World Clubs eligibility rules released
06 December 2005
The WFDF Ultimate Committee has released the Club Team eligibility rules which are to be used for teams wishing to play in the WFDF World Ultimate Club Championships 2006 in Perth.
WUCC2006 team allocations released
11 October 2005
WFDF has released the initial team allocations for the 2006 World Ultimate Club Championships in Perth, Australia. These allocations are offered to National Associations who will then inform WFDF and WUCC2006 of the teams they wish to nominate. Please note that WFDF expects in some divisions that not all initial bids will be filled and bids will be re-allocated if/when they become available.
WFDF is asking National Federations who know they will not be able to fill their initial bids to contact WFDF and relinquish those bids. In this way WFDF will be able to get bids to other interested teams as quickly as possible.
WUCC 2006 will shortly start the process of official team registration.
World Games Final to be Broadcast
25 August 2005
The World Games flying disc ultimate gold medal match between USA and Australia will be aired on CSTV in North America. Enjoy! Player and non-player reviews are invited - send feedback to
. The game will be re-broadcast on Tuesday, August 30th at 10:30 AM; Thursday, September 1st at 2:00 PM; Friday, September 2nd at 2:00 AM; Wednesday, September 14th at 10:30 AM; and Friday, September 16th at 9:30 PM.
2005 Pan-American Championships Rescheduled
02 August 2005
The dates of the Pan-American Championhips in Sao
Paulo, Brazil have been moved to December 7 - 11,
2005. This will allow time for more teams to
register, and players who are interested can extend
their visit and play in the Mundalito Beach tournament
taking place December 15 - 18. Information and
registration can be found at
http://www.frisbeebrasil.com.br/. See you there!
World Games Gold - USA, Silver - Australia, Bronze - Canada
24 July 2005
USA comes out on top, earning World Games gold in an exciting ultimate game that was matched point for point up to 12-10 when USA pulled ahead for the win.
Marathon Ultimate record broken
10 July 2005
The Leeds Jedi Ultimate Frisbee Club has broken the marathon ultimate world record recently. From 9th June to 12th June 2005 (70hrs 19mins total), the group played back-to-back games of ultimate including the final two games in a torrential downpour. They beat the previous record by almost 9 hours and along the way raised over £1000 for charity.
New Guts Hall of Fame inductees announced
30 June 2005
The United States Guts Players Association has announced that
five new members will be inducted into the International Frisbee Hall of
Fame during festivities associated with the 48th International Frisbee
Tournament (IFT) in Houghton, Michigan.
World Overalls to be held in San Diego
15 June 2005
Following the cancellation of the World Disc Games, the World Overall Championships 2005 have been moved to San Diego and will join with the World Juniors and Masters Championships to be held there at the end of June.
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Latest WFDF Communiques
16 October 2016 - Official Communication
WFDF’s Board of Directors and Ultimate Committee are pleased to announce that the WFDF 2018 World Ultimate Club Championships (WUCC) will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA from Saturday 14th to Saturday 21st July 2018. The event will be held at the Lebanon Sports Complex, which has 28 full sized Ultimate fields, with the finals to be held at a local high school stadium. WUCC is the premier club championships event for the flying disc discipline of Ultimate. The event is held every four years and is comprised of city club teams who are endorsed by their National Federations. The 2018 WUCC will be comprised of Men’s, Women’s and Mixed divisions, with Masters Division competitions held separately for the first time.
14 October 2016 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) announced today that it had established an Advisory Council to assist its board and officers with the development of strategic policy initiatives. The six person Advisory Council is comprised of Vincent Gaillard, who will serve as chair, Peter Bayer, Val Belmonte, Mary-Clare Brennan, Jay Stuart, and Christian Wassmer.
13 October 2016 - Official Communication
WFDF is seeking enthusiastic, skilled and committed candidates for its 2016 Elections. Complete nominations must be received by the Nominating Committee by Friday, November 4, 2016. The target date for the start of the elections is November 15, 2016, with a targeted end date of December 15, 2016. Results should be announced by December 31, 2016 subject to confirmation of acceptance by elected candidates.
08 October 2016 - Official Communication
Will be forced to restrict registrations and team sizes despite 50% increase in expected capacity
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) announces that it had received requests for bids to send teams to the 2017 World Championships of Beach Ultimate (WCBU) from an unprecedented and unexpected number of countries. After working with the local event organizers, the event capacity was able to be increased to 120 teams, but WFDF will still have to restrict registrations and team sizes for the event because of absolute capacity constraints. The WCBU will be held on the beaches of Royan, France, over the week of 18-24 June 2017.
07 October 2016 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) announced today that its board had appointed José Pires of France as interim chair of the Beach Ultimate Committee. He will also join the board and serve through December 2016. Pires replaces Patrick van der Valk, who had resigned for personal reasons. Pires, who had been the Deputy chair of the committee, does not intend to run for election in December and so the search for candidates for the next two-year term beginning 1 January 2017 has begun immediately.
27 September 2016 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that it has opened a closed tender process for establishing a multi‐year WFDF Official Disc Supplier and Sponsorship for the period from January 2017 through December 2018. This RFP is by invitation only and WFDF has invited the four companies that currently manufacture approved championship-level 175 gram Ultimate discs to be involved in the tender process. The selected company will receive the exclusive rights to produce “Official WFDF Ultimate Discs” for sale through merchandise channels and will be the supplier of the “Official Game Discs” during all WFDF Ultimate Championship events during this period, unless otherwise agreed.
27 September 2016 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that it is putting out a request for proposal (RFP) for the WFDF Sponsor and Official Apparel/ Merchandise supplier partnership for the two year period from January 2017 through December 2018. The selected company will receive the exclusive opportunity to develop and sell any and all official event merchandise and apparel for the WFDF Ultimate Championship events during that period (with other WFDF disc sport events optional).
16 September 2016 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that the WFDF 2017 World Freestyle and Overall Flying Disc Championships (WFOC 2017) will be staged from Monday 24th – Saturday 29th July 2017 in the city of Basingstoke at the Down Grange Sports Complex in Great Britain.
“The successful bid came from the Basingstoke Disc Golf Club (BDGC) which was selected from four very strong bids coming from the European, North American and Asian regions, and was viewed favorably on the overall experience it offered to participants and its proximity to central Europe which meant it would attract many specialty disc golf and freestyler players from the Continent,” stated WFDF President Robert “Nob”Rauch.
02 September 2016 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that the WFDF 2018 World Junior Ultimate Championships (WJUC 2018) will be staged in the city of Waterloo at RIM and Kiwanis Parks from Sunday 19th – Saturday 25th August, 2018. Located in the Greater Toronto Area, Waterloo is home to the third largest Ultimate league in Ontario, with 850 active members and an established youth league.
The tournament organizing committee (TOC) will be headed up by Andrew Portwine, who sits on the Ultimate Canada and the Ontario Ultimate Boards of Directors, and who has acted as Tournament Director for the Canadian University Ultimate Championships in 2011 and the Canadian Ultimate National Championships which hosted 86 teams in 2014. “The TOC will be comprised of many returning staff from past Canadian National events, bringing both experience and the skills to successfully host WJUC 2018,” said WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch. “We expect they will be able to put on a world class event that will properly showcase the talent and skill of our next generation of global competitors.”
30 August 2016 - Official Communication
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that the WFDF 2017 Asia Oceanic Ultimate and Guts Club Championships (AOUGCC) will be staged in the city of Manila at the Ayala Alabang Country Club in the Philippines from Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th of August 2017.
The successful bid came from the Philippine Flying Disc Association (PFDA) with a team headed up by Vice-President Karen Cabrera. The Tournament Organizing Committee (TOC) expects over 60 club teams from neighboring Asia and Oceania countries including Japan, People’s Republic of China, Chinese Taipei, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, India, and Australia to compete in the event. Ultimate divisions played will be the Men’s, Women’s, Mixed, Masters and Junior divisions, with this tournament also expecting to host 8 Guts teams.
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