Category: General

Australia to Hawaii – 40 Games

Here are the sailors:  Jack Eichenbaum, Laura Scheimberg, Hilda Ben-Nun, Jill Turney, Barbara Van Alen, Mark Pistolese, Pat Morfesis, Larry Rand, Cheryl Melvin, Teresa Schaeffer, Denise Mahnken, and Siri Tillekeratne.  Mark went 31-9 to win Division 1, while Denise topped…

Madison Celebrates Spring

Players enjoyed Springtime and muffins while playing eight games in Madison April 19.  Here are the winners:  Susan Vergeront 1st division B, Carol Gibbs 2nd division B, Thomas Reinke 3rd division A, Peter Schmiedicke 2nd division A, Charles Reinke 1st…

We’re All Winners In Portland!

Some of us won money, some did not.  But we all had fun.  Left to right:  Jesse Wornum (2nd place, Div 2), Leesa Bergeron (1st, Div 3), Tom Lackaff, Carl Johnson (1st, Div 1), Joanne Manson (2nd Div 3) Scott…

Happy Winners in Bloomington, Minnesota

The Spring Fling played out last weekend as the snow melted outdoors.  Here are Joe Gaspard, Vincent VanDover, Lisa Odom, Paul Kyllonen, Bobbie Hendrickson, Cal Cooper, Andre Kreikmann, Diane Weinerman, Jim Kramer, Tim Adamson, Rob Robinsky, Anita Berry, Stephanie Steele, MaryKrizan, Dave…

Notes from WGPO General Membership Meeting

Notes from WGPO General Membership Meeting Minneapolis, MN August 6, 2012 Approximately 50 people attended. Larry Rand called the meeting to order at 8 pm. Introductions:  The WGPO Executive Committee was represented by Stephanie Steele (MN), Keith Hagel (CO), and Rick Wong…

Notes from WGPO EC/BPR Meeting

Notes from WGPO EC/BPR Meeting Minneapolis, MN August 7, 2012, 1 pm The WGPO Executive Committee was represented by Stephanie Steele (MN), Keith Hagel (CO), and Rick Wong (CA).  The Board of Player Representatives attendees were Steve Pellinen (MN), Susi Tiekert…

Donations and tournament fees

August 16, 2013 To:  WGPO Tournament Directors CC:  WGPO Membership From:  WGPO Executive Committee & Board of Player Representatives Topic:  Donations and tournament fees At our meeting in Bloomington, MN, the topic of yearly dues, donations and tournament fees was…

Amendment to the Bylaws

WGPO members recently APPROVED two proposals to change Article IX of the bylaws: Proposal 1. WGPO tournament directors may offer approved invitational tournaments (with further definition and approval requirements to be determined). Proposal 2. WGPO tournament directors may offer WGPO…

A Call to Vote on Bylaws Amendment

ANNOUNCEMENT By vote of 5-0, the Board of Players Representatives has recommended a change in the by-laws to liberalize the rules for individual competition and provide greater operational latitude to club directors in the conduct of tournaments.  This proposal has…