COME TO THE SPRING SCHOLASTIC TOURNAMENT, MARCH 22, 2003!
Washington Scholastic Rating System (WSRS) rated!
You Washington players have this as your last local
chance to tune up for State!You Oregon players will have your State tournament
the previous week, so extend your season and use the skills you have built!
Location: BrushPrairieBaptistChurch, 11814 NE 117th St, Vancouver.To get
there from I-5, take State Route 500 Exit, go east on SR 500 through Orchards.Road curves 90 degrees to north, becomes 117th Ave.Follow 117th Ave two or three miles north, church is on the left at traffic light
at intersection of 117th Ave and 119th St.Location is just north of
PrairieHigh School, and just across the street south ofBowyer's Par
3 Golf Course.Tournament is held in EducationBuilding, in southwest corner of church campus.To get there from I-205,
take Orchards exit (about 3-4 miles north of Columbia River).This puts you onto SR 500, follow directions
given above.You can print a map showing
the church’s location by going to the church’s website
at bpchurch.com and clicking on the “find us fast” heading.Please do this if this is your first visit to
Format: 5 round Swiss. Sections: K-3; 4-6;
7-12.Players grades K-6 can qualify for
State (assuming adequate enrollment of 32 in a section), while players grades
7-12 are welcome to play in a separate upper section!
Schedule: sign in , play starts asap
after that.Clocks will be used to be
sure we are entirely done by Grades 7-12 play Game-30 with clocks.No lunch break is taken.New rounds start asap after previous.Munch a sandwich between rounds.
Awards:Trophiesplus medals.All awards will be individual; no team
standings will be kept.
Bring: Chess sets, clocks (for gr. 7-12, if you
have one—we have several), lunch.Some
snacks on site, also available at nearby stores.
To Register: send check for $10 in advance, ($15 at
the door) made out to Marie Palm, to 513 NW 86th St, Vancouver, WA 98665.You can enter your children directly; it is
not necessary to have your child's club send it in.Call 360-574-3001 for more info, or e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.orgFor each player, give first and last name, grade,
school/club.We can look up their WSRS
rating with just that information, so don't bother to look up their WSRS I.D.
number or rating. Players who do not have WSRS rating will earn one by their
play at the tournament, so our Oregon players will
have no problems from this.Space is limited to about 100 players, so
register early.Registrations must reach
Marie by Thursday, March 20to qualify for the "in advance" rate.