25th USDGC Spectator Guide

Winthrop University and the city of Rock Hill are honored to once again host the USDGC. Preparations are well underway for what will be the 30th Major Championship at Winthrop. 

Come See The Action

Need tickets, accommodations or a course map? Here you go.


Access to any single day of USDGC/TPWDGC competition. (Oct 5th - Oct 8th). 



Get the answers to the most frequently asked questions we get from year to year.



Download this map, or just pull it up on your phone when you get to the course. We look forward to providing you with an excellent experience.

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Follow The Coverage

Disc Golf Network Live Coverage of the USDGC

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Course Maps & Caddie Books

Championship Village Map



Day Pass Parking

Limited day pass parking is located at the back of the course near the spectator course. 



25th United disc golf championship
The fresh & now

Evening Concert Series at Winthrop Lake


Play Winthrop Arena!

US Disc Golf and the event team present to you an amazing opportunity to play the famed Winthrop Arena Course in Championship conditions – while the footprints of the game’s best are still fresh on the fairways – it's a thrill for any disc golfer.

$25 - Monday, October 9th

Tee times can be purchased at the USDGC Proshop in the heart of Championship Village starting Thursday, Oct 5th. You can secure up to 4 player slots per person (1 full tee time). Must be paid in full at the time of reservation.

Explore the Area

Just south of Charlotte, York County, SC offers big city amenities with an authentically southern, small-town feel. Discover a new dish from one of York County’s culinary masterminds or experience more than 13 local craft breweries along the YoCo Brew Trail. 
Immerse yourself in York County’s diverse history, find a thrill at Carowinds, or get outdoors to enjoy more than 470 miles of trail sand blueways. There’s something for everyone in York County, SC.



YoCo Brew Trail

YoCo Brew Trail

Things to Do


Frequently Asked Questions


Where can I purchase passes?

Passes are available on Disc Golf United’s website. The pricing increases Sept. 11, 2023, so you’ll want to purchase them soon!

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?

Disc Golf United processes refund requests. Submit your refund on their website.


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!

Where should I stay in Rock Hill, SC?

Wingate by Wyndham is the Official Tournament Hotel and 25-year sponsor of the United States Disc Golf Championship. All spectators will receive a discounted rate on rooms. Give them a call to secure a room: (803) 324-9000. More hotel information can be found here.

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?

A guide will be coming soon.

Can I play the Arena Course?

Spectators can play the Arena Course on Oct. 10, 2023. 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 pro shop of the championship. Limited edition merch is available on the website.

Will USDGC merchandise be available on-site?

Yes. The official pro shop of the championship, DGU, will have a tent in the championship village selling limited edition merch.

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?

You’ll have your pick of concessions, provided by Sodexo, and local food trucks all available in the championship village.
Check out this blog post about the food truck options in Championship Village.

Additional Parking

We have additional parking at the back entrance to Winthrop Arena once the parking at the gate is filled up. Here are directions to get there.