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Next year’s ZTO will be on June 16 - 17. We’re working on a few things to make it bigger and better than ever before. Be sure to save the date!

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ZTO info

This year’s Zoo Town Open presented by Ink Realty Group will have a few changes to the format. All Pro divisions will play 2 rounds on the ZTO layout at Blue Mountain. All Amateur divisions will play 2 rounds on the ZTO layout at Sky Ranch. Everyone will play one round on the ZTO layout at Linda Vista Golf Course using tee times with a Final 9 for the top 5 Open Men. Both the Pro and the Am pool will be limited to 72 players each allowing us to increase our total field to 144 players. Much more info to come...

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Registration for the 2018 ZTO

Registration for the 2018 Zoo Town Open presented by Ink Realty Group for all men rated 990 and above, ALL WOMEN, and Silver Sponsors and above will open on Wednesday, March 7th at 8:00PM MT time. Registration for everyone will open on Wednesday, March 21st at 8:00PM MT time. Pre-registration will be available on the Garden City Flyers website at www.gardencityflyers.org

As always, we expect this year's ZTO to fill very quickly so this year we are expanding the field to two fields of 72 players each for a total capacity of 144 players. Those players who do get in will once again be treated to phenomenal players' packs and amateur prizes, deep pro payouts (minimum $2,500 added cash), our legendary best-in-the-west raffle, and lot's of other extras in addition to an unrivaled player experience.
The Pro field will be playing 2 rounds on Saturday at Blue Mountain on the ZTO layout. The Am field will be playing 2 rounds on Saturday at Sky Ranch on the ZTO layout. On Sunday, all players will play one round at Linda Vista Golf Course using a modified tee time start to allow for the Pro Women to have the last tee times as well as a Final 9 for the top 5 Pro Men and still get everyone on the road at a decent time.

Due to the limited number of spots and high demand, pre-registration for the 2018 ZTO will happen in a few different stages. In addition to trying to draw the most competitive field we can, we would like to continue the trend of large Women's fields at the ZTO, too! There will also be a Sunday only Juniors division for which pre-registration is suggested, but not required. Junior players do not count towards the 144 person cap. We have had a tradition of very strong Juniors' fields and we would like that tradition to continue! Please spread the word to any Junior players out there.

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION DATES

March 7 - 8:00 PM MT time: Registration opens for all men rated 990 and over, all Silver, Gold, and Platinum Sponsors, and ALL WOMEN'S DIVISIONS.

March 21 - 8:00 PM MT time: Registration opens for ALL. First come, first served until we're full. We will keep a waitlist. Five touring Pro spots for players rated 990 and above and six Women's only spots - 3 in the Pro field and 3 in the Am field - will be reserved until May 30th when all unfilled spots will be released to the waitlist.

The waitlist will be first come, first served except that Platinum, Gold, and Silver Sponsors will be moved to the front of the list in that order.

DIVISIONS AND ENTRY FEES

Open Men - $140
Open Women, Pro Masters, Pro Masters 40+, and Pro Masters 50+ - $120
Pro Master Women 40+, Advanced Amateurs, Advanced Masters, and Advanced Grandmasters - $95
Intermediate Amateurs - $75
Advanced Amateur Women - $60
Juniors (one round on Sunday only) $15

With the exception of all Women's and Juniors’ divisions, a minimum of 4 players are required to form a division

MUST BE A CURRENT PDGA MEMBER TO COMPETE IN ANY PRO DIVISION
Current PDGA Members who register for any Amateur division will receive a $10 discount

Optional $5 Acepot

The above entry fees include greens fees for both Sky Ranch and Linda Vista as well as PDGA fees

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

It takes a small village to put on the ZTO, so we would like to put out the call for a big, well-taken-care-of volunteer contingent! Volunteers will receive a complimentary players' pack and lots of extra freebies. If you would like to help make the ZTO the best it can be contact Brian.

SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

Sponsorship information will be posted later this week. Please consider being a sponsor of this year's ZTO! Not only will you be eligible for the early registration period, but we have special sponsor rewards for Gold and Platinum sponsors

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Title Sponsor Ink Reality and ZTO sponsorship info

We are very thankful to once again have Ink Reality Group on board as the Title Sponsor! They have been huge sponsors of disc golf in the Missoula area for many years. Whether your looking to buy, rent, or sell they can make it happen!

Check them out at https://www.inkmt.com/

The elite Registration window opens next Wednesday at 8:00 MT time. All women, Men rated 990 and above, and Silver Sponsors and above are eligible for this reg window. The sponsorship letter with all the info for sponsoring this event is attached to the first post in this thread.

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Big Sky Brewery and ZTO

Thank You to Big Sky Brewery for their continued support of the Zoo Town Open!!! They have a few things up their sleeve lined up for this year's event that will make this year special! More on that soon.

A reminder that the Elite Registration Window opens this Wednesday at 8:00 PM MT time this Wednesday. All Women, Men rated 990 and above, and Silver, Gold, and Platinum sponsors are eligible for this window. Registration will open for everyone at 8:00 PM MT time on March 21st.

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ZTO Elite reg is open

The Elite Registration Window is now open for this year’s ZTO at http://www.gardencityflyers.org/site/node/2037

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ZTO Fundraiser Discs

ZTO Innova fundraiser discs are in! We have Champ Colored Glo Aviar 3’s, lightweight Champ Colored Glo Leopard 3’s, Glo XT Novas, Champ Colored Glo Firebirds, and Champ Metal Flake Destroyers.

$20 each. We can ship them for an additional $4 per disc. Payments can be made via Paypal FF to gcfadmin@gardencityflyers.org Thanks for supporting this year’s ZTO!!

A reminder that the Elite Registration Window is open right now! All women, men rated 990 and above, and Silver, Gold, and Platinum sponsors are eligible to register during this window. The PDGA page will be updated tomorrow night to show the several registrations over the weekend. Registration is available at http://www.gardencityflyers.org/site/node/2037

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Elite Reg Window

A reminder that the Elite Registration Window for all women, men rated 990 and above, and Silver, Gold, and Platinum Sponsors is open through the evening of Wednesday. March 21. Registration will open for everyone at 8:00 PM Wednesday, March 21. The current registration list can be found at https://www.pdga.com/tour/event/34925

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ZTO a USDGC Qualifier

If you didn’t already know, this year’s ZTO is a USDGC qualifier! All Pro divisions, with the exception of Pro Master Women who will play a different layout at Linda Vista) will be eligible for the 5 qualifying spots.

http://usdgc.com/?page_id=229

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ZTO Reg Info

Registration is currently available for men rated 990+, ALL women, and Silver, Gold, and Platinum Sponsors until 7:00 PM MT time this Wednesday.

*** Open registration for this year's ZTO will begin this Wednesday nite at 8:00 PM MT time. ***

It'll fill fast so be ready!!!! This event has filled in under an hour the last several years. The Pro side will only have about 40 spots available and the Am side will have about 60 spots still available when it opens for everyone tomorrow nite. We have a hard cap of 144 players - not counting Juniors. Juniors are welcome to pre-register online, or they can register the day of. We will require a minimum of 4 players to make a division with the exception of Women's and Juniors' divisions. If there are fewer than 4, we will offer them a spot in a comparable division.

When registration opens, there will be 5 spots set aside for any player rated 990 or above and 6 spots set aside for women - 3 on the Pro side and 3 on the Am side. The remaining spots will be filled first come first served via online registration. These spots will be held until May 30th when any remaining spots will be filled from the waitlist.

We will have a waitlist when we reach 72 players signed up in each pool. If you would like to be put on the waitlist email Brian at brianbjortomt@yahoo.com with waitlist in the title. THIS IS THE ONLY WAY TO GET ON THE WAITLIST. Phone calls and Facebook messages to be put on the waitlist will not be accepted. The waitlist will be on a first come first served basis based on the time stamp of the email with the exception of Silver Sponsors and above will be moved to the top of the waitlist. Platinum sponsors will move to the front, followed by Gold, followed by Silver. Regular waitlisters will follow them on the waitlist.

The registration link on the GCF website will be posted tomorrow at 8:00 PM MT time

*** REFUND POLICY ***

• A player may officially withdraw only by contacting the Tournament Director at brianbjortomt@yahoo.com
• Discussions with persons other than the Tournament Directors, including other tournament staff, shall not be considered official. Phone calls and Facebook messages are also not considered official.
• Withdrawals made before midnight on June 10th will be refunded 100%, less the online registration fee.
• Withdrawals made before midnight on June 15th will be refunded 100%, less one hole sponsorship ($25) and the online registration fee.
No refunds will be issued after midnight on June 15th.

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Reg list is updated. Pro side is full

Current Registration is up at https://www.pdga.com/tour/event/34925

The Pro side is full with the exception of the reserved spots. There are still 18 spots left on the Am side

*** Pro Waitlist ***
#1 Jeremy Thornton
#2 Cody Duncan