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Collegiate Matching Baskets Program - Disc Golf Foundation

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Collegiate Matching Baskets Program - Disc Golf Foundation

A place for discussion and learning about the Disc Golf Foundation's matching basket program for colleges and universities.

Website: http://www.discgolffoundation.net
Members: 9
Latest Activity: Apr 21, 2011

How Does It Work?

Three manufacturerers, Discraft, the Disc Golf Association, and Innova Champion, provide baskets for this program, which is limited to no more than six (6) campuses a year.

If a campus qualifies, then it orders 18 baskets from one of the above manufacturers, and pays for nine (9), as well as shipping and handling for all 18. The manufacturer ships eighteen (18) baskets.

Some of the qualifications:

- The course must be safely designed and the design approved;
- Finances to pay for the 9 baskets and s/h must be available;
- The course must be on property owned by the college or university;
- Only colleges and universities can qualify; and
- The course must be open to the general public.

Find out more on the official pages of the Disc Golf Foundation.

Discussion Forum

Matching Baskets Grant Application

Started by Terry "the Pirate" Calhoun Dec 26, 2009.

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Comment by Austin Skakle on February 1, 2010 at 12:30am
Terry,
Is the program still active? I have mailed the application to the address on the Disc Golf Foundation website's Application.
Thanks,
Austin
Comment by Rizbee on May 26, 2009 at 6:37pm
Hi Terry,

The web pages for the Disc Golf Foundation that you provide above are not working. Is the organization still functioning, and if so, is there another place to go for information?

Thanks,

Allen
Comment by Rizbee on March 30, 2009 at 11:44am
Much progress happening here - going to get price quotes on baskets for university administration to see. We will have to raise all our own funds, but I have a qualified team for that task!
Comment by Yank It Right on December 16, 2008 at 11:07am
Meeting set for Jan 7th.. Got the application off the webpage. Is there any kind of backup on these where they carry over apps from 08 to 09? or does it restart in 09?. Any recomendations on application? Look out VA disc golf is exploding (34 to 43 courses in 08)
Comment by Yank It Right on November 7, 2008 at 11:31am
Anybody.. the DGF site seems down and nothing is on PDGA right now. does anyone have a flyer / printable mission / information on the application. I have a meeting with VPI &SU (VATECH) in the next two weeks to present disc golf information on course sustainability/needs for the college. The meeting will be with th director of rec sports ass director sports clubs, intermural director, facilities person. Also any other information/ contacts at other colleges that have used/liked the program would be great to be able to give out at this meeting. Thanks Josh Taft.
Comment by Rizbee on July 16, 2008 at 6:06pm
I just received a verbal "let's do it" from the Athletic Director here at Cal State University San Marcos to install a golf course. It will probably take a year or so to jump through all of the administrative hoops, but it will be worth it. I now know where to go for baskets!!
Comment by Terry "the Pirate" Calhoun on July 11, 2008 at 11:12am
On July 10, we notified the College of South Idaho that its grant for 9 matching baskets had been granted, and that its baskets would come from Innova Champion. Thanks, Innova Champion!
 

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