Inaugural 2016 LoCo Tag Match this Sunday!

We just can’t wait any longer! The first LoCo tag match of 2016 will be held at Franklin Park this Sunday, February 7th at 10AM. This is a FREE ONE ROUND EVENT and a chance for everyone to pick up their membership packages and jockey for postion. We’ll be playing the LoCo Ice Bowl layout and everything gets started at 10am at the Rotary Pavilion near hole 10.

Please spread the word and we hope to see you there

John Biscoe to Design New Course in Lucketts

The sport of disc golf has experienced explosive growth over the past few years and so has the interest in it from both public parks and private landowners. As we’ve seen lately, Loudoun County has not been immune to this.

The LoCo Disc Golf Club couldn’t be more excited to announce that we have signed an official Memorandum of Understanding with the board of directors of The Freedom Center in Lucketts, VA to develop no less than 27 holes of disc golf on their land. This beautiful 100 acre piece of property has amazing features with elevation, water, and lots and lots of trees.

Overhead View of Freedom Center

Club member Tim Lawson proposed the idea to club leadership late last year and after months of discussion with the property owners, and a signed agreement in place, we embarked upon finding an experienced disc golf course designer. We are very fortunate to have engaged John Biscoe to help us make this dream a reality. Not only has John been one of the pillars of disc golf in the Commonwealth for close to two decades, he is the designer of Virginia’s highest rated disc golf course, Hawk Hollow. If you’ve ever played Hawk Hollow then you know how lucky we are to have John working with us on the development of this course.

We expect the design to be completed in March at which time the real work begins. We’ll need all hands on deck for both building the course and raising money for equipment. Keep your eyes open for more information as we get started on what promises to be Northern Virginia’s next great disc golf course.

LoCo December Monthly

On the day after Christmas, all around Franklin, there will be disc golfers throwing, to improve their rankin’.

Join us on Saturday, December 26th for the final tag match of 2015!

All skill-levels welcome! Cash and prizes for all divisions! CTPs and Ace Pot! Women play for FREE!

Once again, we’ll be collecting donations of both canned food and cash in advance of the Ice Bowl to benefit Loudoun Interfaith Relief. We are grateful for your generosity!

Date

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

Location

Franklin Park, Purcellville, Virginia

Layout

The Best of Franklin Park

Schedule

Check in between 8:30-9:00 at the Rotary Pavilion near Hole 10.
Players Meeting at 9:15

Player Divisions* & Entry Fees

$15.00 Blue – Pro [rating 935+]
$10.00 White – Advanced [rating <935]
$10.00 Red – Intermediate [rating <900]
$10.00 Green – Recreational [rating <850]
$10.00 Unrated
FREE Women

* Ratings are guidelines and unrated players will be placed in the appropriate division based on experience level and past results. Divisions may be consolidated based on attendance.

2016 LoCo Disc Golf Club Membership Drive

Help support the growth of disc golf in Loudoun County and have fun while doing it!

2016 LoCo Disc Golf Club membership is only $26 for new members* and $21 for returning members*.

All members receive:

  • LoCo Disc Golf Club Bottle Opener Bag Tag
  • LoCo Disc Golf Club Shirt
  • LoCo Disc Golf Club Mini
  • Paragon Golf Towel
  • PDGA Membership Discount

Register for 2016 LoCo Disc Golf Club membership online today!

2016 LoCo Ice Bowl and Chili Cook-off

5th Annual LoCo Ice Bowl and Chili Cook-off at Franklin Park

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Update: Due to inclement weather, the 5th Annual LoCo Ice Bowl and Chili Cook-off at Franklin Park has been postponed to Saturday, February 27th.

Franklin Park in Purcellville, VA will once again play host to the 5th annual LoCo Ice Bowl and Chili Cook-off sponsored by LoCo Disc Golf to benefit Loudoun Interfaith Relief.

Last year we raised $3,000.00 for Loudoun Interfaith Relief. Let’s break some records this year and aim for $5,000.00.

Register Online at Disc Golf Scene

Donate to Loudoun Interfaith Relief Online

LOCATION

Franklin Park Disc Golf Course
Purcellville, VA

SCHEDULE

Saturday, February 27th, 2016
Registration: 9 – 10AM
Players Meeting: 10:15AM
Tee-time: 10:30AM
Chili Cook-off: Immediately following the round

REGISTRATION

$30 + 2 cans of food – Register online at Disc Golf Scene

FUNDRAISERS

Download LoCo Ice Bowl Pledge Sheet

Hole Sponsorships are available for $20

All proceeds go to Loudoun Interfaith Relief. Together we can make a difference!

 

LoCo November Monthly

Are you like just about everyone else and tend to eat too much on Thanksgiving? Well, we’ve got just the event for you to help you work off those calories. That’s right, it’s the LoCo Monthly!

Join us on Saturday, November, 28th for a good workout and meet the candidates for the 2016 LoCo Disc Golf Club Board of Directors.

All skill-levels welcome! Cash and prizes for all divisions! CTPs and Ace Pot! Women play for FREE!

Date

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

Franklin Park, Purcellville, Virginia

Schedule

Check in between 8:30-9:00 at the Rotary Pavilion near Hole 10.
Players Meeting at 9:15

Player Divisions* & Entry Fees

$15.00 Blue – Pro [rating <970]
$10.00 White – Advanced [rating <935]
$10.00 Red – Intermediate [rating <900]
$10.00 Green – Recreational [rating <850]
$10.00 Unrated
FREE Women

* Ratings are guidelines and unrated players will be placed in the appropriate division based on experience level and past results. Divisions may be consolidated based on attendance.

Layout

  • 1-17: Red to Purple
  • 18: Red to Yellow

2015 LoCo Disc Golf Club Annual Meeting

Meeting Minutes

For those of you that were not able to attend the LoCo Annual Club Meeting after the October Club Monthly on Saturday, October 24th, the meeting minutes have been uploaded.

We are pleased to announce that we received the 2/3 majority vote (45-0-1) required to approve the proposed LoCo Disc Golf Club Charter. Thanks to everyone that took the time to create the charter and to all of you that read it and provided input and feedback.

Annual Elections

The LoCo Disc Golf Club Charter calls for the annual election of 5 club officers who will form the LoCo Disc Golf Club Board of Directors. If you are a current 2015 LoCo Disc Golf Club member and are interested in becoming a LoCo Disc Golf Club Officer, please send your candidate submission to [email protected] no later than November 20th, 2015. Submissions should include a brief statement of why they are running and candidates are invited to use the LoCo Monthly on Saturday, November 28th to address the club and officially introduce themselves.

All current members of the LoCo Disc Golf Club are invited to vote. Balloting will take place online and will open on December 12th and close on December 25th. For those that are unable to vote online, there will be an opportunity to cast your ballot during the LoCo December Monthly on December 26th, 2015. Election results will be announced at the LoCo December Monthly and elected officers will take office on January 1st, 2016. 

LoCo October Monthly

On the heels of last month’s LoCo Open, it’s time to resume our regularly scheduled programming with the LoCo October Monthly this Saturday, October 24th at Franklin Park. As always, there will be cash and prizes for all divisions, CTPs, and an ace pot! 

Check in between 8:30-9:00 at the Rotary Pavilion near Hole 10.
Players Meeting at 9:15

Pro Divisions: $15.00
Amateur Divisions: $10.00
Women: FREE!

This month, LoCo Disc Golf Club is partnering with Thrive DC to hold our first ever ‘Share the Warmth’ winter clothes drive.

As you begin to prepare switch out your wardrobe in anticipation of the coming colder months, please take a moment to set aside any coats, hoodies, gloves, hats, scarves, blankets, and even sleeping bags you no longer need and bring them with you to the LoCo October Monthly at Franklin Park. We’ll collect everything and drop it off in time for Thrive DC’s first distribution event on November 2nd.

Especially desired are men’s coats in sizes XL and larger since many of Thrive DC’s patrons like to layer up during the winter. Don’t have any used winter items? No problem. Thrive DC also is asking for packages of new socks and thermals.

Another Year, Another LoCo

The 2015 LoCo Open is in the books! Thank you to all the players, staff, and volunteers who helped make it the best LoCo Open ever.

We would like to also congratulate all the winners but especially repeat winners Austin Pfaff (3x MPO) and Kim Brennan (2x MG1).

Check out the final results here and if you have any feedback – good, bad, or ugly – we’d love to hear it!

We’re already looking forward to next year for the LoCo Open 5th Anniversary. See you then!

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LoCo August Monthly

The 4th Saturday of the month is upon us once again and the August LoCo Monthly will be held on Saturday, August 22nd at Franklin Park. There will be cash and/or prizes for all divisions with CTPs and a HUGE Ace Pot worth $250!

Like last month, $5.00 from each entry fee will help support the LoCo Open (offset B-Tier costs, prizes, etc.). This is our last monthly before the LoCo Open and any and all support is greatly appreciated!!! To help entice everyone just that much more, here are a few of the things that we have in the mix:

  • This monthly, we’ll be playing a customized “Best of Frank” layout which will be the exact same layout as the 1st round of the September 26th LoCo Open! There’s no better way to prep for the LoCo Open than to play the exact same layout! It’s a great mix of short, medium, and long holes that we’ve tested out over the past few weekly events and and we think we’ve found a good combination for all skill levels.
  • Scott Carter has VERY generously donated 10 really nice Gateway Wizards (with various “Phish”, “Dead”, “Panic” and “The Dude” stamps) that will be given out as prizes. Most appreciated, Scott (and special thanks to the NOVA DGA for donating their allotment to the LoCo Monthly).
  • $250 ACE POT sponsored by Stephan Evers! Yes…that’s correct…$250!!! A $2 ace pot buy-in gives you a chance to win $250!!!! If the ace pot isn’t won, all cash will be donated to the 2015 LoCo Open! Thanks, Stephan!

CTP Prizes will include a $25 Gift Card to Purcellville Sports and a $25 Gift Card to Belly Love Brewery, both in Downtown Purcellville.

Check in between 8:30-9:00 at the Rotary Pavilion near Hole 10. We’ll have a quick Players Meeting at 9:15…and then it’s game on!!!

Date

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

Location

Franklin Park, Purcellville, Virginia

Schedule

Check in between 8:30-9:00 at the Rotary Pavilion near Hole 10.
Players Meeting at 9:15

Player Divisions* & Entry Fees

$15.00 Blue – Pro [rating <970]
$10.00 White – Advanced [rating <935]
$10.00 Red – Intermediate [rating <900]
$10.00 Green – Recreational [rating <850]
$10.00 Unrated
FREE Women

* Ratings are guidelines and unrated players will be placed in the appropriate division based on experience level and past results. Divisions may be consolidated based on attendance.

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