Those interested in competing in any of the tournaments should register at gate before 2:30 to insure a spot in any of the tournaments.
Egg Jousting Tournament
The Egg Jousting tournament is scheduled for 1:30pm in the Bailey. There are an unlimited number of spots available for this tournament and all are encouraged to participate. Hard boiled eggs will be provided during lunch (don’t eat them) and all combatants will have the opportunity to decorate their eggs with non-toxic markers.
There is no registration necessary for this tournament. Eggs not used during the tournament will be available for consumption. If you wish to complete, please claim your egg at the beginning of the lunch period.
Speed Chess Tournament
The Speed Chess Tournament is scheduled for 3:00 in the Arena. There is a limit of 16 spots available for this tournament. This is a single elimination tournament with winners advancing to the next round. The winner of the round will be determined first by checkmate, or whichever player has more non-pawn pieces remaining at the end of the round. If both players have all non-pawn pieces still in play, the winner will be the player with the most pawns. In the event no pieces were taken in a round, both players are eliminated.
- Round 1: Begins at 3:00 and runs for 30 minutes. 8 winners advance to Round 2.
- Round 2: Begins at 3:45 and runs for 30 minutes. 4 winners advance to Round 3.
- Round 3: Begins at 4:30 and runs for 30 minutes. 2 winners advance to the Human Chess Tournament scheduled for 7:30 in the Arena.
Note: If at the end of any of the first three rounds an odd number of players advances, the best loser from the previous round, the one with the most pieces remaining, advances to the next round. In the event of a tie, the player who registered first wins the tie.
One and Thirty
The One and Thirty tournament will be scheduled for 3:00 in the Hall. There is a limit of 24 spots for this tournament. Participants will be provided with an even number of tokens and will be divided into 3 groups for the elimination round. When a player is out of tokens, he or she is out of the game.
The Elimination Round will begin promptly at 3:00 and run for one hour, or until there is only one player left in each group. The player with the most tokens at the end of the hour will advance to the finals.
The Final Round will consist of the winners from each group and will begin at 4:15. Play will continue until 5:00 or when only one player remains in the game. The player with the most tokens at the end of the round shall be declared the tournament champion.
The Karnoeffel tournament will be scheduled for 3:00 in the Bailey. There is a limit of 8 spots for this game. Players are encouraged to register with a teammate to insure a spot in the tournament. Individual participants will be paired with another player at random to form teams. Participants will be provided with an even number of tokens to use in the game. When a player is out of tokens, he or she is out of the game.
The Elimination Round will begin promptly at 3:00 and run for one hour. The team with the most tokens in each game at the end of the hour will advance to the finals.
The Final Round, played by the winners of the elimination round, will begin promptly at 4:15 and run for 45 minutes, or until only one team remains in the game. The team with the most tokens at the end of the round shall be declared the tournament champion.
* We are only simulating the gambling aspect. No money will be involved and tokens will have no cash value. Participants in tournaments must be 12 years or older. There is no age limit for the Egg Jousting tournament.