2022 Rookie Rally - 2/5

Starts: Feb 5, 2022 @ 9:00 AM

ROOKIE RALLY - February 5, 2022

Sponsored by State Senator Tom Butler

Where: Mill Creek Elementary, 847 Mill Road, Madison, AL 35758
When: Saturday, February 5, 2022.
Sections: Rated Sections Only:  K-3 U300; K-3 Championship; K-5 Championship; K-8 Jr High; K-12 Open (Your official published rating as of Jan. 19th 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.

Note:  Unrated players can register to play in Rookie Rally with a USCF membership and will receive their first rating after the tournament report is filed with the USCF. If you are in grades K-3, and this is your first rated tournament, you should register for the K-3 U300 section.


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 https://new.uschess.org/become-member .

  • Entry Fee: $25 per individual (because this is an individual and team event, the registration fee is the same for all individuals)

  • Deadline: Online entry by Wednesday February 2, 2022. 

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


This is an individual event, with secondary team prizes; team is four highest scorers. Teams may represent a school only. Pairings will attempt to avoid same team pairings in the first two rounds.

Individual Awards: Trophies for top 10 individuals in K-3 U300, K-3 Championship, K-5 Championship, K-8 Jr High. Top 5 individuals in K-12 Open.  Medals to all individuals whose score ties for a trophy place, but loses out on tiebreak.

Team Awards: Trophies for top 5 teams in K-3 U300, K-3 Championship, and K-5 Championship sections. Top 2 teams in K-8 Jr High and Top 2 teams in K-12 Open sections.

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