Schedule

Schedule of Events

Follow all the action from the Texas Backgammon Championships and watch ongoing state-of-the-art dual live match broadcasts available to viewers on Live Stream 1 and Live Stream 2! Don’t miss our backgammon exhibition match featuring Giants of Backgammon Akiko Yazawa and Victor Ashkenazi, plus the new Juluis High Multi-Media EXPERIENCE!

2016 Texas Backgammon Championships

The schedule below is tentative. We will be finalizing our 2016 Texas Backgammon Championships schedule soon. We look forward to providing additional side events and social activities for next year’s event.

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

10:00 AM

Registration Begins (Grand Ballroom)

10:45 AM

Announcements

11:00 AM

Lone Star Pro-Am Doubles Tournament Begins

01:00 PM

Dual-Duel Tournament Begins

02:00 PM

Seniors Tournament Begins (Continuous Entry)

02:00 PM

USBGF National Championship Qualifiers Begin

05:00 PM

Dinner Break

06:00 PM

Play Resumes

06:00 PM

Registration for 2017 42nd World Championship Satellites

06:30 PM

Longhorn Classic Masters Jackpot First Start

07:00 PM

Alamo Classic Limited Jackpot First Start

07:30 PM

Ultimate BG Package Tournament Begins

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

09:30 AM

Registration Begins

09:45 AM

Announcements

10:00 AM

USBGF National Championship Qualifiers Continue

10:00 AM

Seniors Tournament Continues

02:00 PM

Longhorn Classic Masters Jackpot Second Start

02:30 PM

Alamo Classic Limited Jackpot Second Start

03:00 PM

Texas Classic Advanced Jackpot Begins

05:00 PM

Dinner Break – 2017 USBGF Awards Dinner & Hall of Fame Induction

07:00 PM

Play Resumes & Announcements

07:15 PM

ABT Championship Division 1st Rnd (Rebuys follow)

07:30 PM

ABT Advanced Division 1st Rnd (Rebuys follow)

10:00 PM

Lone Star Pro-Am Doubles Continues

10:00 PM

Dual-Duel Tournament Continues

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

10:00 AM

Akiko Yazawa & Victor Ashkenazi Exhibition Match

11:00 AM

ABT Championship Division Continues

11:15 AM

ABT Advanced Division Continues

11:30 PM

ABT Limited Division Begins

12:00 PM

USBGF National Championship Qualifiers Continue

12:00 PM

Seniors Tournament Continues

05:00 PM

Dinner Break

07:30 PM

Play Resumes

08:00 PM

USBGF National Championship Playoff Begins

08:30 PM

USBGF Prime Tournament Freeroll Begins

09:00 PM

Speedgammon Tournament Begins

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

09:00 AM

Julius High’s Multi-Media Experience

10:30 AM

Play Resumes

11:00 AM

USBGF National Championship Playoff Continues

12:30 PM

Speedgammon Tournament Continues

01:00 PM

USBGF Prime Tournament Freeroll Continues

01:00 PM

Dual-Duel Tournament Final

01:30 PM

Championship Division Final

01:30 PM

Advanced Division Final

01:30 PM

Limited Division Final

02:00 PM

Longhorn Classic Masters Jackpot Final

02:00 PM

Alamo Classic Limited Jackpot Final

02:00 PM

Lone Star Pro-Am Doubles Final

05:00 PM

Awards Presentation by Geoffrey Parker Games

05:30 PM

Super Bowl LI TV Party (BBQ at Director’s Suite #4126)