News - North-America

New FIT Board Appointed

May 11, 2012 @ 13:14 UTC

The Federation of International Touch is pleased to announce the appoinment of their Board for the year going forward, following the 2011 annual General Meeting this week.

USA Touch News!

May 11, 2012 @ 13:13 UTC

The USA Touch Executive Board announces it has completed drafting their new Constitution and By-Laws. The full document can be viewed, on request, by any registered Affiliate or member. More information on registering your club as an Affiliate will be coming shortly and registration is free to all clubs. The first AGM (Annual General meeting) will be held in Pleasanton, CA. on Friday, June 29th, 2012 (time and location TBA) after the days games. All Affiliated clubs have the right to send one representative to the meeting and have a voice in the ongoing management of the Association.USA Touch have also restructured and are in need of dedicated people willing to assume responsibilities in the organization.Help is needed in areas of:

FIT Communication Survey

Jan. 30, 2012 @ 9:48 UTC

The FIT Board is reviewing a number of policies & procedures in coming weeks and we ask for your feedback on communications.

Aussies Are World Cup Champs!

Jan. 30, 2012 @ 9:15 UTC

The 2011 Federation of International Touch World Cup has concluded in Edinburgh, Scotland, with Australia claiming the World Cup with wins in the Mens Open, Womens Open, Mixed Open, Mens 30's & Mens 35's. New Zealand claimed the Mens 40's & Senior Mixed; whilst England took the W30's.

The Evolution of Touch

Nov. 27, 2011 @ 10:41 UTC

Touch - the sport for all, is a worldwide phenomenon based on participant skill and teamwork, with a degree of fitness thrown in at the elite level. But where did it all start, and how has the game changed over time in comparison to it's early cousins in the other football codes?