Franklin Academy Sunrise
Please note: Registration closes at 12 noon on January 21. No at the door registration.
Covid Protocols Note: This event has limited seating and requires wearing masks while indoors.
Open to Aspiring Chess Players in grades K to 12 and limited to the first 80 entries, this fun chess tournament offers trophies to the top performers (up to 10 places per section - 20 total, based upon registration; trophies to players must have a minimum score 2.5 or higher out of 4 rounds). There will also be 2 team trophies: 1 for the top elementary team and 1 for middle or high school. (Team prize calculated based on top 3 scores.)
Our event is open to all students in grades K to 12 attending school (public, charter, private, religious or registered in homeschool) in Broward County, Florida. This event is not affiliated with BCPS. The tournament is free thanks to the support of The City of Sunrise. This tournament follows USCF rules but is not rated by the Federation.
Format: Game/30, delay 5 if clocks are used. Notation is required but clocks are not. TDs may place a clock on games that are running up against the time control.
Advance Registration Only. Check-in begins at 8:30 am. First round begins at 9:00 pm.
Other details: By registering for this event, participant agrees to abide by the rules and the direction of the tournament director. For more information on how tournaments work, visit this page. Participants acknowledge that photography and/or videotaping may be occurring during this event and, by registering, grant the right for their, and/or their child's image, to be used in promotional materials, both print and online, for The Sunrise Center for Excellence in Chess, The National Scholastic Chess Foundation (NSCF), The City of Sunrise and/or their affiliates and promotional partners. If there is a reason why your child cannot be videotaped, please advise the staff at check-in and we will do our best to accommodate you. Children must have a responsible adult with them (parent or a coach you trust) during the entire event. We will have some activities for our guests while the tournament is in progress. Most important: have fun!
Produced by The Sunrise Center for Excellence in Chess, a community development project of the National Scholastic Chess Foundation.