2016 Tennessee State Open Tournament  

March 4th - 6th 2016
Comfort Suites in Lebanon, TN 37087
Usually scheduled on 1st Friday thru Sunday weekend in March)


The 2016 Tennessee State Open Checker Tournament will be held on (Friday thru Sunday)  March 4th - 6th, 2016, at the Comfort Suites in Lebanon, TN 37090.  The hotel is located on Highway 231 (904 Murfreesboro Road) near I-40 (take exit 238 north off I-40 ramp if traveling west and make left turn onto US-231 N / S CUMBERLAND ST / TN-10 N, back across I-40, hotel on right).

For reservations at Comfort Suites, call 615-443-0027 (cost $71.95+Tennessee Tax 16.24% = Total $83.63 per night) or at Econo Lodge  (map), located 829 S. Cumberland Street, 615-444-1001 (cost $49.95+Tennessee Tax 16.24% = Total $58.06 per night)  and tell them you are a checker player.  Please call before February 17, 2016 (3 weeks in advance) for reservations; otherwise, rate is $120.00. You should book your room early before the dead line because you have until 4:00 PM before the date of your arrival to cancel without charge or penalty. There is no guarantee the rates will apply or the rooms will be available after that date. The playing room is free provided a combined total (from both hotels) of 12 rooms are rented. Otherwise, there will be a daily fee.  A continental breakfast is available at both locations; however, we play in the main conference room on the 1st floor at Comfort Suites. You have a choice to register at Comfort Suites for $84 or Econo Lodge at $58, we get credit at both places,Comfort Suites has a indoor pool and Econo Lodge has a outdoor pool.

The Tennessee State Open Checker Tournament prize fund will be $5,000 because of the generous Leonard Hickman Gift and Gene Lindsay Fund. Our TN State Open large prize fund would not be possible if not for the financial support bequeathed to Tennessee Checker Association (TCA) by Gene and Leonard.

The tournament consists of (3) divisions. Two rounds will be played on Friday, four on Saturday, and two on Sunday.  Registration will begin at 1 PM on Friday followed by a business meeting at 3 PM.  Play will start immediately following the business meeting on Friday and end Sunday at 1 PM. (2016 Schedule) For more information, call Frank Davis at 1-931-552-4246. Submitted by Frank Davis March 6, 2015.  e-mail Flyer

Greensboro, NC to Lebanon, TN ≈ 450 miles / 8 hrs.

2016 Tournament Dates  |  2015 TN Results  2014 TN Results   |  2013 TN Results   2012 TN Results  2011 TN Results  2010 TN Results  | 2009 TN Results