Frequently Asked Questions


Where can I purchase passes?

How do I pick up my pass?

Passes will be available onsite at the box office. When you pull into the coliseum, look for the big yellow Innova van on the left. Remember to bring proof of purchase with you, and we suggest taking a screenshot of your receipt in case of any internet connectivity issues. After you’ve picked up your pass, you’ll be directed to parking. You can view the grounds map here. Coliseum parking for day pass holders is limited and will be on a first-come, first-served basis each day.

How will passes be distributed?

VIP and Gold passes will be shipped to the address provided on your order. To receive your Day Pass, go to the USDGC Box Office on the day you wish to attend and present your printed or digital DGU Order Confirmation. There you will receive your day pass wrist band.

Do children need a pass?

Access to the championship is free for children, accompanied by an adult, under 10 years old.

Does the USDGC offer a military discount?

Anyone in the Military, current or veteran. Show your ID at the front gate for a free pass. A VA medical card is sufficient.

Is there a student discount?

Winthrop University students and staff that can show ID can attend the USDGC for free.

Can I receive a refund for a purchased pass?

Tickets to this event are non-refundable. 


How can I watch the livestream?

Disc Golf Network is our proud broadcast partner. You can subscribe to DGN on their website. Current subscribers can access all content for free. Pay-per-view details will be released soon.

When will the post-produced coverage be live on YouTube?

Video will be published to YouTube 14 days after the event.

How do I get a refund for my PPV package?

See DGN’s website for more information.


Where is the USDGC played?

The United States Disc Golf Championship is held at the Arena Course at Winthrop Lake in Rock Hill, SC. Directions are available on our website here.

Where can I park at the Arena Course?

VIP parking is at the entrance of the course. The gold pass lot is near championship village. Limited day pass parking is located at the back of the course near the spectator course. Find a map here. Parking is limited at the championship, so consider riding with a friend or Ubering!

What can I not bring to the championship?

Knives and weapons of any kind regardless of permit. Cameras. Outside food, beverages, and coolers. Radios, speakers. Illegal substances.

Can I bring chairs to the championship?

Beach and camping chairs are totally acceptable.

Will USDGC be sending out more information about the event?

Yes! Sign up for our email list on the USDGC home page to stay up-to-date on all tournament information.

What are the top activities to do at the USDGC?

In addition to the tournament, Championship Village is loaded with top industry vendors, artists, food trucks, and live music every night. The USDGC also boasts an 18-hole spectator course at the new Winthrop Meadows DGC and a 9-hole Ace Place in Championship Village. Both courses are beginner-friendly and guaranteed to keep you coming back for more.  

Can I play the Arena Course?

Spectators can play the Arena Course on Monday, Oct. 14 2024. Learn more here.

What is the U.S. Distance Championship?

For another year, the US Distance Championship is returning to the USDGC. Find more information about past winners and competition rules here.

Are pets allowed at the USDGC Winthrop Arena?

We kindly request that all pet owners come prepared with bags to clean up after their pets, ensure their pets are well-behaved (no barking or aggressive behavior), and adhere to any instructions provided by our onsite staff. Please be aware that we reserve the right to ask the owner to remove the dog from the course if these guidelines are not followed.


Where can I purchase USDGC discs, shirts, and other merch?

Disc Golf United is the Official Online Pro Shop of the USDGC. Limited edition merch is available on the website.

Will USDGC merchandise be available on-site?

Yes. The Official Tournament Pro Shop is located in the heart of Championship Village.

Who will be vending in the championship village?

You can find all the vendors on our site here.

Will there be food and drinks on-site?

More than a dozen of the area’s finest food trucks will be located inside Championship Village.