Welcome to Scrammble Tournament
A Community Education Project
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must register to play in the tournament. Use the registration
form to register.
and competing team must adhere to the game rules of this
tournament. Violator will be disqualified.
must follow the official Scrammble Tournament Schedule. No show
or late show of more than 3 minutes will be disqualified from
related to the competition will be resolved by the Tournament
against the Tournament Judge is allowed except when more than
one (or one team) of contestants are protesting against the same
Judge. Such protest will be resolved by the Tournament
Rules Governing Contest
report to the Tournament Official before the scheduled game time
to obtain permission to begin a competition.
must use the official Tournament Score Sheet to record
competition results and hand it to the Tournament Judge at the
end of the competition.
has the authority to rule on any issued raised by a contestant.
has the authority to rule on termination, postponement and/or
cancellation of a competition due to any unexpected events or
with anyone other than with contestants or Judge in the same
game is not allowed during the game.
conduct themselves with gamesmanship. Tournament Judge has the
authority to disqualify a contestant on misconduct basis.
Scrammble Game Rules
The deck of
Scrammble cards must be first counted (136 cards) then shuffled
by one or more contestants and then examined and approved (cut
the deck) by the Tournament Judge before game begins.
length of a word that can be claimed is 3 letters long.
Tournament Official has the authority to raise the minimum
length to 4 or 5 if necessary.
claimer (determined by time sequence) gets the claimed word even
it is a shorter word than a word (or words) claimed immediately
after in time except when the letters of the shorter word are
all contained in the word claimed immediately after, then the
first claimed word is considered to be scrammbled and lost to
the second or later claim.
Adding s, es, d,
ed, or n, en are not acceptable if the addition merely changes
the existing word's tense or plurality.
Challenge of the
correct spelling of a word must be made immediately when the
word is claimed, not permissible at a later time. Dispute on
correct spelling or acceptability of a challenged word must be
resolved by the Tournament Judge immediately after the challenge
is made. Judge may use a dictionary to resolve the dispute.
Both winner (s)
and loser (s) must hand their game score sheets to the
Tournament Judge. The winner (s) then must obtain information of
the next contest from the Tournament Official.
Word scores and
game scores are computed at the end of the game and verified by
the opponent immediately. The winner must ask the loser and the
Judge to sign on the winner's score sheet to certify the winning
Tournament Press Policy
Tournament Official Press Releases will be published on this web
invited to observe and cover the Tournament Events. However, any
photo involving any minor should not be published if the
guardian of the minor objects its publication.
interaction and publications should be brought to the attention
of the Scrammble Tournament Organizing Committee Official.
Contestant's Permission for Media Exposure
are required to give permission on media exposure when
registering for the Tournament. Anyone refuses to give such a
permission must personally contact a Tournament Official to
obtain a No Press Photo/Video card to wear during competition.
winners must give permission to media exposure during award
ceremony or have an adult representative to receive award.
Contact for Press
Scrammble Tournament Schedule
Practice Sessions - Free Workshops
3:30 - 5:00 PM Wednesdays at Citibank, Somers Rt 100,
Opposite St Luke's Church
3:30 - 5:00 PM Thursdays at Mahopac Public Library, Mahopac Rt
6, by Mahopac Lake
Tournament Schedule - Championship (To be
finalized on 4/24/2006)
Feb 23 - 25, 2007, Are
Reserved for the Scrammble Tournament, Locations: Citibank,
Somers and Mahopac Library
(See Tournament Schedule)
Free Games Collected for Your Headutainment