The 106th Illinois State Checker Tournament
Saturday & Sunday - April 2nd & 3rd, 2011

( Usually scheduled 1st weekend in April )

Gene Ellison
Illinois State Checker Association
Secretary & Treasurer
261 County Road 500 E
Norris City, Illinois 62869
Phone 618-962-3321
E mail:
gellison@hamiltoncom.net
www.illinoischeckers.com


Gene Ellison
Illinois State Checker Association
Secretary & Treasurer
261 County Road 500 E
Norris City, Illinois 62869
Phone 618-962-3321
E mail:
gellison@hamiltoncom.net


TO: All Checker players

The 106th Illinois State Checker Tournament will be held on April 2nd & 3rd, 2011 at the Illinois Centre
Mall, which is located near the intersection of 57 and State Highway 13 (Exit 54B), Marion, Illinois 62959
(map)
Registration on Saturday is from 8:00-9:00 a.m. with the business meeting at 9:00 a.m. and playing
beginning at 9:45 a.m. There will be four rounds on Saturday and three on Sunday. I hope to have enough
players for a C division to attract beginners. The entry fee will be $10.00.

A recommended motel is the Super 8 in Marion, Illinois 62959 (
map). Phone number for the Super 8 is 618-993-5577.
Room rates are $45.00 plus tax. Directions to Super 8 is located to the left off the first stop light West of
Exit 54 B. The mall is located at the 3-rd stop light west of the same exit. Turn right at this third light and
go to the back of the mall toward the Target parking lot. Park in the lot before Target and the door will lead
to the food court where we will be playing. For more information please call Gene Ellison, at 618-962-3321
or email gellison@hamiltoncom.net

The American Checker Federation requires membership ($25.00) for all participants at ACF-sanctioned
tournament. All Class A players must have ACF membership to play. Class B player will not be
required to have ACF or Associate membership to play this year.

Sincerely

Gene Ellison,
Secretary and Treasurer

Special thanks to our out of State Checker Players for supporting our Illinois State Checker Tournament.


11 hours - 654 miles from Greensboro to Marion, IL
I-40 West to Nashville, TN, then I-24, toward Clarksville through Kentucky into Illinois, then I-57 toward Chicago, merge onto W Deyoung St / IL-13 W via Exit 45B toward Carbondale, make U-Turn at Halfway Rd onto W Deyoung St / IL-13 E  - (Super 8, 2601 W Deyoung St, Marion, IL 62959)   MapQuest  (map)


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