11/29/13 Another busy summer and fall in the West Sound! Click links for more information: West Sound Series Points, West Sound Championships Results/Photos, Kitsap Enduro Doubles Results/Teams, Fall Fling Results. This year's newsletter is scheduled for distribution at our annual West Sound Ice Bowl. 2014 plans are well underway!
5/25/13 Birdie Bash hosted 80+ players from all around the Northwest. Thanks Barry for organizing this. See photos here.
5/22/13 & 5/23/13 Gravel work parties rained out. Watch \facebook\wsdga for more opportunities to help out as the weather gets better!
5/11/13 West Sound Challenge at the Fairgrounds crowned the King of the Jungle!
5/4/13 & 5/5/13 World's Biggest Disc Golf Weekend events drew many players. Photos
4/20/13 All the baskets at NAD are in the "A" (short) position. The annual meeting of the WSDGA Board of Directors was held today and all current officers were re-elected. Meeting minutes will be sent to members soon. NAD course improvements include maintenance on #11 blue to make is more level and changing the teeboxes on #13. With Herculean effort, the blue teepad was moved to the west to serve as the new red tee. The current red tee is now marked as blue.
4/14/13 West Sound Challenge season is off to a great start! The first and last events are PDGA-sanctioned two rounds, all day tournaments. Players from all around the state come to play our courses. See photos here and on our faceboook page.
2/12/13 WSDGA Board meeting announcements: Washington Team Disc Golf will play at N.A.D. Park on Sunday, February 24th. Watch for volunteer opportunities, including N.A.D. course assistant stewards, Boy Scout clinic instructors, and H.J. Carroll Park work parties.
1/15/13 West Sound Ice Bowl set new records: $738 & 363 #, 29 degrees! Click here for results and photo! Thanks for your support of the Bremerton Foodline.
1/12/13 Hot off the press, see the new WSDGA 2012 In Review newsletter.
12/4/12 WSDGA Board meeting minutes will be distributed soon. West Sound Ice Bowl to benefit the Bremerton Foodline is set for January 12, 2013. Washington Team Disc Golf is getting organized for winter play. An ambitious schedule of events for the West Sound Challenge is being planned.
10/13/12 80 competitors entered Fall Fling Five! Click here for photos and results!
10/11/12 BKAT (Bremerton Kitsap Access TV) Char Burnette interviews Paul Wright and John Cohoon. Check it out on vimeo!
9/16/12 Full West Sound Challenge series results are now available here and photos of the West Sound Championship event are here! Fairgrounds basket has been replaced!
9/11/12 Sam reported at the tonight's WSDGA Board meeting that at least $1600 was raised by the West Sound Challenge. The new time slot for Disc Golf Live! on BKAT will be 1st & 3rd Thursdays at 7:00 pm from October to April. Char Burnett will do an interview with John Cohoon and Paul Wright to be aired soon. Thanks to members for course maintenance efforts, including James Pirtle, Barry Fisher, Mike Foster, and Paul Wright. Brian Jacobs says that 20 people are signed up for the Fall Fling so far. Early registration is encouraged so that player packs and prizes can be arranged ahead of time. Sign up at Team Sports.
9/10/12 West Sound Championships met with wind and more wind at The Bud Pell @ Ross Farm! Scores have been posted on the PDGA website. Challenge series results will be available soon.
7/24/12 WSDGA Board meeting was held this evening. Course status and upcoming events were reviewed. Minutes will provide details, but some here are some highlights! Yes, that smell at the Bud was a dead deer. Nature has been taking care of this problem. Yes, number 12 basket at the Fairgrounds is missing. Replacement plans are in the works. Yes, the Zen Open registration is full. Yes, it is time to sign up for the West Sound Championships-Whiners In the Woods III to be held at The Bud Pell @ Ross Farm course on Sunday, September 9th.
6/30/12 Connections to West Sound Challenge information have been moved and are now active. Thanks BrianT. Facebook has been established as another communication tool. BrianJ reports that 29 players are signed up.
6/29/12 N.A.D. baskets are set in A position, except holes 10 and 16, until August 1st.
6/27/12 11 hours of mowing at The Bud Pell @ Ross Farm course completed! Donations for diesel and course improvements are welcome in the new "box" at the kiosk. Thanks Paul! WSDGA Board Meeting minutes for this evening's meeting will be sent to members soon.
6/16/12 Today, 62 players braved the Fairgrounds "jungle" including mosquitoes, for the 3rd of the West Sound Challenge Series events Flingin' Mayan. Season Standings have been compiled by Sam Huff and are posted here. Thanks to the crew who helped run the event!
5/15/12 Many topics were discussed at today's WSDGA Board of Directors meeting. Course maintenance status and recent player activities were reviewed. This month has already included several events. The World's Biggest Disc Golf Weekend, West Sound style, brought out new players and a different kind of competition with the Roc vs. Buzz contest. The Hyzer Farm Open was well attended last weekend. Coming up next is the Acey Deucy fundraiser organized by Brian Jacobs to introduce (and help pay for) the new red tees at the Bud Pell @ Ross Farm course. Promotional opportunities also included disc golf introductions at the Bremerton YMCA and for the Kitsap Medical Society Foundation's annual Family Fun Run. Saturday and Sunday doubles continue at NAD and Fairgrounds. Get out and fling!
4/14/12 First event of the West Sound Challenge was held today at N.A.D. Great turnout! Annual meeting and elections were held at 12:30 pm: President Dan Glynn, Vice President Brian Thornton, Secretary Kenny Benjamin, Treasurer Sam Huff, Board Members Mike Foster, Brian Jacobs, and Cathy Cohoon.
3/09/12 WSDGA Board of Directors has approved Bylaws changes (see right column for document link) and announced that the Annual Meeting and Elections will be held on Saturday, April 14th, 12:30 pm at N.A.D. park. If you are interested in serving as a Board Member or Officer, please review the Bylaws for job descriptions and responsibilities. Dues for 2012 must be paid in order to be eligible to vote.
1/24/12 West Sound Ice Bowl donations delivered to the Bremerton Foodline: $544 + 344 pound of food and sundries. Wow!
1/23/12 WSDGA newsletters in the mail to members today. 2011 was a big year!
1/21/12 West Sound Ice Bowl welcomes 74 players! Click here for photo and results.
1/3/12 Happy New Year! The WSDGA Board of Directors met this evening and considered several proposals for the Association. Minutes of the meeting will be sent to members. Renewals for 2012 are being accepted, so please consider making your contribution to the future of disc golf in the West Sound region!
11/20/11 Save the date! West Sound Ice Bowl is set for Saturday, January 21, 2012.
10/15/11 Incredibly beautiful day for the Fall Fling! See group photo and results here.
9/26/11 Registration is now open for the annual Bremerton Parks Department "Fall Fling" amateur tournament to be held at N.A.D. park on Saturday, October 15th! Click here for informational flyer and here for registration form.
9/25/11 Thanks to everyone who helped make the Whiners in the Woods II a success!
9/2/11 More Whiners in the Woods information available -- click here!
8/28/11 Whiners in the Woods needs YOU! Sign up to play! Find a sponsor! Help groom the courses! Be a "spotter" on tournament day! Join the association! Make a donation!
7/26/11 Click here for Whiners in the Woods registration information!
7/12/11 Registration form for September's Whiners in the Woods is coming soon. Bag Tag Challenge will be Saturday morning, July 16th, at the Fairgrounds. Come see players in action, then help with course maintenance at the weed 'n feed event midday! Bremerton Parks Department intro to disc golf is also on Saturday, at N.A.D. park, 11:00 am.
7/11/11 Thank you CK Reporter's Julie Fergus! Click here for link.
6/23/11 Thank you Kitsap Sun's Nathan Joyce and Meegan Reid! Click here for link.
6/18/11 New baskets arrived and, thanks to many volunteers, they were installed just in time for the opening event held today. Click here for photos! Players are invited again next Saturday, 9:00 am random doubles, 1:00 pm individual play. Contribute $20 to the basket fund, evaluate the course, and earn a commemorative poster! Current course map here.
5/27/11 The WSDGA Board of Directors has made a commitment to buy baskets for the Bud Pell at Ross Farm Disc Golf Course and will be holding two fundraising events on Saturdays, June 18th and June 25th. The next Bag Tag monthly challenge will be held at Van Zee Park in Port Orchard on Saturday, June 4th, 9:00 am check in. Regular weekly doubles are continuing.
5/22/11 Representatives from the WSDGA presented disc golf information and a "hands on" demonstration at the Kitsap Family Fun Run at the Kitsap Sun Pavilion.
5/1/11 The World Biggest Disc Golf Weekend provided an opportunity for disc golfers to share their love of the game with family and friends. Players met at four courses over the weekend: Saturday morning at N.A.D. Park in Bremerton, Saturday afternoon at Fredericksen Wilderness Park in Poulsbo, Sunday morning at the Fairgrounds course in Silverdale, and Sunday afternoon at H.J. Carroll Park in Chimacum. Click here for group photos!
4/27/11 WSDGA Elections have been held and Officers and Board members for coming year are as follows: President Dan Glynn, VP Paul Wright, Treasurer Sam Huff, Secretary John Cohoon, At Large PR Brian Jacobs, At Large Facilities Tony Beckett, At Large Membership Kenny Benjamin. Next meeting will be held on Friday, May 30th, at the Kitsap Way Subway meeting room, 6:00 pm.
4/4/11 Sam Huff has announced that this year's Bag Tag Challenge will begin on Saturday, April 23rd at N.A.D. Park. The annual general membership meeting of the Association will be held midday at the N.A.D. Park shelter on this same Saturday, April 23rd. Elections will be held.
3/22/11 Tony Beckett announces that Wednesday "big dog" doubles start this week at 5:00 pm at the Fairgrounds. Remember the Board of Directors are meeting on Sunday, the 27th, at the Kitsap Way Subway meeting room. New season time slot for Disc Golf Live! on BKAT starts in April, 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 9:30 pm.
2/25/11 Coordinator Brian Thornton has been finalizing plans for this year's World's Biggest Disc Golf Weekend event, April 30/May 1. Click here to see the latest information. Next Board of Directors meeting will be held on Sunday, March 27, 6:00 pm at the Kitsap Way Subway.
2/4/11 See West Sound Ice Bowl photo and results here! Work party and doubles scheduled for Sunday, February 6th, 9:00 am at Van Zee Park in Port Orchard. Next Board of Directors meeting will be Saturday, February 12th, 6:00 pm, Subway on Kitsap Way.
1/10/11 Though there have not been any formal events for a while, disc golfers are still meeting to play doubles on Saturdays at N.A.D. park and Sundays at the Fairgrounds. The West Sound Ice Bowl to benefit the Bremerton Food Line is scheduled for Saturday, January 15th, 9:00 sign in at N.A.D. park. Donation of $10 or 10# of food is being solicited.
Washington Team Disc Golf has just begun its 2nd year and will find competitors at N.A.D. park on Sunday, January 23rd and the Fairgrounds on Sunday, March 6th.
10/2/10 Bremerton Parks and Recreation Department's Fall Fling photos and more photos! New time slot for "Disc Golf Live" starts 10/3/10, 1st & 3rd Sundays 4:00 pm.
09/15/10 Bag Tag Challenge Final is set for this Saturday, September 18th at N.A.D. park. The event will consist of one round played from the blue tees to the "B" pins. Player check in at 9:00 am, Players' meeting at 9:15 am. Organizer/TD Sam Huff says, "Don't be late!" and "Cool trophies and prizes to the top finishers."
Bremerton Parks & Recreation announces the Fall Fling, Saturday, October 2nd, N.A.D. Park. Register on line or by printed form. Sign up early to ensure a spot, to save $$$, and so Cynthia Englegau can be prepared with player packs and prizes.
08/25/10 Fairgrounds course is closed during the Kitsap County Fair. Take a ride on the Ferris Wheel to view it from above!
07/31/10 Summer means lots of play on our disc golf courses! Senior Games participation was up, Bag Tag Challenges continue, and many members enter nearby tournaments.
05/17/10 Congratulations and thanks for a great tournament this weekend! Be sure to check out results and comments. Next special events up --- Wednesday, May 19th, West Sound Senior Games Chili Feed and registration kick off. "Commissioners" for the various sports in the games compete in a chili cooking contest at the Nipsic Senior Center. Cathy makes cornbread to go with my chili concoction! The Senior Games will be held from July 7-10, with the disc golf tournament on Saturday afternoon. This is a great opportunity to introduce our sport to the area's active adults older than 50! Registration includes t-shirt and banquet.
Saturday, May 22nd, Fredericksen Wilderness Park, 10:00 - 2:00 pm work party for new fairways.
Sunday, May 23rd, Kitsap Family Fun Run and Fitness Fair
, 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, Kitsap Sun Pavilion at the Fairgrounds. This annual event is sponsored by the Kitsap Medical Society Foundation and is promoted by the local PE teachers. Nearly 700 participants are expected this year! We set up two portable baskets inside the Pavilion and encourage kids and adults to try putting. Talking up the local courses and the game is fun, but we could use some more volunteers. Please remember that we need community involvement and recognition to keep our courses, so your help in this endeavor will be appreciated. Let John Cohoon know if you are available for an hour or two on Sunday afternoon!
04/23/10 WSDGA Board election results: President Paul Wright, Vice President Dan Glynn, Treasurer Sam Huff, Secretary John Cohoon, At Large Members Luke Cherney, Jason "Tex" Garrett, Carl Wark. Thanks to the hard-working crew who completed the concrete work for #3 and #16.
Volunteers are needed to demonstrate disc golf at the Kitsap Family Game Night, Tuesday 4/27, President's Hall at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 4:30-7:30 pm and for the KCMSF Fun Run on Sunday 5/23, Pavilion, 11:00 am-3:00 pm. Cathy & John Cohoon will set up portable baskets. Also, spotters are needed for the PDGA Tournament, May 15th & 16th. Contact Paul Wright, pwright at wavecable.com, if you are available.
Baskets at N.A.D. will be in short position from today through Saturday's WBDGW bring your own partner mixed doubles event; then long through the Whiners in the Woods weekend. Thanks, Tex Garrett!
Coming soon will be details for this year's Bag Tag Challenge, organized by Sam Huff. First competition is set for Saturday, 5/8, 9:00 am at the Fairgrounds course.
04/17/10 WBDGW World's Biggest Disc Golf Weekend passports are now available. Help introduce our sport to the community!
04/03/10 WSDGA Board approved concrete for new teepads at N.A.D. Work party is scheduled for Friday, April 9, 5:00 pm, after one delay due to stormy weather. The "Big Dogs" random doubles has resumed at the Fairgrounds on Wednesday evenings at 5:00 pm c/o Tony Beckett. These are the serious players! Watch for Bag Tag Challenge information from Sam Huff. Kick off is planned for Saturday, May 8th, at the Fairgrounds. Our new BKAT lottery time slot for "Disc Golf Live" is 1st & 3rd Saturdays at 9:00 pm. The Association's general meeting and elections will be held on Friday, April 23rd, 5:00 pm at N.A.D. Links to WSDGA documents are on this page. Our non-profit status is important to the development and continuation of disc golf in the area!
03/08/10 Here's the Whiners in the Woods flyer for the upcoming PDGA tournament, May 15-16!
02/12/10 Newsletter and membership renewal forms have been mailed or delivered to 87 current and past members. West Sound Ice Bowl was a big success with 44 participants and contributions to the Bremerton Foodline totalling $380 and 113 pounds of food. The next Newberry Hill Heritage Park meeting will be on Tuesday, February 16, 6:00-8:00 pm at Klahowya Secondary School. Your input is needed, see the links below. Paul Wright will be the Tournament Director for a PDGA B Tier tournament to be held at N.A.D. and Fairgrounds on May 15 & 16th! Course improvements will need your help!
01/01/10 Happy New Year --- the time to reflect on the past year's accomplishments and to make plans for the coming one! The WSDGA Secretary, with the Board of Directors, is working on a newsletter to review the course improvements, events, and promotional activities of the Association and to announce upcoming happenings.
The first Team Washington meet will be held at the N.A.D. park on Sunday, January 3rd. The Saturday morning doubles guys invite you to come out on January 23rd for an Ice Bowl www.icebowlhq.com fundraiser for the Bremerton Food Line, $10 or 10 pounds of food donation requested, 9:00 am at N.A.D. Park. Also, mark your calendar for the WBDGW-World's Biggest Disc Golf Weekend, May 2nd and 3rd. www.wbdgw.com.
The Newberry Hill Heritage Park is in the planning stages. Input is being solicitied. http://www.kitsapgov.com/boc/agenda_attachments/2009/Work_Study/08-12-09/07.10.09%20Newberry%20Hill%20Process%20DRAFT.pdf and http://newberryhillheritagepark.org/
Current WSDGA members have been notified by e-mail about the PDGA Affiliate Club membership advantages, including reduced dues. It is time to renew your membership in our local group. Your contribution supports disc golf in our area.
11/7/09 Lucky for us there have been beautiful fall days for the latest activities: the Fall Fling! on Saturday, October 3rd, the concrete pour at Van Zee Park on Saturday, October 24th, and the Bag Tag Challenge Finale on Saturday, October 31st. Saturday morning random "family friendly" doubles continue at N.A.D. Join the WSDGA to get on the e-mail list for details about these activities and upcoming opportunities like Team Washington Disc Golf. Help support disc golf in our area!
10/1/09 Hope to see everyone (and the sun) at the Bremerton Park Department Fall Fling! on Saturday, October 3rd. Bag Tag Challenges continue up to the finale on Saturday, October 31st. There is still time to buy in to the competition. Join the WSDGA now and your dues are good through 2010! Work party opportunities are coming up. On Sunday, October 4th, we're traveling to Key Center's Volunteer Park to help reset the baskets and to do some fairway grooming. On Saturday, October 17th, concrete will be poured at Van Zee Park in Port Orchard. Your help to improve these courses will be a great contribution to the sport. The Poulsbo First Lutheran Church invites you to play at their Fredericksen Wilderness Park course. See their Facebook page here ... http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=55942011914
8/2/09 Busy summer! Get in on the news by joining the WSDGA to receive e-mail updates. Senior Games and Bremerton Park Department introductory sessions have inspired some newbies. Random doubles have had great participation on Saturday mornings at N.A.D. and Wednesday evenings/Sunday mornings at the Fairgrounds. Road trip to Chimacum's H.J. Carroll park was a blast. Bag Tag Challenges are still underway with Friday evening matches scheduled around the West Sound. Check out the new N.A.D. scorecard on the course page. Next Board of Directors meeting is Friday, August 21st.
6/20/09 Thanks to volunteer labor and membership funds, the Fairgrounds has concrete teepads all the way around! There are now 28 entrants in the Bag Tag Challenge. Regular Friday evening challenges will be scheduled around the West Sound. First up is 5:30 pm at the Fairgrounds on June 26th. Next Board of Directors meeting is set for Friday, July 17th.
6/9/09 Fairgrounds Teepad Concrete Pour has been changed from Friday, June 12th to Friday, June 19th, 5:00 pm! Your help is needed! The next Board of Directors meeting is also scheduled for the 19th.
6/1/09 WSDGA membership now stands at 39, with 25 participants in the Bag Tag Challenge. The next Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Friday, June 19th, 4:30 pm at N.A.D. It's time to sign up for the Bremerton West Sound Senior Games, if you are older than 50.
5/31/09 The KCMSF 5th Annual Kitsap Family Fun Run was held at the Pavilion. Disc Golf was represented with display information and an active participation opportunity using portable baskets within putting range.
5/30/09 15 of 18 teepads are now concrete at the Fairgrounds! The last 3 are scheduled for Friday, June
12th 19th, at 5:30 pm. Mark your calendar and come to help with this important course improvement!
4/27/09 Bag Tag Challenge! The kick-off event will be this Friday, May 1st @ 5:00 pm at N.A.D. Park. Meet at the shelter to check in at 4:45 pm. Join the WSDGA to get e-mail announcements and the full set of rules.
4/13/09 Help bring disc golf to Port Angeles. Benefit tournament Saturday, April 25, 10:30 am sign in, Lincoln Park, $10 proceeds go to city for a permanent course. See upcoming events forum at www.nwdiscgolfnews.com.
4/11/09 Membership dues are being solicited and insurance coverage is in the works. The membership form is available from the link on this page. Thanks for joining us to support the West Sound Disc Golf Association. The next Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 6th, at NAD.
The work continues on our 18 hole Championship Tournament Course at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds and Events Center. Nine holes are up and running with concrete tee pads and DGA Mach V baskets. The nine newest holes for the course have been groomed and plans were made to pour concrete pads on Saturday morning, March 28th, 2009. Unfortunately, we were rained out. Rescheduling this project is nearly impossible, because County equipment needed to transport materials is not available. Now we are looking at doing one teepad at a time. Volunteers are needed for this labor intensive job! If you enjoy the teepads at NAD, please consider doing your part to help.
We're still hoping for a grand opening of the course in late May or early June.
Come and play random doubles:
Saturday mornings, N.A.D., 9:00 am
Wednesday evenings, Fairgrounds, 5:30 pm done for the season