Des Moines Challenge August 19-21, 2022

Everything you need to know about the 2022 Des Moines Challenge. Check here for updates about registration, courses, volunteer opportunities, and sponsorship opportunities.


Registration Opens February 11th at 7pm Central on Disc Golf Scene for all amateur divisions, MPO players 1000+ rated, and FPO 875+ rated.

February 25th registration opens for MPO 970+ and FPO 835+.

March 11th registration opens for MPO and FPO any rating.

Click here to go to Disc Golf Scene registration for MPO/FPO

Click here to go to Disc Golf Scene to register for AM/Age protected divisions

Registration Fees

MPO – $150

FPO – $150

MP40-65 and FP 40-65 $125

Rest of the field $100

Event Info

Tournament Date is set. The annual Des Moines Challenge will be August 19-21, 2022.

MPO and FPO players will test their skills at the highly anticipated Pickard Park Gold and Silver Level Layouts. Increased difficulty, length, and precision highlight the 9,700 ft. par 64 gold layout and 8,600 ft. par 65 silver layout.

All other divisions will enjoy the excitement of 3 surrounding area courses highlighted by local favorite Walnut Ridge in Johnston, IA.

Be on the lookout for additional events during tournament week including BYOP doubles, flex-start C-tiers, players parties, putting competitions, and more.


The 2022 Des Moines Challenge is a DGPT Elite Series event! Find out more here.

$20,000+ in added cash and counting for professional payouts in 2022.

Pickard Park now has custom Innova DISCatcher Pro 28’s!

Hotel Pommier is the official hotel of the 2022 DMC! Located at 1215 N Jefferson
Indianola, IA 50125, Hotel Pommier is just a short 5 minutes drive from Pickard Park. This unique hotel offers several room options and services including a Peloton Bike, Ping Pong, Roku Smart TVs, and of course an Innova DISCatcher Pro! They have provided anyone interested a 10% discount. Click here to book your stay now.


DMC Tournament Jerseys For Sale

Click here to preorder

We have teamed up with Zone Sporting Goods to offer these amazing tournament jerseys for sale. A portion of the proceeds from the sale will go directly to the tournament and the Des Moines Metro Disc Golf Club! You can preorder yours today, $35 for the jersey, $37 for the polo. Rob will be taking preorders until a month out from the tournament. Rob will have these available at the event in very limited supplies and sizes, so if you want one please preorder. These are available for anyone interested, not just participants of the event. Preorders will be available for pickup at tournament headquarters in July.