Board election results
19 January 2006
Congratulations to these candidates, who have been elected and agreed to serve as WFDF Directors for the 2006-2007 term:
Treasurer - Robert "Nob" Rauch;
Individual Events Chair - Paul Francz;
At Large - Dan Engstrom, Dave Nesbitt, Rue Veitl, Todd Demetriades.
It was an excellent turnout with 100% of eligible members casting ballots; 90% of those on time and counted. And many, many thanks to outgoing board members Erik Hammer, Kim Godwin, and Tami Pellicane for years of WFDF service.
WFDF election opens
18 December 2005
The 2005 WFDF Board Election is now open. All member associations should have received an electronic ballot paper. If you need to obtain one, please contact Jonathan Potts on jonathan dot potts at wfdf dot org.
World Clubs eligibility rules released
06 December 2005
The WFDF Ultimate Committee has released the Club Team eligibility rules which are to be used for teams wishing to play in the WFDF World Ultimate Club Championships 2006 in Perth.
WUCC2006 team allocations released
11 October 2005
WFDF has released the initial team allocations for the 2006 World Ultimate Club Championships in Perth, Australia. These allocations are offered to National Associations who will then inform WFDF and WUCC2006 of the teams they wish to nominate. Please note that WFDF expects in some divisions that not all initial bids will be filled and bids will be re-allocated if/when they become available.
WFDF is asking National Federations who know they will not be able to fill their initial bids to contact WFDF and relinquish those bids. In this way WFDF will be able to get bids to other interested teams as quickly as possible.
WUCC 2006 will shortly start the process of official team registration.
World Games Final to be Broadcast
25 August 2005
The World Games flying disc ultimate gold medal match between USA and Australia will be aired on CSTV in North America. Enjoy! Player and non-player reviews are invited - send feedback to
. The game will be re-broadcast on Tuesday, August 30th at 10:30 AM; Thursday, September 1st at 2:00 PM; Friday, September 2nd at 2:00 AM; Wednesday, September 14th at 10:30 AM; and Friday, September 16th at 9:30 PM.
2005 Pan-American Championships Rescheduled
02 August 2005
The dates of the Pan-American Championhips in Sao
Paulo, Brazil have been moved to December 7 - 11,
2005. This will allow time for more teams to
register, and players who are interested can extend
their visit and play in the Mundalito Beach tournament
taking place December 15 - 18. Information and
registration can be found at
http://www.frisbeebrasil.com.br/. See you there!
World Games Gold - USA, Silver - Australia, Bronze - Canada
24 July 2005
USA comes out on top, earning World Games gold in an exciting ultimate game that was matched point for point up to 12-10 when USA pulled ahead for the win.
Marathon Ultimate record broken
10 July 2005
The Leeds Jedi Ultimate Frisbee Club has broken the marathon ultimate world record recently. From 9th June to 12th June 2005 (70hrs 19mins total), the group played back-to-back games of ultimate including the final two games in a torrential downpour. They beat the previous record by almost 9 hours and along the way raised over £1000 for charity.
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Latest WFDF Communiques
08 May 2015 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to announce the release of a six-part video series on Spirit of the Game (SotG). The first-ever WFDF Spirit Conference presented by UltimatEvents and sponsored by WFDF was held in conjunction with the World Ultimate Club Championships in August 2014. During this event, community organizers and leaders from all levels, divisions, and global regions met to discuss a variety of issues related to SotG.
05 May 2015 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to present its 2014 Report of its Development Grants Program and put out the call for new grants applications for 2015. In 2014 a total of US$ 26,739 was committed and the WFDF board has budgeted up to US,000 for 2015, with individual grants limited to no more than US,500 each. WFDF also plans to expand this year its disc missionary program, providing discs to travelers to areas with limited disc activity.
29 April 2015 - Official Communication
World Flying Disc Federation – Call for Sanctioned Event Bids
WFDF 2017 World Under 24 Ultimate Championships (WU24)
WFDF's Ultimate Committee and Board of Directors are seeking bids from potential host organisers for the WFDF 2017 World Under 24 Ultimate Championships (WU24 2017).
The event is held bi-annually and is comprised of National Teams competing in three divisions. The event (previously named WU23) was last held in 2013 in Toronto and will be hosted in July 2015 in London.
29 April 2015 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to announce that it has adopted new division names for youth Ultimate championships. Beginning in 2016, the former “Under 23” age category will be designated as the “Under 24” division and the former Juniors “Under 19” age category will be designated as the “Under 20” division. While the actual age limits are not changing, this revision of nomenclature was undertaken to try to minimize confusion about the age guidelines.
16 April 2015 - Official Communication
WFDF is establishing a new position of Director of Communications and Global Media and is seeking interested candidates. The Director would assist the executive staff and officers in writing press releases, identifying content and managing WFDF’s Facebook and Twitter pages, establishing a youtube and/or other video presence, and ensuring that WFDF takes advantage of the evolving opportunities in social media in order to better communicate with all of WFDF’s stakeholders and audience. This is a volunteer (unpaid) position but this will be a high impact role in raising the visibility of flying disc sports globally within the disc community and the general population.
10 April 2015 - Official Communication
The Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) and the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) are pleased to announce that the inaugural Team Disc Golf World Championship (TDGWC) will be held in mid-2016, and that they are seeking bids from potential local hosts to organize the event. A detailed bid package is now available.
Read the full Press Release here.
07 April 2015 - Official Communication
Today WFDF released an update to the World Ultimate Ranking list for WFDF member nations who have participated in major events over the past four years. This update takes into the account the recent results from the World Championships of Beach Ultimate, held from March 8 to 13 in Dubai. This ranking system provides a benchmark for WFDF’s member associations to understand how they compare against other nations in terms of performance and the depth of their elite Ultimate programs.
06 April 2015 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to announce that the WFDF Congress has voted to approve Qatar and Kenya as WFDF provisional member associations. A total number of 50 regular member participated in the ballot, totaling 126 out of 132 votes available. With one abstention totaling 4 votes, the new member associations were approved unanimously. The approval of the memberships of the Kenya Flying Disc Association (KFDA) and Ultimate Players Association of Qatar (UPAQ) brings the total WFDF membership to member associations in 60 countries, with another four disc sport organizational members in Beach Ultimate, Freestyle, Disc Golf, and Guts.
04 April 2015 - Official Communication
Congratulations to the Flying Disc Beach Ultimate Mixed Team from Germany, IWGA Team of the Month for March 2015. The team from Germany spoiled the USA clean sweep at the WFDF World Championships of Beach Ultimate (WCBU) in Dubai. Whilst team USA dominated the field at these World Championships, taking gold in six of the seven divisions of play, Germany secured one title with its win in the mixed gender division and took its first gold medal ever in WFDF-sanctioned World Championship Ultimate play.
25 March 2015 - Official Communication
WFDF is pleased to announce that the Hungarian Frisbee Association (HUFA) has become a full, regular member of the Hungarian Olympic Committee (HOC), after the unanimous decision of its Congress of March 10, 2015.
“This is great news for the Flying Disc community in Hungary and all friends of our sport around the globe,” stated Robert “Nob” Rauch, WFDF President. “It shows that WFDF consistently keeps growing in terms of National Olympic Committees recognizing our sport on their territory wherever possible and we are happy to see such a great country like Hungary be upgraded to full membership of HOC on our list of member associations being recognized by their NOCs."
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