Monday, February 26th, 2018

2018 Dart River Jet Safaris Paradise Plates

Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th of April 2018

PDGA C TIER Event

Queenstown Disc Golf Club
Two days of fun disc golf tournament on New Zealand’s most beautiful course, in Paradise.
Dart River Safari

The 19th Annual Dart River Jet Safaris Paradise Plates Disc Golf Tournament will take place on the spectacular Paradise Trust property course, on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th of April 2018.

This will be a 54 hole Singles Tournament, played over 2 days on the 18 hole Paradise course (1 x 18 hole round and 1 x 9 hole half round Saturday, 1 x other half 9 hole round and 1 x 18 hole Sunday), with the first round on Saturday being unseeded.

PLEASE NOTE that the Paradise tournament is not suitable for beginner players. Intermediate level upwards only, please.

TOURNAMENTS DIRECTOR
James Jaguar Smithells

EVENT PRICE
$45 with a $5 discount for online pre-registration and payment prior to Sunday 1st April (i.e. $40).
There is a further $5 discount for current members of the Queenstown Disc Golf Club (i.e. $35 if pre-registered or $40 after 1st April).
Registration includes
– Entry into the Paradise Plates tournament
– Lunch refreshments on Saturday and Sunday
– Trophies in 8 divisions
– Some prizes in all divisions

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

EVENT SCHEDULE
SATURDAY 7th April 2018
8.30 am Registration at Frisbee HQ, Paradise Trust Property, Rapid No. 1771, Glenorchy-Paradise Rd (Directions available on request).
9 am Players’ meeting
9.30 am P Plates Round 1 – 18 x holes (random draw)
1 pm Lunch (provided)
2ish pm Round 2- 9 x holes (seeded by division)
7 pm Shared dinner at Garden of Eden
Evening Jungle of Fame party

SUNDAY 8th April
9.30 am Player meeting
10 am P Plates Round 2 – other 9 x holes (seeded by division)
12 pm Lunch (provided)
1ish pm P Plates Round 3 – 18 x holes (seeded by division)
5 pm prizegiving
Evening Informal gathering at Garden of Eden

MONDAY 9th April
10 am. Deconstruction of the course. We encourage everyone present to assist.

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

ACCOMMODATION
Please contact James Smithells on james.smithells@xtra.co.nz to book accommodation on site.
Off-site accommodation is available, 14 km away, once limited on site beds are gone.
A quaint cottage in Glenorchy, 18 km away, sleeping six, is available until 28 February deadline.
Accommodation needs to be paid for ahead of time; minimum of two nights. Three nights available; 6th, 7th, 8th.
$25/night/person, except Annexe, $50/night/person.

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: PP 2018

DISCOUNT FOR PRE-REGISTRATION
Pre-registration fee for the Paradise Plates Classic, with online registration and payment, is $40. Pre-registration closes on Sunday 1st April.
A further $5 discount is applicable for members of the Queenstown Disc Golf Club i.e. $35 total if pre-registered or $40 after Sunday 1st April.

REGISTRATION

    If you have any issues with the online registration form, please contact webmaster@queenstowndiscgolf.co.nz

    Name *

    Address *

    Division *

    Phone and/or Mobile *

    Email *

    Date of Birth*
    / /

    PDGA Number (if applicable)

    I agree to the Paradise Plates 2018 Terms & Conditions:

    Add me to the Queenstown Disc Golf Club email list:

    ENQUIRIES
    For enquiries please contact James Smithells on either james.smithells@xtra.co.nz, or phone 021 2644 008.

    Monday, February 5th, 2018

    2018 Queenstown Classic – 3-4 March

    The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic

    Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th March 2018

    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 23rd Annual The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic Disc Golf Tournament will take place in the stunning Queenstown Gardens, on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th March 2018.
    This will be a 4 round Singles Tournament, played over 2 days on the 18 hole Queenstown Gardens course (2 x 18 hole rounds Saturday, 1 x 18 hole and 1 x 9 hole rounds Sunday), with Saturdays rounds only being unseeded, followed by a Super round for the Top 4 players. There will be excellent trophies and lots of great prizes in 8 divisions.

    TOURNAMENTS DIRECTOR
    Paul Child

    EVENT PRICE
    $40 with a $5 discount for online pre-registration and payment prior to Sunday 25th of February (ie. $35), except for the Recreational division which is $30 with a $5 discount for online pre-registration. (ie. $25).
    There is a further $5 discount for the current members of the Queenstown Disc Golf Club (ie. $30 if pre-registered or $35 after 25th February).
    Registration includes
    – Entry into the Queenstown a Classic tournament including spot prizes and side games
    – Lunch refreshments on Saturday
    – Trophies in 8 divisions, including trophy for the lowest score by a local player.
    – Prizes in all divisions

    DIVISIONS
    Open, Open Women, Master, Master Women, Grandmaster, Senior Grandmaster, Under 18 and Recreational (must not have played any other NZDG sanctioned tournament).
    – Normal PDGA rules apply during the tournament, and local rules will be announced at the players’ meeting.

    **IMPORTANT** – Recreation division is not part of the NZDG tour. Sanctioning and tour points not available in this division.

    EVENT SCHEDULE
    Friday 2nd March
    4.00pm Social meet and great at Tee 1 followed by casual doubles

    Saturday 3rd March
    8.45 am Registration at the rotunda, Queenstown Gardens
    9.30 am Players’ meeting
    10.00 am QT Classic round 1 – 18 x holes (random draw)
    12.30 pm Lunch (provided)
    1.30 pm QT Classic round 2 – 18 x holes (random draw)

    SUNDAY 4th March
    8.45am Player meeting/Card collection
    9.15 am QT Classic round 3 – 18 x holes (seeded by division)
    11.30am Lunch (NOT provided)
    12.30pm QT Classic round 4 – 9 x holes (seeded by division)
    2.00pm Fantastic four – Top 4 players overall play extra holes
    3.30pm 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.

    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 2018

    DISCOUNT FOR PRE-REGISTRATION
    Pre-registration fee for the Queenstown Classic, with online registration and payment, is $35, except for the Recreational category which is $30. Pre-registration closes on Sunday 25th February.
    A further $5 discount is applicable for members of the Queenstown Disc Golf Club i.e. $30 total if pre-registered or $35 after Sunday 25th February.

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

    Monday, September 25th, 2017

    Help Us Save the Tucker Beach Course

    Dear disc golf friends and families,

    We are facing a serious threat of closure of the Tucker Beach disc golf course.

    We have set up a petition on change.org. All the information, from the background story to the details of the problem, is there. Please read and sign the petiton. Share with your friends and families, spread the word.

    WE NEED YOUR HELP. DESPERATELY. Without it, the course will be gone for good.

    Every single signature counts. Please. Help us.

    www.change.org/p/department-of-conservation-save-tucker-beach-disc-golf-course-queenstown-new-zealand

    Dear media representatives,

    Queenstown Disc Golf Club would highly appreciate your media coverage on this matter. For contact, please submit the form on the Contact page or email to info@queenstowndiscgolf.co.nz. Or visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/QueenstownDiscGolf and message us or leave a comment. We will get back to you as soon as we can. Thank you.

    Friday, August 4th, 2017

    2017 Discraft ACE RACE – 7 October 2017

    2017 Discraft Ace Race

    The Race Is On!

    The Queenstown disc golf club is proud to be hosting its 4th Discraft Ace Race.

    Each year, disc golfers from around the world gather at their local courses for one purpose: to throw aces! No putting, no approaching… just runnin’ at the chains.

    2017 Discraft Ace Race
    Queenstown gardens disc golf course (modified for Ace Race).
    7th October 2017
    2 x rounds of 18 holes
    Registration price – $50.00

    In order to run it at the Ace Race, you have to be properly geared up! Here’s the 2017 player pack…

    Two ESP prototype discs
    Discraft Ace Race shirt
    Awesome mini Buzzz
    Discraft mini marker
    Reusable scorecard
    Stickers and pencils
    Valued at over $120.00

    The chance to purchase mulligans will be available on the day. 36 mulligans available per player.

    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 7th September 2017.

    The winner of this years Discraft Ace Race will win a sweet Discraft bag full of discs. And a very unique Ace Race trophy disc. Last year we had over 50 entrants. Let’s see if we can top that.

    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

    Entries for Ace Race 2017 have been closed.

    Thursday, June 8th, 2017

    2017 Tucker Beach RUSH Disc Golf Tournament

    Tucker Beach Rush Disc Golf Tournament

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

    Queenstown disc golf club is once again proud to host its second annual New Zealand disc golf tour tournament for the year.
    Again we are ready to showcase this beautiful part of New Zealand to the world. A solid long game is required but those soft finesse shots should be kept on call. Some slight changes to the course will keep you on your toes. 63 holes of delight.

    4th Tucker beach ‘Rush’ disc golf tournament
    29-30 July 2017
    *PDGA – C Tier*
    Tournament director – Hemi Te Awhitu

    EVENT PRICE
    $40 on the day
    $35 for club members and pre registrations
    **Pre registration closes 26/07/17**
    Registration includes
    – Each player will recieve a sponsored goodie bag
    – Lunch on Saturday
    – Hot tea and coffee
    – Trophies in 6 divisions
    – Prizes for placings in all divisions

    Please direct your registration payment to the Queenstown Disc Golf Club bank account:
    Acc name – Queenstown disc golf club
    Bank – BNZ Queenstown
    Acc# – 02 0948 0195770 00
    Particulars – Name
    Reference – TB 2017

    DIVISIONS
    Mens Open, Mens Masters, Mens Grand Masters, Mens Senior Grand Masters, Womens Open, Womens Masters, Womens Grand Masters, Juniors (U18)

    EVENT SCHEDULE
    Friday 28th July
    1.00pm course open for practice

    Saturday 29th July
    8.15am Tourney HQ open for CHECK IN/CARD COLLECTION and
    late registrations
    9.00am Registration closes
    9.30am TB Rush round 1 18 holes (TD draw)
    12.30pm ish Lunch provided (more food options 10 mins drive)
    1.30pm TB Rush round 2 18 holes (TD draw)

    SATURDAY NIGHT gathering at Smiths craft beer house on Shotover St. Great beer, award winning burgers, and good banter.

    Sunday 30th July
    8.30am CARD COLLECTION
    9.00am TB Rush round 3 18 holes (seeded by division)
    12.30pm ish Lunch BYO
    1.30pm TB Rush round 4 (9 holes) (seeded by division)
    Followed by prize giving

    All efforts will be made to keep to schedule.

    Normal PDGA rules apply. Local and other rules will be posted on this event page closer to the tournament date.
    Starting groups will also be posted on this event page on the Friday 28th July.

    SMALL PLANET DISC SPORTS will have a great selection of discs for purchase at tournament HQ. Cash sales only.

    Event Facebook Page
    https://www.facebook.com/events/317274392043092/

    REGISTRATION

      Name *

      Address *

      Division *

      Phone and/or Mobile *

      Email *

      Date of Birth*
      / /

      PDGA Number (if applicable)

      Add me to the Queenstown Disc Golf Club email list:

      If you have any issues on the online registration form please contact webmaster@queenstowndiscgolf.co.nz

      Thursday, June 8th, 2017

      2017 Tucker Beach NO RUSH Disc Golf Tournament

      Tucker Beach No Rush Disc Golf Tournament

      Do you consider yourself as a disc golf weekend hacker?

      Or maybe someone who doesn’t feel quite up to playing with the big boys in the competitive tournaments?

      Well the Tucker Beach ‘NO RUSH’ Disc Golf Tournament is designed for those golfers out there who consider themselves as a beginner, novice or recreational player. Men or woman, it doesn’t matter.

      This one day (2 x 18 holes) tournament will give you the chance to have a taste of what its like to step up another level from absolute novice to amatuer. Not officially included on the New Zealand disc golf tour, you’ll play alongside some of New Zealands best disc golfers, on the same course, with the same conditions, the same rules.

      It’s all about trying to get new people involved with a slightly more competitive side of disc golf. Don’t be afriad. It’s all good fun. Challenge yourself.

      Tucker Beach ‘NO RUSH’ Disc Golf Tournament
      30th July 2017
      Tounament director – Hemi Te Awhitu

      EVENT PRICE
      $25 – you can pre register or payable on the day
      All registered players will get a small sponsored goodie bag
      There will be prizes for placings in both divisions
      Complimentary hot tea and coffee available

      Please direct your registration payment to the Queenstown disc golf club bank account:
      Acc name – Queenstown disc golf club
      Bank – BNZ Queenstown
      Acc # – 02 0948 0195770 00
      Particulars – Name
      Reference – NoRush2017

      Divisions – Mens open, Womans open

      EVENT SCHEDULE
      Sunday 30th July
      8.00am Registration opens
      8.40am Registration closes
      9.00am TB No Rush round 1
      12.30pmish Lunch BYO (food options 10min drive)
      1.30pm TB No Rush round 2 (seeded)
      Followed by prize giving

      All efforts will be made to keep this tournament to schedule
      Normal PDGA rules apply. Local rules will be posted on this event page closer to the tournament date.

      Small Planet Disc Sports will have a great selection of discs for sale at the tournament HQ. Cash sales only.

      Event Facebook Page
      https://www.facebook.com/events/131821077386854/

      REGISTRATION
      Entries now closed. See you in 2018!!

      Thursday, June 8th, 2017

      2017 Winterfest Wind Up Doubles Tournament

      2017 Winterfest Wind Up Doubles Tournament

      25 June 2017

      Grab a friend and try your hand at Disc golf. 2 x rounds of modified 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 Men and Mixed doubles. Local rules will be announced at the player meeting on the day. Everyone welcome. Get into it, we know you are going to love it.

      Registration on the day at the Queenstown gardens rotunda at 9am.
      $20 per player ($40 per pairing)
      First round starts at 10.00am. Second round starts approx 1.30pm
      Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd in each division.
      BYO lunch.

      Event Facebook Page
      https://www.facebook.com/events/227058381110520/

      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

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