SCRABBLE® Crossword Game Tournament
October 9th-10th, 1999
Pruneyard Inn
1995 South Bascom Avenue
Campbell, California
DIRECTORS: John Karris (karris@innetix.com), John C. Green, Jr. (jcgreen@ix.netcom.com), and Rick Wong (kablooey@yak.net)
Expert (1700 and above) $80 US
Intermediate (1300-1699) $70 US
Recreational (under 1300) $55 US
Directors have the discretion to allow those within 100 points of a division cutoff to play up. Players must be current National Scrabble® Association members. You may join the NSA by adding $18 annual dues. Entries mailed or sent after October 3rd, add $10. No entries will be accepted after 6pm, Friday October 8th. No Walk-ins will be accepted!
LUNCH: Entry fee includes lunch in the Pruneyard Inn lobby on Sunday only.
Saturday  8 games  Registration begins at 9am; Play starts as soon after 9:30am as we're ready.
Sunday  6 games  Board setup begins at 8am; Play starts promptly at 9am
PRIZES: Cash prizes will be awarded to a minimum of the top 3 finishers in all divisions. Additionally, the highest-placed finisher in the lower half of each division (based on NSA rating list) will be awarded a cash prize (limit one prize per contestant). Actual prize amounts will be determined based on the number of entrants. The directors for this tournament are not paid, and all after-expense funds are intended to be awarded as prize money.
LODGING: Pruneyard Inn has reserved rooms at $89/night rate to tournament players for either single or double occupancy, including continental breakfast. These rooms must be reserved before September 12th by calling (800) 559-4344. Mention the Scrabble tournament.
DIRECTIONS: Campbell is about 5 miles south of the San Jose International Airport, and the Pruneyard Towers (located in the same Pruneyard Shopping Center as the Pruneyard Inn) are the tallest buildings in Silicon Valley. From the airport, take I-880 South (toward Los Gatos/Santa Cruz), just past I-280 to the Hamilton Avenue exit. Turn left onto Hamilton Avenue. Turn right at the third stoplight onto Bascom Avenue. Pruneyard Inn will be in the Pruneyard Shopping Center on the second block on the right.
EQUIPMENT: Please bring Deluxe Scrabble® Game Boards, clocks, and tournament tiles.
ENTRY: Complete and print the form below and mail with check or money order to:
  Rick Wong
  454 Porter Lane
  San José, CA 95127-2553
  (408) 845-9050 x305

Please register me for the 1999 Campbell Classic, October 9th-10th, 1999.
I will arrive between 9:00 and 9:30am on October 9th for check-in. Enclosed is my entry fee:
$80 (>1700)  Expert
$70 (1300-1699)  Intermediate
$55 (<1300)  Recreational
Add $10 for late signup (after October 3rd).
If possible, I would like to play in a higher division.
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