TPWDGC Qualifying Information

Throw Pink Women’s Disc Golf Championship

Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC - October 6-9, 2022

Qualifying Procedure and Information 


All current, dues-paid members in good standing of the Professional Disc Golf Association are eligible to qualify for the 2022 Throw Pink Women’s Disc Golf Championship (TPWDGC). The TPWDGC  is a PDGA A-tier, therefore all competitors must have a current PDGA membership and must have passed the PDGA Official certification exam in order to compete. Those gaining TPWDGC  eligibility should register for the event as quickly as possible. 

Exempt from Qualifying and Special Invitations

All previous Throw Pink Women’s Disc Golf Champions receive an automatic invitation to the 2022 USDGC:

Missy Gannon (2021)

The following tournament champions will receive an automatic invitation to the 2022 USDGC:           

2022 United States Women’s Champion (FPO)

2022 United States Masters Champion (FP40)            

2022 Masters World Champion (FP40)

2022 Deaf Disc Golf Champion (FPO)

Note: Exempt athletes must register on or before August 31, 2022. Competitors who miss their deadline automatically forfeit their spot.

Official TPWDGC Qualifying Events

A total of 2 spots will be available at each of the events listed below. Competitors who participate in TPWDGC  qualifying events that are already eligible will be excluded from the qualifying process. In case of a tie for the final qualifying spot, the tournament director should hold a sudden-death playoff to determine the winner. If a playoff is not possible, the final spot should be awarded to the player with the lowest final-round score. 

Event                 Location             Dates                            
Las Vegas Challenge — Henderson, NVFebruary 24-27, 2022

Texas State Disc Golf Championships — Tyler, TX — March 25-27, 2022

Throw Down the Mountain — Brooksville, FL — April 1-3, 2022

PDGA Champions Cup — Appling, GA — April 13-17, 2022

Jonesboro Open — Jonesboro, AR — April 22-24, 2022

303 Open — Fort Collins, CO — May 5-8, 2022

The Challenge at Goat Hill Park — Oceanside, CA — May 6-8, 2022

OTB Open — Stockton, CAMay 20-22, 2022

Portland Open — Portland, ORJune 3-5, 2022

The Preserve Championship — Clearwater, MNJune 24-26, 2022

Baltic Disc Golf Championship — Alutaguse, EstoniaJuly 1-3, 2022

Idlewild Open — Burlington, KYJuly 8-10, 2022

PCS Sula Open — Langevag, NorwayJuly 13-16, 2022

European Open — Nokia, FinlandJuly 21-24, 2022

Foxwood Open — Baden, OntarioJuly 22-24, 2022

BC Open — Langley, British ColumbiaJuly 22-24, 2022

Discraft’s Ledgestone Insurance Open — Peoria, IL — August 11-14, 2022

Des Moines Challenge Des Moines, IA — August 19-21, 2022

PDGA Pro World Championships 2022 — Emporia, KS — August 30 - September 3, 

Pittsburgh Flying Disc Open — Pittsburgh, PA — September 9-11, 2022

Green Mountain Championship — Smugglers Notch, VTSeptember 16-18, 2022

TPWDGC  Monday Qualifying

Monday qualifying rounds for the TPWDGC are not guaranteed.

Individual qualifying rounds will occur at Winthrop on Monday, October 3, 2022, if spots are still available. Monday qualifying will be determined after qualifiers. Stay tuned for updates.

In the case Monday qualifying occurs:
Pre-registration is required. Walk-ups and re-starts will not be an option due to added safety measures to keep visitors to Winthrop as safe as possible. Registration opens at Disc Golf United on Wednesday, September 1.

The entry fee is $75.00, and PDGA membership is not required to participate. However, those who qualify for the TPWDGC on Monday must be current PDGA members and pass the PDGA Officials Exam before Wednesday’s opening round. Both of these steps can be taken in advance of Monday Qualifying at

Entry Fees, Registration, & Athlete Check-In

Entry Fee Amount: $200 Note: There will be no refunds after Friday, September 30, 2022
Online Registration: > Registration

Athlete Check-in: > Check-in
Questions regarding the TPWDGC  should be directed to:

Sara Nicholson

Founder, Throw Pink

Ph: 803.329.7465 (PINK)


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