World Flying Disc Federation

WFDF and IFA join UNFCCC’s Sports for Climate Action and sign Framework

13 July 2020

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is proud to announce that it has joined the UNFCCC’s Sports for Climate Action initiative as a signatory to the Sports for Climate Action Framework. The Sports for Climate Action initiative calls on sporting organizations to acknowledge the contribution of the sports sector to climate change and our responsibility to strive towards climate neutrality for a safer planet. WFDF also reaffirms its cooperation agreement in the area of sustainability with the International Fistball Association (IFA) signed in 2017.

In line with the five core principles enshrined in the Framework and the aims of the Paris Agreement, our organization will strive to:

1)     promote greater environmental responsibility;

2)     reduce the overall climate impact from sports;

3)     use our platform to educate for climate action;

4)     promote sustainable and responsible consumption; and

5)     advocate for climate action through our communications.

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WFDF presents new e-book “Ultimate at Schools Programme Teacher’s File”

29 June 2020

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is proud to present the newly published e-book “Ultimate at Schools Programme Teacher’s File” by author José Amoroso. This e-book provides 139 pages of teaching materials in the Flying Disc sport of Ultimate, on the rules of the game, specific aspects of the sport like throwing and catching, and teaching methods and learning assessment, along with a brief overview of other Flying Disc disciplines. An important part of the book is an introduction to Ultimate’s concept of “spirit of the game.”

“It is a great pleasure to present this first e-book issued for school and university teachers on the Flying Disc sport of Ultimate, which we hope will help spread the knowledge about our sport around the world,” commented WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch. “The book, originally published by José Amoroso in Portuguese and now translated to English, is proudly supported and published by the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) as part of our Development Programme funded with the cooperation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)

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Strong showing from Colombia at WFDF 2019 Pan American Ultimate Championships

08 November 2019

Colombia further proved it’s a force to be reckoned with at last month’s WFDF 2019 Pan American Ultimate Championships (PAUC), earning gold in both the Women’s and Men’s divisions. The USA won the Mixed Division championship.

The event was hosted at the Sarasota Polo Club in Florida, USA from Sunday 3rd November to Friday 8th November 2019. PAUC featured national and club Ultimate teams in the Men’s, Women’s and Mixed divisions, along with Mixed Masters, Men’s Masters and Men’s Grandmasters divisions. More than 1,360 athletes on 67 teams from 13 countries participated in PAUC.

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WFDF updates World Ultimate Rankings

25 November 2019

Update follows WFDF 2019 Pan American Ultimate Championships, EUF 2019 European Youth Ultimate Championships and EUF 2019 European Masters Championships.

The World Flying Disc Federation today released the updated World Ultimate Rankings. These country rankings are based on the finishing positions of teams at the most recent WFDF World and Continental Ultimate events:

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International Spirit of the Game Day 2019 is 7th of December

21 November 2019

WFDF is gearing up for the 6th annual International Spirit of the Game Day, which will take place on Saturday, 7 December 2019. This year, the day's theme is “Spirit of the Game It’s Not Just High Fives!” iSOTG Day, organized by the World Flying Disc Federation in partnership with the charitable organization Early Recognition Is Critical (E.R.I.C.), encourages Ultimate communities around the world to celebrate and reflect on Spirit of the Game, a core and unique element of the sport of Ultimate, by hosting events, clinics and activities where players can discuss and demonstrate good spirit.

Anyone (groups or individuals) can participate in iSOTG Day, and they will get the chance to win prizes from dozens of vendors simply by posting a video, photo, article, etc., on the iSOTG Facebook event , on Instagram, or on Twitter with the hashtag #iSOTGDay. Submissions are open between 29 November and 9 December 2019. The winning submissions will be chosen by members of the WFDF Spirit Committee, E.R.I.C., as well as partner representatives.

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