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DGVTour #2 - Gnomes Challenge XVI

DGVTour #2 - Gnomes Challenge XVI May 11-12,2024 White River DGC Randolph,Vermont PDGA C-tier 2 Rounds of 18 holes, 1 round per day,tee times. TD: Chris Young & Will Cleland Players Meeting: Emails will be sent the week of the event. ** As of right now there will not be LIttle League games the weekend of the event. Snack Shack: Will be open 7am-5:30pm Sat and Sun! Awards: As divisions finish we will give out trophies to division champs once all scores in that divisions have been finalized and received. 1st Place Trophies for divisions of at least 2 or more players. Custom Gnome trophies for division champs! Thank you to Todd Lewis and the Gnome Master himself, Peter Flaherty, for making the trophies! Pro Payouts: We will payout 40% of the Pro divisions. Payouts will be issued via Paypal within 48 hours of completion of the event. Players MUST be PDGA members to accept cash. Amateur Payouts: We will payout 45% of the Amateur divisions. Payouts will be posted and will be filed in our system for those players. Amateur payouts must be redeemed by Dec. 31,2024. Credit cannot be used online and we do not ship, so plan to use your credit onsite or at a future event you attend. Payouts will be posted here on the event dgscene page within 48 hours of completion of the tourament Juniors: Juniors must be accompanied by an adult per PDGA guidelines: https://www.pdga.com/rules/competition-manual/113 Acepot: $1 from each players registration goes to the acepot. If there are no aces then the acepot will roll over to DGVTour #3. EDGE: $2 from each players registration goes to the Vermont EDGE Program. This program will enable DGVT to work with local schools and communities to build new courses and get discs in the hands of our youth. DGVTour fee: $3 from each players registration goes to the Tour to help us with an array of items such as Tour trophies, end of the season payouts, sanctioning fees, park fees, supplies, porta pottys and much more. PDGA Per Player Fee: C-tier fee $2/player. Playoffs: In the event of a playoff for 1st place, players will play the course in order starting at hole #1 and format is sudden death. First player to win a hole with a lower score wins the playoff. Tee Times (both days): Tee times will be posted on pdga.com by Thursday evening for Saturdays round. After all players are off the course Saturday we will work as fast as we can to get tee times posted for Sundays round. Our hope is to have those posted before 8pm Saturday night. Competitors can visit pdga.com and go to events to see tee times. Please arrive at least 30 mins before your tee time, check in and get setup for live scoring and have enough time to get to hole #1 and start your round at the scheduled tee time. Tee Assignments: All divisions will play from the Blue tees. Course Out of Bounds/Mandos: Hole 1: inside the fenced in pool area is Out of Bounds. Play normal ob rules. Hole 13: Mandatory is clearly marked with a painted arrow on the tree. Players must pass to the left of that tree, if you miss the mando you must re-tee with a penalty stroke. Hole 15: Must make it on to the "island" ( designated by white stakes and a fence) from the tee shot. If a player's drive does not come to rest on to the island from the tee shot then you proceed to the Drop Zone ( designated by 2 pin flags that say " Drop Zone") with a 1 stroke penalty. A player can also elect to not tee over the river and go directly to the drop zone with a 2 stroke penalty. Baseball field is Out of Bounds. Hole 16: Baseball field is Out of Bounds. Fence and white paint line along edge of river is Out of Bounds. Hole 17: River is OB. Mandatory is clearly marked with a painted arrow on the tree. Players must pass to the left of the mando tree. If you pass to the right of the mando tree then a player must re-tee with a penalty stroke. Ball field is Out of Bounds. Hole 18: Ball field is Out of Bounds. This is a public park and a shared space for all park users. ALWAYS yield to other park users, make sure the hole is clear to throw safely and talk to other park users in a friendly manner if necessary. We have reserved the disc golf course but not the entire park. PDGA Live Scoring: This is how each group will keep score. All players need to click on the link below to become familiar with PDGA Live Scoring. Download the ap " PDGA Live" on your personal device and be prepared ahead of time. https://www.pdga.com/help/tournament-management/official-hole-scoring . ALL PLAYERS MUST KEEP SCORE. We will have paper cards available but we recommend using PDGA Live scoring. If you use a paper card you must write your name at the top of the card. Each player is responsible for submitting a scorecard or they will be penalized. If you submit your scorecard and your score is incorrect you will be penalized - so make sure your score is correct. Please refer to rule 808 for the updated 2024 Scoring policy here... https://www.pdga.com/rules/official-rules-disc-golf/808 PDGA Live Scoring Code: dgvt2. PDGA Live Scoring is the OFFICIAL scorecard of the event and each player needs to check in after the round to make sure that all players scorecards have been received by the TD's. NO 2 METER RULE. All PDGA rules apply. NO Division changes after registration closes. DGVT merchandise: If you would like to purchase something from DGVT you can do so at the event. Member discs can be picked up at the event and you can cash in your Am payout at the event. We will have your payout on file if you have won any amateur payouts at a Tour event. Am payouts must be redeemed by Dec. 31,2023 and cannot be used online. We would like to thank all our Tour partners: Innova Champion Discs, Smugglers Notch DG Center, Martell's at the Red Fox,Lawson's Finest Liquids,Upper Park Disc Golf,Discmania,Sunset Lake Cannabis,Vermont Federal Credit Union, Sunset Lake CBD. Questions?....You can email us at [email redacted] and we will get back to you! We are not able to entertain special requests for tee times unfortunately.

DGVTour #2 - Gnomes Challenge XVI


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