- overall coordinator and director
- freestyle director
- website, art development, freestyle committee
- communications and press coordinator
- art development
- freestyle committee
- net committee
- net committee
- ifpa treasurer, consultant
QFA - Quebec Footbag Association
Founded in 1986, the Quebec Footbag Association is a non profit organization,
which has been running tournaments in Montreal since 1989, including two World
Footbag Championships, the first in 1996 and the second in 1998. Both tournaments
were a great success, as much for the sport itself as for the recognition of
The QFA, represented by its president, Yves Archambault, and the other members
of its board of administrators, Martin Côté, Éric Côté
and Patrick Asswad, will be coordinating events during the World Championships
as well as supervising the Footbag Net tournament.
AFFQ - Association de Footbag Freestyle du Québec
The creation of the newest group on Montreal’s Footbag scene, the Quebec
Freestyle Footbag Association, responded to a growing need for structure in
Freestyle Footbag in this part of the country. Founded in 2001, the AFFQ already
has an impressive local track record. Some very successful tournaments played
at Montreal venues in the last few years give promise of an exciting Freestyle
event this summer.
The AFFQ, through its founding members, Yacine Merzouk and Sebastien Duchesne,
and with the help of Eli Piltz, will be directing the Freestyle tournament at
the World’s this summer.
IFPA - International Footbag Players' Association
The International Footbag Players Association (IFPA) is pleased to present the
2004 IFPA World Footbag Championships in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, hosted by
the Association Quebecoise de Footbag and the Association de Footbag Freestyle
du Quebec. Following on the tails of last year's Championships in Prague, Czech
Republic, the 2004 IFPA World Championships will be among the most exciting,
highly skilled events we have ever witnessed in the history of footbag.
The IFPA is a volunteer-run, non-profit US 501(c)(3) charitable organization
dedicated to the growth of footbag play worldwide, as a competitive sport on
a national and international level, and as a lifetime recreation. To achieve
its purposes, IFPA fosters international competition by playing host to the
annual World Footbag Championships as well as conducting other footbag events
including competitions, festivals, demonstrations and instructional programs.
In addition, IFPA furthers its purposes by providing information to its membership
and the public through its website at http://www.footbag.org, where one can
find event listings, local clubs, rules of the sport, and everything else you
can imagine about footbag.
IFPA representatives, Steve Goldberg, Julie Symons, Tina Lewis, John Leys and
Chris Ott, will be attending the tournament to ensure that the high level of
professionalism of this annual event is maintained.