December 20, 2019
Registration Dates for the 2020 Play It Again Sports Jonesboro Open Announced
Jonesboro, Arkansas: Officials with the Disc Golf Pro Tour and the Play It Again Sports Jonesboro Open have released the dates for registration. Registration will open on January 1, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. CST for MPO players rated 1000 or better and FPO players rated 900 or better. This is the first step in the new 4-tier process being used by the DGPT in 2020.
The second tier will be for MPO 970 and FPO 870, that date will be Friday, January 10. That phase will be followed by the third tier, MPO 935 and FPO 835 on January 17 and then MPO 900 and all FPO on January 24. All times will be 2:00 p.m. CST.
The field will be limited to 124 MPO players and 32 FPO players. This is the same limit as 2019. The 2019 tournament saw a maxed out field in MPO and 30 FPO players. Officials encourage all players that want to play in the tournament to sign up as quickly as possible to secure their space.
The 2019 Play It Again Sports Jonesboro Open had the second highest amount of added cash to a DGPT event with $15,000 added to the event. Although the final details have not been announced yet, tournament staff believe that amount should not go down in 2020.
On the amateur side, the Jonesboro Open (AM Side) presented by Dynamic Discs will also open registration on January 1, 2020. The time for this is set for 12:01 a.m. on January 1. This event also maxed out in 2019 with 144 players coming to Jonesboro from thirteen different states. More details regarding the AM Side will be announced in the coming days.