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Virginia North East & DC

Sunday, April 2nd, 2023

Registration Opens:  1:00pm

Tournament Starts:  2:00pm

TD: Marvin Ortiz

Backyard Grill

13999 MetroTech Drive

Chantilly, VA 20151

(703) 802-6400


Lori Valkenburg

Andrew Pomerville

Cameron Carroll


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

Backyard Grill is a great spot for the Regional Championship. Conveniently located just off Highway 50 in Chantilly, Backyard Grill will be a fine place to compete for Regional dominance.


Plus, Backyard Grill has an amazing, 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



11:00am: Big Points Tournament #1

Open to all players! The winner receives a $20 Gift Card to Backyard!


1:00pm: 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

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


2:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

Who's going to become the NEXT VA-NE Regional Champion?

6:00pm: Big Points Tournament #2

Open to all players! The winner receives a $20 Gift Card to Backyard!

Regional Prizes

Prizes awarded at this Regional Championship include:

1st PLACE: 3 Nights Hotel and 2 Access Passes to the OPEN/WLPC

2nd PLACE: 3 Nights Hotel and 1 Access Pass to the OPEN/WLPC

3rd PLACE: 2 Access Passes to the OPEN/WLPC

4th and 5th PLACE: 1 Access Pass to the OPEN/WLPC


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



Season 2-2022/23 Winners


2. Andrew Pomerville
3. Cameron Carroll
4. Osei Ampadu
5. Jessica Klotz
6. Dinesh Chandrasekaran
7. Don Beachy
8. Jason Lalone
9. Felix Vargas
10. Richard Vogelsong
11. Mike McReynolds
12. Betty Greenhow

Interactive Map

Use this map for directional assistance.

Participating WTP Bars

Applegates at Wyndham Garden Manassas
Babylon Woodbridge
Babylon Woodbridge Sundays
Backyard Grill
Blue Iguana
Crystal City Sports Pub
Crystal City Sports Pub Tuesdays
Hidden Creek Country Club
Jimmy's Old Town Tavern
Jimmy's Old Town Tavern Mondays
Jimmy's Old Town Tavern Saturdays
JPs Sports - Wed
JPs Sports Bar - Friday
JPs Sports Bar - Thursday
Meridian Pint
Shooters - Wednesdays
Shooters Fridays
Shooters Sports Bar Sundays!
Silk Restaurant at Clarion Hotel
TGIF Fairfax

Previous Regional Champions

Season 2-2021/22:  LORI VALKENBURG

Season 1-2022:  TONY VENTO

Season 2-2021/22:  RANDY PALMER

Season 2-2020/21:  OSEI AMPADU

Season 1-2019:  ADAM NATHAN

Season 2-2018/19:  ELENA CURRENCE

Season 2-2017/18:  MAURICIO CAMPOS

Season 1-2017:  MICHAEL CERINO

Season 2-2016/17:  CHUCK CHEREL

Season 1-2016:  BRUCE McLELLAND

Season 2-2015/16:  BECKY BENNY

Season 1-2015:  SAHIL SHAH

Season 2-2014/15:  KATHRYN DAY

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