42 Tournament Players Bulletin Board and Message Center
(Unaffiliated 42 tournament postings are welcome)
a new message or an announcement.
January 16, 2011 - 08:35 AM Paul Proft Texas
NEW 42 STRATEGIES FACEBOOK GROUP (for beginners and seasoned players)
How to join:
A. If you have a Facebook account:
1. Login to your Facebook account. 2. Go to www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_173320606025412. 3. Click the "Ask to Join Group" button in the upper righthand corner.
B. If you don't have a Facebook account (or want to create another account):
1. Go to www.facebook.com. 2. Create new account. 3. Do steps in part A above.
January 10, 2011 - 09:59 PM Jerry Whitney Clovis, NM
Two Championships One Weekend! Friday, August 5, 2011 High Plains 42 Championship! Saturday, August 6, 2011 New Mexico State 42 Championship! Both tournaments will be held in the Texico, NM Community Center. Make plans now to attend both these championships! More details forth coming as the tournaments get closer.
December 27, 2010 - 07:36 PM Jerry Whitney Clovis, NM
Rock'n Roll 42 Tournament, July 16,2011 in Clovis,NM. $40/Team Entry Fee includes: Tours of the Vi and Norman Petty Rock and Rock Museum, Recording Studio, and lunch at the Famous Foxy's Drive In. A warm up tourney will be held on Friday evening July 15 in Texico, NM Times and schedule will be forth coming as the tournament gets nearer. Make plans now to attend!
October 19, 2010 - 04:58 AM Billy Johnson Tomball, Texas
Hello 42 players....
I see from the previous posts that a reminder is in order for the one and only 42 players directory. At the present time, there are 376 players who have signed up representing 26 states and 5 countries. The purpose of the directory is to let everyone know that you are a 42 player, proud of it, and want other players to know where you are. Becoming a member is FREE and it only takes less than a minute. Everyone who is a member has access to the entire database of players to locate someone near to play live. Come and sign up today at www.42players.com and help promote the game. Also, there are lots of 42 related resources to enjoy!
Thanks... Billy Johnson
October 14, 2010 - 01:32 PM Secretary N42PA
Beware of Shoddy Promoters
As the game of 42 gains popularity and the tournament circuit grows, we must be aware that there are folks out there that will try to take advantage of players to enrich themselves. What would be the attraction? Simply stated, The Shoddy Promoter wants to take credit for the growth of the game while feathering their bed. We have experienced this practice in Bridge Tournaments and there are bowling tournaments every weekend that will wind up only benefiting the organizer. Now there are reports of this happening in 42 tournaments.
The difficult part is to determine the difference between the Shoddy Promoter and the legitimate Tournament Director. The N42PA cannot determine this with out your help. So let us give the signs to look for.
1. If the tournament is a fund-raiser for an organization, is that fact made perfectly clear on the Order form? 2. Without an audit, does that Math work? Is the Tournament organizer forthcoming with the financial detail, both income and expenses? 3. Do the rules suddenly change to the benefit of the Promoter? N42PA establishes rules such as Games won will decide winners and Marks are only to break ties. 4. While a tournament is advertised to benefit different organization, do you see the same person handling the Money in various locations? 5. Is the prize fund subject to the Shoddy Promoter’s favorite Line “ after expenses”
N42PA operates several Tournaments each year: four Quarterly Tournaments with membership limits to enter and several Open tournaments open to all members and non-members and the National Tournament of Champions. In each of these tournaments, you will find that our By-laws dictate the manner that the money is handled. With the exception of a small amount of the prize fund that goes towards the National Tournament of Champions, each of these tournaments returns the entire prize fund to the players. Hall rental and a small refreshment expense (Coffee and Donuts) are usually the only expenses that reduce the prize fund.
All of the folks involved in these tournaments are ...
October 13, 2010 - 01:47 PM James McMillon Abilene TX
There is a small, annual tournament in the Abilene area on Saturday, October 23. If you are interested in playing in the tournament, email me & I'll send you details.
October 13, 2010 - 12:05 PM Jody Badum Austin
Austin's Violet Crown Tournament!!!
We are doing a random partner draw for Friday night, November 5th and on Saturday, November 6th we will be hosting our Fall tournament. We'll get started at 9am and 80% of the teams will be done by 2pm with a break for lunch. The Austin Firefighters have graciously donated their hall to us once again and directions will soon follow.
Nearly all of the proceeds get paid out to 1st-3rd place and the remainder will be used towards our new website!
Please please put us on your calendar and come out for a fun day(s) of dominoes!
October 13, 2010 - 11:25 AM Jerry Whitney Clovis, NM
Finding players in each state is a problem that I also would like the answer to. If someone has some good ideas of how to accomplish that, I want to hear from you. I want to start building a list of players from all around the country with their contact information. The goal is to have a National Championship to find the Best of the Best 42 Players Coast to Coast. With this information, I would be able to contact each one personally to: inform of any such events, get help with advertisement in your area of the country, possibly give information of other players in your particular area, or just exchange information about a new strategy or upcoming events around the country. If you would like to have your name added to the list, please contact me via email. I look forward to hearing from you!
October 13, 2010 - 10:22 AM Zane Adams Pittsburgh, PA
Is there any way of figuring out if there are any 42 players in the entire state of Pennsylvania?
October 13, 2010 - 09:45 AM Paul Proft San Antonio
Welcome to my bulletin board for 42 tournament players and other players who might be interested in playing in tournaments.
You may post announcements and other items of interest for tournament players here. Someone might have answers to your tournament questions, too.
If you have comments about the bulletin board or have problems posting a new message, please contact me via e-mail (envelope icon, upper-right).