Janet  & James Hill Jr. Foundation

We're putting the "M" in STEM


The Janet and James Hill, Jr.

2013 Thanksgiving Classic

Chexagon Connection Competition



Friday, November 29, 2013


Registration begins at 10:00 a.m.


Seating & Instructions is from 10:30-10:55 a.m.


Competition is from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Awards Ceremony is from 1:30 p.m.


Future City Community Center

490 Saint Joseph Avenue

Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024

The Mission

  • To present the Chexagon Board and Games, “The Checkerboard for the 21st Century and beyond” to future generations.

  • To support math education with the “Math Made Fun” concept of learning through gaming.

  • To allow student to used their math knowledge and strategic mental processing skills in competition.


What if I’ve never played Connection?

You will love it! If you can play Connect Four you can Play Connection. An orientation will be presented before the competition begins, giving everyone an equal chance.


Who can participate?

Any student currently enrolled middle and high school in a public, private or home school can compete.



  • 1st Place Trophy & $50.00 prize

  • 2nd Place Trophy & $40.00 prize

  • 3rd Place Trophy & $30.00 prize

  • 4th Place Trophy & $20.00 prize

  • All participants will receive a certificate of competition


  • To register simply address an email message to janet.jameshill@bellsouth.net with the request “I request to register for the 2013 Thanksgiving Classic Connection Competition through Constant Contact”.


  • The entry fee is $5.00 and registration closes after the first 50 registrations.


  • All proceeds go to the Janet and James Hill, Jr. Foundation, LLC a nonprofit 105.3.c organization committed to promoting math education and for students in grades k-12.


James Lanier, Coordinator 731-344-1864

Kenny Lite, Coordinator 731-589-0167



Sponsored by the:

Janet and James Hill, Jr. Foundation, LLC and Foster-Johnson, LLC


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