World Flying Disc Federation

WFDF Seeks Host Bids for WFDF 2019 World Team Disc Golf Championships

19 December 2017

The World Flying Disc Federation is seeking bids for host organizers for the WFDF 2019 World Team Disc Golf Championships (“WTDGC”). The WTDGC is the premier Disc Golf event for WFDF and the 2019 edition of the event will look to build on the success of past championships held in Colchester, UK and Vancouver, Canada. Hosting the WTDGC is a chance to introduce an international sporting event to new communities, draw interest and attention to a host city and country, and generate economic impact for local businesses, while developing the sport globally. Bids are due by February 14, 2018.
 

WFDF approves Palestine Flying Disc Association as 76th country member

28 November 2017

The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that its Congress has approved the Palestine Flying Disc Association (PFDA) as its newest Member association, increasing WFDF’s membership to 76 national member associations.

“We welcome PFDA to the WFDF flying disc family after a long and thorough admission process conducted by the WFDF Board and members of the WFDF Sport for All / Development Commission,” commented WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch.

Read more: WFDF approves Palestine Flying Disc Association as 76th country member

 

WFDF announces new Chair and membership of its Women in Sport Commission

22 November 2017

As part of its continuing efforts to promote gender equality in disc sports, the World Flying Disc Federation announces that it has added new members to its Women in Sport Commission and appointed Caz Malone of Hong Kong as chair. Ms. Malone replaces outgoing chair Kate Bergeron, currently WFDF Treasurer, who had served as chair since 2011.

The Commission is now comprised of 14 women from all over the world, who are already stakeholders in their communities and are committed to engaging athletes, coaches, managers and organizers involved in the sport.

Read more: WFDF announces new Chair and membership of its Women in Sport Commission

   

WFDF and IFA sign Memorandum of Understanding joining forces to improve Sustainability

20 November 2017

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) and the International Fistball Association (IFA) are pleased to announce that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Sustainability on the occasion of the 2017 SportAccord IF Forum in Lausanne (SUI), promoting the topic of Sustainability in the Olympic Movement.


A joint sustainability strategy was unveiled in the collaboration between the two partners, who presented their case study developed with the IOC during the International Federations Forum last week in Lausanne - where sustainability was the central theme.

WFDF and IFA will collaborate under three principal initiatives. These are: "committing to sustainability as part of their governance," "providing resources for the development and implementation of a sustainability strategy," and "conducting sustainability at all events."

Read the full Press Release here.

The WFDF/IFA case study with the IOC can be found here.

 

WFDF Releases Provisional List of Teams Competing at WFDF 2018 World Ultimate Club Championships

16 November 2017

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) has released a current list of teams who will compete at the WFDF 2018 World Ultimate Club Championships (WUCC2018), to be held 14-21 July, 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. This list includes 128 teams from 40 countries -- 48 in the Mixed Division, 40 in the Women’s Division and 40 in the Men’s Division, with nearly 4,000 athletes expected to compete.

Read more: WFDF Releases Provisional List of Teams Competing at WFDF 2018 World Ultimate Club Championships

   

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