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Forum: Tournaments 04-17-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 735
Posted By Royal Hill
I really like the scorecard design. Super smart....

I really like the scorecard design. Super smart. Email and the opt in email list is genius.

Likely more effective than having separate information sign sheets - people dislike those but by...
Forum: Tournaments 04-17-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 735
Posted By Royal Hill
Ha, looks like jrawk and I both like top five......

Ha, looks like jrawk and I both like top five... Better than top three.

And I like the driving points game format. That seems festival to me if space is available and convenient. I would bet...
Forum: Tournaments 04-17-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 735
Posted By Royal Hill
So, flex start, emphasis on new players, cost...

So, flex start, emphasis on new players, cost model per round, post a score format?

Hmmm.. That means a few things.

You won't have all participants all together at any given point - not at...
Forum: Course Design 04-15-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 898
Posted By Royal Hill
Oh yeah, I almost forgot one of my main points. ...

Oh yeah, I almost forgot one of my main points.

IF your available land plot for a given project can (never) reach anything that'd ever get regarded as a four star or above course by "regular...
Forum: Course Design 04-15-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 898
Posted By Royal Hill
There is a benefit to having a dedicated,...

There is a benefit to having a dedicated, targeted juniors course in an area. Besides the obvious, it pays dividends when later vying for a "championship level" course. (whatever that means)
...
Forum: Tournaments 04-13-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,063
Posted By Royal Hill
I like 3ps last paragraph above. The questioning...

I like 3ps last paragraph above. The questioning if it's worthwhile to entice casuals to competition.

I think it is still noble. For our sport, so much of our success or ability to get stuff...
Forum: Tournaments 04-13-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,063
Posted By Royal Hill
As usual, I'm finding my views in line with Mr...

As usual, I'm finding my views in line with Mr Sauls again. (are we bribing too much, entitlement baiting, why are we giving the store away so often)

I appreciate this discussion, as we've had...
Forum: Tournaments 04-13-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,063
Posted By Royal Hill
Scotty, Tell me more about what makes this...

Scotty,

Tell me more about what makes this series tick. I bet it also has something more than just money in/money redistributed out.

But if the emphasis is on money -
Is it money added from...
Forum: Course Development 04-09-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Royal Hill
Grants? well, if that avenue were to be...

Grants? well, if that avenue were to be traveled, I bet it would be coming from the camp side as an established nonprofit entity. That being said, grant money is always a chancy strategy. Think...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-09-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By Royal Hill
Likely not a disc company.(?).. ..but rather...

Likely not a disc company.(?)..

..but rather a lifestyle brand?:\
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-08-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 10,210
Posted By Royal Hill
This (player group size) could be an area where...

This (player group size) could be an area where an event director could use market stratification to their promotional advantage.

An event director could make a strong brand of always running...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-07-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 10,210
Posted By Royal Hill
Smyith - What we've hit on with this one is...

Smyith - What we've hit on with this one is something entirely different. Its a different animal that deserves its own discussion. "The event that is sooo successful it can't be contained".
...
Forum: Tournaments 04-07-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 735
Posted By Royal Hill
WB is spot on - if this is during a festival then...

WB is spot on - if this is during a festival then have a super casual, very relational exhibition feature.

The city may have thought tournament since its the only words they can think of - in...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-07-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 10,210
Posted By Royal Hill
I have held some of the following philosophy: ...

I have held some of the following philosophy:

I think it is wise for an area (in the long run) if the supply just trails a little behind demand.

It feeds a good event culture when that...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-02-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 767
Posted By Royal Hill
And before anyone thinks it's a dg sports...

And before anyone thinks it's a dg sports demographic issue...

spend some time asking your local parks department how many garbage cans they lose each year, how many picnic tables are stolen,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-02-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 767
Posted By Royal Hill
I have long thought that disc golf opened up a...

I have long thought that disc golf opened up a world of unintended consequence by practically arming all our players with sharpies.

It would be like handing out cans of spray paint and saying...
Forum: Tournaments 04-02-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,667
Posted By Royal Hill
I find cost dynamics interesting, as well as the...

I find cost dynamics interesting, as well as the social psychology elements that can go with them.

no firm answers, but its interesting to talk about.

I believe for any area, there is a...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-31-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,110
Posted By Royal Hill
Re Reading the original post, and taking it at...

Re Reading the original post, and taking it at face value (since I know nothing). It does seem to me like DD has gotten a promotional arrangement to perhaps hold "an event" of some kind in the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-31-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,110
Posted By Royal Hill
Quick question: If you hold an event in a...

Quick question:
If you hold an event in a stadium that holds 100k, yet there is no one there to watch... Did it really even happen?

Wait.... Yes it does if its filmed.

So..
If you hold an...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-26-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By Royal Hill
I remember once asking on a course design thread,...

I remember once asking on a course design thread, maybe the ask Houck one, about what would constitute a good "required reading" list for course design.

It didn't get much of a response then...
Forum: Course Design 03-25-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,809
Posted By Royal Hill
for the nine year round, event extras model: ...

for the nine year round, event extras model:

I'd page mattC on here to rep it, but look at Woodland Creek, Olympia WA

Day to day: Near dedicated use space for an out and back nine hole...
Forum: Course Design 03-25-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,203
Posted By Royal Hill
Addendum: It should be noted that full volume...

Addendum: It should be noted that full volume for the nine hole two tee layout is the same as the one tee nine hole.

This is noteworthy. This is a middleground where a lazy empty afternoon...
Forum: Course Design 03-25-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,203
Posted By Royal Hill
I vote for a likely option D. Safe nine holes. ...

I vote for a likely option D. Safe nine holes.

If I look at a map like the one that starts this thread, I immediately mentally remove all mandos. Then, I look at straightest flight path...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 03-24-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,589
Posted By Royal Hill
David is right here. Any level of subdivision...

David is right here. Any level of subdivision aside from protected groups is artificial engineering. Arbitrary lines drawn in a continuum. Draw new lines, draw new battles. Can't engineer your...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-11-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,460
Posted By Royal Hill
As most have focused on disc selection and throw...

As most have focused on disc selection and throw style, I will add one of the biggest helps that is not related to either of these.

It is how one can judge the shot.

Here's the protocol. ...
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