Domino tourney here next weekend

Published 12:00 am Saturday, July 6, 2019

The Andalusia Rotary Club is counting down the days to the 44th annual World Championship Domino tournament set for this coming weekend – July 12-13.

The event draws people from as far away as California, and regulars come from Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri and more.

The club has awarded more than $980,000 in prize money and trophies since the Domino Tournament began in 1976.

This year’s tournament features a $5,000 first place prize to the winner in the singles competition, and $2,500 each to winners in doubles, with more than $20,000 in cash prizes guaranteed.

In addition, the club will host a Fantastic Domino Sweepstakes and seafood dinner on Friday night,with a $15,000 prize.

Early registration is $100 per player for adult singles or doubles. There is a $10 fee for late registration.

The singles tournament will begin at 8 a.m. on Friday, while the doubles tournament will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday.

The club also has tournaments for teens and children.

Online registration and tournament rules are available at

The event will be held at the Kiwanis Community Center, 20096 S. Bypass, Andalusia.