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2016 FPA Hall of Fame—Pioneer Class Inductee—John Kirkland2016 FPA Hall of Fame—Pioneer Class Inductee—John KirklandMaker: The Wright Life
Awarded For: FPA Hall of Fame—Pioneer Class Inductee
Event Date: 2016
Awarded To: John Kirkland
Type: Disc shaped Plaque
Model/Mold: Size of Wham-O 80 Mold
Material(s): Wood, Metal
Dimensions: Approximately 11 inches in diameter and 1" thick
Lettering/Hot Stamp: FPA Freestyle Disc Hall of Fame; Freestyle Players Association; John Kirkland; 2016 Pioneer Class Inductee—Laser etched
Special Notes: John Kirkland is a pioneer of the sport of Frisbee and this is one of many accolades he has earned for deep involvement in the development of the sport. He is one of only 6 people who earned the FPA "Pioneer" designation. Courtesy of John Kirkland.
Contributor(s): Mike Hughes

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Stepping into the gallery of Awards is a bit like stepping into a glorified hall of recognition for all things flying disc. Everything from World Champion trophies to WCFM Certificates can be found here. Look for awards in all shapes and sizes for all ages and divisions in all kinds of overall, ultimate, freestyle, guts and disc golf events—some going all the way back to the 50's. A wink, a nod, and a good ol' tip of the cap to all these winners!
19691969 NY State Championships—Distance—Dan "Stork" Roddick19701970 National Junior Frisbee Contest—City Champion—Michael Kelly19731973 IFT—Nachazel Cup—Distance—Dave Johnson19741974 World Frisbee Championships—Women's Distance—Monika Lou19751975 Octad—Grand Champion—1st Place1975 VINYA National Series—Accuracy—1st Place1975 VINYA National Series—Distance—1st Place1975 Vinya National Series—Trophy Mini1975 World Frisbee Championships—Men's Distance—Dave Johnson1975 World Frisbee Championships—Men's Indoor Distance—Dave Johnson1975 World Frisbee Championships—Women's Indoor Distance—Monika Lou19761976 Eastern National Frisbee Golf Championship—Seniors—1st Place—Jack Roddick1976 Men's World Freestyle Pairs Champion—Jens Velasquez1976 National Freestyle Pairs Championship—Open—3rd Place—Unknown