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: Up to 80 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;

93 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.
  • (1) European/International Region: Top 10 ranked competitors from European Region; Top 5 from Australia; = 15 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 if a spot is available. 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.

Prizes:

All 36 Quarter Finalists will be awarded prize packages 10 Semi Finalists (Places 6-15) will be awarded prize packages 4 Finalists (Places 2-5) will be awarded a prize package including aSynergy Art custom trophy Valued at $100

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

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