Summer Series Winners!

The BCDS Summer Series is now concluded. Over the course of the series, more than 170 players earned cash placing them in the race for the top Money Winner in their division! Final division money leaders are listed here. We plan to award trophies at the first Duck Golf event of the year (to be confirmed).

Provincials results and tee times

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Thanks to everyone who came out and played in dramatic day 1 of our Provincial Championship. A reminder that tee times for rounds at Grouse Mountain will be posted on the PDGA’s page for our event here.

A special shout out to all the volunteers who helped make today’s event run so well – Aaron Donovan for the maps (and the last minute printing), Bob Sun for helping with course set up and food, Ima Moreno for organizing that great lunch from Nuba, Nadine and Sabrina for serving it, Mason for helping with cash, Dan Laitsch for helping with scores, Dave Cowley with technology, Craig Sheather for designing a killer course, Steve Crichton for organizing the beautiful shirts, Mark Halliday of Moonrider Productions for documenting the event in photos and video, and an extra huge thanks to Shawn Luco for being the best right hand man a TD could ask for. Please share the love with these folks!

Remember, buy your pass up the gondola at Guest Services next to the Starbucks at the base of the mountain. Tell the staff you’re with the tournament and they’ll give you the discounted lift price.

Looking forward to see you all tomorrow!!

 

By-laws amendments

The Board of Directors are proposing a number of bylaw changes for the membership to consider at the AGM. Linked below are three files: the current bylaws; the revised bylaws; and a document comparing the two line-by-line. The changes are intended to support the following nine goals:

  1. Eliminated the Branch structures and officers
  2. Cleaned up spelling and numbering
  3. Added the new officer positions
  4. Add new appointed positions
  5. Revised duties to match new positions
  6. Established that the first meeting of the new board should occur immediately after the AGM ends
  7. Added a requirement for board insurance
  8. Added a standing committee (Elections) chaired by the past president
  9. Added a statement allowing members to be notified of the AGM through the web site.

If you have any questions about the changes, please feel free to contact the Vice President or another Board member.

Current bylaws          Revised Bylaws for Adoption     Changes Highlighted

Duck Golf 1 Registration Open

The first event in the Duck Golf series is The Nesters Liquor Store Open presented by the Whistler RV Park and Campground on October 4th. The event will be a C-Tier event for Pro and Advanced players only. The lower Amateur divisions will be sanctioned by the BCDS only. Registration is available through the DiscCellar website: http://disccellar.ca/event-registration/duck-golf-1/registration/

BCDS AGM

The 2014 BCDS AGM will be held in conjunction with the Provincial Disc Golf Championships. The AGM will be after the second round on Saturday September 20, in room 328 at the Hillcrest Community Centre, around the corner from the course (4575 Clancy Loranger Way, Vancouver, BC V5Y 2M4). The BCDS will be providing dinner for all attendees, starting 30 minutes after the second round ends, or at 6:00PM, which ever is later (the AGM will start shortly after dinner when all officers are in attendance).

A copy of the agenda is available here, including the proposed changes to the bylaws. If you’d like to join the Board as an officer or volunteer, please Contact Craig Sheather.

Call for Volunteers and Officers

Want to make a difference in disc golf in BC? Have great ideas for events, activities, and ways to grow the sport? Want to make sure the BCDS represents the needs and interests of ALL its members? Get involved! Contact BCDS President Craig Sheather and let him know how you’d like to help. Election of new officers happens at the AGM September 20–don’t wait any longer to make a difference!

Save the date!

The 2014/15 Duck Golf schedule is now available. We’re jumping up to 9 events this year, so players across the Province will have additional local opportunities to join the series. For more details, Contact Iain Warren.

Whistler (private course) October 4th
Logan Lake October 18th
Langley November 1st
Nanaimo November 22nd
Jericho December 6th
Squamish (temporary course, TBD) December 20th
Victoria January 10th
Mission February 7th
Burnaby Am Finals March 7th
Burnaby Pro Finals March 8th