Information for players at the WFDF 2017 World Overall Flying Disc Championships. If you need further details on anything then please get in touch.

Format

A full-format Overall tournament, combining multiple disc sports – some individual sports and some pairs sports – to test the player’s skills and abilities across the spectrum of disciplines.

  • Accuracy
  • Discathon
  • Disc Golf
  • Distance
  • Double Disc Court
  • Freestyle
  • Self-Caught Flight (mta/trc)

The events of Double Disc Court and Freestyle events are played in pairs; Freestyle can also be a co-op, or three-person, event.

The full-format Overall competition will be staged over a week, testing an athlete’s stamina, endurance and concentration, as well as their proficiency in disc skills.

Tournament Fees

Fees for the tournament are as follows:

£100 = Entry to the full WFDF 2017 World Overall Flying Disc Championship.
£50 = Junior entry to the full WFDF 2017 World Overall Flying Disc Championship.

£25 = Entry to individual events (if not competing in Overall)
£15 = Junior entry to individual events (if not competing in Overall)

The World OVERALL Champions will be awarded based on a tally of points on THREE or more disciplines contested by a player.

Register for three individual events, and be automatically entered for the Overall Championship. (There is a cap at £100 so if you are entering 5 or more events you will only pay £100,)
Junior Teen – (turns 19 during 2017)
Junior – (turns 13 during 2017)

Pay Out and Prizes

The World OVERALL Champions will be awarded based on a tally of points on three or more disciplines contested by a player – Champions will be Crowned in both Men and Women for all divisions: Open, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Grand Masters, Legends, Juniors and Jnr Juniors.

Individual Events: Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for all divisions.

Overall Event: Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd for all divisions.

No cash payouts.

Food and Facilities

Lunch and refreshments will be supplied by the TOC, free of charge, for competitors and volunteers, available in rugby clubhouse, plus other food concessions available for purchase.

Competitor only showers and toilets available in rugby clubhouse.

Water freely available.

Other food outlets. There is a Toby carvery on site for breakfasts etc.

Portaloos available around the site.

Communications

Free WiFi will be available at the rugby club

Transport

From HEATHROW:

By Coach – (1 hr journey time)
I recommend a coach from National Express, it’s cheaper and stops outside the Basingstoke Hotel (if you’re staying there)  and then on to Basingstoke Train station.
Approx £10

By Rail – (1.5 hr journey time)
From Heathrow to Hayes,
change trains,
Hayes to Reading,
change trains,
Reading to Basingstoke
Approx £25

From GATWICK:

By Coach –  (3 hour journey time)
From National Express
Approx £35

By Rail – (1.5 hr journey time)
From Gatwick to Clapham Junction
change trains
Clapham Junction to Basingstoke
Approx £25

By Taxi – (Heathrow – 45 minutes, Gatwick 1 Hour, journey time)
Upto 4 people approx £40
Upto 8 people approx £75 (minibus)
All District Radio Cars
+44 (0)1256 470470

By Train:

Arrive at Basingstoke Train station. From there:

a taxi to your destination will be approx £10
a bus stand opposite for local buses approx £2 (note, Sunday service is not great)

Useful Links

National Express
http://www.nationalexpress.com/home.aspx

Train Line
https://www.thetrainline.com/

Accommodation

There are many good hotels and Bed & Breakfasts within a few minutes of the venue.  Please see the following list for our recommendations:
http://m.visit-hampshire.co.uk/accommodation/searchresults?sr=1&rloc=on&loc=RG22%205HH&areaproxbands=0.5%7C2%7C5&areaproxdist=5&rtfa=on&p=1

We have a great deal arranged with the Basingstoke Hotel, 10 mins drive from the course and easily accessible on the local bus route:

Prices per night:

Single – BB £89
Double – BB £104

Single – DBB £104
Double – DBB £134

BB – Bed & Breakfast
DBB – Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Last day of booking is 21st April

Bookings at the Basingstoke Hilton must be confirmed on or before Thursday 20th April in order to achieve the discount!

Location

The main venue is at Down Grange, Winchester Road, Basingstoke, , UK

Google Map

Contact Details

TD: Robb Hamilton
Email : [email protected]
Tel : +44 (0)7875 750389

Payment Details

PayPal : [email protected]

Lloyds Bank
Sort Code : 30-90-53Account #: 55499968
IBAN : GB64 LOYD 3090 5355 4999 68
BIC/SWIFT :  LOYDGB2L