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Virginia West South Central Regional Championships

Saturday, February 24th, 2024

Registration Opens:  12:00pm

Tournament Starts:  1:00pm

TD: Josh Bardwell

The Clubhouse

21174 Timberlake Road

Lynchburg, VA 24502

(434) 239-7665


Billy Gardner

Brett Pettinger

Donnie Brooks


VA-Central, VA-South Central, VA-Western

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

The Clubhouse is a fine location to host the Virginia South Central & West Regionals. Great food selections and plenty of cold drinks on tap await!


Plus, The Clubhouse is conveniently located just north of downtown Timberlake. It's a great venue, area, and atmosphere to hang out with your WTP Family. We hope you all have a great time!


Happy Hour from 11:30am to 6pm and $1 Wings available!

Event Schedule



10:00am: TD Tournament

This tournament is open to VA-South, Central, and West TD's from the previous and current seasons to say thank you for all that you do!

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.


12:45pm: Registration Closes

1:00pm: Regional Championship Tournament

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



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

Interactive Map

Use this map for directional assistance.

Regional Prizes

Prizes awarded at this Regional Championship include:

1st PLACE: 3 Nights Hotel & 1 Access Pass to OPEN 31

2nd PLACE: 2 Access Passes to OPEN 31

3rd & 4th PLACE: 1 Access Pass to OPEN 31


The Top 10% of the player field earn seats to the National Championship Finals at OPEN 31 this November.

Season 2-2023/24 Winners



2. Brett Pettinger
3. Donnie Brooks
4. Elaine Shumate
5. George Milam
6. Link
7. Jim Abedeljalil
8. Derick Ligons

Season 1-2023 Winners

CHAMPION:  LINK BOOTH (2 in a row!)


2. Alan Hughes
3. Ron Wilson
4. Earl Post
5. John Mink
6. Sharon Wortham
7. Derick Ligons

Participating WTP Bars

Back Deck Sports Grill
Back Deck Sports Grill - Tuesday
Bassett Moose Lodge #383
Bedford Moose Lodge #1897
Hill City Pub
Hot Shots VA
Rail Yard Restaurant and Sports Lounge
Smith Mountain Lake Moose Lodge #2346
The Clubhouse
The Clubhouse Sunday

Previous Regional Champions

Season 2-2023/24:  BILLY GARDNER

Season 1-2023:  LINK BOOTH

Season 2-2022/23:  LINK BOOTH

Season 1-2022:  MARK DAUBERT

Season 2-2021/22:  LINDA VAUGHAN

Season 2-2019/20:  KENNY CARR

Season 1-2019:  MIKE BASISTA

Season 2-2018/19:  MIKE GOEHLE

Season 1-2018:  JASON BADEAUX

Season 2-2017/18:  LINK BOOTH

Season 1-2017:  RICHARD WHITE

Season 2-2016/17:  ELAINE SHUMATE

Season 1-2016:  CODY BRADLEY

Season 2-2015/16:  CLARENCE WINDSPEAR

Season 1-2015:  ZACH SMITH

Season 2-2014/15:  TERRY SPROUSE

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