Disc Golf Trailer and Pro Shop

$1,833 of $8,000 goal

Raised by 25 people in 39 months
We own Paper or Plastic Sports, a disc golf promoter and retailer in northeast Illinois since 2006. Starting in Spring of 2007, we started running sanctioned PDGA events.  There are eight to ten events per year on average where we provide the prize fulfillment and merchandise for our tournament players.

Ever since the beginning our desire was to offer a “full service disc golf shop” at each event. Our current mobile pro shop brings over 3000 discs and a full line of apparel and accessories to every event.  We want to give the player every opportunity to pick up the exact disc they need in order to elevate their game.  With the sheer volume of disc golf manufacturers and disc molds available right now, there is a demand to carry an extremely wide selection. We want to expand our selection even more.

The problem that we face with a large mobile pro shop is transportation.  Through mid-2014 we used a full size van to transport everything, and it was filled to the max.  There was no room even for passengers!  For the second half of 2014 and now the beginning of 2015, we have started to rent a cargo trailer.  While renting a trailer is nice, we still have to unload immediately after arriving home at tournament end and return the trailer by morning.  This can be exhausting work, especially after a multi-day tournament weekend!

This is where we need your help.  We would love to buy a trailer of our own.  The desire would be to get a trailer with the proper upgrades and required space to last us for a nice, long while.  Buying a trailer is a large expense, and we are hoping that you could help us out!  We are offering multiple donation opportunities.  All of these items would feature our main Paper or Plastic Sports logo prominently on the design.  Look for options for t-shirts, dry fit shirts, hoodies, hats, and more!

Every pledge for some sort of merchandise will come with additional Paper or Plastic Sports goodies, such as a mini and sticker.  Additional ideas and suggestions are very welcome!

So we’ve talked about the trailer portion.  What’s this business about a Pro Shop?  YES! We are in serious talks about opening a physical, brick and mortar top of the line DISC GOLF PRO SHOP.  The location of the store is still up in the air.  However, if funding goes well in this project, the money left over from purchasing the trailer will go towards expenses to open up a disc golf and board game store hopefully in the spring of 2017.

We thank you for your support of Paper or Plastic Sports !

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So what's next?
Hey everyone. I've started to price out some trailers, and they range anywhere from $3000 to $5000 depending on the amount of "bells and whistles" we'd like to add to the trailer. We still plan to have a new trailer going into tournament season this year! At some point soon I plan to reach out to those that ordered shirts or accessories and find out what sizes you would like. I intend to place an order for those types of items before tournament season gets into full swing. It will give you something to wear this year when you go and throw!

Thank you again, all of you, for your excellent support on this trailer fund endeavor! We hope that we can put it to GREAT use and continue to deliver top notch, high quality disc golf tournaments this year and in the years to come!
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Help us make a push! When I first started this campaign back in May, I was really hoping to purchase our trailer by August. Why by August? We are vending or running events on three back to back weekends in August! First we have an IOS in Round Lake, IL on August 8th and 9th. The following weekend on August 15th we host a Discraft Ace Race in Oswego, IL. Finally on August 21st through 23rd we are a FlyMart/Vendor sponsor at the Ledgestone Insurance Open. We will be set up at both Flymarts as well as at the Washington course all weekend!

THANK YOU to those of you that help support what we are doing! My desire is to bring one of the largest mobile selections of discs to help elevate YOUR game. We don't want you to have to "settle" for a disc in the wrong weight or wrong plastic. We cannot do this without your support, so thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!

Please help spread word of this campaign. We want to offer lots of disc golf related perks for everyone, but we can't do it unless we get more people involved.

While it's not a final image (or color) by any means, I have include a sample picture of our t-shirts going out with this campaign. I'd love to offer more shirts with more designs, but in order to do that we need more backers!

Fly Well!
POPS T-Shirt. Not final product.
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Hi everyone!
This is a brief update to let you know that I will be talking to Ryan Fancher from Unstable Disc Golf this weekend in Waukegan. We will be using Unstable Disc Golf for the printing of our shirts, etc. Since both of us are setting up for The Crazy Beaver tournament, I figured why not have a little chat while we were there?

I'll post another update with any information that I obtain from that meeting!

Thanks everyone for your support, and please do help spread the word to your friends about this endeavor! We really want to make this pro shop a reality!
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Hey everybody!
If you pledge at one of the backer levels at the bottom of the campaign, you will receive all sorts of goodies!

FOR THOSE BACKERS ONLY, you can also receive special pricing for add-ons! You can make an additional pledge (or contact me directly to make an offline donation).

AGAIN: These prices are for people that select one of the various donation levels!

T-Shirt (Gildan) Add On: $15
Dry Fit (Sport-tek) Add On: $20
Sweatshirt (TBD) Add On: $30
Pullover Hoodie (TBD) Add On: $35
Zip Up Hoodie (Champion) Add On: $35
CFR Innova Disc: $20
Buy you own Reward Dollars: Any amount you select is the amount of reward dollars you receive!

We are still obtaining pricing on other items to add to this list!
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Raised by 25 people in 39 months
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