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Baton Rouge Spring Tournament 2015

The Baton Rouge Scrabble Club will be hosting a one day 8 game tournament to be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015.

Where

Baton Rouge Bridge Club, 3033 Old Forge Rd. Baton Rouge LA 70808 Map
Tournament facility is handicapped accessible.

When

Send in entry fee of $40 and an entry form* to Mike Waugh before April 22, 2015. Late entries are $20 extra.
*Tree huggers and printer ink hoarders: You don’t necessarily need to print out the entry form for mailing with your entry fee as long as you provide the following information: name, NASPA player number, address, cell phone number and email address.
On Saturday, April 25, you must be at the tournament site for 9:30 am. Games begin at 10am.  We will be playing 8 games total. We should wrap up about 6:30pm.

How

Immediately email the tournament director, Mike Waugh (mikewaughbr [at] gmail.com), if you plan on playing in the tournament. Players and divisions will be updated on cross-tables leading up to the tournament. Typically, this tournament consists of 3 Divisions rated split at 1400 and 1000 approximately, but we reserve the option to adjust divisions depending on the number of competitors. The pairings are round robin or modified Swiss followed by king-of-the-hill. The Gibson rule will be applied when the situation arises. We will be using tsh pairing software.

Who

Must be NASPA member to participate. First time players have some options. Contact Mike Waugh if this will be your first tournament.

 

Lexicon

This tournament will be using the Official Tournament and Club Word List 2014 (OWL2014), as it takes place after the new dictionary adoption date of April 10, 2015.

Hotel

Hotel information: Comfort Suites University
3045 Valley Creek Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808 (Map)
Phone: (225) 923-3377
Mention Scrabble to get the special room rate of $70. The block will be held until one week before the event. Note that the Comfort Suites is currently undergoing a renovation.
If you have questions email the tournament director, Mike Waugh, at mikewaughbr [at] gmail.com.

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