Sunday, February 16th, 2020

Registration Opens:  12:00pm

Tournament Starts:  1:00pm

 TD's:  Chriss & Susie Ryherd

Don Jose's

44109 Sterling Hwy #B

Soldotna, AK 99669

(907) 262-5700


Chriss Ryherd

Dominic Hallford

Harold Thornton


Regionals Overview

The Regional Championship brings together players from across your area for the shot at becoming the next Regional Champion.


This event is what you have been playing for all season! Enjoy great poker, party with your friends, and earn the opportunity to play in the ultimate World Tavern Poker tournament, the National Championships.


See you at the tables!

Venue Details

Don Jose's is a great location for the Alaska Regional Championship. There's plenty of room and the bar sits in a convenient location right off Sterling Highway in the heart of Soldotna.


Get knocked out early? Stick around! Don Jose's is a great place with a great atmosphere to hang out with your WTP Family.


Food and Drink specials will be posted at the venue.

Event Schedule



12:00pm: Registration Opens

Regional Championships are for qualified players only. You must be 21 years of age or older to play. Please have your photo ID with you at registration.


12:45pm: Registration Closes


1:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

There will be Regional Awards and some brief announcements prior to start time.


TBA: TD Smackdown Tournament

This event is for current and assistant TD's from Season 2 2019/20 at Alaska bars only (2 max per bar) to reward their hard work all season long! The winner receives the TD Smackdown trophy and a Party & Poker Access Pass to OPEN 27 this May!
Defending Champion: 



Side games may take place when enough players are available. Check with your TD if you get knocked out.

Regional Prizes

Prizes awarded at this Regional Championship include:


1st place: 2 Party & Poker Access Passes to OPEN 27.

2nd, 3rd place: 1 Party & Poker Access Pass to OPEN 27.

The Top 10% of the player field earn seats to National Championship Finals at OPEN 27.

Interactive Map

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Participating WTP Bars

Don Jose's - Tuesday

Main Street Tap & Grill - Monday

Main Street Tap & Grill - Thursday

VFW Post 10046

VFW Post 10046 - Saturday

Season 2-2019/20 Qualifiers



2.  Dominic Hallford
3.  Harold Thornton
4.  Annalea Lott
5.  Ken Harrington
6.  Ken Gordon
7.  Susie Ryherd
8.  Jenny Merrill

Previous Regional Champions

Season 2-2019:  CHRISS RYHERD

Season 1-2019:  JENNY MERRILL

Season 2-2018/19:  EDIE HANDSAKER

Season 1-2018:  JAN BUCKINGHAM

Season 2-2017/18:  BILL STRAUBE