SCRABBLE® Crossword Game Tournament
May 24th-26th, 2003
Los Gatos Lodge
50 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, California
DIRECTORS: John Karris (, John C. Green, Jr. ( and Rick Wong (
Expert (1700 and above) $90 US
Advanced (1400-1699) $80 US
Competitive (1100-1399) $70 US
Recreational (under 1100) $65 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 with full payment postmarked before April 24th will receive $10 cashback upon Saturday registration before 8:30am. No entries will be accepted after Thursday May 22nd. No Walk-ins will be accepted!
LUNCH: Buffet lunch will be provided Saturday only. Downtown Los Gatos has a variety of restaurants located a few blocks away.
Saturday  8 games  Registration begins at 9am, Play starts as soon after 9:30am as we're ready.
Sunday  8 games  Play starts promptly at 9am
Monday  3 games  Play starts promptly at 9am, Awards Ceremony follows after last game.
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 (based on NSA rating list) of each division 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: Los Gatos Lodge has reserved single rooms at $99 per night; doubles at $109 per night; to get that rate, you must reserve room by April 24 and use the CGSCRA code. Call 800-321-8676 or 408-354-3300 x168
EQUIPMENT: Please bring Deluxe Scrabble® Game Boards, clocks, and tournament tiles.
TOURNEY WEBSITE: Current tourney information is available at
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
  cel (408) 420-5091

Please register me for Silicon Valley Showdown, May 24-26, 2003.

I plan to stay at the Los Gatos Lodge.
I need help finding a roommate.
I will arrive by 9:00 on Saturday for check-in. Enclosed is my entry fee:
$90 (>1700)  Expert
$80 (1400-1699)  Advanced
$70 (1100-1399)  Competitive
$65 (<1100)  Recreational
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