PALS October Chesstravaganza!

    * Three sections: K-2 (unrated), K-5 (unrated), and K-8 (USCF rated)
    * Great prizes including trophies and medals for ALL participants
    * Simultaneous exhibition with National Master Lior Lapid!
      Parents are welcome to team up with their children in this event.
      Anyone who defeats Lior will win a large personalized trophy!
    * Non-elimination, each participant plays all four rounds
    * Outdoor recreation between rounds including a GIANT Chess set,
       basketball court and soccer field

Date: Saturday, October 8th, 2022

Location:  Platte River Academy, 4085 Lark Sparrow St., Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

Sections:  K-2, K-5, and K-8. 

Please note that the K-8 section will be open to all participants, and all games in that section will be rated by the United States Chess Federation.

Schedule:  9:15 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.  Parents and kids should check-in between 8:15 - 8:45 a.m.  Round times:  9:15, 10:05, 10:55, and 12:30 (after the lunch break).  Awards ceremony at 1:45 p.m.

Lunch:  There will be a lunch break after round 3 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  You may go somewhere else for lunch with your child, and bring them back by 12:25, or your child may bring a packed lunch to the school and stay in the gym during the lunch break.

Entry Fee:  $25 for the unrated sections (K-2 and K-5), $30 for the rated section (K-8)

Prizes:  Trophies, and medals for all participants in all sections.  Unique prizes such as the Chess Queen Trophy awarded to the girl who scores the most points, the David vs Goliath trophy to the Kindergartener who scores the most points, medals for outstanding sportsmanship and outstanding games, and more!

Please register by Friday, October 7th

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