2015 District 3 /PA State Tournament

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2015 District 3 /PA State Tournament

Postby Chexhero on Sun May 03, 2015 7:30 pm

2015 District 3 / Pennsylvania State Tournament

The 2015 District 3 / Pennsylvania State tournament will be held on October 17th & 18th at the Monroe Heights Hotel in Grove City, PA (2049 Leesburg-Grove City Road). Registration will be from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM with a business meeting to follow from 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM. ACF membership will be required for entrance into the tournament. Membership may be paid on site. The entry fee for this tournament will be $20. Play will begin at 9:00 AM on Saturday and 8:30 AM on Sunday. There will be 7 rounds with 2 ½ hours per round (time-clocks will be utilized). Provided ample attendance there will be 2 divisions, majors and masters which will be determined by ACF ratings. In the event that there is not an adequate number of participants in a division, a decision will be made during the business meeting. Pairings will be determined by round robin if there are 8 players in a division and Swiss method if there are more/less than 8 players. There will be a half hour break between each round and an hour break for dinner after round 3. The tournament will conclude with a recognition and awards for tournament winners and participants from approximately 5:00 PM to 5:30 PM Sunday evening.

Monroe Heights Hotel has offered a group rate of $54 / night plus tax for a room with one queen sized bed and continental breakfast. There are plenty of sit down restaurants and fast food restaurants nearby. This hotel was used in past District 3 / Pennsylvania State tournaments under the name Microtel. It is located in western Pennsylvania near the Ohio border, so we hope to see some of our Ohio checkers friends! If you have any questions, please contact Joe Moore at (267) 994-3399 or Joseph.Moore.314@gmail.com.

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Re: 2015 District 3 /PA State Tournament

Postby Chexhero on Wed May 06, 2015 11:48 am

To book a room call (724) 748-9920 and mention that you are a part of the American Checkers Federation.
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Re: 2015 District 3 /PA State Tournament

Postby bazkitcase5 on Wed May 06, 2015 2:30 pm

too bad this event is so far away - I know Joe has put in a lot of work for this tournament, so if you are at all able, I would encourage you to attend
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Re: 2015 District 3 /PA State Tournament

Postby Alex_Moiseyev on Mon May 11, 2015 8:52 am

It is really hard to plan anything such ahead. But I will definitely try it this year. Grove City is not a bad location for me.

Clay, do you want to share room (not prize! lol) ?

Grove City also should be easy for Clint.

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Re: 2015 District 3 /PA State Tournament

Postby Chexhero on Mon May 11, 2015 9:59 am

Would love to have you attend Alex. I also would like to see Richard B, Alan M, and Mark S attend as well. Free drinks and snacks to be provided for everyone. We will also be broadcasting some of the matches live!
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Re: 2015 District 3 /PA State Tournament

Postby neilwenberg on Tue Jun 02, 2015 3:31 pm

Yes, if there were some way of playing the PA Open in ND I would invite all interested in the PA Open to put it on here!!!
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Re: 2015 District 3 /PA State Tournament

Postby Alex_Moiseyev on Sat Sep 26, 2015 11:38 pm

Today I've got email from Joe Moore:
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Greeting Checkers Players,

This is an invitation to the 2015 District 3 / PA State tournament! The tournament will be held on October 17th & 18th at the Monroe Heights Hotel in Grove City, PA (2049 Leesburg-Grove City Road). We have used this hotel in hosting past tournaments under the name Microtel. Registration will be from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM with a business meeting to follow from 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM.

ACF membership will be required for entrance into the tournament. Membership may be paid on site. The entry fee for this tournament will be $20. Play will begin at 9:00 AM on Saturday and 8:30 AM on Sunday. There will be 7 rounds with 2 ½ hours per round (time-clocks will be utilized). Provided ample attendance there will be 2 divisions, majors and masters which will be determined by ACF ratings. The tournament will conclude with a recognition and awards for tournament winners and participants from approximately 5:00 PM to 5:30 PM Sunday evening.

The hotel has offered a group rate of $54 / night plus tax for a room with one queen sized bed and continental breakfast. To book a room, please call the hotel (724-748-9920) and mention you are part of the ACF club to receive the discounted rate. There are plenty of sit down restaurants and fast food restaurants nearby. Free snacks and drinks will be provided to everyone and we will also be broadcasting some of the matches live!

Your Checkers Friend,
Joe Moore

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I have production implementation on Friday 10/16 at 7:00 PM. which ends around 8:30 pm. After then I'll be able to leave Dublin and come to Grove City around midnight. I will make my reservation in the next several days.

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Re: 2015 District 3 /PA State Tournament

Postby Alex_Moiseyev on Fri Oct 09, 2015 4:26 pm

Today I made my reservation for 1 room for 2 nights, group rate was promised :D

PA always used to be and will be my home state :D. See you all there!

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Re: 2015 District 3 /PA State Tournament

Postby Chexhero on Fri Oct 09, 2015 6:49 pm

Nice sizable playing room, good hotel rate, live broadcasted matches, and free snacks are all promised. Also strong competition is expected along with Alex M. Both Rich B. and Alan M. also plan on being there along with myself. Any questions don't hesitate to contact me.
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Re: 2015 District 3 /PA State Tournament

Postby clintolsen on Tue Oct 13, 2015 4:05 pm

I'll be there next year
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