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J-Town Disc Golf Club / Re: Meeting Minutes
« on: August 09, 2016, 07:05:22 AM »
J-Town Disc Golf Club Meeting 42
7/11/16
Community Park, Channahon, IL
Meeting called to order: 5:01 PM

Members Present:
Sean Callahan
Dave Kociuba
Shawn McCarthy
Jason Poole


1.   Financials (see attached)
●   130 Members
●   $257 available for course projects
●   Approved 3-0

2.   Handicap League
•   2nd session averaging 19 players/week
•   Current session runs through 7/26
•   3rd Session will run from 8/2-9/27 (9 Weeks)

3.   Course Project- Highland Park (16 Tee)
•   Proposed date of 8/6 will not work due to officers not being available.
•   To be discussed at the September club meeting.

4.   Course Project- Signs for Dellwood
•   Final cost $707 from J-Town DGC, $60 from Steve Rachan, and the park district covered the rest for 30 new tee signs.
•   Signs have been installed.
 
5.   J-Town Invitational
•   7/17 at Dellwood
•   Sean Callahan has reserved the pavilion
•   Jason Poole TD
•   4 Divisions: Open, Adv, Adv Women, and Rec

6.   West Park
•   Sean Callahan to contact Army Corps of Engineers and will report back about any impacts to the current layout before planning begins for any changes.

7.   Open Q&A
•   Sean Callahan to contact Shorewood Park District in regard to a down tree on hole 11 at Shorewood Park
•   Jason Poole to talk to Gary about the plans for changing pin placements at Highland


Meeting adjourned, 5:34 PM

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J-Town Disc Golf Club / J-Town Disc Golf Club Meeting 7/11/16 5PM
« on: July 08, 2016, 05:57:32 AM »
J-Town Disc Golf Club Meeting 42
7/11/16 5:00 PM
Community Park, Channahon, IL (Weather Permitting)
      - Alternate: McDonalds – 4280 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60431)

1) Financials
2) Handicap League
3) Course Project- Highland Park Tee for 16
4) Course Project- Signs for Dellwood
5) J-Town Invitational
6) West Park
7) Open Q&A

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Leagues & Tourneys / Ropes at the Oaks- 7/30/16
« on: July 06, 2016, 09:25:08 AM »
Have you ever wanted to play a course set up like Winthrop Gold but don’t want to travel all the way to SC?  Here’s your chance.  We’ve re-designed Mokena’s 27 hole course into 18 holes and laid out over 5100 feet of rope.  The result, an 18 hole, 7738 foot, par 61 challenge.

What:  Ropes at the Oaks (PDGA C-Tier)
Where:  The Oaks, Mokena, IL
When:  Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Division     Entry     PDGA Member
Discount Fee
     # Trophies     
Open (MPO)     $60.00     $50.00     3     
Pro Women (FPO)     $60.00     $50.00     1     
Pro Master (MPM)     $60.00     $50.00     1     
Advanced (MA1)     $50.00     $40.00     3     
Advanced Women (FA1)     $50.00     $40.00     1     
Advanced Master (MM1)     $50.00     $40.00     1     
Intermediate (MA2)     $50.00     $40.00     3     
Recreational (MA3)     $50.00     $40.00     3     
Novice (MA4)     $50.00     $40.00     3     
Junior (MJ1)     $30.00     $30.00     1     

Eagle/Ace Fund: $2 (Optional) *Ace Fund pays out for all aces plus any 2s on 1,3,4,8,12,16
50/50 CTP: $3  (Optional) * 50% of the CTP fund will go towards the J-Town Disc Golf Club Enhancement Fund (Course Fund)

Registration: 7:30 - 8:30   
Players Meeting: 8:45
First Round Tee Time:  9:00

2 Rounds, 18 Hole USDGC Style Rope Course (Course Booklet)

Field limited to 90 players.
Pre-registration options include online registration or in person at J-Town Handicap Singles League.

For more information e-mail jtowndiscgolf@gmail.com.

Click here for the flyer.


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Leagues & Tourneys / 2016 J-Town Disc Golf Club Invitational
« on: July 05, 2016, 06:03:29 AM »
What:  2016 J-Town Disc Golf Club Invitational (PDGA C-Tier)
Where:  The Canyons, Lockport, IL
When:  Sunday, July 17th, 2015

Registration: 7:30 - 8:30   
Players Meeting: 8:45
First Round Tee Time:  9:00

24 white tees
18 blue tees

Open Divisions: $10
Advanced Divisions: FREE *
Recreational Divisions: FREE *
*$10 PDGA Non-Member Fee Applies

Ace Fund: $2 (Optional)
50/50 CTP: $3  (Optional) 50% goes to the Club Enhancement Fund

Field limited to 90 players.  So preregister by posting below or contact any officer.

This tournament is just a perk of the club, as well as a huge thank you for being a member!!
We are playing for ratings and PDGA points. The club will cover the PDGA’s tournament fees.
100% cash payout to Open division.
There will be no prizes, just FUN, points, and ratings.
There will be trophies for 1st place in each division.
For more information e-mail jtowndiscgolf@gmail.com.

Click here for the flyer.

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J-Town Disc Golf Club / Re: Meeting Minutes
« on: May 17, 2016, 01:04:40 PM »
J-Town Disc Golf Club Meeting 41
5/9/16
McDonalds – 4280 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60431
Meeting called to order: 5:02 PM

Members Present:
Sean Callahan
Dave Kociuba
Shawn McCarthy
Jason Poole
Steve Rachan



1.   Financials (see attached)
●   114 Members
●   $801 available for course projects
●   Approved 4-0

2.   Discontinuum Club Challenge Recap
•   J-Town was represented by 42 players (15 A, 13 B, 14 C)
•   J-Town came out in the lead for all divisions both rounds
•   Full points, and ratings for J-Town players are posted on the JTownDiscGolf.com message board.

3.   Handicap League
•   1st session averaging 21 players/week
•   2nd session has been sanctioned to run from 6/7-7/26

4.   Highland Park Basket Move Recap
•   8 Members showed up to help out
•   Basket move went easier than expected so we did some additional work:
o   cut a fairway for the 2nd pin placement on 6
o   installed basket sleeves on 6 and 11
o   pulled the old baskets on 5 and 6

5.   Course Project- Highland Park Tee for 16
•   Hand mix bags of concrete and get gravel from course.  Date TBA.

6.   Course Project- Signs for Dellwood
•   J-Town to sponsor tee signs for new holes at Dellwood (6A-B, 8A-D) at $30 each ($180 Total) in exchange for J-Town logo inclusion in the design. Vote Passes 4-0
•   Sponsorship for Blue tee signs (10).  Vote Passes 4-0
•   Sponsorship for A-B tee signs (2).  Vote Passes 4-0
•   Replacement of signs needing updating (11).  Vote Fails 0-3-1
•   Steve Rachan volunteered to cover the cost of the 2 damaged signs (5 & 10)

7.   Elections
●   Dave Kociuba- President, unopposed
●   Steve Rachan-Vice President, unopposed
●   Jason Poole- Treasurer, unopposed
●   Dean Bingham- Secretary, unopposed
●   Vote for Member Advocate
o   Sean Callahan will take over the position on 6/1
o   We would like to thank Shawn McCarthy for his time and dedication to the position.

8.   Open Q&A
●   J-Town Invitational
o   7/17 or 7/24
o   Sean Callahan to contact Dellwood for course use, backup location will be Trinity Links
●   Jason Poole to create league page for Briggs St Doubles on jtowndiscgolf.com

Meeting adjourned, 5:53 PM

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Leagues & Tourneys / Re: 2016 DISContinuum Club Challenge
« on: May 09, 2016, 07:36:38 AM »
J-Town Results
Points have already been multiplied by their point factor (A=5, B=4, C=3)

Div    PDGA    Name    R1    Rating    Pts    R2    Rating    Pts   
A25362Dean Bingham58922
A35165Lester Buddy Lee Sloan501002552100020
A49631Izak McDonald529822052100020
A31323Jimmy Mac McDonald51992105399135
A54018Anthony Rodriguez53972255696485
A18874Kristopher Hutter569425498240
A36149Christopher Brenholtz5595256964
A60925Steve Rachan5595256964
A26199Eric Bassett5595257955
A23272Tom Matesevac5496258945
A34882Nick Austin5496259936
A6803Steve Forneris539722560927
A11924Bart Zandstra5892258945
A23634Steve Slater6189157955
A37483Ben Carrescia6090161918
B26608David Kociuba529824529828
B40673Eric Ford5496285397224
B34478Brandon Rosch56942245694256
B68567Christopher Sirota56942245694256
B25183Ray Hill589225657932
B46532Adam Brkovic64861529828
B5275Leo Borowski5892259912
B55134Johnathan Boyd6288158922
B37511Kevin Macuiba6288158922
B32507Javy Rodriguez6585156942
B45630Scott Carroll6387159912
B5956Shawn Harmon6486159912
B61677Mike Eichorst6288168821
C41317Ryan Barcas5291721569426
C39740Thor Batchelor53904569426
C77410Chris Peters Sr51929155991136
C66149Stephen Vinyard51929155991136
C45428Larry Pennuto529172161891
C19774Jason Poole558795892218
C67225Aris Pashos529172164861
C41210Sean Callahan5686761891
C43451Donnie Longtin5587964861
C60403Richard Walsh5785462881
C48193Joe Roppo5785463871
C76350Marc Borowski5587967831
C51403Jeff Kinsella5785465851
C66580David Hopkins6081766841

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J-Town Disc Golf Club / J-Town Disc Golf Club Meeting 5/9/16 5PM
« on: May 02, 2016, 11:05:30 AM »
J-Town Disc Golf Club Meeting 41
5/9/16 5:00 PM
Community Park, Channahon, IL (Weather Permitting)
      - Alternate:
McDonalds – 4280 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60431)

1) Financials
2) Discontinuum Club Challenge Recap
3) Handicap League
4) Course Project- Highland Park Tee for 16
5) Course Project- Signs for Dellwood
6) Elections
7) Open Q&A

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J-Town Disc Golf Club / Re: 2016-2017 J-Town Disc Golf Club Board
« on: May 02, 2016, 07:04:41 AM »
Voting is now open for J-Town Disc Golf Club officers.  All positions with the exception of Member Advocate are unopposed, so voting will only be for Member Advocate. 

The candidates are
     Sean Callahan
     Shawn McCarthy

You may vote by contacting any officer (Dave Kociuba, Steve Rachan, Jason Poole, Dean Bingham, or Shawn McCarthy).  Ballots will also be available at handicap leagues on 5/3 and at the club meeting on 5/9.  Voting will be finalized at the meeting on 5/9 with the new officers taking over the positions on 6/1.

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J-Town Disc Golf Club / Re: 2016-2017 J-Town Disc Golf Club Board
« on: March 18, 2016, 07:53:35 AM »
Nominations will be accepted through 4/18/16

Nominations Listed Below (A=accepted, D=declined)

1.   President
Dave Kociuba (A)
Jesse Saenz (D)

2.   Vice-President
Steve Rachan (A)

3.   Secretary
Dean Bingham (A)

4.   Treasurer
Jason Poole (A)

5.   Member Advocate
Shawn McCarthy (A)
Sean Callahan (A)

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J-Town Disc Golf Club / 2016-2017 J-Town Disc Golf Club Board
« on: March 18, 2016, 07:53:17 AM »
Please take this time to nominate a J-Town Disc Golf club member for the following positions. 

President
Vice-President
Secretary
Treasurer
Member Advocate

Individual Board position descriptions are listed below:

1.   President
a.   The President shall chair meetings and special sessions of the Board of Directors. The Secretary and Treasurer shall report to the President. The President participates in the nominating of, and approves, all Staff nominations.
b.   The President is responsible for maintaining positive relationships with Club sponsors, local players, and other disc golf organizations.  President checks and confirms all public communications (monthly newsletters, club flyers, press releases, etc.) before release.
c.   The President shall have access to the Club’s bank account(s) and other investments, if any, with the expressed approval of the Treasurer.


2.   Vice-President
a.   The Vice President shall chair the Staff-based Operations Team, acting as team leader.
b.   The Vice President is responsible for maintaining positive relationships with Club sponsors, local players, and other disc golf organizations. The Vice President shall assist the President as needed.
c.   Any teams or committees created by the Board of Directors shall be managed by the Vice President (or by a delegate appointed by the Vice President if approved by the rest of the Board).
d.   In the event of the President’s absence, the Vice President shall chair Club meetings.


3.   Secretary
a.   The Secretary shall be responsible for much of the communication of information within the structure of the Club. 
b.   The Secretary shall record and disseminate the agenda, minutes, and notes from monthly and other Club meetings. It shall be the duty of the Secretary to respond to public inquiries, answer appropriate Club email, or forward such communication to the President.
c.   By nature of the position, the Secretary will need to work closely with the Webmaster or Assistant Webmaster in the combined goal of maintaining clear and consistent communication within the Club and in the eyes of the public.
d.   The Secretary shall chair Club meetings in the President and Vice President’s absence.


4.   Treasurer
a.   The Treasurer shall be responsible for the financial integrity of the Club.  The Treasurer maintains all accounts payable, accounts receivable, sponsorship donations, and other Club investments.
b.   The Treasurer shall give a comprehensive financial status report at the Club meetings.
c.   The Treasurer is responsible for filing all appropriate State of Illinois and Federal taxes and fees.


5.   Member Advocate
a.   The Member Advocate is responsible for maintaining a positive relationship between the Board of Directors and the general membership.
b.   The Member Advocate shall talk with members to come up with member concerns and desired changes in a more informal setting than the general membership meetings.  These topics will then be presented at meetings on the member’s behalf, anonymously if desired.

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Leagues & Tourneys / 2016 DISContinuum Club Challenge
« on: March 08, 2016, 10:46:40 AM »
Where: Lemon Lake County Park, Crown Point, IN
When: 4/9/15
Check-in will be 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM.  Tee-off will be right around 9:45 AM (Subject to change)
Cost: Free (J-Town Disc Golf Club will cover any fees for J-Town players)
Who: Clubs will include Basket Cases, DISContinuum, Fox Valley, J-Town, and Union. (Subject to additions)

J-Town Disc Golf Club is looking for club members to commit to this event.  Format will be 2 rounds of singles.  Members will be divided into 3 division (945+, 900-944, and 899-).  Best 5 finishing positions for each division per round will count towards the club total.  Lowest club total wins.

Field limited to 14 members for each division from each club.  J-Town will decide our roster based on the following: 11 spots will go to the highest rated sign-ups, the other 3 spots in each division will be Captain's choice.  Dave Kociuba will be the Captain for J-Town Disc Golf Club this year.

Please reply to this post (PDGA #, Name, and Rating) if you want to represent the J-Town Disc Golf Club.  I will periodically update this post with our roster.  You will need to be a club member to play (we will have memberships available at the event).

A 945+
PDGA     Name     Rating     
60925 (Pick)     Steve Rachan     948     
36149 (Pick)     Christopher Brenholtz     945     
23634 (Pick)     Steve Slater     945     
49631     Izak McDonald     991     
34882     Nick Austin     984     
31323     Jimmy Mac McDonald     981     
37483     Ben Carrescia     970     
18874     Kristopher Hutter     969     
26199     Eric Bassett     964     
6803     Steve Forneris     963     
23272     Tom Matesevac     963     
54018     Anthony Rodriguez     962     
35165     Lester Buddy Lee Sloan     958     
11924     Bart Zandstra     954     

B 900-944
PDGA     Name     Rating     
34478 (Pick)     Brandon Rosch     918     
32507 (Pick)     Javy Rodriguez     909     
36653 (Pick)     Eric Fite     902     
26608     David Kociuba     944     
5275     Leo Borowski     943     
68567     Christopher Sirota     939     
55134     Johnathan Boyd     938     
25183     Ray Hill     937     
40673     Eric Ford     930     
5956     Shawn Harmon     925     
45630     Scott Carroll     923     
61677     Mike Eichorst     922     
37511     Kevin Macuiba     922     
46532     Adam Brkovic     920     

C 899-
PDGA     Name     Rating     
48193 (Pick)     Joe Roppo     859     
77410 (Pick)     Chris Peters Sr     849     
76350 (Pick)     Marc Borowski     831     
39740     Thor Batchelor     898     
60403     Richard Walsh     894     
71542     Brian Espinoza     892     
19774     Jason Poole     892     
45428     Larry Pennuto     889     
66149     Stephen Vinyard     888     
67225     Aris Pashos     882     
41317     Ryan Barcas     878     
66580     David Hopkins     877     
41210     Sean Callahan     876     
51403     Jeff Kinsella     864     

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J-Town Disc Golf Club / J-Town Disc Golf Club Meeting 3/14/16 5PM
« on: March 08, 2016, 06:54:48 AM »
J-Town Disc Golf Club Meeting 40
3/14/16 5:00 PM
McDonalds – 4280 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60431

1) Financials
2) Bag Tags
3) Ice Bowl Recap
4) Discontinuum Club Challenge
5) Handicap League
6) Elections
   a) Timeline
   b) Nominations
7) Open Q&A

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J-Town Ice Bowl / J-Town 7th Annual Ice Bowl (2016)
« on: January 25, 2016, 06:30:07 AM »
What:  J-Town 7th Annual Ice Bowl
Where:  Trinity Links, Lockport, IL
When:  Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Bring your own partner Doubles.

Division     Entry per Player     Combined Rating Limit     
Open (MPO)     $40.00          
Advanced (MA1)     $30.00     1940     
Recreational (MA3)     $30.00     1798     

Ace Fund: $5 (Optional)
50/50 CTP: $5  (Optional)
PDGA Sanctioning (1st Rnd): $1  (Optional)
* In the event that no eligible players hit an ace, the ace fund will be donated to the Salvation Army.
* 50% of the CTP fund will be donated to the Salvation Army.

Approx 40% of entry fees will be donated to the Salvation Army.

First Place winners will receive trophies.
Cash payouts for all divisions.
Raffle tickets for sale for prizes.

Registration: 7:30 - 8:30   
Players Meeting: 8:45
First Round Tee Time:  9:00

2 Rounds, 18 Holes Short Tees
First round singles (combined score)
Second round best shot doubles.

Free CTPs for J-Town Disc Golf Club members:
• J-Town Screen Print Dri-Fit Tee
• J-Town Screen Print Long Sleeve Tee
• J-Town Embroidered Nike Dri-Fit Polo
• J-Town Embroidered Hoody
• J-Town Buzzz

Field limited to 72 players (36 Teams).
Preregister in person at Greater Joliet Bag Tags or at J-Town Winter Doubles (see Dave K or Jason P).

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J-Town Disc Golf Club / J-Town Disc Golf Club Meeting 1/11/16 5PM
« on: January 06, 2016, 10:54:01 AM »
J-Town Disc Golf Club Meeting 39
1/11/16 5:00 PM
McDonalds – 4280 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60431

1) Financials
2) Saturday Bag Tags
3) 2016 Ice Bowl
4) Dan O Bag Raffle
5) Member Reward Program
6) Course Projects
7) Open Q&A

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J-Town Disc Golf Club / J-Town Disc Golf Club Meeting 11/9/15 5PM
« on: November 03, 2015, 01:16:45 PM »
J-Town Disc Golf Club Meeting 38
11/9/15 5:00 PM
McDonalds – 4280 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL 60431

1) Financials
2) Handicap League Awards
3) Saturday Bag Tags
4) 2016 Ice Bowl
5) Dan O Bag Raffle
6) Member Advocate Election
7) Open Q&A

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