United States Championships

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1973:
Champion: Lee Bayrd (World Champ & US Champ)
Finalist: Don Lifton
Finalist: George Tatz
Finalist: Brian Nuttall
Judge: Lee Weisenthal
(Game played with US Western, Midwestern & Eastern Regional Champs plus British champ)

1974:
Champion: Alvin Aldridge

1975:
Champion: Anshel E. "Gus" Gostomelsky
2'nd: Roger Compton
(Two other finalists still looking for)

1977:
Champion: Dana Terman
Finalist: Lee Bayrd
Finalist: Anshel E. "Gus" Gostomelsky
Finalist: Steven Gunn
Finalist: John Buffa

1979:
Champion: Dana Terman
2'nd: David Ulmer
Finalist: Angelo Repole
Finalist: Steve McCue
Finalist: Rick Sayler
Judge: Philip Orbanes

1982:
Champion: Jerome Dausman
2'nd: Dana Terman
Finalist: Steve Thomas
Finalist: Bonnie Cavanaugh
Finalist: Darin Porter
State Champs listed below
Judge: Philip Orbanes

1984:
Champion: Jim Forbes
Finalist: Jerome Dausman
Finalist: Jon Farber
Finalist: Paul Russell
Finalist: Matt Loveto
State
Champs listed below
Judge: Philip Orbanes

1987:
Champion: Gary Peters
Finalist: Jim Forbes
State
Champs listed below
Judge: Philip Orbanes

1991:
Champion: Gary Peters
Eastern Regional Champ: Jeff Cornett
Southern Regional Champ: Stuart Dixon
Central Regional Champ: Jeff Oppenheimer
Western Regional Champ: Mike Cross
State
Champs listed below
Judge: Philip Orbanes

1995:
Champion: Roger Craig
2'nd: Jessica Powell
3'rd: Charles Ridgeway
4'th: Ankur Jain
State
Champs listed below
Judge: Philip Orbanes

1999:
Champion: Matt Gissel
2'nd: Molly Mahurin
3'rd: Murray Rosenfeld
4'th: Chris Pichette
State
Champs listed below
Judge: Philip Orbanes

2003:
Champion: Matt McNally
2'nd: Deanna Vest
3'rd: Ken Koury
4'th: Richard Ridgeway
Participants Listed Below
Judge: Philip Orbanes

2009 (Speed Die Rules):
Champion: Richard Marinaccio
2'nd: Timothy Vandenberg
3'rd: Dale Crabtree
4'th: Brandon Baker
Participants Listed Below
Judge: Philip Orbanes

Official State Champions

 

1982

1984

1987

1991

1995

1999

AL

Elizabeth Harbin

 

Jim Hooker

 

Tywanna Campbell

Rick Roberson

AK

Steve Thomas

 

Leslie Norris

Michael Taylor

None

Molly Mahurin

AZ

Terence Ingram

Steve Schor

Steve Schor

Andy Reitel

Mary Gonzales

Earl (Nick) Goodman

AR

Julie Lea

 

David Sowders

 

Gunner Broberg

Sherri Aloi

CA

Michael Hudson

Michael ? (LA Times-10/11/84 p.R3)

Douglas Hampson

Mike Cross

Deanna Vest

Audrey Parsons

CO

Guy McGill

Larry Barrows

Mark Rice

Joseph DeBenedittis

Duane Duffy

James (Eddie) Hulsey

CT

Raymond Garrison

Jon Farber

Andrew Zortolos

Jeff Cornett

Ann Cornett

Jackie Macala

DE

Troy Dunn

 

Kyle Spaulding

Shawn Riley

William Johnson

Barry Jones, Jr.

FL

Bonnie Cavanaugh

Jim Forbes

Gary Peters

 

Nestor Lopez

Dennis Gordon

GA

Davis Rosenberg

 

DeWayne Jackson

James C. Harper

Audrey Parsons

Annette Humphrey

HI

Dean Sakamoto

Dennis Theison

Dennis Theison

Petter Morrow

Chris Moneki

David Mortensen

ID

James Manske

James Manske

James Manske

Christin Wood

William Burke

Robert Anderst

IL

Judy Pletkovich

 

Louis Harvey

Ron Ozment

Roger Craig

Duane Lambert

IN

Charles Mesterharm

Paul Russell

Noah Burczyk

Tony Montoya

Richard Slabach

Linda Barrett

IA

Steven Wilson

 

Joe Lambert

Rick Cook

None

Dave Rasdal

KS

Robert Sampson

 

Lowell Hottman

Steve Frazier

Jessica Pownell

Susan Myers

KY

Darryl Holland

 

Mark Shoulders

Catherine Kennedy

None

Patrick Thompson

LA

Ernest Thomas

 

Harrison Duncan

Jim Forbes

None

Brandt Temple

ME

Susan Wahlstrom

Mother Wahlstrom

Sarah Wahlstrom

Todd Powers

Christopher Ladd

Nick Fox

MD

Saundra Downing

 

Dana Terman

Mark Herrgott

Mark Green

Murray Rosenfeld

MA

Murray Bob

Jim Daly

Jim Daly

Len Granowetter

Ed McCarthy

Janet Logan

MI

Sharon Gutman

 

Howard Hansen

Barbara L. Corney

Robert Warners

Ray Barnes

MN

Terry Stone

Dave Shipley

Jason Presler

Gary Heller

Joe Anderson

Terry Kroeten

MS

William Clay Caldwell

 

Tim Norwood

Bernell McGehee

None

Raymond Brooks

MO

None

 

Flaire Ferrell

Tom DeReign

Steve Millington

Larry Friedrich

MT

Rob Wooster

 

Shawn Pelowitz

 

Sarah Laszlo

Carina Beneventi

NE

Bradley Rowan

 

Natalie Gregory

Betty Balderson

Jorge Escamilla

Curtis James Olson

NV

Steve Boyce

 

None

Melissa Ritter

Sidney Franklin Jr

Jarrod Tennell

NH

Carol Allen

Michelle Getchell

Michelle Getchell

Rob Gadomski

Curtis Tasker

Chris Arnold

NJ

Dwayne McLean

 

Paul Ingrey

Aaron Swank

Gary Govelitz

Gary Peters

NM

Stephanie Hue

Stephen Legate

Joe Martz

Stuart Dixon

None

Thomas Almond-Hohner

NC

Lewis Forsythe

Thomas 'Jason' Cook

Thomas 'Jason' Cook

E. Craig Lyerly

Jerry Jackson

Gary Cor

ND

Laurie Helling

Gary Heller

Gary Heller

Jerry Jorgenson

Jamie Hoff

Nicholas Schlueter

NY

Paul Bosco

 

James J. Malerba

Sandra Wetherby

Scott Cornett

Jason Blumenberg

OH

Tracy Howard

Beth Kerzman

Tony Torres II

Jeffrey Oppenheimer

Jason Masony

Eric Yarina

OK

James Poskey

 

Shawn Higdon

 

None

None

OR

Kevin Beckman

Tim McCurry

Tim McCurry

Matt Parsons

Charles Carl

Brad Vest

PA

Garry Wallin

 

Mike Myer

Kyle Gillman

Bill Bradford

Henry Werda

RI

Claudia Janet Cartagena

 

Deedee Silva

 

Joshua Spector

Chris Pichette

SC

Michael LeFeure

 

Joe Sturgeon

 

Cameron Collins

Scott Ellis

SD

Darin Porter

Darin Porter

Darin Porter

Sherry Kogel

William Hinshaw

Kevin Sigl

TN

Eugene Holma

Brian Trent

Brian Trent

Neil Sweeney

Danny Johnson

Ankur Jain

TX

Kimberly Atkins

 

Lorrie Ranck

Terry Meech

Ankur Jain

Sherry Merfish

UT

Kathleen Smith

 

Dana Smith

Allan Lendall

None

Bryan Miller

VA

Scott Bolten

 

Tom Wood

Greg Johnson

Leslie Cagley

Marsha Miller

VT

Donald Peet

 

Mark Montague

Abraham McRae

Mike Fitzgerald

Matt Gissel

WA

Drew Hendel

 

None

Thomas Nelson

Matt Parsons

John Julian

WV

James Newcomer

 

Chuck Dransfield

Richard Ridgeway

Charles Ridgeway

Richard Ridgeway

WI

James Frost

Jeff Johnson

Henry Tyler

Jerry Otteson

Michael Dovey

Michael Allman

WY

Matt Lovato

Matt Lovato

Matt Lovato

David Maurer

None

Becky Isaack

DC

Jerome Dausman

 

None

Sherman Pittman

Ken Smorsten

None

Other

Angelo Repole (55 players in '82)

 

Maurice Brown (NYC)

None

None

None

2003 Participants:

AL: Rick Roberson
AZ : Michael Geffen, Daniel Gluck, Mark Rowlings
AR: Sherri Aloi

CA: Matt McNally (1), Ken Koury (3),Gary Heller, Sarina Koury, , Audrey Parsons, Matt Parsons
FL: Dennis Gordon
GA: Annette Humphrey, Caleb Humphrey, Steve Humphrey, Mike Testa, Shelly Testa
IL: Roger Craig, Duane Lambert, Suzanne Lambert, Janice Ozment, Ron Ozment, Gennifer Stricklin
IN: John Meyer
KS: Ankur Jain (7), Virendra Jain
MA: Daniel Cormier, Paul Feeley
MD: Murray Rosenfeld
NH: Chris Arnold, Terrence Kroeten
ND: Randy Heller
OR: Deanna Vest (2), Brad Vest, , Glenn Vest
PA: Henry Werda
SC: Chris Pichette
TX: Warren Cavignac, Ryan Immegan, Brad Shook
VA: Marsha Miller
VT: Matt Gissel, Robert Gissel
WA: John Julian, Mike Julian
WV: Richard Ridgeway (4)
WY: Becky Isaack
DC: Peter Barton

2009 Participants:

AL: Brandon Baker (4)
CA: Timothy Vandenberg (2), Imelda Lasjim (5), Brian Boles (6), Peter Schlosser (9), Lee Hess (19), Ken Koury (24), Hector Trujillo (24), Craig Way (24), Lee Bayrd (29), Gary Heller (29), Geoff Ellis (29)
CT: Greg DeSantis (9)
FL: Jeff Cornett (9)
IL: Jackson Taylor (16)
IN: Dale Crabtree (3), Andrew Shepherd (21)
KS: Virendra Jain (17), Ankur Jain (24)
MD: Dana Terman (29)
MI: Daniel Wilson (9)
MN: Elly Helcl (24)
MT: Adam Thiel (9)
NV: Matt McNally (6), Lara Preister (20)
NY: Richard Marinaccio (1)
OR: Adam Menendez (9), Cory Casoni (23), Shana Targosz (29)
RI: Gabe Murgo (6)
VA: Ellis Baggs (9), Domenic Murgo (21)
VT: Matt Gissel (18)