Welcome to Polk Scholastic Chess - Florida's largest scholastic chess tournament. We are getting ready for our second tournament (this Saturday, Nov 18, 2017).  We have closed registrations for our 2017-18 tournament season. The tournament venue will be the Bartow Civic Center (2250 S. Floral Ave, Bartow, FL 33830).

Note for Parents:

Check-in: Please try to check-in by 8:15 am so we can start our first tournament early. Check-in latest by 8:30 am at the registration desk, so that we can pairup your child in time. If a players are not checked-in by then, they may have to miss the first game.
Volunteer: We need parent volunteers at the front desk - please contact Ms. Arlene Gable for the same.
Food: There will be a few options for food at the tournament site, including Dairy Queen (Bartow), Drica's Favorite Coffee, Tam's Classic Catering and Sandwich Haven (Winter Haven). There are also few restaurants and fast food places within 10 minutes drive from the venue.
Chairs: Feel free to bring your chairs, tables and canopies.
Weather: Please check the weather reports and have your kids dressed appropriately.
Tweeter: Sign up if you haven't already for our Tweeter feeds @PolkChess for tournament announcements, rounds and updates.
Safety: Please help us to keep our kids safe, by supervising them and also help keep the Civic Center property safe. Students that are not properly supervised by you (all day) will not be allowed to compete in PSC tournaments or rounds.


Note for COACHES:

- All of the tournaments will be Game 30.
- Please complete your paperwork on the Coaches Corner so we can submit it to the school board.
- Login to Coaches Corner to print out the result slips for Guppy and Primary players.

Thank you for your continued support and participation.

Malay Shah
President, Polk Scholastic Chess

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