Ranger Park Trilogy Challenge

Ranger Park Disc Golf Course 3736 16th ave., Smithers BC

August 16,2015

There are currently 20 of the 30 player packs available.

Reserve yours today! Contact bulkleyvalleydiscgolf@gmail.com

The Trilogy Challenge is your opportunity to help promote the sport of disc golf. Dynamic Discs, Latitude 64°, and Westside Discs are excited to present this brand new event! The goal is to gain better visibility of the sport and get new players involved. The great thing about the Trilogy Challenge is players get everything they need to play disc golf which includes three new, unreleased discs. The Trilogy Challenge is a worldwide event from June 1st to August 22nd that concludes with the Trilogy Open in Emporia, Kansas on August 23rd-24th.

We are excited to share with you the 3 discs that will be part of the 2015 Trilogy Challenge.
Driver – Westside Discs Elasto Sampo
Mid – Dynamic Discs Fuzion Evidence
Putter – Latitude 64º Retro Macana

Details
9:00–Registration
9:45–Players meeting
10:00–Random doubles start(shotgun)
12:00–Lunch break
1:00–Players meeting
1:15–Singles start(shotgun)
4:00–Putting competion
4:30–Awards

Dawg Dayz on Cortes Island

Dog DayzThis year’s tournament runs July 25 & 26, covering 36 holes. You can pre-register Friday July 24 (until 5:00PM) or register day-of 9:00-11:00AM. $10 amateur and novice players, $25 Open, Grand Masters and Masters divisions. Contact Harriet Quint (see attached poster for contact information), for details. [poster pdf]

Hub City Huck

2015 HCHThe Nanaimo Disc Golf Club is pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual Hub City Huck is nearly upon us! There are a number of great things in store for everyone. Players packs, added cash for the Pro purse, prizing for the Ams, a showcase final 9 and… did someone say a mini disc golf tournament? Come out to Nanaimo on July 18-19 for some epic disc golf action! Registration is now open, and closes Monday July 13th. Sorry, but there will be no registration at the event. Make sure you get registered!

 

Provincial Funding Opportunity

Funding of up to $5,000 from EventHostBC for community events is available to help run community events. The Government of British Columbia is providing one-time funding for small community events that strengthen volunteer capacity for event hosting throughout the province.

EventHostBC will provide a total of $250,000, divided among the six provincial tourism regions, to encourage events that are currently ineligible for other provincial government funding. Eligible non-profit organizations may apply for up to $5,000 per event. As long as the broader community can participate, the type of event is fairly open – it could be sports, arts or culture related, or some other creative idea supported by the community. Applications will ONLY be accepted between May 19 and June 30, 2015.
Details: http://www.cscd.gov.bc.ca/arts_culture/eventhostbc.htm. Please let the BCDS know if you plan to apply for these funds and let us know how we can help you.

2015 BCDS grant programs announced

The BCDS Board is pleased to announce funding for two grant programs in 2015, as detailed below. Contact any BCDS Officer for details. Applications are due by May 24, 2015.

Current Grants

BCDS Innovation Fund Course Development Grant

BCDS Innovation Fund

The BCDS is pleased to announce another round of Innovation Grants available to individual BCDS members or member clubs in 2015.  The Innovation fund is designed to support efforts to expand the reach of disc golf in BC.

ELIGIBILITY

All current BCDS members and member clubs are eligible to submit a grant request.

FUNDING LEVEL

Grants can be for any amount, however a total pool of $2000 is available. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis.

PROGRAM PRIORITIES

The program is designed to let members be creative in their applications, and funds will be awarded based on the following priorities:

  • Generates new members
  • Generates shared revenue for the BCDS or Affiliated Clubs where appropriate
  • Expands the community of golfers (focused on increasing participation and BCDS membership among youth, women, older players, and other under-represented populations)
  • Sustainability

DEADLINES AND SUBMISSION INFORMATION

Applications must be received by the President no later than May 24, 2015.


Course Development Fund

BCDS has allocated $6,000 to a provincial course development fund for 2015. Applications must be received by a BCDS Board Member no later than May 24. All BCDS Affiliated Clubs can apply for up to $1000 in aid. All requested funds must have a cash-match from the club. Successful applicants will be expected to provide a report of the results of the grant to be presented at the AGM and archived on the Website. A letter of support from the municipality is required for all infrastructure improvements and course development, unless the course is on private land (in which case a letter of support from the owner is required).

DEADLINES AND SUBMISSION INFORMATION

To apply for these funds, please send a description of your course development project, as well as details regarding how the funds will be spent, to any BCDS Officer. Closing date is May 24, 2015.

Grant funds must be used for course development, improvement, or installation.

BCDS Club Discs

So you may have heard that the BCDS Club Discs arrived last week, and it looks like they are all here. In order to get your discs you need to go through a bit of a process, it is as follows:

  1. Discuss amongst your club and designate a club contact
  2. Have your club contact reach out to Paul Brownfield to verify that you have submitted registration information for the minimum number of club members
  3. Paul will confirm your clubs eligibility, and that the club is in good standing with the BCDS (that is fees are paid up)
  4. Once this confirmation takes place, you can submit your weight preference request to The Disc Cellar (if you have a lot of 150 class throwers, or are intending to use the discs to encourage growth you can ask that you receive more lighter plastic; mold distribution will be more or less the same amongst all eligible clubs). No discs will be released without confirmation from the BCDS that your club is eligible and in good standing.
  5. Your club contact will coordinate with The Disc Cellar in order to arrange pick-up
  6. Your club uses the discs to encourage membership growth and strengthen your club

Before you ask, all discs are custom stamped models from Innova, they include:

DX: Beast, Boss, Dart, Dragon, Leopard, Roc, Skeeter, Valkyrie, Wraith
Pro: Katana
Echo Star: Destroyer, Leopard, Tern
Champion
: Eagle, Sidewinder, Thunderbird
GStar: Thunderbird