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European Flying Disc Federation (EFDF) formally institutionalized at founding assembly in Lecco, Italy

The European Flying Disc Federation (EFDF) is pleased to announce that its institutional and founding assembly as the Continental Association of the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) for Europe was held on Wednesday, 23 July 2014, in the city of Lecco, Lombardy, Italy, on the occasion of the 2014 WFDF World Junior Ultimate Championships (WJUC).

EFDF´s aim is to provide a forum for all European Flying Disc sports and to represent these towards the European public-sector and sports institutions, in particular the European Olympic Committees (EOC) and the institutions of the European Union.

Eight European member associations of WFDF attended this meeting: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland. In total EFDF counts 32 member associations in 31 countries.

The assembly elected their first statutory Executive Committee and Board of Directors:

  • Thomas Griesbaum (GER) - President
  • Andre Kruse (GER) - Vice President
  • Amandine Constant (FRA) – Secretary
  • Paul Eriksson (SWE) – Treasurer
  • Jana Vejmelkova (CZE) - at-Large Board Member.

The Board of Directors is completed by the ex-officio members representing the Flying Disc sports in Europe as at-Large Board members:

  • Andrea Furlan (AUT) for the European Ultimate Federation (EUF)
  • Pedro Vargas (POR) for the Beach Ultimate Lovers Aassociation (BULA-Europe
  • Paul Francz (SUI) for the European Disc Golf Federation (EDGF)

"With the institutionalization of EFDF all Flying Disc sports have taken a further important step to develop in Europe. We are very proud to contribute now formally the European part to WFDF´s efforts to receive the permanent IOC recognition“, commented EFDF President Thomas Griesbaum.

Further information: www.efdf.org .

EFDF contact: 
André Kruse, EFDF Vice-President - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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European Youth Ultimate Championships (EYUC) 2015 - Results

European Youth Ultimate Championships (EYUC) 2015 - Results

10. August 2015

From August 3rd to 8th the European Ultimate Champions under 17 and under 20 were held in Frankfurt a.M., Germany.

While teams from the hosting nation Germany became European Ultimate Champions in both open divisions (u20 & u17) the ladies´ titles were awarded to Austria (Women U20) and the Netherlands (Girls U17).

U20 Open: 1.GER | 2.ITA | 3.GBR
U20 Women: 1.AUT | 2.ITA | FRA
U17 Open: 1.GER | 2.BEL | 3.GBR
U17 Girls: 1.NED | 2.GER | 3.FRA

Find all results and information on the official event website.

European Ultimate Championship (EUC) 2015 - Results

European Ultimate Championship (EUC) 2015 - Results

03. August 2015

While on Sunday 2nd of August 2015 the IOC at its 128th session granted the full recognition to WFDF, in Copenhagen the European Ultimate Championship 2015 came to a successful end.

Winning 2 gold (Mixed & Open) and 2 bronze medals Great Britain became the most successful nation 2015. Also Finland (Women), Denkmark (Open Masters) and Germany (Women's Masters) came off victorious.

Mixed: 1.GBR | 2.IRL | 3.FRA
Open: 1.GBR | 2.GER | 3.FRA
Women: 1.FIN | 2.SUI | 3.GER
Open Masters: 1.DEN | 2.SUI | 3.GBR
Women's Masters: 1.GER | 2.FIN | 3.GBR

Find the full results on the official EUC 2015 website

TWG 2013 - Team of the Year!

TWG 2013 - Team of the Year!

02. February 2014

So the winner of Flying Disc at the World Games 2013 "Team USA Mixed" made it: Team of the Year! http://www.theworldgames.org/ 

Create visibility for Flying Disc Sports!

Create visibility for Flying Disc Sports!

29. January 2014

Vote for Team World Games 2013 and elect Team USA at http://www.theworldgames.org/the-sports/polls/2-team-of-the-year-2013. Closes on Jan 31!

German Indoor Ultimate Championships

German Indoor Ultimate Championships

25. January 2014

Watch the German indoor Ultimate championships today and tomorrow on this live stream.

http://splink.tv/ultimate-frisbee/ultimate-frisbee-open-indoor-meisterschaft


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