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

 

New WFDF Rules Appendix released and in effect from January 1, 2020

21 January 2020

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) has released a new version of the Appendix to the Rules of Ultimate 2017. The new version came into effect as of 1 January 2020.

These rules will be used for all WFDF Ultimate Events in 2020, including the upcoming World Ultimate and Guts Championships, World Junior Ultimate Championships, and World Masters Ultimate Championships. Non-WFDF event organizers may also choose to use these rules for their events.

These are the main changes for version 4.0:

      Change the name of the "Men's" Division to the "Open" Division

      Adjustments to the seeding and bids process

      Changes to offside penalties

      New hand signals for "4 Men" and "4 Women" (Updated hand signals will be released later in 2020)

      Direction on how photographic or video footage should be used

      Guidance on how to deal with dangerous plays

      Changes to receiving fouls for contact that occurs after a block

 The new appendix can be found here.

Read more: New WFDF Rules Appendix released and in effect from January 1, 2020

   

Vote every day for Finland’s Disc Golf Team in The World Games Athlete of the Year Competition

08 January 2020

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) has nominated Finland’s Disc Golf team in the annual World Games Athlete of the Year competition. The award honors an athlete or a team for their outstanding performance in 2019 or for their social commitment or particularly fair behavior.  We direct everyone to the following site and voting for “Flying Disc – Team Finland” at https://www.theworldgames.org/awards/Athlete-of-the-Year-2019-70.

Team Finland, one of 25 candidates for the award this year, defeated Germany to win the WFDF World Team Disc Golf Championships in Alutaguse, Estoniain August 2019. The eight-person mixed squad did not lose a match at the championships and this victory catapulted Finland to the top of WFDF’s world Disc Golf country rankings at year end 2019.

Read more: Vote every day for Finland’s Disc Golf Team in The World Games Athlete of the Year Competition

 

WADA List of prohibited substances and methods 2020 in force from 1 January

20 December 2019

The WADA 2020 list of prohibited substance and methods (the prohibited list) is to come into force on 1 January 2020. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published this 2020 List; along with, the 2020 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 2020 Monitoring Program.

The prohibited list can be found here.

   

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