2020 Disc Baron Series: Discraft presents the 2020 Happy Discing Open (MPO, FPO, MP40, FP40, MP50, FP50, MA1, MA3)

PDGA logoSunday, August 23, 2020 at Fallasburg Park in Lowell, Michigan
Pro C-tier / Amateur B-tier · PDGA-sanctioned singles tournament

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2020 Disc Baron Series: Discraft presents the 2020 Happy Discing Open (MPO, FPO, MP40, FP40, MP50, FP50, MA1, MA3) graphic

Staff

Asst Tournament DirectorJacob Stahl
Tournament DirectorAdam Hillsamer

About this tournament

Disc Baron Series Event

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The 2020 Happy Discing Open will be a MDGO Feature Event and Disc Baron Series Event split between Saturday and Sunday, August 22nd and 23rd at Fallasburg Park DGC in Lowell, Mi. Each day is a single event and the tournament will include 2 rounds of 18 holes of play each day. Be sure to check each day as the divisions offered are different from Saturday to Sunday.


Players Pack:

TBD


Registration:

1) Paid registration online
2) Day of the event (ONLY IF SPOTS AVAILABLE) for an additional $5 fee


Format:

2 rounds of 18 holes singles


Ace Pool & 50/50:

$5 Ace Pool & $5 50/20 will be available for entry


Tee Pads:

MPO/FPO/MP40/FP40/MA1 - All Long Tee Pads 1-18
MA3 - Rd 1: Shorts 1, 5 & 16, Rd 2: All Shorts


Live Scoring:

We will be utilizing PDGA Live Scoring. Your hole assignments for the 1st and 2nd round will be listed in the Live Scoring system. 1 Player who utilizes Live Scoring for both their rounds will randomly be chosen to receive a $30 Disc Baron Certificate.


Michigan Amateur State Berths:

Berths will be distributed based upon the approximate field percentage in each division.


Divisions:

Please note that this is a split day event and certain divisions are available on the opposite day of this event. I can add any division by requested if it is not listed. There must be at least 3 participants to make a division. You can register for any division but if that division does not have enough participants to qualify, you will need to move to a qualifying division prior to play and additional fees may be required or refunded if the registration fees differ. Womens and Juniors divisions do not need to meet the minimum


Prizes:

There will be prizes on most holes, including 2nd Closest Shot, CTPs and LPs. You must be present to win your CTP/LP prize.


Zuca Raffle:

We will be giving away a brand new Zuca cart to one lucky winner. Every participant will receive 1 FREE RAFFLE TICKET with their paid entry. There will also be additional tickets available for sale, as well as several different prizes.


Payouts:

Payouts will be provided using the standard PDGA payout scale. Amateur payouts will be provided by Disc Baron in the form of coupons to Disc Baron online store www.discbaron.com. Coupons will be distributed via email after the event is complete. Payouts must be claimed online. Payouts will not be available onsite. Winners will have until 10/23/20 to redeem their coupons. Coupons must be used in one transaction and no change will be provided.


Lunch:

Bruce's Badass BBQ will be onsite with lunch available for a nominal fee.

Lunch will run approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour after the last card is turned in on your course. 2nd round start time will be rounded to the closest 15 minutes.


Refunds:

Refunds will be handled and processed in accordance with PDGA event standards.



Any questions regarding setup, please contact Jacob Stahl @ Disc Baron

www.discbaron.com

The details of this event are subject to change at any time.

Refund policy

Grand Rapids Disc Golf Association is responsible for all refunds/cancelations.

PDGA REFUND POLICY IS IN EFFECT:

A. Players MUST email or phone their withdrawals to the Tournament Director only at the contact information posted for the tournament. Discussions with persons other than the Tournament Director, including other tournament staff, shall not be considered official.

B. Players who have paid MORE than a nominal waitlist fee of $10 to be on an event’s waitlist who do not get into the event, or who officially request to withdraw from the waitlist prior to the event’s published closure of registration and waitlist replacements (within one week is recommended), will receive a 100% cash refund minus the $10 waitlist fee. Waitlist players who ONLY paid a nominal non-refundable waitlist fee of $10 will not receive a refund.

C. Players who officially request to withdraw from an event at least 30 days before the start of the event will receive a 100% cash refund (minus up to a $10 handling fee).

D. Players who officially request to withdraw from an event 15 to 29 days before the start of the event will receive a 100% cash refund minus up to a $10 handling fee ONLY if their spot in the tournament is filled through either the waitlist or a walk-up entry (if offered). If the player’s spot is NOT filled, the TD has the choice to provide EITHER a 50% cash refund OR just the player’s pack the player would have received if they had attended (minus the cost of shipping). In the case of a player in a Pro division for an event without a Pro player pack worth at least 25% of the Entry Fee, the TD will provide the 50% cash refund.

E. Players who officially request to withdraw from an event within 14 days of the start of the event and prior to the event’s published closure of registration and waitlist replacements (within one week is recommended) will receive a 100% cash refund minus up to a $10 handling fee ONLY if their spot in the tournament is filled through either the waitlist or a walk-up entry (if offered). If the player’s spot is NOT filled, the TD has the choice to provide EITHER a 25% cash refund OR just the player’s pack they would have received if they had attended (minus the cost of shipping). In the case of a player in a Pro division for an event without a Pro player pack worth at least 25% of the Entry Fee, the TD will provide the 25% cash refund.

F. Players who do NOT officially request to withdraw from a registered spot playing in the event prior to the published closure of registration and waitlist replacements and don’t play (aka a no-show), forfeit their entry fee and do NOT receive a refund or player’s pack. (This does NOT apply to a waitlist player; see 1.03.B above.)

G. Tournament Directors for Major, National Tour, and A-Tier events may petition the Tour Manager to change the timeline for items C, D, and

H. If granted, the policy must be clearly published with all registration materials.

I. If a TD vacates an offered division due to a lack of registered players for the division (see 2.01.K), any player for that division that does not wish to move to a different division that they are eligible for, will be provided a full refund.

Location

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Schedule

Saturday, August 22, 2020
8:00pmVirtual Players Meeting
Sunday, August 23, 2020
7:15am
- 7:45am
Day of Player Registration (Only If Available)

Pre-Registered Players Do Not Need to Check In - Proceed Directly to Your Hole Assignments for 1st Round Tee Off
8:00amTee Off 1st Round
11:30am
- 12:30pm
Lunch (Approximate and will be determined day of)
12:30pmTee Off 2nd Round (Approximate and will be determined day of)
4:00pm
- 5:00pm
Prizes and Awards (Approximate and will be determined day of)

Player Divisions & Entry Fees

$10 additional fee for players without current PDGA memberships.
For help choosing a division, see the PDGA guidelines
$60.00MPOOpen
$60.00FPOOpen Women
$55.00MP40Pro 40+
$55.00FP40Pro Women 40+
$55.00MP50Pro 50+
$55.00FP50Pro Women 50+
$50.00MA1Advanced
$40.00MA3Recreational