It is that time of year again to remember our veterans past and present. Niagara University Veterans are hosting another Memorial Day Tournament to support the CSM Kirtchen Scholarship Fund. This fund helps veterans whose benefits do not completely cover the cost of their education at Niagara University.
DATE & TIME: Monday, May 25th at 9:00am
(9:00am - registration, 10:30 Opening Ceremony followed by round 1)
LOCATION: Beaver Island State Park
2136 West Oakfield Road
Grand Island, NY 14072
ENTRY FEES: $55.00 Open Division $45.00 Advanced Division
(US Funds Only) $30.00 Recreation Division $25.00 NU Students , Faculty, & Staff
(Entries close at 10:15am) Only 72 slots open first come first to enter. All late entries will notified
and refunded. Chivetta's Chicken included with entry fee.
PLAYER PACKETS: Available for pick-up on tournament day only starting at 9am at registration tent.
CHEERS TO YOU! Commemorative choice Tern Innova Disc for all registered participants!
AWARDS: Cash Prizes awarded to 50% of Open registrants based off $25.00 of entry fee. Cash Prizes awarded to 50% of Advanced registrants based off $15.00 of entry fee Trophies for top 3 of Recreation and NU affiliates combined. Challenge Coin to First Place only of all 3 divisions.
PLAY FOR A HERO: Each participant will receive a dog tag with the name of a fallen hero of New York to play for.
RAFFLES: There will be a 50/50 raffle as well as raffle tickets for Innova sponsored Merchandise.
Last two years we raised a combined $6,000 for the scholarship with 44 out of 108 slots filled. We are hoping to triple that amount. Thank you all who supported and played in our event and hope to see you again this year. You can register online at [a href="http://www.niagara.edu/discgolf"]www.niagara.edu/discgolf[/a]
[font size="6"]Please pre-register at the link above so we know how much food to order.[/font]
Karl R. Hinterberger
Waitlist at: http://discap.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=52042#p52042
24 spots remain!!
WE HAVE EXCEEDED THE HALF WAY MARK!!!!!
Total money raised - $3,109.00
Money needed for baskets - $6,000.00
Estimated money needed for tee pads - $2000.00
Below is a list of who has paid sponsorship money to Dylan or me in order in which it has been received.
1. Barret Bateman - $300
2. Dylan Rees - $300
3. Black Birds - $300
4. Jake Peters - $300
5. Wednesday Night League - $300
Other money received:
• Big thanks to Trip and please go out on Sundays to shoot with the group and raise money.
o Week 1 - $131
o Week 2 - $123
o Week 3 - $100
o Week 4 - $90
o Week 5 - $50
o Week 6 - $115
• CNYDGA has donated $1000.00 to the project
For those who have indicated they will sponsor a hole, but have not provided their sponsorship money remember that you will be able to choose which hole you are sponsoring in the order in which we receive you money.
1. Doug and Karl Bauer
2. Adam Kraebel and Crew
3. Circle Seven Disc Golf
4. Tammy Shofner
5. Jeremy Bargabos and Crew
6. Stephanie Draper
7. Tony Mack
Finally, please go out and support Mike Morano in his fundraising efforts this summer by participating in The Big Lid on May 9th, The One & Done on May 30th, and the CNY Monthly Singles. Mike will be donating a portion of the proceeds from each event to the Van Buren Disc Golf Course Project.
The Battle at Arrowhead will be happening this year on Saturday, May 9th. I can't wait to play the course again, and this year I plan on making a couple tweaks to make the course even more fun.
Again, this will be a trophy only tournament with tons of CTP prizes, games, and Raffle Prizes.
100% of funds raised go to the YMCA and helping families that cannot afford childcare and/or the summer camp experience.
Registration is $25 and will include a Disc, a Mini, and a Lunch (Similar to last year)
I am also looking for:
Hole Sponsors - $25
Prize Sponsors - Anything that you deem raffleworthy
Players- Yes you - It is a great time!
Volunteers- People to help with setup in the morning, takedown in the evening, photographer, etc
And Baskets - We can't do this without a total of 19 baskets (Yes I will be putting one on top of the 55' climbing tower again)
Online Registration: http://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/The_Battle_at_Arrowhead_II_2015
Thank you all very much!