UW - Milwaukee Student Union
Format: 5 round Swiss, Wisconsin rated. G30/d5, 10 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: Five individual trophies in all divisions. Team Trophies as follows: K – one, 1st Grade – one, 2nd Grade -two, 3rd Grade – three, 4th Grade – three, 5th Grade – three, 6th Grade – three, 7th Grade – three, 8th Grade – three, HS – one
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.
Registration Procedures: Registration and payment in advance online and pay via credit card or PayPal. Please check in before 8:30. If your name is not crossed out by 8:30 we will assume you are not coming. If you arrive after 8:30 you will be paired for round 2.
Fee: $20 on line and post marked by 11:00 pm Thursday March 23rd, $25 on line by 11:00 pm Sunday March 26th and $30 on line by 11:00 pm on Thursday March 30th. $40 onsite registration.
Please do not pay with a PayPal account funds after March 27th. It takes 3 to 4 days for the funds to show up and for registrant’s name to appear on the registration list. Credit cards are find and registration is immediate. Please verify your participant’s registration by checking the online tournament list. If the name does not appear then you are not registered. No refunds for this tournament.
Parking: Street Parking and in the public parking beneath the Union.
Volunteer by email and specify which job you can do, to email@example.com.
Lunch: Onsite or patronize local fast food restaurants. Bring: clocks and pencils. Chess notation sheets available.
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.
Inclement Weather: In case of inclement weather, please go to the WSCF website after 6:45 am on April 1st determine if the tournament is delayed, postponed or cancelled.
Questions: Contact WSCF at firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-573- 5624