About this Event
"Monday Night Bones"
Join us for an exciting evening of Bones every Monday night at 2000 South Colorado Blvd. Denver, Colorado.
Get ready to challenge your friends and show off your skills in this thrilling in-person event. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned player, our event promises a fun-filled experience for all. So mark your calendars and come join us for an unforgettable night of laughter, competition, and good vibes. See you there!
“MONDAY NIGHT BONES”
The NFL Alumni Association Southern California will host eight regional domino tournaments throughout the year titled ‘Monday Night Bones”. From October 5, 2023 to February 5, 2024, you can play dominoes at Dave & Buster's locations across the country.
On Novemeber 13, 2023 at 6pm "Monday Night Bones” will its seconded domino tournament on it's Championship Tour at Dave & Buster’s in Milpitas, California (San Jose) where domino players will compete for over $10,000 in cash & prizes, best of 3 game domino matches up to 150 points each game. 7 rounds of non stop domino action.
The top 16 players will win cash & prizes and qualify for the “Monday Night Bones" Championship Tournament in Las Vegas during Super Bowl Week titled “NFL Alumni Associates and the UDL Present ‘Monday Night Bones’ Domino Championships", at the Palms Resort & Casino, Monday February 5, 2024. This tournament will feature over 500 players competing for over $50,000 in cash and prizes.
Tournament Format & Information
HI Five Domino Style - (Players score in multiple of 5 points)
Single Elimination Tournament
Head to Head
Best of 3 games matches
150 points each game
7 domino draw
7 rounds - 30 minutes each round
1st place - $3,000 cash / Championship Belt & Trophy
2nd Place - $1,500 cash / Trophy
3rd and 4th Place - $1,000 cash each / Trophy
5th - 8th place - $500 cash each / Trophy
9th - 16th place - $250 cash each / Trophy
HOW TO PLAY
To begin the dominoes are placed face down and shuffled or “Washed”
Each player then draws seven dominoes for his hand. The remaining dominoes placed in the boneyard face down on the gaming mat to be drawn later if a player is unable to play from his hand.
The player who draws the highest double plays first. If no player has a double the highest domino plays first ie. (6/5, 6/4)
MONDAY NIGHT BONES OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT RULES
1. TOURNAMENT LIABILITY & CONSENT WAIVER - Players must sign the "Monday NIght Bones" Tournament Liability & Consent Waiver to compete in the domino tournament.
2. BE ON TIME - A player must be present and ready to begin his or her match as soon as the table and opponent are available. (If your opponent is not available at the time your match is called to begin play, notify the brackets table.) If a player is not ready to begin play at the required time, the player’s name will be announced over the microphone. At that time, a judge will start a ten -minute countdown. If a player is not available to begin play at the end of the fifteen-minute countdown, his/her match will be forfeited to the opponent. If you have to leave the building, notify an official at the brackets table. Only an official at the bracket’s table may excuse you from the tournament.
3. THE TIME LIMIT ON MATCHES will be exactly 30 minutes. Record the starting time at the top of the score sheet. Call for a judge after the first game if a game is progressing too slowly. The judge may reduce the points in the remaining games for the match to 100. A judge may also reduce points to 100 for additional matches until that bracket is no longer behind in play. (Those intentionally delaying the game will be warned. If slow play continues, the player playing too slowly may be disqualified from the tournament.)
4. POINTS / COUNTS must be orally called before the next person plays, draws or passes. (Either partner may call the count.) SCORING will be done in multiples of 5 (150 points per game).
5. DOMINO MATCHES will be played one-on-one with each player drawing 7 dominoes.
6. OVERDRAWS OR UNDERDRAW - Both players are responsible for checking on underdraws or overdraws before play begins. A 50-point penalty will be imposed.
7. DREW AND COULD PLAY - This is considered a bogus play and the game is over. The player that bogus played or passed and could play are disqualified from that game. The match continues if there are games remaining.
8. PASSED AND COULD PLAY is considered a bogus play and the game is over. The player that bogus played or passed and could play are disqualified from that game. The match continues if their are games remaining,
9. CHEATING is not permitted by word, deed, or action Any suspected cheating should immediately be called to the attention of the floor judge. Do not wait until after the game or hand to inform a tournament referee. Expulsion from the tournament will be the result of cheating.
10. NO LOUD TALKING, USING PROFANITY OR SLAMMING DOMINOES DOWN HARD ON THE TABLE - Those loud talking, using profanity or breaking dominoes will be required to pay for a new set and will be disqualified for the tournament. Spectators cannot talk among themselves or to players during a game.
11. HIGHEST DOUBLE STARTS THE GAME - The first player to start the game is determined by shuffling the dominoes and drawing. The high draw wins the down. The person that doesn’t have the downr will shuffle each time. If the downer is not satisfied with the shuffle, he may ask for a reshuffle.
12. DO NOT REARRANGE, FLASH, OR PICK UP DOMINOES - Once all 7 have been turned up in your hand. Once a domino leaves the fingertips of a player or clears the table, it is considered played.
13. NO REDRAW OR RESHUFFLING is permitted due to voids in suits or too many doubles.
14. ALL DOMINOES NOT IN THE SHUFFLE are the responsibilities of all players. If some are accidentally left out, they will be returned to the deck and reshuffled. If they are intentionally left out, the player that does that is disqualified from the tournament immediately.
15. DOMINOES EXPOSED during the shuffle will be reshuffled.
16. EXPOSED DOMINOES while drawing a hand will be accepted by the person exposing it.
17. MISPLAYED DOMINO - If caught before the next person plays or passes, will be played elsewhere on the table, if it will play. If it does not play, it will be turned face-up on the table and played at the first opportunity by the person making the error. Prior to the next play, the player with the turned-up domino must play or pass. If the misplayed domino is not caught before the next person passes or plays, it will stand as a played domino.
18. BOGUS PLAY - If the wrong double is played on the spinner and is not caught before the next player plays or passes, that double will stand as the spinner. If the wrong play is caught before the next player plays or passes, Rule #16 will apply.
19. IF A PLAYER PLAYS OUT OF TURN the domino will be left face-up on the table and played at the first opportunity.
20. BLOCKED GAME results only after all the dominoes have been drawn and neither player can play. The lowest number of points get the points in the opponent’s hand(s). (In the case of a tie, no one gets the points.
21. BONEYARD - Following players shuffling the dominoes and drawing their 7 dominoes, players are required to neatly place the remaining dominoes in the boneyard.
Dave & Buster's - 2000 S Colorado Blvd Denver, Colorado, 2000 South Colorado Boulevard, Denver, United States