The Community of Disc Golfers and About All Things Disc Golf

Volume 2, Number 1

Events in January and February 2008

Jan 5 Ice Burrg Open
Jan 12 California Dreaming
Jan 12 Ice Bowl Kalamazoo
Jan 13 Freezebee Ice Bowl
Jan 19 Ice Bowl Chilli Cook-off
Jan 26 MIDGC #5
Jan 27 Chills at the Mills

Feb 2 Flip City - CVCF Ice Bowl
Feb 9 Cracked Plastic Classic
Feb 9 Turn up the Heat
Feb 10 Cracked Plastic Classic
Feb 16 Vienna Ice Bowl
Feb 23 MIDGC #6

online meeting:
February 4, 2008 (maybe)

Inquiries about the meetings: MDGO@MDGO.org

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Happy Huckin, ... Stephanai

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2008 MDGO Preliminary Tournament Schedule

Happy New Year! As we start off the new year we can wonder what disc golf possibilities lie ahead for us all. How many Aces will we get and where, will we place in a sanctioned event, or how many events can we participate in and which ones will they be, etc...? Rest assured the state will be full of great events and your local Tournament Directors and league representatives have been busy planning the statewide schedule. We did all of this in hopes of providing the best disc golf opportunities so each of us has the chance to answer the questions asked above and more. Like the fresh snow outside with no footprints the 2008 year is new so start making your disc golf plans soon.

The MDGO E-Newsletter for this month will also include tournament information for February in the left cloumn. I will try to add two months worth of events in the left cloumn if this helps TD's and players plan accordingly. The 2008 schedule is still preliminary but it will be approved and ready to publish soon. Until then you can take advantage of many Ice Bowls going on in your local areas.
Have a great 2008 Disc Golf Season!
...John Minicuci #22116

One of the banner events for nearly all the Michigan disc golfers in 2008 will surely be the Pro/Amateur World Championships presented by Bell ’s Brewery. It will take place in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek during August 8 - 16, 2008. A great deal of information about it can be found at http://www.2008discgolfworlds.com.

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What if you could close your eyes, turn around, and when you opened them again you were in a disc golf clubhouse with more than a thousand friends? Even better: Just go here: www.discgolfersR.us. Just before Christmas, I opened up Disc Golfers R Us, on the Web, with " Face book/MySpace" social networking functionality. So far disc golfers from 25 countries, and from every US state and Canadian province had visited. They're sharing thousands of pictures, hundreds of videos, collecting networks of friends, and using the live chat to save cell phone minutes. Come over to the disc golf clubhouse. Happy New Year - R U Connected?
...Terry Calhoun #15117

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Happy Huckin,

January's Events:

The Local101 Presents California Dreamin' on Saturday, January 12th. It will be a singles tournament where everyone plays Cali !! This means you get one extra shot per hole. TDs are Josh Romine and Daemon Stahlin. If you bring in 5 food items you will get $5 off entry. We will donate all food to the Food Gatherers. http://www.foodgatherers.org/ Also, there will be a Chili Cookoff for lunch. FREE Chili provided for all players. Ace Pool will be $5

This event will be played at Hudson Mills in Ann Arbor with registration between 8:00am - 9:00am and the players meeting: 9:15 am and tee-off scheduled for 9:30 am For more info visit: http://www.local101dg.com/

The Motor City Chain Gang presents the 5th Annual FREEZEBEE Ice Bowl Open at Firefighters Park in Troy on Sunday, January 13th. All proceeds go to the Detroit Capuchin Soup Kitchen. The entry fee for this is $30 plus two discs for all Pro players and $20 for all AM's. The FREEZEBEE was in the Disc Golf World News Top 10 donations for weight donation. In addition to the pounds of food the FREEZEBEE also donated $1200.00. Mulligans were used. For more information call (248) 515-0350. Here is a link to the flyer: http://www.flyingsaucerdg.com/events2008/tourneys/fibo/fibo.JPG

Sunday, January 28 A3 will be hosting the Chills at the Mills Disc Golf tournament. The TD Jamie "Duck" Ward can be reached at 734 484-3818 or e-mail at admin@rollinghillsdisc.com You can also visit their website at http://www.a3disc.org/

Winter Leagues:

Bill McKenzie is running a weekly league all winter long Saturdays at 1:00pm. 24 holes. $3 to play; Prize pool, Ace pool, & Showdown. Ribbons required on disc with more than an inch of snow.

The Saturday morning Bobis Doubles is played at 1:00 pm rotating between Firefighters, Stony Creek, Starr-Jaycee, and River Bends Park in that order. It is a $5 random draw doubles format with a $1 Ace Pool which carries over weekly until hit. This league runs until the Bobis Ace Race in April. The Ace Pool will carry over and get added into the Ace Race payout. For more information contact John Minicuci @ aDiscGolfNut@Yahoo.com or (248) 515-0350. Here is a link to the complete schedule: Bobis Saturday Doubles

Coming in February's Newsleter:
MIDGC, The Constitution, and more!

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