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The Event

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The first ever United States Junior Disc Golf Championships will be happening August 3-5, 2018 at Smugglers' Notch - America's Family Resort. This venue is also hosting the 2018 Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) Professional World Championships. This will be a three day PDGA B-Tier tournament which consists of one round each day on course layouts that are appropriate for each division. United States Championship titles will be awarded to all PDGA Junior divisions!

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Premier Partners

The 2018 United States Junior Disc Golf Championship is excited about the strong partnerships that are being formed for this event.  Each of these Premier Level Partners are well established names in the Disc Golf world, key drivers for the growth of the sport, and have expressed and demonstrated a desire to support our up and coming competitive junior players.  As such, we are excited for what each of these Premier Partners are doing to make sure this event is one the competitors and their families will be excited about!  If you get the chance, please thank each of these companies for their significant USJDGC support!

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Dynamic Discs

An organization that continues to fuel the growth of our sport across all spectrums, and also demonstrating their desire to grow the junior game by being the presenters of the first ever standalone Junior World Championships.  This establishes them as a natural and strong partner for this event. 

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Innova Champion Discs

A well-established name with a national presence, a desire to see the growth of competitive junior disc golf, and the organization behind the United States Disc Golf Championship (USDGC) positions them to be an excellent partner for this event. 

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Discraft

With Discraft’s wide reach, name recognition, and being the presenter of the United States Disc Golf Amateur Championship, they are set to be a strong partner for this event.

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Upper Park Designs

Upper Park Designs has established themselves as a recognized innovator and producer of quality disc golf bags and will be the the official disc golf bag of the USJDGC.  With their focus on producing only the best products along with their desire to see the growth of the sport, we believe their partnership here naturally aligns with our goals. 

Event Sponsor Listing

USJDGC SUPPORTER

Be an event supporter and get your name on a commemorative plaque and online listing for the first ever US Junior Disc Golf Championships!

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EVENT DETAILS


The first ever United States Junior Disc Golf Championships will be held August 3-5, 2018 at Smugglers' Notch Disc Golf Center in Jeffersonville, VT.

Maximum capacity is set at 240 players (see registration information for more details).

All PDGA Junior Divisions will be offered at registration. PDGA Junior divisions are divided into six groups based on age.  <=6, <=8, <=10, <=12, <=15, <=18 during the current year.

This tournament will feature a 3 Round PDGA B-Tier tournament (one round per day).

Player check-in will take place August 2, 2018 from 12-6:30PM

A mandatory player meeting will take place on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 6:30PM

A free Ice Cream Social will take place following the player meeting!

Each competitor will receive a player pack valued at more than the entry fee!

Both Brewster Ridge and Fox Run disc golf courses will be used. Players will alternate between courses each day. The courses will be modified appropriately for each division.

Smugglers' Notch is hosting the 2018 PDGA Pro World Championships! Let your kids see, play, and compete on the courses that the professionals will be playing a month later!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION


Registration Fee: $95 per player

Registrations will be handled at Disc Golf Scene which will automatically update the current registration at the PDGA. Please read the 2018 USJDGC Withdrawal and Refund Policy.

January 2, 2018 at 8PM EST: Registration opens with a minimum PDGA rating requirement per division:

  • FJ18 ≥ 625
  • FJ15 ≥ 575
  • FJ12 ≥ 525
  • FJ10 ≥ 425
  • FJ8 ≥ 325
  • FJ6 ≥ 200
  • MJ18 ≥ 900
  • MJ15 ≥ 875
  • MJ12 ≥ 790
  • MJ10 ≥ 630
  • MJ8 ≥ 550
  • MJ6 ≥ 450

February 12, 2018 at 8PM EST: Rating restrictions are removed and registration opens for all junior divisions.

March 12, 2018 at 8PM EST: Registration fully opens. Any remaining spots will be available on a first come first serve basis.

USJDGC Player Infographics

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Support the first ever United States Junior Disc Golf Championship AND gain a very unique and limited run of this artwork! Discraft, Dynamic Discs, and Innova Champion Discs have taken our custom artwork for this event and have hot stamped it onto a popular set of disc molds! Once these are gone, they're gone!

 

The Venue

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Recently voted one of the best family resorts in America! This venue boasts a full variety of championship disc golf options at their two disc golf courses which have served as home for the Green Mountain Championship, a 2017 Disc Golf Pro Tour event. In September of 2018 this venue will also serve as host for the PDGA Pro World Championships!

Hosting the first ever United States Junior Disc Golf Championships at a family resort with amazing disc golf courses only makes sense! With only one round of tournament play happening each day, this allows for families to enjoy all the amazing activities that Smuggs' provides when you stay as their guest! This venue boasts 8 heated pools, 4 waterslides, 2 freshwater reservoirs...and a gazillion gallons of soaking, sliding, splashing water fun! They also have Laser Tag, two Smuggs Warrior courses, a unique climbing wall, zip line tours, ropes course, self-rappelling Leap of Faith, Lazer Maze, and one of a kind slot car rally races! You can also enjoy ping-pong, mini golf, inflatables like the giant slide, pirate ship, and obstacle course, the Littles' Loft featuring Imagination Playground's Big Blue Blocks, bouncy house, creative play store, and MUCH more! They even provide child care for those of you coming with little ones!

This disc golf tournament is not only an invitation to your competitive junior disc golfer, but is an invitation to your whole family! There is something for everyone to do! Whether you are a kid, a teen, or an adult you will not be bored! Make this a family vacation they will never forget!

Find out more about the venue, the lodging accommodations, special event pricing, and many other facts by clicking on the button below!

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Lodging


List of lodging options to come!

For best experience, and to support the event STAY AT SMUGGS!!!
Resort Lodging Deal – Discounts for all players!!!
Group Vacation Package Inclusions:
• Mountainside Resort Village Lodging
• Unlimited Use of the Pool Facilities including Water park, Slides, Hot Tubs & Pools, Basketball, Shuffleboard & Resort Activities
• Guided Hiking and Fitness Programs
• Evening Entertainment for Families and Adults
• The Fun Zone family Entertainment Center.
Great place for the family!

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