World Flying Disc Federation

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.

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WFDF presents Gender Equity Toolkit

24 August 2020

The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is proud to announce that WFDF has published the WFDF Gender Equity Toolkit in its first edition. The WFDF Gender Equity Toolkit was commissioned by the WFDF Women in Sport Commission and funded by the WFDF Development Program supported by IOC funding. Alicia Lui was lead author for the project.

“Gender equity - the process of giving fair treatment to all individuals based on their needs, interests, experiences, irrespective of gender - is crucial to ensure everyone can participate and enjoy Disc Sports fully around the world,” stated WFDF Women in Sport Commission chair Caroline “Caz” Malone. “The WFDF Tournament Directors Toolkit (“TDT”) provides Tournament Organizing Committees (“TOCs”) with information about gender equity, along with practical ideas to stage events that are more gender equitable. There are also strategies that everyone in the community can use to achieve better gender balance, as well as handy checklists, and a quiz at the end.”

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WFDF featured on TAFISA’s Family Day

07 August 2020

The World Flying Disc Federation (“WFDF”) is pleased to announce that WFDF will be featured on TAFISA’s Social Media channels in the frame of the TAFISA Family Day. With more than 270 members from over 150 countries on all continents, TAFISA aims to achieve an “active world’ by globally promoting and facilitating access for every person to Sport for All and physical activity.

An online campaign, the TAFISA Family Day celebrates the members’ commitment for a better world. TAFISA Family Day is a great opportunity for the members to share their efforts in combatting physical inactivity through Sport for All and increase awareness within TAFISA Family and the global Sport for All Movement.

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WFDF to hold Congress virtually due to COVID-19 pandemic

31 July 2020

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) will hold their 2020 Annual Congress in virtual format due to the Coronavirus pandemic. WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch confirmed the action in the official invitation for the Congress which will be held on 15 August 2020. Delegates from many of the 89 Member Federations from 87 countries are expected to attend in what is a response to the current global crisis.

“WFDF, in a move to prevent delegates from any infection risk, has decided to hold its annual Congress by videoconference. This will have an additional advantage as all Federations can attend the occasion virtually, which might well result in the highest Congress attendance in WFDF’s history,” commented WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch. “We had a number of our members attend our 2019 Congress 2019 in Alataguse (EST) online so we feel quite confident that we can make this work without problems.”

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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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