DGPT Elite - TruBank Des Moines Challenge Presented by Discraft

Fri-Sun, June 23-25, 2023 at Pickard Park in Indianola, Iowa
Disc golf singles tournament

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Added cash $60,000

Staff

Assistant Tour DirectorPhill Dilone
Assistant TDMatt Schlabach
DGPT Operations & Logistics DirectorBrian Cole
DGPT Communications DirectorCharles McCracken
Refunds
Tournament DirectorTy Tannatt
Assistant TDAmanda Beery
Assistant TDRyan Mapus
DGPT CEO & DirectorJeff Spring

About this tournament

2023 DGPT - TruBank Des Moines Challenge presented by Discraft

Hosted by the Des Moines Metro Disc Golf Club and the Disc Golf Pro Tour

PDGA A-Tier DGPT Elite Series Event.

June 23-25 2023

MPO and FPO Divisions $350

Caddie book can be found at - TBD

Schedule Subject to change!

Monday June 19th

Monday Qualifier - This is a one round unsanctioned qualifying event for entrance into the 2023 TruBank Des Moines Challenge Presented by Discraft. This event abides by PDGA rules and all rules of an elite series event will be in affect. The cost is $50 per person. The total number of tee-time positions available is 48 MPO and 24 FPO. Tee times (foursomes) will begin at 7:30 AM and run through 10:00 AM CT. The top 6 finishers (4 MPO, 2 FPO) of this event move on to play in the Des Moines Challenge starting on Friday, June 23rd. In the case of a tie, a sudden-death playoff will determine the winner. Qualifying winners will pay full event entry cost into the TruBank Des Moines Challenge Presented by Discraft.

Tee Times will be assigned the week before the event. We will email and post the schedule to DGS. No Re-tries, one round only. Groups must have a minimum of 3 qualifiers in group, non-qualifying players playing practice rounds are not allowed to be part of the qualifier groups.

Registrations opens March 1st at 6pm CT https://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/Des_Moines_Challenge_Monday_Qualifier_2022

Tuesday June 20th

Charity Champs vs Chumps Battle benefiting EDGE Disc Golf 5:30pm Pickard Park.

Wednesday June 21st

Player check-in at Pickard Park 9am - 5pm. Glow Golf + Music 6pm - 10pm by the Ballfields.

Thursday June 22nd

Player check-in at Pickard Park 9am – 8pm. Glow Golf + Music 6pm - 10pm by the Ballfields.

Friday June 23rd Approximately 7:30pm

$250 CTP for MPO and FPO players on Hole 5 Presented by GEICO Des Moines.
Stew Hansen's Huck for a Truck immediately following the last putt drop. 16 players will be invited to attempt to throw a hole one from 500 ft on hole 5's basket.

Saturday June 24th 7-10pm

$500 CTP for MPO and FPO players on Hole 5 Presented by GEICO Des Moines.

Fly-Mart at tournament central including a Putt for Dough contest, live airing of Matt Schlabach's Steak Battle, Dunk Tank, and a Charity Kickball Game benefiting EDGE!

*Schedule Subject to change!

Tournament Schedule

3 Rounds at Pickard Park in Indianola, IA
Gold Tees for MPO. Silver Tees for FPO.
Each round will consist of tee times.
Round 1 – June 23rd, Random Tee Times
Round 2 – June 24th, Tee Times by Performance
Round 3 – June 25th, Tee Times by Performance

Awards at Pickard Park shelter (near hole 1) after round 3. As part of the added cash to the event TruBank is providing additional cash so that the 1st place finisher in FPO receives the same payout as the first place finisher in MPO.

Players guide:

https://www.pdga.com/tour/event/55592

Hosted by Des Moines Metro Disc Golf Club and the Disc Golf Pro Tour.

MEDIA REQUEST VIA DGPT: https://www.dgpt.com/credential-request/

HOST HOTEL/LODGING INFORMATION: Hotel Pommier - https://hotelpommier.com/

Players can park RV's, Vans, cars, etc. in Pickard Park main lot overnight at no cost.

Tournament website - www.DesMoinesChallenge.com

Refund policy

There is a $10 processing fee for all refunds. There will be no refunds 72 hours prior to the event unless event is cancelled or rescheduled.

All refunds will be processed though Disc Golf Scene and will be refunded to account that was used to pay for registration.

Des Moines Metro Disc Golf Club is responsible for all refunds/cancellations.

Location

Pickard Park
Indianola, IA   Get Directions

Schedule

Monday, June 19, 2023
8:00am
- 10:30am
Monday Qualifier - This is a one round unsanctioned qualifying event for entrance into the 2023 TruBank Des Moines Challenge Presented by Discraft. This event abides by PDGA rules and all rules of an elite series event will be in affect. The cost is $50 per person. The total number of tee-time positions available is 48 MPO and 24 FPO. Tee times (foursomes) will begin at 8:00 AM and run through 10:30 AM CT. The top 6 finishers (4 MPO, 2 FPO) of this event move on to play in the Des Moines Challenge starting on Friday, June 23rd. In the case of a tie, a sudden-death playoff will determine the winner. Qualifying winners will pay full event entry cost into the TruBank Des Moines Challenge Presented by Discraft.
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
5:30pm
- 8:30pm
Charity Champs vs Chumps Battle benefiting EDGE Disc Golf 5:30pm Pickard Park.
Wednesday, June 21, 2023
9:00am
- 10:00pm
Player check in at Pickard Park 9am – 5pm

Glow-Golf + Music at the Pickard Ballfields 6pm -10pm- $10 to for unlimited play.
Thursday, June 22, 2023
9:00am
- 10:00pm
Player check in at Pickard Park 9am – 8pm

Glow-Golf + Music at the Pickard Ballfields 6pm -10pm- free unlimited play.
Friday, June 23, 2023
7:00amPro Round 1 Tee Times Start

Friday June 23rd Approximately 7:30pm

Stew Hansen's Huck for a Truck immediately following the last putt drop. 16 players will be invited to attempt to throw a hole one from 500 ft on hole 5's basket.
Saturday, June 24, 2023
7:00amPro Round 2 Tee Times Start

Saturday June 24th 7-10pm

Fly-Mart at tournament central including a Putt for Dough contest, live airing of Matt Schlabach's Steak Battle, Dunk Tank, and a Charity Kickball Game benefiting EDGE!
Sunday, June 25, 2023
7:00amPro Round 3 Tee Times Start

Player Divisions & Entry Fees

Current PDGA membership is required to register for this tournament.
$350.00MPOMixed Pro Open
$350.00FPOWomen's Pro Open
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