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
21 July 2015 - Official Communication
The 2015 WFDF World Overall Championships are under way in Norrköping, Sweden, from 18-25 July 2015. The event features 7 disciplines as are Double Disc Court, Freestyle, Accuracy, Discathon, Self Caught Flight, Distance and Disc Golf. Athletes from 11 countries participate in the event.
Find all nes, articles, results and videos on the official event website.
26 June 2015 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to announce that the WFDF 2016 World Junior Ultimate Championships (WJUC) will be hosted in the city of Wrocław (Poland). The event will be held from July 31-August 6, 2016 at the facilities at the Pola Marsome fields in Wrocław. The finals will be staged in the Stadion Olimpijski (Stadium), a venue of the 2017 IWGA World Games, on August 6, 2016. The successful bid, which topped five other qualified bids, came from the Ultimate bro s.c. (UB) group headed by Michal Dul and is supported and endorsed by the Polish Ultimate Players Association.
25 June 2015 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to announce that the inaugural WFDF 2015 Asia Oceanic Guts Club Championships (AOGCC) will be hosted in the city of New Taipei City, Chinese Taipei. The event will be held on October 17-18, 2015 at the facilities at the “Ban Chiao Multiple Stadium” located in New Taipei City, with the finals being held on the main field at this venue on Sunday, October 18, 2015. The successful bid came from the Chinese Taipei Flying Disc Association (CTFDA) acting as Tournament Organizing Committee under the leadership of Michael HU. It is expected that a minimum number of 10 teams will participate in the Open and Women’s divisions.
22 June 2015 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation announces that the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has approved the short-list of eight International Federations for potential inclusion as an additional event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games without including a Flying Disc sport.
The announcement was made today by the Additional Event Program Panel of Tokyo 2020`s Organising Committee, concluding the second stage of the application procedure before entering the official phase II of the process. The IFs of the eight sports included to the short-list: Baseball/Softball (WBSC), Bowling (WB), Karate (WKF), Roller Sports (FIRS), Sport Climbing (IFSC), Squash (WSF), Surfing (ISA), Wushu (IWUF).
20 June 2015 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that the Congress has approved of a modification of the WFDF Bylaws establishing a full voting right for the Athlete`s Commission chair on its Board of Directors.
The WFDF Congress unanimously approved of the proposed change allocating full voting powers to the Athlete’s Commission chair within the Board.
18 June 2015 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that the totally revamped website of the Freestyle Players Association (FPA) is now live at www.FreestyleDisc.org.
“We have completely revamped the website to modernize the feel and offer more of the features that we think everyone will use and love,” commented FPA at-large Board member Brian Boaté on the launch. “Our hope is that this site will be the online hub for our favorite sport and to provide current news, exciting content and valuable tools for both our existing community and to attract new players as well. We encourage everyone to explore the site and to please feel free to send any issues and feedback to email@example.com. We will be adding additional features and content in the coming weeks.”
16 June 2015 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with Discraft Inc. as a WFDF Sponsor and Official Disc Supplier for the period 2015-2016. Discraft Inc., based in Michigan, USA, will also have the exclusive rights to produce “Official WFDF Ultimate Discs” during the term of this Agreement.
The Discraft UltraStarTM also will be used as official game discs during WFDF sanctioned events in 2015 and 2016.
12 June 2015 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to announce that it was accepted by the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games as one of 26 International Federation (IF) to be considered in round two as a potential additional sport on the Olympic Programme to be chosen by the hosts at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Recommendation 10 of Olympic Agenda 2020 approved by the IOC in December 2014 allows Organising Committees for the Olympic Games (OCOGs) to make a proposal for the inclusion of one or more additional events on the Olympic Programme for that edition of the Olympic Games. This principle applies for the first time for the 2020 Olympic Summer Games and consequently the Tokyo Organisers had invited all IOC 33 recognised International Federations (IFs) with summer events to submit their application in the first round.
10 June 2015 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to announce that the WFDF 2015 Asia Oceanic Ultimate Championships (AOUC) 2015 will be hosted in Hong Kong. The event will be held from November 27-29, 2015 at the facilities at the “Happy Valley Recreation Ground” and “So Kon Po Sports Ground” on 8 Ultimate fields. The finals will be staged in the stadia of the “Tai Hang Tung Recreation Ground” (4 fields) and “Mong Kok Stadium” (2 fields), on Sunday, November 29, 2015. The Mong Kok Stadium is the major venue used by the Hong Kong Football Association for First Division League football matches, Cup competitions, International football matches such as Asian Football Confederation Cup and training session for Hong Kong Football Representative Teams.
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