Discraft Michigan Amateur State Championships Presented by Great Lakes Disc

PDGA logoFri-Sun, August 30-September 1, 2024 at Mason County Park in Ludington, Michigan
Amateur A-tier · PDGA-sanctioned singles tournament

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Staff

Tournament DirectorMark Stephens
Asst Tournament Director Nacho
Asst Tournament DirectorAdam Hilsamer
Local Liaison DirectorJeff Schwass
Sponsorship & Social DirectorRachel Terryn
Course Operations DirectorCaleb Peter
Retail Provider Shea
Tee Time TechnicianBrian Frawley

About this tournament

REGISTRATION OPENS MAY 26th

If you have not registered and you have a question, please use the “CONTACT TOURNAMENT STAFF” button up above. Questions/Comments are for registered players only.

The 5th Annual Discraft Michigan Amateur State Championships.

Thank you to our Title Sponsor Discraft!!

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You must have won a berth (invite) to register for this event. If you have won a berth and you are not on the list, you need to contact the person that awarded it to you. Lastly, the division you won a berth is not the division that you have to play. Berths are not division specific, you may register to play for any division that you qualify.

Player Package:
Custom Stamped Discraft LE
(2) Discraft Tour Series Discs
Trail Mix
First Aid Kit
Tote Bag
Mitten Bad
Discraft Sunglasses
Zanfel
BBQ Lunch
Great Lakes Disc Item
Discount Coupons

Minimum Player Pack Value $175.

All awarded berths are void on/after August 23th at 10pm.

We will be playing 3 rounds of 18 Holes over the 3 days. 1 round of play with tee times on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday Tee Times will be posted no later than Thursday at 5pm.

If you have registered for the event and you have to change divisions due to your rating, please make any changes that are needed yourself. You can edit your division up until when registration closes. Under no circumstances will you be allowed to play in a division that you are no longer eligible for. Additionally, even if the division that you needed to move into is full, you will be allowed to move into that division, overfilling the pool.

Pools Caps:
Pool A MA1: 136
Pool B MA2: 136
Pool C MA3: 136
Pool D MA4: 96
Pool E MA40, MA50, MA60: 112
Pool F FA1-4, FA40, FA50, FA60: 96
Pool G MA70, FA70: 8

Course Assignments:
Pool A:
Friday Lake Michigan Camp
Saturday Beast
Sunday Leviathan Longs

Pool B:
Friday West Shore Shorts
Saturday Lake Michigan Camp
Sunday Beast

Pool C
Friday Leviathan Shorts
Saturday West Shore Shorts
Sunday Lake Michigan Camp

Pool D:
Friday Beast
Saturday Whiskey Creek
Sunday Beauty

Pool E:
Friday Beauty
Saturday Leviathan Longs (MA40) Leviathan Shorts (MA50/60),
Sunday Whiskey Creek (MA40), West Shore Shorts (MA50/60)

Pool F:
Friday Whiskey Creek
Saturday Beauty
Sunday West Shore Shorts

Pool G
Friday Beauty
Saturday Leviathan Shorts
Sunday West Shore Shorts

It was requested last year that we create a new pool for our oldest players in this event to help create the most easily playable event as possible. Pool E has been created to honor this request. Pool E is playing with the other assigned divisions to that course on that day. They will either be assigned the first or last tee times of the day.

Course Layouts:
Leviathan Shorts: 1-18. Par 54
Leviathan Longs: 1-18. Par 56
Mason County Beauty: 1,2,4,5,7-12, 14-20, 24. Par 54
Mason County Beast: 1-4, 7, 8, 10-17, 21-24. Par 54
West Shore Shorts 4-10, 12, 14-15, 17-24. Par 54
Great Lakes Camp 1-18 Par 58
Whiskey Creek 4-9, 13-24 Par 56

Please note that Leviathan has been redesigned and only has 18 holes now.

Player package pick up will be following your first round at your course.

This event has once again partnered with Disc Golf for a Cause, A Michigan based 501c(3) geared toward organizing disc golfers to make a difference in their communities. We do this by organizing volunteer actions on and off the course, hosting and supporting disc golf related charity events, and monthly giveaways to raise funds for disc golfers in need or other organizations that are improving their communities. Disc Golf For a Cause is here to facilitate the caring and supportive nature that are our disc golfers!

Please note that you must be a current PDGA member to compete at an A Tier event.

We follow PDGA Competition Manual 1.03 Withdrawals & Refunds for all registered players:
Prior to July 30th. 100% Refund minus $10 handling fee and any DGS/PayPal fees.

Prior to August 15th. 100% Refund minus $10 handling fee and any DGS/PayPal fees if spot in event is filled by another player, 50% refund if it is not.

After August 15th. 100% Refund minus $10 handling fee and any DGS/PayPal fees if spot in event is filled by another player, 25% refund if it is not.

After August 29th, no refunds will be issued.

We DO NOT follow PDGA Competition Manual 1.03 Withdrawls & Refunds for Waitlisted Players (we will provide a full refund and not keep any fees).

Refunds will be issued for all players still on the waitlist at 8pm on August 30th.
Please do not come to the event as the field has been locked. No exceptions will be made. If you do not get get into the event via the waitlist, we issue a full refund. You will get a 100% refund minus any DGS/PayPal fees.

Standard Registration Closes 8/23/23. No divisional changes will be allowed after this time.

Pass Through Fees:
$4 PDGA Player Fees
$7 Pay to Play Fees
$4 TD Fees
$1 Bathroom Fees

Player Pack Deduct $30

Payouts: Great Lakes Disc Store will be doing payouts off site via vouchers for and it will be for Discraft Discs only. Other non-disc manufacturer merchandise may be available as well as GLD allows.

Social Activities:
Thursday Night: Ludington Beach Bonfire
Friday Night: Player Social & Flymart
Saturday Night ?!? TBA

Want a Fly Mart Spot?? Contact Rachel above in the Staff Section.

OB/Hazards:
To be provided later.

Don't have a berth yet BUT you want to make sure that you get a tournament shirt? You can order a tournament shirt here. ALL SHIRTS MUST BE PICKED UP AT MASON COUNTY COURSE HQ. We will not be shipping these shirts. Someone else can get your shirt for you. The link to the website will be provided soon.

LAST CHANCE QUALIFIER IS AT WEST SHORE COMMUNITY COLLEGE THIS YEAR!

Refund policy

Michigan Disc Golf Organization is responsible for all refunds/cancellations. Please see the refund policy in the About section.
Registrants must be current PDGA members through 2024.

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Schedule

The schedule has not been posted yet.

Player Divisions & Entry Fees

Current PDGA membership is required to register for this tournament.
For help choosing a division, see the PDGA guidelines
$90.00MA1Mixed Amateur 1
$90.00FA1Women's Amateur 1
$90.00MA40Mixed Amateur 40+
$90.00FA40Women's Amateur 40+
$90.00MA50Mixed Amateur 50+
$90.00FA50Women's Amateur 50+
$90.00MA60Mixed Amateur 60+
$90.00FA60Women's Amateur 60+
$90.00MA70Mixed Amateur 70+
$90.00FA70Women's Amateur 70+
$90.00MA2Mixed Amateur 2
$90.00FA2Women's Amateur 2
$90.00MA3Mixed Amateur 3
$90.00FA3Women's Amateur 3
$90.00MA4Mixed Amateur 4
$90.00FA4Women's Amateur 4
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