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

 2014 Alabama Open & District 5  
The 2014 Alabama Open Checker Tournament will be held in Haleyville, AL

November  14th & 15th - Friday and Saturday at Imperial Inn Haleyville
( Usually scheduled 2nd weekend in November )

1250 11th Avenue, Haleyville AL 35565 (Special rate $39.95 + tax for DB)
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 2014

More about this later! or call Larry Pollard's cell (205)-412-3000  |  Pollard Motors, 7126 AL State Hwy 129, Winfield, AL 35594 (205)-487-3020 

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.

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