Prime Clubs

The U.S. Backgammon Federation provides added money of $5 per USBGF member for an annual tournament held by local affiliated clubs with ten or more USBGF members designated as Prime Clubs, to help promote the growth of backgammon in their communities. For more information, contact Ray Bills at Ray Bills or info@usbgf.org.

BELTWAY BACKGAMMON

Larry Brown, Director
Washington, DC

Beltway Backgammon has 51 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Beltway Backgammon club, email Larry at: Larry Brown or see their website Beltway Backgammon Club

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 1, 2018 it has 49 USBGF Premium and Youth members. For more information about Gammon Associates, email Patrick pgibsonmfic@gmail.com or see their website: GammonAssociates

BACKGAMMON BY THE BAY

Ted Chee, Director

San Francisco, California 831-261-4583

Backgammon By The Bay has 45 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about BBB, email Ted at ted@bgbythebay.com

SOUTH FLORIDA BACKGAMMON CUB

Karen Davis, Director
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 917-488-5364

South Florida Backgammon Club has 45 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. To find out more information about South Florida Backgammon Club, email Karen at Karen@usbgf.org

CHICAGO BAR POINT

Amy Trudeau, Director
Niles, Illinois

The Chicago Bar Point Club has 45 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Chicago Bar Point Club, email Amy Trudeau at Chicago Bar Point or see their website Chicagopoint Backgammon Club.

NYC BACKGAMMON

Richard Munitz, Liaison
New York City

NYC Backgammon Prime Club has 40 USBGF members as of December 1, 2017. For more information on NYC Backgammon, email Rich Munitz: rich@usbgf.org or see their website New York City Backgammon

TWIN CITIES BACKGAMMON CLUB

David Minikus, Director
Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Twin Cities Backgammon Club has 37 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. 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 (949) 433-2014 & Paul Mangone(562) 301-4268, Co-Directors
Club Events Coordinator – Vera Holley (949) 735-4635

The Orange County Backgammon Club has 34 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Orange County Backgammon Club, email ocbackgammon@gmail.com or see their website Orange County Backgammon.

THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA BACKGAMMON CLUB

Frank Raposa, Director
Arlington, VA

The Northern Virginia Backgammon Club has 29 members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the club, email Frank at frankpraposa@yahoo.com or see their website at Northern Virginia Backgammon Club

FLINT AREA BACKGAMMON CLUB

Carol Joy Cole, Director
Flint, Michigan

The Flint Area Backgammon Club has 26 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Flint Area Backgammon Club, email Carol Joy Cole at cjc@flintbg.com or see their website Flint Backgammon.

COLORADO BACKGAMMON CLUB

Lynda Clay, Director
Boulder, Colorado

Colorado Backgammon Club has 25 USBGF members as of December 1, 2019. For more information about the Colorado Backgammon Club, email Lynda at: Colorado Backgammon or see their website at Colorado Backgammon Club.

LAS VEGAS BACKGAMMON CLUB

Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas Backgammon Club has 24 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Las Vegas Backgammon Club, email Tony at: Tony Anton or see their website at Las Vegas Backgammon.

CONNECTICUT BACKGAMMON CLUB

Ross Gordon, Director

The Connecticut Backgammon Club has 23 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. 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 22 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Austin Backgammon Club, email Scott at sbutki@gmail.com or see their website at Austin Backgammon Club.

NEW ENGLAND BACKGAMMON CLUB

Albert Steg and Alex Zamanian, Directors,
Cambridge, Massachusetts

The New England Backgammon Club has 19 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the New England Backgammon Club, see their website at New England Backgammon

ATLANTA NORTHSIDE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Jerry Godsey, Director
Atlanta, Georgia

The Atlanta Northside Backgammon Club has 15 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Atlanta Northside Backgammon Club, email Jerry at JerryGodsey or visit their website at Atlanta Northside Backgammon

CHARLOTTE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Jeb Horton, Director
Charlotte, North Carolina 704-651-2949

Charlotte Backgammon Club has 15 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Charlotte Backgammon Club, email Jeb at
Jeb Horton.

HOUSTON BACKGAMMON CLUB

Bill Riles, Director
Houston, Texas

The Houston Backgammon Club has 14 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Houston Backgammon Club, email Bill Riles at billriles@sbcglobal.net

PALM BEACH CHAPTER

Jason Briggs, Director (917) 834-7637
Palm Beach, Florida

The Palm Beach Chapter has 12 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Palm Beach Chapter, call Jason Briggs (917) 834-7637.

DC-METRO BACKGAMMON CLUB

Vinson Blanton, Contact 571-766-8395
Washington, D.C.

The DC-Metro Backgammon Club has 12 USBGF members as of December 1, 2019. For more information about the DC-Metro Backgammon Club, email Vinson at: DC-Metrobg@gmail.com or see their website at DC-Metro Backgammon Club.

OHIO STATE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Joe Miller, Director
Akron, Ohio

The Ohio State Backgammon Club has 12 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Ohio State Backgammon Club, email Tom Wheeler at osbc@neo.rr.com or see their website Ohio State Backgammon.

TAMPA BAY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Dimitur Alipiev, Director 727-786-9133
Tarpon Springs, Florida

The Tampa Bay Backgammon Club has 12 USBGF members as of December 1, 2019. For more information about the Tampa Bay Backgammon Club, email Dimitur at: bgchump@yahoo.com

BRASS CITY BACKGAMMON CLUB

Jim Sisi, Director
Waterbury, CT (203) 592-6125

The Brass City Backgammon Club has 11 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Brass City Backgammon Club, email Jim Sisi at jim@brasscitybackgammon.com or see their website Brass City Backgammon.

HOOSIER BACKGAMMON CLUB

Sean Garber, Director
Indianapolis, Indiana 317-241-0605

The Hoosier Backgammon Club has 11 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Hoosier Backgammon Club, email Sean Garber at seagar1824.com or see their website Hoosier Backgammon.

THE COLUMBUS BACKGAMMON CLUB

Chris Yep, Director
Westerville, Ohio

The Columbus Backgammon Club has 10 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Charlotte Backgammon Club, email Chris at: chris@columbusbg.org or see their website Columbus Backgammon Club

ST. LOUIS BACKGAMMON CLUB

Jana Bohrer, Director
St. Louis, Missouri

The St. Louis Backgammon Club has 10 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the St. Louis Backgammon Club, email Jana Bohrer at: bggammon@att.net or see their website St. Louis Backgammon Club

BALTIMORE BACKGAMMON CLUB

Vic Morawski, Director (443) 401-0837
St. Louis, Missouri

The Baltimore Backgammon Club has 10 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Baltimore Backgammon Club, email Vic Morawski at: Vic Morawski or see their website baltimorebackgammonclub.com/

DALLAS BACKGAMMON LEAGUE

Tom Wheeler, Director
Dallas, Texas 972/484-3038

The Dallas Backgammon League has 10 USBGF members as of December 1, 2018. For more information about the Dallas Backgammon League, email Tom Wheeler at z@dallasbackgammonleague.com or see their website Dallas Backgammon League.

Congratulations to all our Prime Clubs, and thank you for all you do to promote the skill-based game of backgammon!
updated 6/1/18