The following message went out to our iContact list on 2014-05-29:
2014 National SCRABBLE® Championship Hotel Room Update
Three days remain, counting today, on NSC's entry fee discount
Dear NSC Players,
You have three more days, including today, to take advantage of the EF discount. The entry fee increases by $50 if you are not registered and paid by May 31.
Hotel room update
If you have not made your hotel reservations in Buffalo, please consider doing so right away. We have made arrangements with the following additional hotels. No commuter/facility fee will be charged if you book at any of these additional hotels.
- Holiday Inn — Buffalo 716-886-2121
- We have 50 rooms available at $129/night, plus tax — call and mention "National SCRABBLE Championship" for the group rate. Rate includes free parking, free WiFi throughout the entire hotel, shuttle service to and from the convention center (book in advance to guarantee availability), outdoor heated pool, and full-service restaurant open for breakfast and dinner. A cancellation penalty applies after 7/14/2014. You must book by 7/15/2014.
- Best Western 888-868-3033
- $129/night, plus tax — call and mention "National SCRABBLE Championship" for the group rate.
- Hampton Inn — Downtown 716-855-2223
- $159/night, plus tax — call and mention "National SCRABBLE Championship" for group rate. Rate includes free parking, free breakfast and free Internet.
- Courtyard by Marriott 716-840-9566
- $159/night, plus tax — call and mention "National SCRABBLE Championship" for group rate. 15 kings and 5 queen two-bed rooms in room block. Rate includes free Internet, but parking is $12/night. This hotel property is only two weeks old, so if "new" appeals to you, this is a good choice.
- Hyatt Buffalo — **SOLD OUT**
Email us if you would like to be added to the waiting list. firstname.lastname@example.org
3 days remaining on EF discount
Again, the entry fee for the NSC increases by $50 if paid after May 31.