2014 North Florida Regional
organized by the Florida Scholastic Chess League and sanctioned by the Florida Chess Association
Friday-Sunday, February 7th-9th, 2014
at the Tampa Airport Westshore Hilton
An Official Qualifier for the 2014 Florida Scholastic State Chess Championships:
Top 10 individuals and Top 5 teams in each section of the North Florida Regional will qualify for the Scholastic State Championships, to be held March 14th-16th in Orlando, FL.
Side events (on-site registration only):
Blitz tourney, Feb 7th at 7:30pm
Bughouse tourney, Feb 8th at 7:00pm
Sections: K-1, K-3, K-5, K-8, and K-12
6 rounds, Swiss system
Rounds 1-2 are Game in 45 minutes with 5 second delay; Rounds 3-6 are Game in 60 minutes with 5 second delay.
USCF membership is required for all players. FSCL membership is required for all team awards.
Team score will equal the total of the top four individual scores (minimum of two).
Trophies to the top 10 individuals and top 5 teams in each section
A single ½ point bye is available for any one round in rounds 1-5. No ½ point bye will be given for round 6.
The entry fee is $40 per participant if received by January 31st. Thereafter the entry fee is $50.
There are 3 ways to register:
1) Online at http://onlineregistration.cc (search for “North Florida Regional”)
2) Through the mail using the following form: Click here to view.
3) On-site during the times listed below in the Tournament Schedule
Tampa Airport Westshore Hilton, 2225 N Lois Ave, Tampa, FL, 33607. Reservations: (813) 877-6688 or (800) 445-8667. Rate: $111, ask for “Chess Championship.”
Friday, Feb 7th
On-site registration 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Blitz registration 6:00pm to 7:15pm
Blitz tournament 7:30pm
Saturday, Feb 8th
On-site registration 8:00am to 9:30am
Opening remarks 9:45am
Round 1 10:00am (Game/45)
Round 2 12:00pm (Game/45)
Round 3 2:00pm (Game/60)
Round 4 4:30pm (Game/60)
Bughouse registration 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Bughouse tournament 7:00pm
Sunday, Feb 9th
Round 5 9:00am (Game/60)
Round 6 11:30am (Game/60)
Awards ceremony 2:00pm