Baton Rouge Fall Scrabble Tournament 2016

The Baton Rouge Scrabble Club will be hosting a two day 12 game tournament to be held on November 12-13, 2016.

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 $60 and an entry form* to Mike Waugh before November 9, 2016. 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, November 12, check-in is 9:30-10:00 am. Games begin at 10:30 am.  We will be playing 12 games total. On Sunday, November 13 we will start play at 9:00 am.

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).

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 $79. The block will be held until one week before the event.
If you have questions email the tournament director, Mike Waugh, at mikewaughbr [at] gmail.com.

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