Tuesday, November 30, 1982 The Sanford Herald -  Checkers anyone?

This article features The 1982 Southeastern  (now called District IV) in Sanford at the Palomino Restaurant on November 24-26 (Wednesday -Thursday-Friday) Thanksgiving week.  They were 33 players from 6 different states who played 8 rounds of 4 game a rounds which made it a 32 game tournament.

November 27, 1982 The Sanford News-Herald - Checkers players converge on Sanford for tournament