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General Banter / Re: Innova? Innova!
« on: September 04, 2014, 07:40:42 pm »
As far as Aviars,

DX?
KC  Pro?
JK Pro?
Yeti?

Champion drivers?

Big bead, no bead?


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General Banter / Re: Innova? Innova!
« on: September 04, 2014, 07:39:34 pm »
In general - I prefer Star, GStar, Starlite.

I don't think the Champion Glow glows very well.  But it does seem to be a bit more stable than standard Champion.

I strongly prefer Jolly Launcher (Gummy, right?) Champion over regular Champion.

I'm curious about:

TL3
Teebird3
Nova
Krait




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General Banter / Re: Innova? Innova!
« on: September 04, 2014, 07:36:45 pm »
There is a reason why I'm asking but I'd rather not get the cart before the horse

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General Banter / Innova? Innova!
« on: September 04, 2014, 07:33:05 pm »
So, curious what your favorite Innova models and plastics are?

Mine are:

Yeti Pro Aviar (bagged)
Mako - Star (indispensable)
Gator - Star (sometimes bagged) and beat DX (putter when playing GBO windy)
TL - Pro and Star (both bagged)
Teebird - GStar (bagged)
Valkyrie - Star, Starlite, (both bagged) Echo Start, Champion, Glow Champion in that order all as backups
Destroyer - Pro and Star (bagged both)
Tern - Gummy/Jolly Launcher Champion (bagged)
Wraith - Blizzard Champion (bagged)

Alternates depending on circumstances

Mako3 - Champion
Sidewinder - Champion
Leopard - Champion
Rhyno - DX stiffer
TeeDevil - Blizzard Champion
Viking - Champion




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Gotcha.  I plan on being there.

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Leagues / Re: PDGA LEAGUE-NORTHEAST COURSES-Begins 7/7/14
« on: September 04, 2014, 07:23:30 pm »
so no more at all or next week the last one?

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Jose Ossa is bring #1 tag.

Free Tallgrass beer courtesy of Tallgrass Brewing, Midwest Am Champs, and Dynamic Discs.

It is not currently raining as I type.

What more do you want?  A pizza?  No.  No pizza.

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This is the Spring thread. 

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Last Wandering Wednesday, and we will have some Tallgrass beer!  Thanks to Tallgrass Brewing, Midwest Am Champs, and Dynamic Discs for providing the beer for us.  Ethos IPA, Buffalo Sweat Stout, and a few 8-Bit Pale Ale's.


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Tournaments / Re: 2015 PDGA Pro and Am/Jr. Invitation Criteria
« on: September 01, 2014, 06:18:52 pm »
My last thought on this - personally, I think the sign up should be in tiers.  For example, I'll use MM1 - Advanced Masters because that is the division I played in at Emporia Worlds.  For 2013 and 2014 I had to have 200 points to be invited.  For 2015 I need 250 points to be invited.  So far this year, I already have 569 points, more than double what I need.  I suspect I'll end up with over 700 before the year is done.  But, current player rating is 833.  My rating when I was invited to 2013 Worlds was 828.  That's pathetic.  I felt like the Jamaican bobsled team.  I went, but there really was no chance for me to compete.  Don't get me wrong, I had a blast and will go again if I'm financially able to.

The tiers should be both rating and points.  Something like, for MM1, you have to have a player rating of 900 and 250 points to be in the first tier invitation.  After 15 days, if not sold out, then the next tear of 850 rating and 250 points.  After 15 days, rating of 825 or 200 points.  Something like that. 

My three cents.

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Tournaments / Re: 2015 PDGA Pro and Am/Jr. Invitation Criteria
« on: September 01, 2014, 06:12:41 pm »
Speaking of which - PDGA Leagues earn you points for worlds invitations.  Wondering Wednesday has 1 league date left (9/3 at Swope) and Northeast Kansas City League has two league dates left (9/8 and 9/15) for you to earn points.  There are plenty of PDGA sanctioned events in KC and surround area the rest of the year.

***SHAMELESS PLUG***

I'm working on running a tournament in Lawrence on November 29, the Saturday after Thanksgiving.  More details to follow.


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Tournaments / 2015 PDGA Pro and Am/Jr. Invitation Criteria
« on: September 01, 2014, 06:11:15 pm »
http://www.pdga.com/announcements/2015-pdga-worlds-invitation-criteria-posted

The invitation criteria has been posted for the 2015 PDGA Pro and Am/Jr. worlds.  The amount of points has gone up due to the overwhelming amount of people that have qualified the last couple of years and how quickly the tournaments have sold out.

My thoughts?

Overall, it is a good thing.  Selling out tournaments in 48 hours shows the demand is too high.  By making it harder, it *potentially* makes it leaner for the better players.

The timing is not great.  They should have announced this at the beginning of the year for the next coming year.  However, it is still possible to do something about it now.  Play tournaments - get points.



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I'll be able to run league Wednesday. See you then.

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1pm Lakeside

1. Travis Corporon, 60
2. Matt Crowe, 61
2. Anthony Puryear, 61
2. Chris McKee, 61
5. Steve Stansberry, 67
6. Rob Martin, 75

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Yes, sorry I wasn't clear about that.

We are making up the Swope stop next week, 9/3/14.  Sign up at 5:30.  See Chris Connell.

Thanks

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