Guidelines & Policies

These are the guidelines and policies that the WDBF adheres to.

All approved WDBF policies, procedures and guides are listed here. Whenever a new document is added or a new one updated, it will appear and have the latest date revision listed for easy review. The documents are broken up into categories and then listed alphabetically.

Sport

Anti-Doping Policy

This policy defines all anti-doping practices of the WDBF.

Author: Anti-Doping Committee
Last Revised: September 11, 2019

Eligibility & National Status of Players

This policy defines the process of eligibility for players participating in international competitions.

Author: WDBF Executive Board
Last Revised: September 11, 2019

Misconduct Penalties

Guidelines for issuing warnings and misconduct penalties for sportsmanship conduct under a WDBF event. This guideline supplements the WDBF Code of Conduct and the WDBF Rules of Dodgeball.

Author: Alex Svetlovsky
Contributions by: Ian Michael Assang
Last Revised: November 21, 2019

Officiating Guidelines

Guidelines for game officials that covers all aspects of conducting and operating a safe and successful game.

Author: Alex Svetlovsky & Ian Michael Assang
Last Revised: November 12, 2019

Return To Play

These are policy and guideline suggestions to restart playing dodgeball safely. Special thanks to FIBA (International Basketball Federation) for providing the original document and agreeing to share it with us. The policies and guides have been ammended for dodgeball use by our Medical Committee Chair, Dr. Darko Sarovic.

Author: FIBA
Contributions by: Darko Sarovic
Last Revised: September 17, 2020

Organization

Code of Ethics

The primary purpose of the WDBF Code of Ethics is to assist the WDBF members in making consistent choices when faced with ethical dilemmas and to set out ethical principles and standards applicable throughout the dodgeball community and sport governed by WDBF.

Author: WDBF Executive Board
Last Revised: October 12, 2019

Conflict of Interest

The World Dodgeball Federation is committed to conducting business and delivering services in a fair, transparent, accountable and impartial manner. This Conflict of Interest Policy deals with situations in which an employee or any official representative of a member organisation may have an actual, perceived or potential conflict of interest between their public role and their personal interests.

Author: WDBF Executive Board
Last Revised: September 18, 2019

Equity & Access Policy

This policy outlines the WDBF’s commitment to equity and access for the sport of dodgeball.

Author: WDBF Executive Board
Last Revised: October 14, 2019

Event Sanctioning Policy

The World Dodgeball Federation is committed to providing an environment that promotes standard and fair competition for all members; and as such, member organizations wishing to run events that will be branded by the WDBF must first seek approval and sanction from World Dodgeball Federation as defined in this policy.

Author: WDBF Executive Board
Last Revised: June 27, 2019

Financial Policy

This policy defines all financial operations of the WDBF.

Author: Audit Committee
Last Revised: September 12, 2019

Risk Management Policy

The aim of this policy is to provide a guiding statement on how risk management is to be performed within the World Dodgeball Federation. In general, we view risk management as a comprehensive approach to improving organizational performance.

Author: WDBF Executive Board
Last Revised: June 22, 2012

Trans & Gender Diverse Inclusion Policy

This document outlines how the World Dodgeball Federation is committed to providing a safe, supportive and respectful environment for staff and players, customers, clients, and members of the public, regardless of their gender identity.

Author: WDBF Executive Board
Last Revised: September 18, 2019

Media

Website Privacy Policy

This page outlines how the World Dodgeball Federation treats your information when you browse our websites.

Author: N/A
Last Revised: April 25, 2020

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