2021 US Open National 11 Man Ballot Championship
$8,000.00 Prize Money  |  July 8th -10th  | 
Vidor, Texas 77662

Watson & Rita Franks
820 Concord
Vidor, TX 77662
409-201-2543
watpics@aol.com


U.S. 11-Man Ballot ACF National Checker Tournament July 8-10, 2021

 Vidor, Texas

 

 

The 11-man Ballot National will be held on July 8-10, 2021 (Thursday-Saturday) at the Holiday Inn Express, 20691 I-10, Vidor, Texas 77662.  The phone number is 409-783-2420.  When making reservations, be sure to indicate that you are with the ACF Checkers Tournament.  You may call the Hotel or contact us and we will email you the reservation link.  It is important to get this done as early as possible.  The rate is $89 per night plus tax.

 

The business meeting will precede the tournament at 8:30 AM on Thursday, July 8.  We are planning on two or three divisions plus a GAYP beginnerís division, depending on turnout (Majors/Minors divisions may need combined).  ACF ratings will be consulted to seed players.  Division cutoffs shall be Masters: 2000 and above; Majors 1700 to 1999; Minors 1699 and below.  There will be three rounds Thursday, three rounds Friday, and two rounds Saturday.  Play starts at 8:30 am Friday and Saturday.  The schedule may be adjusted by a round if needed for a round-robin format.  Rounds will be 3 hours with a one-hour break between rounds.  Masters will use time clocks and record games.  Current ACF membership is required and may be paid at registration.  Tournament entry fee will be $40 for Masters, and $20 for Majors/Minors. 

 

The Hotel is 108 miles from Houston Intercontinental Airport.  The tournament committee members will provide transportation to and from the airport.  The Hotel is also only 45 miles from the Lake Charles Airport if some prefer to go that route.  

 

The City of Vidor is excited about hosting this World Class event.  The city has supplied money for funding.   The City of Vidor contributed $7500.  We are currently working on more funding from other sites.  If you would like to contribute to the prize fund, send your contributions to 820 Concord, Vidor TX 77662.  Make checks payable to Watson Franks.

 

For further information, contact us at 409-201-2543.

We do look forward to seeing you!

 

Watson & Rita Franks

ACF DISTRICT 8 DIRECTOR

820 Concord

Vidor, TX  77662

409-201-2543   

watpics@aol.com        


 

RESULTS


2021 Tournament Dates