Skyhoundz Disc Championship
- Categories: Outdoor
- Event posted: April 30, 2013
- Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014
- Sunday, May 5, 2013, 1:30 p.m.
- South Park, 12th and Massachusetts streets, Lawrence
- Age limit: Not available
Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department welcomes the 2013 Skyhoundz Local ChampionshipD/A-Freestyle2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, to historic South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St. This event is free and open to the public. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. the day of the event in South Park. There is no entry fee for individuals who wish to compete. Novice and veteran competitors are both encouraged to take part. All competitors will receive an official Hyperflight K-10 competition standard flying disc, and the top three finishers will receive awards. Two events will be held, the distance/accuracy competition, as well as the freestyle event. Contestants will earn points for basic throws and catches, with bonus points for mid-air catches in the Distance/Accuracy event. Mixed-breed, as well as purebred dogs are welcome. Many of the canines expected to compete were rescued from local animal shelters. The 2013 Skyhoundz Disc Championship is comprised of over 100 local championships, seven Regional Championships and the World Championship. Additional information is available at Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th St. To see a complete listing of the Skyhoundz competition schedule, learn more about the rules and regulations, please visit www.skyhoundz.com or contact Duane Peterson, special events supervisor, at (785) 832-7940.