Department of Parks
Rook Tournaments Scheduled At Two State Parks In January
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Rook players will have two chances to play in tournaments in January at a Kentucky State Park.
Weekend tournaments are scheduled for Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park near Dawson Springs Jan. 12-14 and at Rough River Dam State Resort Park on Jan. 19-21. Here are the details for each weekend:
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park
Winter Rook Tournament, Jan. 12-14
Strategy is the name of the game in this annual weekend Rook Tournament. Round-robin rook tournament beginning on Friday night and runs through Saturday evening. House rules will apply. Registration fee is $25 per team and a new deck of rook cards. Early bird registration fee is $20 per team and a new deck of rook cards due on or before Jan. 10, 2007. Special lodging discount of two nights for the price of one are available for registered participants. Prizes will be given to the top three finishing teams. Play begins at Friday night. Call the park at 1-800-325-1711 for information.
A flyer with information is available at http://www.kystateparks.com/resortparks/pf/events.htm.
Rough River Dam State Resort Park
Rook Tournament, Jan. 19-21
Rough River Rook Tournament Rules, play begins at Friday night and then starts again Saturday at Play then continues until the conclusion on Saturday night. Registration fee is $20 per team plus a new deck of rook cards. You can also receive two nights lodging for the price of one! Play against some of the best Rook players across the state of Kentucky, while making some lasting memories and new friends. To register or for additional information contact Mary Ann Tate at 1-270-756-6742 and to make reservations for overnight accommodations at Rough River Dam State Resort Park call 270-257-2311 or toll free at 1-800-325-1713.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 52 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov