World Flying Disc Federation

WFDF 2019 World Team Disc Golf Championships open in Estonia

21 August 2019

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that the WFDF 2019 World Team Disc Golf Championships (WTDGC) opened today.  This third edition of the team disc golf championships is being held at Mäetaguse Disc Golf Park in Alutaguse, Estonia, with a participation of 17 countries over four days of competition. The nations represented are Australia, Austria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Latvia, Lithuania, New Zealand, Russia, Slovakia, Spain and the United States.

The WTDGC event will feature four divisions (Open, Women’s, Master’s and Junior) with teams consisting of a minimum of 6 players with a team having the option to bring up to 12 players. Teams will compete in multiple competition matchplay formats throughout the Event with each round including players seeded within their team. WFDF’s premier Disc Golf event includes 142 registered players with 102 contesting each match. A total number of 256 matches is played with 336 rounds on the front-nine eagle course and back-nine bear course, and 432 on the full 18

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WFDF presents results of Global Disc Sports Community Survey

16 August 2019

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that it has published a report of the results of the third edition of the Global Disc Sports Community survey. The first one was launched in February 2014 and the survey was designed to gather input from athletes, coaches, administrators, tournament directors and anyone else involved with disc sports from around the globe, with the second edition executed in 2016. This recent survey was launched in June 2019 and responses were collected through 21 July 2019 and was open to anyone.

“WFDF thanks everyone who participated. This is very useful to our efforts to get input directly from the athletes and other members of the community,” stated WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch. “We wanted to gather demographic information about the disc sports community that could be used to support promotional efforts to further the sport, and to get input on a variety of topics that are currently being discussed.”

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New WFDF IT Committee formed

07 August 2019

The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce the formation of a new WFDF Information Technology (IT) Committee to assist the board in evaluating upgrades to its systems over the next two years and oversee the work of a paid administrator.

The newly formed WFDF IT Committee will be chaired on an interim basis by Luke Tobiasiewicz and is made up of volunteers from all around the globe. Drawing experience from all facets of IT provision, the members of the committee also represent all areas of flying disc sports from Ultimate to Guts, SOTG to Streaming, Events to Governance, and more. The committee will aim to advise the WFDF board on how best to leverage IT in solving some of the challenges facing our growing sport and providing long term solutions that can benefit Athletes, National Federations as well as WFDF staff and volunteers. The members of the committee are Rueben Berg (AUS), Maximiliano Chiale (URU), Bruno Gravato (POR), Wolfgang Maehr (AUT), Sören Petersen (GER), and Travis Smith (CAN).

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WFDF updates World Ultimate Rankings

05 August 2019

Update follows WFDF 2019 European Beach Ultimate Championships in association with BULA, WFDF 2019 Asia Oceanic Beach Ultimate Championships in association with BULA, WFDF 2019 All African Ultimate Championships, WFDF 2019 World Under 24 Ultimate Championships & WFDF 2019 Asia Oceanic Ultimate & Guts 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:

●      Asia Oceanic Ultimate & Guts Championships (AOUGC) 2019

●      World Under 24 Ultimate Championships (WU24) 2019

●      All Africa Ultimate Championships (AAUC) 2019

●      Asia Oceanic Beach Ultimate Championships (AOBUC) 2019

●      European Beach Ultimate Championships (EBUC) 2019

●      World Ultimate Club Championships (WUCC) 2018

●      World Junior Ultimate Championships (WJUC) 2018

●      World Master Ultimate Club Championships (WMUCC) 2018

●      World Championship of Beach Ultimate (WCBU) 2017

●      World Great Grandmasters Beach Ultimate Championships (WGGMBUC) 2017

●      World Ultimate and Guts Championships (WUGC) 2016

Read more: WFDF updates World Ultimate Rankings

 

WFDF Women in Sport Workshop hosted at AOUGC 2019

05 August 2019

The WFDF Women in Sport Commission held its first ever regional workshop at the Asian-Oceanic Ultimate and Guts Championship (AOUGC 2019) in Shanghai on July 25.

The event was well attended with 50 attendees from 13 regional countries, with men making up a third of the group.

Please read the full Press release here.

   

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