The Northside Open

PDGA logoSaturday, November 21, 2020 at Northside Christian Church in Spring, Texas
C-tier · PDGA-sanctioned singles tournament

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About this tournament

Welcome to the 2020 Northside Open !!!!
Thanks to Sheldon Jefferson and Northside Christian Church for allowing Gorilla DG the honor of helping out!!!

ADDED CASH TO PROS !!
FREE PLAYERS PACK DISCS TO 1st 75 PLAYERS (guaranteed, potentially all ams)- Thanks to Northside Christian Church !!!!!
(premium plastic Innova disc-event specific)

Taking into consideration the gravity of the Covid situation, we are fully prepared to implement and include the following measures to promote, adhere and exceed PDGA suggested safety and social distancing protocol.
NO CADDIES
NO SPECTATORS


*By registering for this event, you have willfully acknowledged and agreed to adhere to the PDGA COVID-19 WAIVER below.

"EVENT PARTICIPANT COVID-19 WAIVER
I understand that participation in this event carries with it risk of injury or death and I, on behalf of myself, my heirs, administrators, executors, and assigns expressly release, forever discharge, and hold harmless [The Northside Open], [Sheldon Jefferson & Gorilla DG] and the PDGA (the "Releasees") for all personal injury, loss, damage to property, or death in connection with my participation in this event. Further, I understand and acknowledge that there currently exists a global pandemic associated with the disease COVID-19, that I am participating in this event at my own risk, that any safety precautions designed to protect against the spread of COVID-19 undertaken by the Releasees does not guarantee I will not contract COVID-19, and that, the foregoing notwithstanding, it is my specific intent to affirm my foregoing release of the Releasees with respect to any personal injury, loss, damage to property, or death I may experience from COVID-19 in connection with my participation in this event.

Signature ____________________________ Date: ____________"


ONLINE / FB PLAYERS MEETING-
All players are responsible for knowing all rules, procedures and protocols for the event. These can be found HERE and the online players meeting Friday before the event on the linked fb page, i will also add the transcript here.
ALL PLAYERS MUST AGREE to use digital scoring.


NO MORE THAN 4 PLAYERS ON ANY CARD.
Digital scorecards - players will have the opportunity to score and submit scorecards digitally on the PDGA webpage. This will require zero person to person contact.
6ft minimum distance rule - We will repeatedly suggest all players adhere to this suggestion
Lunch separation - Players will be encouraged and policed to stay distanced at lunch between rounds one and two.

SCHEDULE -
2 rounds of 18 holes
MPO, FPO, MP40, MP50, MP60, MA1, FA1, MA40 will play the standard 18 hole layout. Holes 8 and 16 will play from the alt tees.
MA50, MA60, MA2, FA2, MA3, FA3, MA4, FA4 will play the standard 18 hole layout. Hole 8 will play from the alt tee. Holes 1 and 18 will play from shorter alt tees.
BOTH rounds on tee-times-
Tee times will be posted on the PDGA event page-



Morning tee times will run from approx 8am to 11am, cards of 4 players 8 min intervals. This will minimize the amount of players near Headquarters at any one time. Warm-up areas will be designated, well away from HQ. We will limit the number of players allowed in these areas, players with approaching tee-times will have priority.

PM tee times-
Start Approx 12pm.
Cards will play with the same groups both rounds to minimize potential contact.

DIGITAL SCORING - https://www.pdga.com/apps/tournament/score/login

SCORING CODE-
nso2020

Payouts -
Payouts for Pro divisions will be done via Paypal.
Payouts for amateur divisions will be handled as each division comes in. They will be handled 3 at a time in order from 1st to last. We will rope off an area and have players/patrons in that area distanced. Additionally, we will ask that players sanitize their hands (provided by us) before and after looking through the inventory.
Novice divs will all receive entry fee value in merchandise
Sales-
ALL onsite sales will be handled as above, 3 at a time and same distancing measures apply.
Spectators (if allowed)- All above suggestions, especially the 6ft rule, will apply to spectators, if allowed. We would love for area residents and players to come out and follow along with the areas best, provided its done in a safe manner.



ENTRY FEE BREAKDOWN / PAYOUT SCHEDULE-
PDGA SANCTIONED C TIER payout. 45% AM / 40% Pro
$2 Gorilla series fee benefitting next years GHDGC
$3 PDGA fee
Every remaining dollar goes into payouts!!!
Novice divs will each receive entry fee value in merchandise.

ACEPOT
Will rollover to next event if not hit





ALL WAITLISTED PLAYERS THAT DO NOT GET IN WILL BE PROMPTLY REFUNDED POST EVENT

Refund policy

Gorilla Disc Golf is responsible for all refunds/cancellationsGorilla Disc Golf is responsible for all refunds/cancellations.


GDG refund policy-
GDG will refund any player in full (minus registration fees) if requested by email more than 72hrs before the start of event check-in.
GDG will refund any player in full (minus reg fees) up to 16hrs before check-in ONLY IF we can fill the spot.
ALL drops within 16 hours of the event- players will receive entry fee value in merchandise at vendors convenience.
No shows forfeit entry fees.


*exceptions can be made in certain circumstances.

ALL WAITLISTED PLAYERS THAT DO NOT GET IN WILL BE PROMPTLY REFUNDED POST EVENT
Online registration opens
September 25, 2020 at 6:00pm CDT
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Schedule

The schedule has not been posted yet.

Player Divisions & Entry Fees

$10 additional fee for players without current PDGA memberships.
For help choosing a division, see the PDGA guidelines
$65.00MPOOpen
$65.00FPOOpen Women
$65.00MP40Pro 40+
$65.00MP50Pro 50+
$65.00MP60Pro 60+
$55.00MA1Advanced
$45.00FA1Advanced Women
$55.00MA40Amateur 40+
$55.00MA50Amateur 50+
$55.00MA60Amateur 60+
$50.00MA2Intermediate
$45.00FA2Intermediate Women
$45.00MA3Recreational
$45.00FA3Recreational Women
$45.00MA4Novice
$45.00FA4Novice Women