2017 Colorado State Championships

§  Schedule  §

Friday, September 22, 2017
12:00 pm    Registration opens
2:00 pm      Early start for Continental Divide and
Royal Gorge
2:30 pm      Warm-up jackpots – $25 and $50,
Quickies and Blitzes
7:00 pm      Late start for Continental Divide and
Royal Gorge
7:30 pm      Doubles begins
10:00 pm    Registration closes
11:00 pm    Room closes
Saturday, September 23, 2017
9:00 am      Final Registration opens
10:00 am    Registration closes
10:30 am    PLAYER AUCTION for Open and
Advanced players
12:00 pm    PLAY BEGINS – NOVICE
1:00 pm      PLAY BEGINS – OPEN
5:00 pm      Dinner Break
7:15 pm      PLAY RESUMES – all Divisions
11:00 pm    Room closes
Sunday, September 24, 2017
10:30 am    PLAY RESUMES – all Divisions
11:30 pm    FINALS in all side events
2:00 pm      FINALS – All Divisions
3:00 pm     After-tourney Tourney

§  Hotel Detail  §

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Denver East

 12140 East 45th Avenue

Denver, Colorado 80239

Phone: (303) 371-9498

To register online, http://tinyurl.com/jgclf22, and enter the tournaments dates that you are staying and the BG rate will be applied or call directly and mention “Colorado Backgammon”.


Reserve your room early to guarantee availability for the backgammon discount $109/night (king bed) or $119/night (2 queen beds) plus tax, single or double occupancy.  Includes Breakfast buffet, indoor pool, business center, onsite fitness center, Wi-Fi, microwave in room, mini-fridges, and free parking.


Ground Transportation from Airport: Catch the A train from Denver Airport Station to the Peoria Station.  You can use a car service (Uber or Lyft) to Holiday Inn Express.  Tournament staff may be available to provide transportation from Peoria Station to hotel, call for info.