Prime Clubs

 

The U.S. Backgammon Federation provides gift memberships to local affiliated clubs with ten or more USBGF members designated as Prime Clubs, to help promote the growth of backgammon in their communities. Prime Clubs with 10-19 USBGF members receive one gift USBGF Premium membership to award to an individual selected by the Prime Club Director; those with 20-29 USBG members receive two gift Premium memberships; and those with 30+ receive three gift memberships. The awards are made on an annual basis. For more information, contact Justin Nunez, Local Club Initiatives Director at Justin Nunez or info@usbgf.org.
 

 

BACKGAMMON BY THE BAY

Ted Chee, Director

San Francisco, California 831-261-4583

Backgammon By The Bay has achieved Prime Club status and has 37 USBGF Premium and Youth members as of December 31, 2016. For more information about BBB, email Ted at ted@bgbythebay.com or see their website BGBytheBay

 

GAMMON ASSOCIATES

Patrick Gibson, Director

Los Angeles, California; 818/901-0464

The first club to reach this goal and receive USBGF Prime Club designation is Gammon Associates.  As of December 31, 2016 it has 34 USBGF Premium and Youth members. For more information about GammonAssociates, email Patrick  pgibsonmfic@gmail.com or see their website: GammonAssociates.com

 

NYC BACKGAMMON

New York City

USBGF liaison Richard Munitz and NYC Backgammon has achieved Prime Club designation. As December 31, 2016 they have 32 USBGF Premium and Youth members. For more information on NYC Backgammon, email Rich Munitz: rich@usbgf.org or see their website New York City Backgammon

 

BELTWAY BACKGAMMON

Barry Silliman, Director
Washington, DC

Beltway Backgammon has achieved Prime Club status. As of December 31, 2016 they have 28 USBGF Premium and Youth members. For more information about the Beltway Backgammon club, email Barry at: Barry Silliman or see their website Beltway Backgammon Club

 

COLORADO BACKGAMMON CLUB

Lynda Clay, Director
Boulder, Colorado

Colorado Backgammon Club has achieved Prime Club status as of December 31, 2016, with 24 USBGF members. For more information about the Colorado Backgammon Club, email Lynda at: Colorado Backgammon or see their website at Colorado Backgammon Club.

 

ATLANTA NORTHSIDE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Jerry Godsey, Director
Atlanta, Georgia

The Atlanta Northside Backgammon Club has achieved Prime Club status as of December 31, 2016 with 22 USBGF members.
For more information about the Atlanta Northside Backgammon Club, email Jerry at JerryGodsey or visit their website at Atlanta Northside Backgammon

 

CHICAGO BAR POINT

Amy Trudeau, Director
Niles, Illinois

The Chicago Bar Point Club has achieved Prime Club status. As of December 31, 2016 they have 21 USBGF members. For more information about the Chicago Bar Point Club, email Amy Trudeau at Chicago Bar Point or see their website Chicagopoint Backgammon Club.

 

TWIN CITIES BACKGAMMON CLUB

David Minikus, Director
Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Twin Cities Backgammon Club has achieved Prime Club status as of December 31, 2016 with 21 USBGF members. For more information about the Twin Cities Backgammon Club, email David Minikus at tcgammon@comcast.net or see their website Twin Cities Backgammon Club.

 

ORANGE COUNTY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Mario Savan, Director
Santa Ana, California

The Orange County Backgammon Club has achieved Prime Club status as of October 16, 2016 and as of December 31, 2016 has 18 USBGF members. For more information about the Orange County Backgammon Club, email Mario Savan at mariosavan@hotmail.com or see their website Orange County Backgammon.

 

ARIZONA BACKGAMMON CLUB

John Stetenfeld Always, Director
Phoenix, Arizona

Arizona Backgammon Club has achieved Prime Club status as of December 31, 2016, with 17 USBGF members.
For more information about the Arizona Backgammon Club, email John at: John Stetenfeld Always or see their website at Arizona Backgammon Club.

 

CONNECTICUT BACKGAMMON CLUB

Ross Gordon, Director

The Connecticut Backgammon Club has achieved Prime Club status as of December 31, 2016 with 16 USBGF members. For more information about the Connecticut Backgammon Club, email Ross at: Ross Gordon or see their website: Connecticut Backgammon Club.

 

AUSTIN BACKGAMMON CLUB

Scott Butki, Director
Austin, Texas

The Austin Backgammon Club has achieved Prime Club status as of December 31, 2016 with 15 USBGF members.
For more information about the Austin Backgammon Club, email Scott at sbutki@gmail.com or see their website at Austin Backgammon Club.

 

FLINT AREA BACKGAMMON CLUB

Carol Joy Cole, Director
Flint, Michigan

The Flint Area Backgammon Club has achieved Prime Club status as of December 31, 2016, with 15 USBGF members. For more information about the Flint Area Backgammon Club, email Carol Joy Cole at cjc@flintbg.com or see their website Flint Backgammon.

 

LAS VEGAS BACKGAMMON CLUB

Tony Anton, Director
Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas Backgammon Club has achieved Prime Club status as of December 31, 2016, with 13 USBGF members. For more information about the Las Vegas Backgammon Club, email Tony at: Tony Antonor see their website at Las Vegas Backgammon.

 

DURHAM/CHAPEL HILL BACKGAMMON CLUB

Ken Larsen, Director
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The Durham/Chapel Hill Backgammon Club has achieved Prime Club status. As of December 31, 2016 they have 13 USBGF members.
For more information about the Durham/Chapel Hill Backgammon Club, email Ken at: Ken Larsen or see their website at Durham/Chapel Hill Backgammon.

 

CHARLOTTE BACKGAMMON CLUB

David Rogers, Director
Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte Backgammon Club has achieved Prime Club status and as of December 31, 2016 has 12 USBGF members. For more information about the Orange County Backgammon Club, email David Rogers at David Rogers or see their website Carolina Backgammon.

 

HOOSIER BACKGAMMON CLUB

Sean Garber, Director
Indianapolis, Indiana

The Hoosier Backgammon Club has achieved Prime Club status as of December 31, 2016, with 12 USBGF members.
For more information about the Hoosier Backgammon Club, email Sean Garber at seagar1824.com or see their website Hoosier Backgammon.

 

HOUSTON BACKGAMMON CLUB

Bill Riles, Director
Houston, Texas

The Houston Backgammon Club has achieved Prime Club status as of December 31, 2016, with 12 USBGF members. For more information about the Houston Backgammon Club, email Bill Riles at billriles@sbcglobal.net

 

KANSAS CITY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Eric Barr, Director
Overland Park, Kansas

The Kansas City Backgammon Club has achieved Prime Club status as of December 31, 2016, with 12 USBGF members. For more information about the Kansas City Backgammon Club, email Eric Barr at mister.eb@gmail.com or see their website Kansas City Backgammon.

 

THE COLUMBUS BACKGAMMON CLUB

Jason Marshall, Director
Westerville, Ohio

The Columbus Backgammon Club has achieved Prime Club status. As of December 31, 2016 they have 10 USBGF members. For more information about the Charlotte Backgammon Club, email Jason at: Jason Marshall or see their website Columbus Backgammon Club

 
 

Congratulations to all our Prime Clubs, and thank you for all you do to promote the skill-based game of backgammon!