Live Events Sponsored by the APA
Exciting new plans for additional tournaments are underway. It is the objective of the APA to have at least 4 open live events within the next year.
(New Tourney Added)
Tampa Tournament....February 17, 18, 19, 2012... Tampa, Florida
Cleveland Tournament.....NOVEMBER 2,3,4 2012...Cleveland, Ohio
Charlotte Tournament..... June 8, 9, 10, 2012... Charlotte, N.C.
Myrtle Beach Tournament...
TBA ...Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Grandprix Tournament.... 2012...TBA
Tournament Recommended by the APA
GrandPrix Tournament in Charlotte, NC
Not an APA sponsored event....But an event recommended by the APA
GRAND PRIX PINOCHLE - 2012 RULES / FORMAT
Note: There will be an OPTIONAL "meet and greet" (mini tournament) on Friday night, Dates TBA - 11 PM (four rounds) for any players who might be interested. The entry fee FOR THE WARM UP TOURNAMENT is $20, with 100% return to the Prize Fund.
for the Main Event:
8:30 - 9:30 AM on
THE MAIN EVENT WILL CONSIST OF 10 ROUNDS OR GAMES, TOTAL POINTS FORMAT
Each round will be to 500 with progressive scoring
ROUNDS WILL BE ONE HOUR EACH, WITH A 15 MINUTE BREAK AFTER EACH ROUND
ROUND 1 STARTS PROMPTLY AT 9:45 A.M., FOLLOWED BY ROUND 2
ROUNDS 3, 4, 5 WILL BE PLAYED AFTER LUNCH (1.5 hours allowed for meals)
ROUNDS 6, 7, 8 WILL BE PLAYED AFTER DINNER (1.5 hours allowed for meals)
Rounds 9, 10 WILL BE PLAYED ON SUNDAY MORNING STARTING AT 9:30 A.M.
(Awards will be after the conclusion of Round 10)
A schedule will be posted by the Tournament Director
The tournament will consist of 10 games of one hour duration each. Each game will have a strict 1 hour time limit. Tournament standings will be determined by total points at the end of the 10 rounds
Attending a live event can be such a rewarding experience. Meet people that you have played with on line. All events have a wide variety of men and women, young and old. It can be a great week-end getaway.