Indiana State & District 6
August 28th & 29th 2009Dear Checker fans,
Contact Roger Blaine, (574) 257-9033, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here's their Flyer:
INDIANA STATE & DISTRICT 6
CHECKERS TOURNEY -- AUG. 28-29, 2009
Come to Northern Indiana's Amish country!
(warning: some of the Amish players are pretty good!)
Location: Davis Mercantile Bldg., 3rd floor, 255 E. Main St., Shipshewana, IN
(Shipshewana is 20 miles east of Elkhart)
Divisions: A, B, Friday beginners, Saturday beginners. Class A and B: Entry fee $15.
American Checker Federation (ACF) membership ($25 per year) required in Class A. Special deal: if you are not an ACF member, entry fee + membership for $30.
Both A and B, 7 rounds (2 games per round with 3-move opening restriction) starting Friday 11, 1, 3, and 5; Saturday 9, 11, and 1.
Cash and/or merchandise prizes. Top-scoring Indiana resident in Class A will be State Champion!
Top-scoring resident of Ind., Ill., Mich., or Ohio will be District 6 Champion!
Beginners tourneys (2 separate events!) start Friday 8/28 at 12 noon, and Sat. 8/29 at 9 a.m. Recommended for young players or those who have never competed in a tournament. Approx. 5 rounds depending on number of entries. Go-As-You-Please openings.
Entry fee $10 for one day, or $15 for both days, Merchandise prizes.
Please bring standard equipment (red & white checkers and green & buff board) if possible. We will also have some for sale at the tournament.
Organizer: Roger Blaine, P.O. Box 353, Osceola, IN 46561. (574) 257-9033. email@example.com
Best motel deal: Der Ruhe Blatz Motel, 1 bed $68 + tax, 2 beds $78 + tax. 1195 S. Van Buren St.
(260) 768-7750. www.TheRestPlace.com
(Van Buren, or Indiana Route 5, is the main north-south road in Shipshewana.)
Others nearby: Super 8, 740 S. Van Buren, (260) 768.4004; Amish Country Inn, 800 S. Van Buren, (260) 768-7688; Country Inn & Suites, 1175 N. Van Buren, (260) 768-7780; Farmstead Inn, 370 S. Van Buren, (260) 768-4595. There are also motels in nearby LaGrange and Howe, IN, and Sturgis, MI.
2009 Tournament Dates