World Flying Disc Federation

AFDA Opens Broadcasting Services Tender for WU24

05 September 2017

The Australian Flying Disc Association (ADFA) have opened the broadcasting services tender for the WFDF 2018 WU24 Ultimate Championships which are planned for January 2018 in Perth, Australia.

The tender dates are as follows:

  • Tender Open: August 27, 2017
  • Tender Closes: September 17, 2017
  • Partner Announced: October 1, 2017

Read more: AFDA Opens Broadcasting Services Tender for WU24

 

WFDF Announces Updates for World Team Disc Golf Championships

28 March 2017

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.

Read more: WFDF Announces Updates for World Team Disc Golf Championships

 

Team USA sweeps WFDF 2019 World Under-24 Ultimate Championships, taking home three gold medals in Heidelberg, Germany

21 July 2019

Team USA went undefeated during eight days of competition, with a combined 31-0 record across three divisions, on their way to winning three gold medals at the WFDF 2019 World Under-24 Ultimate Championships, which concluded on Saturday, July 20 in Heidelberg, Germany. The Americans took home top honors in all three divisions — Men’s, Women’s and Mixed.

Top spirit of the game prizes were awarded to Denmark in the Men’s division, South Africa in the Mixed division and both New Zealand and Australia in the Women’s division.

“It was a great week of Ultimate in the heart of Europe, and the next generation of elite athletes showed their grit and determination over the entire week while maintaining the best of spirit of the game,” stated WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch. “We were honored to introduce DOSB President Alfons Hörmann, IWGA CEO Joachim Gossow, and GAISF Director Philippe Gueisbuhler to the future of our sport. We also thank our local hosts DISC-Respect Sports group with the support of Heidelberg Sport and Health Office.”

Read more: Team USA sweeps WFDF 2019 World Under-24 Ultimate Championships, taking home three gold medals in Heidelberg, Germany

   

WADA List of prohibited substances and methods 2019 in force from 1 January

30 December 2018

The WADA 2019 list of prohibited substances and methods (the prohibited list) is to come into force on 1 January 2019. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published this 2019 List; along with, the 2019 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List, which is one of five International Standards that are mandatory for all Signatories of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code), designates what substances and methods are prohibited both in- and out-of-competition and which substances are banned in particular sports. WADA also has announced the 2019 Monitoring Program

The prohibited list can be found here.

 

WFDF 2019 World Under-24 Ultimate Championships underway in Heidelberg

17 July 2019

The WFDF 2019 World Under-24 Ultimate Championships kicked off on Saturday, July 13, in Heidelberg, Germany. This bi-annual event features 1,150 athletes on 51 national teams from 29 countries competing in the Men’s U24, Women’s U24 and Mixed U24 divisions. WU24 will run through Saturday, July 20 with the finals at Heidelberger Sportzentrum Süd. After the opening ceremony was held Saturday, the showcase game saw the German Women’s team defeat Belgium in a decisive 15-1 victory.

The event is being organized by DISC-Respect Sports group with the support of Heidelberg Sport and Health Office. The Organizing Committee team is led by Mark Kendall and Martin Rasp who both have significant experience in hosting both national and international Ultimate events. The WU24 is open to all players who are fourteen (14) years old or older and do not turn twenty-four (24) during the calendar year 2019.

“It’s exciting to host our World Under-24s in the heart of Europe,” stated WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch. “This is a great showcase of the upcoming elite athletes in our global community and the event nicely complements our upcoming plans for working with FISU in introducing our University Games.”

More than 50 games are being streamed live from Heidelberg over the week. Ultiworld, WFDF’s primary production partner, is livestreaming more than 20 games for free on its site at https://ultiworld.com/, while Fanseat.com will livestream more than 30 games on its SVOD destination, https://www.fanseat.com/ultimate. Showcase games will also be streamed on The Olympic Channel and World Games Channel.

Distribution partner Beijing Chenyang Sports is, for the first time ever at a WFDF World Championship event, livestreaming the Arena field with Chinese Mandarin commentary throughout the People's Republic of China.

The full streaming schedule can be viewed here: https://wu24heidelberg.com/streaming

The latest news and results can be found on the WU24 website here: https://wu24heidelberg.com/live

Tickets can be purchased online at https://ticketbud.com/events/dc52a2aa-5c73-11e9-9e7b-42010a717005.

The last WU24 was held in Perth, Australia in January 2018 where the host Australian Flying Disc Association put on a very successful and popular event with 41 teams from 20 countries and nearly 1,000 players flying long distances to the shores of sunny Western Australia.

   

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