Who is WAFDA?
The Western Australian Flying Disc Association (WAFDA) is a non-profit organisation aimed at developing the game of Ultimate (aka Ultimate Frisbee) and other flying disc sports in Perth and throughout Western Australia. WAFDA is made of an Executive Committee, Office-bearers and has had paid employees since 2010. Committee members are volunteers that have a passion for the game and for growing the sport in WA.
The WA Flying Disc Association believes that everyone should be able to participate in sport and physical activity in a welcoming and inclusive way – regardless of gender, sexual orientation, ability, cultural background or ethnicity.
Our commitment is to ensure that every person bound by our policies and practices are treated with respect and dignity and protected from discrimination, harassment and abuse.
The WA Flying Disc Association is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the ongoing safety and welfare of all of its members.
The branding "WA Ultimate" refers to the flying disc sport; Ultimate and accepts the responsibility to develop Ultimate at all levels across WA, this includes governance and sports development including player, administration and coaching pathways.
WAFDA runs a number of Ultimate leagues and tournaments in Perth throughout the year. WAFDA also provides assistance to its member clubs to promote the game and provides coaching sessions of Ultimate for school and community groups.
The WAFDA is recognised by and affiliated with the Australian Flying Disc Association, which in turn is a member of the World Flying Disc Federation.
The WAFDA receives funding from the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries to assist in meeting its Strategic and Operational Plans of WA.