North Carolina Central West

Fri-Sat, February 28-29, 2020

Registration Opens:  12:00pm

Tournament Starts:  2:00pm

TD's: John Martin, Johnny Nicodeme

Victory Lanes

125 Morlake Drive

Mooresville, NC 28117

(704) 663-5300


Tripp Cordell

Yer Xiong

Jose Godoy


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

Victory Lanes is a huge bowling venue with spacious areas for the Regional weekend. Tons of food and drink selections, big-screen TV's in the lounge, 40 regulation bowling lanes, and more!


Plus, Victory Lanes has top-notch staff to make this one of the best destinations with a great atmosphere to hang out with your WTP Family.


Food and Drink specials will be posted at the venue.

Event Schedule



7:00pm: Big Points Tournament #1

Tons of players will compete for bragging rights and big points in this first event of the Regional weekend.


10:00pm: Big Points Tournament #2

Another opportunity at some big points on the eve of Regionals.





10:00am: TD Smackdown Tournament

This event is for current and assistant TD's from Season 2 2019/20 at NC Central West 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: JEFF HUNT


10:00am: Big Points Tournament #3

The third and final chance to earn some big points and plenty of bragging rights before Regionals.


11:00am: Last Chance Tournament

The Top 10% move on to the Regional Championships. Only those who have yet to qualify can play.


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.


1:45pm: Registration Closes


2:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

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



Play in all three of the Big Points Tournaments and the player with the most combined points earns the title of Player's Champion AND wins a free Party & Poker Access Pass to OPEN 27!

Defending Champion: STEPHANIE WALTERS



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: $300 Hotel Reimbursement, $200 travel money, 2 Party & Poker Access Passes to OPEN 27.


2nd place: $300 Hotel Reimbursement, 2 Party & Poker Access Passes to OPEN 27.


3rd place: $300 Hotel Reimbursement, 1 Party & Poker Access Pass to OPEN 27.

4th place: 2 Party & Poker Access Passes to OPEN 27.

5th, 6th, 7th, 8th 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.


NOTE: $300 Hotel Reimbursement is redeemable only by contacting John Martin after Regionals, and only by the winning player at the OPEN. Travel money is payable only at OPEN registration, and only to the winning player.

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Participating WTP Bars

Al's Bar & Grill
Buffalo Wild Wings - Gastonia
Buffalo Wild Wings - Hickory
Buffalo Wild Wings - High Point
Buffalo Wild Wings - Monroe
Buffalo Wild Wings - Mooresville
Buffalo Wild Wings - NASCAR HOF
Buffalo Wild Wings - Northlake
Bulldogs Sports Bar & Grill
Carolina Tap House
Commoners Brewing Company
Crazy Horse - Charlotte
Doc Hopps
Fox & Hound (Pineville)
Fusion Lounge
Gate City Billiards Club
Gold Club - Charlotte
Harveys II - Cornelius
Harvey's in Huntersville
Hotshots - CM (Saturday)
Hotshots - Mooresville
Hotshots - Mooresville (Saturday)
Hotshots Sports Bar - Concord Mills
Jackalope Jack
Pour Taproom - Charlotte
Reece Winery & Pub
Russell's Pub & Grill
Scores - Sunday
Scores - Thursday
The Finish Line @ Victory Lanes
The Gentlemen's Club - Charlotte
The Kilted Buffalo - Langtree
The Mens Club - Charlotte
The Pub At Gateway
The Rack
The Treasure Club
The Treasure Club - Asheville
The Treasure Club - Gboro (Sunday)
The Treasure Club - Hickory
VFW Post 9157
Victory Lanes - Mooresville

Season 2-2019/20 Qualifiers



2.  Yer Xiong
3.  Jose Godoy
4.  Leon Bryant
5.  Kara Widener
6.  Darren Rowan
7.  Kevin Rowland
8.  Carl Prieser
9.  Elliott Arnold
10.  James Shoemaker
11.  Ryan Smith
12.  Darren Strum
13.  Tony LeBatard
14.  Darien Morris
15.  Jeff Palmer
16.  Reggie Johnson
17.  Bud Burnett
18.  Steven Wright
19.  Darrell Grant
20.  Josh Brienen
21.  Steve Campbell
22.  Patrick McCrudden
23.  Charles Hutson
24.  Andrew Nicholson
25.  Jonathan Aldom
26.  Kumar Mar

Previous Regional Champions

Season 2-2019/20:  TRIPP CORDELL

Season 1-2019:  ROBERT SPAKE

Season 2-2018/19:  HARRY BRYANT

Season 1-2018:  ELAN SCHACTER

Season 2-2017/18:  RICKY TILLMAN

Season 1-2017:  JOHN McINTYRE

Season 2-2016/17:  JESSE VICENTY

Season 1-2016:  LARRY MILLER

Season 2-2015/16:  KEITH WILLIAMS

Season 1-2015:  WENDELL DAVIS

Season 2-2014/15:  BOB STANTON

Season 1-2014:  BOBBY BRYANT