Hosted by Central Catholic Elementary
Sanctioned by the Texas Chess Association (TCA)

WHAT: USCF-rated 5-round Swiss in 7 sections: Kinder/1st (K-1) ; Primary (K-3)Championship & JV under 400 ; Elementary (4-5)Championship & JV under 600 ; Middle (6-8) Championship ; High School (9-12)Championship. Students must play in their proper section.

WHEN: Saturday, January 22, 2011. Schedule is as follows:
Check-in 8:00 am – 8:45 am Round 4 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Round 1 9:00 am – 10:00 am Round 5 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm
Round 2 10:15 am – 11:15 pm Awards ASAP Following Last Round
Round 3 11:30 pm – 12:30 pm

WHERE: St. Joseph’s Catholic School. 311 Dewey Ave. Alice, Texas 78332. Map

WHO: Students K-12 who reside in Texas Region VII may participate. Each participant must have a valid USCF ID number and current paid membership. No exceptions.

TIME CONTROLS: Rounds 1-2-3 GAME/30, Rounds 4-5 GAME/45. Chess sets and boards will be provided. Bring your own chess clock!

TIE-BREAKERS: In the following order: modified median, solkoff, cumulative, cumulative of opposition. January Supplement will be used for all pairings. In, the event of a tie for any Scholarships a 5/min. Blitz playoff will be played winner takes the Scholarship

ENTRY FEE: $16 per player if postmarked by January 19, 2011. Late entries are $21 per player if, postmarked by January 20, 2011. $1 will be given to the Texas Chess Association(TCA)
Do not mail anything after January 19th as that is the absolute deadline.

REGISTRATION: Complete the official registration form and mail it along with payment. Onsite registration will have a 1st round ½ point bye assessed. Email registrations will be accepted but not official until payment is received.

Email entries to: coachcris@yahoo.com Rule 11H1 will be in effect.

AWARDS: For each of the seven sections – Individual trophies to top 8 players and medals to next 8. Team trophies to top three schools. Teams must be comprised of a minimum of 2 players.

CONCESSIONS: Food will be sold on site for the convenience of our participants and guests. OTHER SALES: Chess equipment will be available for sale. Raffle drawings will take place between rounds for prizes such as chess equipment, and other fantastic prizes!




This form along with payment must be mailed and postmarked by 1/19/11.
Late registrations must be postmarked by01/20/11 and pay higher fee.

Name _______________________________________, _________________________________________
last first & middle initial

Address _______________________________________ City ______________________ Zip ___________

Tel.# ___________________

Gender (circle one) M or F Date of Birth ______/_______/_______ USCF ID ______________________
month day year

E-mail _________________________________________________ USCF expiration _________________

Grade ______ School ___________________________________ USCF rating ____________________

Kinder/1st Primary Primary JV Elementary Elementary JV Middle High School
Section (circle one) K-1 K-3 K-3 4-5 4-5 6-8 9-12
Championship Championship Under 500 Championship Under 700 Championship Championship

Requested bye: ______________ (One 1/2 point bye may be requested by round 2 all other byes will receive 0 points )

ADA accommodation requested: ____________________________________________________________________________________

Please, allow 48hours notice of any accomodations

*SPECIAL NOTE: Special REGION VII T-shirts will be available on a limited basis for $ 10.00. To Pre-Order please check size and quantity:
Check Quantity and size : _____Youth SM, _____YOUTH LARGE, _____ADULT SMALL, ______ADULT MEDIUM, ______ADULT XL

Amount enclosed: $_______________ $16 if by 1/19/11 ; $21 if by 01/20/11 ; plus T-shirt $10.00 each ________
One dollar of every entry will go to the TCA( Texas Chess Association)

Email entries to: CoachCris@yahoo.com all entries received will not be official until payment is received. Team entries please, send in Excel form include all the above information.

Make payable to: Cris Deleon
Mail to: Central Catholic Elementary
ATTN: Coach Cris
1218 Comanche St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

For Additional Information contact: Coach Cris at : coachcris@yahoo.com or (361)883-3873 school.

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