Scrabble Tournament

  • 23 Game Main Event

  • 7 Game Early Bird 1

  • 5 Game Early Bird 2

Karaoke Party

  • Hosted by Heidi Robertson

  • Sing your heart out!

  • Free to participate!

Team Trivia

  • Hosted by Matthew O'Connor

  • Free to play!

  • Cash prizes!

Main Event: NWL & CSW

23 games | Feb 17-20

$170 CDN ($145 USD)

CSW also WESPA rated

Early Bird 1: NWL & CSW

7 games | Feb 16

$30 CDN ($25 USD)

Early Bird 2: NWL & CSW

5 games | Feb 17

$30 CDN ($25 USD)


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Four Points by Sheraton Kingston

285 King Street East, Kingston, ON, K7L 3B1

Hotel Information

  • Room rate $132/night + taxes CDN (approx. $107 USD)

  • Book online: booking link Map to hotel

  • Book by phone: (888) 236-2427

  • Mention 'Scrabble Tournament'

  • Deadline to book is February 14, 2023 (contact Josh or Kieran after this date)

  • Commuter fee (if not staying at hotel): $30 CDN ($25 US)

Hotel Amenities

  • Parking is no cost for players

  • Free WiFi in guest and playing room

  • All rooms have mini-fridge, coffee maker, microwave

  • In-hotel restaurant/bar

  • Pet friendly (contact hotel for details)

  • You may cancel your room booking, with no penalty, up until 4PM, two days before the first night of your reservation.

COVID-19 Information

  • NEW: Masks are now optional for players in the playing room, common areas, and social events

  • Anyone at this tournament must be fully vaccinated and provide proof in advance to complete registration

  • Due to the nature of in person Scrabble play, 6 feet of distancing is not possible. Players sit 4 to a table.

  • Due to the changing nature of the pandemic, players should plan for last minute changes, including cancellation

Tournament Information

  • Commuter fee per person (if not staying at the tournament hotel and within the room block) for main event: $30 CDN ($25 US)

  • Swiss/Performance pairings. Division size TBD, smaller divisions may be merged

  • In addition to place prizes, performance-based prizes will be given in all divisions

  • NEW: Prizes paid in $CDN. Prize payouts over $100 CDN will be paid electronically or by cheque

  • Directors may alter tournament structure in best interest of the event, including spread Gibsonization

Tournament Schedule

Thursday Feb 16

11:30 AM - 3:15 PM Early Bird 1 Rounds 1-4, followed by time to check-in / break

4:15 PM - 7:00 PM Early Bird 1 Rounds 5-7

8:00 PM - 12:00 AM Board game night. Bring a game or show up and play with others


Friday Feb 17

11:30 AM - 4:30 PM Early Bird 2 Rounds 1-5

7:30 PM - 10:30 PM Main Event Rounds 1-3


Saturday Feb 18

9:15 AM - 1:15 PM Main Event Rounds 4-7

2:30 PM - 6:30 PM Main Event Rounds 8-11

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM Karaoke Party in game room. Participation is free


Sunday Feb 19

9:15 AM - 1:15 PM Main Event Rounds 12-15

2:30 PM - 6:30 PM Main Event Rounds 16-19

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM Team Trivia. Participation is free


Monday Feb 20

9:15 AM - 1:15 PM Main Event Rounds 20-23 (no lunch break)

7:00 PM - 12:00 AM Hang out with Josh and Kieran in game room. Play a game or watch Star Trek.