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This is an A/B tier event being held in Missoula, MT on June 15-16. As always, we expect this year's ZTO to fill to capacity of 144 players very quickly. Junior players do not count towards the cap. Those players who do get in will once again be treated to phenomenal players' packs and amateur prizes, deep pro payouts, 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 capped at 72 players and will play 2 rounds on Saturday at Blue Mountain on the ZTO layout. NEW FOR THIS YEAR, the FPO, FP40, and MP50 will use a couple of short tee pads at this year's event. 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 tee times.

Due to the limited number of spots and high demand, pre-registration for the 2019 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 20 - 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.

April 3 - 8:00 PM MT time: Registration opens for ALL. First come, first served until we're full. We will keep a waitlist. Five spots will be reserved for Touring pros rated 990 and above. 6 spots will be reserved for Women's divisions - 3 in the Pro field and 3 in the Am field. These reserved spots will be held until they are filled or until May 29th when any unfilled spots will be released to the waitlist.

May 29 - Any unused reserved spots will be released to people on 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.

A link to registration will be posted as the dates draw near.

DIVISIONS AND ENTRY FEES

Open Men - $150
Open Women, Pro Masters 40+, and Pro Masters 50+ - $130
Pro Master Women 40+, Advanced Amateurs, Advanced Masters, and Advanced Grandmasters - $100
Intermediate Amateurs - $80
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

SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

Would you like to help make this year's ZTO an even better event? Consider becoming a sponsor! Not only will you be eligible for the early registration period, but we have special sponsor rewards for Gold and Platinum sponsors. Sponsorship information will be posted later this week.

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ZTO Sponsorships

The 2019 ZTO Sponsorship letter is attached to the OP of this thread. Please help us make this an even better event by helping us to find sponsors!

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Coverage of the ZTO and USDGC qualifier

We are very excited to once again be a qualifier for the United States Disc Golf Championships held in rock Hill South Carolina. The top 5 scores in the MPO and MP40 divisions will earn their spot at our sports most prestigious event.

We are also very excited to welcome back Ian from Central Coast Disc Golf to provide coverage of this year's event!

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ZTO Fundraiser discs are in!

The Innova fundraiser discs are here!! We have:

Glo DX Aviars - $15.
Glo XT Novas, Champ Glo Eagle X’s, Champ Colored Glo Aviar X3’s, Champ Colored Glo Leopard 3’s, Champ Colored Glo Firebirds, Luster Champ Teebird 3’s, Luster Champ Roc 3’s - $20.

Send an email to brianbjortomt@yahoo.com to place your order for non-local orders.

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ZTO Promo video

Here is a great ZTO promo video courtesy of KPAX, Gene Peterson, and Kevin Sheehan. Footage provided by CCDG and NWDGTV.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=li1aFsJTDkw&app=desktop

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refund policy and Elite reg window opening tomorrow

The Elite Registration Window will open for this year's Zoo Town Open tomorrow evening at 8:00 PM MT time. All Women, Men rated 990 and above, and Silver, Gold, and Platinum sponsors are eligible to use this registration window.

The registration link will be posted here and on the GCF website at www.gardencityflyers.org tomorrow at 8:00 PM MT time

For those choosing to sponsor the event, you will have the option to select your level of sponsorship when you register. Please contact Brian at brianbjortomt@yahoo.com for more information about sponsoring this year's event.

*** 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 14th will be refunded 100%, less one hole sponsorship ($25) and the online registration fee.
No refunds will be issued after midnight on June 14th.

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ZTO Elite Reg now open!!

Reg for ALL Women, men rated 990 and above, and Silver, Gold, and Platinum sponsors is now open!!

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ZTO Reg opens for everyone tomorrow!!!

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

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

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 25 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, 5 spots set aside for all Pro Women Divisions, and 3 spots set aside for Am Women. The remaining spots will be filled first come first served via online registration. These spots will be held until May 29th 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 14th will be refunded 100%, less one hole sponsorship ($25) and the online registration fee.
No refunds will be issued after midnight on June 14th.

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Waitlist

Pro Pool Waitlist

1 Tom Putra - Silver Sponsor
2 Rahn Henderson - Silver Sponsor
3 Michael Colvin
4 Jon Reny
5 Ryan Cigler
6 Brian Cook
7 Jason Kodish
8 Jacob Wollberg
9 Ben Dodge
10 Brett Penney
11 Mark Dakiv
12 Jeffrey Millard
13 Kevin Holmes
14 Doc Watson
15 Oliver Redding
16 Adam Brisco
17 Jeremy Brisco

Amateur Pool Waitlist

1 Justin Guilliam
2 Dennis Jessop
3 David Myers
4 Kane Bittner
5 Zack Dubose
6 Jayden Duckworth
7 John Sonderegger
8 Ryan Krug
9 Joshau Damewood
10 Ryan Sken
11 Steven Dobrinski
12 Sam Surbrugg
13 JD Partain

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.

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updated the waitlist

updated the waitlist

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Waitlist, Schedule, Lodging,

Waitlist, Schedule, Lodging, Course Info, Previous Tournament Footage, and all things ZTO

WAITLIST

The current waitlist and how you can get on it can be found at here.

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1509676622501161&id=40211165...

JUNIORS

Juniors will play a 1 round tournament on June 16 at Linda Vista Golf Course. They do not count towards our player cap. Juniors can register online or the morning of on Sunday, June 16

ZOO TOWN OPEN SCHEDULE

May 29 - Any unused reserved spots will be released to the waitlist

June 8 - Sky Ranch set up in the ZTO layout

June 13 - Garden City Flyers Bag Tag round at Blue Mtn playing the ZTO layout. Free round that anyone is
welcome to play

June 14 - Linda Vista open for practice for the afternoon
Player Check-in
Clinic, Disc Demo, and Triples Round with Paul Ulibarri and Brian Earhart

June 15 - All Pro divisions play 2 rounds at Blue Mtn
All Amateur divisions play 2 rounds at Sky Ranch
Player's Party - TBD

June 16 - One Round Juniors Tournament
All players play 1 round with tee times at Linda Vista
Raffle benefiting Pattee Canyon DGC teepads
Awards Ceremony

This is a tentative schedule at this point. We are still looking to add events and will update this post when needed.

LODGING

Unfortunately, we have been unable to secure a reasonable rate for a host hotel. We encourage players to take advantage of their PDGA member discounts with affiliated hotels. More info on those at
https://www.pdga.com/members/benefits

Camping and Glamping is available at Sky Ranch. You can reserve your spot at https://www.skyranchretreat.com/

Many players have camped or rented cabins at the KOA in Missoula.

COURSE INFO

Course maps will be posted before the event.

Blue Mountain
Blue will be set up in the full ZTO layout Thursday, June 13, for the Garden City Flyers Bag Tag round. The two alternate basket locations and one alternate tee will be marked early in the week. The OB will be set-up Thursday afternoon and will remain through Saturday.

Sky Ranch
The course will be set up in the ZTO layout by Saturday, June 8.

Linda Vista
Course will be open for practice the afternoon and evening of June 14.

PREVIOUS TOURNAMENT FOOTAGE

2018 courtesy of Central Coast Disc Golf

Blue Mountain
Round 1 F9 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVsofUGgJIU
Round 1 B9 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_W8zTd_eys
Round 2 F9 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq5gMh75mqc
Round 2 B9 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCXbc4ee2HQ&list=PLbnvbtJ11PvGdsDjynQ3pX...

Linda Vista
Round 3 F8 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Co4RAfauQ1Y
Round 3 B8 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_M4bewMzQI

2017 courtesy of NWDG TV

Blue Mountain
Round 2 F9 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wx6vS50uDuE
Round 2 B9 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecDybkurGH0

Sky Ranch
Round 3 F9 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55K3iebCZn8
Round 3 B9 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=om16XXx_L3I
Final 8 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teDo50u2NT4