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 Information

Saturday
March 11, 2017
8:30 AM

KOC 5512
521 Spruce
La Jara, CO 81140
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.

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

Materials will be provided. If you want to review Bingo-Raffle laws and rules before the class (recommended), you can find them in the Laws and Rules handbook (PDF).

Wednesday
April 5, 2017
5:30 PM

Montrose Elks 1053
801 S. Hillcrest
Montrose, CO 81401
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.

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

Materials will be provided. If you want to review Bingo-Raffle laws and rules before the class (recommended), you can find them in the Laws and Rules handbook (PDF).

Saturday
April 8, 2017
8:30 AM

LA CASA
Confederacion Mutulista Mexican E Hispano-Americana
34451 Highway 12
Trinidad, CO 81082
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.

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

Materials will be provided. If you want to review Bingo-Raffle laws and rules before the class (recommended), you can find them in the Laws and Rules handbook (PDF).

Wednesday
April 12, 2017
5:30 PM

FO Eagles 143
1050 S. 21st St
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
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.

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

Materials will be provided. If you want to review Bingo-Raffle laws and rules before the class (recommended), you can find them in the Laws and Rules handbook (PDF).

Saturday
May 13, 2017
8:30 AM

Cortez Lodge #1789
2100 Dolores Road (Hwy 145)
Cortez, CO 81321
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.

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

Materials will be provided. If you want to review Bingo-Raffle laws and rules before the class (recommended), you can find them in the Laws and Rules handbook (PDF).

Thursday
May 18, 2017
5:30 PM

LO Moose 21
4688 W. Alameda Ave
Denver, CO 80219
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.

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

Materials will be provided. If you want to review Bingo-Raffle laws and rules before the class (recommended), you can find them in the Laws and Rules handbook (PDF).

Saturday
June 24, 2017
8:30 AM

BPO Elks 2286
12939 Hwy 6 & 24
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
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.

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

Materials will be provided. If you want to review Bingo-Raffle laws and rules before the class (recommended), you can find them in the Laws and Rules handbook (PDF).

Saturday
August 19, 2017
8:30 AM

American Legion 19
121 Nelson Rd
Ft Morgan, CO 80701
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.

 

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

Materials will be provided. If you want to review Bingo-Raffle laws and rules before the class (recommended), you can find them in the Laws and Rules handbook (PDF).

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