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Registration May 17 fof Ultimate Qualifying Tournament at Emerald Downs

May 11, 2006     E-mail this page to a friend!

Auburn, WA - On July 30, Emerald Downs will host the fifth annual Ultimate Qualifying Tournament for the DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship. The contest has become the premier qualifier in the country for the Championship, which will be held in January 2007 in Las Vegas.

A total of nine spots in the Championship and an estimated $40,000 in prizes will be awarded at the local qualifier. The purse for this year's Championship in Las Vegas is expected to exceed $800,000.

Registration for the Ultimate Qualifying Tournament will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17. Registration will be handled over the phone by calling 253-288-7711. The cost to enter the tournament is $125 and it is limited to the first 400 entries. No more than two entries per person will be allowed.