2018 Bomb Squad Poker Run for Robots

Rules and Regulations

Location:         Lake Norfork

Event Date:        Saturday, July 7, 2018

Event Time:        10:00am - 5:00pm

Enjoy a day on beautiful Lake Norfork as you cruise for a cause. Visit 7 “Ports of Call” by boat to collect your winning poker hand. Grand Prize of $1,000 will be awarded to the winning hand with prizes also awarded to the 2nd and 3rd hands. This event is sponsored by the Science and Technology Group. All proceeds will go to benefit travel expenses for the High School FIRST Robotics Competition Team 16 Bomb Squad.

Cost:         $25 per hand

        $25 per additional hand

Registration:

Option 1:         Pre-registration: Participants can pre-register and pay online at

www.frcteam16.org 

Each participant must complete a Registration Form

Payment can be made by clicking the donate button at the bottom of the page

Option 2:        Pre-registration: Participants can pre-register at participating marinas

and 8-Ball Amusement in Mountain Home

                Each participant must complete a Registration Form

                Payment can be made by cash or check to the Science and Technology Group

Option 3:        Event Day Registration: Participants can register at Buzzard Roost Marina

                Each participant must complete a Registration Form

Payment can be made by cash or check to the Science and Technology Group

        T-shirts will only be available for purchase during pre-registration.

2018 Bomb Squad Poker Run for Robots

Rules and Regulations (continued)

General

  1. Participants must 18 years or older to enter. Must have state issued photo ID present to participate.
  2. All participants will receive their Poker Run Packets at Buzzard Roost Marina on the day of the event. Each packet will include your score sheets, map, copy of rules, and t-shirt (if purchased). This score sheet will be used to record the participants hand. Participants registering on the day of the event will receive their map and score sheet during registration.
  3. Although this is a “run” there is no prize for speed. Enjoy your time on beautiful Lake Norfork and remember that all boating laws should be maintained including slowing down when approaching the “Ports of Call.”
  4. Each hand will be purchased for $25. Additional hands can also be purchased for $25. All purchases are non-refundable.
  5. Participants will cruise to the “Ports of Call” in any order to draw their seven cards. Those cards will be used to make their winning hand of five cards. (7-Card Stud)
  6. Score sheets will be utilized to record your drawn poker cards. This score sheet will travel with you to each port.
  7. There will be one deck of cards at each “Port of Call,” participants will be allowed to draw their own card. The drawn card will then be recorded on your score sheet by the “Port of Call” official. It is the participants’ responsibility to check their score sheet before leaving each port, to ensure that the card that was drawn was correctly recorded.
  8. If a duplicate card is drawn during the run that would produce a hand that is impossible (ex. drawing the King of Hearts at two different ports) the duplicate will be returned to the deck and a new card will be drawn and recorded on the score sheet.
  9. The winning hand is determined by standard poker hand rankings. A hand must consist of five cards. Additional hands can be purchased at designated “Ports of Call.”
  10. Score sheets should be returned to the Bomb Squad Poker Run official at Buzzard Roost Marina before 5:00pm on the day of the event.
  11. Participants do not have to be present to win. Winners will be announced via website, posted at Buzzard Roost Marina, and other forms of media.

Ports of Call