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The 4th NORTHERN SCRABBLE® CHAMPIONSHIP will take place at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale in Mississauga from July 15-17, 2016. Here is preliminary information about the 8-game Northern Aurora (July 15th), 4-game Northern Nights (July 15 and 16th), 15-game Northern Championship (July 15-17th). Check here later as more details become available.


Schedule
Events, Divisions and Fees
Location and Hotel
Registration


Schedule

Friday, July 15 Aurora, Night One
8:30am Check-in begins
8:50am Announcements
9:00am Aurora R1-4
1:00pm Lunch break
2:00pm Aurora R5-8
6:00pm Aurora Prizes
7:30pm Night One
Saturday, July 16 Championship, Night Two
8:30am Check-in begins
8:50am Announcements
9:00am Championship R1-3
12:00pm Lunch break
1:15pm Championship R4-8
7:30pm Night Two
Sunday, July 17 Championship
9:00am Championship R9-11
12:00pm Lunch break
1:15pm Championship R12-15
6:00pm Championship Prizes

Events, Divisions and Fees

Division structure will be determined based on registration. All events will be rated by NASPA and offer both Collins and TWL divisions if there is sufficient interest. Aurora and Championship Collins divisions will also be rated by WESPA.

Players are welcome to attend a meeting of the Mississauga SCRABBLE® Club on Thursday evening.

Aurora
8 games Friday $30 OWL CSW

Championship
15 games Saturday-Sunday $60 OWL CSW

Night One
4 games Friday evening $20 OWL CSW
Clocks set at 20 minutes per player.

Night Two
4 games Saturday evening $20 OWL CSW
Clocks set at 20 minutes per player.

Location and Hotel

Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale
6750 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, ON


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This hotel is located right off of Highway 401. The hotel is a 15-minute drive from the airport. Let us know if you would like a lift to or from the airport and we will try to make arrangements for you.

The tentative playing room for the tournament within the hotel is Club Studio 3. Ask hotel staff if you need assistance finding the playing room.

Parking will be FREE during the tournament weekend. The west (left) entrance is closest to the playing area.

In partnership with TFcon, the hotel is able to offer a special room rate of only $109+tax. For more info or to book a room, click here. For information on promotional airfare discounts, click here.

Registration

To register, email info@mississaugascrabble.com stating:

-Your name and telephone contact information
-Which event(s) you wish to play in (Aurora, Night One, Light or Championship, Night Two)
-Which lexicon, OWL or Collins. (Collins divisions will play with 5-point-per-word challenge penalty)

Registration emails received after July 9, 2016 will be subject to a $10 late registration fee. Upon receipt of your registration email, our Cross-Tables entrants list will be updated with your name. Please check that your name has been added. Entry fees will be accepted in cash (Canadian or US funds) only during the check-in period (see schedule above). Players who register but arrive late may be unregistered unless we are notified. Format, fees, divisions and schedules may be subject to change and are affected by registration numbers. All players must be active NASPA members.

For any inquiries, email info@mississaugascrabble.com.