The dates have been set for the 2012 Fort Bend County Women’s Gin Tournament. This will be the 35th anniversary of the yearly tournament, which is a charity event. According to tourney chairman, Sandra Croft, proceeds this year will benefit the VFW and VFW Ladies’ Auxiliary Cancer Aid and Research Program. The tournament is slated for the weekend of Friday, February 17 through Sunday, February 19, and will be held at VFW Post 3903 on 1st Street in Rosenberg. 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. and games must be finished by 4:30 p.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 by 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, remaining contestants will finish play on Sunday, February 19, beginning at 1:00 p.m.
To enter the tournament, you may contact tournament chairmen Sandra Croft at 281-750-6503 or Ruth Olson at 281-831-9576, or VFW Ladies’ Auxiliary President Kathy Bryan at 713-376-5959; or you may register by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Pre-registration is requested, and cash payment of entry fees will be taken at the door. No checks or credit cards, please.