Bingo and Raffles Games Manager Certification Training

Training schedule

 

How do I schedule a games manager training class at my hall?

See the games manager class request.

 

How do I register for a games manager class?

Each class has different registration instructions.  See the "Registration" section of the games manager training schedule below for the specific class you will be attending.

 

Is there a fee?

Yes, there is an application fee for the Games Manager Certificate.  View the current fee schedule.

Fees can be paid by check or money order after attending the training class.  We do not accept cash or credit cards.   

A signed Games Managers Certificate Application/Oath must be submitted with the fee.

Some instructors do not accept payment at the class.  If your instructor does not accept payment, the fee and a signed Games Manager Certificate Application/Oath should be mailed to:

Colorado Secretary of State
Bingo and Raffles Program
1700 Broadway, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80290



What should I bring to class? 

Bring a pen/pencil and paper for taking notes and copies of the handouts and forms required for your class.  See the "Required Materials" section of the games manager training schedule below for the specific class that you will be attending.  Instructors do not have copies of the form, manuals or other handouts. 

 

How long is the class?

The raffle-only portion of the class is presented first and takes approximately two (2) hours. 

The entire class, including both bingo and raffle training, is approximately four (4) hours.

The class duration also depends on the number of people attending and how many questions there are.

 

Is there anything else that I should do to prepare for the class?

If you are new to bingo and pull tab games, become more familiar with gaming operations and terminology before attending a training class. You might try volunteering to assist in a game, or attending a bingo game as a customer.

 

Can I use notes or reference materials during the test?

Yes.  It is an "open book" test.



When will I find out if I passed the test?

If you passed the test, you will receive your certificate in the mail within 7 to 10 business days. 

If you did not pass the test, you will be notified by mail within 7 to 10 business days. 

 

Can I try again if I did not pass the test?  Do I have to pay another fee?

You can attend another training class and take the test again. 

If you paid the fee on your first attempt, you do not have to pay again.

 

How long is my certificate valid?

Your certificate is valid for four (4) years.

 

Can I call if I have other questions?

If you have questions, need more information, or need special accommodations, contact us at 303-894-2200, ext. 6410.

 

My organization is applying for a bingo-raffle license. Can we get help with our application?

Yes. If you would like help with your license application, you can sign up for our consultation services. We will meet with you one-on-one to review the application and make sure that you have everything that you need to get a license. This will help you to avoid time-consuming revisions and resubmissions. You can come to our offices, or, in some cases, we'll come to you. This service is open to all first-time applicants.

 

Games Manager Training Schedule

To schedule a class at your location, see the games manager class request.

 

Date/Time Location Registration Required Materials
Wednesday
June 25, 2014
5:30 PM

Our Lady of Guadalupe
2715 E Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Map

Call 303-894-2200, ext. 6416, or send an email to darleen.herrera@sos.state.co.us. Include your name, phone number, email address, organization affiliation, and if you plan to attend Bingo/Raffle (including pull tabs) or Raffles only. Print and bring to class:

Laws and Rules handbook (PDF)

Cost: Class is free. Certification is $20.00.
Check or money order payable to "Colorado Secretary of State" - no cash, please.

Friday
August 1, 2014
12:00 PM

Colorado Secretary of State
Aspen Room, 3rd Floor
1700 Broadway
Denver, CO 80021
Map

Call 303-894-2200, ext. 6417, or send an email to abbas.montoya@sos.state.co.us. Include your name, phone number, email address, organization affiliation, and if you plan to attend Bingo/Raffle (including pull tabs) or Raffles only. Print and bring to class:

Laws and Rules handbook (PDF)

Cost: Class is free. Certification is $20.00.
Check or money order payable to "Colorado Secretary of State" - no cash, please.

You can bring drinks and snacks to eat during the class.

Tuesday
August 5, 2014
5:30 PM

BPO Elks 492
421 Main St.
Ouray, CO 81427
Map

Call 303-894-2200, ext. 6416, or send an email to darleen.herrera@sos.state.co.us. Include your name, phone number, email address, organization affiliation, and if you plan to attend Bingo/Raffle (including pull tabs) or Raffles only. Print and bring to class:

Laws and Rules handbook (PDF)

Cost: Class is free. Certification is $20.00.
Check or money order payable to "Colorado Secretary of State" - no cash, please.

Saturday
September 6, 2014
8:30 AM

VFW 4265
419 E Victory Way
Craig, CO 81625
Map

Call 303-894-2200, ext. 6416, or send an email to darleen.herrera@sos.state.co.us. Include your name, phone number, email address, organization affiliation, and if you plan to attend Bingo/Raffle (including pull tabs) or Raffles only. Print and bring to class:

Laws and Rules handbook (PDF)

Cost: Class is free. Certification is $20.00.
Check or money order payable to "Colorado Secretary of State" - no cash, please.

 

 

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