’s Masters and Mixed Masters divisions to the same level, avoiding unnecessary confusion and inconsistency,” stated WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch.

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