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Kevin RevKev Clark    March 2 at 10:39pm

If anyone has pictures from our 2016 LCM Ice Bowl, I would greatly appreciate having them. Also, with your permission, I would like to send the pictures to the Ice Bowl headquarters along with our report. BTW...All registered players signed a waiver granting their permission to publish photos of them from the Ice Bowl...

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Rick Petrie   March 2 at 7:06pm

Yes, I took a few of the players meeting. I'll try to remember to send them to you... remind me tomorrow (if I forget).

Kevin RevKev Clark   March 7 at 2:55pm

Hi Rick, did you have a chance to find those Ice Bowl pictures yet?

Kevin RevKev Clark    January 17 at 1:11am

LCM Ice Bowl and KDGA

I still need to clarify some things with Smitty, but it looks like there will be KDGA points offered for playing in the LCM Ice Bowl...

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Mark Kewley   January 16 at 8:30pm

I like this

Astro - Michael Shanks   February 20 at 8:12am

Sweet

Kevin RevKev Clark    January 15 at 8:43pm

2016 LCM Ice Bowl Registration Now Open at http://ksulcm.org/f/docs/IceBowl.html

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NOAH M    January 14 at 6:13pm

I have not seen anything until today about a CICO Park course, can anyone tell me if there is one there?

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Adam Johnson   January 14 at 1:37pm

I think there is an object course but I have never seen the map

Astro - Michael Shanks   January 14 at 1:42pm

Yes old object course. Would like to see one there in the future.

NOAH M   January 14 at 5:22pm

Thanks, here is the link I found it on and all it was is a map with hole discription, http://www.smithzone.com/flyingdisk/cico.htm

Kevin RevKev Clark    December 16 at 7:56pm

2016 LCM Ice Bowl Disc Selection: Hey everyone, the LCM Ice Bowl will be on Saturday, Feb 27th, 2016 at Fairmont. Because we are ordering pre-printed discs, we are able to order multiple models from multiple companies. For this reason, I am giving you the opportunity to express your disc preference prior to placing our disc order. I will not guarantee you will get the disc you want, but your odds will go WAY up if you respond to this message with your preference from the list below. ... more

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Kevin RevKev Clark   January 15 at 2:43pm

PS... Mark, the * ** mean that quantities and weights may be limited...

Kevin RevKev Clark   January 16 at 8:12pm

I still need to clarify some things with Smitty, but it looks like there will be KDGA points offered for playing in the LCM Ice Bowl...

Kevin RevKev Clark   January 16 at 8:12pm

Thanks to Allen Fox for getting me in touch with Smitty via Facebook

Kevin RevKev Clark    December 8 at 7:25pm

The 2016 LCM Ice Bowl will be held on Saturday, February 27th in Manhattan, Kansas.

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Rick Petrie   December 8 at 11:57pm

Cool!

Nick Seaton   December 16 at 3:45pm

Rev when will registration open up?

Rick Petrie    December 1 at 3:27am

Hello All, As the hours wind down for people to file to be on the 2016 DFOK Officers position ballot, I decided to post an "Open Letter" regarding the topic. I have enjoyed my time as the acting/interim President of the Disc Fanatics of Kansas. I am also looking forward to passing the torch to someone else, which I believe is long overdue. Defining Official DFOK officer positions, then filling those positions has been discussed for a long, long time. Writing club By-Laws & ... more

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mike plansky    November 26 at 10:06pm

This could be the last winter before disc golf takes its first step into the mainstream. There's been a couple of ESPN ace highlights in the past year. The sports network sees it as a novel, quirky highlight opportunity to keep viewers' attention, and the interest of the broader publicly may have been collectively piqued? In 2016 the mainstream sports fans will be able to take a closer look. There will be 3 new pro-tours debuting next year with strong financial backing, including a wor ... more

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Rick Petrie    November 26 at 3:10pm

On this Thanksgiving Day I am thankful for the following people who have helped advance the sport of disc golf in the Manhattan area this year by running events (admins & backups) and/or coordinating special projects. (In no particular order) Kevin Rev-Kev Clark JP McVey Roberto Santiago Mark Kewley Jeremy LeCrone Mitchell Brenn Josh Carroll Alan Fox Shad Schafer AJ Cruz Daisuke Takahashi Chris Smitty Smith Dennis Vahsholtz I am also thankful for all the disc golfers who v ... more

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Rick Petrie    November 2 at 6:53pm

FYI, I just received word that County/City crews are at Fairmont today doing some tree maintenance work.
They will do their best to not adversely effect the fairways, but first & foremost their responsibility is to make the park safe for all users...
I'm as eager to see their work as anyone. I doubt anything dramatic changes will occur though.
Stay tuned for future opportunities (this fall/winter) to have them address any specicic issues we (disc golfers) identify.

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A.J Cruz   November 4 at 4:35pm

On hole 4, they cut one of the main trees across the road, making the gap easier to hit.

Rick Petrie   November 4 at 8:39pm

Thank AJ, any other trees of note? They've got a tough job of leaving dead stuff as long as then can, without falling over on top of us. I know they want to take out the dead tree in the middle of the gap/fence on #9... but they're watching it...

Rick Petrie    October 28 at 5:40pm

The Frankfort (KS) Fall Fest Tournament is only 3 days away!

Come out and enjoy a 1 round tournament and then check out the other festivities going on in town.

We will also have a pro shop setup carrying Millennium, Innova, Discraft, Disc Mania, Dynamic Discs, Westside Discs, and Latitude 64.
Online registration closes at 8 P.M. Friday night. Same day registration will be available.

For more details, follow the link below.
http://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/Frankfort_Fall_Fest_2015

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mike plansky    October 21 at 12:05am

interesting interview on allthingsdiscgolf about future course design and development for underutilized landscapes:
http://allthingsdiscgolf.com/disc-golf-course-design-book-focuses-on-underutilized-landscapes/

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Rick Petrie   October 20 at 10:32pm

Thanks for posting a link to this. I read the entire thing. Do you happen to have contact info for the "Joshua Wilcox at Kansas State" that you quoted in the article?

Rick Petrie    September 22 at 2:43am

Question regarding the pin placements for the FHO:
1. Who is available to meet at Fairmont Park on Wednesday evening to decide the pin placements to be used at the FHO? We could also put them in the "morning round placements".
If we tackled this on Wednesday evening, (a) we would not have to do any basket maneuvering later in the week, and (b) we could get a couple days of practice on that specific layout.

Side Note: Also, please consider helping mark the O.B. lines on Friday evening.

Thanks,
Rick

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Rick Petrie   September 22 at 10:34pm

For those of you who what to help Wednesday night, let's meet by the practice basket at 5:30pm.

Rick Petrie    August 16, 2015 at 2:28am

The 2015 Manhattan Trilogy Challenge is NEXT SATURDAY, Aug. 22nd, at Fairmont Park.
Players must Pre-Register to compete.
On-line registration CLOSES tomorrow, Sunday Aug. 16th at 8pm.
Follow the link below to get signed up.

http://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/2015_Manhattan_Trilogy_Challenge

Thanks & hope to see you there.

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Rick Petrie    July 25, 2015 at 2:17pm

Don't want to sign-up "on-line" for the 2015 Manhattan Trilogy Challenge, sponsored by Missing Link Disc Golf?

I'll be at Fairmont Park today from 10:00-10:30ish accepting (cash) registrations.

It only costs $30 to play & you get a sweet players pack, including 3 discs.

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Rick Petrie    July 22, 2015 at 12:01pm

Reminder: The 2015 MANHATTAN Trilogy Challenge is one month from today, on August 22nd.
For more info & to get registered click on the following link.
Hope to see you there!

http://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/2015_Manhattan_Trilogy_Challenge

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Rick Petrie    July 20, 2015 at 5:27pm

Fairmont Pin Placements:

Anybody getting bored with the current pin placements at Fairmont?

Anybody interested in helping move a bunch of those baskets today?
Say around 5:30ish?

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Mark Kewley    July 13, 2015 at 1:05am

Good to see so many DFOKers at the Sunflower State Games this weekend!

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Rick Petrie   July 12, 2015 at 11:50pm

I second that.

Rick Petrie    June 26, 2015 at 4:00am

Shout out to Roberto Santiago & Shad Schafer for providing the manpower to move baskets at Warner tonight. (applause)

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Rick Petrie    June 15, 2015 at 12:42am

TOMORROW: Quick workday activity.
Remove the baskets at the Tuttle Creek State Park (in prep. for the Country Stampede).
Who: Everyone (including you).
When: Monday, June 15th starting at 5:30pm.
Note: If you've got a TRUCK, feel free to bring it & we'll put it to work.
Sincerely,
Rick Petrie

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