Women’s Gin Tourney scheduled for February 22

Shown are the participants at last year’s Women’s Gin Tournament. Join the group this year for fun and camaraderie!

The dates have been set for the 2013 Fort Bend County Women’s Gin Tournament.  This will be the 36th year for the tournament, which is a charity event.  According to tourney chairman, Sandra Croft, proceeds this year will benefit the ATTACK POVERTY organization, which is a non-profit group working to transform the north Richmond area by offering home repairs, after-school tutoring for children, and teaching sanitary living conditions in an effort to lift the families they serve out of generational poverty.

The tournament is slated for the weekend of Friday, February 22, through Sunday, February 24, and will be held at Ft. Bend Country Club in Richmond, TX.  Entry fee for the tournament is $40. which includes a meal on Friday night, and lunch on Saturday.  Play will begin on Friday evening promptly at 6:30 p.m., and will end by midnight.  On Saturday, play begins at 10:00 a.m.

This is a 2-part event, with each contestant initially playing a total of eight (8) games against other contestants.  Scores will be totaled, and the top 12 contestants will then proceed to the finals round, which will be a double elimination.  If the finals round is not concluded on Saturday, remaining contestants will finish play on Sunday, February 24, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

To enter the tournament, you may contact tournament chairmen Sandra Croft at 281-750-6503, Judy Kveton at 281-808-6905 or Ruth Olson at 281-831-9576; or you may register by email at docboss2001@yahoo.com.  Pre-registration is requested, and cash payment of entry fees will be taken at the door.  No checks or credit cards, please.

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