New Guts Hall of Fame inductees announced
30 June 2005
The United States Guts Players Association has announced that
five new members will be inducted into the International Frisbee Hall of
Fame during festivities associated with the 48th International Frisbee
Tournament (IFT) in Houghton, Michigan.
World Overalls to be held in San Diego
15 June 2005
Following the cancellation of the World Disc Games, the World Overall Championships 2005 have been moved to San Diego and will join with the World Juniors and Masters Championships to be held there at the end of June.
World Juniors goes to Boston
31 March 2005
The WFDF Board has approved the New England Ultimate Alliance as the host of the World Junior Ultimate Championships (WJUC) 2006. The tournament is to be held in Devens, just outside Boston, from 13th to 18th of August. The decision is subject to approval by WFDF Congress by July at the latest.
Disc golf committee launched
25 March 2005
A new international disc golf committee has met, the product of collaborative efforts by WFDF and the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) to unite disc golf throughout the world and work together toward the development of the game. Draft minutes of the teleconference held on 19th February are now available online.
Panamericans website launched
18 March 2005
A website has been established for the inaugural Pan-American Ultimate Club Championships to be held in Sao Paulo in late July this year. It will be the central point for all information regarding the championships.
2004 WFDF election results
10 January 2005
A healthy thirteen member organisations in good standing voted in the 2004 WFDF elections. The new Board took office on 1st January. Congratulations to those who were successfully elected and to Korean Ultimate, who were admitted to regular membership of WFDF in a concurrent poll.
History of Ultimate book soon to be released
23 December 2004
The first book chronicling the complete history of the sport of Ultimate, from 1968 to the present, will be released in March 2005. The book includes 160 pages, tons of photos, lists of national and world champions, national champion team rosters and a DVD with never before seen Ultimate footage. Pre-orders are now being taken.
Bidding opens for WUGC2008
22 December 2004
WFDF is now acccepting bids for the WFDF World Ultimate and Guts Championships 2008. The deadline for the submission of bids is June 1, 2005. Please e-mail (ultimate at wfdf dot org) if you have any questions.
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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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