All bingo activities are
overseen by the Arizona Department of Revenue - Bingo
here for their departmental information,
applications and forms required to generate a game of
bingo. KOFA Ko-op annually applies for a Class 'A'
license. All persons who assist in operating the game of
bingo MUST complete and submit an affidavit to the state
prior to participating in the organization of the game. A
written manual for Activities Bingo Sub-Committee is kept
in safekeeping in the office.
- Post 'Dollar per Card'
board which is located on top of the bingo machine.
- From under the stage,
closest to the right of the library are: 2 boxes of
- Metal tray (box)
- Grey Notebook
- Get the microphone key
from metal tray (above)
- Unlock the box by the
south door, to get the microphone
- Flip on the power switch
- Give the microphone to
the caller. Caller: Must declare to all
participants they must declare bingo before other
bingo's are confirmed.
- From the yellow envelope
in the binder, select the Game Plan and put about three on the table
- From the clipboard,
chart showing what paybacks should be in relation to
the # of cards sold.
- Lay out bingo cards
along two (2) tables
- Setup flip chart of
games to be played
- Keep tally of cards
sold/$$ taken in
- Clip bills together in
groups of $5 (save larger bills for blackout)
- Prepare Winners
When a game is won:
- take the card to an
adjacent table and have someone double check you out.
- call out numbers,
beginning with the last number called
- only when the win is
verified, have the winner sign the winner's sheet and
award the prize$ (if there is more than one winner,
make the money evenly divisible by adding money from
the 'blackout' amount.
- flip the display play
card to the next game.
Break after 6
games. Count attendance now.
Before restarting, tell
caller how many dollars are being played for in the next
games. Remember to tell caller the dollar prize
before beginning the blackout game.
- When the evening is
over, fill out and sign the winner's sheet and file it
in the notebook, at the green clip.
- At the yellow clip,
enter 3 of cards sold
- $ paid out total
- Balance ($0.00)
- Have players put chairs
- Return the mike to the
box and lock.
- Make sue the key is in
the metal tray
- Stack bingo cards into
their boxes, face down
- Return all supplies to
their original places.
- For Activities, please
post the winner of the Blackout and how much they won
on the Bingo flyer located on the Activities bulletin
board. Use the pen/marker used for the white
board. Paper towels are located in the
kitchen/bathrooms. Thank you.
Instruction Sheet - Completing
a Class 'A' Financial Report