We got this awhile ago from James River Writers, but the date is quickly is approaching so it’s time to tell you about it… SCRABBULOUS is coming to Richmond on February 7th!!!!! Here’s the release for your perusal: Richmond, VA — James River Writers announces the first and only… SCRABBULOUS A fun Scrabble tournament to […]
We got this awhile ago from James River Writers, but the date is quickly is approaching so it’s time to tell you about it…
SCRABBULOUS is coming to Richmond on February 7th!!!!!
Here’s the release for your perusal:
Richmond, VA — James River Writers announces the first and only…
A fun Scrabble tournament to benefit James River Writers literary programs
Saturday, February 7, 2009
Aurora Café & Lounge
401 East Grace Street
$15.00 advance registration: JamesRiverWriters.com
$20.00 at the door
Spectators only: $3 at the door
All registrants are guaranteed to play three 45-minute matches. Aggregate score for the three games determines your ranking. Top scoring reader will face-off against the top-scoring writer in a Championship match played on the new Scrabble Diamond Anniversary Edition board. The final game will be projected onto the wall for all to observe.
12 noon-1:00 Sign-in. Lunch.
1:00-1:15 Opening remarks & tournament rules
1:15-2:00 Round 1
2:15-3:00 Round 2
3:15-4:00 Round 3
Grand Prize: Winner’s choice of the new Scrabble Diamond Anniversary Board, or the Deluxe Wooden Version. Additional prizes will be awarded for longest word and coolest word. Prizes include tickets to JRW programs and the Richmond Symphony Masterworks Series, author-signed books, and Aurora gift certificates.
Players will compete against local readers and writers, including:
skirt! Richmond editor Constance Costas
Freelance writer Lee Gimpel, JRW Co-Chair 2009
Journalist and author Phaedra Hise
Award-winning Richmond writer Dean King
Washingtonian’s James Beard Award-winning food editor Todd Kliman
Novelist and short-story writer Virginia Pye, JRW Co-Chair 2009
Bestselling Richmond author David L. Robbins
Author of The Modern Gentleman Jason Tesauro
Actor, writer, and voiceover artist Irene Ziegler
Complimentary baked treats by Aurora. Lunch and drinks will be available for purchase. Parking is FREE in Richmond on Saturdays!
And thus ends our nerding out for the day. But seriously, guys. Only $3 to go watch! I’m in.