Footbag FAQ: Footbag In General

Frequently-Asked Questions

Is footbag really an organized sport?

Most certainly! Competitive footbag is governed by the International Footbag Players' Association, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization with the current board members spread around the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

The IFPA, which is an entirely volunteer, member-run organization, funds the World Footbag Championships, publishes the Rules of Footbag Sports, and sanctions 20-30 major footbag competitions around the world every year.

In fact, the IFPA is the organization that owns and operates this website, and the page you are reading now! :-)

If you're interested in seeing footbag get Olympic recognition, or if you like what you see here on and just want to help out, you have a few options:

Entry last updated by Steve Goldberg on 2-Oct-2004.
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