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IFAF Flag Football World Championship

IFAF Flag Football World Championship
SportFlag football
Founded2002

The IFAF Flag Football World Championship is the international championship in flag football, organized by International Federation of American Football.[1] The men's and women's competitions are usually held in the same venue. The IFAF Flag Football World Championship is held every two years in different countries. In 2020 the IFAF Flag Football World Championship will be held in the Republic of Korea. The IFAF Flag Football World Championship was founded in 2002, and has had 9 tournaments with its tenth tournament coming in 2020. The USA has won 3 of the last 4 tournaments and look to be a strong contestant again this year. But no team has won more titles than Denmark. The tournament starts with pool play to fill in the seeding and follows an elimination style of play after that. At the end of the tournament the top teams are rewarded with Bronze (3rd), Silver (2nd) or Gold (1st).

Importance of IFAF Flag Football World Championship

The importance of the IFAF Flag Football World Championship is to showcase the many talented individuals both male and female around the world. The IFAF Flag Football World Championship tries to incorporate the sport of flag football into the minds of others by having teams play on a big stage in order to show that flag football is a really sport that is both challenging and fun. Many people think of flag football as a sport for children or a fun activity but the IFAF Flag Football World Championship shows that yes it is a fun sport but it is also a sport that takes talent, skill, endurance, and agility. By promoting both men and women, the IFAF Flag Football World Championship proves that both men and women can equally play in these tournaments in order to claim the thrown of the world's best flag football teams.

Men

Year Host Country Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
2002
Details
Austria
Austria

Austria
6–0
Germany

France
12–6
Sweden
2004
Details
France
France

Austria
26–24
Germany

France
40-23
Japan
2006
Details
South Korea
South Korea

France
46–32
Denmark

Thailand
45–33
Austria
2008
Details
Canada
Canada

Canada
12–6
Denmark

France
45–0
United States
2010
Details
Canada
Canada

United States
35–19
Denmark

Italy
28–24
Canada
2012
Details
Sweden
Sweden

Austria
47–40
United States

Denmark
44–33
Mexico
2014
Details
Italy
Italy

United States
40–14
Mexico

Italy
53–14
Canada
2016
Details
United States
United States

United States
33–32
Denmark

Mexico
39–26
Austria
2018
Details
Panama
Panama

United States
19–13
Austria

Denmark
38–34
Mexico
2020
Details
South Korea
Republic of Korea

Women

Year Host Country Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
2002
Details
Austria
Austria

Sweden

France
2004
Details
France
France

Mexico
42–12
Finland

Sweden
6–0
France
2006
Details
South Korea
South Korea

France
46–32
Japan

Finland
45–33
Sweden
2008
Details
Canada
Canada

Mexico
27–18
Canada

France
19–13
United States
2010
Details
Canada
Canada

Canada
31–18
United States

Austria
33–20
Mexico
2012
Details
Sweden
Sweden

Mexico
33–32
United States

France
39–27
Austria
2014
Details
Italy
Italy

Canada
32–21
United States

Austria
34–20
Mexico
2016
Details
United States
United States

Panama
35–22
Austria

Mexico
41–20
Canada
2018
Detalis
Panama
Panama

United States
27–12
Panama

Canada
19–13
Mexico
2020
Details
South Korea
Republic of Korea

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