2018 National Championship

2018/11/16 08:00:00

Description: National Championship tournament, PDGA Sanctioned A-Tier, attendance by invitation only. November 16-18, 2018 in Fountain Hills Arizona.  

Field: 76 competitors;

Course: Fountain Hills Disc Golf Course – Championship Layout;

Format: 2 Rounds Friday – Tee Time Start; Same Groupings each round.

             2 Rounds Saturday – Tee Time Start; Same Groupings each round.

                Field cut to 36 competitors;

             Quarterfinal Round – 18 holes; Sunday AM; Shotgun Start;

                Field cut to 16 Competitors;

             Semifinal Round – 9 holes; Sunday PM; Shotgun Start;

                Field cut to 5 Competitors;

             Finals – 9 holes; Sunday PM;

Registration and Fees: Next Generation National Championship Entry: $200;

All Next Generation Registration and Entry Fees through www.discgolfscene.com.

Registration for the National Championship is by invitation only;    

76 Invitations issued per the following as mentioned above:

  • (8) Premier Events: Top 3 competitors by score, regardless of division;  = 24 Invitations.
  • (6) Full Regions: Top 7 ranked competitors from Region; = 42 invitations.
  • (2) Mountain Regions: Top 5 ranked competitors from Region; = 10 invitations.

All ties for Regional invitations will be broken by the higher of the most recent rated round and thereafter, if necessary, the next preceding round until the tie is broken. In the event any invited competitor declines the invitation, the next qualifying competitor will be offered the invitation. NG staff may, at their discretion, set deadlines for decisions to ensure fairness to all involved. An invitation is considered accepted once the competitor registers for the tournament at www.discgolfscene.com.

Ties: All ties preventing a clean cut at any point in the tournament will be broken by sudden death play or by any related disc golf skill event determined by the Tournament Director. Times and locations for tie-breakers will be published in advance and all competitors are responsible to be present or they forfeit their place.  

Results: Full tournament results are intended to be posted within 24 hours of the event; Live scoring and broadcast for the finals is planned.  

Players Package:  

All Next Generation National Championship competitors receive a players package worth over $500 including:

  • (1) Next Generation Disc Golf Custom ZUCA disc golf cart MSRP $335
  • (1) Pair Shady Rays Ultra Premium Sunglasses and Case MSRP $70
  • (1) Latitude 64 Foul Weather Competition kit (Umbrella and towel) MSRP $50
  • (1) Latitude 64 Exclusive 3 Disc Set MSRP $50;


All 36 Quarter Finalists will be awarded a prize package worth over $390 including:

  • (1) Keen Free Shoe Card  Value $150
  • (4) L64 Custom Exclusive Discs total Value $72
  • (1) Shady Rays Action Backpack MSRP $65
  • (1) Zuca Cart Accessory Pack  MSRP $100
  • 10 Semi Finalists (Places 6-15) will be awarded a prize package worth $650 including;
  • (1) Disc Golf Center Gift Card Value $250
  • (1) Keen Free Shoe Card Value $150
  • (6) L64 Discs- 2 ea of 3 new molds  $90
  • (1) Collector Disc Package Value $160

4 Finalists (Places 2-5) will be awarded a prize package worth over $2,400 including:

  • (1) Synergy Art custom trophy Value $100
  • (1) Disc Golf Center Gift Card Value $250
  • (1) Keen Free Shoe Card Value $150
  • (6) L64 Discs- 2 ea of 3 new molds total value $90
  • (1) Collector Disc Package Value $470
  • (1) DGPT Pro Tour Card and 6 Pro Tour Event Entries Value $1370
  • (1) Bid for Next Gen Pro Team

1 National Champion will be awarded the top prize worth $23,290

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