2017 River Hill Charity Bowl

Sunday January 1st, 2017
River Hill DGC, Lexington KY

The beneficiary of this year’s charity bowl is the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Lexington.

8:30AM – Registration begins
9:45AM – Players meeting
10:00AM – Tee off

Format is 30 holes (10 holes, 3 times around). No break.
This allows us the later start time.

Entries for this non-sanctioned fundraiser event (must have 3 entries to establish a division)
$25 entry for Open division
$20 entry for amateur divisions
Recreational, Intermediate, Advanced, Women, Juniors
(50% of all entries will be donated to the charity)
50 player limit.

More details on Facebook or contact Jeremy Miller (president@bdga.org).

This will be the first event of the year to claim your 2017 BDGA Bag Tag. Tag #1 will be in Play!

BDGA Officer election time!

2017 BDGA Officers (aka Board of Directors)

  • President - Jeremy Miller (president@bdga.org)
  • Vice President - Sam Wheeling (vicepresident@bdga.org)
  • Secretary - James Nichols (secretary@bdga.org)
  • Treasurer - Greg Rickert (treasurer@bdga.org)
  • At-Large - Alison Miller
  • At-Large - Jennifer Wheeling
  • At-Large - Shaun Demeter
  • At-Large - Alan Siegel

UPDATE 11/10/16

Voting has begun!
Only current BDGA members are eligible.
Voting ends at Noon on November 21st.
Please remember to select four (4) At-Large officer.

Click the link below to submit your vote:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3LWY2B7

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UPDATE 11/3/16

Nominating Period has ended. Below are the Official Nominees.
Nominees have until November 7th to Accept or Decline.
Self-nominations have an automatic acceptance.
An officer may only run for one named position and an At-Large position.

PRESIDENT:
Jeremy Miller – ACCEPTED
James Nichols
Sam Wheeling – DECLINED

VICE PRESIDENT:
Jerry Dobbins
James Miller – ACCEPTED
Jeremy Miller – DECLINED
Sam Wheeling – ACCEPTED

TREASURER:
Greg Rickert – ACCEPTED

SECRETARY:
Alison Miller
James Nichols – ACCEPTED
Alan Siegel – ACCEPTED

AT LARGE:
Josh Curtis – ACCEPTED
Shaun Demeter – ACCEPTED
Jerry Dobbins
Allison Miller
James Miller – ACCEPTED
Jeremy Miller – ACCEPTED
Rob Nelson
James Nichols – ACCEPTED
Lance Ringstaff – DECLINED
Alan Siegel – ACCEPTED
Jennifer Wheeling
Sam Wheeling
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Officer positions up for election are:
–President
–Vice President
–Secretary
–Treasurer
–Four (4) at large positions

The current nominees are listed on the Forum<need link>.

Only current BDGA club members may be nominated (Oct 15th – 31st).
Only current BDGA club members may vote (Nov 7th – 21st).

The nomination period for election of officers is October 15-31. Self nominations are accepted. Nominated members must accept or decline nomination by November 7 and the voting period will be from November 7-21. Any member nominated for more than one of the following must indicate by November 7 which office he/she will seek: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer. Members are allowed to concurrently run for an at large position and one executive officer position.

Nominations may be submitted to the current Vice President, James Miller, through any of the following means: replying to the post in the discussion forum thread<need link>; email at vicepresident@bdga.org; through direct message on Facebook; or via phone or text at 859-948-3686.

The Venerable at Vets

MASTERS ONLY TOURNAMENT
Participants must be 40 years or older.

PDGA Sanctioned C-tier – 180 players maximum
$25 All Amateur divisions, $30 All Pro Divisions
All PDGA divisions offered.

Two Rounds of 18 – Veterans Park DGC and Shillito Park DGC
Register on Disc Golf Scene.
More information on Facebook.

Lexmark Championship

Lexmark Championship
August 14th, 2016
PDGA C Tier Event
Competition Endowment Program in support of The United Way of the Bluegrass.
$10 PDGA fee is waived!

Two rounds of 19 at Shadybrook Park.
The first 50 registered will receive a tournament stamped Color Glow disc.
Event fills at 95

Register on The Disc Golf Scene

PRO – $50
AM – $30
*Minimum 3 players per division

Bang A Chain will be onsite vending disc golf merchandise and will handle payout after the tournament.

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Super Summer Slammer

SUPER SUMMER SLAMMER 7
PDGA C Tier Event
Sunday, July 10th
Jacobson Park DGC and Veterans DGC
1 Round of 18 at Jacobson Park followed by 1 Round of 18 at Veterans
Capped at 90 Players
First 50 ams receive players Pack Disc

Register on the Disc Golf Scene.
See Facebook for more information.
$250 Added Cash for Pro’s

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June Happenings

June is a busy month for the BDGA!  Check out our calendar.

June 2nd (Thursdays) – PDGA Sanctioned league at Veterans Park. James Miller is league director.
June 5th (Sunday) – The Lexington Amateur Disc Golf Derby hosted by JohnE McCray.
June 8th (Wednesdays) – Wed Night League moves to Veterans for fixed-doubles. James Nichols is the league director.
June 19th (Sunday) – BDGA Trilogy Challenge!  Contact Josh True or Greg Rickert for info.
Sunday Doubles will remain at Jacobson for the summer (or at least while the Thursday league is at Vets).

Coming up:

Putter Explosion 4 (July 4th)
Super Summer Slammer (July 10th)
Bluegrass State Games (Aug 13th) in Winchester
LEXINGTON OPEN 18 (Sept 10-11th)

The Lexington Amateur Disc Golf Derby

JohnE McCray and Latitude 64° will be hosting the tournament at Veterans Park on Sunday, June 5th!

Register on Disc Golf Scene.

The Next Generation Tour by Latitude 64° is a 12 event point series where the top prize is a free plane ticket to Europe to play disc golf in 2017. You will need to compete in 4 of the twelve events to qualify for the overall series. The tour will also be giving away more unique prizes such as entry fees to large events, PDGA memberships and other surprises.

The first 50 registrants receive a full color animal printed disc in their player’s pack. Everyone receives a player’s package that is valued over the cost of their entry fee.
There will also be a payout per division at the end of the event.

Dynamic Disc 2 Disc Challenge

Wed, April 20th
Shillito Park
10am – 6pm  (Tee off when at least 3 players are ready)

DYNAMIC DISC will have their RV set up with all you guys will need.
Back again. The Dynamic Disc 2 Disc Challenge. Come anytime during the day and play a round.
You buy 2 discs from the Trilogy line and only use those 2 discs for the entire round. Need a minimum of 3 players on a score card, and complete a whole round. Once all scores are in at the end of the day we will announce the winners of each division.

Contact Josh True on Facebook for additional information or email President@bdga.org.

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