2020 Queenstown Classic (South Island Championships) – 21st & 22nd March, followed by Doubles Tournament on 23rd

December 8th, 2019

The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd, followed by Doubles Tournament on Monday 23rd March 2020

Queenstown Disc Golf Club – PDGA C TIER Event

Queenstown Disc Golf Club
Two days of fun disc golf tournament in the beautiful Queenstown Gardens course.

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The 25th Annual The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic Disc Golf Tournament will take place in the stunning Queenstown Gardens, on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd, followed by two rounds of Doubles Tournament on Monday 23rd March 2020..

Kia Ora Huckers of New Zealand! 2020 is upon us, and with it comes a disc golf event you won’t want to miss! The 25th Annual Queenstown Classic Disc Golf tournament is nearly here. Not only is this event a celebration of 25 years of Queenstown Classic disc golf tournaments, but also Queenstown plays host to the South Island Championships! So slip on your fanciest socks, spit shine those drivers and prepare yourself for a weekend of unforgettable Disc Golf.

The 25th Queenstown Classic Disc Golf Tournament will take place in the stunning Queenstown Gardens, on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of March 2020. There will also be a 2 round doubles tournament held the following Monday, 23rd of March (Otago anniversary day).

The Singles Tournament (21-22nd March) will be played over 2 days on a specially created 25 hole course upon the Queenstown Gardens course (2 x 25 hole rounds Saturday, 2 x 25 holes Sunday), with Saturday’s rounds only being unseeded. There will also be a Fantastic Four round of 6 holes for the top 4 players. As always, there will be awesome prizes up for grabs, games, clinics, and multiple divisions of entry.

Tournament Director
Paul Child / Stu Gilchrist
Assistant Tournament Director/Official
Hemi Te Awhitu
Tournament Official
Akira Kuroe
Scoring Official
Roberts Krastins

EVENT PRICE
All Pro and Am divisions – $70 ($65 for current QDGC members)
Recreational – $65

$15 discount applies to early bird pre-registration i.e. $55 (or $50 for Recreational), cut-off 7.00pm Sunday 15th March. A further $5 discount applies to registered and current Queenstown Disc Golf Club members i.e. $50.

MAKING YOR PAYMENT
Please direct your registration payment to the Queenstown Disc Golf Club bank account:
Acc name – Queenstown Disc Golf Club
Bank – ASB Queenstown
Acc# – 12 3234 0043779 00
Particulars – Name
Reference – QTC2020
THIS EVENT WILL BE CAPPED AT 100 PLAYERS
This event is expected to fully book out with pre-registrations. However, should this not be the case, you can register on the day at the tournament HQ at 8am.
If needed, there will be a waiting list set up in the occurrence that the tournament is full, and there may be a possibility of withdrawals. *If you do withdraw from the event, you will be given a full refund, and your player pack will be offered to the next person on the waiting list.
REGISTRATION INCLUDES
-Entry into the 2020 Queenstown Classic / South Island championships tournament
-Entry into Monday doubles competition
-Commemorative tournament disc
-PDGA C tier (Pro/Am) and NZDG sanctioning
-Side games and spot prizes
-Lunch and refreshments on Saturday and Sunday
-Trophies in most divisions, including trophy for the lowest total score by a local player
-Prizes in all divisions including CTTP and Ace prize/s
DIVISIONS
Men’s Pro Open, Women’s Pro Open, Men’s Pro Masters, Women’s Am Masters, Men’s Am Grand Masters, Women’s Am Grand Masters, Men’s Am Senior Grand Masters, Under 18 boys and girls, Recreational.
*subject to change.

Note: Normal PDGA rules apply during the tournament, and local rules will be announced at the online players meeting.

**Players meeting is MANDATORY to watch. Course rules will be announced here.

**IMPORTANT** – Recreational division is not part of the NZDG tour. This division is for players who have not played in a NZ tour event. Sanctioning and tour points not available in this division.

EVENT SCHEDULE
Thursday 19th March
7:00pm Online players meeting via Queenstown disc golf Facebook page

Friday 20th March
3:00pm Course open for practise
8:00pm Groups and starting holes announced via QDGC Facebook page

Saturday 21st March
8:00am Card collection from tournament HQ, Queenstown Gardens
9:00am Tournament welcome and announcements
9:30am QT Classic round 1 – 25 x holes (random draw)
12:30pm Lunch (provided)
1:00pm Clinic #1 – Backhand and Forehand Basics, presented by Mikey Yu. Meet at hole 1
2:00pm QT Classic round 2 – 25 x holes (random draw)
5:30pm Clinic #2 – Maximising your drives, presented by Simon Feasey. Meet at Warren Park, Gorge Road (15 min walk, 5 min drive)
7:30pm Dinner, drinks and festivities at Smiths Craft Beer House
8:00pm Groups and starting holes for round 3 announced via QDGC Facebook page

Sunday 22nd March
8:00am Card collection (from Tournament HQ)
8.30am QT Classic round 3 – 25 x holes (seeded by overall score)
11.30pm Lunch (provided)
11:45 Clinic 3 – Putting, presented by Kyle Martin. Meet at Basket no. 1
12.30pm QT Classic round 4 – 25 x holes (seeded by overall score)
4:00pm Fantastic four – Top 4 players overall play 6 extra holes
5:00pm Prizegiving

Monday 23rd March
9:00am Tournament Doubles play – Round 1
1:00pm Tournament Doubles play – Round 2

Doubles play is a separate tournament event, played in supplement to the 25th Queenstown Classic. Players will submit their own teams, and prize giving for doubles winners will be conducted as a separate celebration. There will be no lunches provided on the Monday doubles event.

All efforts will be made to keep this tournament to schedule.

As always, SMALL PLANET DISC SPORTS will have a great selection of discs for sale over the weekend. No eftpos available. Cash only.

REGISTRATION
Pre-registration is closed