2010 National Junior High (K-9) Championship

2010 National Junior High (K-9) Championship

April 9 – 11, 2010 · Minneapolis, MN (April 8th – Bughouse & Blitz)

Location:
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
$125 Chess Rate: Until 17 March 2010 – Then regular rates apply!!
Reservations: 1.800.233.1234; Local Number: 1.612.370.1234

Overflow Hotel:
Millennium Hotel
1313 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
1.800.522.8856 or 1.612.332.6000
$125 Single/Double/Triple/Quad – Rooms must be reserved by 31 March 2010!!
Reserve your room online: Register on-line
Hotel Guest Overnight Parking:
$15.00 with ‘in and out’ privileges.

7SS, G/120. A Junior Grand Prix (JGP) event.

6 sections:

  • K-9 Championship
  • K-9 Under 1250
  • K-9 Unrated
  • K-8 Championship
  • K-8 Under 1000
  • K-8 Under 750

EF: $$50 if p/m by 14 March, $70 if by 28 March, $85 after 28 March or $90 at site.

  • Players registering late (after 10 AM Friday) will not be paired for round 1, will receive a 1/2 bye, and will begin play with round 2.
  • $5.00 extra for all phone registrations.
  • $20 change fee for roster or section changes after 28 March or on site.

Teams: A team must have at least two players, although no maximum number of players. The top four scores in any section will count for the team score. All players on a team must come from the same school.

Round Times:
Friday 1 pm, 7pm;
Saturday 9 am, 2 pm, 7 pm;
Sunday 9 am, 2 pm.

Opening Ceremony: 12:30 pm Friday.

Awards: 7 pm (approximate) Sunday.

Prizes:

  • Section: K-9 Championship
    Team Trophies to Top 25
    Individual Trophies to Top 10 [plus ties for 10th place]
  • Section: K-9 Under 1250
    Team Trophies to Top 25
    Individual Trophies to Top 15 [plus ties for 15th place]
  • Section: K-9 Unrated
    Team Trophies to Top 25
    Individual Trophies to Top 10 [plus ties for 10th place]
  • Section: K-8 Championship
    Team Trophies to Top 25
    Individual Trophies to Top 20 [plus ties for 20th place]
  • Section: K-8 Under 1000
    Team Trophies to Top 25
    Individual Trophies to Top 20 [plus ties for 20th place]
  • Section: K-8 Under 750
    Team Trophies to Top 25
    Individual Trophies to Top 20 [plus ties for 20th place]

Top five teams receive plaques [five plaques per place].

Class trophies to the top three in the following classes:

K-9 Championship: 1400-1599; 1200-1399; 1000-1199; Under 1000; Unrated.
K-8 Championship: 1500-1599; 1400-1499; 1300-1399; 1200-1299; 1100-1199; 1000-1099; Under 1000; Unrated.

All participants will receive a commemorative medal at the completion of the final round.
First place individual and team in the K-9 Championship section, including ties, will be the National Junior High Champion.

Special Events:

Play:

  • National Junior High Bughouse Championship: Thursday 11 am. Bughouse entries on site only. $25 per team. Registration ends at 10 AM on Thursday.
  • National Junior High Blitz Championship: Thursday 5 pm. Blitz EF: $15 per player/$20 on site or if after 28 March.
  • Parents and Friends Tournament: 4SS, Saturday 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm, $20 on-site registration only. Rated and unrated sections. Trophies for parent and child combined results.

Meetings:

  • Coaches and Parents meeting: 11 am Friday.
  • Scholastic meeting: 3 pm Saturday.
  • Coaches Forum: 7:00 pm Saturday.
  • Tournament Feedback meeting: 9:30 am Sunday.

Click Here for Paper Entry Form (mail-in entries)

Blitz Entry Forms

Click Here for Paper Entry Form for the Blitz tournament (mail-in entries)

Do not mail after 4 May 2010 or the entry will not be received!!

Notes:

  • For a complete list of all rules and regulations please see the current Scholastic Regulations.
  • Please bring clocks. Sets and score sheets provided.
  • USCF membership through April 2010 is required.
  • Any roster changes made after 28 March 2010 or on site will incur a $20 change fee.
  • Unrated players may play in the Championship Sections or Unrated Sections only!!!
  • 1/2 pt bye any round except seven if requested in advance of Round One (limit one).
  • March 2010 rating supplement will be used in compliance with the guidelines for National Scholastic Events.
  • Mail-in entries must be postmarked by 3 April 2010.

Team rooms available: Contact Cheryle Bruce 931-787-1234 ext. 147 or cbruce@uschess.org.

Questions: Contact Cheryle Bruce 931-787-1234 ext. 147 or cbruce@uschess.org.

Register on-line or send your entry to: U. S. Chess Federation, Attn: 2010 Junior High, P. O. Box 3967, Crossville, TN 38557. [Mail-in entries must be postmarked by 3 April 2010.]

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