Shemar’s Trucking Service and Boston Pawn Shop were the latest entities to offer support to the Champion of Champions’ Domino Tournament which is being organised by Senior Organising Secretary of the Georgetown Domino Association (GDA) Mark ‘Jumbie’ Wiltshire.
Yesterday, during a simple ceremony that was conducted at the Company’s Headquarters on Durban Street, Lodge Managing Director Duean Boston handed over a cheque for an undisclosed sum to Wiltshire.
Wiltshire shortly after thanking the sponsor for his support, disclosed that the tournament will see teams that finished first and second in competitions this year battle invited teams from the three counties in Demerara, Berbice and Essequibo.
He revealed over $300,000 in prize monies and trophies will be up for grabs with the winning team set to receive $175,000 and a trophy, while the second, third and fourth place finishers will take home $75,000, $35,000 and $20,000 respectively, along with trophies.
Entrance fee is $12, 000 per team which must be paid on or before the start of play.
The top female player and the Most Valuable Player will receive $5,000 respectively.
Wiltshire added that all prizes are guaranteed and interested teams can contact him on tele#665-5855.
Among the teams anticipated to participate are: Gold is Money, All Seasons, Mix Up, Spartans, Rage, Providence, Gangster, C7, C6, Thunder, Phantom, R&R, Turning Point, Masters, Gold Star, Angels and OPKO.
The invited teams are: Orange Walk, NIS, East Taxi Service, Sun Flower Hotel out of Essequibo, Rockets, Players, Uprising, Mark Fitness Gym, Yhip’s Bakery, Lippy Lotto from Bartica, Golden Masters, Beacons, Medi Care, Geology & Mines Commission, Caricom, Lil Boys and Lion.
Some of the other sponsors include: Dynasty Sports Club, All Seasons Racing Service, Tony’s Jewellery, CBB&L Import & Export, R&F Wholesale Depot and Southland International Inc. among others.
Double –six time is 14:00hrs at R&R Sports Bar situated at 76 Meadow Brook Gardens and food and drinks will be on sale throughout the day.
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