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Georgia K-8 Team State Championship 2014 (Rated)

  • March 23, 2014
  • 10:00 AM
  • Marriott Atlanta Perimeter Center; 246 Perimeter Center Pkwy, NE; Atlanta, GA 30346

Registration

  • Coaches/ Team Parent: Use this form to register and pay for multiple players on the same team.

*registration is closed. at this time all invitees accepted the invitation and have registered their teams.  alternates will be notified asap if there is a team cancellation*


2014 K-8 Scholastic Team State Championship

by Invitation Only 

 please read thoroughly

This Tournament Is RATED, every player must have a USCF membership to compete in this event.

Please do not begin registration until you have the following information for each player:
first & last name, grade, uscf id & expiration date

The annual GCA sponsored state championship event is open to public, private or home schooled teams that have qualified through the State Qualifier, or through qualifying competitions in other areas of Georgia.

State Championship titles will be awarded in four sections:

  • K-1 (Preprimary)
  • K-3 (Primary)
  • K-5 (Elementary)
  • 6-8 (Middle School)

Format: Game/25 minutes with a five second delay for all sections. Five-player ordered board format with Swiss System pairings will be used in all rounds in all sections. In determining standings at the end of the tournament the primary factor will be the number of match wins.

Entry fee: $95 per invited team, which must be paid online. This is waived for teams from outside the metro-Atlanta region.

Registration and payment deadline is Friday, March 14, 2014. This deadline is firm. No on-site registration. Any team which has not registered by the deadline may be replaced by an alternate team.

Rounds: 10:00-11:30-1:00-2:30-4:00.

Awards ceremony ASAP after completion of fifth round.

Team Roster: A school team can consist of 5 to 7 full time students, although only 5 can play in any one round. All these players must be ranked on the registration form in order of playing strength. This ranking will remain constant throughout the entire tournament, and will strictly govern which board position the player is assigned in a given round.


Sets and boards supplied. Please bring clocks. This is a rated tournament requiring USCF membership for all players and alternates.

Please refer to “Guidelines for Coaches” and “Team Rules Summary” for more information pertaining to this state scholastic team tournament. 


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