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Collegiate Season 2012-2013

The PDGA and the National Collegiate Disc Golf Union are extremely excited about the upcoming 2012-2013 season and can't wait to see the growth of this wonderful faction of our great sport. Collegiate disc golf is a great vehicle to get our sport to the next level. Last year we had over 100 schools participate in a collegiate disc golf tournament. Our goal is to double that this year. Below is the schedule of Qualifier Events. For any and all information about collegiate disc golf, visit

The NCDGC invited back the top 16 finishers from the 2012 National Championships to the 2013 event and also the winner of the First Flight Championships. 19 spots will be awarded via the events below. One spot will be given to the team with the highest total points in the end-of-season NCDGU Rankings. 2 spots will be given away at the National Qualifier Playoffs. One school will receive the Honorary Pete May Invitation. See the Teams page for the list of teams that are currently qualified for the 2013 National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships.       

The season will be made up of four different types of NCDGU events. There will be Premier qualifiers, General qualifiers, Playoff qualifiers, and Rankings only events. We have divided the country into 6 different regions. Each region gets one Premier event. The general events were awarded to regions based on number of active teams. We will also be using qualifiers to give out 24 spots for the National Qualifier Playoffs. The NQP is essentially the first round of the championships and is the last chance for teams to get in to the championships.

2012-2013 Premier Events:

Each Premier Qualifier will award two seeded berths into the Championships to the two highest placing teams that have not previously qualified.  

Region 1 – Northeast:

Northeastern Collegiate Disc Golf Championships

Elverson, PA September 22-23, 2012

Region 2 – Southeast:

SouthEast Collegiate Open

Appling, GA September 29-30, 2012

Region 3 – Upper Midwest:

Essentially Great Lakes Collegiate Open

Kalamazoo, MI Fall 2012 TBD

Region 4 – Lower Midwest:

Gateway Collegiate Classic

St. Louis, MO   Spring 2013 TBD

Region 5 – Northwest: 

Northwest Collegiate Invitational

Estacada, OR Spring 2013 TBD

Region 6 – Southwest:

West Coast College Open

Monterey Bay, CA November 2-4, 2012

2012-2013 General Qualifier Events:

Each General Qualifier will award one seeded berth into the Championship to the highest placing team that has not previously qualified and one Playoff berth to the highest placing team that has not previously qualified for the NCDGC nor the NQP.

Region 1 – Northeast:

Liberty Flamethrower Collegiate Classic

Lynchburg, VA March 9-10, 2012

Region 2 – Southeast:

Florida Collegiate Disc Golf Championships

Sarasota, FL November 3-4, 2012

Region 2 – Southeast:

Alabama Slammer

Tuscaloosa, AL February 22-23, 2013

Region 2 – Southeast:

Georgia Tech Invitational

Atlanta, GA March 16-17, 2013

Region 3 – Upper Midwest:

Iowa Collegiate Disc Golf Championships

Ottumwa, IA October 5-6, 2012

Region 3 – Upper Midwest:

Midwest Collegiate Disc Golf Championships

West Lafayette, IN October 20-21, 2012

Region 4 – Lower Midwest:

Texas Collegiate Disc Golf Championships

Austin, TX October 27-28, 2012

2012-2013 Playoff Qualifier Events:

Each Playoff Qualifier will award two Playoff berths to the highest placing teams that have not previously qualified for the NCDGC nor the NQP. 

Region 1 – Northeast:

Wild & Wonderful Collegiate Qualifier

Fairmont, WV October 2012

Region 2 – Southeast:

Georgia Collegiate Disc Golf Open

Swainsboro, GA October 6, 2012