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Dates: January 16-19, 2025

Location: Residence Inn near Hamilton Place
2340 Center St
Chattanooga, TN 37421 


Conductor: Jeff Jackson

Congratulations to Allen Hammack, winner of the Puffing Billy tournament at Chattanooga in 2024!  Accolades also to Jeff Jackson for a second place finish.  Mark White, Rick Goudeau, Paul Davis, Audie Sodke, Amy Beery, John Butler, Jen McConnell and William Barber round out the top 10 finishers.


Allen won both the Ticket to Ride and Union Pacific tournaments.  Jeff won Empire Builder.   Rick won the biggest blowout in the Thursday night warm-up tournament.


Thanks to all of you who attended our first Puffing Billy regional event of 2022 at Chattanooga over the weekend.  We had 20 players, five of which posted wins in four or more categories.

Congratulations to Phil Cottrell for edging out Jeff Jackson for top honors.  Amy Beery came in third with Adrienne Labotka and Rick Goudeau rounding out the top 5.

Dave Anderson took home the Warm-up event on Thursday with the biggest blow-out victory.

Jeff Jackson won both the Express and EBI finals.

Brandon Ennis claimed victor in Union Pacific.

Phil Cottrell won the Ticket to Ride tournament.

The 2021 Rail Gaming Challenge was cancelled due to Coronavirus concerns.

2020 Winners:

Trella Bromley edged out the talented field to take the Puffing Billy honors.

Previous year's winner, Anthony Medici, placed 2nd.  Rick Conrad and Jeff Jackson rounded out the top 4...all with 4 category wins.

Paul Stoffels took home the EBI prize.

Trella Bromley won the TTR and Express tournaments.

Anthony Medici claimed the Union Pacific tournament win.

2019 Winners:

Congratulations to Anthony Medici as the overall Puffing Billy winner!

Kudos to Allen Hammack for 2nd place and Rich Goudeau for 3rd place.

Other tournament results:

  Ticket to Ride: Frank Muscarella

  Cafe Games: Bryce Carlberg

  EBI: Jeff Jackson

  Warm-up Event: Rich Goudeau

  Warm-up 2nd place: Anthony Medici

  Consolation: Anthony Medici

  Consolation 2nd place: William Barber

Well done all!!!

The Train Gamers Association (TGA) facilitates and promotes the play of train games.

We sanction and run Puffing Billy™  Tournaments at conventions throughout the year.

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