WFDF Board Elections: Call for Candidates
08 November 2009
Seven positions are becoming available for the upcoming WFDF Elections. 6 positions are for the 2010-2011 period and one is for 2010. The positions to be filled include: Treasurer, Secretary, Overall Committee Chair (one year term), Ultimate Committee Chair and 3 At Large member positions. Applications for candidacy will be accepted until November 30, 2009
Read more: WFDF Board Elections: Call for Candidates
WFDF Spirit Of The Game Scoring Sheets Released in 27 Languages
25 October 2009
Patrick van der Valk and the WFDF Spirit Of The Game Committee have just released SOTG Scoring Sheets in 27 languages.
WFDF Rules of Ultimate application for iPhones now available
11 October 2009
Claudius Kirsch from Germany has created a free iPhone application that has the official WFDF Rules of Ultimate available in both German and English. More languages will be included at a future date.
US Guts Players Association National Championships announced
28 August 2009
The USGPA will host their National Championships on September 5th and 6th in Sterling Heights, Michigan.
WFDF President Potts Twitter Feed
21 July 2009
Follow the backstage action at the World Games 2009 throught the eyes of WFDF President Jonathan Potts on is twitter feed.
Ultimate Opens Kaohsiung Stadium at World Games
18 July 2009
Ultimate will be the first sport to use the brand new Kaohsiung Main Stadium at the 8th edition of the World Games. For more information and to follow the event please refer to this web site
2009 WFDF Congress Announced
17 July 2009
The 2009 WFDF Congress will be held in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei at the Kaohsiung World Games Main Stadium in room B2-5 on Saturday, July 18th, 2009 14:00 – 17:00 p.m Taiwan., 6:00 - 9:00 UTC, 1:00 - 4:00 EST, 23:00 - 2:00 PST. To conference call you must request to be added by skyping Skippy_Jammer prior to the meeting
WFDF World Overall Titles awarded in Jacksonville, Florida
13 July 2009
The WFDF World Overall Flying Disc Titles were won by Conrad Damon and Mary Lowry in dramatic this past weekend in Jacksonville, Florida. Event titles were awarded across the divisions for Distance, Self-Caught Flight, Accuracy, Golf, Discathon, Freestyle and Double Disc Court.
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Latest WFDF Communiques
31 May 2016 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation is proud to call for nominations for the 2016 WFDF Athletes` Commission elections to be held during the World Ultimate and Guts Championships 2016 in London.
Please refer to the information linked here on tasks of the Commission and conditions for nominations. Nominations must be sent to WFDF under ed(at)wfdf.org no later than 8 June 2016 and include a disc sport related CV.
31 May 2016 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation is pleased to present its final call for new grants applications for 2016. For 2016, out of a total development budget of US,000, US,000 is budgeted for individual grants to the community, with individual grants limited to no more than US,500 each. WFDF also hopes to expand this year its disc missionary program, providing discs to travelers to areas with limited disc activity.
30 May 2016 - Official Communication
WFDF is pleased to announce that the Slovak Association of Frisbee (SAF) was accepted as a full member of the Slovak Olympic Committee (SOC). The SAF membership was accepted during the 49th general assembly of SOC on 22nd April 2016, per the notice provided by SAF Secretary General Martin Keseg to WFDF.
“We are excited to announce this great news for the Flying Disc community in Slovakia and all friends of our sport around the globe,” stated Robert “Nob” Rauch, WFDF President. “This full recognition comes as we prepare for the WFDF 2016 World Ultimate and Guts Championships taking place next month in London where, we are sure, Slovakia’s athletes will perform well.”
13 April 2016 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that the WFDF 2017 World Championships of Beach Ultimate, in association with BULA (WCBU 2017) will be held at Plage de la Grande Conche in Royan, France from Sunday, 18 June to Saturday, 24 June 2017. The French Flying Disc Federation (FFDF) will oversee the Tournament Organizing Committee made up of an experienced team from the local regional league “Flying Disc Poitou Charentes,” members of the FFDF, and local France Sport sponsors and partners.
27 March 2016 - Official Communication
WFDF is pleased to announce that it has awarded a total of US,000 in development grants to be used to create and fortify Beach Ultimate leagues with six projects on four continents. WFDF had put out a call for applications in November 2015 for the 2016 Beach Ultimate development grant program with a focus on funding projects brought by member associations or individuals to start or grow local Beach Ultimate leagues.
25 March 2016 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Charlie Mead of the United Kingdom as new WFDF Disc Golf Committee chair and Board member. The appointment comes as a replacement for outgoing Disc Golf Committee chair Michael Downes who stepped down from the position after the Professional Disc Golf Association (“PDGA”) terminated its memorandum of understanding and membership with WFDF effective 29 February 2016.
01 March 2016 - Official Communication
World Team Disc Golf Championship co-hosted by WFDF and PDGA will still be hosted in August 2016
The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) announces that it is going to reorganize its Disc Golf Committee after the Professional Disc Golf Association (“PDGA”) gave notice it was officially terminating the Memorandum of Understanding previously signed on 27 January 2014 and not renewing its membership in WFDF, effective 29 January 2016. WFDF is in the process of reconstituting the WFDF Disc Golf Committee, which had been a joint committee designated by the PDGA, into one comprised of representatives of WFDF country members who oversee a multi-disciplinary association in order to properly manage disc golf activity within the context of WFDF’s Olympic Movement responsibilities.
24 February 2016 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that it has kicked off a crowdfunding campaign to secure funds for producing a world-class TV Broadcast production and comprehensive video streaming program of games during the 2016 WFDF World Ultimate and Guts Championships taking place in London, United Kingdom from 18 to 25 June 2016.
The campaign, which was launched today on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform, is running through 23 March 2016 and aims to secure funding for deliverables such as 20+ free worldwide streaming games of ultimate (also available on free VOD), 10+ mini-documentaries to be shared for free online, a Broadcast of a two-hour feature program on a US sports network and the production of an event documentary.
16 February 2016 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce a new partnership around Spirit of the Game (SotG) with Early Recognition Is Critical (E.R.I.C). E.R.I.C. is a nonprofit charitable organization that teaches youth about cancer symptom awareness and the importance of healthy living through its Ultimate Frisbee clinics. One of the biggest connections between cancer awareness and Ultimate is self-advocacy. E.R.I.C. teaches kids they need to speak up in a game if they get fouled, just as they need to speak up if they notice cancer-related symptoms.
28 January 2016 - Official Communication
WFDF’s Board of Directors and Ultimate Committee are seeking bids from potential host organizers for the WFDF 2018 World Junior Ultimate Championships (WJUC). The WJUC is the premier world junior championship event for the flying disc discipline of Ultimate. The event is held bi-annually and is comprised of national teams competing in the Junior Uner-20 Men’s and the Junior Under-20 Women’s divisions. The event was most recently held in 2014 Lecco, Italy and will again be held this summer August, 2016 in Wroclaw Poland.
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