5 Round Swiss
5 Sections (K-6 Championship, K-5 Championship, K-5 Reserve (U300), K-3 Championship, K-3 Reserve (U150)) - Average Team Rating Calculator: http://18.104.22.168/webzine/ratingcalculator.htm
USCF and MCA Memberships Required
Eligibility Requirement for Scholastic Team Tournaments:
1. Each team is composed of 3-5 players who are full-time students at the SAME school building each day. The school building is a public, private, or charter school. A building may enter as many teams as they choose.
2. Home-schooled and part-time students will be permitted to join these teams on a case by case basis after meeting the following requirements.
a. There will not be more than 1 home-schooled or part-time student per team.
b. The building principal will write a letter of support for each student that is e-mailed to the tournament director at least two weeks prior to the event in question.
c. The student in question can only represent one school building during each academic year.
d. The student in question must reside within the residential boundaries required for attendance at the school building in question.
9am - 11am - 1pm - 3pm - 5pm
$16 Advance by 1/30/2017 (All players must be registered by this date to allow for processing).
All mailed entries must be postmarked by 1/27/2017
NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION FOR ALL SECTIONS.
Online registration: http://www.onlineregistration.cc (Preferred Method)
If an invoice is needed for school payment, please contact the TD by 1/23/2017 to allow time for processing.
Online registration: http://www.onlineregistration.cc
Do not send cash. Make all checks or money orders payable to Michigan Chess Association
Players are registered individually. When registering online, register players by school (not by team). Coaches will submit Team Rosters by Wednesday before event. $10 Processing Fee per Team for Roster / Section changes after that Wednesday. Rosters will be posted on the MCA website (www.michess.org) under respective “Team” areas. Coaches should confirm Rosters in Advance.
Teams must be paid in advance and will be paired for round 1. No need to check in. Coaches/Parents should inform TD before 8:15 if one of their players will not be present. Processing Fee of $3 deducted for withdrawn entries. No refunds will be given for anyone who is paired for the first round. Coaches should email the TD their club rosters in the week before the tournament.
Championship Sections: Top 10 teams + all at 3.5 points
Reserve Section: Top 7 teams + all at 3.5 points
Both Sections: Board Prize Medals: Gold 5 pts, Silver 4-4.5 pts, Bronze 3.5 pts
P.O. Box 40, Flint, MI 48501