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2015 Battle of the Aces: Info

2015 Battle of the Aces: June-October

A “Battle of the Aces” is a great way to introduce disc golf to your area or take a break from tournament play. Each player receives a package with everything needed to play in a battle or take to a disc golf course. Players have fun running at the chains for aces. The person with the most aces wins!

Please check the calendar to see if a Battle of the Aces is scheduled in your area. If not, run one yourself! Battle of the Aces can be scheduled during a 5 month period from June to October.

Register Your Event For 2015


Everyone that attends a Battle of the Aces event will receive a player’s package which includes two UNRELEASED premium discs, lanyard, koozie, mini, sticker, a PUTTER and a discount code to Disc Golf Black Market. Over $75 worth of product for only $30!


The winner for each Battle of the Aces event will receive 9 discs, a hat, towel and a bag.


Each tournament will receive a banner to hang at the venue and pencils for each player.


Each Tournament Director for an event will receive a player’s package, towel, hat and a shirt.
Please follow these 3 easy steps to set up your Battle of the Aces event.


Secure a date between June-October, a time and a place for your Battle.


Register your event online by clicking the second tab over and filling out the form. Click this tab —> (“Register Your Event”)


Wait for an email confirmation and then start promoting your event!

Q: What is a “Battle of the Aces”?

A: A Battle of the Aces is a great way to introduce disc golf to beginners and a fun way to mix things up from casual and competition rounds. Competitors play 2 rounds of disc golf battling it out for the most aces. Try for an ace and move on to the next hole without tapping out.

Q: Who can run a “Battle of the Aces”?

A: Anyone can run a Battle of the Aces!

Q: How do I secure a “Battle of the Aces” in my area?

A: Please fill out the registration form found on this page and we will send you a confirmation email.

Q: When can I run a “Battle of the Aces”?

A: You can run a Battle of the Aces during the months of June, July, August, September or October. You must have your event registered by the end of April to guarantee your player packs. Remember, you have to give yourself plenty of time to promote the event to get the best turnout possible.

Q: Do I receive any promotional items or anything to help run a “Battle of the Aces”?

A: Each tournament will receive pencils and a banner. Additional materials can be found on the Battle of the Aces page on our website.

Q: What does a TD receive for running a “Battle of the Aces”?

A: Tournament Directors for each event will receive a players package, hat, towel, and a shirt.

Q: What does a player receive for playing in a “Battle of the Aces”? 

A: A player’s package includes two UNRELEASED premium discs, lanyard, koozie, mini, sticker, a PUTTER and a discount code to Disc Golf Black Market.

Q: What does the winner of a “Battle of the Aces” receive?

A: The winner for each event will receive 9 discs, a hat, towel and a bag.

Q: How should I promote the event?

A: The best way to promote the event is to set up flyers around the local area you plan to run a Battle of the Aces. Our website has logos that you can download and paste on said flyers. Another good way to promote is through Facebook.

Q: How do I order my player packages, and when do I need to pay?

A: You will need a valid credit card to order. Orders cannot be processed until payment is received.

Q: When should I order my player packages?

A: At least three weeks before your event. Regardless of when you order, your player packs will not be sent until just prior to your event. You will be notified via email when your order ships.

Q: What is the minimum number of player packages I can order?

A: 30.

Q: What will my costs be?

A: The TD package is free (Legacy gear for you). The prize package is free (discs and merch for the winner). Your costs are $25 for each players package and an additional fee for shipping. Player entry fees are $30 so the remainder is profit for you, your club, or a charity. Or you can use the additional money to provide more prizes for players or additional perks like lunch.

Q: How do I determine how many player packages I should order?

A: The easiest way is to pre-register your players. Many Battle of the Aces events will order a “cushion” amount of additional packages to cover players who show up the day of the event. Depending on how much you promoted, ordering an additional ten to twenty player packages is generally considered safe.

Q: If I order more player packages than I use, can I return the unused packs?

A: TDs are responsible for all player packages ordered, returns will not be accepted. However, if you end up with more than you use, it is very easy to get your investment back, since the package is worth significantly more. 

Q: Can I order specific colors and weights on my player pack discs?

A: No. We will do our best to ship you the widest selection of weights and colors as possible, but variations ultimately depend on what is in stock at the time of your order.

Q: Can I order XX number of player packages now, and more later if I need to?

A: Yes, as long as each additional order meets the 30 player package minimum. 

Q: Is my Battle of the Aces sanctioned by the PDGA?

A: No, which is a benefit because anyone may participate without paying extra fees.

Q: My park is asking me to insure my event. Does Legacy offer insurance?

A: No. It is very rare that a park won’t automatically cover your event, but budget cuts have caused a few to request outside insurance. It is very low in cost, we suggest contacting an insurance company for more details.

Q: There is already a Battle of the Aces scheduled in my area. Can I still run one?

A: We would like at least a 30 mile buffer zone between Battle of the Aces or a 3 month period. Please contact us for special arrangements.

Q: What if I need to change my event date?

A: That isn’t a problem, as long as it later in the calendar year. To change your info, you must contact us first so adjustments can be made to the master calendar.

Q: Can I run more than one event?

A: Yes! Anytime a new discs arrives you can run a Battle of the Aces.

Q: I am a retailer, and a Battle of the Aces is a great deal. Can I buy player packages with the intention of reselling them?

A: No. Battle of the Aces prices are low to enable a fun and affordable event for players. While retailers are encouraged to run Battle of the Aces events, purchases with the intent of resale are forbidden. Any business found in violation of this policy may lose its ability to order future products direct from the manufacturer, and instead be required to purchase Legacy Discs products from a wholesaler.

Q: Legacy Discs recommends I shorten the holes on my course between 180-250 feet for the Battle of the Aces. Can I go shorter? How do I shorten the longer holes?

A: You may shorten your holes to give more players a chance. Remember that the more aces hit during your event, the more fun it is! The best way to shorten up holes is to make temporary tee pads with flags.

Q: Can I bring in additional sponsors?

A: Yes. You are encouraged to make your event as big and successful as possible.

Q: I want to create separate divisions. Can I break up the Grand Prize between them?

A: No. You may create separate divisions if you like, but the Grand Prize must be awarded to your top division, and cannot be broken up. If you make separate divisions, you must generate prizes for additional divisions on your own through sponsorship or club donation.

Q: I want to serve lunch to my players. Is it okay to increase my entry fee to cover costs?

A: No. All Battle of the Aces entry fees must be $30. If you want to offer additional side games or other benefits such as lunch, these must be optional for all players and not mandatory.

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