Columbus Clash #4 – May 3

25 Mar

Chains will be clanging at the fourth annual Columbus Clash. This is the first B tier sanctioned event in Nebraska for 2015 and will be held at the Central Community College disc golf course in Columbus, Nebraska. The course will be expanded to 18 holes for the tournament.


Date Winner Scores Link Players
1 May 12, 2012 Jordon Toma 33
2 March 13, 2013 Robert Utterback 51
3 April 5, 2014 Nick Hanson 49
4 May 3, 2015 ?

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8th BADGER Bash – March 21

6 Mar

8th BADGER Bash

Beatrice Area Disc Golf Enthusiasts & Recreationalists Chautauqua Park, Beatrice, Nebraska

Saturday, March 21

9:00am registration, tee at 10:00am. Two rounds of 18 holes Nebraska’s first ratings based tournament! PDGA C tier sanctioned

Division Rating Registration*
Gold 970+ $40
Blue < 970 $40
White < 935 $20
Red < 900 $20
Green < 850 $20
Purple < 800 $20

Don’t have a rating? We can help decide which division based on recent course scores. $5 of the registration goes to the Star City Shoot-out regional fees * $10 fee for non-PDGA members over 19. Presented by nebdisc, vending by Birdie30. Join the PDGA and the $10 non-member fee is applied to your new membership! Not valid for renewing members.

Click an option below to pre-register online. 935+ divisions, current PDGA members 935+ divisions, non-PDGA members under 935 divisions, current PDGA members under 935 divisions, non-PDGA members

2015 Nebdisc Event List

16 Feb

Tournament directors often share information about their events in the nebdisc tournament forum too. The one stop shop makes it convenient for TDs and players alike.

This years list of events is shaping up. Currently with over 30 events at 18 locations, there are plenty of opportunities to meet others and compete. Locations with PDGA sanctioned events currently include Omaha, Lincoln, Seward, Beatrice and Hastings.

To see the events on your electronic calendar simply click this iCal link and subscribe

The events are also listed on the nebdisc tournament forum:


E-mail details to and your disc golf event will be added to the nebdisc calendar.

Lincoln’s 25th Annual Ice Bowl

13 Jan

(LINCOLN, NE) The 25th annual DISC GOLF ICE BOWL will be held on Sunday, January 25 at the Tierra Park Disc Golf Course in Lincoln, NE (S 27th and Tierra Dr). Registration opens at 1:00 p.m. and closes at 1:30 at the picnic shelter. The entry fee is $10 which is a donation to the Food Bank of Lincoln. All players are welcome regardless of ability. Everyone will have a chance to win a prize. There will also be closest-to-the-pin contests for prizes with the proceeds going to the charities. Items that can be used as prizes are also welcome.


The first Disc Golf Ice Bowl was held in Columbia, Missouri in 1987. It was subsequently promoted as a day of disc golf solidarity in the gloom of winter by the Lincoln Flying Disc Club. Official Ice Bowls are played at courses all over the United States, and in Canada and Europe in a corridor that runs this year from January 3-March 1. Each event finds a charity to support. The Ice Bowl charitable fundraising goal for 2015 is $325,000 worldwide. In 2014, over $300,000 was raised at 230 Ice Bowls. Last year’s leading fundraiser was the Mile High Ice Bowl in Denver, Colorado that raised a cool $20K for the Food Bank of the Rockies. The coldest Ice Bowl was -19°F in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The snowiest events where the players walked through or on 36 inches of snow was in Kalkaska, Michigan and Huntsville, Ontario.

Last year in Lincoln, the temperature was a non-too-icy 53° with no snow, which helped to get over 40 players involved. The 2015 LFDC Ice Bowl raised a $555 for the Food Bank of Lincoln. According to last year’s Ice Bowl director, Andrew Chisholm, “Ice Bowl is a popular tournament we have here in Lincoln. The weather last year was pretty temperate, and we had lots of people including members of the Lincoln Ultimate Disc Association and the Lincoln Flying Disc Club. Most of them played some golf, but some just came out to say hi and to help the cause. For those who’ve been thinking about checking out disc golf, the Ice Bowl is a good place to start because the emphasis is on fun and charity rather than pure competition.” Since 1990, the LFDC has raised over $7,000 for local charities.

The basic rules of the Ice Bowl are simple: 1) Under no circumstances can an Ice Bowl be postponed or cancelled; 2) No wimps or whiners are allowed; and 3) There are no excuses for not attending. (Either be there or be a wimp!)

Disc golf is similar to golf (disc golfers often call it “ball” or “stick” or “traditional” golf) in procedure, pace, and psychology. Instead of clubs and balls, disc golfers used golf discs (smaller, heavier, and aerodynamically superior to the Frisbees used for playing catch). Instead of a cup, disc golfers “hole out” in a disc golf basket or target. Usually made of steel, it features a basket that is attached to a pole about two feet above the ground and has chain assemblies above the basket which act as a backboard that stops the disc’s forward motion, causing it to drop into the basket. Disc golfers play the throw from where it lies, and count each throw until the disc lands in the basket or within the chains. Disc golf is a lot of fun, quite challenging and relatively inexpensive to play.

The non-profit Lincoln Flying Disc Club and Lincoln Ultimate Disc Association organizes recreational play all year long, including winter weekends. For more information, visit or

Top Rated Nebraskans

11 Jan

Congratulations to the top rated Nebraska disc golfers in January, 2015.

Division Name Resides PDGA # Nebraska Worldwide
Pro Open Brandon Oatman Hastings 51254 1 503
Pro Master Stephen Hanger Lincoln 24248 1 854
Am Open (Advanced) Brad Vannoy Omaha 54113 1 41
Am Master Colin Meiklejohn Lincoln 47667 1 73
Am Grandmaster Brad Ramsay Lincoln 38749 1 441
Am Sr Grandmaster Steve Stump Grand Island 27901 1 4
AmLegend LaVerne Mueller Norfolk 24138 1 7
Am Women – Open Jessica Evans Lincoln 61369 1 175

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