World Flying Disc Federation

AFDA Opens Broadcasting Services Tender for WU24

05 September 2017

The Australian Flying Disc Association (ADFA) have opened the broadcasting services tender for the WFDF 2018 WU24 Ultimate Championships which are planned for January 2018 in Perth, Australia.

The tender dates are as follows:

  • Tender Open: August 27, 2017
  • Tender Closes: September 17, 2017
  • Partner Announced: October 1, 2017

Read more: AFDA Opens Broadcasting Services Tender for WU24

 

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.

Read more: WFDF Announces Updates for World Team Disc Golf Championships

 

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

13 July 2020

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 International Fistball Association (IFA) signed in 2017.

In line with the five core principles enshrined in the Framework and the aims of the Paris Agreement, our organization will strive to:

1)     promote greater environmental responsibility;

2)     reduce the overall climate impact from sports;

3)     use our platform to educate for climate action;

4)     promote sustainable and responsible consumption; and

5)     advocate for climate action through our communications.

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

   

WADA List of prohibited substances and methods 2020 in force from 1 January

20 December 2019

The WADA 2020 list of prohibited substance and methods (the prohibited list) is to come into force on 1 January 2020. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published this 2020 List; along with, the 2020 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes.

The List, which is one of five International Standards that are mandatory for all Signatories of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code), designates what substances and methods are prohibited both in- and out-of-competition and which substances are banned in particular sports. WADA also has announced the 2020 Monitoring Program.

The prohibited list can be found here.

 

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

29 June 2020

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 is an introduction to Ultimate’s concept of “spirit of the game.”

“It is a great pleasure to present this first e-book issued for school and university teachers on the Flying Disc sport of Ultimate, which we hope will help spread the knowledge about our sport around the world,” commented WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch. “The book, originally published by José Amoroso in Portuguese and now translated to English, is proudly supported and published by the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) as part of our Development Programme funded with the cooperation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)

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

   

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