Illini Regional Bridge Tournament
Memorial Day week: May 22-28, 2018
♣ Non-stop hospitality! Evening buffets, hotel hospitality suite, registration gifts, door prizes, champagne splits & glasses to section winners, Daily Bulletin, more!
♣ Friday: Juniors Day -- Full-time students age 25 and under play FREE all day. Half-price entries for students for all other events all week.
♣ Thursday-Friday and Saturday-Sunday: Two two-session Morning Swiss Teams.
♣ Sunday: Barometer final in the Open Pairs (1:30 qualifying & 7:00 finals).
♣ Sunday: Fighting Illini Fans Day -- $2 off your afternoon entry if you wear Illini orange and blue!
♣ Monday: FAST Swiss Teams -- Playthrough with free continental breakfast & cash snack bar.
Three Bracketed Knockout Teams (four-session events):
Big Ten KO -- 7:00 Tuesday & 9:30, 1:30, 7:00 Wednesday
Chief Illiniwek KO -- Primetime: 1:30 & 7:00 Thursday & Friday
OskeeWowWow KO -- Primetime: 1:30 & 7:00 Saturday & Sunday
Stratified Teams (stratified by team's average masterpoint holding):
two-session Swiss Teams:
two-session Swiss Teams
Two one-session Swiss Teams -- 7:00 Thursday & Saturday
One-session Combo Pairs/Teams on Friday (7:00) -- Two chances to win with matchpoint and board-a-match scoring. Enter as a pair and teams will be assigned.
Stratified Pair Events (stratified by pair's average masterpoint holding):
Single-session entries always available. Series Side Games if attendance warrants.
Charity Series AM Pairs -- 9:30 am, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday to benefit animal welfare charities in Central Illinois. Enter one, two or all three sessions (play two or three sessions to qualify for overall awards).
Choice Stratified Pairs -- 9:30, 1:30 and 7:00 on Wednesday and Friday. Enter one or any two sessions each day (play two sessions to qualify for overall awards).
One-session Charity Pairs -- 7:00 Tuesday
Two-session Stratified Open Pairs -- 1:30 & 7:00 Thursday and Saturday.
Two-session Barometer Pairs -- 1:30 & 7:00 Sunday. Barometer final.
Bridge rate ($95 double) at Hawthorn Suites, 101 Trade Center Drive. Map & directions
All rooms (singles and doubles) are suites with beds and sofa beds. Included are free hot breakfast buffet, free wifi and use of
the fitness center, hot tub and indoor pool. Pet-friendly. Parking is free, and there are many
restaurants within walking distance.
Reservations: Call 217-398-3400 and ask for the bridge rate. Please reserve early.