WFDF World Ultimate and Guts Championships begin
02 August 2008
The 12th WFDF World Ultimate and Guts Championships get off to a flying start in Vancuver, Canada. Check out the WUGC 2008 website for details.
US Open Individual Overall Results
25 July 2008
The results are in for the US OPEN Overall Tournament from Lancaster, PA. WFDF World Titles on the line were for Self Caught Flight and Discathon.
WFDF Bylaws Task Force completes it work with proposal for revised Bylaws
12 July 2008
Attached is the proposed revision to the Bylaws of WFDF prepared by the WFDF Bylaws Revision Task Force. We encourage all WFDF members to review this draft as we will seek your approval of it at Congress in Vancouver to replace the current version of the Bylaws, which went into effect in 2001.
Read more: WFDF Bylaws Task Force completes it work with proposal for revised Bylaws
WFDF World Ultimate Club Championships 2010 Bidders Announced
10 May 2008
WFDF is pleased to have received three bids to host WUCC 2010. Bid packages were received from Brasilia, Brazil; Nottingham, UK; and Prague, Czech Republic. WFDF will present the winning bid during the World Ultimate & Guts Championships running August 2-9th in Vancouver, BC, Canada. WFDF is also currently seeking hosts for the 2009 PanAm Ultimate Championships, the 2009 Asia Oceanic Ultimate Championship, and the 2010 World Junior Ultimate Championship. Please review this bidding information
if you are interested in hosting a WFDF event in your city.
Japan Wins Gold at WFDF Asia-Oceanic Ultimate Championships
10 December 2007
The 1st ever WFDF Asia-Oceanic Ultimate Championships were held from December 7-9, 2007 in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. Japan continued to display their dominance in recent WFDF events winning the tournament 15-11 over Australia. The host team from Chinese Taipei rounded out the top three, taking bronze with a 15-13 win over Philippines.
More information will be posted shortly. Reports from the Australian team can be found on the AFDA website
WFDF Board Election Now Open
06 December 2007
The 2007 election for the WFDF Board of Directors is now open. Voting will close on December 19, 2007. If you are an eligible voting member (Regular & Organisational WFDF Members in good standing) and have not received you ballot information, please be in touch with
. Further information about the election can be found in our Election Policy Document
and the 2007 Election Announcement
. All voting members are strongly encouraged to participate in the election, and good luck goes out to all of the candidates
Registration for WUGC2008 Set to Open November 30th
20 November 2007
In preparation for the World Ultimate & Guts Championships in August 2008, the WFDF Board of Directors has set in place its updated WFDF Membership Requirements for Participation in Team Sport Events
Please review prior to the November 30th opening of registration. Further details for WUGC2008 can be found at the revamped tournament website
launched on November 19th.
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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 Overall Flying Disc Championships (WOC 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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