SCRABBLE® Crossword Game Tournament
November 7th-8th, 1998
Los Gatos Lodge
50 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, California
DIRECTORS: John Karris (karris@innetix.com) and Rick Wong (kablooey@yak.net)
Expert (1700 and above) $80 US
Intermediate (1300-1699) $70 US
Recreational (under 1300) $50 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 received after November 1st, add $10. No entries will be accepted after 6pm, Friday November 6th. No Walk-ins will be accepted!
LUNCH BUFFET: Entry fee includes a luncheon buffet at the Lodge on Sunday only.
Saturday  8 games  Registration begins at 9am, Play starts promptly at 10am
Sunday  6 games  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: The Los Gatos Lodge has reserved a limited number of rooms at a discounted rate to tournament players. These rooms are "first-come, first-served" and must be reserved by calling (800) 231-8676. Mention the Scrabble tournament.
Other area motels include the Los Gatos Motor Inn directly across the street (800) 642-7889; and the charming Garden Inn of Los Gatos about 1 mile across town at 46 East Main Street (800) 888-8248. Both have rooms starting at about $70 per night.
LOCAL CHARM: The Los Gatos Lodge is located within walking distance of delightful "downtown" Los Gatos with its many shops and restaurants.
DIRECTIONS: Los Gatos lies in the foothills of the Santa Cruz mountains, about 10 miles south of the San Jose Airport. Take Route 17/880 South (toward Los Gatos/Santa Cruz) to the East Los Gatos exit. Drive 1 block to the 1st light. Turn right into the Los Gatos Lodge parking lot.

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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) 456-7875

Please register me for LOS GAMBADOS en LOS GATOS, November 7-8, 1998.
I will arrive between 9:00 and 9:45am on Nov. 7th for check-in. Enclosed is my entry fee:
$80 (>1700)  Expert
$70 (1300-1699)  Intermediate
$50 (<1300)  Recreational
Add $10 for late signup (after November 1st).
If possible, I would like to play in a higher division.
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