5 Round Swiss (No elimination) NWSRS rated
4 sections divided by grade. K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8
Time controls are G/25 w 5 second delay. Only Middle school students are required to notate and use a clock.
There will be 8 placement trophies (1st-8th place) and 5 placement trophies for the 6-8 grade section. Every K-1 player and every first time tournament player who completes all five rounds will receive a trophy or medal. Medals also provided to those that score 3 points or more and do not receive a placement trophy. Team awards to the top three elementary schools
Tie-breaks for trophies will be done using MCO tie-breaks
There will be a El Tapatio food truck at the event for lunch purchases and a concession stand that will be selling donuts, coffee, and snacks.