CNSC 2005 Schedule

The Canadian Championship runs from Thursday, June 9th to Saturday, June 11th, 2005. Except for the Wednesday night meeting of the Toronto Scrabble Club and the Sunday Late Bird tournament, all events take place at the Great Hall at Queen and Dovercourt. Within the Great Hall, we will be using two rooms: the Hall itself for playing the preliminary rounds and watching the finals, and the smaller Conversations Room for registration, breakfast, coffee breaks, and the reception.

Wednesday, June 8 14:00-18:00 Setup. Staff only. Times may be adjusted slightly depending on who is available to help.
19:00-22:45 Special session of Toronto Scrabble Club, Earl Bales Community Centre.
Thursday, June 9
08:00-08:30 Daily setup.
08:30-09:15 (Conversations Room) Registration. Coffee, croissants and muffins.
09:15-09:30 (Great Hall) Welcome. Announcements.
09:30-12:30 (Great Hall) Rounds 1, 2, 3.
12:30-13:45 Lunch (not provided).
13:45-15:45 (Great Hall) Rounds 4, 5.
15:45-16:00 (Conversations Room) Coffee break.
16:00-18:00 (Great Hall) Rounds 6, 7.
18:00-19:00 (Conversations Room) Reception.
19:00-22:00 (Great Hall) After hours and exhibition play, cohosted with the Mississauga Scrabble Club (NSA Club #422).
Friday, June 10
08:00-08:30 Daily setup.
08:30-08:55 (Conversations Room) Coffee, croissants and muffins.
08:55-09:00 (Great Hall) Announcements.
09:00-12:00 (Great Hall) Rounds 8, 9, 10.
12:00-13:15 Lunch (not provided).
13:15-16:15 (Great Hall) Rounds 11, 12, 13.
16:15-16:45 (Conversations Room) Coffee break.
16:45-18:45 (Great Hall) Rounds 14, 15.
Saturday, June 11
08:00-08:30 Daily setup.
08:30-08:55 (Conversations Room) Coffee, croissants and muffins.
08:55-09:00 (Great Hall) Announcements.
09:00-12:15 (Great Hall) Rounds 16, 17, 18.
12:15-13:45 (Conversations Room) Lunch (provided for staff and finalists).
13:45-16:45 (Great Hall) Finals Rounds 1, 2, 3. Finalists will be sequestered and all moves will be transmitted to the big board in the Great Hall, hosted by Robin Pollock Daniel.
16:45-17:00 (Conversations Room) Coffee break (if winner not yet decided, times approximate).
17:00-19:00 (Great Hall) Finals Rounds 4, 5 (if necessary, times approximate).
19:00-19:30 (Great Hall) Prize Ceremony, end of tournament (times approximate)
19:30-21:30 Scramble in the City: an anagrammatical race to a party (times approximate).
20:00-23:00 Wrap party at Ben Wicks Pub with the Fern Lindzon Trio, sign up on Thursday
19:30-21:00 Teardown (staff only, times approximate)
Sunday, June 12 08:30-09:00 Late Bird registration. Port Credit Arena, 40 Stavebank Road, Mississauga.
09:00-12:00 Late Bird Rounds 1-3.
12:00-13:00 Lunch (not provided).
13:00-17:00 Late Bird Rounds 4-7.
17:00-17:30 Late Bird Prize Ceremony.