2018 Rookie Rally - 1/27

Starts: Jan 27, 2018 @ 9:15 AM

Where: Blossomwood Elementary, 1321 Woodmont Ave, Huntsville, AL 35801
Saturday, January 27, 2017.
 Open (K-12) Jr. High & High School, Elementary (K-6) Championship, Elementary (4-6) U500, Primary (K-3) Championship, Primary (K-3) Under 300. We will use your official published rating on the USCF webpage as of January 1st to determine eligibility to compete in any "under" section.
Round Times: 
9:30, 11:00, 12:45, 2:15, 3:30, Time Control: G/30, d5
Mandatory Players meeting:  9:15 a.m.

Memberships, Fees, And Deadlines

  • 5 round Swiss, USCF rated.  USCF membership is required for all sections, and must be obtained before registering for this tournament.  USCF membership can be obtained online at uschess.org or by mail using this form.
  • Entry Fee: $25 per individual. The registration fee has increased this year due to this being a team and individual tournament with a new K-3 Under 300 section.
  • Deadline to Register Online: Online entry by Wednesday January 24th, 2018. NO ONSITE REGISTRATION ON THE DAY OF THE TOURNAMENT.
  • Byes: You can modify your bye request online at any time. Once the tournament begins, please stop by the Tournament Director room to verify we have your bye requests recorded correctly.


This is an individual event, with secondary team prizes; team is four highest scorers. Teams may represent a school or home school only. Pairings will be "team blind."

Individual Awards: Trophies for top 10 individuals in K-3 Championship, K-3 U300, K-6 Championship, and 4th-6th U500 (this section only available for 4th-6th graders), and K-12 Open section.  Medals to all individuals whose score ties for a trophy place, but loses out on tie‐break.

Team Awards: Trophies for top 4 teams in K-3 U300, K-3 Championship, 4th-6th U500, and K-6 Championship sections.  Trophies for top 3 teams in K-12. 


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