2021 Queensland Champs update – 6 July 2021

An update from the Tournament Director of the 2021 Queensland Disc Golf Championships. This update was emailed to all players registered to compete in the Qld Champs. If you did not receive the email your contact details will need to be updated with ADG and the Tournament Director (Bruce). To update Bruce with your current email address, please email treasurer.qdg@gmail.com

Hi all,

Some housekeeping and updates for the Champs… A long one I’m afraid.

  1. Course assignment
    1. ALL players play Alexander Clark Park (ACP) on Sunday with tee times – to be advised on the event page Saturday night
    2. Logan Gardens (LG) – the following divisions play LG on Saturday for 2 rounds, tee off 9am, registration and player packs open 8-8.30am:
      MA4, FA4, FA2, MA50
    3. ACP – the remaining divisions play ACP on Saturday for 2 rounds, tee off 9am, registration and player packs 8-8.30am:
      MPO, FPO, MA1, MA2, MA40, MJ15
  2. COVID-19: current Qld Health directives run until 16 July – the day before the tourney. If there is no change or reductions in restrictions, we will be right to play without significant restrictions.
    Irrespective, there’s a few things that we’ll do to be safe:
    1. Players meeting will be online – details will be posted on the event page, as well as by email
    2. After registration on-course, play will start on the tee of your group’s hole at 9am sharp. Course & starting holes will be posted Friday night for Saturday’s morning rounds and at lunchtime for Saturday’s afternoon rounds. All players will be at ACP on Sunday at tee times to be posted the night before
    3. All players are to possess face masks at the event, and use when social distancing is not practical. Wearing during play or at other times will be at your discretion
    4. Players are to handle only their own discs and equipment, and minimise contact with course equipment (esp baskets). Scoring will be electronic, with a paper check card per group – scorers only to handle the respective scoring platform. Hi-fives and other personal contact is discouraged
    5. At Event HQ, there will be vendors with discs. Players are to maintain social distancing, and minimise handling of discs
    6. Player packs will be distributed at registration at both courses. Players are to maintain social distancing
    7. Unfortunately no formal social event will be held, given the current restrictions on indoor numbers
    8. Players who have completed their rounds on Sunday are welcome to spectate with later groups, but social distancing is required
    9. The awards ceremony will be adjacent to HQ at ACP, and social distancing or mask wearing is required
  3. COVID cancellation – if things change and we are forced to cancel, we will advise ASAP, and the event will be rescheduled if possible – potentially 9-10 October
  4. Payment – a number of intending players have not paid their registration fee, and those players for which payment has not been received by COB Friday 9 July will be struck off the lists. No shirt fees: $80 Pro, $50 Am
    Details:
    Payment ID with “QDGC <firstname> <ADG#>” :
    A/c BSB:               032028
    A/c No.:               640268
    A/c name:           Queensland Disc Golf Inc
  5. Dress code – PDGA requires a dress code to be respected to enhance the image of the sport for the benefit of the players and the sport as a whole. The Dress Code is copied from PDGA at the end of the email
  6. ACP course is marked out if you wish to practice, LG is similar to league layout with the few updates noted in the recent update on the event page

This email will be posted on the event page as well, as I suspect some of the email addresses that are included are no longer valid. If you’re not sure what email address ADG has, please check them and update if necessary.

Regards,Bruce

Dress Code                                          
A. All violations of the Dress Code Policy shall be considered a Courtesy Violation under 
Section 801.01 of the PDGA Official Rules of Play.          
B. All competitors and staff are required to wear a shirt.C. All competitors and staff are required to wear shoes or other foot coverings. Players will 
not be allowed to play in bare feet. Sandals or slides are allowed.
D. The following dress code for all competitors will be enforced at all PDGA Elite Series/
National Tour and Major Events. The PDGA also recommends that this dress code be enforced at Super Tour and lower tier events, but this decision lies solely with the Tournament Director:
(1) All players in PDGA sanctioned competition and tournament staff are expected to dress  
  appropriately and to maintain a clean and well-groomed appearance at all event sites  
  and associated functions.
(2) All players must wear a shirt covering their upper chest area. A well-tailored shirt with a fold-down, mock turtle, v-neck, crew neck, Henley, or zippered collar, and with sleeves covering the part of the arm from the shoulder to the elbow (commonly known as the upper arm), shall be considered acceptable.
Women are also allowed to wear sleeveless shirts as designated above.
(3) No tee shirts will be allowed, except for competitors in the Junior and Amateur divisions during preliminary rounds only. Juniors and Amateurs shall not wear tee shirts during semifinal or final rounds. Crew neck or v-neck shirts made of high-performance or high-tech materials, such as Dry-Fit, Cool-Max, and others will be allowed.
(4) Shirts that hang down lower than the bottom hemline on the player’s shorts shall be tucked in.(5) No ripped shirts, shorts, pants will be allowed on the course. This includes unhemmed, torn or cut “vents” at the shirt collar.
(6) No offensive, profane, or obscene slogans or logos shall be allowed on any clothing. Junior players may not wear slogans or logos referring to alcohol or tobacco.
(7) This dress code will be in effect from start to finish at each event, including all tournament rounds.
(8) Players who do not make a cut, but wish to remain on site through the duration of the tournament, will be considered spectators and will not be required to conform to the Tour’s dress code.

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