Toronto 2016

Here is all the information about our upcoming tournament for schools in the Toronto area! Or you can read the printable info flyer HERE.

Breakdown
Format
Lunch
Schedule
Prizes
Registration


Breakdown

EVENT

GRADES

LOCATION

DATE

West Qualifier
(for schools west of Yonge)
5-6
7-8
Swansea P.S.
207 Windermere Ave., Toronto (west of High Park) [View Map]
Thursday, March 3rd
9:30am check-in
West Juniors
(for schools west of Yonge)
4
East Qualifier
(for schools east of Yonge)
5-6
7-8
Bowmore P.S.
80 Bowmore Road, Toronto [View Map]
Tuesday, March 8th
9:30am check-in
East Juniors
(for schools east of Yonge)
4
City Championship
(for teams that have advanced from a regional qualifier above)

5-8

Bayview Glen School
85 Moatfield Drive, Toronto [View Map]
Wednesday, March 30th
9:30am check-in
High School Tournament 9-12

 

Format

The events will have a similar format to tournaments from previous years with the emphasis on friendly rivalry. There will be a variety of prizes for being a good sport, theme words, and participation. The top ten pairs from the East and West Qualifiers will advance to the City Championship on March 30th.
The winning team from our City Championship (Grades 5-8) will be awarded free admission to the
2016 North American School SCRABBLE® Championship on April 9th to 10th in Providence, RI.

East and West Qualifiers and Juniors
Results: East, West
3 rounds
2 on 2
25 minutes total for each team
Divisions are arranged by grades: 5-6, 7-8
Grade fours will play with other grade fours in the Junior tournaments.
Division structure is subject to change based on number of players.

The top 10 pairs from each region in grades 5-8 advance to the City Championship on March 30th.

City Championship
4 rounds
2 on 2
25 minutes total for each team
Division structure to be determined

High School Tournament

NEW this year, the High School Tournament will be played one-on-one. Otherwise the same rules apply.
4 rounds
1 on 1
25 minutes total for each player
Division structure to be determined

Please review the School Scrabble® Rules Quick Reference here. Right-click on the link and choose Save As.

Lunch

Students and teachers should pack a lunch and snacks. Please note the lunch time in the schedule below. We recommend students bring a snack as well.

Schedule

 

Regional Qualifiers and Juniors City Championship and High School
9:30am Check-in and Announcements 9:30am Check-in and Announcements
10:00am Games begin: Round 1 10:00am Games begin: Round 1
11am Round 2 11am Round 2
12pm Lunch 12pm Round 3
12:30pm Round 3 12:50pm Lunch
1:30pm Awards Presented 1:20pm Round 4
2:00pm Exit 2:15pm Awards Presented
2:45pm Exit

 

Prizes

The winning team in the City Championship from Grades 5-8 will receive free admission to the North American School SCRABBLE® Championship, which will take place April 9-10, 2016, at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachussetts! Numerous other prizes will be awarded for sportsmanship, high plays and theme words, and participation.

Registration

To register, please download the registration form HERE. Right-click on the link and choose Save As. The registration deadline is February 29, 2016. The form explains how to submit your registration and entry fees (only $5 per student). Note: You can fill in the form electronically in the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader via Edit PDF –> Fill & Sign.

In order to continue to grow the local competitive SCRABBLE® scene, members of the media are invited to visit the events. Therefore, all players must also present a completed Student Media Release Consent form. Copies of existing TDSB forms may be used or you may download a form HERE. This form can be submitted to us at info@schoolscrabble.ca or presented on the day of the tournament.

If you have further questions, please contact info@schoolscrabble.ca.