Event Registration for JACKSONVILLE: 2019 Florida NORTH Regional Championship

Event Summary

Name: JACKSONVILLE: 2019 Florida NORTH Regional Championship
Desc: Are you the next Champion of the North? This warm-up event recognizes the Scholastic Champion of the North in our state. The United States Chess Federation recognizes the F.C.A. as the only organization that can crown a Champion for the State of Florida. The state scholastic championship will be held during the March 1-3rd weekend in Orlando. ************************************************************ DATE: Saturday, February 16, 2019 LOCATION: 11083 Nurseryfields Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32256Holiday Inn off I-295 across from IKEA. VENUE: Ballroom serves as a separate playing hall. No spectators will be allowed inside after start of the round. SKITTLES AREA: YES. Separate/dedicated skittles room (hangout). ************************************************************ SECTIONS(5): K-1, K-3, K-5, K-8 & K-12 ROUNDS(4), 1st round starts@ 9:30, 1st 2 Rounds G/30;d5, Final 2 Rounds @G/45;d5. All subsequent rounds start shortly after the previous one. Chess sets will be provided. Bring a chess clock, if you have one. ************************************************************ CHECK-IN before 9:15. No players will be paired in 1st round without checking before 9:15 cutoff. They will wait and be paired in Round 2. ************************************************************ AWARDS: Trophies for Top 5 Individuals & Top 3 School in each section (school = 2 players min). Financial stipends for top players who subsequently attend the Florida State Scholastic Championship in March. Medals for K-1 participants only. ************************************************************ HOTEL: Special rate of $99+ CALL this hotel directly not the national number. This rate is being locally managed. You must speak to Courtney or Gabriela 904-854-8000 and mention “Chess tournament”. A small block of rooms at this price. Call and reserve now before Feb 15th. ************************************************************ MUST READ SECTION: Registration requirements: USCF membership is required to play. DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP IN THE REGISTRATION PROCESS. ALL PLAYERS MUST JOIN USCF AND BE CURRENT. Chessregister will prompt to you pay new member or renew at registration. Florida Chess Association membership is not required to play. ************************************************************ INCOMPLETE PAYMENTS: Chessregister only shows the names of registered players on the events page. If you cannot find your player, you did not complete the registration process. It has three parts and all must be completed. Player entry data, review and confirm data and then payment screen. Some people stop at clicking the CONFIRM button. Chessregister will send an email saying they are registered without having completed the payment screen. We will notify you if this happens and payment is expected promptly or your player will not be paired in the tournament. That player may have to wait until the 2nd round if they come to the tournament in that condition. ************************************************************ Chief Tournament Director - Kevin Pryor, USCF SENIOR TD. Asst. Chief TD - George Foote, USCF Local TD E-MAIL: kevin@scholasticchess.org PHONE: 904-607-9111 ************************************************************ Host/Organizer: ScholasticChess.Org is an affiliate of The Florida Chess Association, Inc and authorized to run this event for the FCA. All entry fees go to the FCA. FCA is responsible to pay any stipends earned, not ScholasticChess.Org.
Location: Holiday Inn I-295 11083 Nurseryfields Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32256
Starts: Saturday 16 Feb 2019
Ends: Saturday 16 Feb 2019
Registration Ends: Saturday 16 Feb 2019 8 a.m.
Rounds: 4
Organizer Email: Florida Chess Association, Inc.