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Tournaments / Thursday Throwdown at Swope, 10/6/16 PDGA C-tier
« on: September 19, 2016, 09:11:52 PM »

PDGA C-tier tournament - on a THURSDAY!

This is for those that have a non-traditional work schedule, or vacation time to burn.

Two rounds of 18 holes.  This is not a flex start, it is a normal 2 round shot gun start tournament.

Pre-registration (very much appreciated to make the morning go smooth) is at:

Day of registration and player check in is from 8:15 - 9am, with a player meeting as soon as we're ready.

Morning round, then lunch on your own, afternoon round, then payouts.

Costs and Payout Structure:

$22 Pro divisions.  $2 towards PDGA fees, $1 to KCFDC (from Maverick DG), $20 towards payout.
$22 Advanced divisions: $2 towards PDGA fees, $1 to KCFDC (from Maverick DG) $20 towards merchandise payout.  No player pack.
$22 Intermediate divisions: $2 towards PDGA fees, $1 to KCFDC (from Maverick DG) $10 merchandise player pack voucher, $10 towards merchandise payout.
$16 Recreational divisions: $1 towards PDGA fees, $1 to KCFDC and PDGA (from Maverick DG), $15 merchandise player pack voucher, no additional payout.

+$10 for non-current PDGA members.  By the way - If you register with the PDGA on October 1st or later, the membership will carry through until December 2017.  May as well become a member or renew your membership.

Ace Fund:
$2.  Pays out 100% cash if an ace is actually hit during play.  Otherwise, pays out 100% as merchandise credit after second round during CTP.


All rocks OB. All streets and beyond are OB. Normal course mandos in play.  Pretty standard stuff.
1. Short
2. Medium
3. Regular 3 pad to long across driveway. Will need to block parking lot. OK for a weekday. Drive way itself is a river.
4. Medium
5. Long pad to long left
6. Long
7. Back fence
8. Medium
9. Short
10. Medium
11. Medium
12. Back corner fence
13. Long pad to left cliff corner
14. Short
15. Short near tri-pod tree
16. Regular tee middle medium pin.
17. Short with mando
18. Long pad to short pin

Tournaments / Big Blue Monster 2016 11/5/16
« on: September 09, 2016, 11:31:24 AM »

Registration link is open:

This tournament will have two pools. Each pool plays one round of 18 holes.

First Pool: Original Long 18 holes.

Original 18 set in the maximum length possible which will include new pin placements on 3-4 holes that are even longer. Approximately 11,500 feet, par 74. Divisions for this pool:
ALL OPEN ($22 - pays out $20 per player)
ALL ADVANCED ($20 Player pack disc and additional payout)
ALL INTERMEDIATE ($20 Player pack disc and additional payout)
ALL RECREATIONAL ($15 Player pack only - premium Innova disc)
JUNIORS 1 (18 & UNDER) ($15 Player pack only - premium Innova disc)

Second Pool: Junior / Exec 9 holes (x 2 laps)

This is the Blue Valley Short Course - Smaller 9 hole course played twice back to back without a break. This is not as easy as it may seem. 5400 feet, part 56. Still has some pretty significant elevation. Divisions for this pool:
ALL NOVICE ($10 Player pack only - base Innova disc)
ALL JUNIOR DIVISIONS II AND BELOW (15 & UNDER) ($10 Player pack only - base Innova disc)

Disc stamp:

Tournaments / Raymore Rumble Presented by INNOVA 10/1/16
« on: August 25, 2016, 09:14:16 AM »

This will be the first PDGA Sanctioned tournament at Recreation Park in Raymore, MO. 

Registration is open:

PDGA C PRO / B AM TIER Tournament.

Pro is 100% payout after PDGA fees.

Am Player Pack for those that sign up prior to September 18 will be:

- Innova Premium Disc (last two tournaments were the Mystere and the Savant. Rumor is this one will be the Gargoyle)
 - Innova cotton t-shirt
 - Innova mesh hat
 - mini, sticker, pencil

You also have the option of foregoing the player pack for a $15 discount if you sign up before 9/18.

After 9/18, the 'No Player Pack' option will not be available, and the above player pack will not be available as I have to order them two weeks prior.  Instead, the PP will be an Innova disc of some sort (not determined yet but not the exclusive tournament disc above) and a shirt from current stock (i.e. size not guaranteed).

Leagues / Clean up events from front page
« on: July 26, 2016, 01:12:49 PM »
Maybe it's time to clean up events from front page.  For example - Wandering Wednesdays is no longer running.

Limestone Classic in Cottonwood Falls, KS.  CF, KS is about 15 miles west of Emporia.  This course was designed by Eric McCabe and will be the first PDGA sanctioned tournament at the 'other' Swope Park.



Dynamic Discs
Walnut River Brewing Company
Chase Disc Golf

Lunch will be available for purchase on site by Southfork Smokeshack.

Free beer will be provided after last round by Walnut River to those of legal age.  Bring an ID.

While this doesn't solve all of the problems with the various World Championship invitation process, it does take steps towards a better process.

Tournaments / Atchison Aviatrix, 6/18/16 C/B-Tier, Atchison, KS
« on: May 29, 2016, 08:47:50 PM »

Next Maverick DG tournament is the Atchison Aviatrix on June 18.

For early registrants that register before June 6 at 6 AM, (One week away) the Am player pack will be:
Innova Champion Savant - only released via tournaments (or you can swop for one of the discs listed below)
Innova cotton t-shirt
Innova mesh baseball cap
Mini, stickers, etc.

For all other Amateur players that register after 6 am June 6 or the day of, the player pack will be
Innova Pro plastic disc (R-Pro Boss, Pro Destroyer, Pro JK Aviar)
Shirt (various cotton and dri-fits in stock)

Registration link:

Same ranger that installed the Longview Course at Perry Lake is installing a new course at Bloomington Park on the west side of Clinton Lake west of Lawrence.  Technically, this is Clinton, KS.  Kent Bryan helped lay out the course itself.

Should be open mid-summer?

Tee pads have been poured. Some clearing has been done. This course is more open and less maintenance then Longview is. Very nice tee pads. From what I could tell, some wooded holes, some wide open holes, good use of elevation. Easily accessible to other park features like camping, etc., so I think it will be used more by people just getting into the game.

From what I can tell, several holes will be in this area.  I'm certain the grass will be mowed down. 

Carolyn's Dirty Water Open at Rose Park in McLouth, KS on May 28, 2016.

The work crews out at Rose Park have done quite a bit of work on the back holes around the pond.  It will be noticeably better than it was last year when it was only 6 weeks old at tournament time.

This will be a ratings based tournament similiar to the Big Blue Monster last fall.

Registration is open.  Tournament flyer will be posted soon.

All divisions are $25. 

Gold division is Pro - Open and will pay as Cash or Merchandise credit for those that want to retain Am status.

Rest of divisions pays as merchandise.
All ams will receive a Gateway disc (various molds will be available).

Purle division (<800 Rating) will receive a bonus pack item with no additional payout.

Registration is here:


Longview Open presented by Innova Champion Discs

One day event with 2 rounds of 18 holes.  Divisions are split between Saturday April 9, 2016 and Sunday April 10, 2016

Divisions and Entry Fee

Saturday, April 9

All Advanced - $37
All Recreational - $26
Junior 2 Boys & Girls - $26

Sunday, April 10

Open - $54
Pro Women / Masters / Grandmasters - $49
All Intermediate - $33
All Novice - $26
Junior 1 Boys & Girls - $26

Registration can be found here:  (Make sure you register on the correct day).

Check in is at Hog Holler Saloon, the restaurant / bar directly across the street from the disc golf course.  Lunch will be made available for purchasing.  Instead of pre-selling the lunch tickets, you can buy them directly from HHS.


Innova Champion Discs
Maverick Disc Golf
Hog Holler Saloon
Dawn to Dusk Disc Golf Club (Topeka, KS)

This tournament is an Educational Disc Golf Experience Tournament Sponsor.  $1 of all entry fees + 100% match from Maverick Disc Golf will be donated to the EDGE Program.


Player pack will be one each of:

Event Exclusive Premium Golf Disc (in the past, these have been the newest discs Innova has been releasing such as Lepoard3, Commander, etc.  I do not know what it will be).

Innova Core Performance Tee
Adjustable Mesh Cap
Goodie bag with swirly mini, sticker and pencil.

If you register on line before Monday, March 28, 2016, you will be assured of getting a shirt of the size you choose.  After that, correct shirt size is not certain.

Special thank you to Scott Oswalt for the great design work and putting up with my need to tweak stuff.  Thanks Scott!



First Maverick DG tournament in 2016. 

Registration opens 1/1/16 at 12 Noon.

Two rounds of 18 holes at Kanza Park.  Long and Short Tees will be utilized. Rec Men, Rec Women, Intermediate Women, all Juniors and Advanced Senior Grandmaster will use short tees.

PDGA Sanctioned C/B-Tier Tournament. PDGA Membership is not required, but a $10 fee will apply for non-members. PDGA membership / fee does not apply to Junior divisions.

$47 - Open
$42 - Pro Women, Master, Grandmaster
$32 - All Advanced Divisions
$27 - All Intermediate Divisions
$21 - All Recreational Divisions
$17 - Junior 1 & 3, Boys and Girls

In the registration process, if there is not a division open that you would like to see open, let me know, and I'll open it.  However, if a minimum of 4 participants are not in the division, there is a 90% likelihood it will be condensed down to the next appropriate division.

$5 - Dynamic Discs Ace / CTP fund:
Instead of a cash payout, a DD Ranger Bag will be given for the Ace Fund. If no ace is hit, a CTP will be done after second round to determine winner. If more than 1 ace, then only those players will do CTP.  When 41 players opt for Fund, a second bag will be given.

More information will be provided later regarding player pack, any modified layouts, etc.  As we did last year, the tee boxes will be expanded to allow players to use the small triangle concrete markers, or the grass to the side.

Player Pack for all Ams. Disc selections will be announced later after Innova order confirmation.

There will be a CTP or Win your Card, Win a Prize. Prize item yet to be determined.

Edit - 12/30/15 - 10:12 updated poster
Edit - 01/01/16 - 10:24 updated tee length descriptions
Edit - 01/01/16 - 11:10 added ACE/CTP Fund description

There used to be 2 very 'meh' 9 hole courses at Clinton Lake State Park Lawrence KS.  They were pulled due to baskets being stolen.  A new 11-hole course with defined fairways that combine the best of the previous 2 has been reinstalled.  The flow is a lot different and I was very glad to see it put back.  It is a ton better.  I would recommend giving it a try this winter.  it does cost to get into Kansas State Parks.

Found and Lost / BB5098
« on: December 12, 2015, 09:20:00 AM »
Who marks their discs BB5098?

Harold is working and Jeff is sick (?).

I offered to run it this week.

Considering Blue Valley MO with showmeDoug's new settings.  Once it is confirmed where the settings are and playability, I'll make the final call.  Hopefully by Thursday mid-afternoon.

It may just be one afternoon round.  Or, we may actually travel between rounds. 

I'll post more later.

General Banter / What types of beer do disc golfers like?
« on: December 06, 2015, 06:40:23 PM »
I think that maybe my view on beer may skew what I think other disc golfers drink, so I'm curious on what you actually prefer.  This could be good information not only for the events I run, but also for those that help with Disc Golf Day, Ice Bowl, KCWO, etc.


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