Tours:

Tours in 1.Vilnius'2016


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NEWS

Groups for Round 3:

Groups for ROUND 3 are published on skoorin.com

Info for FINALS:

Number of players for finals:
MPO – 12 (3 groups of 4 players). Starting holes – 1,3,11
FPO – 4 (1 group). Starting hole – 17
MPM – 8 (2 groups of 4 players). Starting holes – 14,15
MJ2 – 4 (1 group). Starting hole – 16

Final Payouts info:

Final payouts for all pro divisions. Total money purse is expected to be 690 EUR!

MPO – total 47 players, 10 playing for money purse. Top 4 out of 10 will be paid out – 1st – 180 EUR, 2nd – 115 EUR, 3rd – 80 EUR, 4th – 60 EUR (Total payout – 435 EUR).

Competing for PRO payout: Gabrielius    Gricius, Gunars    Grundmanis, Karolis    Lukosevicius, Mallor    Mettis, Mark    Duubas, Mindaugas    Pošius, Rene    Mengel, Robi    Männiste, Taavi    Aavasalu, Tomi    Joki-Hollanti

FPO – total 8 players, 3 playing for money purse. Top 2 out of 3 will be paid out – 1st – 60 EUR, 2nd – 40 EUR (Total payout – 100 EUR).

Competing for PRO payout: Anna    Riekstina, Elena    Vecmane, Mireta    Jurgeleviciute

MPM – total 19 players, 3 playing for money purse. Top 2 out of 3 will be paid out – 1st – 95 EUR, 2nd – 60 EUR (Total payout – 155 EUR).

Competing for PRO payout: Darius    Gricius, Raimo    Kimmel, Tadas    Uselis

Round 1 info:

Self check-in is done at tee #1. Scorecards can be picked up from Tee #1 from 8 am. Scorecards must be returned to tournament center at Belmontas! (don’t leave it on the course! responsibility of returning a scorecard lays with each player personally!).

CTPs: CTP will be payed on round 1 and round 2 – on holes #2 and #13. 4 prizes in total. Please measure your distance, mark your name and disc you used!

Scoring: All players are welcome to enter scores to skoorin.com during the round, but it is not mandatory. Player entering skoorin results can refuse to write paper scorecards. In anyway – paper scorecards are official ones! In case of miss-match with skoorin results, paper scorecards will be used. Don’t forget to calculate and write total score on your paper scorecard! (in case of missing total score – penalty of +2 points applies!).

Groups:

Groups for Round1 (in pdf format).

DOUBLES

Friday Doubles competition -Played from noon (12 pm) and must be finished before 6 pm

Doubles competition will be played in two divisions – Open (any pair can play) and Mixed (1 open + 1 woman or junior (MJ2)). Fee – 5 EUR per pair (in both divisions).

Doubles payouts – 100% of – Open – top3 (50%, 30%, 20%) and Winners in Mixed division.

Registration – for doubles (and also – for the tournament) – close to Tee #1.

Money purse:

All players in Pro divisions (MPO, MPM, FPO) – can play for money purse. Player must pay 40 EUR fee to be eligible to win. Players who paid only 20 EUR fee are allowed to upgrade  to 40 EUR fee during Friday registration. Final money purse will be announced at Friday night.

Hole-in-one bank:

Hole-in-one bank is traveling from one BST tournament to another if not won. Vilnius Open starts the season with last year’s H-i-O bank of 104 EUR, which came from last BST tournament! Players to compete for H-i-O must pay 1 EUR fee during registration – it will be added to current purse! It will be paid out to all players who makes Hole in one during the tournament. In case of several H-i-O’s the bank will be shared equally.

Vilnius Open’2016 (1st tournament of BST’2016) – 23-24 April, 2016

Short description:
Puckoriai Park is still a project for a permanent disc golf park. It’s a Public Park with ideal landscape for disc golf. There are few wonderful down and uphill shots, some challenging OBs, some really long shots for big arms. Fantastic and pictorial park in spring time.
Come to the tournament, support disc golf development in heart of Lithuania – Vilnius.
Be part of Prodiscus Baltic Sea Tour’2016!

Video of last year final round on DelfiTV (with Lithuanian commentary)

Organizer: Vilnius DiscGolf Club
Where: Puckoriu Park, Vilnius, Lithuania
Tournament center: Belmontas
Date: 23, 24 April, 2016 (Practice and Doubles on 22 April)
Divisions:

• MPO (open for any player),
• MJ2 (juniors II (born 2001 or later)),
• FPO (female division),
• MPM (Masters (born 1976 or earlier)).

Player`s fee:
• MPO – 20 Eur or 40 Eur *
• FPO – 20 Eur or 40 Eur *
• MPM – 20 Eur or 40 Eur *
• MJ2 – 10 Eur

*Players paying 20 Eur play only for trophies; paying 40 Eur – for trophies and cash prizes. Despite chosen fee, players compete in the same division. More details – in Pizes section (bellow).

All payment information is given in Registration section.

PDGA sanctioning: C-Tier

Staff:
● TD: Darius Gricius (#41932), tel. +370 687 81223, e-mail: darosg [at] gmail.com
● co-TD: Tadas Uselis (#41940), tel. +370 611 14105, e-mail: tadascc[at] gmail.com
● co-TD: Skirmantas Bikelis (#51470), tel. +370 600 02517, e-mail: skirmantas.bikelis[at] gmail.com

Dress code: Please follow PDGA rules regarding dress code.

Prizes:

First three places in all divisions get trophies.

MJ2 division plays for trophies only.

PRO divisions (MPO, FPO and MPM) players can choose to play for cash prize+trophies or “trophies only”.

How it works?:

Player has to choose the fee level when registering – 40 EUR to play for cash prizes+trophies, or 20 EUR – to play only for trophies.

Cash prize size: 25 EUR from each player paying 40 EUR fee goes towards cash prize. Organizers will add 5 EUR per each player with 20 EUR towards cash prize too.

Payout: Only players playing for cash prizes (i.e. paying 40 EUR fee) will share the cash prize! 40% of those players will share the cash bank according PDGA rules. Exact payout will be announced right before tournament.

BST points: The tournament is part of Baltic Sea Tour and all participants are awarded with BST points which count for overall BST standing.

Tournament format:

3 rounds of 18 holes + 9 holes final (at least 25% of each division)

1st round – random mix of player (all divisions together)
2nd round – players grouped by results of 1st round (all divisions together)
3rd round – players grouped by total result of 1st and 2nd rounds and by divisions
Final – at least 25% of each division

In case of tie for finalist (more players qualifying to the final) after 3 rounds sudden death competition played among tied players on 3 holes (#2, #17, #18). If it is still a tie – CTP is played (~halfway to hole #1).

Hole for Finals: 1, 2, 3, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 (1290 meters, PAR 33).

Rules: Official PDGA rules are applied.

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Groups for Round1 (in pdf format).

Registered players list on skoorin.com.

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Course & Equipment: public park, 18 holes!
Holes lengths are between 60 and 290 meters. There are quite few challenging OBs, wonderful up and down hill shots.

Course map – NEW edition for 2016 competition: MAP and Hole-by-hole

Location and driving directions: Parking place at tournament center (Belmontas).

NB! Driving direction – different street leads to tournament center than to the course. If you happen to drive to the course – don’t panic – go on Puckoriu asphalt street – continue on the street turning left to Belmonto street and park at the last parking lot. Then cross the river by feet – and you are here.

For Friday – registration will be at hole #1 – drive to the course. You can park on the street around tees #3 or #17 – possible parking place.

Those taking taxi – ask driver to take you to “Belmontas”.

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Friday (22nd, April)

10.00  Course opens for practice

12.00 – 18.00 Players registration (on the course – by hole 1)

12.00 – 18.00 Doubles

18.30 Players Meeting (mandatory) – at BELMONTAS (Seklyčia)

19.00 Players Dinner

Saturday (23rd, April)

8.00-8.30 Players Check-in (mandatory) – pick scorecards at Tee #1

9.00 1st round – 18 holes

13.00   Collecting of the scorecards

13.00  Lunch break

15.00  Gathering, scorecard distribution

15.30  2nd round – 18 holes

19.00  Collecting of the scorecards

Sunday (24th, April)

8.00-8.30 Players Check-in (mandatory)

9.00  3rd round – 18 holes

13.00  Collecting of the scorecards

13.00  Lunch break

14.30  Final – at least 25% of each division

16.00   Collecting of the scorecards

16.10  Prize ceremony (at hole #18)!

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Results of the tournament – updated on  and PDGA.com

Friday Doubles results:

Open division winners:

1. Gunars / Aigars – 51 (-11) (25 EUR)

2. Aurelijus / Pranciškus – 52 (-10) (12,5 EUR)

2. Robi / Mark – 52 (-10) (12,5 EUR)

Mix division:

1. Liis / Aigar – 59 (-3) (20 EUR)

Full results of Friday Doubles – on skoorin.com

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Food: Acceptance of orders has already stopped. Additional orders might be taken during Friday registrations, but it cannot be guaranteed now.

Lodging:

Hotels (order by rates and best suite place)

Ecotel Vilnius

Radisson Blue

Novotel

Rudninku vartai

Group Europa

Budget accommodation (order by rates and best suite place)

Downtown Forest

Užupio namai b&B

A hostel

Old town hostel

Filaretai hostel

And many more on booking.com

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REGISTRATION STAGES

Baltic Sea Tour welcomes all players to the tour. The registration will come in 3 stages. BST always had some special treatment for the Tour players. 1st stage will have priority for extended top list of last year season in each division (important – PDGA membership is required in Stage1!). As there is more and more interest to grow PDGA rating among players, the second stage will have priority for current PDGA members. 3rd stage will be open for all players.

STAGE1 – opens 14/03 9 am, closes 18/03 8:59 am

Priority for top players (~33% in each division) from Prodiscus Baltic Sea Tour’2015 – MPO – TOP50 players, FPO – TOP10 players, MPM – TOP15 players, MJ2 – TOP10 players.

Link to last year overall player rankings.

Current PDGA membership is also required (it’s not enough to be in top list!).

Note – if player is among listed top players, but qualifies (or wishes to play in) different division – he/she is welcome to register in Stage1! (example – last year junior TOP9 Eivinas Dziena only qualify to MPO this year (because of age limitations) – he is welcome to register to MPO in stage1).

STAGE2 – opens 18/03 9 am, closes 23/03 8:59 am

This stage is open for all PDGA members.

The only limitation is Juniors division (MJ2) – additional special rules apply (for stage2 and stage3). MJ2 player can register if:

he/she is PDGA member with a rating of 650+

he/she is born on year 2001 – 2004

if junior player doesn’t meet any of requirements above, but feels that he/she is ready for full weekend of discgolf on demanding course, he/she must get approval from his country coordinator. Please contact Tour Director (Darius Gricius – darosg [at] gmail [dot] com ).

STAGE3 – opens 23/03 9 am, closes 18/04 8:59 am

In this stage all players can register, with only limitations for Mj2 players (please see stage2 for details).

FOR ALL STAGES: in PRO divisions you have to choose if you play for CASH prize at the tournament (fee – 40 EUR) or for TROPHIES ONLY (fee – 20 EUR).

Registration will be confirmed if done on right stage, and fully paid (i.e. there is no payment deadline – player has to pay player’s fee immediately to guarantee his/her spot in the tournament; first paid – first served). Only when player has been marked as confirmed he/she is in the tournament.

Waiting list will be established only if there are 80 paid players (not including 10 spots reserved for TDs wildcards).

Important: Registration made during wrong stage (when player was not eligible to register) will be manually removed from skoorin.com system. Player will need to register again when his/her valid stage of registration starts.

PAYMENT INFO:

Please make payment of your fee to this account:

Account owner (Beneficiary’s name): Vilniaus diskgolfo klubas

Organization code: 303260020

Account number: LT76 3500 0100 0150 4202

Bank name: EVP International UAB

Bank address: Menulio 7, Vilnius, Lithuania

SWIFT: EVIU LT 21XXX

Payment purpose – please state the following information: Vilnius Open, name, surname and division (+chosen fee) of the player (or players) you are paying for!

Registration will be done on skoorin.com system – it is advised to create a user account on the system before registering. IMPORTANT – please use your real name, surname, and PDGA number in your account details! (in case you already have an account – please make sure you use real details as “Your player name” and “PDGA#”.

Click here for REGISTRATION FORM !

Tournament size:
Maximum number of players – 90. TD keeps 10 wild cards. In case of more players registered waiting list will be established.

Cancellation and refunds: Cancellations from the tournament should be done only with serious reason. If cancellation is made during March – paid fee is refunded back to player -5 eur (minus 5 eur administration fee). For all cancellation made during April 1 to 10 – fee are refunded with -10 EUR (administration fee). After April 10 – no fee refund is possible.

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