District 5 contains States: Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee - District Manager: Larry Pollard

 2015 Alabama Open & District 5  
The 2015 Alabama Open Checker Tournament will be held in Haleyville, AL

November  13th & 14th - Friday and Saturday at Imperial Inn Haleyville
Usually scheduled 2nd weekend (Friday & Saturday) in November

1250 11th Avenue, Haleyville AL 35565 (Special rates: $41 including tax for DB) - Book early and ask for 1st floor.
205-486-5205  Russ Patel - Manager    Playing Room is in the Galley Restaurant at 1260 11th Ave. 205-486-9620.
 The Motel and Restaurant are beside each other so its a short walk from your room to the tournament. A good number of players arrive Thursday and play practice games; however, registration is 9-9:30AM Friday Morning followed by short business meeting. Tournament Starts at 10:00AM

“ See you in Haleyville - Home of the first 911 call - Last Big Tournament in 2015 ”

 More about this later!

Imperial Inn
1250 11th Ave.
Haleyville, Alabama 35565
Phone: 205-486-5205
Toll Free: 800-745-0590

Winwood Inn
1250 11th Ave
Haleyville, AL 35565
(205) 486-5205

Imperial and Winwood are the same, only one Hotel in Haleyville, AL

Alternate Hotel Lodging: Hampton Inn - Jasper - 100 Industrial Pkwy, Jasper, AL 35501 - (205) 221-3334 or 1-866-460-7456 (map)
39 miles/45 minutes away from Haleyville, nice exercise room, excellent hot/cold complimentary buffet breakfast, outside seasonal pool, two queens $119 + 15% tax=$137, Hampton offers discount to: AAA, AARP, CRAP, and Gov/Military.  Book reservation 3-4 weeks early to get a discount which was 16% by giving receptionist my service number and MOS. Their discounts are allotted per month on first come first served, so if they are gone you are out of luck. They are usually not that busy during this time of year when Alabama schedules their November tournament. We got it for $101+tax $15 = $116 per night. Direction: Greensboro to Atlanta on I-85 (faster to go thru Atlanta rather than perimeter I-285) then Exit 247 on I-20 to Augusta/Birmingham, keep right at fork, follow signs for I-20W/ Birmingham, which merges into I-20W, Exit 124B to I-65 North, Exit 264 "Flying J" on Daniel Payne Rd, 1st road on right (77 Coalburg Rd) to I-22, US 78 toward Jasper, Exit 65 go right on Industrial Pkwy,~4 miles to Hampton Inn on left at junction #5 toward Haleyville, continue on #13 to Haleyville.
Also Holiday Inn Express, Hampton Inn - Jasper, 202 Oak Hill Rd, Jasper, AL 35504 - (205) 221-3334 ~3 miles up # 5 from Hampton Inn on right. Hampton Inn… 39 miles and 47 minutes or Holiday Inn Express… 36 miles/ 40 minutes to Imperial Inn-Haleyville. 

Also consider closer hotels near Haleyville: Hampton Inn Winfield, 7005 Hwy 129, Winfield, AL 35594  205-487-1270, 855-238-1591 ($109-$115-$125) 24Min /21miles AL-129 N or Holiday Inn Guin, 5750 AL-44, Guin, AL 35563 | 205-468-4625 | 27Min /23miles AL-129 N   Both hotels are on US Hwy 78 / I-22 using Hotel.com $81 ($89+10% Tax=$98 & $69+10% Tax=$76  | confirmation #  65623797) - IHG 831549969)  Gbo to Haleyville: 9hrs/570miles

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