2019 Backgammon Tournament

September 21, 2019

October 4-5 at Jamaica Inn

The Jamaica Inn presents its 4th annual Backgammon Fundraising Tournament 2019. The tournament is being held in association with other main sponsors such as Coldwell Bankers, Price Water House Coopers Billy Craig Insurance, Select Brands, Marksman Security, Arosa, and Caribbean Producers of Jamaica.  All proceeds will go towards the Jamaica Inn Foundation’s primary project being the facilitation of the White River Fish Sanctuary located along the northern coastline between Prospect Plantation and the Ocho Rios Harbour. The mission of the Sanctuary is “500 in 5”, which simply means we intend to have 500 percent more fish and marine life within the sanctuary boundaries in five years.

Tournament Schedule

Friday, Oct 5

Welcome cocktail reception at the exclusive resort and mini tournament

Sunday Oct 6

The main tournament on Saturday will include lunch and an awards ceremony as well as a complimentary yoga class in the morning for players and their guest.

Jamaica Inn is also offering a special accommodation rate for tournament participants. 48 top players will compete for cash and other prizes, including accommodations at the awarding winning hotel and spa.

The tournament is being co-organized by the Jamaica Backgammon Association, with Coldwell Banker’s Andrew Issa and Panmedia’s Knolly Moses as co-directors. The press launch will be held at Spanish Court in Kingston on Monday, September 16th at 10:30am .  Many of the competitive backgammon players in Jamaica are scheduled to participate in the benefit tournament. These include Ruddy Armstrong, Fredrik Moe, Eddie Azan, Warren Burrowes, Mitta Rousseau, Joey Issa, Mark Roberts and Garth King just to name a few.

Tournament Entry Fees:

  • Friday Warm – Up Event – US$75 (includes cocktail party and light refreshments)
  • Saturday Main Event – US$150 (includes lunch, light refreshments and awards ceremony)
Win big this year with an excess of JA$1,000,000 cash and prizes to be won.

Join us for this exciting fundraising event and help make a difference to our marine environment.

For more tournament registration please contact: Knolly Moses 322-1223

For special Tournament Room Rates and Spa Packages contact: resinfo@jamaicainn.com or call us directly at 1 (876) 618 7700

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