First CEDGC was played in Slovakian town of Smolenice on 24th and 25th September 2016 by 72 players from seven countries. On the final day Katka Bodová (FPO), Bohdan Bílek (MJ1) and Lukas Filandr (MPO) were named as the first disc golf champions of Central Europe. To read more on the start of this tradition open the CEDGC 2016 page.
2nd Central European Disc Golf Championship
In its 2nd year CEDGC will be held during the weekend of June 10-11 by Lagoda Disc Golf at Spa Hills disc golf course in Toplice Sveti Martin, Croatia.
CEDGC is organized by Organizing Committee whose members are:
Bernd Wender (Austria), Dani Hatvani (Hungary), Bostjan Babic (Slovenia), Ivo Vojtik (Czech Republic), Michal Paszkowski (Poland), Tomislav Goricki (Croatia) and Richard Kollar (Slovakia).
Second Central European Disc Golf Championship is limited to 72 players with division sizes of 44 players in MPO (open), 14 players in FPO (women) and 14 players in MJ1 (juniors). The players can qualify either by their PDGA rating or through a nomination by their national disc golf organization.
Tournament registrations will be held in three phases starting as of January 26 and all eligible players will be invited to register. For full details on the CEDGC spot distribution system and Championship rules check out the Rules page.
January 24 Publication of End-of-the-Year PDGA ratings
January 26 Invitations to players who earned Automatic spots
January 27 Start of the registrations in Phase I
February 13 End of the registrations in Phase I
February 15 Deadline for National disc golf governing bodies to send National spots list
February 16 Start of the registrations in Phase II
March 27 End of the registrations in Phase II
Deadline for tournament fee to be paid by players who registered in Phase I or Phase II
March 28 Distribution of Current rating spots and invitation to players
March 29 Start of the registration in Phase III
June 10-11 Tournament Dates
To register (starting from January 27, 14:00) and for additional info on registering for CEDGC 2017 please check out Players page.
The location and arrival
Resort Spa Sveti Martin is a green oasis located in the northern part of Croatia, and is distanced 110 kilometers from Zagreb, 130 km from Graz and 280 km from Budapest. Players can arrive on their own by car but on request shuttle transfers can be organized. Public transport is not a good option to reach this Resort as bus connections are not to good and the nearest train station is 15 km away (also poorly connected with other stations).
Arrival by plane is possible to Zagreb airport, from which we can organize shuttle transfers to Sveti Martin, as well as the return to the airport. The car ride from Zagreb Airport is around 90 minutes. On request, we can organize transfer from other airports in the region - Ljubljana, Maribor, Graz, Vienna, Budapest, Rijeka etc. Transfer prices will be determined for each airport on request.
Google map adress of the resort is , whilst GPS location of hotel and apartments reception office is 46°29'42.1"N 16°20'22.7"E
For additional info on the arrival, directions for players driving a car etc. please open the Getting to Sveti Martin page.
Official accommodation for the tournament is in the Hotel Spa Golfer**** and apartments Regina where we provide special prices for players. Booking for the hotel and apartments will be done via the organizer (Lagoda Disc Golf), and all players will be asked for details on it after registering for CEDGC.
There are several advantages of staying in the Resort (sleeping by the course, swimming pool tickets are free for those using official accommodation etc.), but staying in the official hotel and apartments is not mandatory and if any player wants to use some other accommodation you are free to do so.
Staying in the resort for 1 night in a room for 2 persons with rich buffet style breakfast will cost you 106€ in a hotel or 64€ in apartments. For additional info and prices for other options (apartments for up to 5 people) please check the Official acommodation page.
The only meal that is included in the tournament fee is buffet style dinner on Friday after the mandatory Players meeting.
For players (and other accompanying persons) we will offer 3 daily lunch options by the course for Friday, Saturday and Sunday at prices around 4-6 € (depending on the meal), but that info will be available at a later date. Once this will be finalized all registered players will be informed of it via e-mail.
In addition to the lunches, we will also organize group dinner on Saturday evening, most likely in on of the nearby restaurants, but info on that will aswell be available at a later date and sent by e-mail.
Players who will prefer to eat on their own can do so in the hotel's A la carte restaurant, Pizza&Grill restaurant / pub, nearby traditional cuisine restaurant or cook for themselves in apartment kitchen. In the resort there is a small shop where you can buy common groceries while in the nearby village of Sveti Martin (5 min by car) there is a bigger shop.
The tournament course will be ready latest at Wednesday June 7th and players are welcome to arrive as early as they feel, to start practicing for the CEDGC.
Official start of the Championship will be with Opening ceremony and mandatory Players meeting on Friday June 9th that will be held in Congress hall of SpaGolfer hotel while the 2nd CEDGC is planned to end with the Winners Ceremony on Sunday 11th at 17:00.
Two 18-hole rounds will be played on Saturday and one round with the addition of the Finals on Sunday.
Starting from Friday afternoon there will be optional side events like putting contest, distance contest, pool putting etc.
For full info on what will be happening and where please open the Preliminary program page.