Omaha’s River City Wrangle Plan now to attend the 2011 River City Wrangle SCRABBLE Tournament located in the heart of Omaha in the newly developed Aksarben Village. This tournament is sanctioned by the North American SCRABBLE Players Association (NASPA). A generous prize fund, small divisions, and an outstanding venue make this a tournament you can’t miss. Space is limited. Please register early. Tournament Details Date: Saturday, July 9th – Sunday, July 10th, 2011 Time: Check in at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. Play begins at 9:00 a.m. Saturday (eight games) and 9:00 a.m. Sunday (five games) Location: Courtyard by Marriott Aksarben Village, 1625 South 67th Street, Omaha, NE 68106 Entry fee: $65 (includes Saturday lunch, snacks, and beverages) Divisions: Four divisions consisting of 14 players Format: 13 games, full round robin. King of the hill may be used if divisions other than 14 are needed due to registration. Entry deadline: Due to space considerations, entry will be limited to 56 players. When we reach capacity, an announcement will be placed on cross-tables. Tournament updates will be posted on the Omaha Scrabble Club website: http://sites.google.com/site/ralstonscrabbleclub/ The City The River City Wrangle will be held in the Aksarben Village area which features shopping, restaurants, a newly opened movie theatre and entertainment. Stinson Park is within walking distance of the hotel and hosts free concerts during the summer. There are many exciting spots to visit in the Omaha area including the Old Market, Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, Henry Doorly Zoo, Boys Town, Strategic Air and Space Museum, and Lauritzen Gardens. The Venue The newly opened Courtyard by Marriott is offering a special rate of $89 for tournament participants. Room choices include either two queen beds (use group code: STESTEB) or one king bed with sofa sleeper (use group code: STESTEA). The hotel amenities include an indoor swim pool/whirlpool, exercise room, and outdoor courtyard with fire pit. The hotel’s Bistro Cafe serves breakfast (including Starbucks) in the morning and reopens in the evening for dinner and drinks with a full bar. For details on the hotel or to reserve a room, visit the hotel website using the link below. http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/omawt-courtyard-omaha-aksarben-village/ You may also call the hotel directly to reserve a room. Be sure to request the Omaha Scrabble Tournament rate. Phone number is 1-402-951-4300. Questions? Phone Kirk Troutman at 402-216-5571 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org ------------------------------------------------------------------- First name ______________________ Last name _________________________________________ Home phone: ____________________________ Cell phone: ________________________________ Address:________________________________City:___________________State_____Zip________ E-mail (needed for event updates) ______________________________________________________ NASPA Member No._____________________________________ Rating___________________ Please confirm you’re bringing □Deluxe Set/Pro-Tiles □Scrabble timer Make check payable to: Kirk Troutman with River City Wrangle in memo line. Please send this form with payment to: Kirk Troutman 6702 South 83rd Avenue Ralston, NE 68127 Tournament registration will close June 30 or whenever capacity is reached.