12th Annual Discers 4 Whiskers
Kernersville, NC
The Crossing DGC

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Details: We are excited to present the 12th Annual Discers-4-Whiskers(R) pet food fundraiser on September 3rd 2022 at The Crossing DGC in Kernersville NC!! Once again we will have a BYOP (Bring Your Own Partner) format and this year we are also offering disc golf teams, men's AND the inagural USDGC for ladies teams the option of qualifying for the USDGC Doubles in Rock Hill SC!!!

This year we are going to shake things up a little bit and we are going to have two events with shotgun starts! Our "cool cats" morning event will feature a BYOP (Bring Your Own Partner) with a 9:30am start playing 19 holes from all white tees. Our "top dogs" USDGC 2pm round will be 18 holes from the blue tees and one last chance for men's AND ladies inagural doubles teams to qualify for the USDGC Doubles in Rock Hill SC!!!

The "cool cat" entry fee this year is $30* per player or $60 per team plus a bag of pet food per player. For the "top dog" teams qualifying for the USDGC Doubles the entry fee is $45 per player or $90** per team. This year there is a NEW USDGC LADIES DIVISION as well as a new "win and you are in" format!! Please visit https://usdoubles.com for all details!

"Discers 4 Whiskers(R)" teams may purchase individual mulligan's, 1 for $5 or 3 for $10.

Currently the "Whisker Bag" players packs include: a custom Discers 4 Whiskers(R) disc ($18), ONE FREE MONTH from the Disc Golf Network ($11.99), one BIG WHISKER raffle ticket ($5), a Red Clay Gourmet pimento cheese snack pack ($3), a FREE Biscuitville Biscuit gift card ($3), a Discers 4 Whiskers(R) decal ($2) and Texas Pete Hot Sauce (priceless)!!. The Discers 4 Whiskers(R) "cool cats" players pack is now valued at $43 each and the Discers 4 Whiskers USDGC "top dogs" players pack is valued at $62 each with more additions to come!!

Trophies will be awarded for first, second & third place "Discers" only teams and the USDGC men's and ladies winning teams will be awarded medals and an invitation to the USDGC doubles event in Rock Hill SC September 30th -October 2nd!

The additional $15 fee for USDGC Qualifiers goes directly to and pays for a custom stamped disc from the USDGC with a retail value of $19!! PDGA membership is not required so get with your teammate, select a tee time and register your team today!!!

The Full Moon Oyster Bar & Seafood Kitchen, with five locations across North Carolina, has once again donated $20 gift cards for CTP's on every hole!!! One gift card per team*** limit!!

We will also be holding TWO raffles again this year. The "BIG WHISKER" raffle filled with generous donations of gift cards and items from generous local businesses including restaurants, entertainment, services and disc golf related items the day after the 12th Annual Discers-4-Whiskers(R) pet food fundraiser. Raffle tickets are one for $5, 3 for $10, seven for $20 with the "BIG WHISKER" being 20 raffle tickets for $50!! Tickets can be purchased till the time of the drawing and payment can be made using PayPal "Friends and Family" to mailto:donate@discers4whiskers.org Link to the BIG WHISKER raffle list: https://docs.google.com/sprea...P17H3S-8f8jxg

Again this year we will also be holding a separate raffle - the "Bonefish Grill Dinner Excursion for 8 valued at $750" thanks once again to the generosity of Bonefish Grill in Greensboro NC. Tickets for this raffle are $10 each and tickets can be purchased till the time of the drawing and payment can be made using PayPal "Friends and Family" to mailto:donate@discers4whiskers.org Bonefish Raffle Link: https://docs.google.com/sprea...kCOtPDxlXy-Q/

BOTH raffles will be held on Facebook live on September 5th and the drawings will start around 4PM!! Prizes will be mailed to the winners the following week.

The TEAM that brings the most pet food will also win a special prize to be announced!

We will also have an optional putting skills contest for an additional $10 entry fee with a 50% payout to our contest participants and the other 50% will be used to procure pet food. All players are invited to test your putting skills any time during the day of the event and participants will have a chance to win some cash and help raise money to feed critters. Putting stations will be marked from 25ft, 35ft and 45ft and players will have a total of 15 putts from their station(s) of choice. Made putts from station #1 are worth 2 points. Made putts from station #2 are worth 4 points and made putts from station #3 are worth 6 points. The top three scores will split 50% of the total money raised in the putting skills contest. The player with the most total points will win 25%, second place will receive 15% and third place will receive 10% of the total funds raised. Putting skills contest payment can be made the day of the event.

THANK YOU for participating in the 12th Annual Discers-4-Whiskers(R) pet food fundraiser and for helping us keep pets in loving homes and out of shelters!!

Discers-4-Whiskers, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation. TIN 84-3432738 100% of ALL net funds generated by this event will be used to procure pet food to be donated to local pet food pantries in the Piedmont Triad area.

IF your club is interested in holding your own Discers 4 Whiskers(R) please email jim@discers4whiskers.org or call 336.757.9355

* $18 from each entry ($36 per team) will be used to procure additional pet food and the remainder covers the premium custom stamped Discers 4 Whiskers(R) disc & event expenses.

** USDGC Qualifier team as your teams will be playing 18 holes ALL BLUE LONG TEES.

*** Only ONE CTP per team.

The winning USDGC team(s) qualify to play in the US Doubles Championships in Rock Hill at Winthrop Gold and Camp Canaan Riverbend Gold Course the weekend before USDGC September 30th - October 2nd.

USDGC Qualifier teams consist of amateur teams only (based on PDGA player status - see eligibility section below). If your PDGA status is not amateur, contact the PDGA about getting it switched.

USDGC Qualifier Requirements:

Format: BYOP (bring your own partner). Captain's choice (best shot)

Ladies Teams:

o 1- 4 teams = 1 Team qualifies!

o 5-9 teams = 2 Teams qualify!!

o 10+ teams = 3 Teams qualify!!!

Men's Teams:

o 0-14 teams = 1 Team qualifies!

o 15-24 teams = 2 Teams qualify!!

o 25+ teams = 3 Teams qualify!!!

All skill levels are encouraged to participate and will receive a disc, but only the top amateur teams will be eligible to qualify for and participate in the main event.

Player Eligibility:

All players must meet one of the following criteria in order to be eligible to compete in the USDGC Doubles Main event:

o Player is not a PDGA member or does not have a player rating and has never accepted cash in a PDGA event.

o Player has an Amateur Player Classification with the PDGA - meaning the player is classified as an amateur and plays in amateur divisions for prizes instead of cash. If a player plays in a Pro division and accepts cash at any time, they become classified as a Professional member. An Amateur class player has either never accepted cash, or if they have, they have later met the criteria to be reclassified from Professional back to Amateur with the PDGA.

A mixed group of pro and am class players is not allowed.

Players who qualify as a team must play together as a team in the main event. No substitutions no exceptions.

All qualified players must register online by Sunday, September 11th. No exceptions.