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Old 01-03-2019, 09:59 AM
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So has anyone applied for the DC Underground? There isn't a ton of information here:

https://www.discraft.com/underground

So I'm wondering if anyone has applied and was accepted yet or could provide any further information. My impression is, they are not necessarily just looking for really good players but people with some personality too. But that's just a guess. Since I already throw an all DC bag I thought I'd fill it out just for fun.

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Old 01-03-2019, 10:02 AM
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https://youtu.be/xwhQ_yQtOnY

This Discraft Underground Interviews channel has some good resources. Wes and Patrick are probably the best folks to ask if you want more specific info.

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Old 01-03-2019, 10:03 AM
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I noticed they are looking for people good with social media, and decided not to apply. I don't do twitter or instagram, and don't take facebook seriously.

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Old 01-03-2019, 10:15 AM
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They have already filled out that team pretty well since they announced it back at Ledgestone. I chatted with Wes somewhat in passing about the team recently, he said the criteria was really high to make the team. They really want a social media presence, it isn't necessarily about your rating or how well you play. They are looking for people making a difference in their DG communities.

My guess would be similar to what Uli was saying on this weeks Smashboxx Aftershow about a 1000 rated player that TD's 3-4 tournaments a year is more valuable than a 1010 rated touring player that is just playing and not being a brand ambassador.

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he said the criteria was really high to make the team.
Well then. That surely eliminates me haha.
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Old 01-03-2019, 11:51 AM
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I am glad you all brought this up. I put in an app last month and I haven't heard anything. I run a couple charity tournaments and was hoping for some good support or partnerships for those tournaments from discraft. I won't hold my breath.
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Old 01-03-2019, 11:58 AM
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I am glad you all brought this up. I put in an app last month and I haven't heard anything. I run a couple charity tournaments and was hoping for some good support or partnerships for those tournaments from discraft. I won't hold my breath.
If you contact them about the tournaments specifically, you may get somewhere, but not necessarily on The Underground Team.

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I am sure this is a great way to grow the sport, but I am not into the social media stuff. DGCR is my social media. I am more than happy to focus my "grow the sport" attention on running a league and active involvement in my local club. If Discraft Underground drives new players to these endevours, that would be great. We will see how much it does. Discraft has been great to work with, in regards to my club. They have promised wonderful support and sponsorship to growing the game in this area.

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I noticed they are looking for people good with social media, and decided not to apply. I don't do twitter or instagram, and don't take facebook seriously.
Plus, it's been my experience anything advertised or hyped heavily on facebook is usually low quality.
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