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Annual Scrabble Tournament

Friends of the Library are holding a Scrabble Tournament. Entry Fee of $5.00 includes Lunch and Scrabble challenge. $5.00 Entry Fee is non-refundable, made out to Friends of the library. Lunch provided. Fee due with Registration form by February 6th. Fun and Friendly Competition open to ages 12 and up. Start time is 10am sharp game two 12:40pm. Please submit fee and registration at library desk.
  • Annual Scrabble Tournament
  • 2013-02-09T10:00:00-05:00
  • 2013-02-09T15:00:00-05:00
  • Friends of the Library are holding a Scrabble Tournament. Entry Fee of $5.00 includes Lunch and Scrabble challenge. $5.00 Entry Fee is non-refundable, made out to Friends of the library. Lunch provided. Fee due with Registration form by February 6th. Fun and Friendly Competition open to ages 12 and up. Start time is 10am sharp game two 12:40pm. Please submit fee and registration at library desk.
  • When Feb 09, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM (US/Eastern / UTC-500)
  • Where Cadillac Meeting Room
  • Contact Name Vicki Essenmacher
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For entry form see the Friends of the Library Newsletter.

     Games will consist of two players, mached by a drawing.
     Maximum game time is 2 hours.
     Two games will be played with different partners for each game.
     Both game scores will be added together and top three total scores will be the winner of $30,    $20, and $10 respectively.  In the event of a tie, manes will be drean for the winner.

Rules of Play

1.  Set up: draw for 1st play.  Player dreaing tile closest to "A" begins.  Blank tiles beats any letter.
2.  No diagonal words allowed.
3.  Complet your turn by counting, annoucing and recording score.  Both Players record both scores.  An official will total scores at the end of the game.
4.  Each player keeps seven letters on his rack, as long as there are enough left in the bag.
5.  No tile may be shifted or replaced after it ahs been played an scored.
6.  Blanks may be used as any letters.  When playing a black you must state which letter it represents.  It remains that letter for the rest of the game.
7.  You may use a turn to exchange all, some or none of your letters.  To do this, place your discarded letters face down, draw same number of letters from the pool, and then mix your discarded letters in the pool.  This ends your turn.
8.  4th Edition Scrabble Dictionary will be official dictionary of the day.
9.  Not allowed: Capitalized words, abbreveations, prefixes and suffixes stading alone, worlds requiring a hypen or an apostrophe.
10.  Any play may be challenged before the next player starts a turn.  If the pay challenged is unacceptable, the challenged player takes back his or her tiles, and loses that turn.  If the play challendged is acceptable, the challenger loses his or her niext turn.  All words made in one play are challendged simultaneously.  If any word is unacceptable, the entire play is unacceptable.  Only one turn is lost on any challenge.
11.  Game ends when all letters ahve been drawn and one player uses his or her last letter, or when all possible plays have been made or when 2 hr. limit has occurred.
12.  Letter and word premiums count only on the turn in which they are played.  On later turns, letters already played on premium squares count at face value.
13.  Bingo!  If you play a seven tiles on a turn, it is a Bingo.  You score a premium of 50 points after totaling your score for the turn.
14.  Un-played letters: When the game ends. each player's score is reduced by the sum of his or her unplyed letters,  In addition, if a player used all his or her letters, the sum of the other players' un-played letters is added to that player's score.

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