UW - Milwaukee Student Union
Format: 5 round Swiss, Wisconsin rated. G30, 13 divisions or G25, d5.
Teams for scoring purposes will be the top 3 players; students. No ½ point byes for this tournament. No playing up at this tournament. Students can play only in their grade of attendance at school.
Awards: 7 ind. trophies in divisions K to 8 and HS Combined. 3 team Trophies in grades 1 through HS
Round Times: 1: 9:00 2: 10:30 3: 11:45 4: 1:00 5: 2:15 Awards: 3:45 or 4:00
For these tournaments students, can report to their section as early as 8:45 and begin to find their boards. Building will open at 7:30. When the last two players are done with each round the doors will open and players can begin to gather at their divisions. Pairings will be posted at the scoring table for each division and at the end of each row in which the division begins. Chairs for parents of kindergarten and 1st grade players will be available. All other parents will be asked to leave just before each round begins. Students, coaches and parents are responsible for players being present when the round time begins. Plan on arriving 10 minutes before each round to have time to find board assignment. All USCF chess rules will apply for this tournament. All pairing issues need to be addressed at chess control.
Team rooms are available for $50, $100 or $200 according to size. Please contact Bob for reservation and information.
Registration Procedures: Registration and payment in advance online and pay via credit card or PayPal. Please check in before 8:30, if not checked in by 8:30 you can check in for round 2 until 9:30
Fee: $25 on line by 11:00 PM Friday March 1st; $30 on line by 11:00 pm Friday March 8th; and $35 on line by 11:00 pm on Friday March 15th. $50 onsite registration. Please verify your participant’s registration by checking the online tournament list. If the name does not appear then you are not registered. Also check to see if your card has been charged. If you have not paid then you are not registered. No refunds for this tournament.
Parking: Street and beneath the Union. Volunteer by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
T-shirts: The tournament will have t-shirts provided fund are raised to cover the expense.
Design Contest: Free entry for the design chosen. Entries by March 7th please.
A GoFundMe Campaign has been set up to raise funds for t-shirts for this tournament.
Lunch: Onsite or patronize local fast food restaurants.
Supervision: At least one designated adult supervisor must be present always during the tournament to oversee your school’s team, or individual participants who are in K through 8th grade.