Event Summary

Desc: PLEASE READ THIS CAREFULLY or your player WILL NOT be admitted to the tournament. **************************************************************** 1. US CHESS MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED: Use the search by name or 8-digit member ID#. Expired memberships can be purchased during this registration process or directly from USChess.Org. Expired members and non-members will be barred from playing. Youth memberships are $20/year in addition to the entry fee. ******************************************************************* 2. PAYMENT COMPLETION: Chessregister will allow you to submit player information first and allows you to skip the payment process. It will send you a registration confirmation email without receiving payment. Many miss the small PAY NOW button after player data input OR in the confirmation email. Chessregister will flag every registration as INCOMPLETE. All incomplete registrations will be deleted within 24 hours of creation. Please check the Event Listing via the people icon for your player. If do not see them, payment is incomplete. Use the "confirmation" email to go back and make payment. Use PayPal or Credit Card without Paypal, but look carefully small buttons. ************************************************************** Go to FloridaChess.org for pdf of all event details. ************************************************************** **NINE SECTIONS. Read carefully to avoid reworking registrations: *** FIVE Championship sections feature the best/strongest players in their grade blocks: K-1 (only K & first), K-3 , K-5, K-8 & K-12 Championship sections will be the respective Florida Champion with national recognition for US Chess tournament of State Champions (for K-5, Middle, and High schoolers). **FOUR Undersections block higher rated players and keeps games competitive. K-3 U/600 , K-5 U/700 , K-8 U/1000 & K-12 U/1100 ************************************************************** Time control: Saturday G/60;d5 (all three rounds) / Sunday G/90;d5 except for K-1 (Stays G/60;d5) - 5 ROUNDS Main event: SATURDAY- 3 games / SUNDAY - 2 games. 9:15a game start on both days. Subsequent rounds begin an hour after all games have ended. TD will post next round start. Side Events: Friday 7:15p Bughouse / Saturday 7p Blitz/ $10 cash entries for both events. Pay at door/walk-up. Blitz has unrated friends/family section too. ************************************************************** SUNDAY Awards ceremonies: 2:35p K-1 4:30p All other sections ************************************************************** $40 Entry fee until Midnight 3/3/24, then $50 until 3/9/24 at 8 pm. No onsite registration. 1/2- point Byes available any round, limit two. ************************************************************** PRIZES: TROPHIES FOR TOP 10 INDIVIDUALS & TOP 5 SCHOOLS IN EACH CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION UNDERSECTIONS: TOP 5 INDIVIDUALS & TOP 3 TEAMS TEAMS MUST CONSIST OF AT LEAST 2 PLAYERS (TOP 4 SCORES COUNT). ************************************************************** Host hotel information: $146/night for Single/Double/Triple/Quad occupancy. Book well in advance to secure a room on site for the event! Passcode https://book.passkey.com/event/50709396/owner/204/home?utm_campaign=293049713
Location: Wyndham Resort International, 8001 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Starts: Saturday 09 Mar 2024
Ends: Sunday 10 Mar 2024
Registration Ends: Friday 08 Mar 2024
Rounds: 5
Organizer Name: Florida Chess Association, Inc.
Organizer eMail: fcaboard@gmail.com