In July 2009 IFAF announced plans for Sweden to host the inaugural tackle competition for women, furthering opportunities for female participation in the sport at its highest level. Six nations competed in Stockholm, with the United States winning their first crown.
The 2013 IFAF WWC brought 6 teams, USA, Canada, Finland, Germany, Sweden, and Spain to the world's stage in Vantaa, Finland. USA claimed their second Gold Medal, being the only Women's team to win, twice. The games will be played on a four-year rotation basis with the next competition in 2017.