Game Series

Backgammon | Chess | Checkers | Cranium | Dominoes | Life | Jeopardy | Monopoly |
10-Point Pitch | Poker | Scene | Uno | Wheel of Fortune | Worst Case Scenario | Yahtzee |

1. Backgammon

  • Official Backgammon rules will be used.
  • Tournament format will be based on the number of entries.

2. Chess Tournament

  • This will be a double elimination tournament.
  • All official chess rules will be in effect.
  • Only a tournament supervisor will be provided.

3. Checkers Tournament

  • This a co-rec event.
  • Straight checkers rules will be used.
  • First person to capture all of their opponent's checkers will be the winner.
  • Single or double elimination format will be used based on the number of entries.

4. Cranium

  • Official Cranium rules will be used as guidelines, with any changes discussed prior to the beginning of play.
  • Teams will consist of a minimum of 2 people and a maximum or 4.
  • Preliminary games will be played (if necessary) with an hour time limit.
  • The championship game will be played until completely finished.

5. Dominoes Tournament

  • Official Dominoes rules will be used.
  • Tournament format will be based on the number of participants.

6. Life

  • Official Life Rules will be used as guidelines, with any changes discussed prior to the beginning of play.
  • Preliminary games will be played (if necessary) with an hour time limit.
  • The championship game will be played until completely finished.

7. Jeopardy Tournament

  • Official Jeopardy rules will be used as guidelines, with any changes discussed prior to the beginning of play.
  • Teams will consist of a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 3.
  • Preliminary games will be played (if necessary) with an hour time limit.
  • The championship game will be played until completely finished.

8. Monopoly Tournament

  • Official Monopoly rules will be used as guidelines with the following exceptions:
    • A. Each time a person passes go, they will receive $200.
    • B. All money paid for fines, other than those incurred by landing on the property of another player's property will go to free parking. Players landing on free parking will be given all money in the pot at the time they land there.
  • Preliminary games will be played with an hour time limit.
  • The championship will be played until a clear winner is determined.

9. 10-Point Pitch Tournament

  • Teams of 2 Members may be co-rec or single gender.
  • First team to 54 will be the winner.
  • Single or double elimination format will be used based on entries.
  • Standard 54 card deck will be used.
    • Card Ranking Points:
Ace 1
King 0
Queen 0
Jack 1
Off Jack 1
High Joker (First Joker Played) 1
Low Joker 1
10 1
3 3
2 1
  • Cards will be dealt in 3's with each player receiving 9 cards. After the bid and trump has been established, players can hold 6 cards. Depending on how many they need, they could be dealt up to 6 cards. The bidder will receive the rest of the deck once everyone has 6 cards. The bidder may pass sluff cards to his/her partner, only if the bidder is full. These sluff cards must be passed face up so all players can see them. Sluff cards include the 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. The bidder may also pass the rest of the deck to his/her partner only if he/she has not looked at it.
  • Each player in turn from the dealer clockwise has a chance to bid or pass.
  • He/she may bid 5 to 9 or shoot the moon. Those who shoot the moon and don't make it loose 20 points. If those who shot the moon are successful, they win the game. You may not shoot the moon if you are in the hole. If you do not make your bid, the amount of the original bid will be deducted.
  • If all players pass, the dealer has the choice to bid or go set 5.
  • The person who has the highest bid chooses trump and leads first card.
  • Whoever plays the deuce will keep it for one point regardless of the other cards played.
  • Winner of the trick leads the next trick. If that player is out of trump, the person to his/her left will lead.
  • Only a tournament supervisor will be provided. Therefore, all conduct unbecoming (cheating, signs, etc.) will not be accepted. Teams will supervise themselves.

10. Poker Tournament

  • All participants will be given $500 in IM-Rec chips.
  • Deal will move counter-clockwise.
  • Dealer will have the option of choosing the game played.
  • Dealer is responsible for explaining all the information about the game they choose to play.
  • A tournament supervisory will be on hand to settle all disputes. Their decision is final.
  • No raises will be allowed over $50.00.

11. Scene It

  • Official Scene It rules will be used as guidelines, with any changes discussed prior to the beginning of play.
  • Teams will consist of a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 3.
  • Preliminary games will be played (if necessary) with an hour time limit.
  • The championship game will be played until completely finished.

12. Uno Tournament

  • Official Uno rules will be used as guidelines.
  • Contest format will be decided at the time of the event and will be based on the number of participants.

13. Wheel of Fortune

  • Official Wheel of Fortune rules will be used as guidelines, with any changes discussed prior to the beginning of play.
  • Teams will consist of a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 3.
  • Preliminary games will be played (if necessary) with an hour time limit.
  • The championship game will be played until completely finished.

14. Worst Case Scenario

  • The official Worst-Case Scenario rules will be used.
  • Object: Be the first one to finish.
  • Decide who goes first.
  • Roll the die to see how many spaces you will be able to move upon answering the question correctly.
  • Play passes to the left.
  • The first team to reach Finish wins the game.
  • Teams do not need an exact role of the die to land on finish.

15. Yahtzee

  • Official Yahtzee rules will be used as guidelines.
  • Contest format will be decided at the time of the event and will be based on the number of participants.