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.
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.
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Latest WFDF Communiques
19 April 2017 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors, upon the recommendation of its Beach Ultimate Committee, has approved of a new set of Rules of Beach Ultimate and the corresponding Rules Appendix 2017. The new rules came into effect on April 1, 2017 and will be used at the WFDF 2017 World Championships of Beach Ultimate (WCBU) being held in Royan, France, in association with BULA, from 18-24 June. There are some differences in this set of rules that will affect the game of Beach Ultimate, specifically the length of timeouts, determination of gender mix in the Mixed Division of play, the field size, and the use of yellow discs as the official game disc for TV broadcast games.
14 April 2017 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that it is revising the eligibility age for female players participating in the Mixed Masters division, lowering it from 33 years to 30 years. The change was made to conform to the eligibility age that has been in place for the Women’s Masters division.
“After lengthy discussion and a unanimous vote in favor, the WFDF Ultimate Committee had recommended that change, bringing the eligibility age for females participating in the Women’s Masters and Mixed Masters divisions to the same level, avoiding unnecessary confusion and inconsistency,” stated WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch.
06 April 2017 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has approved a new form of sanctioned competition, the international test match. An International Test Match is a bilateral game of Ultimate between teams representing two regular WFDF member associations. The eligibility requirements for international Ultimate Test matches can be found here.
05 April 2017 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that its Congress has accepted Armenia as new WFDF member association. With the acceptance of the Armenian National Frisbee Federation (ANFF), WFDF now has 72 member associations in 70 countries.
“We are pleased to welcome Armenia into the WFDF family,” stated WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch. “Their admission as national member number 70 marks a milestone in the program we started four years ago to work with loosely organized flying disc players in countries around the world and support their efforts to institutionalize their governance and pursue membership in WFDF. We are looking forward to approving five more new members in the first half of 2017, four of them within one month’s time, as each of these have been working with us closely for more than a year on the approval process and have recently submitted full and complete applications for membership.”
28 March 2017 - Press Release
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.
23 March 2017 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed new members to its WFDF Sport for All and Development Commission as well as its Entourage Commission. The appointments came after a decision by the board to expand the scope of WFDF’s development projects using the grants offered by WFDF to members and Flying Disc groups, and to bolster the resources of the entourage work being done by WFDF.
The appointments include the addition of recently appointed WFDF Sustainability officer Johanna von Toggenburg (GER) and Thierry Fulconis (LUX) to the Sport for All and Development Commission, with Thierry representing the interests of our smaller countries and member associations. Separately, Peter Kramer (HUN) will be added to the WFDF Entourage Commission.
23 March 2017 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has approved seven new members of the Disc Golf Committee to work together with WFDF Disc Golf Committee chair and Board member Charlie Mead (GBR). The appointments come as result as an extensive search conducted by WFDF to find suitable members for the Committee to organize and promote Disc Golf across the globe.
01 March 2017 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors have appointed Johanna von Toggenburg as the first ever WFDF Sustainability Officer.
“The appointment of Johanna von Toggenburg as our first ever Sustainability Officer marks another important step in fulfilling our commitment to stage sustainable world events and make sure that WFDF operates under best of class governance procedures,” stated WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch.
20 February 2017 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to present its call for development grants applications for 2017. In 2017 a total of US$ 24,000 has been budgeted for development projects including the WFDF coaching clinics and other projects. The individual disc community grants program constitutes approximately 25% of the development budget, 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. The deadline for the submission of grant applications 23 April 2017 with the first disbursements expected in June 2017.
13 January 2017 - Official Communication
Today the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) released its updated list for 2016 of average Spirit of the Game scores by country. Intended to accompany the recently updated WFDF World Ultimate Rankings, this list takes into account scores received by all teams attending recent WFDF World Championships and Continental Championships for Ultimate over the past three years, including the Spirit scores from the 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championships in London and World Junior Ultimate Championships in Wroclaw. The full list by country in alphabetical order follows here.
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