Chess TournamentPublished by cami.chang on Wed, 02/01/2017 - 13:50
A chess tournament is coming up this month! If your child is interested in participating, take a look at the below information provided by the school district:
Saturday February 25, 2017 8:30am - 2:00pm approximately (Arrive at 8:30 am, instructions at 8:45 am)
Cherry Creek Elementary 484 S. 200 E. Springville, 84663 (Please enter through east doors.)
6 rounds—all students get to play all rounds.
Elementary students K-6 will be grouped by grade.
Jr. High students will be grouped together into one section.
High School students will be grouped together into one section.
9th grade will join either Jr. High or High School based on numbers.
Rounds are up to 50 minutes each (i.e. approximately 25 minutes per player). High School will play 5-6 rounds up to 60 minutes each.
Plan on students finishing last round between 12:30 pm and 3:00 pm.
Trophies will be awarded for 1 st -7 th place per section, and for top 3 elementary schools and top 2 secondary schools. All other players will receive a medal.
Tie breaks will be decided by the computer.
Information available for those interested in starting a chess club.
Lunch will be available for purchase: pizza, snacks, etc.
Chess sets and such available for purchase. Cash or check.
How to register:
Register and pay online starting in February—go to nebo.revtrak.net and click on “Nebo District Programs.” Cost is $8.00 if you register and pay by Feb 11, or $15 thereafter.
Registrations accepted only through Thursday, Feb 23—no registration or payment accepted at the door.
Student must be in Nebo School District boundaries, whether attending public, charter, or home school.
Supervision of children is the responsibility of the parents. Parents and other spectators may not interact with players while they are competing.