WHO WE ARE


TAFISA


As the leading international Sport for All organisation, TAFISA’s Mission 2030 is to create a better world by unfolding the potential of Sport for All and physical activity globally and maximising its contribution to overcoming the World’s global challenges. With more than 380 member organisations from 170 countries, TAFISA’s primary focus is on providing global networking and experience sharing opportunities in the field of Sport for All, supporting member and stakeholder development by providing appropriate programmes, events, and services, as well as advocating internationally for sustainable Sport for All and physical activity. TAFISA is recognised by the International Olympic Committee.

International Table Tennis Federation Foundation (ITTF Foundation)


Table tennis is an ideal sport to attract people of all ages, irrespective of gender, culture, social background, or physical ability. It is a very healthy leisure activity with multiple benefits, both for physical and mental health. At the same time, it is fun. The ITTF Foundation is the social responsibility arm of the ITTF and uses these characteristics, not only to promote its sport and its benefits to a broad and different public but also to foster development through the sport.

World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF)


The World Minigolf Sport Federation is the sole umbrella organization of Minigolf sports associations worldwide with continental associations on all five continents. WMF is a Member of GAISF, AIMS, and TAFISA representing 63 national associations as full members and more than 38,000 registered players worldwide. The WMF is developing and growing as a competitive sport, while also helping to promote the benefits of the game as a fun and accessible leisure activity. It is driven by the values of Integrity, Teamwork, Respect, Passion, and Connecting generations.

International Fistball Association (IFA)


The International Fistball Association (IFA) is the World governing body for all Fistball sports and is responsible for the promotion and development of Fistball around the world. The IFA serves as a worldwide discussion forum on all questions related to Fistball, for its 66 national federations. IFA is committed to social and environmental sustainability and promotes the principle of equal opportunities and gender equality on all levels. It considers Fistball as a Sport which can be practiced by people of all age categories – the perfect Sport for All. IFA is a member of IWGA, AIMS, GAISF, TAFISA, and WADA.

International Dance Organisation (IDO)


The International Dance Organization (IDO) is an official, independent, non-profit World Dance and Dancesport Federation consisting of over 90 members and contact nations, representing more than 500,000 dancers, from all six continents. The IDO promotes equal opportunities for all categories and strongly believes in the values of education and inclusion. IDO is a member of TAFISA.

Confederazione Boccistica Internazionale (CBI)


The International Boccia Confederation (CBI) is the governing body for the sport of Bocce/Raffa. Founded in 1983, it unites 70 member countries organised under four major confederations (Pan-America, Europe, Asia, and Africa). CBI wants to promote bocce not only as a competitive activity but also as a source of sporting practice from the deepest human and social values. It is a member of TAFISA and the World Confederation of Boules Sports.

Italian Federation of Traditional Games and Sports (FIGEST)


The Italian Federation of Traditional Games and Sports (FIGEST), founded in Perugia in 1972, is one of the 19 Sports Discipline Associations recognized by CONI (Italian Olympic Committee). The FIGEST is present in all Italian Regions with about 390 associations and 19.500 members. FIGEST represents Italian traditional sports at International Level taking part in European and Worldwide Competitions. FIGEST is a member of TAFISA and will host the 2nd TAFISA European Sport for All Games on 23 – 29 September 2022 in Perugia, Italy.

Sports Union of Slovenia (SUS)


Sports Union of Slovenia is the largest sport for all organization connecting different sports organizations, associations, clubs, and individuals working in the field of sports recreation and sports education in Slovenia. It unites over 200 organizations and has over 60,000 members scattered all over the country. Their common goal is to promote healthy lifestyles and an active use of leisure time. SUS is a member of TAFISA and will host the 27th TAFISA World Congress on 6 – 10 June 2022 in Portoroz, Slovenia.

Deutsche Frisbeesport-Verband (DFV)


The German Frisbeesport Association (Deutscher Frisbeesport-Verband, DFV e.V.) is the main body of the federal associations and clubs of the various sports that are practiced with flying discs in Germany. These are the sports Ultimate, Discgolf, Freestyle, as well as DDC (Double Disc Court), Guts, and other individual disciplines. The main goal of the association is to popularize flying disc sports across clubs, schools, and universities in Germany and promote the fair play practiced according to the “Spirit of the Game”. DFV is a member of the World Flying Disc Federation.