2006 West Coast Championship
SCRABBLE® Crossword Game Tournaments
June 30th-July 4th, 2006
Reno Hilton
Reno, Nevada
Website: http://www.yak.net/kablooey/scrabble/reno06/
More info: Jeff Widergren (certs25@yahoo.com) (408-390-5839)
Payment: Checks payable to Rick Wong, 454 Porter Lane #3, San Jose, CA 95127.
Directors: Jeff Widergren, Rick Wong
Main Event: July 1st-4th, 2006
28 games (Sat 8, Sun 8, Mon 8, Tue 4). Games begin at 9:00am each day.
Friday 7:30-9:30pm Checkin/RECEPTION/Rebates
Cash refunds for main event contestants who arrive for Friday night reception:
$10 if full entry fee is received before 5/1/06. We are not responsible for late postal delivery.
Receive another $15 if using SCRAB6 reservation code at the Reno Hilton (see below).
$10 fee for late signups after 6/25/06. All late signups must contact Rick Wong by phone or email to arrange payment.
$25 cancellation fee.
Playing up in the main event is permitted if within 100 points on April, May, June ratings sheet, subject to directorial approval in order to keep the groups even. Players must be current National Scrabble® Association members. You may join the NSA by adding $20 annual dues (Canada $22, Foreign $27). No Walk-ins will be accepted!
Early Bird: Fri June 30th, 2006
8 games. Checkin opens at 8am.
$50 entry fee (Round Robin groups of 8 + KOTH)
Night Scrabble: July 1st-July 3rd, 2006
9 games. 3 rounds each Sat Sun Mon, starting at 7:30pm.
$65 entry fee (Single division, 20% prizes are performance-based)
The main event and nighttime event will award prizes for straight finish and for "performance". Performance is measured as the number of places finished relative to one's seeding in the division.
The early bird will have prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in each group.
Reno Hilton, 2500 East Second St., Reno NV, 800-501-2651.
Group code: SCRAB6 (You must use this code for the rebate!)
Room rates:
standard room:$99/night
EQUIPMENT: Please bring Deluxe Scrabble® Game Boards, clocks, and tournament tiles.
Please register me for the 2006 West Coast Championship Tourney.
I plan to stay at the Hilton using code "SCRAB6"
$50 Early Bird  (8 games, starts at 9:00am Friday)
$65 Night Scrabble   (9 games, starts at 7:30pm Saturday night)
Main Event (28 games, checkin 7:30pm Friday night, starts at 9:00am Saturday):
$110 (1700-up)  Expert
$100 (1400-1699)  Advanced
$90 (1100-1399)  Competitive
$80 (unrated-1099)  Recreational
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Main Event registrants
Early Bird registrants
Night Scrabble registrants

Early Bird Rating Results
Main Event (Rounds 1-14) Rating Results
Main Event (Rounds 15-28) Rating Results
Night Event Rating Results

Lewis Martinez plays two triple-triples
Kevin Fraley opens game with six straight bingos
Rec Division Winner Terry Vrchota
Rec Division Winner Terry Vrchota
Comp Division Winner Gigi Miller
Adv Division Winner Carlene Wallis
Exp Division Winner Nick Meyer