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The 1st Annual
Green Mountain Challenge Scrabble® Tournament
10-12 November 2006
The Inn at Essex - "Vermont's Culinary Resort"
70 Essex Way, Essex, Vermont 05452

1600 and up
999 and below

November 1, 2006 ratings list will be used to seed divisions, though most current rating, if available, may be used.
Players within 100 pts of division cutoffs may play up upon request, and at director's discretion.

Sherrie Saint John, 978.526.7876,
Jane Whitmore, 802.862.7558,

Kevin Colosa, 802.748.4669,

Early Bird: 5-game, fully-rated, Round-Robin or Modified Swiss pairings.
Divisions, pairings, and prizes will depend on number of entries.
Standings will be based on calculated wins & spreads.
Main Event: 15 rated games, computer paired with John Chew's TSH program, Mod. Fontes Swiss style.
Standings will be based on calculated wins & spreads.

12:00 noon Early Bird registration, followed by 5 rounds.
  7:00 pm Registration for the Main Event.
  8:00 pm* Rounds 1, 2, and 3.
  9:00 am* Rounds 4, 5, and 6.
  12 noon Lunch on your own.
  1:30 pm* Games 7 and 8.
  3:30 pm* Surprise break.
  4:00 pm* Games 9 and 10.
  7:00 p.m. Dinner prepared by The New England Culinary Institute.
  9:00 pm* Outside bonfire (weather permitting).
  9:00 am* Rounds 11, 12, 13, and 14.
  1:00 pm* Short break (get snack).
  1:30 pm* Round 15.
  3:00 pm* Awards ceremony (may be earlier).
*Clocks may be started to keep the tournament running on time, please be prompt

Reserve room directly with The Inn at Essex. Ask for the SCRABBLE rate.
toll free: 800.727.4295    
The Inn At Essex Burlington Web Site

Package includes 2 nights, plus Saturday dinner, all taxes and gratuities.
Single $248.00, Double $140.00 pp, Triple $112.00 pp, and Quad $97.00 pp
The Inn guarantees room rate/availability only until October 27, 2006.
Reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card. Credit card must be presented at check-in.
Persons with a guaranteed reservation who do not show will be charged one night's room rate plus tax.

Those wishing to stay at the Inn on Thursday or Sunday nights can do so at the special rate of $99 plus tax per night.

Click on the entry form link below, print out & complete form, and mail with
check/money order for all applicable fees in US funds by November 1, 2006, to:
Kevin Colosa, PO Box 4263, St Johnsbury, VT 05819.


Click here.

Reminder: Please bring deluxe boards, timers, and Protiles.

The Inn at Essex has two excellent restaurants on site (Butler's and The Tavern).

Accessible to the disabled.

Hotel Registrations Include
  • Complimentary airport transportation from 7:00 am - 11:00 pm based on availability and prior registration.
  • Complimentary transportation to Essex Shoppes & Cinema - based on availability (also within walking distance)
  • Complimentary high speed Internet access
  • Use of fitness center, as well as free passes to Racquet's Edge Sports Center

    Optional Culinary Event for Hotel Guests
    Customized Dining with Your Own Personal Chef!

    The Chef's Kitchen provides an unmatched culinary experience for two to ten people in the beautiful Dacor Culinary Theatre, on Friday evening, November 10, 2006. A special rate of $90 per person plus tax is available to Green Mountain Challenge Scrabble Tournament attendees.

    Click here or call 800-727-4295 for more information or to register for this very special event. Due to the size of the space, this event is limited to ten people.

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