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The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic (PDGA C Tier)

pics | resultsQueenstown Gardens course, Queenstown NZ Mar 3-4 2018

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The 23rd Annual The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic Disc Golf Tournament will take place in the stunning Queenstown Gardens, on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th March 2018.

This will be a 4 round Singles Tournament, played over 2 days on the 18 hole Queenstown Gardens course (2 x 18 hole rounds Saturday, 1 x 18 hole and 1 x 9 hole rounds Sunday), with Saturdays rounds only being unseeded, followed by a Super round for the Top 4 players. There will be excellent trophies and lots of great prizes in 8 divisions.



$40 with a $5 discount for online pre-registration and payment prior toSunday 25th of February (ie. $35), except for the Recreational division which is $30 with a $5 discount for online pre-registration. (ie. $25).

There is a further $5 discount for the current members of the Queenstown Disc Golf Club (ie. $30 if pre-registered or $35 after 25th February).

Registration includes

-Entry into the Queenstown a Classic tournament including spot prizes and side games

– Lunch refreshments on Saturday

– Trophies in 8 divisions, including trophy for the lowest score by a local player.

– Prizes in all divisions


Open, Open Women, Master, Master Women, Grandmaster, Senior Grandmaster, Under 18 and Recreational (must not have played any other NZDG sanctioned tournament).

– Normal PDGA rules apply during the tournament, and local rules will be announced at the players’ meeting.

**IMPORTANT** - Recreation division is not part of the NZDG tour. Sanctioning and tour points not available in this division.


Friday 2nd March

4.00pm Social meet and great at Tee 1 followed by casual doubles

Saturday 3rd March

8.45 am Registration at the rotunda, Queenstown Gardens

9.30 am Players’ meeting

10.00 am QT Classic round 1 -18 x holes (random draw)

12.30 pm Lunch (provided)

1.30 pm QT Classic round 2 - 18 x holes (random draw

SUNDAY 26th March

8.45am Player meeting/Card collection

9.15 am QT Classic round 3 - 18 x holes (seeded by division)

11.30am Lunch (NOT provided)

12.30pm QT Classic round 4 - 9 x holes (seeded by division)

2.00pm Fantastic four - Top 4 players overall play extra holes

3.30pm prizegiving

All efforts will be made to keep this tournament to schedule.

SMALL PLANET DISC SPORTS will have a great selection of discs for sale over the weekend.

Please direct deposit your payment to the Queenstown Disc Golf Club bank account:

Acc. Name: Queenstown Disc Golf Club

Bank: BNZ, Queenstown

Acc. #: 02 0948 0195770 00

Particulars: Your name      Reference: QC 2018


Pre-registration fee for the Queenstown Classic, with online registration and payment, is $35, except for the Recreational category which is $30. Pre-registration closes on Sunday 25th February.

A further $5 discount is applicable for members of the Queenstown Disc Golf Club i.e. $30 total if pre-registered or $35 after Sunday 25th February.


For enquiries please contact Paul Child, on either pdc14472@gmail.com, or phone 022 625 2647.

The Pictures

Check out awesome pics from previous Queenstown tournaments: 2017 New Zealand National Championships | 2016 Tucker Beach | 2016 Wakatipu Summer Disc Golf Tournaments | 2015 Wakatipu Disc Golf Championships | 2014 Tucker Beach Inaugural | 2014 Wakatipu Disc Golf Championships | 2013 Wakatipu Disc Golf Championships | 2012 Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic and Dart River Safaris Paradise Plates | 2011 16th Annual 'Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic' & Dart River Safaris Paradise Plates, 2010 15th Annual 'Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic' & Dart River Safaris Paradise Plates | 2009 14th Annual 'Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic' & Dart River Safaris Paradise Plates | 2005 Queenstown Classic

Here are some pics from the 2017 event...

  • Disc Golf New Zealand

    TD Jitters Not - Paul Child nailing a routine birdie on basket 12.

  • Disc Golf New Zealand

    The victors pose - from left to right Hayley Flintoff (WO), The victors pose (SGM), Phil Botha (Jr), Chris Davies (GM), Robyn Agnew (WMO), Ben Wiel-Lake (Open), Paul Child (M), Jesse James (rec).

  • Disc Golf New Zealand

    Tunnel Vision - Ben Wiel-Lake crushing a drive up the newly extended hole 13.

  • Disc Golf New Zealand

    Straddler - Morgan Harteveld straddling one of many tricky trees on basket 12.

Results for The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic (PDGA C Tier)

Queenstown Gardens course, Queenstown NZ Mar 3-4 2018

Who will it be this year?

Click here for this year's New Zealand Disc Golf Tour Points Table

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