The Acadiana Disc Golf Association is proud to present...
YOUR 2019 Southern Nationals Championship
being held Memorial Day Weekend - 5/25 and 5/26 - 2019 in Lafayette Louisiana
Register for YOUR PRO Championship
Registration code is 2019SNPC
- MPO - $80.00
- FPO - $80.00
- MP40 - $80.00
- FP40 - $80.00
- MP50 - $80.00
- FP50 - $80.00
- MP60 - $80.00
- MP70 - $80.00
Register for YOUR AMATEUR Championship
Registration code is 2019SNAC
- MA1 - $40.00
- FA1 - $40.00
- MA40 - $40.00
- FA40 - $40.00
- MA50 - $40.00
- MA60 - $40.00
- MA2 - $40.00
- FA2 - $40.00
- MA3 - $40.00
- FA3 - $40.00
- MJ15 - $40.00
- FJ15 - $40.00
It goes without saying but I'll say it anyway - you must have 2 points in the Southern Nationals Series during the 2018 season to play in this event.
Also, please take a minute to review the following passage from the SN Handbook concerning who is and isn't eligible to play which division in the championships...
2.10 Player division classification for a SNAC and SNPC is determined by the players Amateur Status and division qualification as provided in Section 1 on the last day of the SNDG qualifying season.
- 2.10.1 Example this allows players whose skills have improved to move up to start a new SN season without affecting their division qualification at any Championships for the previous season.
- 2.10.2 Example that a player in the Advanced (ADV) division throughout the 2015 season who first played in the Pro Open (PO) division on May 1, 2016 can accept Pro cash in that event and still play in the SNAC on May 14, 2016 in the Advanced (ADV) division because that was the players division status at the end of the 2015 qualifying season.
- 2.10.3 Example that a female born player without Amateur Status may compete in the SNAC in an Amateur division not restricted to female born players if Amateur points, age and award acceptance requirements for the division are met.
- 2.10.4 Example that players with applicable points who turn 40 in 2016 are qualified for the P40 division at the 2016 Championships, even if they did not play in a Master age division during the qualifying season, because Pro points qualify for all SNPC non-gender-restricted divisions except for invitational purposes. Amateur points qualify in the same cross-division way for the SNAC.
Don't get sneaky or catch amnesia, check your points and sign up for the right division, don't make me hostile.
Overview of the Weekend's Schedule
- Check in at the Lafayette Parks Department building at Girard Park
- 12:00 - 6:00 pm (tentative)
- A flex start mini at Girard Park's 9-hole course (Lafayette's original) during the day Friday is planned for interested players
- Player's meeting at the big pavilion at Pa Davis Park (tournament central)
- I start yapping at 8:30 am
- First round tees at 10:00 am
- Second round tee times will be announced Saturday following the conclusion of the first round
- Course and tee assignments vary by division and can be found below
- Player's party Saturday evening at Cafe 20.3 on the Bayou
- Third round tees at 9:00 am
- Players report directly to their courses
- Final nine holes following a cut of the field will be held at Pa Davis Sunday afternoon
- Final nine will tee sequentially starting at Hole 1 for Pool A finishing at Hole 9 and at Hole 10 for Pools B & C finishing at Hole 18
- Awards ceremony at tournament central will follow the conclusion of the final nine
Pool A : PRO SIDE - MPO, MP40, MP50, MP60, MP70, FPO, FP40 & FP50
- 1st round - Saturday Morning - Duzee Gold at Acadiana
- 2nd round - Saturday Afternoon - Pa Davis
- 3rd round - Sunday Morning - Heymann
- Final 9 - Sunday Afternoon - Holes 1-9 at Pa Davis
Pool B : AM SIDE - MA1, FA1, MA40, MA50
- 1st round - Saturday Morning - Heymann
- 2nd round - Saturday Afternoon - Duzee (some gold tees)
- 3rd round - Sunday Morning - Pa Davis
- Final 9 - Sunday Afternoon - Holes 10-18 at Pa Davis
Pool C : AM SIDE - MA2, FA2, MA3, FA3, MA60, FA40, MJ15, FJ15
- 1st round - Saturday Morning - Pa Davis (some blue tees)
- 2nd round - Saturday Afternoon - Heymann (some blue tees)
- 3rd round - Sunday Morning - Duzee (some blue tees)
- Final 9 (50% cut) - Sunday Afternoon - Holes 10-18 at Pa Davis
Girard Park - 500 Girard Park Dr. Lafayette, LA 70503
Pa Davis Park - 300 Hines Ave. Lafayette, LA 70501
Acadiana Park - 1005 E. Alexander St. Lafayette, LA 70501
Heymann Park - 1500 S Orange St. Lafayette, Louisiana 70501
Cafe 20.3 on the Bayou - 1500 General Mouton Ave, Lafayette, LA 70501
Garden Plaza Hotel and Conference Center - 2032 NE Evangeline Dr, Lafayette, LA 70501
Acadiana Park Campground - 1201 E. Alexander St. Lafayette, LA 70501
Player's Packs - more swag may be added, check for updates - as of 03/31..
The first 120 players registered for the Amateur Championship
- Custom stamped distance driver from Trilogy (DD, L64, Westside)
- Custom stamped fairway driver from Innova
- Custom stamped mid-range from Discraft
- Custom stamped putt & approach chosen from Gateway or Prodigy
- Tournament shirt
- Mini marker
- Reusable scorecard
- Bug spray
The first 70 players registered for the Pro Championship
- Tournament shirt
- Mini marker
- Microfiber Towel
- Reusable scorecard
- Bug spray
Thanks to Mr Shawn Johnson (my doubles partner) and the fine folks at the Garden Plaza Hotel and Conference Center for offering us the outstanding price of only $59.00 per night for this event. Give them a call at (337) 233-6815 and book your stay.
Camping and RV sites are also available at the Acadiana Park Campground - (337) 291-8388
Thanks to Mr Donovan Boudreaux (disc golfer extraordinaire) and the fine folks at Cafe 20.3 on the Bayou for having us over to their place for the player's party Saturday night. Food will be served and drinks will flow. Bring your putter for some rings-of-fire and join us in applauding the winners of the 2018 Southern Nationals awards.
As always, the SNPC is one of a handful of tournaments throughout the year where players can get qualified for the United States Disc Golf Championship at Rock Hill, SC. Innova has once again generously bestowed 5 of these coveted spots to the SN and this championship is your chance to win one.
To be perfectly clear, this will be open to any and all Pool A players - all professional divisions including age protected. Five lowest scores for the weekend win an invitation to the 2019 USDGC. In the event that players were already qualified, the spots bump down until they are all filled. A sudden death playoff will be held in the event of a tie for any spot(s) and players must be PDGA current members and pass the rules exam prior to the USDGC per its classification as an NT tier event.
- $600 - Course Sponsorship - 3 available : One of the three courses played for the championship will be renamed for you or your business for that weekend. For example, Heymann Park would become the John Smith Course at Heymann Park if John Smith were the sponsor. The course's new name would appear on all signage for that course as well as the sponsor's logo or name being featured prominently on all the tournament shirts and printed media including the reusable scorecards given to all players.
- $300 - Front 9/Back 9 - 6 available : Basket top signs bearing the sponsor's name or logo will appear on every hole on the nine holes sponsored. No other part of the course captures the players focus like the baskets and this is an excellent opportunity to capture their attention. The front 9/back 9 sponsors will also appear on the tournament shirts as well as the printed media including the reusable scorecards.
- $100 - Holes - 18 available : An 18 x 24 sign bearing the sponsor's logo or name will appear on one hole on each course. For example, the sponsor of hole one will have their sign on hole one on all three courses. They will also appear on the tournament shirts and caddie books.
- All sponsors will be promoted verbally at the tournament and online beforehand.
TD - Jacques Giraud - firstname.lastname@example.org
More Info and updates to come