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Old 10-18-2013, 03:03 AM
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Small umbrella? Bring the biggest one you can find anywhere in town!

And neoprene socks really work wonders.
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Old 10-18-2013, 08:52 AM
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Lots of great advice here so far. Only thing I want to add pertains to the forecasted temperatures. The wet isn't going to be as much of a problem as the cold in combination with it. That alone is good reason to do whatever you can to stay dry for as long as possible. You want a waterproof shell at the very least (rain jacket or poncho, waterproof pants, waterproof socks and/or shoes). It might not be the most comfortable or fashionable, but at least you're not soaked through and shivering by the 12th hole. If you don't have true waterproof things, applying scotchgard or other silicone spray to a jacket or pants you already have could do the trick. You can find the stuff anywhere that sells camping supplies.

The other advice I would offer is to remember that everyone else is playing in the rain too. No one is going to be shooting their "normal" game and scores are going to be higher than typical all around. Even more than usual, the idea of dialing back and playing safe is going to be the way to go.
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Old 10-18-2013, 08:56 AM
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Always thought putting a towel down on the tee should be made illegal.
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Old 10-18-2013, 08:56 AM
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I usually just play wet, instead of trying to keep dry so that I can get a consistant feel on the disc. But since the weather is going to be the same for me this weekend I will be doing an umbrella and hand warmers. Thin layers and possibly gloves.
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Old 10-18-2013, 08:58 AM
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Always thought putting a towel down on the tee should be made illegal.
Yea I thinks its really debateable since it would be considered "Building a Lie" but you could also say that it is an unsafe surface and to make it safe you put down a towel.
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Old 10-18-2013, 09:02 AM
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Small umbrella? Bring the biggest one you can find anywhere in town!

And neoprene socks really work wonders.
I'm not an umbrella-carrier but, yeah, if you're carrying one, make it huge. You can set it on the ground to make a little tent, under which you can manage your bag, scorecard, etc.
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Old 10-18-2013, 09:11 AM
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Chances are they have to use the score card provided by the TD.
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You could likely put it on the one waterproof card and then transfer it.
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Old 10-18-2013, 09:14 AM
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Don't forget to spray your bag with waterproofing
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Old 10-18-2013, 09:16 AM
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Yea I thinks its really debateable since it would be considered "Building a Lie" but you could also say that it is an unsafe surface and to make it safe you put down a towel.
Uh ... maybe check the Rules?
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Old 10-18-2013, 09:23 AM
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Here is my rainy tournament list:
1 - Big umbrella: gives you dry space to set your bag while throwing and while drying discs.

2 - Extra towels: I usually go through 3 in a wet round wiping off a disc after every throw.

3 - Birdie Bag: use it when a power throw is needed, you don't want the disc to slip out early when you are gunning for 350'+

4 - Waterproof shoes: if you don't have any, at least get some spray-on waterproofer.

5 - Change of clothes and shoes: the thought of being dry and warm on the ride home always improves your outlook for the entire day.

6 - Patience: Throw, wipe, repeat. Take the time to completely dry each disc before returning it to the bag. That way you always have dry discs.

7 - A plan: Plan for all of the above, and don't set ouot to break any records. Aim for a solid round, nothing fancy but also mistake free.
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