The European Disc Golf Federation
The European Disc Golf Federation was founded during the European Disc Golf Championships 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland with the aim to create an office body for the European Championships, but also to represent the member countries towards EFDF, WFDF and other European and International institutions.
The European Disc Golf Federation (EDGF) is a non-profit association governed by the present statutes and, secondarily, by Articles 60 et seq. of the Swiss Civil Code. EDGF is neutral politically, and non-denominational.
EDGF shall unite and represent national disc golf organizations in Europe. EDGF shall have no commercial links with any one manufacturer or retailer of discs or disc-associated products. EDGF shall support playing disc golf for the good of the games.
Major focus of EDGF are the European Disc Golf Championships, its standardization, further development and sanctioning. In addition EDGF supports the establishment of new Disc Golf Association in European countries.
The EDGF is member of EFDF (European Flying Disc Federation) and and represents the federation with an at-Large board member in the Executive Committee of EFDF.
The federation shall pursue the following aims:
- To encourage disc golf play throughout Europe and promote the estblishment of new national disc golf associations, advising them on all activities and general management.
- To achieve general acceptance of disc golf play as a sport.
- To provide a forum for discussion on all aspects of disc golf play in Europe and to arbitrate between interests when and where conflicts may arise.
- To establish and uphold tournament standards for competition at EDGF events, specifically the EDGC (European Disc Golf Championships), in accordance with PDGA (Professional Disc Golf Association) and WFDF (World Flying Disc Federation).
- To fairly distribute the right to organize European Disc Golf Championships to interested national disc golf associations and to sanction other tournament formats which might be of a continental interest.