Des Moines Challenge Presented by GEICO Des Moines

PDGA logoFri-Sun, July 9-11, 2021 at Pickard Park in Indianola, Iowa
A-tier · PDGA-sanctioned singles tournament

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Added cash $10,000

Staff

Tournament DirectorTy Tannatt
Assistant TDMatt Schlabach
Assistant TDAmanda Beery
Assistant TDDamon Culver

About this tournament

About this tournament

2021 Des Moines Challenge presented by GEICO Des Moines

Hosted by the Des Moines Metro Disc Golf Club

PDGA A-Tier

July 9th - 11th, 2021

Register Online at
https://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/Des_Moines_Challenge_Presented_by_GEICO_Des_Moines_2021

MPO and FPO Divisions $150
Professional Masters Divisions $125
Am Divisions $100
Must be current PDGA member to play!
Optional $5 Ace Fund

Schedule Subject to change!

Wednesday July 7th
Flex Start C-Tier Ewing Park 12pm – 6pm hosted by Titan Disc Golf

Thursday July 8th
Player check in at Pickard Park 9am – 8pm

Flex Start BYOP Doubles 11am - 6pm at Pickard Park hosted by Titan Disc Golf
Pro $60 per team (cash payout) - Long Tees
Am $40 per team (Titan merch payout) - Long Tees

Fly-Mart 9am - 8pm

Player Pools

Pool A – MPO and FPO (3 Rounds at Pickard Park Gold/Silver Layout)
Pool B - MA1 (3 Rounds, one round each at Walnut Ridge, Big Creek, and Ewing Park)
Pool C - MA2 (3 Rounds, one round each at Walnut Ridge, Big Creek, and Ewing Park)
Pool D – MP40, MP50, MP55, MP60, FP40, MA40, MA50, MA55, MA60, MA65, FA40, FA50, FA1, and FA2 (3 rounds, one round each at Walnut Ridge, Big Creek, and Ewing Park)

Tournament Schedule

Pool A – MPO and FPO
3 Rounds at Pickard Park in Indianola, IA
Gold Tees for MPO. Silver Tees for FPO.
Each round will consist of tee times, starting 8am with the last tee time being 3pm.
12 minutes between each tee time.
Round 1 – July 9th, Random Tee Times
Round 2 – July 10th, Tee Times by Performance
Round 3 – July 11th, Tee Times by Performance

Awards at Pickard Park shelter (near hole 1) after round 3.

Schedule Subject to change!

Pool B - MA1
(All long tees where applicable)

Round 1 – Big Creek - Friday July 9th, tee times 8am – 11am
Round 2 - Ewing - Saturday July 10th, tee times 8am – 11am based on performance
Round 3 – Walnut Ridge - Sunday July 11th, Shotgun start 9am
PLAYER MEETING 30 MINUTES BEFORE FINAL ROUND

Awards at Pickard Park shelter (near hole 1) after round 3.
Schedule Subject to change!

Pool C - MA2
(All short tees where applicable)

Round 1 – Walnut Ridge- Friday July 9th, tee times 8am – 11am
Round 2 – Big Creek - Saturday July 10th, tee times 8am – 11am based on performance
Round 3 - Ewing - Sunday July 11th, Shotgun start 9am -
PLAYER MEETING 30 MINUTES BEFORE FINAL ROUND

Awards at Pickard Park shelter (near hole 1) after round 3.
Schedule Subject to change!

Pool D - MP40, MP50, MP55, MP60, FP40, MA40, MA50, MA55, MA60, MA65, FA40, FA50, FA1, and FA2

(All long tees where applicable for MP40, MP50, MP55, MP60)
(All short tees where applicable for FP40, MA40, MA50, MA55, MA60, MA65, FA40, FA50, FA1, and FA2 )

Round 1 – Ewing - Friday July 9th, tee times 8am – 11am
Round 2 – Walnut Ridge- Saturday July 10th, tee times 8am – 11am based on performance
Round 3 - Big Creek - Sunday July 11th, Shotgun start 9am -
PLAYER MEETING 30 MINUTES BEFORE FINAL ROUND

Awards at Pickard Park shelter (near hole 1) after round 3.
Schedule Subject to change!

Friday 6 - 9 PM
Player’s party – 1717 Brewing Company 322 E Court Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309
Raffle by the Des Moines Disc Golf Club

Saturday 6 - 9 PM
Players party - Pickard Park
Includes fly-mart, putting contest, distance contest, and more fun!

Players guide:

https://www.pdga.com/tour/event/47868

Hosted by Des Moines Disc Golf Club, Titan Disc Golf, and Wander Disc Golf

Refund policy

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

Registration opens for MPO participants with minimum PDGA rating of 1000 and above, FPO participants 875 and above, and all other divisions.


February 11, 2021 at 7:00pm CST
MPO 1000+   FPO 870+  
MP40, MP50, MP55, MP60, MP65, FP40, FP50, FP55, FP60, MA1, MA40, MA50, MA55, MA60, MA65, FA1, FA40, FA50, FA55, FA60, FA65: any rating
Feb 25
7:00pm CST

Registration opens for MPO participants with minimum PDGA rating of 970 and above and FPO participant 835 and above.

MPO 970+   FPO 835+  
MP40, MP50, MP55, MP60, MP65, FP40, FP50, FP55, FP60, FP65, MA1, MA40, MA50, MA55, MA60, MA65, FA1, FA40, FA50, FA55, FA60, FA65: any rating
Mar 11
7:00pm CST

Registration opens for all MPO and FPO participants and continues for all divisions

Registrants must be current PDGA members through 2021.

Location

Pickard Park
Indianola, IA   Get Directions

Schedule

Thursday, July 8, 2021
9:00amPlayer check in at Pickard Park 9am – 8pm

Flex Start BYOP Doubles 9am - 6pm hosted by Titan Disc Golf
Pro $40 per team (cash payout) - Long Tees
Am $20 per team (merch payout) - Long Tees

Fly-Mart 9am - 8pm
Friday, July 9, 2021
8:00amAmateur/MP40, MP55, FP40 Round 1 Tee Times Start
8:00amPro Round 1 Tee Times Start
Saturday, July 10, 2021
8:00amPro Round 2 Tee Times Start
8:00amAmateur/MP40, MP55, FP40 Round 2 Tee Times Start
Sunday, July 11, 2021
8:00amPro Round 3 Tee Times Start
9:00amAmateur/MP40, MP55, FP40 Final Round Shotgun Start

Player Divisions & Entry Fees

Current PDGA membership is required to register for this tournament.
For help choosing a division, see the PDGA guidelines
$150.00MPOOpen
$150.00FPOOpen Women
$125.00MP40Pro 40+
$125.00FP40Pro Women 40+
$125.00MP50Pro 50+
$125.00MP55Pro 55+
$125.00MP60Pro 60+
$100.00MA1Advanced
$100.00FA1Advanced Women
$100.00MA40Amateur 40+
$100.00FA40Amateur Women 40+
$100.00MA50Amateur 50+
$100.00FA50Amateur Women 50+
$100.00MA55Amateur 55+
$100.00MA60Amateur 60+
$100.00MA65Amateur 65+
$100.00MA2Intermediate
$100.00FA2Intermediate Women