Jeffersonville, Vermont - Smugglers’ Notch Disc Golf Center is thrilled to win the bid for the 2018 Professional Disc Golf World Championships with support from Resort staff, the Green Mountain Disc Golf Club, the Vermont Tourism Dept, and a bevy of local and regional organizations and businesses. This event is expected to draw players and spectators from around the globe for an exciting weekend hosted by Smugglers’ Notch Resort.
“This World Championship event will welcome hundreds of players, fans and spectators into the Vermont community, which translates to a strong economic impact, lasting well beyond the conclusion of the tournament.” -Mike Downes, Events Manager, Professional Disc Golf Association
The 2018 World Championship will replace the annual Green Mountain Championship, an event lined up for its 5th iteration this September 13-17, 2017. Both events are part of Smugglers’ FallFest; a diverse fall festival delivering live music, locally sourced food, Vermont craft beer and cider, a special edition double IPA from Fiddlehead Brewing Company, festival games, local vendors, as well as 350+ players competing for over $50k in cash and prize payouts. Spectators are welcome at both events.
Full event details are available at http://www.smuggs.com/fallfest
World Champions will engage in an exhibition match on Tuesday, September 12, at 10:30am on the Fox Run Meadows course at Smugglers’ Notch. These athletes will be available for media at that time, and additionally, videographer Alex Martin can be reached at [email protected] for access to footage. For media exhibition info, contact Jeff Spring, event director, at [email protected] or 802-730-6397.