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Tournaments / KCFDC Championships - October 11-12, 2014
« on: September 15, 2014, 08:52:05 pm »
2014 Kansas City Flying Disc Club Championships - October 11-12

This event is FREE for all current KCFDC members. If you are not current, you can always sign up at either DDKC, DGW, or the day of the event. Please bring Cash or Check (made out to "KCFDC"). Also having the current form printed off and filled out helps.

Here we are again. Time to find out who is the best of the best in Kansas City. Due to the amount of people who showed up for the 1st round last year, I have decided to start us out at Rosedale Park. This way we can use both courses to facilitate an abundance of golfers. So both rounds on Saturday will be at Rosedale. You will either play Up-Top or Down-Under in your first round. Then you will play the other course during your second round.

Then on Sunday we will play at Waterworks and Blue Valley. This is where it gets tricky. You will need to check here, Facebook, or your email to find out where you will need to go to play in the morning. Then we will switch courses in the afternoon. If you are unsure or miss all of out attempts to communicate with you, please get to one of the courses early in the morning so you can find out if you chose correctly. Hopefully you will be able to figure it out. I will do my best to make sure you know. Water Works will be the finishing course for the top cards. Hopefully that will help you figure out where to go.

Remember folks, you DO NOT need to play every round. You can come out for 1 round, 2 rounds, 3 rounds or all 4. But if you intend to only play 1 or 2 rounds here an there, please let me or whoever is running your course know. It will make everything go so much easier.

Now, obviously this is a new format this year. I just want to see how it works being the fact that our club is getting so much bigger. I need to find a way to keep 140+ players off one course at a time. While we somehow made it work last year, I don't want to go through that again.


Check in for Saturday and Sunday morning will be 8:00-9 AM. If you are playing an afternoon round only, please be at the course early to get checked in. I will try to post afternoon start times here and on the KCFDC Facebook page.

Saturday 10-11:
Round 1 - Rosedale Park - 9:30 am
Round 2 - Rosedale Park - TBA

Sunday 10-12:
Round 3 - A-POOL Blue Valley - 9:30 am / B-POOL Water Works - 9:30 am
Round 4 - A-POOL Water Works - TBA / B-POOL Blue Valley - TBA

We will also be taking payment for your 2015 Bag Tag. You must PREPAY for the bag tag to be included in the initial distribution of tags. Winning the event will NOT get you an exemption. You must pay to play. I will reveal next years tag at the event and they will be distributed at the KCFDC Elections. Date TBD.

If you have any further questions you may call me at DGW 816-471-3472. Or email me at

Lastly, I want to apologize for not having a flyer created for this event. I will have something up for the courses soon, although I have been a little too busy to make anything pretty.

Tournaments / 32nd Annual Kansas City Wide Open - June 20-22, 2014
« on: February 27, 2014, 07:42:36 pm »
32nd Annual Kansas City Wide Open - June 20-22, 2014

Once again, we are part of the PDGA National Tour Elite Series. We will be seeing some of the best players in our game, shredding OUR courses that we know like the back of our hands. BUT, in order to do that, we need all the help and support we can get. This can be done two different way.
  • Volunteer
  • Sponsorship

I need YOU... to do something. I'll have a way for you to sign up soon at At that point you can let me know what days you are available and what times you can work when I need you to. What you can do for now is help me get as much sponsorship money as we can so we can give the best and most professional event possible.

Which leads to...

Download the Tri-Fold Sponsorship Form here. You can also pick a nicely printed version from me at Disc Golf World. I will try to get a more web-friendly version up soon.

I know everyone wants more details about the event and I will get to that soon. First things, first. Sponsors. Help me, help Kansas City.

Thank you!

-Dick Parker, 2014 KC Wide Open Tournament Director

Tournaments / KCWO Artwork
« on: February 19, 2014, 12:03:47 pm »
Hey everyone. I am looking for ideas for 2014 KCWO artwork. This will be featured on the Teeshirt and disc. I have an artist who I trust will do a great job and do it in a timely manner. I am just looking for ideas or concepts for me to get started.

Please take a minute and tell me what you think might look cool for this year's design. Thanks in advance!

Tournaments / D.U.I. "Down Under Invitational" @ Rosedale Park, 3-29-14
« on: February 04, 2014, 02:51:37 pm »
On March 29, 2014, 90 of the world's best disc golfers will be coming to Kansas City, KS to play The Down Under Invitational, one of the most prestigious invite-only Disc Golf events in the country. Getting an invite to this event is next to impossible. You must first win every event the PDGA has posted on their website. Then.... wait a minute.

That's not happening. But the D.U.I. is... and you're invited.

D.U.I. "Down Under Invitational" @ Rosedale Park "Down Under" - March 29, 2014
This is NOT a PDGA event. Field limited to 90 players.

Pre-Register at Disc Golf World • 509 E. 18th St. KCMO • 816.471.3472.

The divisions are as posted. There will not be any added division. Unless I change it. But I won't. But I might.

Cash Divisions
Open - $40
Women - $30
50 & Over - $30

Merchandise Divisions
Amateur - $25
Recreational - $20

Optional $5 Ace Fund. If no ace hit, we will have a quick CTP after the event. 1st Place 50%. 2nd and 3rd will split the other half.

Check-In/Late Registration: 8:00 am-9:45 am
Round 1 Tee Time: $10:15 am
Round 2 Tee Time: 1 hour after last scorecard is turned in.

Check out the flyer for the same information

Tournaments / Hott Shott Championships at Disc Golf World TODAY 9-6.
« on: December 14, 2013, 09:13:57 am »
Today is the Hott Shott Championships at Disc Golf World. We are an official Hott Shott location. You have from 9am-6pm to come down and get your official round in to compete as a State and National Champion, in your gender/age group, in this fun indoor putting game.

What is Hott Shott?
Hott Shott is a new, fun, and challenging disc golf game of skill. From five stations ranging in length from 5 to 25 feet, players throw five easy-to-throw"Frisbee-like" disc (light weight Innova Sonics), trying to make as many as possible into a disc golf basket. Each game consists of two runs or innings for a total of 50 throws. Points are awarded for each throw with 1050 being the highest possible score.

All the score of the day will be sent in to the Hott Shott headquarters, where they will determine who is the State and National Champions! All Champions will receive a printable certificate declaring you dominance. They are also giving out prizes to National Winners.

Is there a Fee?
Yes, we are running this as a fund raiser for the Kansas City Ice Bowl. It is $3 for one try or $5 for two. Kids under 12 play for free up to 2 times.

So, Hott Shott, what are you waiting for? Come gives us your best shott!

Tournaments / 2013 Kansas City Flying Disc Club Championships - Nov. 9-10
« on: October 01, 2013, 02:32:14 pm »
2013 Kansas City Flying Disc Club Championships - Nov. 9-10

We will once again be playing 4 rounds of Disc Golf at 4 beautiful locations. This year we are introducing the new Lakeside Hills course in Olathe and leaning on some old favorites as well. One thing you will notice different about this year is we are starting in mid November, which means our daylight will be greatly reduced. Sunset for Nov. 9-10 is set for around 5:10 pm. So we are going to be starting an hour earlier that years past. We will tee off at 9am so please be signed up by 8:30 am so we can get you on a card.


Check in for Saturday and Sunday morning will be 8:00-8:30 AM. If you are playing an afternoon round only, please be at the course early to get checked in. I will try to post afternoon start times here and on the KCFDC Facebook page.

Saturday 11-9:
Round 1 - Shawnee Mission Park - 9 AM Tee
Round 2 - Lakeside Hills - TBA

Sunday 11-10:
Round 3 - Cliff Drive - 9 AM Tee
Round 4 - Swope - TBA

We will also be taking payment for your 2014 Bag Tag. You must PREPAY for the bag tag to be included in the initial distribution of tags. Winning the event will NOT get you an exemption. You must pay to play. I will reveal next years tag at the event and they will be distributed at the KCFDC Elections the following weekend.

Details for the Club Champs and Bag Tags are listed in the flyer below.
If you have any further questions you may call me at DGW 816-471-3472. Or email me at

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Found and Lost / FOUND! Black Polar fleece @ Down Under, DUI
« on: April 01, 2013, 11:02:34 am »

We found a Black Large Bass Pro Shop labeled Polar Fleece with a package of unsalted nuts in the pocket down under on Saturday and it is now at Disc Golf World. If this is yours, or anyone's you know, please let them know it is here and to contact us to get it back. Thanks.

General Banter / KCFDC Minis have arrived!
« on: March 27, 2013, 12:55:50 pm »
We have restocked KCFDC Minis and they are now available. Check em out. These are for New and Renewing members to the KCFDC.

General Banter / FINALLY! A real Disc Golf Novel
« on: March 13, 2013, 04:44:17 pm »

This isn't for your children I gather... You've been warned. And please do yourself a favor and read the description.

Tournaments / D.U.I. "Down Under Invitational" - March 30th, 2013
« on: February 19, 2013, 11:17:39 am »
It's almost Spring time in K.C. What better way to celebrate than a good ole fashion DUI tournament at Rosedale Down Under.

Field limited to 90 players.

Registration for this event is at Disc Golf World 509 E 18th St. KCMO 64108.

Check-In/Late Registration (if available) will begin at 8:00am and end at 9:45am.

First round will Tee Off at 10:15am.

2nd round will start no earlier than 1 hour after the last card comes in from the first round.

Divisions offered will be Open $37 - 50 and Over $32 - Women $27 - AM Men $27 - Novice Men $22 - Juniors <16 $22.

Every division will receive an event T-shirt as their players pack..

There is a $3.00 Optional Ace Fund.  If no Ace is hit we will have a CTP after the final round to distribute the money.

$2 of every entry will be donated to the Kansas City Flying Disc Club.

For more information feel free to call Disc Golf World at 816-471-3472 or come in the shop to sign up today! We are located at 509 E 18th St, Kansas City Missouri 64108. Or email me at

Hopefully we will be able to offer Online Registration in the coming days for those who can not pull themselves away from the computer. I will keep everyone informed when that is available.

Boom... Here's the flyer


Looks like Jake Bowen has made the list! #85 overall. Nice Job. But I thought you were always playing pro?? Rookie?

Also another local noted is Nils Nordgren.

Bag Tags / Sneak Peak of the 2013 Bag Tag
« on: October 22, 2012, 05:33:45 pm »
For those of you who have been around the past few years, you know that I try my best to make the tags as interesting as possible. I don't want to do the same tag every year.

We have seen our fair share of Mad Cows, Floating Space courses, Actual non floating real life courses, and cool metal tags with old tournament logos... Sooo, what to do to make this year stand out?  Leather... Who doesn't like a nice piece of hide? So I really hope everyone likes what I have come up with... If not?  Well there is always 2014. I was told we will have the tags for the Club Elections and I am going to go ahead and say they will. BUT, until then here is a taste of what they look like.

2013 KCFDC Bag Tags by Kansas City Flying Disc Club, on Flickr

Bag Tags / 2013 Bag Tag Standings
« on: October 22, 2012, 03:00:24 pm »
We had 102 people pre-pay for their 2013 Bag Tags. 99 of those 102 played at least 1 round. Below is the breakdown of what tag you will be starting your 2013 Bag Tag season off with. Remember they will be available to pick up at the Club Elections this Saturday 10-27 at the Westport Flea Market.

If you are in a Tie, it will be first come first serve for the # listed by your name. If you did not play all 4 rounds, you are on a first come first serve basis within the tags assigned to your group. If you have not purchased a tag but would like to, your next opportunity will be at the Club Elections this saturday. After that they will be available at DGW in KCMO. We will likely get a few over to the DDKC store as well. Thank You!

2013 Kansas City Flying Disc Club Bag Tag Challenge         
   Ken   Franks   1
   Fred   Smith   2
   CD   Steiner   3
   Eric   Eastwood   4
   Ryan   Keck   5
   David   Valdiviez   6
   Heath   Kinton   7
   Scott   Ostenfeld   8
   Jeff   Campbell   9
   Matt   Perry   10,11
   Dick   Parker   10,11
   Peter   Bures   12
   Brian   Taylor   13
   Matt   Crowe   14,15
   Paul   Beard   14,15
   Mark   Albers   16
   Jon   Thomas   17
   Kevin   Weiss   18,19,20
   Greg   Utz   18,19,20
   Tracy   Walker   18,19,20
   Chris   Buckley   21
   Matt   Bergkamp   22,23,24
   Lee   Sarvis   22,23,24
   Roland   Vega   22,23,24
   Ash   Lawrence   25
   Matt   Hays   26,27
   Kelly   Markum   26,27
   Brandon   Deerr   28
   Brian   Cornelius   29
   Drue   Allison   30,31
   Tyler   Mattoon   30,31
   Tom   Verstraete   32,33
   Gary   Harvey   32,33
   Josh   Oothoudt   34,35,36,37
   Jordan   Ramey   34,35,36,37
   Mike   Quiroga   34,35,36,37
   Jack   Lowe   34,35,36,37
   David   Steeby   38
   Zeke   Henry   39,40
   Matt   Crutcher   39,40
   Jason   Pool   41
   Corey   Frank   42
   Bill   Shinoski   43
   Andrew   Walters   44
   Hans   Weding   45
   Bob   Walker   46,47,48,49
   Aaron   Shanahan   46,47,48,49
   Jason   Talley   46,47,48,49
   Ben   Delp   46,47,48,49
   Greg   Seher   50
   Austin   Penca   51,52
   Josh   Lawson   51,52
   Gregg   Mattoon   53,54
   Adam   Abernathey   53,54
   Harold   Berciunas   55
   Jim   Ramey   56,57
   Ben   Crosby   56,57
   Dale   Walters   58
   Jeff   Ozorkiewicz   59
   Jake   Crutcher   60
   Charlie   Tull   61
   Ben   Oliver   62
   Van   Spratford   63
   Michael   Petrin   64
   Mary   Walters   65
   Rhonda   Crosby   66
   Rebecca   Leach   67
   Chris   Portwood   68
   3 Rounds      
   Elliot   Hicks   69-73
   Jake   Bowen   
   Steve   Carnegie   
   Rob   Bitter   
   Earl   Johansen   
   2 Rounds      
   Andy   Lewis   74-89
   Nick   Alteri   
   Rob   Martin   
   Tracey   Fintel   
   Dan   Sill   
   Brett   Maasen   
   Jeff   Waldren   
   Josh   Leroux   
   Steve   Pfost   
   Matt   Dixon   
   Brad   Deerr   
   Caleb   Walker   
   Jamie   Barry   
   Amanda   Jackson   
   Scott   Thompson   
   Patrick   Smith   
   1 Round      
   Rodney   Beagle   90-99
   Suzie   Zell   
   Ed   Holbrook   
   Danny   Rodriguez   
   Collin   McNulty   
   Pauly   Cross   
   Kevin   Montgomery   
   Pete   Cashen   
   Hal   Kurz   
   Jeff   Kelley   
   Pre Paid      
   Scott   Reek   100-102
   Claire   Zell   
   Tavish   Carduff   

Here is a cleaner version to look at:

Tournaments / Blue Bird Series Finals - Good Luck Tomorrow!
« on: October 05, 2012, 05:20:15 pm »
Good Luck to everyone attending the Finals of the Blue Bird Series tomorrow morning in Sedalia! I'm going to try to bring the win back to KS!

Bag Tags / 2012 bag tag ideas
« on: October 02, 2012, 10:22:53 am »
Looking for bag tag design ideas. I have a good couple possibilities but want other ideas to toss around... Okay, GO!

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