Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Queenstown Classic 2017

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

The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic

PDGA C TIER Event
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The 22nd Annual The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic Disc Golf Tournament will take place in the stunning Queenstown Gardens, on on March Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th, 2017.
This will be a 4 round Singles Tournament, played over 2 days on the 18 hole Queenstown Gardens course (2 rounds Saturday, 2 rounds Sunday), with the first round only being unseeded. There will be excellent trophies and lots of great prizes in the following 9 divisions: Open, Women, Masters, Masters Women, Grand Masters, Grand Master Women, Senior Grand Master, Under 18 (Juniors) and Recreational.

RESULTS
Full results are available on PDGA event page.

TOURNAMENTS DIRECTOR Paul Child

EVENT PRICE
$35 with a $5 discount for online pre-registration and payment prior to Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 (ie. $30), except for the Recreational category which is $30 with a $5 discount for online pre-registration.
There is a further $5 discount for the current members of the Queenstown Disc Golf Club (ie. $25 if pre-registered or $30 after 22 March).
Registration includes
– Lunch refreshments on Saturday
– Trophies in 8 divisions, plus trophy for the lowest score by a local player.
– Prizes for placings in all divisions

DIVISIONS
Open, Open Women, Master, Master Women, Grandmaster, Grandmaster Women, Senior Grandmaster, Under 18 and Recreational.
– Normal PDGA rules apply during the tournament, and local rules will be announced at the players’ meeting.

EVENT SCHEDULE
SATURDAY 25th March
8.45 am Registration at the rotunda, Queenstown Gardens
9.30 am Players’ meeting
10.00 am QT Classic round 1
12.30 pm Lunch (provided)
1.30 pm QT Classic round 2

SUNDAY 26th March
9.00 am Players’ meeting
10.00 am QT Classic round 3
12.30 pm Lunch (NOT provided)
1.30 pm QT Classic round 4
Followed by prize giving.

All efforts will be made to keep this tournament to schedule.
SMALL PLANET DISC SPORTS will have a great selection of discs for sale over the weekend.

Please direct deposit your payment to the Queenstown Disc Golf Club bank account:
Acc. Name: Queenstown Disc Golf Club
Bank: BNZ, Queenstown
Acc. #: 02 0948 0195770 00
Particulars: Your name      Reference: QC 2017

DISCOUNT FOR PRE-REGISTRATION
Pre-registration fee for the Queenstown Classic, with online registration and payment, is $30, except for the Recreational category which is $25. Pre-registration closes on Wednesday 22 March 2017.
A further $5 discount is applicable for members of the Queenstown Disc Golf Club i.e. $25 total if pre-registered or $30 after Wednesday 22 March.

ENQUIRIES
For enquiries please contact Paul Child, on either pdc14472@gmail.com, or phone 022 625 2647.

REGISTRATION
Entries now closed. See you in 2018!!

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

New Zealand Disc Golf Nationals 2017

New Zealand Disc Golf Nationals 2017

Dates – Friday 3rd February to Sunday 5th February 2017

Location – Paradise Trust Property, near Glenorchy, South Island, New Zealand

Event Info – PDGA Tier B
On the Friday 27 holes of modified best shot doubles
On the Saturday 27 holes of singles
On the Sunday 27 holes of singles followed by a Super 6 final (Top 6 players to play 6 more holes)

RESULTS
Full results are available on PDGA event page.

Accommodation – Limited accommodation will be available at the Paradise Trust Property and in the Rees Valley at $25 per night. There will also be accommodation in Glenorchy. You will be able to book on a first come first served basis when you have a confirmed entry to this event. Details to follow.

Price. The price of entry will be $140 for the Pro division and $100 for the Amateur division. This will include a players pack, lunch on Saturday & Sunday and dinner on Saturday night ….not to mention a thoroughly good time! Payment details to follow.

Numbers, and Phases of Registration – There will be a strict 100 player cut-off.

In an attempt to stagger the influx of registrations, the organising committee have arrived at the following registration time line:

Phase 1 – 1st August 2016
Pre-Registration will open for NZ Disc Golf members with the following criteria: Men must have finished in the top 50 men on the 2015 NZ Tour. Women must have finished in the top 10 women on the 2015 NZ Tour. (www.discgolfresults.com/Tour/2015)

Registration will be by online banking or by cash or cheque. Full details will follow.

Phase 2 – 15th August 2016
General Registration will open. i.e. open to all current NZ tour players and overseas players. It is strongly recommended players will have played in at least two NZ tour events or two PDGA events in their country of residence.

Phase 3 – Midnight on Monday 31st October 2016
Overseas entry will close and any leftover spots will then be available to NZ players.

Phase 4 – 16th December 2016
All registration will close, unless registration quota is full prior to this.

Order of entries/Priority. The order of entries received will be determined by the internet banking time stamp on the full entry fee payment (assuming the player is eligible) or in the case of a cheque or cash payment, according to the postmark of the package containing the entry fee payment. In the event that multiple entries are received simultaneously, firstly the player with the higher NZ 2015 tour ranking shall have priority and then the player with the lower PDGA number shall have priority.

If / when all available spots are occupied, a waiting list will be established. The spots will be granted to players on the waiting list in order of time of registration on the waiting list.

Wild cards may be granted.

Thanks for your interest!

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

2016 Discraft Ace Race – 1 October 2016

2016 Discraft Ace Race

The Queenstown disc golf club are proud to host the
2016 Discraft Ace Race
1 October 2016
Queenstown Gardens disc golf course (modified for Ace race)
2 x 18 holes.
Registration price – $50.00

In order to run it at Ace Race, you have to be properly geared up! Here’s the 2016 player pack:

Two premium ESP line prototype discs
One high performance wicking t-shirt
One premium disc golf towel
One reusable scorecard
One mini marker disc
One vinyl sticker
Valued at over $140.00

The chance to purchase mulligans will be available on the day. 36 mulligans available per player – $1 each.

Registration is not complete until payment has been recieved.

**IMPORTANT**
Because of shipping restrictions, registration will close ONE MONTH prior to the event. Registration closes 01/09/16.
That’s right, 1st of september 2016.

Last year we had 50 entrants. Lets try and smash that number. Let everyone know about this awesome, fun, exciting event. Everyone welcome. All levels. Holes will be modified so you will have real chances at Aces.

Registration

Please fill the following registration form and direct deposit your payment to the Queenstown Disc Golf Club bank account:
Acc. Name: Queenstown Disc Golf Club
Bank: BNZ, Queenstown
Acc. #: 02 0948 0195770 00
Particulars: Your name      Reference: AceRace 2016

Entries now closed

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

2016 Tucker Beach RUSH Disc Golf Tournament

Tucker Beach Rush Disc Golf Tournament

Tucker Beach “RUSH” disc golf tournament – **C TIER**

The Queenstown disc golf club are ready to host its second annual tournament of the year. The Tucker beach ‘Rush’ is set to return to the Wakatipu basin, and we are ready to showcase this beautiful part of New Zealand to the world.
A solid long game is still required but those soft finesse shots will be required also.

TD Hemi Te Awhitu

RESULTS
Full results are available on PDGA event page.

EVENT PRICE

$30 Queenstown disc golf club members if you pre register
$35 pre registration (closes Wednesday 27th July)
$40 on the Day
Registration includes
– Lunch on Saturday and light lunch on Sunday
– Hot tea and coffee
– Trophies in 6 divisions
– prizes for placings in all divisions

Please direct deposit your payment to the Queenstown Disc Golf Club bank account:
Acc. Name: Queenstown Disc Golf Club
Bank: BNZ, Queenstown
Acc. #: 02 0948 0195770 00
Particulars: Your name      Reference: TB 2016

DIVISIONS

– Mens open, Mens masters, Mens grand masters, Mens senior grand masters, Womans open, Under 18.

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

EVENT SCHEDULE

FRIDAY 29TH JULY
3.30pm Casual round at Gardens course

SATURDAY 30TH July
8.15am Registration at centre of the Tourney HQ
9.00am Players meeting
9.30am TB Rush round 1(TD draw)
12.30pm Lunch (more food options 10min drive)
1.30pm TB Rush round 2 (TD draw)

SUNDAY 31ST July
9.00am Players meeting
9.30am TB Rush round 3 (seeded)
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm Super 6
Followed by prizegiving.

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

SMALL PLANET DISC SPORTS will have a great selection of discs for sale over the weekend.

REGISTRATION
Now closed.

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Wakatipu Summer Disc Golf Tournaments 2016

Queenstown Disc Golf Club
Two days of fun disc golf tournaments on two beautiful courses.
Please note that the Paradise course is long and unforgiving, with tiger, disc-swallowing rough, so is open for intermediate and experienced players only.

The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic

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The 21st Annual The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic Disc Golf Tournament will take place in the Queenstown Gardens on Saturday 2nd of April, 2016.
The Queenstown Disc Golf Club invites you to attend our popular and long-standing Queenstown Classic tournament. This is a 36 hole (2×18) Singles Tournament, with the second round being seeded.

TOURNAMENTS DIRECTOR James Smithells

EVENT PRICE
$30 pre-registration, with payment (closes Wednesday 30 March)
$35 on the Day
Registration includes
– Lunch on Saturday
– Trophies in 7 divisions, plus trophy for the lowest score by a local player.
– Prizes for placings in all divisions

DIVISIONS
Open, Open Women, Master, Master Women, Grandmaster, Senior Grandmaster, Under 18.
– Normal PDGA rules apply during the tournament, and local rules will be announced at the players’ meeting.

EVENT SCHEDULE
FRIDAY 1st April
4 p.m. Visitors gather at Tee 1, for a welcome round with the locals. To be followed by a welcoming beer.

SATURDAY 2nd April
8.45am Registration at the rotunda, Queenstown Gardens
9.30am Players’ meeting
10.00am QT Classic round 1
12.30 p.m. Lunch
1.30pm QT Classic round 2
Followed by prize giving.
All efforts will be made to keep this tournament to schedule.
SMALL PLANET DISC SPORTS will have a great selection of discs for sale over the weekend.

Dart River Jet Safaris Paradise Plates

The 18th Annual Dart River Jet Safaris Paradise Plates Disc Golf Tournaments will be held at the Paradise Trust property on Sunday 3rd April, 2016.

This tournament is open for intermediate and experienced players only. The exceptionally beautiful Paradise course is especially marked out for the weekend, so is not available for play during the rest of the year. There is an 18 hole Doubles Tournament there in the morning, followed by an 18 hole Singles Tournament in the afternoon.

EVENT PRICE
$30 for both Doubles and Singles Paradise tournaments. $20 for either one. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged.
Registration includes
– Hot drinks
– Fruit
– Trophies in 7 divisions.
– Some prizes for placings in all divisions

DIVISIONS
As for the Queenstown Classic. Ditto with the rules.

EVENT SCHEDULE
SUNDAY 3rd April
8.30am Registration at the Garden of Eden, Paradise Trust property; Frisbee HQ.
Please note that there is NO DRIVING into the Garden of Eden; it is a beautiful 600 m walk from the parking area, through the Lord of the Rings scene setting where Boromir was killed by the Uruk Hai.

9.00am Players meeting
9.30 a.m. P Plates Doubles
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm P Plates Singles
Followed by prize giving.
The Paradise Trust property is just past Diamond Lake, Rapid No 1771, beyond Glenorchy (directions available on request). If you will be staying at Paradise, you will need to be self-sufficient e.g. food, camp stove, bedding. Hot drinks will be provided at Frisbee HQ. No camping, no dogs.

Please direct deposit your payment to the Queenstown Disc Golf Club bank account:
Acc. Name: Queenstown Disc Golf Club
Bank: BNZ, Queenstown
Acc. #: 02 0948 0195770 00
Particulars: Your name      Reference: WT 2016

DISCOUNT FOR PRE-REGISTRATION
Pre registration fee for the Queenstown Classic and Paradise Plates, with online registration and payment, is $60. Pre-registration closes on Wednesday 30 March.
A further $5 discount is applicable for members of the Queenstown Disc Golf Club i.e. $55 total.
For enquiries, including Paradise accommodation, please contact James Smithells, on either james.smithells@xtra.co.nz, or phone 03 442 4651, or 021 26 44 008.

REGISTRATION
Now closed.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

2016 New Zealand Disc Golf Championships

New Zealand Disc Golf Championships 2016 - Tucker Beach, Queenstown
Come to the Adventure capital of the world ‘Queenstown, New Zealand’.
Home of the Bungy Jump, world famous Fergburger, the 360degree jet boat spin, Lord of the rings scenery and the Disc Golf mecca of New Zealand.

Presenting the

2016 NEW ZEALAND DISC GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS
5th – 7th February (Waitangi weekend)
Hosted by Queenstown Disc Golf club and supported by……..
Small Planet Disc Sports
Discraft
New Zealand Disc Golf
Down Under Disc Evolution
Bid vest
RPM disc
Raeward fresh
Altitude brewing
Torpedo 7
And more…….

Tucker Beach Championship Disc Golf Course.

8 Divisions (Open, Masters, Grand masters, Senior grand masters, Woman’s open, Woman’s masters, Woman’s grand masters, Juniors).

ENTRY FEE…….$75
Entry fee includes an awesome player pack. Lunch on Saturday and Sunday. Complimentary water, tea and coffee, free sunscreen, complimentary beer from Altitude Brewing. Prizes available. Trophies in most divisions. Closest to the pin prizes. Awesome fun.

TOURNAMENT PLAY / PROCEDURES:
**Friday 5th February**

NZDGC Doubles championships
2 x 18 holes of doubles. (Format to be confirmed).

**Saturday 6th February**

8.15am Registration opens
9.00am Players meeting
9.30am NZDGC round 1 unseeded
12.30pm Lunch (provided)
2.00pm NZDGC round 2 seeded

Tournament dinner (prices and venue to be confirmed)

**Sunday 7th February**

8.45am Players meeting
9.15am NZDGC round 3
12.15pm Lunch (provided)
1.15pm Super six playoff
2.45pm Prizegiving

Normal PDGA rules apply and local rules will be announced at the players meeting.

QDGC will do their best to keep this tournament running to schedule.

REGISTRATION :
Entries now closed.

GETTING THERE :
Queenstown is serviced by a domestic and an international airport. With options to fly direct from major cities in New Zealand and most east coast cities in Australia.
Options available at :
www.airnewzealand.co.nz
www.jetstar.com
www.qantas.co.au
www.virginaustralia.com

WHERE TO STAY :
Queenstown has an abundance of things to do and plenty of accomodation options. With this being a public holiday weekend, we encourage you to organise accomodation early to avoid higher priced options. Go to www.queenstownnz.co.nz

GETTING AROUND :
Transport options include helicopter, bus, fighter jet, taxi, hot air ballon, walking, paraglider, skateboard, bicycle. I’m thinking that most of you will choose to rent a vehicle. Queenstown is a major international tourist destination, so most car hire companies are located in town or at the airport.

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Tucker Beach RUSH Disc Golf Tournament

Tucker Beach “RUSH” disc golf tournament

The Queenstown disc golf club are ready to host its second big tournament of the year. The tucker beach ‘Rush’ is set to return to the Wakatipu basin, and we are ready to showcase this beautiful part of New Zealand to the world.
This year see’s an extended course with some new hazards in place. A solid long game is still required but those soft finesse shots will be required also.

TD Hemi Te Awhitu

EVENT PRICE

$35 pre registration (closes Wednesday 22nd July)
$40 on the Day
Registration includes – players pack
– Light lunch on Saturday
– Hot tea and coffee
– CTTP prize
– Trophies in 6 divisions
– prizes for placings in all divisions

DIVISIONS

– Mens open, Mens masters, Mens grand masters, Mens senior grand masters, Womans open, Under 18. **If there is only one entry into a particular division, that entrant will be put into the next lowest division where it will make at least two entrants.

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

EVENT SCHEDULE

SATURDAY 25TH July
8.15am Registration at centre of the universe/tee 1
9.00am Players meeting
9.30am TB Rush round 1
12.30pm Light lunch and refreshments (more food options 10min drive)
1.30pm TB Rush round 2

SUNDAY 26TH July
9.00am Players meeting
9.30am TB Rush round 3 (seeded)
1.00pm Super 6
Followed by prizegiving.

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

SMALL PLANET DISC SPORTS will have a great selection of discs for sale over the weekend.

REGISTRATION
Registration now closed.

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Frisbee Golf Doubles: Winter Wind-Up

Date: Saturday 20th June
Time: Meet at 12.30pm for a 1.00pm start
Location: Queenstown Gardens rotunda
Price: $10.00 each for frisbee golfers, spectators free

Format: Open and Mixed Doubles

Grab a friend and try your hand at Frisbee Golf. Ambrose Doubles is a fun format where people play in pairs and both partners play every throw. The best throw is selected then both players take their next throw from that position. This enables you and your partner to both help each other out and typically get lower scores than you would by yourself. There are two divisions in this Ambrose tournament – Open and Mixed Doubles.

Prizes for first, second, and third.

Enter on the day. Registration at the rotunda in the Queenstown Gardens, by the Lily Pond, from 12 p.m. for a 1.00pm start.

Get into it, we know you are going to love it!

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Wakatipu Summer Disc Golf Tournaments 2015

Three days of disc golf tournaments, on three different courses, to celebrate 20 years of The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic Disc Golf Tournament. Please note that the Paradise courses are long and unforgiving, with tiger, disc-swallowing rough, so more suited for experienced players, rather than beginners.

The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic

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The 20th Annual The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic Disc Golf Tournament will take place in the Queenstown Gardens on Saturday 7th March, 2015.

This is a 36 hole (2×18) Singles Tournament, with the second round being seeded. There will be excellent trophies, and lots of good prizes in the following Divisions:

  • Open
  • Women
  • Masters
  • Grandmasters
  • Masters Women
  • Senior Grandmasters
  • Under 18

Lunch refreshments will be provided.

Gather beside the Queenstown Gardens rotunda at 9.30, for a 10 am start.

Entry fee for the tournament is $40, which includes a 20 years Tournament T-shirt.

AJ Hackett Bungy Hole in One Competition

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The AJ Hackett Bungy Hole in One competition will be held right after the Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic.
A special hole will be set up across the lily pond in Queenstown Gardens. A voucher for the Nevis Swing (includes Photos & Video, RRP$275) will be up for grab, thanks to AJ Hackett Bungy.

Dart River Jet Safaris Paradise Plates

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The 17th Annual Dart River Jet Safaris Paradise Plates Disc Golf Tournament will be held at the Paradise Trust property on Sunday 8th March, 2015.

There is an 18 hole Doubles Tournament there on the Sunday morning, with trophies available. This will be followed by an 18 hole Singles Tournament in the afternoon. There will be prizes for the winners in some divisions.

In the Singles, the Divisions are:

  • Open
  • Women
  • Masters
  • Grandmasters
  • Masters Women
  • Senior Grandmasters
  • Under 18

Gather at the Garden of Eden at 9 am, for a 9.30 am start for the Doubles.

The Singles starts at 1.30 pm.

Entry fee for the whole day is $25. Or play both Paradise days for $35.

As part of the tournament, there will be a New Zealand Disc Golf Jungle of Fame party on the Sunday evening. Dress as your own Jungle animal, or any animal whatsoever.

Koru Discs Hobbit Holes Tournament

The Inaugural Koru Discs Hobbit Holes Disc Golf Tournament will take place on the new course at Paradise on Monday 9th March, 2015

This is an 18 hole Singles Tournament.

Gather at the Garden of Eden at 10 on Monday for a 10.30 start.

Entry fee for the tournament is $20.

The Paradise Trust property is just past Diamond Lake, Rapid No 1771, beyond Glenorchy (directions available on request). Accommodation there is fully booked in 2015. If you have booked into Paradise, you will need to be self-sufficient e.g. food, camp stove. Hot drinks will be provided at Frisbee HQ. No camping, no dogs.

 

Enquiries and Registration

Registration now closed.

For enquiries, please contact James Smithells, on either james.smithells@xtra.co.nz, or phone 03 442 4651, or 021 26 44 008.

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Inaugural Tucker Beach – Rush Disc Golf Championships

tucker-beach-compTucker Beach disc golf course is not for the faint hearted. You’ll need to make your discs fly well. At 2,125 mtrs in length, with 5 par 4’s and a 255mtr par 5, this course will test the biggest arms. Don’t forget that Queenstown has some beautiful mountains with the white fluffy stuff on them so if your up for a slide then don’t forget your skis and boards.

Massive thanks to our sponsors Small Planet Disc Sports, Discraft, Shotover Jet, AJ Hackett, Rydges Hotels, R&R Sports, Outside Sports, H&J Outdoor World, @Thai restaurant and the many other supporters of the Queenstown Disc Golf Club. Special mention to ‘Pub on Wharf’ for their support also.

EVENT PRICE
$35 pre registration (closes 23rd July) or $40 on the day.

REGISTRATION includes:

  • Players’ pack (including TOURNAMENT STAMPED DISC, Discraft pencil and sticker)
  • Hot sausage and bread on the Saturday
  • Hot coffee on Sat and Sun
  • Trophies in 6 Divisions
  • CTTP prize
  • Amazing prizes up for grabs

DIVISIONS
Mens open, Masters, Grandmasters, Senior Grandmasters, Womens open and Under 18’s.

Normal 2014 PDGA rules will apply during the tournament, and local rules will be announced at players’ meeting.

EVENT SCHEDULE

SATURDAY 26 July
8.15am Registration at Centre of the universe / Tee 1 9.00am Players’
meeting 9.30am TB Rush round 1 12.30pm BYO Lunch (complimentary sausage and bread and hot coffee will be available. Food options 10 min drive away) 1.30pm TB Rush round 2

SUNDAY 27 July
9.00am Players’ meeting
9.30am TB Rush round 3
1.00pm ‘Super 6’ – followed by prize giving

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

SMALL PLANET DISC SPORTS will have a big selection of discs for sale over the weekend.

REGISTRATION
Registration now closed.