Jan McCormick

to me, hdsabine, ltmichael
Chess and Checkers Tournament
When Mon Dec 21, 2015 1pm – 2pm (EST)
Where 605-477-2100....passcode 229552#
Who ltmichael@lexcominc.net, hdsabine@citlink.net, Jan McCormick*
Mon Dec 21, 2015
No earlier events
1pm Chess and Checkers Tournament
No later events
Call Agenda
  • Decision to run a duel Chess and Checkers Tournament  2/26-28
  • Review and discussion on proposed 3 day agenda
  • Chess Program
  • Checkers Program
  • Marketing
  • Email Template design
  • Distribution
  • Timeline
  • Other

From: Jan McCormick                 9:00 AM (17 hours ago)
Date: Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 9:00 AM

To:JR Smith NC Checkers <jrsmithnccheckers@gmail.com>
Subject: 2016 Smokey Mountain Chess Checker Tournament postcard 12-26-29.docx


It works…but we need to add a special PROMO Code to book the rooms online will be checkers. The special rate will be available only if they book online or call the 800 # and ask for it.

We will have the promo code set up in the next few days

From: Jan McCormick                 10:09 AM (15 hours ago)
Date: Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 10:09 AM

To:JR Smith NC Checkers <jrsmithnccheckers@gmail.com>
Subject: 2016 Smokey Mountain Chess Checker Tournament postcard 12-26-29 00000003).docx


I think we need to highlight the Prizes and the PROMO code…I’ve included in the attached.


 2016 Smokey Mountain Chess & Checker Tournament  Host and Sponsor:

      Where: Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort, 2525 DreamMore Way, Pigeon

                        Forge, TN 37863 | (800) 365-5996

      When: Friday-Saturday-Sunday, February 26-28, 2016 

                  Resort Check-in & Registration: Thursday, 2/25 (1-7 pm)     

                      Dollywood’s DreamMore’s Welcome Reception (7-9 pm)

                      Entry Fee: $15.00 | $69.00 rooms per night (King or Queens)

      What: 11-Man Ballot National (9 rounds)

                     GAYP/3-Move Tournament  [9 rounds as: 4) GAYP & 5) 3-Move]

                 Sunday Luncheon Awards Banquet  ($15 per person)

                 ACF Sanctioned / Rated Tournament

 For questions or more info call 336-209-5656 or email jrsmithnccheckers@gmail.com


 We got the official go-ahead on this tournament in the 1:00 pm phone conference today Monday, 12/21/2015 with Jan McCormick, Harry Sabine, Tennessee Chess Association, Larry Michael, and JR Smith.  DW/DMR will host and sponsor the 2016 Smokey Mountain Chess and Checker Tournament over 3 days, February 26th through 28th.  Chess will arrive Friday evening and Checkers will arrive Thursday evening. Chess and Checkers will run parallel tournaments independently in separate playing rooms.  Chess (TCA) and Checkers (ACF) will conduct special tutorial sessions for Parent and Kids for both games who are vacationing with Dollywood’s  DreamMore Resort getaway “Family Time” promotion.

This is a postcard I plan to mail to all checker players who do not have email or actively use it.

Please review it and tell me what you would delete or add?

To make reservations online…www.dollywoodsdreammore.com…PROMO Code for special rate is checkers…or call 800-365-5996 and mention you’re attending the First Annual Smoky Mountain Chess and Checkers Tournament…Promo code: checkers  to receive your very special rate

            ·         PRIZEs:

o   $2000 in Cash Prizes

o   $2000 in DW/DMR in-kind services (Dollywood park tickets, overnight stays at DMR, diner tickets to Dixie Stampede)

o   1 Grand Prizes  (3 night Stay in a Family Suite, 4 combo tickets to DW and DW Splash Country and $250 in cash, 4 tickets to Dixie Stampede) for the winner of the Scholastic Tournament and the Open Tournament  …value $1500 +        

In-Kind Resort/ Park Amenities -Values

·         1 night in DMR                           $200-$250 per night plus tax based on the summer season

·         1 DW Ticket                                $62 + Tax

·         1 Dixie Stampede Ticket        $60 + Tax

·         1 Combined DW/DSC             $84 +Tax

2016 Tournament Dates   |   First Annual Smokey Mountain Chess & Checker Tournament Announcement