SCRABBLE® Crossword Game Tournament
May 27th-29th, 2006
PruneYard Plaza Hotel
1995 South Bascom Avenue
Campbell, California
DIRECTORS: John Karris ( (408) 836 - 2311
John C. Green, Jr. ( (650) 814 - 1289
Div. 1 (1600 and above) $90 US
Div. 2 (1200 and above) $80 US
Div. 3 (lower than 1200) $70 US
May play up one division
Players must be current National Scrabble® Association members. You may join the NSA by adding $20 annual dues. $10 refund if payment received before May 1, 2006 AND player arrives by 8:45 am on Sat. May 27
PREREGISTRATION: No entries will be accepted after Thursday May 25th. No Walk-ins will be accepted!
LUNCH: No lunch included for this event, but the PruneYard has many eating establishments. NOTE: No outside food or beveridges may be brought into the hotel.
Saturday  8 games  Registration 8:30-9:00am, Play starts at 9:30am.
Sunday  8 games  Play starts promptly at 9am
Monday  3 games  Play starts promptly at 9am, Awards Ceremony follows after last game.
PAIRINGS: Jeff Widergren's TourneyMan program and one King-of-the-Hill round.
LODGING: PruneYard Plaza Hotel has reserved five rooms at $119 per night; Mention "Scrabble" to get the rate; additional rooms will be provided at this rate subject to availability. (800) 559-4344.
LOCAL CHARM: The Pruneyard Shopping Center has a wide variety of restaurants, as well as shopping. The revitalized downtown Campbell is nearby, and Los Gatos and San Jose are a short drive away.
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) can be seen from at least a mile away. 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.
TOURNEY WEBSITE: Current tourney information is available at
ENTRY: Complete and print the form below and mail with check or money order to:
  John Karris
  1120 N. 3rd Street
  San José, CA 95112
  (408) 836-2311

Please register me for Silicon Valley Showdown, May 27-29, 2006.

I plan to stay at the PruneYard.
I need help finding a roommate.
I will arrive by 9:00 on Saturday for check-in. Enclosed is my entry fee:
$90 (≥1600)  Division 1
$80 (≥1200)  Division 2
$70 (<1200)  Division 3
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