The World Darts Federation (WDF) was founded in 1976. The WDF is a non-political, non-racial and non-profit making organization dedicated toward achieving and maintaining the highest possible standard of presentation and organization, around the world. As a world-wide federation of darts bodies, the WDF encourages the promotion of the Sport of Darts among and between those bodies, in an effort to gain international recognition for Darts as a major Sport. WDF is moving forward to get IOC recognition hopefully in near future.
WDF is member of The International Federations Union, SportsAccord and The Alliance of Independent recognized Members of Sport, AIMS. WDF has signed World Anti-Doping Code and develop clean sport culture with WADA.
The WDF organizes the following international ‘Cup’ events:
World Cup (odd # years – open to all WDF nations)
Americas Cup (even # years – open to WDF nations in the Americas)
Asia-Pacific Cup ( even # years – open to WDF nations in Asia & the South Pacific)
Europe Cup ( even # years – open to WDF nations in Europe)
Annually, the WDF compiles its official World Rankings Systems (men, women, boys and girls) based on participation in World ranked events, staged by the WDF and its Member darts bodies. WDF Calendar & Tables offers more information of ranking system.
Currently, the WDF is comprised nations across the six continents of Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America. Current member bodies contact information is available in WDF Officials & Members Contact Info page. Membership is open to the official National organizing body for Darts in all nations.
The WDF holds annual General Meetings, in conjunction with WDF Cup events. World Darts Federation, Inc. is incorporated in the USA. English is the official language of the WDF. The official currency is the U.S. dollar.