Wakatipu Summer Disc Golf Tournaments

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.

DISCOUNT FOR PRE-REGISTRATION
Total entry 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.

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