Willamette Disc Golf Club
Benefits of joining
1) Regular access to the WDGC stocks of over 400 discs in popular and
2) $1 off all disc purchases from club inventory.
3) An additional $1 off your first disc purchase at a club meeting.
4) Liability and limited medical insurance coverage at official WDGC
5) $5 off annual membership to PDGA.
6) Contribute to discussions on the development and maintenance of our
local disc golf courses.
7) Premier status on the WDGC email list.
8) Privilege of joining any and all work parties!
9) Meet, rub elbows and become friends with the greatest disc golfers
in the Willamette Valley!
How to join
The easiest way to join is to come to a monthly meeting, the
first Monday of each month, at
Woodstock's Pizza on Kings Blvd in Corvallis. Meeting time is
6:00pm in the winter (during Standard Time) and at 7:00pm from spring
to fall (during Daylight Savings Time). If you can't make a
meeting, contact Greg
Joining the Yahoo Groups WDGC Discussion Group
of the club's discussions happen on-line via a Yahoo Group.
disc golfer can join this group and join in the discussions, whether a
club member or not (although only club members get to participate in
actual votes on various issues).
Joining the WDGC Yahoo discussion group is really quite simple, but
here are detailed instructions:
If you already have a Yahoo ID, skip to step 4:
set up a Yahoo ID, go to http://groups.yahoo.com/
the top-right corner, you'll see something like: "New User? Sign Up - Sign
In - Help" Click on "Sign Up".
Fill in the requested information. If you don't want to give
any personal information here, lie. When you create
Yahoo account (ID), you also get a Yahoo email account. You
have to use the account, but your Yahoo ID (which you DO need)
the same as your Yahoo email account. For example,
Yahoo ID is DiscWizard, then your Yahoo email account address
be DiscWizard@yahoo.com. Most common IDs will
taken, so either just use your name (JohnDiscwizard) or make
something else. Once you've selected one, click on
button to see if it's already used. If so, you'll
select a different one. Wash, rinse, repeat, until you have an
that hasn't already been used. You'll also need to
password of 6 to 32 characters. Don't forget it! You
also supply an alternate email address (your regular,
email address) so that if you forget your Yahoo ID or
can be emailed to that account.
With your Yahoo ID in hand, go to http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/wdgc/
Look in the upper-right corner. If you're not signed in,
click on "Sign
In" and sign in with your Yahoo ID.
click on "Join This Group!" button (which is probably a
couple of inches down on the right side of the window).
Membership in the group is moderated (to protect against
spammers), so fill out the form requesting membership, and
probably within a day, usually within a few hours, a moderator
will see your request and grant you membership.
Once you have gained membership in the WDGC Yahoo group, you
can read the group via the web, or receive individual emails
posts are made by members, or you can receive a "daily digest"
posts made the previous day. You can edit your
settings (Contact information, emails received, preferred
format) by clicking on the "Edit membership" link on the left,
just above the WDGC group header bar.
To send messages
(post) to the group, you can do it either using the POST link in the
left-hand message bar on the WDGC Yahoo Groups web site, or you can do
it by sending an email from your email account to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: in order to post a message via email, the email account you use
to send the message (the from address) must be the same as the email
address you have associated with your WDGC Yahoo Groups
membership. Look in your "Edit membership"
settings. You can add new email addresses in the "Your Contact Information"
and you can select which email address is used for this group (both for
receiving emails from the group and allowing you to post messages via
Current Club Membership
list of names?