2019 Rookie Rally - 1/26

Starts: Jan 26, 2019

Rookie Rally 2019 Information

Where: Blossomwood Elementary School; 1321 Woodmont Avenue; Huntsville, AL 35801

When: Saturday, January 26, 2019.

Sections: Rated Sections Only:  K-3 U300; K-3 Championship; 4th-6th U500; K-6 Championship;  K-12 Open (Your official published rating as of January 1st will be used to assign sections.)

Round Times:  9:30, 11:00, 12:30, 2:00, 3:30     Time Control: Game 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 (because this is an individual and team event, the registration fee has increased this year for all individuals)

No Onsite Registration.  No refunds after you have been paired.       

Deadline: Online entry by Wednesday January 23, 2019



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

Individual Awards: Trophies for top 10 individuals in K-3 U300, K-3 Championship, 4th-6th U500; K-6 Championship; Top 5 individuals in K-12 Open.  Medals to all individuals whose score ties for a trophy place, but loses out on tiebreak.

1st place winners in the Individual K-3 Championship, K-6 Championship, and K-12 Open sections will also receive a free one-year subscription to Chessable.com!

Team Awards: Trophies for top 4 teams in K-3 U300, K-3 Championship, 4th-6th U500; K-6 Championship. Top 3 teams in K-12 Open section.

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