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CWE in St. Catharines

Saturday, 27 May 2023

Time
08:00 - 17:00
Venue
Richard Pierpoint Park (previously Centennial Gardens), St. Catharines, L2P 2P4
Price
$35

The Canadian Women's Event is happening all across Canada this May. The St. Catharines chapter is a PDGA sanctioned event for women and all children under 18.

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The Canadian Women's Event (CWE) is a newly created tournament to celebrate Canadian women in disc golf. CWE's across Canada will take place in the months of May and June and a Canadian ranking system will be created for all participants. This year, I am proud to offer our very first CWE held right here, in St. Catharines! This is the cheapest event in the region AND you get a free T-shirt with the CWE logo with every entry! We also welcome all children under 18, regardless of their gender.

If you have never played disc golf before, or just began throwing, a tournament might seem like an impossible or intimidating event. However, this event is more about celebrating women's accomplishment in sport, our disc golf journey and getting to meet more female disc golfers than competing. For anyone who has participated in a "fun run", "Foam" or "Mud" event, this will have a similar feel. To help facilitate youth and new comers to the sport, the second round of golf is optional for some divisions. Our St. Catharines Women's Disc Golf Club is also offering tournament prep sessions AND a free clinic with a skilled Toronto golfer to get us all ready!

Your round score(s) will be uploaded along with other participants from across the country, which may qualify you for a national award in your age category or skill level. There will be prizes and trophies awarded at the local level for all ages and skill levels, as well as an amazing players pack! The CWE players pack contains a premium plastic Latitude 64 custom stamped tournament disc, a custom G.O.A.T. towel with the event logo, a very special mini disc, stickers, a mystery Throw Pink gift, a CWE t-shirt AND additional snacks and treats. It's impossible to buy these items for the cost of entry to the event ($35).

In addition to the great players pack, we will also have CTP prizes, draws, raffles, and discs available for purchase on site from Discy Chicks. Everyone will play one round of disc golf (from either the short yellow-bricked tees or the long concrete pads) in the morning and then we will have a minimum 60-minute break for lunch (from the last card finished). Water and snacks will be available throughout the course all day. During the lunch break, special activities will be provided for you as well as opportunity to socialize with all of the participants. Following lunch, the second round will begin. For advanced divisions and sanctioned players this round is mandatory, but for beginner, novice and junior divisions it is optional. We will have draws for the prizes and raffles, and a ceremony for the winners of each division following the completion of the second round.

This event is funded by businesses in our area, the CWE Committee and PDGA Canada. Additionally, the $10 non-membership fee for non-PDGA members was waived for this event as well. We will have fun activities, washrooms, music, vendors and laughter!

Please share this event with your friends and family, and help us make history! You don't want to miss being a part of this event. All ages and skill levels welcome. Spectators are also welcome. We have several professional golfers attending from throughout Canada and the USA.

Venue

Richard Pierpoint Park (previously Centennial Gardens)
321 Oakdale Avenue
St. Catharines
L2P 2P4

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Dates

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