2023 LAKE GEORGE SCRABBLE TOURNAMENT
15 Game Main Event
7 Game Early Bird 1
5 Game Early Bird 2
Sing your heart out!
Free to participate!
Hosted by Matthew O'Connor
Free to play!
Board Game Night
Bring your favorite game
Assemble your own group or show up and play with others!
Main Event: NWL & CSW
15 games | Oct 13-15
$135 USD ($185 CDN)
CSW also WESPA rated
Early Bird 1: NWL & CSW
7 games | Oct 12
$25 USD ($40 CDN)
Early Bird 2: NWL & CSW
5 games | Oct 13
$25 USD ($40 CDN)
Scroll to bottom of page for full schedule
Surfside on the Lake
400 Canada St, Lake George NY 12845
There are five room rates available (all USD):
North Wing $89/night
Premier Rooms $99/night
Premier Suites $145/night
Superior Lakefront Suites $159/night
See rooms here
Rates are for 2 people, additional guest pays $15/night
Call the hotel to make a reservation: 800-342-9795. Mention “Scrabble Tournament.” Rate available Wed Oct 11 - Mon Oct 16.
Deadline to book is October 5, 2023 (contact Josh or Kieran after this date)
Commuter fee: All players not staying at the hotel as part of the Scrabble room block pay an additional $25 US per player ($40 CDN).
Cancellations: No cancellation penalty until 3 days before your scheduled arrival day. Within that 3 day period, if the guest cancels, they will be charged for 1 night (the deposit taken at the time of booking). If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Josh and Kieran.
Tournament room will be in the “Premier” building, we suggest you stay there, but all buildings are close to game room
Breakfast buffet for Scrabble players: $TBD (includes tax/tip). Available Friday, Saturday & Sunday. 7:30AM-11AM
Parking is no cost for players
Free WiFi in guest rooms and playing room
All rooms have mini-fridge, coffee maker, microwave
Check-in 7:30 AM-1:00 AM
EV charging (free)
Vaccinations are recommended for all players
Masks are optional at this tournament
Due to the nature of in person Scrabble, players may sit 4 to a table
Swiss/COP pairings. Division size are set at 26, smaller divisions may be merged. See cross-tables.com for current division sizes.
Please bring a board, clock and tiles to the tournament
We request that players continue to pay in advance as it makes it easier for us to run this large tournament
In addition to place prizes, performance-based prizes will be given in all divisions
Prizes paid in $USD. Prize payouts $100 USD or over will be paid electronically or by check
Directors may alter tournament structure in best interest of the event, including spread Gibsonization
Thursday Oct 12
11:30 AM - 3:15 PM Early Bird 1 Rounds 1-4, followed by short break
3:45 PM - 6:45 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 Oct 13
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM Early Bird 2 Rounds 1-5
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM Main Event Rounds 1-3
Saturday Oct 14
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM Main Event Rounds 4-7
2:45 PM - 6:30 PM Main Event Rounds 8-11
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM Team Trivia. (9PM-10PM) Participation is free. Teams up to 5 players
Karaoke Party (10PM-12AM). Participation is free
Sunday Oct 15
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM Main Event Rounds 12-15 (no lunch break), prize ceremony follows