Easter Doubles Tournament presented by Bedworth Disc Golf Club and London Disc Golf Community
Apr
20
9:00 AM09:00

Easter Doubles Tournament presented by Bedworth Disc Golf Club and London Disc Golf Community

Easter Doubles Tournament presented by Bedworth Disc Golf Club and London Disc Golf Community


Registration Link Here

Registration opens Sunday 10th March 2019 @ 8.00pm

Player Divisions & Team Entry Fees*

  1. Child & Child £12.00 Playing for Prizes - One round only (Recommended).

  2. Adult & Child £20.00 Playing for Prizes - Two rounds only (Recommended).

  3. Adult & Adult £30.00 Playing for Prizes - Three rounds.

  4. CASH & CASH £40.00 Playing for Cash - Three rounds.

  5. Need a Team Mate? £20.00 Playing for Cash - Three rounds.**

  6. Spectator £0.00

If you want to see who's signed up follow the Facebook event, where each team will be announced as they sign up. Who can come up with the best team name? We’ll create a facebook poll and let you choose.

*The team entry fee covers the entry for two players. Players must register together as a team.

**The 'Need a Team Mate?' division will be mixed randomly on the day and moved into the 'CASH & CASH' division. Please note that the registration process still requires you to fill out the form for two players, so simply enter your own details twice. In the event of odd number, a staff member will step in to save the day.

Bedworth Disc Golf Club Course Map

Bedworth Disc Golf Club Course Map


Best Photo Competition (Instagram)

Take as many photos as possible and post the best on instagram. Here’s the rules:

  1. Tag @LondonDiscGolfCommunity

  2. Tag a friend

  3. Use the #EasterDoubles

The best photo will be reposted on the @LondonDiscGolfCommunity Instagram account and sent a prize in the post. A Winner will be chosen on Easter Monday.

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Formats and Rules

  1. Round - Modified Best Throw. - All divisions (B.05.b see below)

  2. Round - Alternative Throw - All divisions - (B.05.e see below)

  3. Round - Worst Throw - CASH and Adult divisions - (B.05.c see below)

Please insure you have read and are up-to-date with the PDGA Doubles and Team Play Disc Golf Rules, especially the CASH & CASH division.

Please find the link to the format and rules here: https://www.pdga.com/rules/official-rules-disc-golf/appendix-b

Round 1 - B. Modified Best Throw.

All divisions will follow the PDGA Appendix B.05 A. Best Throw and B. Modified

1. Both team members throw from the teeing area. The team then chooses which of the two positions to play from for the next throw. Both team members throw from the resulting lie, and the team again chooses which of the two positions to play from, and so on.

2. A team completes a hole when either team member completes the hole.

3. The score for a team on a hole is the number of throws for the lies that were played, plus any penalty throws.

4. if a team picks up a thrown disc before a lie has been chosen or marked with a marker disc, the team may not choose that throw. If a team picks up both thrown discs without a lie having been marked, the second disc to have been picked up is replaced to its original position as agreed upon by the group, and the team must play from the resulting lie.

5. If one team member is absent, late, or ceases play, the other team member may play, but no throws are made on behalf of the missing team member. A late team member may join play only between holes.

B. Modified Best Throw

1. Modified Best Throw is the same as Best Throw, with the following variation: The Director may set a limit on when the team may use each member's tee throw. The team receives two penalty throws each time that limit is exceeded.

The limit on when the team may use each members tee throw is two. Each team may only use one players tee shot twice in a row.
— PDGA Appendix B.05 B - Tournament Director
Bedworth Disc Golf Course

Bedworth Disc Golf Course

Round 2 - E. Alternative Throw

All divisions will follow the PDGA Appendix B.05 E. Alternate Throw

1. The team chooses which member makes the first throw on the first hole. Each team member then throws from the lie resulting from the previous team member's throw, and so forth.

2. A team completes a hole when either team member completes the hole.

3. The score for a team on a hole is the number of throws by that team, plus any penalty throws.

4. A throw by the incorrect team member is a misplay and incurs one penalty throw. The throw is disregarded, and the correct team member throws. If an additional throw has been made after the incorrect team member has thrown, the team receives two penalty throws, and play continues.

5. For any re-throw from the same lie, the same player makes the re-throw.

6. The team receives a score of par plus four for any hole missed by a late or absent team member. If either team member withdraws or is disqualified, the team is disqualified.

Event Coordinater - Olli Simonsen

Event Coordinater - Olli Simonsen

Round 3 - C. Worst Throw

CASH Division Mandatory. Optional extra round for the remaining players. All will follow the PDGA Appendix B.05 C. Worst Thro

1. Both team members throw from the teeing area. The team's opponents then choose which of the two positions the team will play from, with the goal of maximizing the team's score on the hole. Both team members throw from the resulting lie, and their opponents again choose which of the resulting positions the team will play from, and so on.

2. A team completes a hole when all team members complete the hole from the same lie.

3. The score for a team on a hole is the number of throws for the lies that were played, plus any penalty throws.

4. If a team picks up or marks a thrown disc before their opponents have chosen a lie, the disc is replaced to its original position as agreed upon by the group. The opponents then choose between the resulting lie of the moved disc, the lie of the other disc, and the previous lie as the lie for the moved disc.

5. If the opponents choose a clearly favorable lie, they may be disqualified by the Director.

6. If a team member is absent, late, withdraws, or is disqualified, the team is disqualified.

Bedworth Disc Golf Course

Bedworth Disc Golf Course


Prizes

Child & Child, Parent & Child and Adult & Adult divisions play for prizes. The CASH & CASH division plays for cash only. Please see the Easter Doubles Tournament Cash Payout Table.

The cash payouts will increase for every 5 teams that register for this event, with a minimum of 5 teams required and a maximum of 25 teams.

Easter Doubles Tournament Cash Payout Table.

Easter Doubles Tournament Cash Payout Table.

www.UDisc.com  - Get started by linking your PDGA number or user Promo Code: LONDONDGC30

www.UDisc.com - Get started by linking your PDGA number or user Promo Code: LONDONDGC30


Sponsors

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 Latitude 64 Valentine's Heartbreaker presented by Basingstoke Disc Golf & London Disc Golf Community
Feb
9
to Feb 10

Latitude 64 Valentine's Heartbreaker presented by Basingstoke Disc Golf & London Disc Golf Community

Latitude 64 Valentine's Heartbreaker presented by Basingstoke Disc Golf & London Disc Golf Community

This is a Professional Disc Golf Association and British Disc Golf Association National Tour Event. Two full days of Disc Golf at a BRAND NEW never played before course, at Inwood Camping, Basingstoke. Designed by Robb Hamilton, Tracey Hamilton, Dave Landreth, Daniel Daniel, James Clark and Olli Simonsen. Thank you to Beau Pettitt, Shaun Lewis, Jennie Lewis and the rest of the team mentioned above for your help!


Registration is Open

Event logo & player pack disc stamp. Designed and created by Shaun Lewis and Beau Pettitt.

Event logo & player pack disc stamp. Designed and created by Shaun Lewis and Beau Pettitt.

Disc Golf Scene transaction fee of £0.99 will be added to the entry fee at checkout.
An additional handling fee of 2-3% will be added by PayPal.

Registration CLOSES on Wednesday 6th February @ 8.00PM, this is so we can arrange the groups of players for round one. Please ensure you have paid in full before this date, or you will not be able to participate. Please get in touch for any questions or concerns.


Player Pack & Entry Fee for participants:

£50.00 Adults and £25.00 for Juniors.

1 x L64 Custom Stamped Disc - Latitude 64 Diamond 8/6/-3/1 - Understable control fairway driver - Great for beginners!

1 x Latitude 64 Tournament Cap and Beanie

1 x Latitude 64 Sticker and Pencil.

1 x Reusable Red Heart Shaped Hand Warmer

PDGA C-Tier, Rating and Rankings

BDGA Tour Points and Insurance

£1.00 Donation to the local Parish Church

All weights, colours and sizes are on a first come first serve basis.


Discounts

-£5.00 Early Bird Discount - Register before 9th January 2019

-£2.00 Christmas Special Discount - Register before 25th December 2018 - (First ten only)

-£1.00 London Disc Golf Community Member/Ambassador Discount. - (sign up here)

The -£5.00 Early Bird Discount and -£2.00 Christmas Special Discount, will be added automatically when you register.


Entry Fee for Non-participants: £1.00 includes

£1.00 Donation to the local Parish Church

Pre-registration or cash on the day accepted.


Optional Extras

Ace Pot: £2.00

Ace Pot is an optional extra. All the money in the ace pot will be shared equally by the total number of hole in ones by the end of the event. In the case that there are no hole in ones the Ace Pot money will be transferred over to the next London Disc Golf Community Event.

Extra incentive: a Latitude 64 Bag will be added to the ace pot money, if anyone were to ace hole 15. LDGC Ace Pot rules apply.

The Super Mega Raffle:

Raffle Prizes:

1 x Latitude 64 E3 Bag (Valued at £150.00)

3 x One Year UDisc Pro Subscriptions

2 x Basingstoke Disc Golf T-shirts (limited sizes available)

2 x Prizes from MrFrisbee

2 x Cases of Lager thanks to The Riverdene A.K.A Skewers Tavern

1 x Bottle Red Wine thanks to The Riverdene A.K.A Skewers Tavern

1 x Bottle Rose Wine thanks to The Riverdene A.K.A Skewers Tavern

1 x Bottle White Wine thanks to The Riverdene A.K.A Skewers Tavern

1 x Amazing custom dyed disc, designed and made by Shaun Lewis at Midnight Discs

1 x Amazing custom dyed disc, designed and made by Sam George at Dye Factory Designs

1 x “CAP’N DEAD” Discraft Buzzz donated by Steve Kornmuller

More prizes to be announced.

Raffle Ticket Price

1 Ticket (1 pound per ticket) = £1.00

6 Tickets (67 pence per ticket) = £4.00

10 Ticket (60 pence per ticket) = £6.00 - New!

20 Tickets (50 pence per ticket) = £10.00

Raffle Tickets can be purchase now, one the day with cash or both.

Limited Custom Grip6 Belts - London Disc Golf Community Design - £30                      

Limited Custom Grip6 Belts - London Disc Golf Community Design - £30

Limited Custom Grip6 Belts - London Disc Golf Community Design - £30

  • Silver Buckle, Centre Design & Black Belt

  • Red Buckle, Centre Design & Black Belt

  • Blue Buckle, Centre Design & Black Belt

  • Silver Buckle, Central Design, Grey Belt

  • Red Buckle, Central Design, Grey Belt

  • No Thank You  


Divisions, BDGA Points and PDGA Ratings

If you have never played disc golf event before, or this is your first competition, we would recommend you sign up for MA4 - Mix Amateur Novice or FA1 - Female Amateur.

Professional Divisions:

  • MPO - Mix Professional Open

  • MP40 - Mix Professional 40+ (Age 40+)

  • FPO - Open Women

Amateur Divisions:

  • MA40 - Mix Amateur 40+ (Age 40+)

  • MA2 - Mix Amateur Intermediate

  • MA3 - Mix Amateur Recreational

  • MA4 - Mix Amateur Novice

  • FA1 - Advance Women

Junior Divisions:

  • MJ18 - Mix Junior 18 (Age 18 and under)

All divisions qualify for BDGA Points and PDGA Ratings.

As this is a British Disc Golf Association (BDGA) Tour event, the BDGA would like a copy of your contact information. If you are not a BDGA member, by saying yes, you will be enrolled as a full member automatically and a member of the BDGA will contact you at a later date. If you do not want the BDGA to contact you, we will not share your personal information with them. For more information please visit: https://bdga.org.uk/shop/full-membership/
The cost for this is two pounds, which is included in your entry fee. If you are a full BDGA member, please say yes, as this event will give you points to qualify for the British Championships. please see here for more details: https://bdga.org.uk/tour/. For any questions or concerns regarding this, please contact competitions@bdga.org.uk


Schedule:

Friday, February 8, 2019

9:00am - 12:00pm Course Set Up

12:00pm - 5:00pm Course playable from midday until dark

5:10pm - Sunset

Saturday, February 9, 2019

7:30am - Sunrise

8:30am - 9:30am Event Registration & Player Pack hand out

9:30am - 9:45am Players Meeting, Explaining the rules & Answering any questions

9:45am - 9:55am Walk to your starting hole

9:55am - 10:00am 2 minute warning

10:00am - 12:30pm Round 1, 18 holes, Random

12:30pm - 1:45pm Lunch

1:45pm - 1:55pm Walk to your starting hole

1:55pm - 2:00pm2 Minute warning

2:00pm - 4:30pm Round 2, 18 holes, Best Scores

5:10pm - Sunset

5:15pm - 11:50pm Food and drinks at The Riverdene A.K.A Skewers Tavern

Event logo & player pack disc stamp. Designed and created by Shaun Lewis and Beau Pettitt.

Event logo & player pack disc stamp. Designed and created by Shaun Lewis and Beau Pettitt.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

7:30am - Sunrise

8:00am - 8:45am Hot tea and coffee

8:45am - 8:55am Walk to your starting hole

8:55am - 9:00am2 Minute warning

9:00am - 11:30am Round 3, 18 holes, Divisions

11:30am - 1:15pm Lunch

1:15pm - 1:25pmWalk to your starting hole

1:25pm - 1:30pm2 Minute warning

1:30pm - 3:00pm Final, 9 holes, Division (top 5)

3:00pm - 3:45pm Putting Game

3:45pm - 4:30pm Raffle + Prizes

5:10pm - Sunset

Monday, February 11, 2019

10:00am - 4:00pmCourse clear up and tidy.


Course Design:

The Inwood Camping Basingstoke Disc Golf Course is very wooded and technical.

As this is a brand new course, we will have rope between holes to guid you in the right directions. Once you’ve completed your hole, simply follow the rope to the next tee.

We guesstimate that scoring par (59) would be equal to a 930 PDGA rated round.

Search ‘Inwood Camping’ in the UDisc App to see the hole-by-hole layout.

Their will be 9 Discraft Chainstar Baskets and 9 Disc Golf Park Baskets, thanks to Basingstoke Disc Golf and MrFrisbee.

Download the Inwood Camping Basingstoke Tee Sign Directory here: Hole 1-18

UDisc Course Map - Par 59

UDisc Course Map - Par 59

Upgrade to UDisc Pro by entering your PDGA Number or use Promo Code: LONDONDGC30

Upgrade to UDisc Pro by entering your PDGA Number or use Promo Code: LONDONDGC30

First round at Inwood Camping  Olli Simonsen - MPO - Mix Professional Open  Robb - MA40 - Mix Amateur 40+ (Age 40+)  Tracey - FA1 - Advanced Women  William - MJ18 - Mixed Juniors (Aged 13)

First round at Inwood Camping

Olli Simonsen - MPO - Mix Professional Open

Robb - MA40 - Mix Amateur 40+ (Age 40+)

Tracey - FA1 - Advanced Women

William - MJ18 - Mixed Juniors (Aged 13)


Directions:

Watch out for the balloons:

Inwood Camping
Farleigh Rd, Farleigh Wallop, Basingstoke RG25 2HP
https://maps.app.goo.gl/4orXX

Entry via the Gate on Road B3046

Entry via the Gate on Road B3046

Look for the “ Farleigh Wallop” Sign

Look for the “ Farleigh Wallop” Sign


Food and Drink

Sponsor: The Riverdene

Sponsor: The Riverdene

We will supply water, tea and coffee, which is included in your entry fee.

Lunch is not provided, please bring your own or drive to the nearest super market to get a bite to eat. Sainsbury is 2.5 miles away, only a 6 minute drive.

Dinner is being hosted by The Riverdene A.K.A Skewers Tavern:

They have offered to make Bolognese, big healthy sized portions, both meat and veggie options, with chunks of fresh bread and butter.

Dinner will cost £5.00 per person.

Bottled lagers available at 4 for £10.

Service will be begin at 6.00pm on Saturday.

Please pay with cash or card on the day.


Accommodation:

Camping is available on site, included in your entry fee.

Alternatively, there are many hotels and B&B’s in Basingstoke:

www.Lodging-world.com

www.hibasingstokehotel.co.uk

www.travellodge.co.uk - Closest to the course

www.premierinn.com

www.saffatel.com

www.ihg.com - Closest to the pub


Facilities

One portable site toilet will be available for shared use. Please use respectfully.

Limited car parking space available on site. Please park considerately.


Competition Prizes:

We have 20 Latitude 64 discs to give away as prizes and 3 Latitude 64 Bags (three!)

Additional prizes and a prizing schedule will be supplied once the registration closes.

1 Bag will be given to the player with for the lowest scored round for the tournament, regardless of division. Thanks to our gold sponsor: Latitude 64

1 Bag will be an Ace Pot prize. Hole 15 only. LDGC Ace Pot rules apply..

1 E3 Bag will go in the Raffle = Random Winner


Scores and Groups:

PDGA Scores and Ratings can be found here: https://www.pdga.com/tour/event/39085

Groups will be announced on February 7th at 9.00pm.


Sponsors:

GOLD

  • Latitude 64 is supplying custom stamped discs, tournament caps, beanies, stickers and Pencils.

SILVER

  • The Riverdene A.K.A Skewers Tavern is providing us with a venue to socialise on Saturday evening with a special food and drinks menu. They will also be donating 2 cases of Lager and 3 bottles of Wine, 1 Red, 1 White, 1 Rose.

  • Matt Cutler from MrFrisbee will be bringing 9 Disc Golf Park Baskets for use all to use for the weekend, as well as donating 2 prizes for the raffle. The MrFrisbee Shop will also be open all weekend should you wish to purchase any discs.

BRONZE

  • UDisc is once again supporting our super mega raffle with three one year UDisc Pro Subscriptions.

  • Dan Whitman from Launch Disc Golf is providing a free entry to any Down South Series Disc Golf Event of your choice as raffle prizes.

  • Shaun Lewis at Midnight Discs is providing an amazing custom dyed disc for our super mega raffle

  • Sam George at Dye Factory Designs is providing an amazing custom dyed disc for our super mega raffle

  • Steve Kornmuller is presenting Discraft and is donating one “CAP’N DEAD” Discraft Buzzz


Event logo & player pack disc stamp. Designed and created by Shaun Lewis and Beau Pettitt.

Event logo & player pack disc stamp. Designed and created by Shaun Lewis and Beau Pettitt.

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Bring Disc Golf to Ealing Petition Results/Speech
Dec
18
6:30 PM18:30

Bring Disc Golf to Ealing Petition Results/Speech

Bring Disc Golf to Ealing Petition Results/Speech

Followup speech to the #BringDiscGolfToEaling Petition. Attend the Facebook Event here.

This is free and open to the public. I will be presenting why my statement as to why the Ealing Council should Bring Disc Golf To Ealing between 19.15 and 19.30 depending on how it goes. https://www.discgolf.london/projects/

It starts at 19.00, but you need to be there before 18.30 if you want to watch. 
The council will let people in on a first come first service bases. 
Please do not be late, as you may be turned away if attendance is full. 

Can I have disc golf equipment on the stage for visual effect? "...you could clutch a basket as long as you promise not to have people in the gallery throwing frisbees at it."

Can I have more people on the stage or will I be on my own? 
"You can bring a Friend for moral support, but any spectators will have to go to the public gallery- we are expecting quite a crowd."

Can I be able to show a PowerPoint presentation for visual effects? "No powerpoint- just a short speech."

Please come and show you're support.

I would like to invite people for a drink afterwards at The Grove Pub, W5 5QX, to discuss the success or failures of the evening.

If you have any questions, please get in touch on info@discgolf.london

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Oct
20
9:00 AM09:00

Brighton Ace Race 2018 presented by Sussex Disc Golf and London Disc Golf Community

Brighton Ace Race 2018 presented by Sussex Disc Golf and London Disc Golf Community

Player Pack:

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  •  2 x Prototype Discraft Discs (4|4|-2|1 / -0.5)

  • Discraft Premium Hat

  • Discraft Lanyard

  • Discraft Premium Graffiti Towel

  • Discraft Snap Cap Mini

  • Discraft Vinyl Sticker

  • Discraft Pencil

  • All included with your entry fee! 


Rules of play:

Players are required to use the player package discs, and only these discs. If a disc is lost, the player has the option of using the second disc from the package. Only one throw per player per hole. All players should have their own scorecards and mark "A" for aces (a hole-in-one) and "M" for holes on which they hit metal.

After all players in the group have thrown, discs are picked up and the group moves directly to the next tee. Players keep their scorecards for round two, using the next line on the card to record the round.

The Discraft Ace Race is fun for everyone.

The player with the most aces after 36 holes is declared the winner. In case of ties, the number of metal hits is used as a tie breaker. If a tie persists, a closest to the pin contest is then used to determine the event winner.

I am new to disc golf. Should I be worried about being able to throw the Ace Race prototype disc?

No, in fact just the opposite. Ace Race discs are created specifically for this event, and are suitable for all skill levels to throw. And remember that the event is about fun, not competing against players with more experience. Every player's chances are virtually equal.


Course Map by London Disc Golf Community


Ace Pot (£147.00) :  £2.00

Ace Pot is an optional extra. 
There is more than £147.00 in the London Disc Golf Community (LDGC) Ace Pot
All the money in the ace pot will be shared equally by the number of hole in ones by the end of the day. In the event that there are no hole in ones the Ace Pot money will be transferred over to the next LDGC Event. One must pay £2.00 to be eligible to win cash from the Ace Pot.


Super Mega Raffle Prizes

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Ace Race Prizes

1st place:

  • 1 x Tournament BackPack disc golf bag

  • 1 x Discraft Ace Race Champion Disc

  • 1 x Discraft Towel  

  • 1 x Discraft Mini

2nd place:

  • 3 x Discraft discs 

  • 1 x Discraft Towel

  • 1 x Discraft Mini 

3rd place:

  • 1 x Discraft discs 

  • 1 x Discraft Towel

  • 1 x Discraft Mini 


Event Photo by Simon Stott


Conclusion and thank yous.

Dear Ace Racers, 

Thank you to everyone that travelled far and wide to spend the day with us at Brighton, I hope you all enjoyed yourselves and had an awesome time! Discraft will publish the name of the disc in the new year, once they've received feedback from all events and made final adjustments to the disc. Speaking of which, I would really appreciate some feedback from you. I want to know what your best moments were and how we can improve the next event? Any feedback is helpful, the good, the bad and the ugly, so thanks in advance! 

Congratulations to the Brighton Ace Race 2018 presented by Sussex Disc Golf and London Disc Golf Community Winners:

  1. Place: Matthew Cutler - 3 Aces & 7 Metal Hits 

  2. Place: Mark Proctor - 2 Aces and 4 Metal Hits

  3. Place: Dan Dan - 2 Aces and 4 Metal Hits

Mark and Dan had a closets to the pin (CTP) play off, on an extended tee of hole 3, and Mark came closer by using the assistance of the rough bushes on the right and kicked left towards the basket. 

With 39/45 players attending, the overall number of aces and metal hits were:

  • 16 Aces (Hole in Ones) and 87 Metal Hits.

Two players did buy into the ace pot, therefore the £147.00 ace put was split 14 ways, making it £10.50 per ace. The Ace Pot Cash out given out was:

  • 3 Aces £31.50 to Matthew Cutler 

  • 2 Aces £21.00 to Mark Proctor

  • 2 Aces £21.00 to Dan Dan

  • 2 Aces £21.00 to James Smith

  • 1 Ace £10.50 to Rob Hamilton 

  • 1 Ace £10.50 to Sam George

  • 1 Ace £10.50 to Steve Lee Rhodes

  • 1 Ace £10.50 to John Hood

  • 1 Ace £10.50 to Joseph Noble

Congratulations to all of you that hit aces, I trust you like the new Discraft Disc!

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Special Thank you to some amazing people!

  • Thank you to James Burton for being the Co Tournament Director, Co-Organising, securing sponsors, but most importantly, Thank you for giving me the opportunity to work together with yourself and Sussex Disc Golf to make the Brighton Ace Race 2018 happen! You are Amazing!

  • Thank you to Steve Lee Rhodes for assisting with course design, maintenance and set up. Thank you for letting me stay at your home, serving excellent food and being a very welcoming guest! You are Amazing!

  • Thank you to Mike Dadson for helping with the registration and raffle tickets. You are Amazing!

  • Thank you to James Smith for transporting most of the disc golf baskets that we used for the Brighton Ace Race 2018 event. You are Amazing!

  • Thank you to Finley Landreth for helping with the raffle draw and shouting out the numbers. You are Amazing! 

  • Thank you to Paul Stoddart, Simon Stott and Attila Nádudvari for filming, taking photos and capturing drone photage, can’t wait to see those! You are Amazing!

  • Thank you to Neil Clifton and Andy Newberry for the lift home. You are Amazing! 

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Thank you to our top sponsors!

  • Thank you to Discraft Discs for providing all the player packs and prizes. The 2018 Ace Race Discs have a very low profile and I anticipate being a very popular disc. We can't wait to find out what the name will be for this disc so keep us posted discraft! You are Amazing! 

  • Thank you to Josh Lichti and Matt Krueger at UDisc for proving 4x promo codes for 1 years pro subscription to the UDics app, which went into the raffle. You are Amazing! 

  • Thank you to Sussex Disc Golf for hosting the event and providing discs for the raffle. These where provided to Dye Factory Designs. You are Amazing! 

  • Thank you to Sam George at Dye Factory Designs for taking the time to design and spin dye the amazing art work on those. You are Amazing! 

  • Thank you to Shaun Lewis at Midnight Discs for providing an amazing custom dyed discs for the raffle. You are Amazing! 

  • Thank you to Dan Whiteman at Launch Disc Golf for providing a Launch Disc Golf beanie and a free entry to any 2018/2019 Down South Series event of your choice to the raffle. You are Amazing! 

I've already begun planning my next disc golf event, hopefully this will be my first PDGA event. I just need a venue...

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Many Thanks,

Oliver Simonsen

Founder of the LDGC

London Disc Golf Community

#LetsGrow 

www.DiscGolf.London


Brighton Ace Race 2018 Event Sponsors

Event Organiser:    Sussex Disc Golf

Event Organiser:

Sussex Disc Golf

Event Organiser:  London Disc Golf Community
Sponsor:  UDisc

Sponsor: UDisc

Sponsor:  Discraft Discs
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Jun
23
9:00 AM09:00

Manchester Trilogy Challenge 2018 presented by Manchester Disc Golf and London Disc Golf Community

Manchester Trilogy Challenge 2018 presented by Manchester Disc Golf and London Disc Golf Community - Saturday 23rd June 2018


The Manchester Trilogy Challenge was organised and run by Alan Heckman and Oliver Simonsen and sponsored by London Disc Golf Community, Manchester Disc Golf , Cantor’s Food Store and UDisc .

In advance of the tournament, 48 player packs were ordered from Latitude 64 in Sweden all of which were sold. We had 43 players attending on the day, most of whom were playing their very first or second disc golf competition ever.

Manchester Trilogy Challenge 2018 - Photo by Shelley Heckman

Manchester Trilogy Challenge 2018 - Photo by Shelley Heckman

When hosting a Trilogy Challenge all the player packs must be ordered two to three weeks in advance, making it tricky to know the exact number of player packs and the correct t-shirt sizes to get. Therefore, in future, we encourage everyone to sign up as early as possible so as not to be disappointed when arriving on the day.


The 2018 Trilogy Challenge Player Pack Included:  

  • 1 x Latitude 64 Opto Musket (10|5|-0.5|2)

  • 1 x Dynamic Disc Lucid Patrol (5|5|-3|1)

  • 1 x Westside Discs Origio Burst Maiden (3|4|0|1)

  • A Trilogy Challenge T-Shirt (Size S – XXXL)

  • A Trilogy Challenge Burst Mini

  • A Trilogy Challenge Official Scorecard and Pencil

48 Trilogy Challenge Player Packs - Olli Simonsen

48 Trilogy Challenge Player Packs - Olli Simonsen

The Manchester Trilogy Challenge was held at Longford Park, which is open to the public and completely free to play. The course has two tee pads per hole, red for beginners and blue for advanced players. I thought it would be interesting to create a handicap for all new players to help level the playing field against the more advanced players, I did this by creating three different formats of play.

Beginners played from the red tees in both rounds. Open players started from the blue tees in both rounds while the Advanced division played the red tees in the morning and the blue tees in the afternoon.


Results:

The graph below shows the players ranked first to last along the horizontal axis and their respective scores up the vertical axis. Had the handicap not been implemented, we would have seen a greater divide in total scores across all four divisions. Having the handicap in place with the three different formats of play, the results show that most of the players are grouped closely together in terms of total score, except for three new players. The handicap was implemented to level the playing field and increase the chances for a non-open player to win the competition.

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Ranking based on total score.

Ranking based on total score.

Prizes:

We had many prizes to give away, thanks to all our sponsors.

For the Distance competition won by RickRick and the Closets To the Pin (CTP) won by Iain McDougall, they had a choice between a box of Corona, a mini keg of ale or a bottle of red wine, sponsored by London Disc Golf Community. The remaining item went into the raffle prizes.

Manchester Disc Golf sponsored six Latitude 64 Mid-range Fuse Discs with their custom logo printed on them. These went to:

  • Most improved player of the day – Ben Bowden – Total Improvement -7

  • Worst improved player of the day – Michael McGowan - +17

  • First place in the FA3 Division – Katie Fairweather – Total Score 131

  • First place in the MA1 Division – Steve Edwards & Tim Ainsworth – Total Score 112

  • First place in the MPO Division – David Fairweather – Total Score 107

The winner of the Manchester Trilogy Challenge 2018 presented by Manchester Disc Golf and London Disc Golf Community is Evan Smith in the MA1/Advance division with a total score of 106.

Closets To the Pin (CTP) won by  Iain McDougall

Closets To the Pin (CTP) won by Iain McDougall

Max Distance Competition won by  RickRick

Max Distance Competition won by RickRick


Ace Pot:

24 players entered the Ace Pot at £2.00 per person. The London Disc Golf Community contributed £35.00 to the ace pot, which comes to a total of £83.00. Unfortunately, no one managed to hit an ace, so the money will be carried over to the next London Disc Golf Community event, stay tuned.


Mega Deal Raffle Prizes:

The Mega Deal Raffle was a huge success with lots of prices from a massive basket of goodies sponsored by Cantor’s Food Store to Bagels and Bagel Vouchers, A Discraft Undertaker Distance Driver (9|5|-1|2) in bright pink 167-169grams to one year’s UDisc Pro Subscription. 

Craig French

Craig French

Anthony Knight

Anthony Knight

Rob Ng

Rob Ng

Neal Pickett

Neal Pickett

Alen Heckman

Alen Heckman

Evan Smith

Evan Smith


Manchester Trilogy Challenge 2018 Winners

The winner of the Manchester Trilogy Challenge 2018 presented by Manchester Disc Golf and London Disc Golf Community is  Evan Smith  in the MA1/Advance division with a total score of 106.

The winner of the Manchester Trilogy Challenge 2018 presented by Manchester Disc Golf and London Disc Golf Community is Evan Smith in the MA1/Advance division with a total score of 106.

MA3 Winner:  Steve Edwards

MA3 Winner:

Steve Edwards

FA3 Winner:  Katie Fairweather

FA3 Winner:

Katie Fairweather

MPO Winner:  David Fairweather

MPO Winner:

David Fairweather


THANK YOU!

The first person that deserves a massive thank you is Alan Heckman, Chairman at Manchester Disc Golf and co-TD of the Manchester Trilogy Challenge 2018. Thank You!

Thank you to all the volunteers who help maintain the Disc Golf course at Longford Park, the course looks amazing!

Thank you to everyone who helped set up the course on Friday the day before the event and to everyone who came down the course early and helped set up the chairs, tables and gazebos.

Thank you to Shelley Heckman for taking all the photos on the day, they look incredible!

Thank you to all the players who attended the first Trilogy Challenge in Manchester.

Thank you to everyone at Latitude 64 , Dynamic Discs and Westside Discs who make up the Trilogy family, we would not have been there without you.

Thank you again to all our sponsors, Cantor’s Food Store , UDisc , Manchester Disc Golf and London Disc Golf Community.

Thank you to 2Twenty Media for filming the official Manchester Trilogy Challenge 2018 Video.

If you want to get involved and give Disc Golf a go, please send us a message on any of our social media platforms or check out our website: www.ldgc.co.ukLinkedInInstagramTwitter, Facebook Group and Page. Give us a thump up, comment below and share this with your network, this really helps us grow the sport.


MANCHESTER TRILOGY CHALLENGE 2018 EVENT SPONSORS

Event Organiser:  www.DiscGolf.London

Event Organiser: www.DiscGolf.London

Sponsor:  2Twenty Media

Sponsor: 2Twenty Media

Sponsor:  UDisc

Sponsor: UDisc

Event Organiser:  Manchester Disc Golf

Event Organiser: Manchester Disc Golf

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Lloyd Park Ace Race 2017
Oct
21
9:00 AM09:00

Lloyd Park Ace Race 2017

Lloyd Park Ace Race 2017

The UK 2017 Discraft Ace Race Tournament, organised and run by Derek Stoltenberg and Oliver Simonsen. Sponsored by The Cronx Brewery LtdDisc Golf UK and Disc Golf School.

We had an amazing turn out on October 21st with 53 players attending, of those 5-10 were new players and for a handful it was their first tournament. The event fee was £25 and everyone who signed up received a players pack worth £50, which included:

  • Two ESP blend prototype discs

  • Discraft t-shirt

  • Mini Buzzz

  • Snap Cap micro mini

  • Reusable disc golf scorecard

  • Vinyl sticker + Entry into a raffle

Many tournament directors (TDs) use Google Docs, however, we used DiscGolfScene.com to record all the registrations and recieve payments, this method we believe to be a UK first (Don't quote us on that). This was our first disc golf event that we organised. We can't wait for 2018 and the warm weather to return, so we can help grow the sport and spread the word of Disc Golf even more.

We had a dedicated photographer for the day and all the photos can be found on the British Disc Golf Photography Group.

If you want to get involved and give Disc Golf a go, please send us a message on any of our social media platforms or check out the LinkedInInstagramTwitter, Facebook Group and Page. Give us a thumps up, comment below and share this with your network.

Sponsor:  www.discraft.com
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